Events and concerts

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

Notable events include:

Events

When yesterday we met... Storytelling through song

When yesterday we met... Storytelling through song

Date
05/03/2016
Description
Pianist and presenter Dominic Harlan is joined by two singers for a stunningly original concert that includes music by Schubert, Rachmaninov, Brahms and Ives.
Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller at Carnegie Hall 1939

Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller at Carnegie Hall 1939

Date
05/03/2016
Description
A year after Benny's triumphant Carnegie Hall 1938 debut, the King of Swing returned and this time with the new kid on the block, Glenn Miller.
University Chorus and City of Birmingham Choir with Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra

University Chorus and City of Birmingham Choir with Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra

Date
06/03/2016
Description
The University Chorus join forces with City of Birmingham Choir and Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Mahler's choral and symphonic masterpiece, Symphony No. 8 in E flat.
CEMPR Small Ensembles

CEMPR Small Ensembles

Date
07/03/2016
Description
Students who receive lessons and coaching through the Music Department's Centre for Early Music Performance and Research present music for viol consort, voices, baroque flutes and strings, wind band and early keyboards.
"Nature and Mystery": The influence of Bartók's night music in Italy

"Nature and Mystery": The influence of Bartók's night music in Italy

Date
09/03/2016
Description
Nicolò Palazzetti (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) delivers this Music Research Colloquium series seminar.
Angela Hewitt

Angela Hewitt

Date
09/03/2016
Description
We are delighted to welcome one of the world's leading pianists, Angela Hewitt, to give an intimate recital in the Barber Concert Hall for the 2016 Festival.
Visualising Sound 2: Workshop Day

Visualising Sound 2: Workshop Day

Date
11/03/2016
Description
Join Jeremy Clay and two professional musicians in the Barber Gallery to create new musical interpretations of abstracts works of art from the exhibition, Chance, order, change: Abstract Paintings 1939-1989.
Gildas Quartet and Jack McNeill

Gildas Quartet and Jack McNeill

Date
11/03/2016
Description
The Gildas Quartet is joined by clarinettist Jack McNeill to perform Penderecki's Quartet for Clarinet and String Trio and David Bruce's Gumboots.
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