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Talk by Joseph Brand: ‘An Introduction to The Met Season’ 28th Sept

An Introduction to The Met Season presented by Club Vice President Joseph Brand Friday 28 September 2.00pm Malvern Theatres Cinema Admission £2 From a wealth of experience of opera-going, Joe gives an illustrated talk on the first half of this season’s operas to be brought to Malvern from The Met. …

Celebrating English Song CD

This brand new SOMM CD is a tribute to Jennie McGregor-Smith, the founder and driving force behind Celebrating English Song, the famous song series which took place at Tardebigge, Bromsgrove each summer for many years and which played an invaluable role in popularising English song. Sadly, the series closed down …

Changes to car parking arrangements

Malvern Hills District Council has recently announced changes to car parking arrangements, some of which could benefit our concert goers. The car park at The Council House, Avenue Road, is now available all day, not just from 7.30pm as previously. In early November, the start of the concessionary £1.50 evening …

Elgar’s Birthplace – The Firs

In December 2016, the National Trust took on a five-year lease of both Elgar’s birthplace cottage and the visitor centre, inheriting the responsibility for sharing this very special place and its stories from the long-line of distinguished prior custodians. The National Trust was invited to join forces with the Elgar …

Donation to our Archive

The Concert Club has recently been given a copy of the original programme for its 21st Concert, performed by the Walenn Quartet in 1909. The donor, Mr Robert Green, is a former conductor of the Herefordshire Orchestral Society which included amongst its members several former pupils of our founder Sir …

Club AGM – 6 July 2017

At the Club AGM in July we were surprised and delighted by a visit from our Club President who addressed us after the short but necessary business proceedings. He said he had joined us to find out why the Club was so successful when so many are floundering in present …

Educational Outreach: 27 April 2.30pm Scott Brothers Duo – Tom and Jonathan Scott

Malvern Concert Club is delighted that Tom and Jonathan Scott have kindly agreed to present a Schools Concert during the afternoon preceding their evening concert on Thursday 27 April. All places for this event have now been booked and 12 Worcestershire primary schools have agreed to bring a young audience …

A Very Special ‘Encore’!

On 24 September 2014, on the occasion of Roderick Williams’ inauguration as the Club’s President, a quiet event took place in the green room behind the Forum stage. Our Vice President (then Chairman) Joseph Brand presented Roddy with a published copy of Joe’s own composition, the song Night, setting a …

Our President – the composer

Congratulations to our Club President, Roderick Williams, on his recent success as a composer! The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) presented the 2016 British Composer Awards on Tuesday 6 December at BFI South Bank and Roderick won the award in the Choral category with his work Ave …

Thank you!

The Club is again most grateful to the Elmley Foundation, who, in addition to their 20th Anniversary Award, have given us £4,000 a year for the next three years to support us in our progamming. The Foundation’s generosity means that we can be financially secure and give us the confidence …