Voyages of Discovery

Bramall Music Building (R12 on map) Elgar Concert Hall
Sunday 1st March 2015 (15:00-18:00)
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Edgar Hall

  • University of Birmingham Music Society

Voyages of Discovery

Birmingham Symphonic Winds

University Wind Band

Keith Allen conductor
Christopher Holley and Ben Farrarstudent conductors

Programme includes:

  • William G Harbinson Sparkle
  • Guy Woolfenden Illyrian Dances
  • Guy Woolfenden S.P.Q.R.
  • Rob Wiffin Sinfonietta
  • John Rutter Gloria

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. The two groups present a springtime concert in the Elgar Concert Hall featuring recently premiered works and music celebrating voyages of discovery. The programme includes popular works by prolific wind band and Royal Shakespeare Company composer, Guy Woolfenden OBE. Woolfenden will be recognised at the 2015 ‘World-Wide-Woolfenden’ event on 24 May at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon that celebrates his contribution to British music.

Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building

Admission: £10, £8 concessions, £3 students.  Tickets available on the door or online at (Product Catalogue > Non-Academic Departments > University Music Concerts).