King’s Ely, Music Department.

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David Hume, Grieg, and Tchaikovsky with the Halesowen Orchestra

tchaikowskySaturday 13 July 2013 at 1930
Cornbow Hall, Halesowen

David Hume: Doctored Overture 
(first performance, Halesowen Orchestra commission)
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.1 ‘Winter Daydreams’

Halesowen Orchestra
Adelaide Yue, piano
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Birmingham Chamber Orchestra plays Lutosławski

Sunday 7 July 2013 at 1930Anna Cashell, violin
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Debussy: Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un faune”
(arr. Arnold Schoenberg)
Witold Lutosławski: Partita
Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Biber: Passacaglia from Rosary Sonatas
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no.3 ‘Eroica’

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra
Anna Cashell, violin
Rita Schindler, harp
Andrea Perrett, flute
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Richard Jenkinson plays Prokofiev

Sergei ProkofievSaturday 6 July 2013 at 1930
Shirley Methodist Church

Mendelssohn: Overture ‘The Hebrides’
Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante op.125
Brahms: Symphony no.4 op.98

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Richard Jenkinson, ‘cello
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Birmingham Chamber Orchestra plays Shaker Loops

John AdamsFriday 21 June 2013 at 2000
Wombourne Festival

Debussy: Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un faune”
(arr. Arnold Schoenberg)
John Adams: Shaker Loops
Mozart: Divertimento in D KV136
Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Grieg: ‘Holberg’ Suite

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra
Rita Schindler, harp
Andrea Perrett, flute
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Birmingham Chamber Orchestra in Symphony Hall — two more photographs

Brahms's German Requiem: Birmingham Chamber Orchestra in Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Brahms's German Requiem: Birmingham Chamber Orchestra in Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Photographs by and reproduced with the kind permission of F.J. Vaughan.

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Celebrating Lutosławski’s 100th birthday.

Witold Lutoslawski

On 7 July, a performance of Lutosławski’s Partita by Anna Cashell and Birmingham Chamber Orchestra.

More details at: http://birminghamchamberorchestra.com

More about about Lutosławski’s centenary at: Chester Novello

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