The Society are delighted to welcome back Sergei Podobedov on July 7th, when he will be playing works by Mozart, Schubert and Liszt. His previous visit in 2014 was memorable not just for the brilliance of his playing, but also for the fact that he had no opportunity to play the Abbey piano before the […]
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We are delighted to welcome the Ellis Ensemble for our next concert in the Abbey. Their programme includes music by Mozart, Poulenc and Reinecke. They were originally a clarinet, bassoon and piano trio, but since there is such a wide variety of music for piano and wind, they decided to expand to include oboe and […]
There will be another Rycroft Organ Recital, on May 11th at 3pm. The organist will be Robin Baggs. He is the pianist with Quartet Amabile who gave such an enjoyable concert back in February. The Cafe will be open, serving hot drinks and cakes, so come and relax and see Robin put the Malmesbury Abbey […]
Our next concert on Saturday March 17th promises to be an exciting event. She’Koyokh have been described by the Evening Standard as performers of “the best Balkan and klezmer music in Britain”. To find out more, and purchase tickets, visit the concert page.
Details are now available of the music to be performed at our concert on 10th February. There should be something for everyone with composers ranging from Mozart and Schubert to Ivor Novello. See the full programme on the concert page.
There is an exciting series of concerts for this year, with a mix of nationally renowned performers and local favourites. The season starts on February 10th with the return of Helen Kucharek, who with her friends will perform a varied programme of music to suit all tastes. Then for a change on March 10th the […]
There has been a change in the programme for the concert on November 11th. The Taverner piece Svyati has been replaced by ‘Close now thine eyes and rest secure‘ the first movement of Howard Goodall’s Requiem: Eternal Light. The whole programme reflects our thoughts on the eve of Remembrance Sunday. Starting at the west end […]
Our next afternoon organ recital is on Wednesday January 18th at 3pm, and will be given by James Anderson-Besant, who is the Organ Scholar at Gloucester Cathedral. His programme includes: Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV 540 — Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Prélude sur l’Introit de l’Épiphanie, Op. 13 — Maurice Duruflé (1902 […]
We are saddened to report that Janet Barton died on December 9th. She was for very many years the society’s concert secretary and played a large part in maintaining our high performance standards. Her job included suggesting artists to engage, contacting them and making detailed arrangements, and ensuring that everything was in place on the […]
It was a joy for me to sit in the audience and to hear the Malmesbury Abbey Organ away from the organ stool! It must have been a challenge for Daniel Cook to play a 2 manual organ, when he is used to the 4 manuals of the Westminster Abbey Organ. However the Malmesbury Organ […]