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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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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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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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Organ Recital January 18th 2017

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 […]

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Janet Barton

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 […]

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Final concerts of 2016

On October 29th Daniel Cook, sub-Organist at Westminster Abbey, is performing on the famous Johnson organ of Malmesbury Abbey.  The organ recital is always one of the highlights of the MAMS season as distinguished organists have enjoyed playing this fine instrument.  Daniel Cook promises to maintain the high standard. He has produced a varied programme […]

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