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October 2017

  Come and join in this exclusive, intimate evening of stories, songs, and silver tinged laughter “One of the most affecting voices in British folk” – Q Magazine “Her voice remains a thing of extraordinary beauty.” – MOJO One of the finest interpreters of traditional folk song and one of our most emotive original songwriters - melding old and new so you can barely see the join. Mercury Prize Winner. Folk Singer of the Year, Best Live Act, Best Album and…

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  Re-live the iconic sound of The Police and front man Sting with this unmissable pitch perfect production. Fans of the legendary rock band won’t believe their ears as Message in a Bottle brings the stage alive with the magic of The Police’s greatest hits including Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Message in a Bottle, Walking on the Moon, So Lonely and Englishman in New York. Whether you’re a diehard fan or just a lover of great music, this energetic…

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Dinosaur World

October 21st - October 22nd

  Looking for fun days out with the kids this October Half-Term? Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family (ages 3+). Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, to name a few! Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our…

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  October Half-Term Tuesday 24th October 10:30am – 12:30pm: 14 – 16yrs 1:30pm – 3:30pm: 16yrs+ Learn the basics of unarmed stage fighting with professional stage fight choreographer, Keith Wallis. Come along and join us for a session of slaps, punches, knees, kicks, locks, pulls and much more. £15.00 each or £25.00 for 2 tickets (Inclusive of 12% booking fee)

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Rich Hall’s Hoedown

October 25th 8:00 pm

  Off The Kerb Productions presents RICH HALL’S HOEDOWN  Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever. His BBC Four documentaries, most recently Rich Hall’s Countrier Than You and Rich Hall’s Presidential Grudge Match and BBC Radio 4 series Rich Hall’s (US Election)…

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  115th Season 2017-18..   Doric String Quartet Alex Redington violin Jonathan Stone violin Hélène Clément viola John Myerscough cello   Thomas Adès The Four Quarters, Op.28 (2010) Haydn String Quartet in A, Op.20, No.6 Mendelssohn String Quartet No.6 in F minor, Op.80   The Doric String Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe. Selected for representation by the Young Classical Artists Trust…

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  From a very young age Ray discovered the joys of exploring the Wilderness, the most intact, undisturbed wild natural areas left on our planet. His fascination with this environment that has not been modified by civilised human activity, has greatly shaped his life. Ray will take you on a journey that he deeply values for cultural, spiritual, moral and aesthetic reasons and explain why he believes these are vital for the human spirit and creativity.   Ticket price includes…

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Alexander O’Neal

October 28th 7:45 pm

  Alexander O’Neal confirms Malvern amongst his final '30 Years of Hearsay' UK Tour dates! Alexander O'Neal has created a cult appreciation across the globe. His back catalogue transporting his singles in to the UK and Billboard top tens as well as a triple platinum selling album and ever expanding discography. Securing his name in the R&B history books, Alexander O'Neal is one of the genres most iconic names. With chart smash ‘Criticize' still lighting up dance floors across the world thirty years after…

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  How do you tame wildness? For hundreds of thousand of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers – consummate survival experts, but taking the world as they found it. Then a revolution happened: we started to domesticate wild species and they became crucial to our own survival and success. Join Alice Roberts as she delves into archaeology, history and genetics to reveal the amazing stories of the species…

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Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

October 30th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

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Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

October 30th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

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November 2017

Hans Rey: Riding Life

November 1st 7:45 pm

  Presented by Speakers from the Edge: Hans Rey, the former World Champion, pioneer of Freeride, Mountain Bike Hall of Famer and mountain bike adventurer, will take audiences on an inspiring journey through his 30 year career and show you some of the best trails and destinations worldwide. Covering his early riding days in Germany, the mountain bike boom in America, his extreme biking feats and adventures – which include the first bike descent of Mt. Kenya, riding the Indian…

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      Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision.   Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the absurd details of everyday life, and unforgettable turn of phrase, combine to make her a true national treasure. Recent radio broadcasts include Just A Minute, Loose Ends, and five of her own series of Ayres On The Air for Radio 4. “Pam Ayres’ session was…

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Stick Man

November 6th - November 7th

  Scamp Theatre and Freckle Productions present STICK MAN Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is coming back to Malvern Theatres! What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree? This award-winning…

