Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University

Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University
200 Jennens Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7XR
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Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra Directors  Andrew Bain & Sophie Hastings A collaboration between the jazz and percussion departments, this night of salsa music is for dancing! Early booking is advised. Pello El Afrokan Arr: Booth   Mozambique International Jesus Alemany Arr: Booth…

Fri 24 Nov

Eastside Jazz Club

£15 (£3–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Orchestra: Let It Be Told

Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Orchestra: Let it be Told Director Jeremy Price ★★★★

Mon 11 Dec

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Birmingham Conservatoire Repertoire Orchestra

Conductor  Daniele Rosina Arthur Bocaneanu  piano Leo Lobrev  new piece Beethoven   Piano Concerto No.1 Prokoviev  Romeo and Juliet:  Dance of the Knights, Friar Lawrence, Masks, Balcony Scene, Death of Tybalt

Fri 15 Dec

Concert Hall

£15 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Birmingham Conservatoire Symphonic Brass

Conductors  Christopher Houlding & Ian Porthouse Verdi arr. Houlding   La forza del destino: Overture *Bizet arr. Harvey*** Carmen Suite Gershwin arr. Fernie   Porgy and Bess *Humperdinck arr. Godfrey ***Hansel and Gretel Wagner arr. Owen   Die Walküre Puccini arr. Houlding   Turandot: Finale

Fri 1 Dec

Concert Hall

£15 (£10) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Birmingham Conservatoire Viola Students

Join us for a week of special events dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten.

Tue 21 Nov

£12 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Birmingham Conservatoire Viola Students: Tue

Join us for a week of special events dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten.

Tue 21 Nov

Recital Hall

£20 (£15–£18) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Day Ticket

Join us for a week of special events dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten.

Fri 24 Nov

Recital Hall

£20 (£15–£18) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Ettore Causa

Ettore Causa  viola Robert Markham  piano Join us for a week of special events dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten.

Wed 22 Nov

Recital Hall

£12 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Juliette Kowalski

Juliette Kowalski viola RNCM winner of the Cecil Aronowitz Prize

Fri 24 Nov

Recital Hall

£5 (£2.50) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Robin Ireland

Robin Ireland  viola Robert Markham  piano Join us for a week of special events dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten.

Mon 20 Nov

Recital Hall

£12 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Thu 23 Nov

£12 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Recital Hall

£12 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition and Festival: Wed

Join us for a week of special events dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten.

Wed 22 Nov

£20 (£5–£18) / 0121 331 5901

Christmas Carol Concert

To celebrate the festive season we welcome you to join us for our popular annual carol concert. With carols and festive favourites led by the Conservatoire’s Chorus, audience participation is encouraged. Please note, this concert will be in the Concert Hall.

Mon 11 Dec

Free / 0121 331 5901

Commuter Concert: Cbso Wind Quintet With John Thwaites

CBSO Wind Quintet John Thwaites  piano *Beethoven * Clarinet Trio Op.11 *Dohnányi ***Piano Sextet 

Thu 7 Dec

£5 (£2.50) / 0121 331 5901

Commuter Concert: Eric McElroy (piano)

*Eric McElroy * piano Bax Piano Sonatas

Thu 14 Dec

£5 (£2.50) / 0121 331 5901

Exit Velocity

Exit Velocity Director  Andrew Bain This series features performances by the best Conservatoire senior Jazz students’ small bands.

Wed 29 Nov

Eastside Jazz Club

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

From Barn To Conservatoire (An Evening Of Song And Dance Music To Raise Money For Sophie's Silver Lining Fund.)

*An evening of song and dance music to raise money for Sophie's Silver Lining Fund; a charity supporting aspiring actors and singers struggling with the considerable expenses of their training. * Aspiring actress Sophie Large was tragically killed in a car accident in February 1998, aged nineteen. After her death…

Thu 1 Mar 2018

The Lab

£5–£10 / 0121 331 5901

Heath String Quartet

Heath String Quartet Oliver Heath violin Sara Wolstenholme violin Gary Pomeroy viola Christopher Murray cello Jorg Widmann Quartet no.3 *Acting on Stage ***The dynamic and charismatic Heath Quartet are fast earning a reputation as one of the most exciting British chamber ensembles of the moment. Hear them in…

Wed 29 Nov

£10 (£3–£8) / 0121 331 5901

Jazz Canon: Horace Silver

Jazz Canon: Horace Silver Directors * Percy Pursglove and John O’Gallagher *

Tue 12 Dec

Eastside Jazz Club

£8 / 0121 331 5901

Jazz Canon: Music of Herbie Hancock

Directors  Percy Pursglove  and  John O’Gallagher ★★★★ Please note change to original programme

Tue 28 Nov

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Jazz Canon: Music of Herbie Hancock

Jazz Canon: Music of Herbie Hancock Directors * Percy Pursglove and John O’Gallagher *

Tue 21 Nov

Eastside Jazz Club

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Jazz Orchestra: Let It Be Told

Director  Jeremy Price   Composed and arranged by  Julian Argüelles

Mon 27 Nov

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Junior Artists Chamber Concert

Musicians from the Junior Conservatoire join together in a fitting finale to the end of term.

