Events and concerts

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

Notable past and ongoing events include:

Events

Total Brass

Total Brass

Date
07/11/2014
Description
Total Brass make their return to the Barber with a British themed programme as part of their appointment as a University of Birmingham Ensembles in Residence for 2014-15.
John Lill

John Lill

Date
12/11/2014
Description
Described as the leading pianist of his generation, John Lill joins us for a technically challenging programme of key works for solo piano from the turning point between the Classical and Romantic periods.
King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls

King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls

Date
14/11/2014
Description
King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School give their annual concert in the Barber Concert Hall presenting a selection of their talented young musicians.
Thomas Trotter with Birmingham University Singers

Thomas Trotter with Birmingham University Singers

Date
14/11/2014
Description
Birmingham City Organist, Thomas Trotter, gives the inaugural concert on the newly commission Garnier pipe organ installed in the Elgar Concert Hall.
Henry Fairs

Henry Fairs

Date
15/11/2014
Description
Hereford-born organist Henry Fairs is a leading light amongst a new generation of artists shaping the future of the organ as a solo/recital instrument, as demonstrated in this eclectic programme.
Henry Fairs and David Hatcher

Henry Fairs and David Hatcher

Date
21/11/2014
Description
Henry Fairs and David Hatcher give an all-Bach recital in this, the most intimate performance in our organ festival, and giving the first public concert with our Snetzler chamber organ (1775-6) in over twenty years.
University organ festival finale

University organ festival finale

Date
21/11/2014
Description
We conclude a week of concerts and talks for the University organ festival with two world premieres and a rousing performance of Saint-Saëns evocative 'Organ Symphony'.
In the Silence of the Secret Night

In the Silence of the Secret Night

Date
28/11/2014
Description
Jonathan McGovern and James Baillieu present an engaging recital taking inspiration from night time romances, the night sky, and dreams and sleep.
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