Events in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Heroic Elegies

Heroic Elegies

Dates
Friday 29 October 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
George Xiaoyuan Fu-315
22Oct

George Xiaoyuan Fu

Dates
Friday 22 October 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The 2021 Presteigne Festival Tour brings pianist George Xiaoyuan Fu with a programme featuring a new composition by James B. Wilson as part of the 2020 RPS Composers Scheme.
groove-into-woods-315
26Oct

Groove Into the Woods

Dates
Tuesday 26 October 2021 (11:00-11:55)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Come on a jazz and funk-fuelled family adventure into the deep dark woods. Specially designed for ages 3 – 7 and their grown-ups!
Kenneth Hamilton-315
29Oct

Heroic Elegies

Dates
Friday 29 October 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Perennially popular pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns to Birmingham International Piano Festival with a reflective programme.
Di_Xiao-315
5Nov

Di Xiao

Dates
Friday 5 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Birmingham favourite Di Xiao joins us for a performance of her programme 'To Spring' - piano music inspired by the season, a metaphor of hope and rebirth which we need like never before!
BEAST 1-315
6Nov

BEASTdome

Dates
Saturday 6 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre team look forward to welcoming you back to The Dome for an evening of new music and sound theatre classics.
Alexandra-Dariescu-315
10Nov

Alexandra Dariescu

Dates
Wednesday 10 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Alexandra Dariescu performs as we hear music from French female composers Germaine Tailleferre, Lili Boulanger, and Camille Pépin.
Telari Samuel-315
12Nov

Samuele Telari

Dates
Friday 12 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Italian accordionist Samuele Telari makes his Barber Concerts debut with a varied programme that crosses the centuries.
King eds-315
19Nov

King Edward's Schools

Dates
Friday 19 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Join King Edward's and King Edward VI High School for Girls in their annual concert performance featuring their talented young students.
Rita Schindler-315
19Nov

Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices

Dates
Friday 19 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Two of the finest choirs and their eminent conductors present an advent themed programme featuring the last choral commission from University Music by Bob Chilcott.
Instrumental Choirs-315
20Nov

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Saturday 20 November 2021 (19:00-20:30)
Location
St George's Church - Edgbaston
Description
Join the Music Society for this eclectic and relaxed wind ensemble concert as they celebrate making music together again!
brass-band-315
21Nov

Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Sunday 21 November 2021 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Enjoy this afternoon concert from the Music Society's chamber choirs and Brass Band. The programme includes the winning composition from the 2019 Music Society Composition Competition by Christopher Allen.
Oxford Lieder-315
26Nov

Oxford Lieder

Dates
Friday 26 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Helen Charlston is a young mezzo soprano who is increasingly in demand worldwide. She is joined by Oxford Lieder director Sholto Kynoch.
Chineke-315
26Nov

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

Dates
Friday 26 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Six outstanding Chineke! Orchestra musicians present the music of Florence B Price, Schoenberg, and Brahms. This performance marks the retirement of the University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Eastwood.
wind band-315
27Nov

Wind Band

Dates
Saturday 27 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University Music Society's Wind Band returns to the stage with a programme featuring re-discovered works by composer Johanna Beyer as part of a project to highlight the music of under-represented female composers.
Dan rosina-315
28Nov

Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 28 November 2021 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra present folk-inspired music under their conductor Daniele Rosina. The student-led String Orchestra open this performance with Suk's Serenade for Strings.
yeomen2-315
1Dec

University Carol Service

Dates
Wednesday 1 December 2021 (18:15-19:00)
Location
Great Hall - Aston Webb Building
Description
Mark the beginning of Advent and imminent Christmas cheer in a traditional service of carols and readings led by the University Chaplaincy with music performed by University Upper Voices.
Jazz-orchestra-Olivia-Murphy-315
3Dec

Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Collective

Dates
Friday 3 December 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Composer and saxophonist Olivia Murphy's newly commissioned work for jazz orchestra marks the opening of the University's latest public space, The Exchange and responds to the theme 'The air we breathe'.
julian wilkins-315
4Dec

University Chorus

Dates
Saturday 4 December 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Elgar Concert Hall is filled with the sounds of community singing once again as the Music Society's University Chorus makes a welcome return to music-making.
Philharmonic-Orchestra-Lilian-Elkington-315
5Dec

Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 5 December 2021 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Philharmonic Orchestra present a work by little-known local composer Lilian Elkington Out of the Mist, a work whose centenary we celebrate.
Raising Icarus-315
28Apr

Raising Icarus

Dates
Thursday 28 April (19:30) - Saturday 30 April 2022 (21:30)
Location
The Rep
Description
RAISING ICARUS is a new chamber opera which breaks open the ancient myth to reveal its contemporary, psychological heart - how parental expectation and aspiration risk doing harm to our children.