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Antigone

November 8th 7:45 pm

  A brother condemned to walk forever in the shadow of death. A family teetering on the brink of catastrophe. A world where one girl dares to take a stand. This blistering new adaptation sees Sophocles’ tragedy reimagined in a dystopian landscape, where fate is written in code and where drones flock across the skies. Brought to life by innovative theatre company Actors of Dionysus, this production combines bold ideas with passionate and visceral physical theatre. Running time 1 hour…

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  ‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades! Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively. Their live show is dynamic and uplifting featuring all of their biggest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe. ‘Under…

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The Magic Flute

November 11th 7:30 pm

  Following their hugely popular and critically acclaimed production of Carmen last February, Olivier award winning OperaUpClose return with their bold new take on Mozart’s classic. Invited behind the velvet rope at London’s most exclusive club, Tamino doesn’t have time to stop for beggars, paparazzi, or even his girlfriend Pamina.  Going to bed after a blazing row later that night, this ordinary couple relive the events and encounters of the evening in dreams made extraordinary by the lateness of the…

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  Butterworth A Shropshire Lad R Strauss Four Last Songs Elgar/Payne Symphony No 3   Michael Lloyd conductor Alison Roddy soprano   An air of nostalgia pervades this programme: Butterworth’s lovely Rhapsody with its tangible sense of yearning for an England gone by; the emotional depths of Strauss’s heart-achingly beautiful Four Last Songs; and the old-order resistance to changing world events in Elgar’s writing, so illuminatingly brought to life by Anthony Payne in 1997. We are joined by international opera…

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Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

November 13th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

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Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

November 13th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

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  Phoenix Dance Theatre return to Malvern to present three diverse, emotional, and sassy dances in one thrilling and thought-provoking performance. Beginning with Calyx, a new piece for 2017 by company dancer Sandrine Monin: this beautiful work explores the theme of desire, inspired by ‘The Flowers of Evil’ by Charles Baudelaire. Next, Beast, by choreographer Douglas Thorpe  immerses the audience into the darkest reaches of the mind, using six dancers in a powerful, intimidating and uncompromising performance. Lastly, Aletta Collins’…

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      Would you like the opportunity to work with professional dancers and a professional choreographer? Come and take part in this enlightened dance workshop delivered by the Phoenix Dance Company. In this package you will also get to see the wonderful performance on the 14th November, this is not one to miss out on! TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE ON 01684 892277

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  Islands in the Stream – The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit. Enjoy a superb score…

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  Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production for 2017 – Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael. Relive the passion, the flare, and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this incredible concert sensation. As the great man said: you gotta have faith…     Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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  Oysterband: 40th Celebration Special Classic songs from every era of a long and mighty career Oysterband was born in the summer of 1977 when the sound of punk rock rang loud from the radio, disaffection became the order of the day and riots filled the streets of Thatcherite Britain. There were many on the UK folkscene who felt the same urge for similar challenges and change in their own music and lives, and Oysterband’s hard-edged music and performances amply…

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

November 19th 7:45 pm

  No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Relive the Cult Classic and celebrate the music of one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time. Be part of the glorious summer of ‘63 and experience all your favourite songs such as She’s Like The Wind, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Hungry Eyes and of course the Oscar Winning (I’ve Had) The Time of my Life. It’s going to have you dancing dirty in…

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Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

November 20th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

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Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

November 20th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

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  British Cycling has seen more drama in the past year than your average soap opera… SO journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting is back this Autumn with his acclaimed sell out ride through the world of Bikeology, featuring brand new tales from life in the cycling lane, as well as the inside scoop from his time at the 2017 Tour de France. What drives the cyclist (apart from a sturdy, well-oiled chain) to such ecstasies of endurance?…

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  115th Season 2017-18 .. Mozart Sonata in E flat, K.282 Schubert Three piano pieces, D.946 Schubert arr. Liszt Die junge Nonne; Du bist die Ruh’; Auf dem Wasser zu Singen Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op.117 Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic   Leon McCawley, one of Britain’s foremost pianists, has forged a highly successful career since winning 1st Prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and 2nd Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, building on…

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  Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR’ will once again feature all those classic ‘Eagles Greatest Hits’ from their timeless back catalogue including ‘Hotel California’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘One Of These Nights’, Take It To The Limit, ‘Desperado’, ‘Lyin’ Eyes’, ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ and many more. This world class seven piece band are a phenomenon and have…

