WHAT'S ON

Details of the 2016 / 2017 Concert Season

CONCERT DETAILS

Saturday 26th November 2016, 11:00am | CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF

 

YOUNG AT HEART FAMILY CONCERT

An hour's fun concert for children & adults presented by Keith Allen & the 45 piece award-winning orchestra.

 

Keith Allen - conductor

Bill Rogers - narrator

...opportunities to join in ... hear the sounds & learn about the instruments ...

 

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Tom Sawyer's Saturday

 

Star Wars

 

Harry Potter

 

 

 

CONCERT DETAILS

Saturday 26th November 2016, 7:30 pm | CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF

 

SHAKESPEARE, STRATFORD AND ALL THAT JAZZ

... enjoy an evening of fabulous music to celebrate 400 years of William Shakespeare

 

Keith Allen - conductor

Jacqui Dankworth - vocals [select for biography]

Michael Collie - narrator [select for biography]

Charlie Wood - piano

 

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The Sword and the Crown

Edward Gregson

Four Dances from West Side Story

Jazz Settings of Shakespeare

Dankworth/Ellington/Young

Nigel Hess

Illyrian Dances

Shakespeare Pictures

Guy Woolfenden

William Walton

Richard III Film Suite

Leonard Bernstein

CONCERT DETAILS

Saturday 18th March 2017, 7:30 pm | CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF

 

This Planet Earth

... be entertained by the musical diversity of places, events & people all across our globe - a thrilling evening not to be missed!

 

Keith Allen - conductor

Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs OBE - guest conductor [select for biography]

Isabelle Orford - oboe [select for biography]

 

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Overture from Wonderful Town

Leonard Bernstein

Oboe Concerto

Domenica Cimarosa

Riverdance

Bill Whelan

Joseph Horovitz

From the Depths of Time

Fête Galante

Duncan Stubbs

Nacio Herb Brown

Singin' in the Rain

Mark Camphouse

A Movement  for Rosa

Kit Turnbull

Time Lines

CONCERT DETAILS

Saturday 13th May 2017, 7:30 pm | St John's Church, Hagley

 

HAGLEY FESTIVAL

...performing a programme of big band, jazz and film themes with a touch of classical thrown into the mix.

 

Keith Allen - conductor

 

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The Spifire - Prelude

William Walton

The Bandwagon

Philip Sparke

Fête Galante

Joseph Horovitz

Rob Wiffin

The Sun Will Rise Again

Reyos Magos (Sinfonietta)

Philip Sparke

Guy Woolfenden

Illyrian Dances

 Eric Whitacre

Lux Aurumque

 Various

 plus music from the movies

CONCERT DETAILS

Saturday 24th June 2017, 7:30 pm | CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF

 

ESSENTIALLY ELLERBY! [select for biography]

FULL SCORE! [select for DETAILS]

 

 

Keith Allen - conductor

Linda Merrick - clarinet [select for biography]

Simone Rebello - percussion [select for biography]

 

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Clarinet Concerto

Cane River Murals

Paris Portraits - World Premiere

The Canticle of the Sun

Elgar Variations

A Silent Movie

H.M.S. Charity

 Fontana di Trevi

CONCERT DETAILS

Saturday 11th November 2017, 7:30 pm |CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF

 

25th Anniversary Concert

 

Keith Allen - conductor

soloist - soloist

 

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