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Beethoven’s Ninth, Symphony Hall, 30th December 2019

30th December 2019, by Mark Lawrence

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Monday, 30th December 2019 at 7:30pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

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Beethoven’s groundbreaking Ninth Symphony, with its sheer scale, novel percussion, dramatic quartet of soloists and full chorus performing the Ode to Joy, has remained a steady favourite amongst music-lovers. Join us for a turn-of-the-year performance of this thrilling work in the acoustic perfection of Symphony Hall.

Piano Concerto No.5 ‘Emperor’
Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’

City of Birmingham Choir
Birmingham Choral Union
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tickets – see link to THSH.co.uk website
£48.00, £42.50, £32.50, £27.50, £22.00, £16.50* (inc. per ticket commission)

*A £3 per ticket commission is charged when you book through Town Hall Symphony Hall’s Box Office – online, by phone or in person.

Group Bookings, by phone or in person, are subject to a £1 ticket commission. There is no per ticket commission on tickets under £13.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

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Christmas Cracker with Aled Jones, Symphony Hall, 21st December 2019

21st December 2019, by Mark Lawrence

Saturday, 21st December 2019 at 2:30pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

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A wonderful concert of seasonal classics, festive readings and joyful song with the City of Birmingham Choir, all crowned by a selection of your favourite carols for all, with special guest, TV and radio personality Aled Jones.

Featured music may include:
Willcocks – Jingle Bells
Cullen – Joy to the World
Rutter – The Angels Carol
Blake – Walking in the Air
Anderson – Sleigh Ride
Ledger – Sussex Carol
Tchaikovsky – Suite from The Nutcracker
Lloyd-Webber – Pie Jesu from Requiem

Plus carols for all: The First Nowell, Once in Royal David’s City, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Away in a Manger

City of Birmingham Choir
London Concert Orchestra
Adrian Lucas conductor
Jennifer France soprano
Aled Jones guest presenter

TICKETS – click the Buy Tickets link button:
£45.00, £40.00, £32.50, £27.50, £22.00, £15.50* (inc. per ticket commission)

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons

If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.

A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@thsh.co.uk or call us on 0121 780 4949.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

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Spectacular Classics (2 performances), Symphony Hall, 9th November 2019

9th November 2019, by Mark Lawrence

Saturday, 9th November 2019 at 2:30pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

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Following sold out shows in 2018, Spectacular Classics is back! Enjoy classics including Nessun Dorma, Rule, Britannia!, Land of Hope and Glory, plus an explosive 1812 Overture complete with cannon effects and indoor firework finale.

Saturday 9th November 2019 at 2.30 and 7.30 pm

PROGRAMME also includes:
STRAUSS Also sprach zarathustra
ROSSINI Galop from William Tell Overture
PACHELBEL Canon
TCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty Waltz
VERDI Grand March from Aida
MASCAGNI Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
PUCCINI O soave fanciulla
VERDI Brindisi
SIBELIUS Finlandia
VERDI Sempre Libera from La traviata
DEBUSSY Clair de lune
ELGAR Nimrod
DENZA Funiculi funicula

Anthony Inglis conductor
Lauren Fagan soprano
Timothy Richards tenor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Choir

Saturday 9th November 2019 at 2.30 and 7.30 pm

See THSH.co.uk website via the red button link for tickets, offers, terms and conditions.
Or call 0121 780 3333.

Ticket prices
£55.00 (Premium), £50.00, £46.50, £39.50, £29.50, £19.50, £19.50* (inc. per ticket commission)

Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers and Wheelchair User’s Helpers, as per Access Scheme.

*A £3 per ticket commission is charged when you book through Town Hall Symphony Hall’s Box Office – online, by phone or in person.

Group Bookings, by phone or in person, are subject to a £1 ticket commission. There is no per ticket commission on tickets under £13.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

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Christmas Classics, Symphony Hall, 21st December 2018

21st December 2018, by Mark Lawrence

Friday, 21st December 2018 at 7:30pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

Herald the Christmas season with a wonderful concert of seasonal classics and glorious carols from the London Concert Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Choir.

including…
GRUBER Silent Night WILBERG Joy to the World DARKE In the bleak midwinter STRAUSS Die Fledermaus Overture BACH Opening Chorus from Christmas Oratorio VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on Christmas Carols BERLIOZ The Shepherd’s Farewell HANDEL The trumpet shall sound from Messiah

and…Once in Royal David’s City, The First Nowell, Hark! The herald angels sing, Good King Wenceslas

City of Birmingham Choir
London Concert Orchestra
Adrian Lucas conductor
William Dazeley baritone

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

TICKETS on line (click link) and in person from Town Hall and Symphony Hall box offices or by calling 0121 780 3333.

£13, £21, £27.50, £32.50, £40, £45
Prices shown are inclusive of a £3 per ticket commission. (Applies to over the phone and in person transactions – save 50p per ticket when you buy online.)
Commission exclusions apply – see full Terms and Conditions on www.thsh.co.uk website.