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Malvern Festival Chorus

November 26th 5:30 pm

    Programme Mozart - Requiem in D Minor Haydn - Te Deum Mozart - Solemn Vespers of the Confessor   Soloists will include Emma Hall - Soprano, Susanna Spicer - Mezzo-soprano, and Malvern Festival Chorus's President James Oxley - Tenor.   Malvern Festival Chorus presents an evening of choral works by two of the most popular composers of the classical period. Mozart's Requiem, one of his best-loved choral works, was unfinished when he died in 1791 and the question of who contributed to…

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Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

November 27th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

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Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

November 27th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

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  Tawai is the word the nomadic hunter gatherers of Borneo use to describe their inner feeling of connection to nature. In this dreamy, philosophical and sociological look at life, explorer Bruce Parry travels the world to learn from people living lives very different to our own. From the jungles of Malaysia to the tributaries of the Amazon, TAWAI is a quest for reconnection, providing a powerful voice from the heart of the forest itself. After the film has screened,…

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December 2017

  Composed for the coronation of King George II, and performed at every coronation since, Zadok the Priest and The King Shall Rejoice have stamped their mark on music history as some of the most powerful and evocative works to have been composed for such an event. Made up of 18 short movements for chorus and soloists, the Te Deum is one of Handel’s most splendid works, written to celebrate King George II’s triumphant return from the Battle of Dettingen in 1743. The concert also features the famous…

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Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

December 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

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Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

December 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

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THE SENSATIONAL 60’s EXPERIENCE Without doubt the most explosive 60’s show touring the UK, for one night only. With a BRAND NEW PRODUCTION for 2017. THE SENSATIONAL 60’S EXPERIENCE. Five legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is must see 60’s show for 2017. Starring Mike Pender (Original voice of The Searchers) Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, The New Amen Corner. Hits include…

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Magic of Motown

December 8th 7:45 pm

  Celebrating the sound of a generation Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the Royal Variety Performance 2016. Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music…

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Beyond the Barricade

December 9th 7:45 pm

  ‘Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live! Recreating original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, this cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, present a blockbusting two hour show, and is now established as the nation’s favourite musical theatre concert. Starring Andy Reiss, David Fawcett, Katie Leeming and Rebecca Vere, together with their…

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  'World’s Number 1 Celebration of David Bowie.’ Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy. Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail, bringing the golden years of David Bowie to theatres across the globe. So, put on your red shoes and Let’s Dance!…

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  A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, featuring songs from its biggest stars both past and present. Hits from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town, are showcased by the amazing vocals of…

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  Swing into the season of goodwill with Chris Dean and The "Best Big Band in the Land". Christmas would not be complete without the ultimate festive Big Brand concert, packed with the music of the legendary Glenn Miller along side yuletide favourites, bringing non-stop Christmas cheer. Recently voted the UK's No.1 Big Band for the 10th consecutive year, this musical spectacular will really put youn 'In The Mood' for Christmas. "The best band currently playing the music anywhere in…

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January 2018

CBSO Viennese New Year

5th January 2018 7:45 pm

  FEATURING Martin Yates – Conductor Ilona Domnich – Soprano You haven’t seen in the New Year until you’ve raised a glass of champagne to Vienna, where the melodies are sweeter than sachertorte and every waltz awakes a thousand memories. The CBSO’s Viennese evening has all the tunes you love: Vilja, Roses from the South, Vienna Blood, the Tritsch-Tratsch Polka and of course The Blue Danube, with opera star Ilona Domnich singing some of Viennese operetta’s most mouth-watering numbers. All together now: prosit neujahr! PROGRAMME Includes: Suppé: Light Cavalry:…

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  Johnny Cash Roadshow is not just another tribute band, it is a full concert, production and finest celebration of Johnny Cash in the world. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! JCR are now recognised and loved as a band in their own right, unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash. Fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John, this re-creates with astounding accuracy and truly captures the essence…

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  Mozart Don Giovanni (Overture) Mozart Symphony no41 'Jupiter' Beethoven Piano concerto no3 in C minor John Lill - piano David Curtis – conductor Acknowledged as a leading interpreter of the works of Beethoven, John Lill has been performing recitals since the age of nine. John will be performing a Piano Concerto premiered in 1803, with Beethoven himself as the soloist. Two works by Mozart are featured in the first half: Don Giovanni’s Overture, completed - some say - on…

