Cradley Singers at Christ Church with Tim Sidford  –  from Byrd to Beatles

Cradley Singers at Christ Church with Tim Sidford – from Byrd to Beatles

CRADLEY SINGERS AT CHRIST CHURCH WITH TIM SIDFORD  –  FROM BYRD TO BEATLES

Saturday 28th March at 7.30pm

 

Tim returns, once more, to Christ Church and this time with the Cradley Singers in what promises to be a wonderful and varied programme.

Brahms

Liebeslieder Waltzer

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata

 

 

The Cradley Singers

Conducted by Kate Cheetham

Tim Sidford: Piano and Violin

Simon Peberdy: Piano

At Christ Church, Malvern

Tickets £12 from  01531 635610 or on the door.

Our First Concert in 2020 is Orchestra Pro Anima

Our First Concert in 2020 is Orchestra Pro Anima

Sunday 1 March 2020 at 3pm 

Baroque to Bartók

Concert spanning nearly 250 years of beautiful music in the warm atmosphere of Christ Church with Michael Bachmann and his players 

ORCHESTRA PRO ANIMA 

Directed from the violin by Michael Bachmann MBE with Tim Sidford (piano) 

PROGRAMME 

Purcell Chaconne in G minor 

Mozart Divertimento in D K136 

Bach Double Violin Concerto in D minor

Mozart Piano Concerto No 14 in E flat K449

Fauré Aprés un rêve 

Bartók Romanian Folk Dances 

 

Tickets £17 & £13
STUDENTS HALF PRICE AND FREE ENTRY FOR CHILDREN AGED 10 AND UNDER
Tickets available from Malvern TIC, 21 Church Street, Malvern WR14 2AA, 01684 892289
Promoted by Espressivo | www.espressivo.org.uk

Hereford Courtyard Box Office on 01432 340555 or online by clicking here

 

 

 

Charity Concert for Malvern Special Families

Charity Concert for Malvern Special Families

Saturday 14th December

Come And Enjoy Christmas By Candlelight At Christ Church…

We all have different ideas of what reminds us of Christmas, children and adults alike, but the magic of Christmas music always evokes special  Christmas memories, just as our Christmas concert always does. Christ Church is delighted to be, once more, hosting this very special part of Christmas. Linda Tolchard will be performing her very own “Christmas magic”, along with the truly talented Tim Sidford and Catherine Handley. The concert is on Saturday 14  December, join us at 6.45  p.m. for  pre-concert drinks and the concert starts at 7.30 p.m. A wonderful way to begin Christmas, whilst supporting Malvern Special Families, a vital local charity. Tickets are £15 and available from Malvern Theatres Box Office Tel: 01684 892277 Online: www.malvern.theatres.co.uk and on the door. Please support us and let Christmas begin…

Dear Friends,

Just a reminder to say that our wonderful Christmas By Candlelight concert is less than a week away, next Saturday 14 December in fact. Doors will be open for 6.45 p.m.  with pre-concert drinks available and the concert starts at 7.30 p.m. It is always a lovely evening and Linda is joined once more by Tim and Catherine, whom many of you know already.  So, a real pre-Christmas treat and an opportunity to relax and get in the festive spirit, and help one of our vital local charities, Malvern Special Families. Tickets from Malvern Theatres and  are also available on the door and if you wish to reserve any please let me know.

We would love to see you there, and let Christmas begin…

Very Best Wishes

Angie

 

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Christmas by candlelight  Linda Tolchard – Saturday 14th December 2019

Christmas by candlelight Linda Tolchard – Saturday 14th December 2019

Saturday 14th December 7.30 p.m.

Our Christmas By Candlelight Special Concert In 2019

This year the proceeds will go to local charity - Malvern Special Families and Christ Church is delighted to support it once more.  We really say that this is the beginning of our Christmas , a perfect way to unwind and forget all the rushing, sit and immerse yourself in the magic of Linda and her musicians, the amazing Tim Sidford and the amazing Catherine Handley.  Our "bar" will be open all evening to add to your enjoyment and you will be assured of a really warm welcome.

 

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Saturday 14th December 2019 - 7:30pm
Doors open 6:45pm - Festive eats and drinks available
Tickets £15 (plus booking fee)
Malvern Theatres Box Office
Tel: 01684 892277
Online: www.malvern.theatres.co.uk
In Aid of Malvern Special Families

Orchestra Pro Anima Christ Church Malvern Sunday 24 November 2019

Orchestra Pro Anima Christ Church Malvern Sunday 24 November 2019

MICHAEL BOCHMANN MBE AND ORCHESTRA PRO ANIMA

Always a highlight at Christ Church and a pre-Christmas treat as well and with the Corelli Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 8 ‘Christmas’ we should all start to be feeling in the Christmas spirit. As Michael says we have a wonderful concert to look forward to so please do join us and there will be our usual welcoming refreshments at the interval to make the afternoon all the more enjoyable on Sunday 24th November at 3.00 p.m.

