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January 2019

  One of Event Cinema’s biggest names, André Rieu, returns with a major new production this New Year’s 2019! The King of Waltz André Rieu will bring to millions of fans across the world, his New Year’s concert recorded live in Sydney, Australia. The first full production from leading Event Cinema distributor Piece of Magic Entertainment, André Rieu will present a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall. Join the Maestro, André Rieu, for a…

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  BEETHOVEN VIOLIN SONATA SERIES 2018-2020 Tasmin Little, violin Martin Roscoe, piano Beethoven  Sonata for piano and violin No.2 in A, Op.12 No.2 Beethoven  Sonata for piano and violin No.4 in A minor, Op.23 Beethoven  Sonata for piano and violin No.5 in F, Op.24, ‘Spring’ Beethoven  Sonata for piano and violin No.8 in G, Op.30 No.3 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…

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  Join us for this illustrated talk by Joseph Brand, covering the second half of this year's season. Lasting around 2 hours, the talk will be accompanied by recorded musical extracts and will give background information on the creators, performers and production associated with each opera. Joseph Brand's sixty-plus years of opera-going covers some 2000 performances and he has written, reviewed and lectured widely on the subject of opera.  His enthusiasm has taken him to performances throughout the UK and…

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ESO with Pavel Šporcl

January 26th 7:45 pm

  Kenneth Woods Conductor Pavel Šporcl Violin Today's premier Czech violinist joins the ESO for this festive evening of some of Dvořák's most beloved works, with his fiery Violin Concerto complemented by the ever-popular Slavonic Dances and the Eighth Symphony. Dvořák Slavonic Dances op. 72 (selections) Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor op. 53 Dvořák Symphony no. 8 in G major op. 88   Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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February 2019

  Armonico Consort & Baroque Orchestra Director | Christopher Monks J.S. Bach Easter Oratorio & H. Biber Missa Bruxellensis à 23 Armonico Consort has cemented its reputation in recreating authentic performances of baroque music created on an epic scale.  They have earned 5 star reviews from the Times through the courage and theatrical drama of these spectacular recreations. Biber’s Missa Bruxellensis à 23 follows on from the majestic enormity of the Missa Salisburgensis, with groups of choirs and orchestral players…

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MET Broadcast: Carmen

February 2nd 5:55 pm

  Carmen (Bizet) Conductor: Louis Langrée Cast: Carmen (Clémentine Margaine), Micaëla (Aleksandra Kurzak), Don José (Roberto Alagna), Escamillo (Alexander Vinogradov) Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, the good-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion. Don José breaks the law, goes to prison, deserts the army and loses everything to be with Carmen. But the capricious gypsy soon tires of him and takes…

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  PRESIDENT’S SUNDAY AFTERNOON SCHUBERT CYCLE SERIES 2017-2019 Roderick Williams, baritone Iain Burnside, piano Schubert Schwanengesang, D.957          Im Frühling, D.882; Herbst, D.945; Im Haine, D.738; Der Einsame, D.800; Liebhaber in allen Gestalten, D.558; An Rosa, D.316; Die Liebe hat gelogen, D.751; Rückweg, D.476; Totengräbers Heimweh, D.842; Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall, D.399   Malvern Concert Club’s President, Roderick Williams OBE, and Iain Burnside return to Malvern for this last annual recital in their series encompassing all three of Schubert’s…

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March 2019

  La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti) Conductor: Enrique Mazzola Cast: Marie (Pretty Yende), Tonio (Javier Camarena), Marquise of Berkenfield (Stephanie Blythe), Sulpice (Maurizio Muraro) Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. The famous aria “Ah,  Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is known as the Mount Everest for tenorsone of opera’s most show-stopping numbers. Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarenatake on the challenging vocal fireworks in this revival, a co-production with London’s Royal Opera House and…

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  Wihan Quartet Leoš Čepický, violin     Jan Schulmeister, violin Jakub Čepický, viola     Michal Kaňka, cello Haydn  Quartet in G, Op.54, No.1 Beethoven  Quartet No. 16 in F, Op.135 Tchaikovsky  Quartet No. 3 in E flat minor, Op.30   The Wihan Quartet has been described by International Record Review as ‘one of the best quartets in the world today.’  In 2015 the Quartet celebrated 30 years since its formation, and over the years it has developed an outstanding reputation for the…

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  Malvern Festival Chorus presents an evening of more contemporary sacred music, two works from the early 20th century and one from the early 21st century. The performance features two of the most popular British composers of this and the last century, Howard Goodall and Ralph Vaughan Williams, together with the renowned Czech composer, Leos Janacek. In the atmospheric setting of Malvern’s beautiful Priory, the programme explores the theme of darkness and light through the works of these three very…

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