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  FAITH – THE GEORGE MICHAEL LEGACY A stunning celebration of one of the greatest singer–songwriters of all time, featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band. A musical journey of 35 years of hit records, from Wham to his solo career, the show uses actual video footage from The George Michael 25 live tour and is a 2 hour spellbinding spectacle of his songs such as, Club Tropicana, I’m Your Man, Faith, Fast love, Outside, Freedom,…

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An Evening with Johnny Kingdom

24th January 2018 7:45 pm

  Johnny Kingdom is a one-off. This one-time gravedigger and wildlife enthusiast has enchanted huge audiences on the BBC and ITV with his unique approach to filming the animals and birds on Exmoor and across the wider country.‘Enchanting’, ‘He makes you feel you are there with him’, ‘He’s clearly in love with Exmoor’, are just some of the comments from the press about Johnny’s television programmes. His passion for deer, badger, fox and birdlife and his brilliance at transmitting that passion…

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115th Season 2017-18 .. Tasmin Little violin Martin Roscoe piano  .. Beethoven Sonata for piano and violin in D, Op.12, No.1 Beethoven Sonata for piano and violin in C minor, Op.30, No.2 Beethoven Sonata for piano and violin in G, Op.96 .. Tasmin Little OBE has firmly established herself as one of today’s leading international violinists. Her multi-award winning and varied career encompasses international concerto and recital performances, master classes, workshops and community outreach work. Her discography and performance schedule…

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  Performed by a multi-award winning band who have headlined the ‘International Guitar Festival’ on several occasions, this is a Queen show like no other. From numerous Queen Conventions to TV appearances, GA GA have consistently proved why they are so highly rated by critics and audiences alike. There are no wigs, no make-up and definitely no false moustaches but instead a host of massive Queen songs played like they were meant to be. “Stunning” – Official Queen Fan Club…

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MET Tosca

27th January 2018 5:55 pm

  Tosca (Giacomo Puccini) – New Production Rivaling the splendor of Franco Zeffirelli’s set and costumes of the Napoleonic era, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna: Kristine Opolais and Anna Netrebko. Vittorio Grigolo and Marcelo Álvarez alternate in the role of Tosca’s revolutionary artist lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel, Michael Volle, and George Gagnidze as the depraved police chief Scarpia. Andris Nelsons conducts.…

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  JACK JONES lights up a stage - any stage, any time, anywhere. One of the world’s most loved international singing stars, JACK JONES still stands head and shoulders above his musical peers Jack Jones has sung all his life. He has 60 albums to his credit, two Grammies and another five nominations, an Emmy, and awards too numerous to mention. Mel Torme put it, “the greatest ‘pure’ singer in the world.” Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennet said he was…

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February 2018

  Written on enormous sheets of paper which make Tallis’s 40-parts Spem in alium seem rather small by comparison, Biber’s Salzburg Mass is the largest surviving composition of sacred baroque music. The manuscript was first found in the home of a greengrocer in the 1870s in Salzburg and was originally thought to have been composed by Benevoli. In the mid-1970s the musicologist Hintermaier proved that the Missa had been written by Heinrich Biber, most probably in 1682 for the celebrations…

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MET L’Elisir d’Amore

10th February 2018 5:00 pm

  L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti) Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts. Conductor: Domingo Hindoyan Cast: Pretty Yende (Adina), Matthew Polenzani (Nemorino), Davide Luciano (Belcore), Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (Dulcamara) Approx running time: 2hrs 49mins Ticket price includes 1 £1 contribution to our heritage…

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  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 to Malvern Theatres. "In “the ‘Rhenish’, ESO Conductor Woods holds his own against such wonders as Sawallisch, Celibidache, Giulini and immediately becomes a favourite for…

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  Celebrating the World’s Greatest Guitarists ‘The classic rock fan’s ultimate live juke box!’ As testimony to the ever increasing popularity of Classic Rock music, this critically acclaimed live show returns to the UK with an amazing new live production, celebrating the world’s greatest guitarists. Paying tribute to many of the world’s all time guitar greats, The Classic Rock Show’s world class musicians power through celebrations of legendary performances by Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), Walter Becker (Steely Dan) , Eric Clapton, Angus Young (AC/DC), Brian May (Queen), Joe Walsh (The…

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Max Boyce

17th February 2018 7:45 pm

  Max Boyce has been entertaining people all over the world for more than 40 years with his ability to paint pictures in word and song. A huge new young audience has recently discovered this exceptional entertainer, taking him into their hearts and making him a true modern day folk hero. Max’s live performances need no introduction; the audience’s reactions and standing ovations speak for themselves. Don’t miss out on the unique experience of seeing Max Boyce live in concert,…

