Events and concerts

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

Notable events include:

Events

From Stein to Steinway: 300 years of the Piano

From Stein to Steinway: 300 years of the Piano

Date
27/10/2017
Description
Professor Kenneth Hamilton kicks off the 2017 Festival with an insightful guide to the development of the piano.
Golden Night of Swing - 50th Anniversary Tour

Golden Night of Swing - 50th Anniversary Tour

Date
27/10/2017
Description
In 1967 Syd Lawrence formed what was to become the UK's most successful and longest running big band. Come and join this wonderful orchestra to celebrate 50 glorious years of swing!
European Union Chamber Orchestra with Steven Devine

European Union Chamber Orchestra with Steven Devine

Date
28/10/2017
Description
The European Union Chamber Orchestra make their return to Birmingham International Piano Festival having performed in the inaugural festival in 2014.
Location and Memory in my Creative Process

Location and Memory in my Creative Process

Date
01/11/2017
Description
Hans Tutschku (Harvard University) delivers this Music Colloquium series seminar.
Benjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor

Date
01/11/2017
Description
We welcome one of the finest exponents of British pianism, Benjamin Grosvenor, for an evening of captivating French and German music.
Ksenija Sidorova

Ksenija Sidorova

Date
03/11/2017
Description
In the second lunchtime concert of the festival, we present the first ever accordion recital to be held in the Barber Concert Hall with Latvia-born Ksenija Sidorova.
Songs About Us

Songs About Us

Date
04/11/2017
Description
Three fearless musicians take you through gripping stories set to music by some of the world's greatest composers.
Silent Film Night: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Silent Film Night: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Date
04/11/2017
Description
Perfect for a dark, autumn evening, we present the 1923 version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, with an improvised organ accompaniment score from award-winning organist and improvisation specialist, Alexander Mason.
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