The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts

The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts
University Of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TS
  • Telephone 0121 414 7333
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  • Website www.barber.org.uk
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6 Hands Guitar Trio

Jazz and classical from the trio comprising of John Williams, John Etheridge and Gary Ryan.

Wed 10 May

£18; £12 friends (£15; £5) / 0121 414 7333

Attilio Fiumarella: Works Of Mercy

Fourteen dramatic images by the Birmingham-based artist which are inspired by Caravaggio's work depicting the seven corporal acts of mercy of traditional Catholicism. The artist uses the homeless and prostitutes from the streets of Porto as his models, with the images contrasting light and dark to reflect on the spiritual…

Fri 7 Apr

Sat 8 Apr

Sun 9 Apr

…and 42 more dates until 21 May

Hannah Honeywell: Tumbleweed

Site-specific installation inspired by the intricately ornamented and gilded historic picture frames in the galleries.

Thu 30 Mar

Beige Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

Fri 31 Mar

Beige Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

Sat 1 Apr

Beige Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

…and 64 more dates until 4 Jun

Martin James Bartlett

The pianist plays works by JS Bach, Enrique Granados, Ginastera, Schumann, Vladimir Horowitz and Morton Gould.

Wed 17 May

£18; £12 friends (£15; £5) / 0121 414 7333

Michael Tsalka

The award-winning pianist plays solo and chamber music from the Baroque to the Contemporary periods.

Fri 12 May

Pestove/Roche/Rees Trio

The three internationally-renowned musicians play a selection of contemporary classical works.

Fri 28 Apr

RAF Tuba Quartet

The ensemble performs a selection of popular works.

Fri 5 May

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1. Bill Jones8 Jun 2013, 8:36pm5 stars The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts Report

I went to the saturday afternoon performance of this opera and was stunned by almost every aspect of it. As a seasoned opera goer I was expecting a good performance as all the lunch time concerts at the Barber Institute I have seen have been of the finest quality but this exceeded all my expectations. It is a rarely perfomed Gluck opera which is a pity because this, judging by the ecstatic reception given by the audience, seemed to delight everyone there.

The singing of the principal characters and the chorus were wonderful, the drama thrilling and the dancing an absolute delight. A special mention for Lauren Joyanne Morris's Clytemnestra and Matthew Durkan's Agamemnon but everyone was on top form. The orchestra was superb

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