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George Xiaoyuan Fu-315
22Oct

George Xiaoyuan Fu

Dates
Friday 22 October 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The 2021 Presteigne Festival Tour brings pianist George Xiaoyuan Fu with a programme featuring a new composition by James B. Wilson as part of the 2020 RPS Composers Scheme.
groove-into-woods-315
26Oct

Groove Into the Woods

Dates
Tuesday 26 October 2021 (11:00-11:55)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Come on a jazz and funk-fuelled family adventure into the deep dark woods. Specially designed for ages 3 – 7 and their grown-ups!
Kenneth Hamilton-315
29Oct

Heroic Elegies

Dates
Friday 29 October 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Perennially popular pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns to Birmingham International Piano Festival with a reflective programme.
Di_Xiao-315
5Nov

Di Xiao

Dates
Friday 5 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Birmingham favourite Di Xiao joins us for a performance of her programme 'To Spring' - piano music inspired by the season, a metaphor of hope and rebirth which we need like never before!
BEAST 1-315
6Nov

BEASTdome

Dates
Saturday 6 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre team look forward to welcoming you back to The Dome for an evening of new music and sound theatre classics.
Alexandra-Dariescu-315
10Nov

Alexandra Dariescu

Dates
Wednesday 10 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Alexandra Dariescu performs as we hear music from French female composers Germaine Tailleferre, Lili Boulanger, and Camille Pépin.
Telari Samuel-315
12Nov

Samuele Telari

Dates
Friday 12 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Italian accordionist Samuele Telari makes his Barber Concerts debut with a varied programme that crosses the centuries.
King eds-315
19Nov

King Edward's Schools

Dates
Friday 19 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Join King Edward's and King Edward VI High School for Girls in their annual concert performance featuring their talented young students.
Rita Schindler-315
19Nov

Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices

Dates
Friday 19 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Two of the finest choirs and their eminent conductors present an advent themed programme featuring the last choral commission from University Music by Bob Chilcott.
Instrumental Choirs-315
20Nov

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Saturday 20 November 2021 (19:00-20:30)
Location
St George's Church - Edgbaston
Description
Join the Music Society for this eclectic and relaxed wind ensemble concert as they celebrate making music together again!
brass-band-315
21Nov

Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Sunday 21 November 2021 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Enjoy this afternoon concert from the Music Society's chamber choirs and Brass Band. The programme includes the winning composition from the 2019 Music Society Composition Competition by Christopher Allen.
Oxford Lieder-315
26Nov

Oxford Lieder

Dates
Friday 26 November 2021 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Helen Charlston is a young mezzo soprano who is increasingly in demand worldwide. She is joined by Oxford Lieder director Sholto Kynoch.
Chineke-315
26Nov

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

Dates
Friday 26 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Six outstanding Chineke! Orchestra musicians present the music of Florence B Price, Schoenberg, and Brahms. This performance marks the retirement of the University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Eastwood.
wind band-315
27Nov

Wind Band

Dates
Saturday 27 November 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University Music Society's Wind Band returns to the stage with a programme featuring re-discovered works by composer Johanna Beyer as part of a project to highlight the music of under-represented female composers.
Dan rosina-315
28Nov

Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 28 November 2021 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra present folk-inspired music under their conductor Daniele Rosina. The student-led String Orchestra open this performance with Suk's Serenade for Strings.
yeomen2-315
1Dec

University Carol Service

Dates
Wednesday 1 December 2021 (18:15-19:00)
Location
Great Hall - Aston Webb Building
Description
Mark the beginning of Advent and imminent Christmas cheer in a traditional service of carols and readings led by the University Chaplaincy with music performed by University Upper Voices.
Jazz-orchestra-Olivia-Murphy-315
3Dec

Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Collective

Dates
Friday 3 December 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Composer and saxophonist Olivia Murphy's newly commissioned work for jazz orchestra marks the opening of the University's latest public space, The Exchange and responds to the theme 'The air we breathe'.
julian wilkins-315
4Dec

University Chorus

Dates
Saturday 4 December 2021 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Elgar Concert Hall is filled with the sounds of community singing once again as the Music Society's University Chorus makes a welcome return to music-making.
Philharmonic-Orchestra-Lilian-Elkington-315
5Dec

Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 5 December 2021 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Philharmonic Orchestra present a work by little-known local composer Lilian Elkington Out of the Mist, a work whose centenary we celebrate.
Raising Icarus-315
28Apr

Raising Icarus

Dates
Thursday 28 April (19:30) - Saturday 30 April 2022 (21:30)
Location
The Rep
Description
RAISING ICARUS is a new chamber opera which breaks open the ancient myth to reveal its contemporary, psychological heart - how parental expectation and aspiration risk doing harm to our children.