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English Symphony Orchestra

  English Symphony Orchestra Academia Musica Choir Conducted by Kenneth Woods 14 March, 2018 at 7:30 PM Malvern Priory Sawyers- The Valley of Vision (world premiere) Haydn- Missa in tempore belli (Mass in Time of War) Beethoven- Symphony no. 3 “Eroica” Two of the great musical manifestations of the Napoleonic Wars form the heart of this exciting… Read more


English Symphony Orchestra

  English Symphony Orchestra with Chloe Hanslip (Violin) Conducted by Kenneth Woods Mendelssohn- Hebrides Overture Brahms- Violin Concerto Schumann- Symphony no. 3 in E flat (Rhenish) Mendelssohn was Schumann’s greatest advocate and Schumann the many who told the world of Brahms’ genius. Together, these three Romantic masters offer the soundtrack for the ESO’s historic return… Read more


English Symphony Orchestra

English Symphony Orchestra with Zoe Beyers (Soloist/Director) Mozart: Divertimento in D K.136 (15′) Schubert: Rondo in A for violin and strings D.438 (15′) Kreisler: Liebesfreud, Liebesleid and Schön Rosmarin (10′) Elgar: Serenade for Strings (15′) Britten: Simple Symphony (20′) Newly-appointed ESO Leader Zoë Beyers, one of the UK’s finest and most admired violinists, features as director and soloist in… Read more


The Real Thing

  Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Laurence Fox in The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard Directed by Stephen Unwin “A play that reminds you why you go to the theatre and why you fall in love. And why, just sometimes, it is all worth the effort” The Spectator Henry is the smartest and sharpest playwright… Read more


English Symphony Orchestra

English Symphony Orchestra Kenneth Woods- Artistic Director Raphael Wallfisch- cello Haydn- Symphony no. 45 in F-sharp minor “Farewell” Schumann- Cello Concerto in A minor Mozart- Symphony no. 41 in C major “Jupiter” The ESO launch their new series of concerts in Malvern Priory by saying goodbye with a performance of Haydn’s enigmatic Farewell symphony. Renowned… Read more


Shakespeare’s Globe: King Lear

Please note this broadcast was due to be screened live on Thursday 21st September however will now be recorded and screened on Saturday 23rd September at 2pm. ‘Love, and be silent’ King Lear (Kevin R McNally) has three daughters, but no sons. Boldly he makes a decision to divide his kingdom among his children, but… Read more


MFC: Belshazzar’s Feast by William Walton

  Walton – Belshazzar’s Feast Verdi – Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco Knight – Immortality (first performance) Knight – Ebb (an operatic study) Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance March no. 5 Malvern Festival Chorus is rounding off its 2016-17 “feast-themed” season with a performance of William Walton’s powerful Belshazzar’s Feast. The concert also… Read more


The Remains of Tom Lehrer

    James Seabright presents The Remains of Tom Lehrer (Performed by Adam Kay) Following sell-out shows in London’s West End, award-winning musical comedian Adam Kay presents his take on the legendary songbook of Tom Lehrer. Lehrer’s satirical songs have delighted and horrified audiences for decades including Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, The Masochism Tango… Read more


The Handmaiden (18)

  A handmaiden hired to look after a Japanese heiress in her luxury estate hides a multitude of dark secrets in this bold and visually stunning period thriller. 1930’s Korea, and a beautiful heiress named Hideko (Min-hee Kim) lives a strange and largely secluded life with her uncle, Kouzuki (Jin-woong Jo), in a decadent countryside… Read more


Waiting For God

  James Seabright presents WAITING FOR GOD A comedy by Michael Aitkens Directed by David Grindley Starring Nichola McAuliffe and Jeffrey Holland Nichola McAuliffe (Surgical Spirit) and Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi!, Coronation Street) star in this premiere stage production of the BAFTA Best Comedy Series nominated Waiting For God, which delighted TV audiences across several BBC series… Read more