A spectacular venue; a sense of history and tradition; a dark, cold and damp evening; the written and spoken word; the candlelight; the time of year; and, for many, the worship of, and a sense of, something beyond. Separately these are important, but the glue that bound them together on Wednesday... More »
A packed Ellis Theatre greeted the String Chamber Orchestra, with obbligato soloists Savannah Brown, Eleanor Bonney and Ben Christopher for the eleventh concerto from Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico.
The opening dialogue of arpeggios was in safe hands with Savannah and Eleanor, and this confident... More »
In a term which has already featured so many performances from leading Music Scholars, this was a marvellous opportunity to listen to other non-scholars, albeit including some Scholars playing second study instruments.
This led to an intriguing mix of age, stage and repertoire, with some truly... More »
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
To hear an interview from the concert with Philip Dukes please click here to visit BBC iPlayer (forward to 59 minutes).
For the third concert of the MCCS we were delighted to welcome the BBC National Orchestra of Wales to the Memorial Hall on Sunday, 3 November... More »
With the House Shout in a new format, the Mem Hall was buzzing with excitement at 5.15 pm as the Girls and Mixed Houses took to the stage. Littlefield provided a great start to the competition singing Jerk it Out by The Caesars. Imaginatively presented in the house colours of red, white and... More »
Congratulations to Helena Mackie (MO Re) on achieving a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain on oboe. This is a fantastic achievement and highly commendable in that very few oboists can be selected. In addition, as the age limit is 19, Helena has done particularly well given she... More »
It was with a buzz of excitement that 24 Music Scholars and seven staff travelled to The Royal Over-Seas League in the heart of London to showcase the extraordinary talent and high calibre of music-making at Marlborough. The Master and Mr Dukes welcomed an enthusiastic audience to The Princess... More »
Another regular ‘slot’ for musicians from Marlborough College is an annual appearance at the Calne Festival in the intimate and attractive setting of Marden House. This year the jazzers took centre stage and under the inspirational direction of Hayley Lambert (saxophone guru) the appreciative... More »
The Marlborough College Music Scholars will shortly embark on a tour to the US. All parents and OMs are most welcome to attend a performance at the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York on Thursday 24th October.
The Scholars recently played to a capacity audience at the prestigious Royal... More »
Guitar recitals don’t come along every day, but when they do they can be every bit as riveting as a more conventional genre. Riveting was one adjective to describe Clive Carroll’s recital in the Goodison Hall, others could range from mesmerising to astounding and all would be true. ... More »