BCMG presents regular Families@4 performances, aiming to introduce young people and their families to the very best contemporary classical music in the most engaging way possible, always respecting young people as open-minded and discriminating listeners.
An opportunity to commemorate the centenary of Debussy’s death (25 March 1918) with his enchanting ‘Children’s Corner’ and ‘Petite Suite’. Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto is deservedly popular and we are joined by OOTS Associate Artist Pedro H. da Silva to perform this masterpiece.
"What rules do you follow?"
...asked Claude Debussy’s music teacher. “Pleasure,” he replied. But pleasure can unlock whole worlds. 100 years after his death, join Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO as they set out in search of the wonder, the power and the sheer beauty of music’s quietest revolutionary.
An enchanting show rich with anecdote, sophistication and swing, A Swinging Christmas gathers jazzy festive favourites as made famous by Ella, Eartha, Frank, Doris, Dean, Bing and other stars of the Silver Screen, with songs and soundtracks from classic films such as From Russia With Love and Let’s Make Love and Christmas tunes ranging from Winter Wonderland to Santa Baby.
Birmingham’s very own world-class orchestra and their Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla perform music by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and Debussy to the city’s commuters.
Haydn’s vision of a universe emerging from chaos also inspired music of cosmic grandeur, and with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducting the CBSO Chorus and a world-class team of soloists, there’s no more life-affirming way to open our new season.
The Windsor Festival was founded in 1969 with the aims of promoting high quality performances of music and the arts within the Royal Borough, access to unique venues, and development of young performers.
Performing the albums ‘SUBSTANCE’ by Joy Division & New Order
Peter Hook & The Light Announced National Tour Performing Substance – The Albums Of Joy Division & New Order For March 2017.
Ben Humphrey – narrator and singer; Kenneth Woods – conductor
Worcester's preeminent dynamo of the theatre joins the International Orchestra of Elgar Country for a celebration of the power of musical storytelling.
Sing Hallelujah for the all new production of Sister Act starring Alexandra Burke
An all new production of the Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy returns to the UK starring Alexandra Burke (The X Factor, The Bodyguard).
Now in it’s 39th year, this iconic event is a highlight of the summer season, is set in the most spectacular location and natural amphitheater in front of the beautiful Leeds Castle, reputed to be the loveliest castle in the world.
Widely considered a feminist icon, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco, also known as the “Little Folksinger”, will be performing at Town Hall, which will be her only UK show outside of London and Edinburgh this June. Her music has embraced punk, funk, hip hop, jazz, soul, electronica and even more distant sounds, a show not to be missed.
Maximo Park play the Hall by the Sea at Dreamland Margate, kickstarting a year of live music in this iconic venue and launching their new state of the art sound system.
Imagined Isle is BACK and better than ever! Featuring a specially curated line-up of nationally and internationally renowned artists, alongside profiling local and emerging talents, Imagined Isle celebrates the unique voices and sounds of folk, set against the iconic backdrop of Birmingham’s historic Town Hall.
Presenter Brothers Tim and Tom discover an old suitcase full of mysterious treasures and their imaginations begin to run wild. With a bit of help from the full City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, they’re all set for an adventure without limits. Music can tell any story they want – or transport them to wherever they want to go. Come and join them!
Covering all eras of the Fab Four’s music, the show reflects everything from the early days of the Cavern to Let It Be and beyond. This show is an absolute must for any Beatles fan. Their attention to detail both visually and sonically is second to none, and with an assortment of costumes and instruments you literally will be transformed back to The Cavern and the swinging sixties!