Events and concerts

Isata Kanneh-Mason

Isata Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Wednesday 5 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
An Afternoon At Court

An Afternoon At Court

Dates
Friday 11 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
musical-heritage-students
24Mar

Ceremony: Pop Comes to Campus

Dates
Thursday 24 March (09:00) - Friday 28 October 2022 (19:00)
Location
Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Researchers are ripping open the pages of the student newspapers, exploring the gig culture on campus, and curating a public exhibition featuring archive material in partnership with Birmingham Music Archive.
isata-kanneh-mason
5Oct

Isata Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Wednesday 5 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Our 2022/23 season is opened in style with the award-winning and captivating pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason.
first-encounters-king-emperor-kangxi
7Oct

First Encounters: Musical Journeys From The First Age of Globalisation

Dates
Friday 7 October 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
This performance explores music which spanned the continents of Europe and Asia in the 17th and 18th centuries, including music from the Ming and Qing dynasties played on the Chinese guzheng and harpsichord.
orchestral-taster-sessions-baroque-classical-orchestra
9Oct

Orchestral Taster Sessions: Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 9 October 2022 (18:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Your opportunity to try out our period/early music orchestra: Baroque-Classical Orchestra directed by Professor Andrew Kirkman.
iyad-sughayer
14Oct

Iyad Sughayer

Dates
Friday 14 October 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Chosen as "One to Watch" by International Piano Magazine, Iyad makes his Barber Concerts debut with this performance.
mthras-trio
21Oct

Mithras Trio

Dates
Friday 21 October 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Praised for their "exquisite phrasing", "full-blooded commitment" and "bold, passionate colours", the Mithras Trio is fast growing a reputation as one of the next generation's most exciting piano trios.
sean-shibe
26Oct

Sean Shibe

Dates
Wednesday 26 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
One of the foremost guitarists of his generation, Sean Shibe brings a fresh and innovative approach to the traditional classical guitar, incorporating electric guitar into his recitals.
demonic-and-divine-kenneth-hamilton
28Oct

Demonic and Divine

Dates
Friday 28 October 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Perennially popular pianist Kenneth Hamilton presents the first of two lecture-recitals this academic year, memorably traversing themes of the demonic and divine in Romantic music.
beastdome-loula-yorke
29Oct

BEASTdome

Dates
Saturday 29 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome - The Bramall
Description
BEAST welcomes Iranian electronics composer and performer, Hadi Bastini, and former University of Birmingham resident artist, Loula Yorke for their opening concert of the 2022/23 season.
jordan-bak-and-joseph-havlat-jordan-bak
4Nov

Jordan Bak and Joseph Havlat

Dates
Friday 4 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Award-winning Jamaican-American violist Jordan Bak brings gems of the viola repertoire our Elgar Concert Hall.
an-afternoon-at-court-claire-barnett-jones
11Nov

An Afternoon At Court

Dates
Friday 11 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
'An Afternoon at Court' presents songs and sagas of royal figures across the ages, from King Harald's Saga by Judith Weir to Schubert's Ave Maria.
birmingham-university-singers
12Nov

University Liturgical Choir

Dates
Saturday 12 November 2022 (17:30-19:30)
Location
Lichfield Cathedral
Description
Enjoy the stunning architecture of Lichfield Cathedral as the University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir perform Evensong under their director Dr Paul Rodmell.
18Nov

King Edwards School

Dates
Friday 18 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The talented students from King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls give their annual Barber Concert.
university-brass-band-and-chamber-choirs
19Nov

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Saturday 19 November 2022 (19:00-21:00)
Location
St George’s Church - Edgbaston
Description
Joining forces to present this gala concert are three of the Music Society's instrumental choirs. Open to all, these ensembles also provide opportunity for young conducting talent.
bramall-violins
20Nov

University Wind Band and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 20 November 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society welcomes you for an afternoon of music performed by the student-led Wind Band and String Orchestra.
turini-ensemble-annabel-knight-and-robin-bigwood
25Nov

Turini Ensemble

Dates
Friday 25 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The newly-formed Turini Ensemble brings together four of the UK's finest early musicians. They present exciting and emotionally moving music from the lavish and colourful baroque era.
university-brass-band-and-chamber-choirs
25Nov

University Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 25 November 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The University Brass Band and student-led Chamber Choirs team up for an evening of entertainment.
birmingham-university-singers
26Nov

