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Malmesbury Abbey Organ

The next organ recital will be given by John Hughes on September 20th.  He has been organist in the Abbey for very many years and knows his way around the instrument, well able to bring out its best parts and allow for its quirks. However the organ is in need of a major overhaul, so […]

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Jazz in the Abbey

We are pleased to report that the heating has now been fixed in the Abbey.  So we can look forward to our next concert without trepidation. For this we are delighted to welcome the Jack Mac Jazz Quintet.  The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has produced many fine musicians, so we are confident […]

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Abbey heating

We feel obliged to issue a warning to those planning to attend the Joglaresa concert on Saturday February 9th, that there has been a problem with the Abbey heating system. It should be running properly again in the second half of February but not in time for this concert. There is a temporary heating system […]

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Programme for 2019

We have an exciting line up of concerts in 2019 starting off early on 9th February with JOGLARESA, Early Music’s “bit of rough”, and their production “The Virgin Queen”. According to the Telegraph, “this rebellious London based medieval/ folk ensemble pushes the limits of Early Music embodying boldness and improvisatory chutzpah that gets straight to […]

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The Return of Sergei

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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Ellis Ensemble concert on June 2nd

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 […]

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Organ Recital Friday May 11th

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 […]

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She’Koyokh

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.

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Quartet Amabile programme

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.

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MAMS 2018 Programme

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 […]

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