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Lunchtime Concerts

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts has a reputation for presenting international chamber music and recitals of the highest standard. With a concert series dating back to 1945, the Barber continue this longstanding traditional in the form of both evening and lunchtime concerts. The lunchtime series is a platform for some of the UK’s best emerging artists and ensembles, presenting varied programmes of works spanning six centuries.

Barber Lunchtime Concerts take place every Friday during University term time, at 1.10pm in the Barber Concert Hall and are all free of charge.

Barber Lunchtime Concert artists for the Spring term 2017 are:

Friday 13 January
Castalian String Quartet

Friday 20 January
Kenneth Hamilton Lecture Recital: On Tour with Liszt

Friday 27 January
Kenneth Hamilton Lecture Recital: On Tour with Liszt

Friday 28 October
Daniel Lebhardt – piano

Friday 3 February
Ulrich Heinen – cello

Friday 10 February
New Music Ensemble
Daniele Rosina – director

Friday 17 February
Odysseus Piano Trio

Friday 24 February
Timothy Ridout – viola
John Reid – piano

Friday 3 March
Barber Lunchtime Concert

Friday 10 March
Chetham’s School of Music

Friday 17 March
Birmingham University Singers
Julian Wilkins – conductor

Friday 24 March
University Women’s Choir
Simon Carrington – conductor



Florentine Arts Ensemble: Dahl’s Norwegian Landscape

Friday 2 December 1.10pm

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Amy Harman and Erdem Misirlioglu

Friday 25 November 1.10pm

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Birmingham Symphonic Brass

Sunday 13 November 3pm

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

Friday 11 November 1.10pm

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