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    115th Season 2017-18 .. Roderick Williams baritone Iain Burnside piano .. Schubert Winterreise, D.911 .. Malvern Concert Club’s President, Roderick Williams, and Iain Burnside return to Malvern for this second annual recital in their series encompassing all three of Schubert’s major song cycles. Winterreise (Winter Journey) is a cycle of 24 songs based on poems by Wilhelm Müller. As tenor Ian Bostridge has written, ‘the songs are forerunners, in a sense, of all those songs of love and…

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NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

22nd February 2018 7:00 pm

  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof By Tennessee Williams Directed by Benedict Andrews  Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s…

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MET La Bohème

24th February 2018 5:30 pm

  La Bohème (Puccini) The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with a series of exciting casts. Angel Blue, Anita Hartig, and Sonya Yoncheva (left) share the role of the fragile Mimì, with Dmytro Popov, Russell Thomas, and Michael Fabiano alternating as the poet Rodolfo. Alexander Soddy and Marco Armiliato share conducting duties. Conductor: Marco Armiliato Production: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Mimì), Susanna Phillips (Musetta), Michael Fabiano (Rodolfo), Lucas Meachem (Marcello), Alexey Lavrov (Schaunard), Matthew…

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Richard Alston Dance Company

27th February 2018 - 28th February 2018

  Richard Alston Dance Company is an avidly followed UK dance company with some of the world’s best contemporary dancers. It returns with a brand new Alston piece to Carnaval by Schumann played live by the fantastic pianist Jason Ridgway, a new piece by Martin Lawrance and Gypsy Mixture, a great Alston favourite. Gypsy Mixture has exhilarating dancing to the infectious music of Romanian and Macedonian gypsy bands that will lift your spirits and quicken your pulse. Pre show talk: 27th Feb…

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March 2018

Banff Mountain Film Festival

2nd March 2018 7:30 pm
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  Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival. Follow the expeditions of some of today's most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. This year there are two evenings that will ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel. For double the adventure come along both nights for two entirely different film programmes. Two…

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  Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders),  Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Hilary O’Neil (ITV’s Copy Cats). Menopause the Musical is heading out on another UK wide tour. This hysterical show packed full of one-liners about night sweats, hot flushes and memory loss is backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack of innuendo-laden versions of 60s, 70s and 80s pop classics. An all-singing, all-dancing comedy set in a department store, where four women with seemingly nothing in common, meet by…

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  Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she's a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see? Do you arrange the nights out? Are you in charge of passports on holiday? Then so are you! Whether you’re sorting the tickets for this show or turning up when you’re told to, welcome. You’ll learn about Rescue Men, farting in hospital pants, what can happen at a bra fitting, the benefits of casserole, plus tips on how to talk to…

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  Prokofiev Symphony no1 in D major ‘Classical’ Schubert Symphony no3 in D major Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major Jennifer Pike - violin David Curtis – conductor Orchestra of the Swan welcomes Jennifer Pike, renowned for her unique artistry and compelling insight into music from the Baroque to the present day, performing Tchaikovsky’s best-known Violin Concerto. Prokofiev's most famous symphony, the ‘Classical’ said by the composer to be the type of symphony Haydn would have written if he'd lived another…

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    115th Season 2017-18 .. Mark Bebbington piano Coull Quartet: Roger Coull violin Philip Gallaway violin Jonathan Barritt viola Nicholas Roberts cello .. Villa-Lobos String Quartet No.5 Ian Venables Piano Quintet, Op.27 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34 .. Formed in 1974, the Coull Quartet rapidly achieved national recognition, and were appointed Quartet-in-Residence by the University of Warwick in 1977, a post which they still hold today. The Quartet, which includes two of its founder members, has performed…

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  Having sold more than seven million albums worldwide, Russell Watson is firmly established as the UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist of all time.  To date, his illustrious career has included performances for Her Majesty The Queen, The Pope and two US Presidents.  Following a series of sell-out performances in 2015-16, “The People’s Tenor” returns to the stage with his brand-new show Canzoni d’Amore.  Captivating to watch and enchanting to listen to, Russell Watson continues to wow audiences with his…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

23rd March 2018 7:30 pm
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  Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival. Follow the expeditions of some of today's most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. This year there are two evenings that will ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel. For double the adventure come along both nights for two entirely different film programmes. Two…