Mass In Blue

Dates
Saturday 26 November 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society's 150 strong chorus perform with their director Julian Wilkins.
birmingham-university-singers-and-university-upper-voices-bob-chilcott
27Nov

Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices

Dates
Sunday 27 November 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Commence the festive season with an afternoon of performances from the highly acclaimed Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices.
honorary-president-jess-gillam
27Nov

Honorary President Q+A: Jess Gillam

Dates
Sunday 27 November 2022 (17:30-19:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The committee and Student President of the University of Birmingham Music Society present a relaxed Q&A session with their 2022 Honorary Music Society President, renowned British Saxophonist, Jess Gillam.
jennifer-pike-soul-strings
30Nov

Soul Strings

Dates
Wednesday 30 November 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
An exciting collaborative project between master sarod players, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, and violin virtuoso Jennifer Pike.
clipper-erickson
2Dec

Clipper Erickson

Dates
Friday 2 December 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
American pianist and musicologist, Clipper Erickson, presents the music of Canadian-American composer Nathaniel Dett, alongside Beethoven's Appassionata, and a work by Ukranian composer Mykola Lysenko
marla-schnelder
2Dec

University Jazz Orchestra

Dates
Friday 2 December 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society Jazz Orchestra give their autumn term concert featuring the works of Maria Schneider.
gospel-revisited
3Dec

Gospel Revisited

Dates
Saturday 3 December 2022 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Town Hall - Birmingham
Description
Gospel Revisited brings Gospel music to the major concert venues and performance spaces in the region, encouraging new audiences to discover the vast wealth of the Gospel music.
philharmonic-orchestra-john-williams
4Dec

Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 4 December 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society Philharmonic Orchestra celebrate the birthdays of John Williams (90th) and Ralph Vaughan Williams (150th).
birmingham-university-singers
10Dec

Birmingham University Singers

Dates
Saturday 10 December (18:30) - Sunday 11 December 2022 (17:00)
Location
St Michael's Church - Tenbury Wells
Description
Birmingham University Singers make their annual visit to St Michael's Church with Dr Paul Rodmell.
university-carol-service
12Dec

University Carol Service

Dates
Monday 12 December 2022 (18:15-20:15)
Location
The Great Hall - Aston Webb
Description
The University invites you to attend the annual University Carol Service in The Great Hall. The University's multifaith chaplaincy lead the service, with music from the University Upper Voices choir.
musical-heritage-students
24Mar

Ceremony: Pop Comes to Campus

Dates
Thursday 24 March (09:00) - Friday 28 October 2022 (19:00)
Location
Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Researchers are ripping open the pages of the student newspapers, exploring the gig culture on campus, and curating a public exhibition featuring archive material in partnership with Birmingham Music Archive.
isata-kanneh-mason
5Oct

Isata Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Wednesday 5 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Our 2022/23 season is opened in style with the award-winning and captivating pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason.
first-encounters-king-emperor-kangxi
7Oct

First Encounters: Musical Journeys From The First Age of Globalisation

Dates
Friday 7 October 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
This performance explores music which spanned the continents of Europe and Asia in the 17th and 18th centuries, including music from the Ming and Qing dynasties played on the Chinese guzheng and harpsichord.
orchestral-taster-sessions-baroque-classical-orchestra
9Oct

Orchestral Taster Sessions: Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 9 October 2022 (18:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Your opportunity to try out our period/early music orchestra: Baroque-Classical Orchestra directed by Professor Andrew Kirkman.
iyad-sughayer
14Oct

Iyad Sughayer

Dates
Friday 14 October 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Chosen as "One to Watch" by International Piano Magazine, Iyad makes his Barber Concerts debut with this performance.
mthras-trio
21Oct

Mithras Trio

Dates
Friday 21 October 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Praised for their "exquisite phrasing", "full-blooded commitment" and "bold, passionate colours", the Mithras Trio is fast growing a reputation as one of the next generation's most exciting piano trios.
sean-shibe
26Oct

Sean Shibe

Dates
Wednesday 26 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
One of the foremost guitarists of his generation, Sean Shibe brings a fresh and innovative approach to the traditional classical guitar, incorporating electric guitar into his recitals.
demonic-and-divine-kenneth-hamilton
28Oct

Demonic and Divine

Dates
Friday 28 October 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Perennially popular pianist Kenneth Hamilton presents the first of two lecture-recitals this academic year, memorably traversing themes of the demonic and divine in Romantic music.
beastdome-loula-yorke
29Oct

