Events and concerts

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

Notable past and ongoing events include:

Events

Barber Evening Series: Dante Quartet

Barber Evening Series: Dante Quartet

Date
18/02/2015
Description
Winner of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for chamber music in 2007, the Dante Quartet is known for its imaginative programming and the emotional intensity of its performances.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Gansch and Middleton

Barber Lunchtime Series: Gansch and Middleton

Date
20/02/2015
Description
Leading Art Song and Lieder pianist Joseph Middleton returns to the Barber following a sell out concert with Sir Thomas Allen in October. In this concert he accompanies Austrian soprano Christina Gansch, winner of the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Award.
CBSO Friday Night Classics: Opera Gala

CBSO Friday Night Classics: Opera Gala

Date
20/02/2015
Description
Singers from the University of Birmingham make their annual visit to Symphony Hall in the Friday Night Classics series with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Music Experience Day

Music Experience Day

Date
22/02/2015
Description
Whether you live in the local area, study or teach at the University, or are thinking about studying here in the future, you can find out about all of the choirs, orchestras, bands and ensembles we have to offer as the Bramall Music Building and Department of Music open their doors for the day.
Music Research Colloquium: Agnieszka Pluta

Music Research Colloquium: Agnieszka Pluta

Date
25/02/2015
Description
Agnieszka Pluta (Cardiff University) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
Barber Lunchtime Series: New Music Ensemble

Barber Lunchtime Series: New Music Ensemble

Date
27/02/2015
Description
The Department of Music's New Music Ensemble presents a lunchtime concert focusing on the works of contemporary composers with strong associations with the city of Birmingham and the University.
Voyages of Discovery

Voyages of Discovery

Date
01/03/2015
Description
Birmingham Symphonic Winds and their director, Keith Allen, join the University Wind Band in their capacity as Ensemble in Residence at the University of Birmingham.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Piano4Hands

Barber Lunchtime Series: Piano4Hands

Date
06/03/2015
Description
Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa are one of the UK's leading piano duos, equally in demand as duettists and as a dynamic two piano team. They open the Birmingham International Piano Festival with a free lunchtime concert which will captivate and thrill.
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