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Special Events and Festivals cont. STEVE REICH’S DRUMMING
4 Dec / 11 Dec
Hear Reich’s iconic masterpiece, performed by incredible musicians from the Conservatoire’s Percussion Department.
A landmark series, introducing the newly appointed Head of Chamber Music with Piano, Daniel Tong. Working with students and colleagues across the Keyboard, String, Wind and Brass departments, this presents arguably the most diverse and ravishing body of chamber music.
4 Dec / 10 Dec / 14 Dec / 16 Dec / 17 Dec / 18 Dec Get into the seasonal spirit with our festive performances of carols and Christmas favourites.
ORGANFEST For a second year the Royal College of Organists is working in partnership with the Incorporated Association of Organists and British Institute of Organ Studies to present Organfest, for which the RCO Organ Forum forms the centre-piece. Tickets available from www.organfest.net
FRI 18 SEP ORGANFEST
CHORAL AND ORGAN CONCERT 7.45pm St Chad’s Cathedral £5 Steve Reich
Completely Brahms – Johannes Brahms
Christmas Events – Ashok Gupta
12 Sep / 26 Sep / 7 Nov / 14 Nov / 29 Nov / 14 Dec We value our relationship with a varied range of artists and organisations, from across Birmingham and the UK and it is always a pleasure to welcome them for their concerts and events.
Credit: Tom White
Autumn Guest Artists
Schütz The heavens are telling Marcus Huxley Sanctus (Mass of St Henry & St Philip) Mozart Laudate Pueri Burgon Nunc dimittis S Wesley With my whole heart Organ interlude S Wesley Behold how good S Wesley Si iniquitates Mendelssohn For He shall give his angels Josquin des Prez Mirabiles elations maris Haydn Insanae et vanae curae Bairstow Let all mortal flesh keep silence Marcus Huxley Agnus (Mass of St Henry etc) Philip Moore Emmanuel Mendelssohn Lift thine eyes Dvořák Tu Trinitatis Vocal solo Arlen/Turner Over the Rainbow
SAT 19 SEP ORGANFEST
SUN 20 SEP ORGANFEST
RCO ORGAN FORUM – MUSICA POETICA
CHORAL HIGH MASS: IN LIGHTER VEIN
10am-5pm Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham £39
3.30pm Fentham Hall, Hampton-in-Arden £7
Musica poetica is a celebration of music of Nicolaus Bruhns, presented by Henry Fairs, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Nicholas Wearne and Dr Thomas Wilkinson, and featuring the new Garnier organs in the Elgar Concert Hall.
Richard Hills plays the Compton organ at Fentham Hall, Hampton-in-Arden. Promoted with support from the Cinema Organ Society. Programme includes music by Sullivan, Coates and Gershwin.
Programme includes the complete organ works of Nicolaus Bruhns plus music by J S Bach, Buxtehude, Frescobaldi, Froberger, Muffat, Rossi and Weckmann.
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