BEASTdome

Dates
Saturday 29 October 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome - The Bramall
Description
BEAST welcomes Iranian electronics composer and performer, Hadi Bastini, and former University of Birmingham resident artist, Loula Yorke for their opening concert of the 2022/23 season.
jordan-bak-and-joseph-havlat-jordan-bak
4Nov

Jordan Bak and Joseph Havlat

Dates
Friday 4 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Award-winning Jamaican-American violist Jordan Bak brings gems of the viola repertoire our Elgar Concert Hall.
an-afternoon-at-court-claire-barnett-jones
11Nov

An Afternoon At Court

Dates
Friday 11 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
'An Afternoon at Court' presents songs and sagas of royal figures across the ages, from King Harald's Saga by Judith Weir to Schubert's Ave Maria.
birmingham-university-singers
12Nov

University Liturgical Choir

Dates
Saturday 12 November 2022 (17:30-19:30)
Location
Lichfield Cathedral
Description
Enjoy the stunning architecture of Lichfield Cathedral as the University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir perform Evensong under their director Dr Paul Rodmell.
18Nov

King Edwards School

Dates
Friday 18 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The talented students from King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls give their annual Barber Concert.
university-brass-band-and-chamber-choirs
19Nov

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Saturday 19 November 2022 (19:00-21:00)
Location
St George’s Church - Edgbaston
Description
Joining forces to present this gala concert are three of the Music Society's instrumental choirs. Open to all, these ensembles also provide opportunity for young conducting talent.
bramall-violins
20Nov

University Wind Band and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 20 November 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society welcomes you for an afternoon of music performed by the student-led Wind Band and String Orchestra.
turini-ensemble-annabel-knight-and-robin-bigwood
25Nov

Turini Ensemble

Dates
Friday 25 November 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The newly-formed Turini Ensemble brings together four of the UK's finest early musicians. They present exciting and emotionally moving music from the lavish and colourful baroque era.
university-brass-band-and-chamber-choirs
25Nov

University Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 25 November 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The University Brass Band and student-led Chamber Choirs team up for an evening of entertainment.
birmingham-university-singers
26Nov

Mass In Blue

Dates
Saturday 26 November 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society's 150 strong chorus perform with their director Julian Wilkins.
birmingham-university-singers-and-university-upper-voices-bob-chilcott
27Nov

Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices

Dates
Sunday 27 November 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
Commence the festive season with an afternoon of performances from the highly acclaimed Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices.
honorary-president-jess-gillam
27Nov

Honorary President Q+A: Jess Gillam

Dates
Sunday 27 November 2022 (17:30-19:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The committee and Student President of the University of Birmingham Music Society present a relaxed Q&A session with their 2022 Honorary Music Society President, renowned British Saxophonist, Jess Gillam.
jennifer-pike-soul-strings
30Nov

Soul Strings

Dates
Wednesday 30 November 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
An exciting collaborative project between master sarod players, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, and violin virtuoso Jennifer Pike.
clipper-erickson
2Dec

Clipper Erickson

Dates
Friday 2 December 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
American pianist and musicologist, Clipper Erickson, presents the music of Canadian-American composer Nathaniel Dett, alongside Beethoven's Appassionata, and a work by Ukranian composer Mykola Lysenko
marla-schnelder
2Dec

University Jazz Orchestra

Dates
Friday 2 December 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society Jazz Orchestra give their autumn term concert featuring the works of Maria Schneider.
gospel-revisited
3Dec

Gospel Revisited

Dates
Saturday 3 December 2022 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Town Hall - Birmingham
Description
Gospel Revisited brings Gospel music to the major concert venues and performance spaces in the region, encouraging new audiences to discover the vast wealth of the Gospel music.
philharmonic-orchestra-john-williams
4Dec

Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 4 December 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - The Bramall
Description
The Music Society Philharmonic Orchestra celebrate the birthdays of John Williams (90th) and Ralph Vaughan Williams (150th).
birmingham-university-singers
10Dec

Birmingham University Singers

Dates
Saturday 10 December (18:30) - Sunday 11 December 2022 (17:00)
Location
St Michael's Church - Tenbury Wells
Description
Birmingham University Singers make their annual visit to St Michael's Church with Dr Paul Rodmell.
university-carol-service
12Dec

University Carol Service

Dates
Monday 12 December 2022 (18:15-20:15)
Location
The Great Hall - Aston Webb
Description
The University invites you to attend the annual University Carol Service in The Great Hall. The University's multifaith chaplaincy lead the service, with music from the University Upper Voices choir.