Events and concerts

Neil Balfour

Neil Balfour

Dates
Friday 3 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
BEASTdome: SANKOFA

BEASTdome: SANKOFA

Dates
Saturday 4 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Adam Heron

Adam Heron

Dates
Friday 10 March 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
neil-balfour
3Feb

Neil Balfour

Dates
Friday 3 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Indian-Scottish bass-baritone Neil Balfour joins pianist Sholto Kynoch for a performance in partnership with Oxford Lieder.
niknak
4Feb

BEASTdome: SANKOFA

Dates
Saturday 4 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Turntablist NikNak present her exciting new project, Sankofa.
alexander-gadjiev
10Feb

Alexander Gadjiev

Dates
Friday 10 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A performance from Italian-Slovenian pianist Alexander Gadjiev.
gemma-rosefield
17Feb

Gemma Rosefield

Dates
Friday 17 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Indian-Scottish bass-baritone Neil Balfour joins pianist Sholto Kynoch for a performance in partnership with Oxford Lieder.
baroque-classical-orchestra
18Feb

Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Saturday 18 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's foremost early music ensemble presents an evening of sinfonias and operatic overtures on period instruments.
jacob-lute-315
24Feb

Bel Fiore

Dates
Friday 24 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Jacob Heringham explores highlights from an important source of Italian lute music, the Casteliono Lute Book.
suzie-purkis
25Feb

New Music Ensemble

Dates
Saturday 25 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's New Music Ensemble premieres new works with soprano Suzie Purkis.
cinquecento--renaissance-vokal
1Mar

Harmonies for a Habsburg Dynasty

Dates
Wednesday 1 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Cinquecento Renaissance Vokal perform music which would have filled the ears of Habsburg royalty in their chapels and chambers.
aris
2Mar

Aris Quartet

Dates
Thursday 2 March 2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A performance from Italian-Slovenian pianist Alexander Gadjiev.
german-adan
4Mar

Tell It To The Bees / Germa Adan Quartet

Dates
Saturday 4 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
We launch Our City of Stories with this captivating double-bill from renowned storyteller Pyn Stockman and folk musician Germa Adan.
hervert-walters
4Mar

Where We Once Gathered

Dates
Saturday 4 March (09:00) - Friday 8 December 2023 (17:00)
Location
1st Floor Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Handsworth Wood documentary photographer Herbert Walters exhibits his 2020 Covid Lockdown exhibition.
university-wind-band
5Mar

University Wind Band & Instrumental Choirs

Dates
Sunday 5 March 2023 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
An eclectic afternoon with almost 200 student musicians taking to the stage for a celebration of wind instruments.
adam-heron
10Mar

Adam Heron

Dates
Friday 10 March 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Rising classical star Adam Heron performs works by Elgar, Brahms and Chopin.
university-brass-band
10Mar

University Brass Band & Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 10 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Rising star Adam Heron performs music by Elgar, Brahms and Chopin.
birmingham-university-singers
11Mar

Birmingham University Singers & University Upper Voices

Dates
Saturday 11 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Two of the UK's finest University choirs rejoice in spring with a season-inspired programme including world premieres.
daniele-rosina
12Mar

University Symphony Orchestra & String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 12 March 2023 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Enjoy the wealth of talent at the University of Birmingham including the winners of the Music Society Solo Competition and the 2022 Composition Prize.
belcea-quartet
16Mar

Belcea Quartet

Dates
Thursday 16 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
One of the world's finest string quartets make a welcome return to Barber Concerts.
17Mar

Trio Sonorité

Dates
Friday 17 March 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Trio Sonorité join us under the auspices of Illuminate Women's Music to give a platform for historical and contemporary repertoire by women composers.
jazz-orchestra
17Mar

Jazz Orchestra feat. Malcolm MacFarlane

Dates
Friday 17 March 2023 (20:00-22:00)
Location
CBSO Centre
Description
Scottish guitarist Malcolm MacFarlane brings his own compositions to University's Jazz Orchestra and features as a guest soloist.
university-chorus
18Mar

Celebrating Stage and Screen

Dates
Saturday 18 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
University Chorus and Birmingham Symphonic Brass present an evening of music from the stage and screen.
jack-mcneil
19Mar

Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 19 March 2023 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's Philharmonic Orchestra perform works by Grace Williams and Tchaikovsky as well as a premiere by Scott Wilson.
university-upper-voices
22Mar

University Camerata

Dates
Wednesday 22 March 2023 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
A small cohort of Master Choral Conducting students from across the globe hone their skills as part of our extensive choral programme.
helen-charlston
24Mar

Journeys End

Dates
Friday 24 March 2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Helen Charlston and duo partner Keval Shah present a programme exploring the idea of journeys and the passing of time.
alvin-davis
24Mar

Alvin Davis And His Band

Dates
Friday 24 March 2023 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Alvin Davis joins us with his live band for an evening of soulful, smooth, R&B, Reggae, and pop infused jazz.
barber-opera
12Apr

Alessandro Stradella's (1678) The Power of Paternal Love

Dates
Wednesday 12 April (19:00) - Saturday 15 April 2023 (17:00)
Location
Crescent Theatre - Sheepcote Street - B16 8AE
Description
Alessandro Stradella's 1678 opera 'La Forza dell'amor paterno' returns to the stage for the first time since the 17th century with this Barber Opera production.
what-kind-access-digital-provide
17May

What kind of access does the digital provide?

