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Evening Concerts

Miah Persson & Joseph Middleton

Wednesday 10 October, 7.30pm

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Lunchtime Concerts

David Quigley

Friday 12 October, 1.10pm

David Quigley returns to the University of Birmingham with a programme that includes highlights from his new album recorded in the Elgar Concert Hall.

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Lunchtime Concerts

Joanna Gutowska

Friday 26 October, 1.10pm

Cellist Joanna Gutowska joins us as part of the 2018 Presteigne Festival Tour.

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Busch Piano Trio

Friday 19 October, 1.10pm

The Busch Piano Trio perform a programme of Suk and Dvorak.

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Benyounes Quartet

Friday 5 October, 1.10pm

The Benyounes Quartet give the premiere performance of John Woolrich's Villanesca as part of a year-long string quartet project.

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Evening Concerts Piano Festival

Makedonissimo

Wednesday 14 November, 7.30pm

We are delighted to welcome Makedonissimo, a group devoted to bringing to the fore the folk music of Macedonia.

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Evening Concerts Piano Festival

Steven Osborne

Wednesday 31 October, 7.30pm

Steven Osborne performs a programme of Poulenc, Debussy, Prokofiev and Schubert as part of Birmingham International Piano Festival.

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Evening Concerts

Berlin Philharmonic String Quintet

Wednesday 12 December, 7.30pm

We conclude our autumn Barber Evening Concerts with a performance from some of the world's finest orchestral and chamber musicians, the Berlin Philharmonic String Quintet.

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Evening Concerts

Guy Johnston and Sam Haywood

Wednesday 21 November, 7.30pm

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Evening Concerts Piano Festival

Pavel Kolesnikov

Wednesday 8 May, 7.30pm

Pavel Kolesnikov joins us to launch the 2019 Birmingham International Piano Festival. 

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Evening Concerts

Bozzini Quartet

Wednesday 13 March, 7.30pm

Hailing from Canada, the Bozzini Quartet performs a world premiere by University of Birmingham and Canadian composer Dr Scott Wilson. The concert also includes a new work by John Woolrich as part of the University's year-long string quartet project with the composer, and a work by Linda Smith.

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Evening Concerts Birmingham Festival of Early Music

Binchois Consort

Wednesday 13 February, 7.30pm

Binchois Consort present music for St Katherine including music by Walter Frye and John Dunstaple for Birmingham Early Music Festival.

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Evening Concerts Birmingham Festival of Early Music

Dunedin Consort

Wednesday 6 February, 7.30pm

The Dunedin Consort present a programme of Handel for Birmingham Early Music Festival.

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Weekend Concerts Birmingham Festival of Early Music

Duo Trobairitz: Romance and Revelry

Sunday 3 February, 3pm

Duo Trobairitz present a European programme for Birmingham Festival of Early Music.

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Lunchtime Concerts

Birmingham Symphonic Brass

Friday 7 December, 1.10pm

Stephen Roberts directs the University’s Symphonic Brass ensemble with a programme of exciting arrangements for ten brass players and percussion.

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Lunchtime Concerts

Katie Stevenson & Jâms Coleman

Friday 30 November, 1.10pm

Katie Stevenson returns to the Barber following her performance as the eponymous lead of the 2017 Barber Opera with pianist Jâms Coleman.

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Lunchtime Concerts

The Enrag’d Musician

Friday 23 November, 1.10pm

Scholars and Gentlemen perform sonatas from Castrucci's Opus 1 in preparation for a recording,

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Lunchtime Concerts

King Edward’s School & King Edward VI High School for Girls

Friday 16 November, 1.10pm

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls give their annual concert in the Barber Concert Hall.

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Lunchtime Concerts Piano Festival

Kenneth Hamilton lecture-recital

Friday 9 November, 1.10pm

Professor Kenneth Hamilton gives a lively introduction to the University's Erard concert grand piano.

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Lunchtime Concerts Piano Festival

James Newby and Joseph Middleton

Friday 2 November, 1.10pm

James Newby and Joseph Middleton join us for a song recital as part of Birmingham International Piano Festival.

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Weekend Concerts

The Bach Boys

Saturday 17 November, 3pm

The University's period instrument Chamber Orchestra and its musical director, Professor Andrew Kirkman perform the music of two of J S Bach's children - Carl Philipp Emanuel and Johann Christian.

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Oliver Janes

Friday 14 December, 1.10pm

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra clarinettist Oliver Janes and his duo partner give the final Barber Lunchtime Concert of the term.

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CrossCurrents

CrossCurrents – Further information coming soon!

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Summer Festival of Music

Summer Festival of Music – further information coming soon!

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Evening Concerts

How to book

You can purchase tickets for Barber Evening Concerts at the reception desk in The Barber Institute of Fine Arts during normal opening hours, over the phone or online.

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