Barber Concerts at 75

To celebrate the 75th year of Barber Concerts we are bringing you a selection of memories, archival material, photographs, and performances to celebrate this special milestone with our audiences. We hope you enjoy exploring this content and can’t wait to welcome you back to the Barber Concert Hall for our concerts as soon as we … Read more

Sounding Images

A selection of the Barber’s most iconic paintings – as you’ve never heard them before! Inspired by works in the gallery, here is a collection of electroacoustic pieces by University of Birmingham music students created as part of the module Sounding Images. Take a listen and explore the artworks from another perspective. *** Olli Smith … Read more

Agostino Tassi (1578-1644)

Musicians  Rome, 17th century Pen and brown iron gall ink over black chalk on paper 12.1 x 15.4 cm Three comparable sheets of groups of music-makers are at the British Museum, a group of five standing musicians was with Christie’s in 2003 and three separate figure studies engaged in playing an instrument are at the … Read more