barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Barber Concerts Artistic Programming & Partners

The Barber Institute is home to Europe’s finest art deco concert hall, and boasts a chamber music and recital series dating back to 1945. The internationally acclaimed Barber Evening Concerts are presented alongside regular free Friday lunchtime concerts. We also present the Barber Opera and a variety of family and learning concerts.

We work with a number of Artistic Partners in order to create diverse and engaging performances, festivals, and research projects.

Our current partners are:

Birmingham International Piano Festival

Oxford Lieder

University Music

Summer Festival of Music


Our core series is funded by the Henry Barber Trust and programmed by the Head of University Music and Concerts, Jo Sweet –

For information please contact Lucy Baker, Concerts and Marketing Administrator –

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Wed 5 February 7.30–9.30pm

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King Edward’s Schools

Friday 22 November, 1pm

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Onyx Brass

Friday 15 November, 1pm

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Binchois Consort

Friday 29 November, 1pm

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