 

Tickets £17 & £13
STUDENTS HALF PRICE AND FREE ENTRY FOR CHILDREN AGED 10 AND UNDER
Tickets available from Malvern TIC, 21 Church Street, Malvern WR14 2AA, 01684 892289
Promoted by Espressivo | www.espressivo.org.uk

Hereford Courtyard Box Office on 01432 340555 or online by clicking here

 

 

 

ORCHESTRA PRO ANIMA directed from the violin by Michael Bochmann MBE
with Thomas Martin (Bass), Eleanor Cooke (violin) and Nicky Akeroyd (viola)

Sunday 24 November 2019 at 3pm

Vivaldi ‘Winter’ from The Four Seasons
Corelli Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 8 ‘Christmas’
Bach Violin Concerto in A minor
Bottesini Gran Duo
Bruch Andante
Mozart Divertimento K 138

 

 

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL

As well as favourites from Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and Bruch, Orchestra Pro Anima’s next concert at Christ Church features the double bass in Bottesini’s famous Gran Duo for violin and bass. I’m thrilled to be playing this with Tom Martin who, like Bottesini, is a bit of a renaissance man! As well as his work with LSO and New York Philharmonic, he also makes double basses. Bottesini started by being a violinist and then switched to the bass when he found out he could get a scholarship to study, as he had no money. Later he composed operas and many works for the bass.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Concert at Christ Church Malvern with Eleanor and Irina on Sunday 22nd September 2019

Concert at Christ Church Malvern with Eleanor and Irina on Sunday 22nd September 2019

We welcome back Eleanor and Irina on Sunday 22nd September at 3.00 p.m.

And we can’t wait. We know a fabulous afternoon awaits as, after hearing Eleanor and Irina last year, the audience immediately started saying, “when will they be back?” So, here we are, a year on and here they are.
If you missed their last visit to Christ Church, Malvern born violinist Eleanor Percy and pianist Irina Lyakhovskaya have been performing recitals together since 2000. They gave their Wigmore Hall debut in 2005 to critical acclaim and have since returned to perform there several times. They have given concerts at many of Europe’s leading venues, including the Southbank Centre, St Petersburg Philharmonic Hall, Porto Coliseum and the Smetana Hall in Prague. Their work has been broadcast on BBC television and radio and featured on Classic FM. They have recorded works the complete Mozart Sonatas for the Melodiya label.
We can anticipate a glorious afternoon with a programme that includes works by Beethoven, Dvorak and Franck, see the programme our back page.

Tickets £12 (students £6) on the door and can be reserved by e mailing angie@christchurch.org.uk and you can also view their website for more information at www.percy-lyakhovskaya.com

Christ Church Issue 26

Christ Church Issue 26

Christ Church News Spring 2019

Christ Church Magazine Issue 26

Midsummer Malvern 21-30 June 2019

Midsummer Malvern 21-30 June 2019

CHRIST CHURCH ARE VERY HAPPY TO WELCOME MIDSUMMER MALVERN

Midsummer Malvern 21-30 June 2019

The underlying theme to this year’s community civic week is MUSIC but there is much more as well. This year we will be raising money to give St Richard’s Hospice as we are supporting their Build 2020 programme.

We start the Week with a Czech evening to celebrate our twinning connection with Marianske Lasne in the Czech Republic. A get-together to taste, drink and enjoy music and film.

There is a walk from Rosebank Gardens to the Beacon, following the Piper. Bring a picnic and enjoy the views from the top and music to fill the air. This event is one of many in support of St Richard’s Hospice so hopefully the evening will be a lovely summer one and many people will come.

There is a local Community Choirs concert in the Forum – we have such talented choirs in our area.  There are two musical events being performed by Malvern St James and Malvern College.   The finale of Midsummer Malvern will be at The Cube when the Worcestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra and Combo Sapiens from Barcelona will show us what the younger generation can do.    A family event, with food available for purchase, this should be a great relaxed evening.

AND AT CHRIST CHURCH

Elgar and the Novelist

27 June at 7.30pm

Timothy Day and Sue Gee discuss two novels. Gerontius, by James Hamilton-Patterson, reimagines Elgar’s journey up the Amazon in 1923. In Sue Gee’s Trio, Elgar’s piano pieces called Dream Children weave their way in and out of the story. Join us for a delightful evening of words and music.

Sue Gee is the author of many novels, including two set on the Welsh borders: The Hours of the Night and The Mysteries of Glass. Trio is her most recent, about the lives of three young musicians in 1930s Northumberland. She lives in London and Herefordshire.

Timothy Day, who lives in Plas Gwyn, Elgar’s house in Hereford, is a musician and cultural historian. His most recent book was published in 2018, I Saw Eternity the Other Night: King’s College, Cambridge, and an English singing style.

Tickets £10 including wine and nibbles are available from Ticket Source.

This is a week packed full of events put on by the community of Malvern, visits to places of interest, chance to find out more about places in Malvern, where to enjoy a cream tea, there is something for everyone. Sporting events are happening – a cricket match and a cycle ride!

All the details are in the Midsummer Malvern Programme,  www.malverncivicsociety.org.uk and there will be prompts on the Malvern Civic Society Facebook page.

Download full programme Malvern Civic week here.