The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts

The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts
University Of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TS
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Bel Canto: The Songs Of Donizetti And Bellini

The voices of opera singers Sarah-Jane Brandon and Stephanie Marshall, alongside pianist Gary Matthewman perform Donizetti's L'aurora Il Fiore, and 'O Mio Fernando' from La Favorita, and Bellini's 'Ah! Non Credea….Ah! Non Giunge' From La Sonnambula, and 'Mira O Norma' from Norma.

Birmingham University Singers

The choir perform Whitacre's Three Flower Songs, Monteverdi's La Giovinetta Pianta, Tavener's Eonia, Britten's Five Flower Songs and other works.

Buried Treasures

Various historical coin hoards have their antecedents and relevance explored in this exhibition.

Sun 26 Feb

Coin Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

Chamber Ensembles

Musicians from across the university perform in a variety of ensembles, choirs and chamber groups in an eclectic selection of repertoire.

Sun 5 Mar

£5 (£3) / 0121 414 7333

Chetham's School Of Music

Students from the school and featured musicians, Julius Jonusas, Amber Jordan, Gemma Riley and Martyn Parkes perform their annual concert.

Fri 10 Mar

I Fagiolini: Flaming Heart

The vocal ensemble celebrate the works of Italian composer Monteverdi featuring a selection of works from his life in Mantua.

Wed 22 Mar

£18 (£15; £12; £5) / 0121 414 7333

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes

A themed music, storytelling and art session celebrating the authors collection of poems. Jack And The Beanstalk will be performed by the University New Music Ensemble, and conducted by Daniele Rosina.

Sat 25 Mar

University Camerata

The choral students perform Rameau's La Nuit, Victoria's O Magnum Mysterium, Elgar's Serenade, and Lauridsen's O Nata Lux. The performance will be conducted by Daniel Mahoney and James Naylor.

Mon 20 Mar

University Women's Choir

Simon Carrington conducts the choir in a performance featuring Cozzolani's Magnificat A, Verdi's Laudi Alla Vergine Maria, and Gardner's

Fri 24 Mar

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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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