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June 2019

  A programme of lyrical music from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Works will include Durufle's Requiem, Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine, Brahms's Geistliches Lied and Barber's Adagio for Strings. Malvern Festival Chorus will be joined by acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Claire Williams, and accompanied by the musicians of Regency Sinfonia.

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  Rachel Podger & Brecon Baroque play Vivaldi The Four Seasons and more Baroque violinist Rachel Podger returns to Malvern with her celebrated ensemble Brecon Baroque. Their recordings of Vivaldi concertos are amongst the most acclaimed of recent years and their 2018 disc of The Four Seasons saw Rachel named Gramophone Artist of the Year. Vivaldi: Sonata Al Santo Sepolcro in E Flat Major Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor RV156 Vivaldi: Sinfonia Al Santo Sepolcro in B minor Bach (After Vivaldi):…

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  Live Broadcast A brand new production which takes the classic Cinderella story and put through the lens of composer Massenet’s sensuous and lavish score. Glyndebourne favourite and international star Danielle de Niese plays the titular role in this glittering and colourful opera. ‘…this fin-de-siècle confection into a complex modern-day fairytale and a story of psychological transformation.’ – The Times ‘…gracefully explores the story’s psychological resonances. ’ – The Daily Telegraph   Also available to book: The Barber of Seville 14th July…

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July 2019

  Armonico Consort & AC Academy Singers In a legendary time of heroes and warriors, prince Beowulf battles demons and magical beasts. The oldest surviving poem in Old English, Beowulf is a fantasy saga which has inspired countless retellings of the myth, including Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Having formerly worked with the likes of Duran Duran and The Rolling Stones, Armonico Consort’s composer-in-residence Toby Young (former BBC Proms Young Composer of the Year) has set this touching epic drama…

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  Recorded in 2016 Mischief and mayhem run riot in Rossini’s most popular comedy. Figaro, the renowned Barber of Seville, has a cunning that knows no bounds. His playful energy is brought to life in director Annabel Arden’s sparkling and springing production. This is also another chance to catch Danielle de Niese who plays the determined Rosina. ‘…a triumphant celebration of Rossini’s musical genius’ – The Independent ‘Danielle de Niese is a Rosina of irrepressible energy and sparkly’ – Financial Times Also…

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August 2019

  Live broadcast Mozart’s most magical comedy of The Magic Flute returns to Glyndebourne for the first time in over a decade. This new production by the renowned directing/design duo Barbe & Douce promises to take a fresh and playful look at the opera’s troublesome gender politics. Leading British bass Brindley Sherratt stars as Sarastro alongside exciting young singers including Caroline Wettergreen, Sofia Fomina and Björn Bürger.   Also available to book: Cendrillion 30th June '19, 5.30pm The Barber of…

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  Rieu's annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of course, magnificent music. This year Andre Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: 'Shall we Dance?' You can waltz the night away with Andre Rieu - the majestic waltz has been…

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September 2019

The Pirates of Penzance

September 3rd - September 4th

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Pirates of Penzance Accompanied by a full Orchestra The Pirates of Penzance is one of the most enduringly popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s great comic creations full of memorable melodies you will be humming all the way home. Jam-packed with sentimental, swashbuckling pirates who are really peers of the realm, a completely dotty Major General and a bumbling bunch of hopeless but hilarious policemen, what could possibly go wrong? Frederic, a pirate’s…

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The Yeomen of the Guard

September 4th 7:30 pm

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Yeomen of the Guard Accompanied by a full Orchestra The Yeomen of the Guard is set in the Tower of London. Colonel Fairfax, a gentleman, soldier and scientist is wrongly accused of sorcery, imprisoned in the Tower and sentenced to be beheaded within the hour. To avoid leaving his estate to his accuser he secretly marries strolling gypsy, Elsie Maynard. Jester Jack Point is also in love with Elsie but agrees to…

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The Gondoliers

September 5th - September 6th

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Gondoliers Accompanied by a full Orchestra The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company returns with a sparkling new production of The Gondoliers. This is a visually stunning show with toe-tapping tunes and glorious, lively dances and has proved to be one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most enduring successes. Marco and Guiseppe, the handsome Palmieri brothers, lead a charmed life as gondoliers in sunny Venice. They can take their pick of the pretty…

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