Malcolm Goldring

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Malcolm Goldring FRSA (1949-2021)[1] is an English conductor and musical director.

Goldring studied the oboe at the Royal College of Music.[2] He also graduated from Durham University in 1972 with a PGCE.[3] In 1975 he founded the Midland Festival Chorus[4] and was Musical Director of the Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir[5] from 1988 to 1995. He was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship in 1990, which allowed him to tour the United States and Canada studying the development of youth and children's choirs. On his return he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.[2]

He has conducted most of the major British orchestras, including the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, English Symphony Orchestra, and the Orchestra of the Swan.[2] In 2014 he conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall as part of a concert marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.[6]

Malcolm died after a short illness on 12 May 2021.


  1. ^ "Schott Music". Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Conductors - Philharmonia Orchestra". Philharmonia. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Durham University gazette, XIX (ns), supplement". Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  4. ^ "About MFC - Midland Festival Chorus". Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir website". Retrieved 14 May 2021. External link in |website= (help)
  6. ^ "The Centenary Chorus: 600 young voices mark the 100th Anniversary of the First World War". Retrieved 14 August 2018.