Our new season’s programme is out! We hope you enjoy this year’s varied series which includes many local and nationally known performers.
Fri. 24th Nov. St George, Woolhope
HCS Chamber concert with organ scholar, Fownhope and Mordiford schools; donations; 7pm. Local musicians including those from two primary schools bring their own inimitable blend of religious and secular music, youth and enthusiasm. All are sure to be entertained with such variety in this historic setting in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The church has a window showing Saxon noblewoman Wulviva and her sister Lady Godiva, who gave land to the Dean and Chapter at Hereford.
Tickets for this concert at available here.
Sat. 24th March, 2018. St Mary, Dilwyn
Academia Musica, (Hereford 6th Form College); £10 7pm. Semi-professional with “serious professional quality”, Academia Musica formed only four years ago. The choir has a recording contract with Priory Records, broadcasts on the BBC and tours nationally and internationally. It also provides a rigorous training programme for top class musicians in state education under its Musical Director Aryan O. Arji.
Passiontide music tickets are available here.
Tues. 17th. April, Leominster Priory
Bernstein Anniversaries – Hereford Cathedral School and Chetham’s School of Music; £10 7pm. One of Herefordshire’s greatest churches, (founded in about 660) hosts a ‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ concert, part of the world-wide celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centenary. The composer of “West Side Story” will be remembered by musicians from Hereford Cathedral School as well as Chetham’s School of Music. There will also be a screening of a little seen Bernstein family film. It is hoped that this will be attended by Nina Bernstein.
Tickets to this special evening are available here.
Sat. 12th May, Holy Trinity, Hereford
Trio Synchordia; £10 7pm. This group of professional musicians already has a local following. Composed of Rhiannon Davies (frequently seen in previous MiQP concerts as an accompanist) playing the Piano, Barbara Kinnaird on Violin and Roz Gladstone on Cello, the trio will add greatly to the variety of concerts in the series. Tickets are available here.
Sat. 2nd. June , St Mary, Ross-on-Wye
‘Semi-Toned’ BBC2’s the Choir; Best in Britain; £10 7pm. Exeter University’s award-winning, all-male a cappella group won BBC2’s competition in 2016, “The Choir: Gareth’s Best in Britain”. They have gone on to tour in the U.S.A. so we have been fortunate to book them for one of Herefordshire’s largest churches in Ross-on-Wye, standing on the rock above the River Wye. Tickets are available here.
Sat. 30th. June St Mary, Cusop
Jemima Phillips – Harpist. Friends’ concert. £15 including wine and canapes; 7pm. Exciting renowned local electric and acoustic harpist, Jemima was appointed official harpist to HRH the Prince of Wales in 2004. She performed at his wedding to the Duchess of Cornwall and for many other royal occasions as well as, internationally. Her repertoire is varied, her performances accomplished, her style informal and her explanations entertaining.
The small, pretty and ancient Border church of Cusop with its breathtaking views is a wonderful venue to conclude this season’s series of concerts. Tickets are available here.