Sat 2 Dec

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Junior Artists End of Term Concert

Soloists, choirs and orchestras from the Junior Conservatoire join together in a fitting finale to the end of term.

Sat 9 Dec

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

The Last Christmas Tree

When two young foxes, Rusty and Amber, venture into a tumbledown old barn the last thing they're expecting is to meet a new best friend - Chris, a Christmas tree who longs for fun and excitement. Their new-found friendship is viewed with disapproval by Noel, the barn's resident Know-Owl, and when the foxes come up with a…

Sun 10 Dec

£8 (£5.50; Children £5.50) / 0121 331 5901

  • 14:00 – 16:00
Recital Hall

£8 (£3–£5.50) / 0121 331 5901

Lunchtime Music: Ducasse Trio

William Slingsby-Duncombe  clarinet Charlotte Maclet  violin Fiachra Garvey  piano Khachaturian  Trio for Clarinet, Violin and piano  Charlotte Bray  Chant (commission by the Ducasse Trio)  Bartók  Contrasts

Tue 5 Dec

Concert Hall

£12 (£5–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Midday Music: Franck, Bach, Ysaÿe

Irene Loh piano Franck Prelude, Chorale and Fugue *Sebastian Wyss * violin Bach Chaconne Ysaÿe Sonata No.5 Man Chun Yu violin Ysaÿe Sonata No.4

Mon 4 Dec

Recital Hall

Free / 0121 331 5901

Midday Music: Scriabin, Ibert, Karg-Elert, Swerts

Veronika Tabakova piano *Scriabin*** Sonata No.4 Ella de Villiers flute Joanne Sealey piano *Ibert ***Piece Karg-Elert Sinfonische–Kanzone Paul Lamstaes saxophone Joanne Sealey piano Ibert Aria Swerts Kotekan

Mon 27 Nov

Recital Hall

Free / 0121 331 5901

A Night On Broadway

Musicians and Actors from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire join forces for a night at the musicals…featuring some of the most popular Broadway hits, from ****Chicago***, ***Les Misérables***, ***Miss Saigon***, ***Billy Elliot***, ***Matilda***, ***Cabaret***, ***Wicked***… and many more!*

Fri 2 Mar 2018

The Lab

£5–£10 / 0121 331 5901

Rachmaninov - Chun-Chieh Yen (cello)

*Chun-Chieh Yen * cello I-Hsuan Peng piano *Sollima ***Il bell’Antonio Tema III for Cello and Piano *Hsiao ***Capriccio in Hakka Melody for Cello and Piano *Rachmaninov ***Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor Op.19

Tue 12 Dec

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Ravel, Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Fauré

*Konan Tanaka * piano *Ravel ***La Parade, M.11 *Ravel ***À la manière de… Borodine, M.63/1 *Poulenc ***Mélancolie, FP.105 *Saint-Saëns ***Album pour Piano, Op.72 *Fauré ***Ballade in F sharp, Op.19

Tue 12 Dec

£10 (£3–£8) / 0121 331 5901

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire String Ensemble

Highlights from Birmingham Conservatoire Strings Department

Wed 13 Dec

£10 (£3–£8) / 0121 331 5901

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tour

Book your exclusive tour of the new Conservatoire now* 4pm - arrival and drink 4.30pm - introductory talk 4.45pm - 5.30pm - look around *Book on to the 7th Dec tour and gain free entry to Opera Scenes at 7pm in the Lab. Book tickets here using the promotional code RBCTOUR to recieve your complimetary tickets.

Thu 7 Dec

Free / 0121 331 5901

Thu 18 Jan 2018

Free / 0121 331 5901

The Songs of Ravel & Gershwin

Curator Robin Bowman This term's Liederabend, performed by students and staff of the vocal and keyboard studies departments, consists of songs by two contrasting giants of the early twentieth-century, Ravel and Gershwin, both of whom died in 1937 having mixed jazz and classical elements in their music, and who famously…

Mon 27 Nov

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Stan Sulzmann

Stan Sulzmann  saxophone 6.30pm - support band 7.45pm - main show

Thu 30 Nov

£8 (£3–£6) / 0121 331 5901

Telemarathon!

Our Early Music and Recorder departments celebrate the 300th anniversary of the death of the 18th century’s most prolific composer, Georg Phillip Telemann, with music showing the many faces of this overshadowed genius. Solos, cantatas, chamber music and arias will be interspersed by readings from Telemann’s autobiography.

Wed 13 Dec

£10 (£3–£8) / 0121 331 5901

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