Dates
Wednesday 17 May 2023 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
As part of our 2022-23 focus on 'Material Inequalities' the Centre for Material Cultures and Materialities at the University of Birmingham will be hosting a discussion exploring digital access.
neil-balfour
3Feb

Neil Balfour

Dates
Friday 3 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Indian-Scottish bass-baritone Neil Balfour joins pianist Sholto Kynoch for a performance in partnership with Oxford Lieder.
niknak
4Feb

BEASTdome: SANKOFA

Dates
Saturday 4 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Turntablist NikNak present her exciting new project, Sankofa.
alexander-gadjiev
10Feb

Alexander Gadjiev

Dates
Friday 10 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A performance from Italian-Slovenian pianist Alexander Gadjiev.
gemma-rosefield
17Feb

Gemma Rosefield

Dates
Friday 17 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Indian-Scottish bass-baritone Neil Balfour joins pianist Sholto Kynoch for a performance in partnership with Oxford Lieder.
baroque-classical-orchestra
18Feb

Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Saturday 18 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's foremost early music ensemble presents an evening of sinfonias and operatic overtures on period instruments.
jacob-lute-315
24Feb

Bel Fiore

Dates
Friday 24 February 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Jacob Heringham explores highlights from an important source of Italian lute music, the Casteliono Lute Book.
suzie-purkis
25Feb

New Music Ensemble

Dates
Saturday 25 February 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's New Music Ensemble premieres new works with soprano Suzie Purkis.
cinquecento--renaissance-vokal
1Mar

Harmonies for a Habsburg Dynasty

Dates
Wednesday 1 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Cinquecento Renaissance Vokal perform music which would have filled the ears of Habsburg royalty in their chapels and chambers.
aris
2Mar

Aris Quartet

Dates
Thursday 2 March 2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A performance from Italian-Slovenian pianist Alexander Gadjiev.
german-adan
4Mar

Tell It To The Bees / Germa Adan Quartet

Dates
Saturday 4 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
We launch Our City of Stories with this captivating double-bill from renowned storyteller Pyn Stockman and folk musician Germa Adan.
university-wind-band
5Mar

University Wind Band & Instrumental Choirs

Dates
Sunday 5 March 2023 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
An eclectic afternoon with almost 200 student musicians taking to the stage for a celebration of wind instruments.
adam-heron
10Mar

Adam Heron

Dates
Friday 10 March 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Rising classical star Adam Heron performs works by Elgar, Brahms and Chopin.
university-brass-band
10Mar

University Brass Band & Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 10 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Rising star Adam Heron performs music by Elgar, Brahms and Chopin.
birmingham-university-singers
11Mar

Birmingham University Singers & University Upper Voices

Dates
Saturday 11 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Two of the UK's finest University choirs rejoice in spring with a season-inspired programme including world premieres.
daniele-rosina
12Mar

University Symphony Orchestra & String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 12 March 2023 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Enjoy the wealth of talent at the University of Birmingham including the winners of the Music Society Solo Competition and the 2022 Composition Prize.
belcea-quartet
16Mar

Belcea Quartet

Dates
Thursday 16 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
One of the world's finest string quartets make a welcome return to Barber Concerts.
17Mar

Trio Sonorité

Dates
Friday 17 March 2023 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Trio Sonorité join us under the auspices of Illuminate Women's Music to give a platform for historical and contemporary repertoire by women composers.
jazz-orchestra
17Mar

Jazz Orchestra feat. Malcolm MacFarlane

Dates
Friday 17 March 2023 (20:00-22:00)
Location
CBSO Centre
Description
Scottish guitarist Malcolm MacFarlane brings his own compositions to University's Jazz Orchestra and features as a guest soloist.
university-chorus
18Mar

Celebrating Stage and Screen

Dates
Saturday 18 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
University Chorus and Birmingham Symphonic Brass present an evening of music from the stage and screen.
jack-mcneil
19Mar

Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 19 March 2023 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's Philharmonic Orchestra perform works by Grace Williams and Tchaikovsky as well as a premiere by Scott Wilson.
university-upper-voices
22Mar

University Camerata

Dates
Wednesday 22 March 2023 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
A small cohort of Master Choral Conducting students from across the globe hone their skills as part of our extensive choral programme.
helen-charlston
24Mar

Journeys End

Dates
Friday 24 March 2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Helen Charlston and duo partner Keval Shah present a programme exploring the idea of journeys and the passing of time.
alvin-davis
24Mar

Alvin Davis And His Band

Dates
Friday 24 March 2023 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Alvin Davis joins us with his live band for an evening of soulful, smooth, R&B, Reggae, and pop infused jazz.
barber-opera
12Apr

Alessandro Stradella's (1678) The Power of Paternal Love

Dates
Wednesday 12 April (19:00) - Saturday 15 April 2023 (17:00)
Location
Crescent Theatre - Sheepcote Street - B16 8AE
Description
Alessandro Stradella's 1678 opera 'La Forza dell'amor paterno' returns to the stage for the first time since the 17th century with this Barber Opera production.
what-kind-access-digital-provide
17May

What kind of access does the digital provide?

Dates
Wednesday 17 May 2023 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
As part of our 2022-23 focus on 'Material Inequalities' the Centre for Material Cultures and Materialities at the University of Birmingham will be hosting a discussion exploring digital access.
what-kind-access-digital-provide
17May

What kind of access does the digital provide?

Dates
Wednesday 17 May 2023 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
As part of our 2022-23 focus on 'Material Inequalities' the Centre for Material Cultures and Materialities at the University of Birmingham will be hosting a discussion exploring digital access.