Events and concerts

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

Notable events include:

Events

Jazz Collective

Jazz Collective

Date
18 - 19/02/2016
Description
The Music Society's Jazz Collective take over the Bramall Foyer for some early evening jazz as we go back to basics with one of the CrossCurrents themes and student small bands perform the music that influences them most.
Judith Weir

Judith Weir

Date
19/02/2016
Description
Judith Weir (Master of the Queen's Music) delivers this Music Research Colloquium series seminar.
Moments of Weightlessness

Moments of Weightlessness

Date
19/02/2016
Description
In this solo show, pianist, inventor and performer Sarah Nicolls explores the extraordinary unexpected characteristics of the instrument, moving it around the stage gradually to reveal her parallel journey into motherhood.
Composers in Conversation

Composers in Conversation

Date
19/02/2016
Description
Judith Weir CBE, awarded the title Master of the Queen's Music in 2014, talks to Professor Michael Zev Gordon about her career and influences.
Friday Night Classics: Rodgers and Hammerstein

Friday Night Classics: Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date
19/02/2016
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices team up with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra for a gala concert of popular songs and choruses from the much loved musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Expect show-stoppers from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Date
20/02/2016
Description
The UK's leading contemporary music ensemble BCMG closes the inaugural CrossCurrents festival with a multifaceted programme featuring no fewer than twelve world premieres.
Harmonieband

Harmonieband

Date
22/02/2016
Description
Final year conducting student Benjamin Farrar directs Harmonieband, one of many ensembles from the Centre of Early Music Performance and Research.
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

Date
24/02/2016
Description
David Milsom (University of Huddersfield) delivers this Music Research Colloquium series seminar.
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