Howard Foundation

(Reg UK Charity
No 285822)

Established 1982



2016 News


May Update

Howard Foundation:    Sponsored Events for Downing Arts

Howard Theatre, Downing College, Cambridge

Ticket Websites: (1)

             (2) (What’s On, then Cambridge Summer Festival, page 2)



Sun 15th May 2016     Cambridge Early Music  - Festival of the Voice – Final Concert at 7.30 p.m. with James Gilchrist, tenor and Anna Tillbrook, fortepianist - settings of Goethe by Schubert, Schumann, Loewe, Zelter and Reichardt, the second set of Haydn’s Canzonzettas and Beethoven’s cycle “an die ferne geliebte”.  Cash bar pre-performance, interval and post-Concert. (1)


Sat 16th July 2016      Lecture by Tim Rawle Fellow Commoner of Downing College, Photographer and author of “A Classical Adventure – An Architectural History of Downing College” at 2 p.m.  Free, open to members of the College and the Public. (


Sat 16th July 2016       Cambridge Early Music, Concert – “The Concert of Europe: Napoleon and the Musical World” at 7.30 p.m.  Further details -  Cash bar pre-performance, interval and post-Concert. (1)


Sun 24th July 2016       Cambridge Summer Music, an event of their Summer Festival – Composer Series Dialogue/Concert with pianist Lucy Parham, narrators Henry Goodman and Joanna David at 7.30 p.m. – “Beloved Clara”, the passionate and tragic story of Robert and Clara Schumann, and Johannes Brahms.  Cash bar pre-performance, interval and post-Concert. (2)


Tue-Thur 16-18 August 2016 – One Woman Show by Heritage Productions – Madame Pompadour – I shall be Remembered” at 7.30 p.m. with Elaine Montgomerie reprising a seminal role featuring a lavish set, period music and the classically inspired theatre itself!  All tickets will carry a donation to Arthur Rank Hospice, Cambridge.  Cash bar pre-performance, interval and post-Show.  Co-sponsored by Downing College.  Tickets on the door or from ADC. (3)


Tue 21st March 2017    Cambridge Early Music – Concert - “European Day of Early Music” Pre Concert Talk 18.30; Concert 19.30 (Brook Street Band for Bach & Handel).  Cash bar pre-performance, interval and post-Concert. (1)