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MET Così fan tutte

31st March 2018 5:55 pm

  Così fan tutte (Mozart) – New Production A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island—complete with bearded ladies, fire eaters, and a Ferris wheel. Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award–winner Kelli O’Hara, with Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, and Adam Plachetka as the pairs of young lovers who test…

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April 2018

The Bootleg Beatles

6th April 2018 7:45 pm

  The world’s most famous Beatles Tribute band continues to draw critical acclaim from across the globe with their stunning recreation of the greatest songbook of all time. Tracing the Fab Four’s journey through the sixties, every tiny detail is meticulously covered from costumes to authentic period instruments; from their witty ‘Scouse’ banter to their ‘inflection perfect’ vocal mimicry. Complete with a little help from their orchestral ensemble, this is a not-to-be-missed spectacular for ‘Beatlemaniacs’ of all ages. It’s not…

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You Win Again

20th April 2018

  Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brothers’ music through the sixties, seventies and eighties – including hits they wrote for artists such as Celine Dion, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton. Join us for this breath-taking concert spectacular, taking you on a musical journey…

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  Lights, Camera…. Ballroom! BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev returns with his brand new show The Magic of Hollywood alongside fellow Strictly pro Anya Garnis. This amazing new show will be jam packed with sequins, glitz and glamour as Pasha takes to the stage with his sensational dancers as they perform “Oscar worthy performances” all set to a Hollywood theme. A night not to be missed. Meet and greet tickets are available for an extra £22.40 on top of your ticket,…

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    115th Season 2017-18 .. Britten Oboe Quartet: Nicholas Daniel oboe Jacqueline Shave violin Clare Finnimore viola Caroline Dearnley cello .. Elgar Andante and Allegro (c.1878) Moeran Fantasy Quartet Mozart Adagio for Cor Anglais and String Trio, K580a Britten Fantasy Quartet, Op.2 Oliver Knussen Cantata Lennox Berkeley String Trio Mozart Oboe Quartet, K.370  .. Since winning the BBC’s Young Musician of the Year competition in 1980, Nicholas Daniel has toured the world as a virtuoso of the oboe, and…

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May 2018

  Rossini Italian Girl in Algiers (Overture) Mozart Piano Concerto no21 in C major, K.467 Mendelssohn Symphony no4 in A major, Op.90 ‘Italian’ Bernard D'Ascoli - piano David Curtis – conductor Best known for his exquisite and deeply-felt performances of the Romantic repertoire, the well-loved French pianist Bernard d’Ascoli will be performing the intensely lyrical Mozart Piano Concerto no21, which moves from cheekiness to anguish to catharsis with a whole lot more along the way! We will also hear colours…

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June 2018

  Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Op.30 No.3 Ravel: Violin Sonata Bartok: Rhapsody No.1 for Violin and Piano Brahms: Violin Sonata No.3 in D minor Op.108   Hyeyoon Park (Violin) Benjamin Grosvenor (Piano)   Having made her orchestral debut with the Seoul Philharmonic aged nine, violinist Hyeyoon Park received the London Music Masters Award in 2012 propelling her international career, performing with leading orchestras across Europe and in Japan. Hyeyoon’s UK engagements this year include her concerto debut…

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Malvern Festival Chorus

23rd June 2018 7:30 pm

    Brahms - A German Requiem   Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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  Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G major, RV 151 “Alla rustica” Vivaldi Concerto for Mandolin (lute) D major RV93 Vivaldi Sinfonia in B minor, RV 169 “Al santo sepolcro” Vivaldi Concerto for Mandolin in C major RV 425 Vivaldi Four Seasons An adventurous soloist, Avi Avital is one of today's most exciting musicians. Accomplished in a range of genres and a regular commissioner of new works for the mandolin, Avital has quickly gained global recognition as a true pioneer for the instrument. Performing Vivaldi…

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September 2018

An Audience with Simon Reeve

25th September 2018 7:45 pm

  Simon Reeve’s first-ever theatre tour will feature the world-famous journalist recount tales from over 15 years of travelling to the most remote and extreme corners of the planet. From being chased by pirates, hounded by the Mafia and bombed by Columbian barons, Simon Reeve has travelled through over 120 countries and his BBC documentaries have sold to over 60 countries around the world! ‘An Audience with Simon Reeve’ is not only a fascinating and educational show, but at times…

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