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Nearby: Great Malvern

The Category Great Malvern is a subset of Worcestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Great Malvern which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Malvern Male Voice Choir

- Vital Spark

 

Category Great Malvern
! Great Malvern KEY
VISITS (to Website)34
VIEWS (of this Record)53

'Renowned series of artistic events & exhibitions held annually in the surroundings of the glorious Malvern Hills. Some of the most prestigious musicians, poets, writers, film makers and other artists perform during Autumn every year.' Held September - October.

 

Category Arts Festivals
* Autumn in Malvern Festival
VISITS (to Website)265
VIEWS (of this Record)707

'Ever since its first concert on 31 October 1903, Malvern Concert Club, founded by Sir Edward Elgar, has been a cornerstone of musical life in Worcestershire. Over one hundred years later, today’s Concert Club is proud to continue that tradition of bringing the best chamber music to this part of the country. Whilst grounded in the tradition of the string quartet, each season brings a varied selection of music for small ensemble, with and without keyboard, and voice. Our performers are British and overseas musicians of international standing, with a balance of established artists and promising newcomers.'

 

* Malvern Concert Club
VISITS (to Website)239
VIEWS (of this Record)465

‘Set in the beautiful Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, Malvern Winds has become one of the UK's most established and popular summer course for amateur wind players. A chamber music course for wind players who are seeking an inspirational approach to their music-making. Course open to Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn players of grade 6 to performance diploma standard in graded ensembles.’ Held Late July.

 

* Malvern Winds
VISITS (to Website)138
VIEWS (of this Record)221

Annual weekend event taking place Late June. The Friends of the Upton Jazz Festival is 'Worcestershire's Premier Jazz Society for the best live jazz in the area featuring top musicians from Britain and abroad'.

 

Category Jazz Festivals
* Upton upon Severn Jazz Festival
VISITS (to Website)322
Also indexedFriends of the Upton Jazz Festival
VIEWS (of this Record)308

'The Folk Festival is promoted by the Upton upon Severn Folk Dance and Song Society. Membership of the society is available on application and acceptance by the committee. Membership is open to all those who wish to promote Folk Dancing and Folk Music in the district of Upton upon Severn in South Worcestershire.' Held Early May.

 

Category Folk Festivals
* Upton-upon-Severn Folk Festival
VISITS (to Website)266
Also indexedUpton upon Severn Folk Dance and Song Society
VIEWS (of this Record)396

‘Malvern’s own fine amateur orchestra ... Its membership, drawn from all over the Midlands region, now exceeds one hundred players ... The Orchestra rehearses intensively over two consecutive weekends culminating in a concert on the second Sunday. The Orchestra is committed to continuous improvement and with this aim we hold one-day workshops, and a Young Musician Competition, to provide opportunities for up-and-coming performers.  There is always a place for musicians of a high standard, particularly in the strings, so if you are interested in joining the Orchestra (auditions are not necessary, but grade 8 is advisable) please contact us.’

+ Chandos Symphony Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)100
VIEWS (of this Record)239

Cradley Singers is a choir of approximately 30 singers performing three concerts each year in and around the Malvern and Worcester area. Although we originated as Cradley Village choir, our members now come from many villages and market towns in the area, such as Ledbury, Bromyard and Malvern. We sing a wide variety of music ranging from serious works such as Vivaldi’s Gloria and the Duruflé Requiem to light-hearted jazz and contemporary pieces.‘

Category Community Choirs
+ Cradley Singers
VISITS (to Website)70
VIEWS (of this Record)127

‘Formed in 1919, we are a mixed choir of some 140 voices performing four concerts during the year. Our concerts take place in either Malvern Theatres or Great Malvern Priory. As well as three main concerts, we perform annually at a Carols for All Concert in Great Malvern Priory in December, specifically to raise funds for charity. We’re a large but friendly group and we’re always ready to welcome new people to our choir and audience.‘

 

Category Choral Societies
+ Malvern Festival Chorus
VISITS (to Website)123
VIEWS (of this Record)194

‘Well known for our seasonal concerts and performances at fetes, weddings, garden parties and in parks, the  Malvern Hills District Brass Band is a dedicated and friendly contesting Worcestershire brass band, with a large repertoire of music to suit all occasions, ... and is keen to hear from brass players or percussionists of any age or ability who may be interested in joining.’

 

+ Malvern Hills District Brass Band
VISITS (to Website)62
VIEWS (of this Record)111

'A mixed, adult choir of about 40 singers. The repertoire is varied but chiefly short pieces that are spiritual, classical, arrangements of popular songs, and songs from shows, rather than major choral works.'

Category Community Choirs
+ Malvern Singers
VISITS (to Website)182
VIEWS (of this Record)264

The Film Orchestra is the UK’s (& probably the world’s) 1st amateur orchestra to perform ONLY original music for film, TV & video games. Originally a rehearsal orchestra, bringing all ages together to enjoy playing original screen music, TfO has expanded with the addition of graded orchestras, wind bands, jazz bands, chamber ensembles, workshops and events to enjoy and promote the work of the film composer. With a growing network of musician members aged from 8 to 80+ and featuring professional musicians alongside enthusiastic amateurs, TfO truly brings together enthusiasts from across the spectrum of music making.’

Category Light Orchestras
+ The Film Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)104
VIEWS (of this Record)206

‘An SATB chamber choir with up to 24 members based in Malvern, Worcestershire. Our membership, which includes those who come from much further afield, all share an enjoyment of a wide range of music from the Renaissance to the 21st century, both serious and light. The choir gives five or six concerts every year. As well as promoting our own events, the choir regularly teams up with fine venues ... and organisations ... This well established choir is enthusiastic to explore new events, new venues and new partners.’

 

 

Category Chamber Choirs
+ The Hills Singers
VISITS (to Website)76
VIEWS (of this Record)282

Malvern Theatres presents over 600 live performances a year attracting some 300,000 visitors. We screen over 700 film showings each year to an audience of over 70,000 film lovers but the shows are only half the story. Through our Engagement & Creative Learning programme, we work with people of all ages and all abilities, including individuals with a variety of disabilities and complex conditions, to provide experiences which will engage, inspire and empower individuals for life. We successfully achieve all of the above with less than 1% of annual turnover publicly funded, and the vision of our trustees and staff is to become one of the few financially independent theatres in the UK.’

 

Category Great Malvern
@ Forum Theatre Malvern
VISITS (to Website)55
VIEWS (of this Record)125

‘The Priory has a strong musical tradition. We have a talented Director of Music, strong choirs and dedicated organists who lead the music. The Priory Choir consists of adults and children while the Priory Singers is a mixed voice choir for adults. In addition, we enjoy the resources of a mixed-age orchestra, a Praise Group and a nascent Worship Band ... The organ is widely used by the church and the community in general; some five civic services and ten local school services per year are held, as well as concerts, organ recitals and teaching sessions.‘

Category Greater Churches
@ Great Malvern Priory
VISITS (to Website)251
VIEWS (of this Record)410

‘This fine Victorian bandstand was restored and re-erected in its original position in Priory Park in the 1980's through the efforts of The Malvern Civic Society who now use it as their logo.’ Summer series of Sunday afternoon concerts.

 

@ Priory Park Malvern
VISITS (to Website)49
VIEWS (of this Record)98

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