The Elgar Festival

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The iconic Elgar Festival returns to Malvern and Worcester with an exciting programme of classical music events with music composed by England’s favourite tunesmith – Sir Edward Elgar. The festival brings together the musical talents of the English Symphony Orchestra, the English String Orchestra, the English Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Elgar Chorale, The ESO Wind & Brass Ensembles, ESO Youth Chorus and more!

Embodying the ethos of the festival, ‘Elgar for Everyone’, over 300 amateur musicians will join in performances and every effort is made to make Elgar’s music accessible for all to enjoy.

The Malverns will host a series of concerts at Great Malvern Priory and events at The Firs: Elgar’s Birthplace Museum and Visitor Centre. Further Elgar Festival events take place in Worcester City.


30 May – 3 June 2023