Warwickshire Boys Choir

Warwickshire County Boys Choir is an accomplished group which brings together enthusiastic boy singers between the ages of c. 8 to 14 to perform and experience a wide range of repertoire, demonstrating the unique vocal quality of boys’ voices. In their short existence they have achieved many awards and have performed on the international stage. […]

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The View from the Podium

The work of an orchestra goes well beyond the public concert and most of the time is spent raising funds to keep the Orchestra afloat. This was the introductory remarks by David Curtis founder and artistic director of the Orchestra of the Swan in Stratford. It is well known that only about 40% of an […]

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Charles Matthews and Colin Druce

Two international pianists playing on one keyboard not only requires a high level of dexterity but also a high level of confidence by both pianists. This was very evident at the January concert performed by local pianists Charles Matthews and Colin Druce. Charles is organist of St Catharine's Church, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire; he also works […]

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Helen & Friends

The December meeting of the Music Society was a warm welcome back to international pianist Helen Leek accompanied this time by South African born violinist Gina Beukes for an evening of music by Fritz Kriesler. Born in Vienna in 1875 and subsequently living much of his life in the USA, where he died in 1962, […]

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Illustrated Talk - Ralph Vaughan Williams

The Ralph Vaughan William’s Society is a charity dedicated to widening the understanding and appreciation of the music of Ralph Vaughan William’s. Graham Muncy, a founding member and trustee, was well placed to talk to the members of the Music Society about the composer. It was fitting in this centenary year of the outbreak of […]

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