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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Birmingham Chamber Orchestra
Martin Leigh

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Birmingham Chamber Orchestra plays Schnelzer and Beethoven

Albert Schnelzer

Albert Schnelzer

Sunday 24 March 2013 at 1500
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Michael Haydn: Symphony in G major P.16
Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano concerto in D
Albert Schnelzer: Emperor Akbar
Beethoven: Symphony no.1 in C major, op.21

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra
David Quigley, piano
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Martin Leigh

Tickets available online here.

 


Amy Littlewood with the Halesowen Orchestra

Amy LittlewoodSunday 17 March 2013 at 1500
Cornbow Hall, Halesowen

Weber: ‘Oberon’ Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto no.1
Dvořák: Symphony no.8

Halesowen Orchestra
Amy Littlewood, violin
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Martin Leigh


‘Rising Stars’ tenth anniversary concert, and a world premiere

BeethovenSaturday 16 March 2013 at 1800
Shirley Methodist Church

Stephen Webster: Three Experiences 
(first performance, Solihull Symphony commission)
Debussy: Première rapsodie (Joshua Warhurst)
Sammartini: Recorder Concerto in F (Fazal Shah)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto (Felix Pong)
Cimarosa: Concerto for two flutes
(Catherine and Sarah O’Connor)
Beethoven: Symphony No 4

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Martin Leigh


Birmingham Chamber Orchestra rehearses in Symphony Hall

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra at Symphony Hall

A photograph from Saturday afternoon — Birmingham Chamber Orchestra rehearses with Mark Saberton, Derek Wroughton, and massed university choirs.

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Birmingham Chamber Orchestra
Martin Leigh


Birmingham Chamber Orchestra in Symphony Hall

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Hall

We are proud to announce Birmingham Chamber Orchestra’s first performance in one of the great concert halls – Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

Saturday 9 March 2013 at 1900
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem op.45

As part of the twenty-fifth Annual Cathedrals’ Group Choir Festival, the Orchestra’s first performance in Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Brahms’s remarkable German Requiem a work of huge eloquence, emotional honesty, for all people in every time.

This event is promoted by Newman University College.

Caroline Lester, soprano
Mark Saberton, baritone
Derek Wroughton, conductor

More details and tickets at: http://birminghamchamberorchestra.com/concerts.html

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Martin Leigh


Birmingham Chamber Orchestra in 2013

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra word cloud
An exciting New Year for Birmingham Chamber Orchestra, including a first performance in Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

More details at: http://birminghamchamberorchestra.com/concerts.html

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Martin Leigh