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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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 […]
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 […]
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 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 The Taverner piece Svyati has been replaced by ‘Close now thine eyes and rest secure‘ the first movement of Howard Goodall’s Requiem: Eternal Light.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 […]
The Oriel Singers have confirmed the final programme for their forthcoming concert in Malmesbury Abbey. Entitled A Madrigal Odyssey it is a fascinating mixture of well-known Elizabethan madrigals (such as Sweet Suffolk Owl and Fair Phyllis), European pieces from the same period (including Monteverdi), songs by those who kept the tradition going (such as Pearsall) and contributions from more […]
It was great to have such a full audience at our inaugural concert of the 2016 season. The concert was generously sponsored by Caroline Pym and her son Hugh in memory of her late husband Dr Michael Pym. Dr Pym was a well regarded GP in Malmesbury and he was one of the founding members […]