Events and concerts

The Music Department organises a number of concerts, conferences, and other events annually.

Notable events include:

Events

Bournville String Orchestra

Bournville String Orchestra

Date
03/09/2016
Description
In their annual charity concert the Bournville String Orchestra are joined by four young, talented soloists. This year, money is being raised for the Children's Hand and Arm Surgery Unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Music in the making

Music in the making

Date
25/09/2016
Description
Come along for a day of music-making in The Bramall and find out about the many University Music ensembles and choirs that you can join.
James Turnbull and Clare Hammond

James Turnbull and Clare Hammond

Date
07/10/2016
Description
An annual fixture in the Barber Lunchtime series, this year's Presteigne Festival tour concert is given by acclaimed pianist Clare Hammond and oboist James Turnbull.
BEASTdome: Emergence

BEASTdome: Emergence

Date
07/10/2016
Description
BEAST's 2016/17 season opens with a performance which takes full advantage of the sweeping possibilities of The Dome, featuring artists from Birmingham and abroad.
Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Date
14/10/2016
Description
Winner of the 2014 Musica Britannica Sir Antony Lewis Memorial Prize, tenor Joel Williams is joined by Birmingham Conservatoire and Royal College of Music student Duncan Appleby for a recital of music influenced by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Date
19/10/2016
Description
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet (Philharmonisches Bläserquintett Berlin) make their Barber Institute debut with an eclectic programme for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn.
Richard Jenkinson and David le Page

Richard Jenkinson and David le Page

Date
21/10/2016
Description
In the final year of his PhD at the University, former CBSO Principal Cellist Richard Jenkinson is joined by leader of Orchestra of the Swan, David le Page to present Kodaly's violin and cello duo alongside a set of variations on 'God Save the King' by Joseph Ghys and François Servais.
The English Concert Baroque Masters

The English Concert Baroque Masters

Date
26/10/2016
Description
In an age of instant communication it is all too easy to imagine that the musical centres of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries were isolated pockets of creativity: entirely the opposite was true.
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