2019 Elgar Festival will celebrate centenary of the composer’s Cello Concerto

A four-day music festival, headlined by leading international cellist Raphael Wallfisch and the English Symphony Orchestra (ESO) conducted by Kenneth

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Mendelssohn’s choral blockbuster ‘Elijah’ comes to Worcester Cathedral for first time in 16 years

Photo caption: Worcester Festival Choral Society in concert at Worcester Cathedral (courtesy of Michael Whitefoot). *** One of the region’s most

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English Symphony Orchestra named as ‘Orchestra-in-Residence’ at new Elgar Festival (1–3 June 2018).

The festival, which has the official endorsement of the City of Elgar’s birth, Worcester, will feature symphonic, chamber and choral

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Peter Gill presents the songs of Tom Lehrer . . . Vintage satire still engaging 60 years on

In the latter part of the 1950s, rock ’n’ roll was changing popular music forever. At the same time satirist

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On song! 150 singers take on Verdi’s Requiem in a day at Worcester choral workshop

More than 150 amateur singers from across the country flocked to Worcester in April to learn choral blockbuster Verdi’s Requiem

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Get ready for the best jazz festival this side of New Orleans

Preparations are in full swing for this summer’s Upton Jazz Festival. Rebranded for 2018 with a bold, modern new look,

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