Free Concerts at The Firs

Corinne is Co-Principal Cellist of the English Symphony/String Orchestra

Here at The Firs we believe everyone should have the chance to experience music. We are lucky enough to have some talented musicians who believe this too, who are able to give up their time to share their passion with you.

The concerts are free (normal admission applies) but are on a first come first serve basis limited to 50 audience members, so please arrive early to reserve your space at reception.

Each performance lasts approximately 45 minutes

An Audience with Corinne Frost 

This performance is a lively and interactive solo cello recital, Corinne engages with her audience in regards to what genre and pieces they may like to hear, relating it to her experience as a professional cellist working all over the world.  

 30 November on 11:30am and 12:30pm

Corinne Frost playing at Elgar's Birthplace
Corinne Frost playing at Elgar's Birthplace
Corinne Frost playing at Elgar's Birthplace

Jennie Jones and Josie Bedford-Davies

Jennie is the leader of the volante strings and plays violin.  Josie also of Volante strings plays on piano. Together they have created an all English programme including music by Elgar and his contemporaries.

16 November 11:30am and 1:00pm

Jennie Jones of Volante Strings
Jennie Jones
Jennie Jones of Volante Strings

Come a’ carolling with Corinne

Music will fill the air across two weekends this Christmas. Come a’ carolling with Corinne on Saturday 8 December at 11.30am and 12.30pm, you can join Corinne on her cello playing Christmas themed carols.

Volante Strings Quartet

On Sunday 9 December Corinne is joined by her fellow Volante Strings members Jennie Jones, Vicky Lee and Amanda Salmon with a cornucopia of Christmas classics for string quartet performing at 11.30am.

The Malvern Hills Singers 

The same afternoon The Malvern Hills Singers are performing ‘A Celebration of Christmas’ at 1.45pm and 3.00pm for a feast of seasonal music including well-loved carols and popular Christmas songs. These talented musicians are holding these free concerts for the love of the music so donations are greatly appreciated and go directly to the artists.

The Hills Singers
The Hills Singers
The Hills Singers

Terry Carter 

The following weekend takes a medieval turn as we are joined by Tudor musician Terry Carter on his hurdy gurdy and assortment of traditional Tudor instruments on Saturday 15 December. Performing traditional carols as well as the ones we all know and love. A truly unique experience for all ages, Terry enjoys showing his audiences exactly how is instruments work from 11.30am.

Medieval musican
Medieval musican
Medieval musican

The Ledbury Waytes

On Sunday 16 December to carry on the historic theme The Ledbury Waytes will be performing medieval and Tudor music on contemporary instruments. Elgar was heavily inspired by church music from the medieval period so we are sure he would have been pleased to hear the dulcet tones swimming across the air of his birthplace.