Malcolm Goldring

English conductor Malcolm Goldring was born in 1949 and studied oboe at the Royal College of Music in London.

He founded the Midland Festival Chorus in 1975 and was musical director of the Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir from 1988 until 1995, where he was very popular. He conducted various other Midlands-based choirs including the Sitwell Singers (2007-2021), the Cavendish Singers and the Leicester-based Cecilian Singers.

A 1990 Winston Churchill Fellowship facilitated study of the development of youth and children's choirs in Canada and the USA.  From 1999 he was chief executive of the British Federation of Young Choirs.

He conducted the BBC Philharmonic, the English Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Swan, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He was also a published composer of choral music.

Malcolm Goldring died on 12 May 2021, aged seventy-two, from pancreatic cancer.

 

A selection of articles about Malcolm Goldring

Ensemble. Songs of Farewell - The Sitwell Singers' first concert since the passing of conductor Malcolm Goldring earlier this year, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Classical music news - May 2021 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world has lost this month

Ensemble. Much to Enjoy - Christmas with the Sitwell Singers, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Extra Vibrancy - Mike Wheeler listens to Tchaikovsky and Fauré from the Sitwell Singers

Ensemble. Bouncy Vitality - The Sitwell Singers' Christmas concert, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Serious Miscalculation - Music for choir and saxophone, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Familiar and Unfamiliar - The Sitwell Singers' Christmas concert, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. An Outstanding Example - Co-operation between the Sitwell Singers and Derby Chamber Music, featuring music by John Tavener, Bruckner and Beethoven, impresses Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Idiomatically Handled - The Sitwell Singers' Christmas Concert impresses Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Vividly Projected - The Sitwell Singers' fiftieth anniversary concert, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Sharing the Honours - Rheinberger and Parry from the Sitwell Singers, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Alert Realisations - Christmas music from The Sitwell Singers, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Fresh and Unusual - The Sitwell Singers at Christmas, enjoyed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Expressive Power - Brahms in an early music context, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Wonderfully Atmospheric - Górecki, Chilcott, Thompson and Bernstein from Malcolm Goldring and the Sitwell Singers, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Added Vibrancy - Mike Wheeler listens to a classy concert from the Sitwell Singers

Ensemble. Spine-Tingling - Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 in Derby Cathedral, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. New Light - Mozart's Requiem from the Sitwell Singers impresses Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Intensely Expressive - Italian baroque choral music, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Breezy Treatment - Familiar and unfamiliar music from The Sitwell Singers, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Variety of Mood - Brahms and Stanford from The Sitwell Singers, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Good Feel - Christmas music from the Sitwell Singers, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Boldly Programmed - Music by Antonín Tucapský, Petr Eben and Vaughan Williams, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Vividly Characterised - Mike Wheeler listens to the Sitwell Singers

Ensemble. Expert Playing - Music for voices and brass, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Immaculate Blend - Christmas music from the Sitwell Singers, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Deeply Thoughtful - Byrd, Vaughan Williams, Parry and Elgar from the Sitwell Singers, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Depth and Sonority - The first concert by Malcolm Goldring and the Sitwell Singers, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Unexpected Delights - Mike Wheeler listens to The Sitwell Singers