Singing on the River

25 Jun 2023 - 6:00 pm
King's College, Cambridge

Singing on the River 2023: King's College, Back Lawn

Pack your picnics and join us on the iconic lawns of King's College for the annual Singing on the River.

The King’s Men perform a delightful programme of madrigals, part-songs and close-harmony on the stunning banks of the River Cam.

Admission from 6pm from the main entrance on King’s Parade. 

You are welcome to bring picnics and blankets. Please do not bring anything that might damage the lawn. Please bring a bag to take your recycling home with you.

Other information
The concert will finish around 8:30pm. Please bring warm clothes and, if necessary, an umbrella.

£20 / £10 / £5
under 5 years: Free


French Madrigal - Pierre Certon (c. 1572) 

The Last Rose of Summer - Trad. (arr. Owen Elsley) 

The Wild Rover - Trad. (arr. Paul Greally)

Loch Lomond - Trad. (arr. Sebastian Johns) 

Shenandoah - Trad. (arr. Keith Roberts)

Kelele - Trad. (arr. Toby Young)

Joshua - Trad. (arr. Keith Roberts)

The Kings Men - Trad. (arr. Sebastian Johns)

Warmth of the Sun - The Beach Boys (arr. David von Kampen)

I Get Around - The Beach Boys (arr. Keith Roberts)

Butterfly - Mia Makaroff (arr. Binath Philomin)


New York, New York - Kander and Ebb (arr. Keith Roberts)

Mr Blue Sky - ELO (arr. Paul Greally)

Yesterday - The Beatles (arr. Bob Chilcott)

Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway (arr. Ed Rex)

Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder (arr. Harry Bradford)

When she loved me - Sarah McLachlan (arr. Benedict Kearns)

I wanna be like you - The Sherman Brothers (arr. Bradley Smith)

Can you feel the love tonight - Elton John (arr. Binath Philomin)

Copacabana - Barry Manilow (arr. Will Crane)

Everything - Michael Bublé (arr. Ruari Bowen)

Lullabye - Billy Joel (arr. Philip Lawson)

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