Carolyn Sampson: soprano
Professor Andrew Kirkman: conductor
Michael Zev Gordon: Fanfare (World premiere)
Mahler: Songs from ‘Des Knaben Wunderhorn’
Elgar: Symphony No. 2 in E flat, op. 63
Pre-concert foyer performance: Scott Wilson: Fanfare (World premiere)
Internationally acclaimed soprano and University of Birmingham alumna, Carolyn Sampson, returns to the ever-developing campus to celebrate the official opening of the Bramall Music Building. She is joined by the Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the University Music Society's many student ensembles.
Professor Andrew Kirkman, Head of the Department of Music, conducts Symphony No. 2 by Edward Elgar, who became the first Professor of Music at the university in 1905. We also celebrate with the World Premiere of fanfares written for the occasion by composition staff within the Department of Music.
Elgar Concert Hall
Tickets: £15, £10 concessions, £5 students
Tickets for this event are no longer on sale online because the event is so close: tickets can still be bought at the box office on the night.