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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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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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Barber Concerts

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Lunchtime Concerts

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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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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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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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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