West End appearances include Mrs Strakosh in Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre, Grandma in Adrian Mole at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Mrs Alexander in the 7 Olivier Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mme Thenardier in Les Miserables in the West End, and George’s mother in Sunday in the Park with George. And for a certain generation she is the voice of “The Flumps”, the famous children’s television series. She has recently returned to TV in an episode of Holby City.
Notable concert performances have included recitals at the Oxford Lieder Festival, St John’s Smith Square, Aberdeen International Youth Festival, the Llandeilo Festival of Music, the London Song Festival and a residency at the Two Moors Festival. She has appeared as a recitalist throughout Europe and is also in great demand on the oratorio and opera scene, including the Grange Festival. Currently she is appearing as Maria in Piazzolla’s Maria de Buenos Aires at Theater Lübeck in Germany.
Malachy has performed throughout the country with ensembles such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Allegri String Quartet, and the Dunedin Consort. Highlights of this season include Figaro in both The Marriage of Figaro and The Barber of Seville, concerts in the Waterfront Hall with the Ulster Orchestra, in Winchester Cathedral, at the Two Moors Festival, and performances with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the Royal Festival Hall and in Paris.