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons
If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.
A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@thsh.co.uk or call us on 0121 780 4949

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Spectacular Classics, Symphony Hall, 10th November 2018

10th November 2018, by Mark Lawrence

Saturday, 10th November 2018 at 2:30pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

A special show of great classics, dazzling lasers and special effects. Following sold out shows in 2017, Spectacular Classics is back! Enjoy classics including Nessun Dorma, Rule, Britannia!, Land of Hope and Glory, plus an explosive 1812 Overture complete with cannon effects and indoor firework finale.

The CBSO and the City of Birmingham Choir with tremendous soloists bring you many popular classics. Two performances, afternoon and evening. We look forward to working with conductor Anthony Inglis once again.

PROKOFIEV Dance of the Knights
ORFF O Fortuna
GRIEG Morning and In the Hall of the Mountain King
BIZET The Pearl Fishers Duet
VERDI Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves
STRAUSS Blue Danube Waltz
RAVEL Bolero
ROSSINI Galop from William Tell Overture
JENKINS Benedictus from The Armed Man
TCHAIKOVSKY Finale from Swan Lake
ELGAR Nimrod
HANDEL Zadok the Priest
WOOD Hornpipe

Please note that David Butt Philip replaces Nicky Spence as tenor for Spectacular Classics in Birmingham on Saturday 10 November 2018, both performances.

David Butt Philip tenor
Grant Doyle baritone
City of Birmingham Choir
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Inglis conductor

A Raymond Gubbay promotion

TICKETS
£19.50, £22.50, £29.50, £39.50, £46.50, £50, £55
Prices shown are inclusive of a £3 per ticket commission. (Applies to over the phone and in person transactions – save 50p per ticket when you buy online.)

Commission exclusions apply – see full Terms and Conditions – follow the Buy Tickets link to see the full information including terms and conditions on the www.THSH.co.uk website.

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons
Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers and Wheelchair User’s Helpers, as per Access Scheme
If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.
A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@thsh.co.uk or call us on 0121 780 4949.

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Handel’s Messiah with the CBSO , Symphony Hall, 8th December 2017

8th December 2017, by Mark Lawrence

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Friday, 8th December 2017 at 7:00pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

Start your Christmas with our wonderful tradition – Handel’s Messiah.

A fabulous opportunity to enjoy a sparkling performance of Handel’s famous choral masterpiece, Messiah. Established in 1921, the City of Birmingham Choir has been thrilling audiences with annual performances of Handel’s Messiah for over 90 years. Performed in the acoustically perfect surroundings of Birmingham’s Symphony Hall with the world-famous CBSO, this is an opportunity to enjoy famous choruses such as ‘For unto us a child is born’ and arias ‘I know that my redeemer liveth’ and of course, as is the tradition, stand up and join in with possibly the world’s most well-known chorus, ‘Hallelujah!’

The Birmingham Post said:
“We were truly privileged to hear this fine performance by the inspired City of Birmingham Choir, a chamber sized CBSO and committed soloists. Musical Director Adrian Lucas was in control covering a breadth of emotions from all quarters. He has a truly splendid choir with everyone palpably performing to their utmost.”

City of Birmingham Choir 
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
Adrian Lucas conductor
Rowan Pierce soprano
Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano
Bradley Smith tenor
James Cleverton bass
Christopher Allsop chamber organ continuo
Thomas Trotter harpsichord continuo

TICKETS*:
£12.50, £19, £25.50, £31, £36, £41

* Prices shown are inclusive of a £3 per ticket commission. (Applies to over the phone and in person transactions – save 50p per ticket when you buy online!)
Commission exclusions apply – see full Terms and Conditions on www.THSH.co.uk
Available online (via red button above), tel. 0121 345 0603 or in person at the box offices at the Town Hall (Victoria Sq) or Symphony Hall (in the ICC on Broad St/Centenary Sq).

Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers and Wheelchair User’s Helpers, as per THSH Access Scheme. Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons – if you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.

A City of Birmingham Choir promotion.

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Mozart’s Requiem, Symphony Hall, 5th November 2017

5th November 2017, by Mark Lawrence

Sunday, 5th November 2017 at 3:00pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

Mozart’s choral masterpiece crowns a sublime afternoon of his greatest works.
The Magic Flute Overture, Piano Concerto no. 21 and the Requiem.

Mozart Festival Orchestra
City of Birmingham Choir 
Adrian Lucas conductor
Tom Poster piano
Tereza Gevorgyan soprano
Anna Huntley mezzo soprano
Oliver Johnston tenor
Morgan Pearse baritone

TICKETS: (more details – see www.thsh.co.uk)
All prices shown are inclusive of a £3 per ticket commission. (Applies to phone and in person transactions – save 50p per ticket when you buy online!)
Commission exclusions apply – see full Terms and Conditions.
£16, £20, £26, £30, £35, £40

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons
If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.
A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@thsh.co.uk or call us on 0121 780 4949.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

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Be Glad and Rejoice, Tewkesbury Abbey, 17th June 2017

17th June 2017, by Mark Lawrence

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Saturday, 17th June 2017 at 7:00pm; Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 5RZ.

City of Birmingham Choir returns to its favourite “out of town” venue, the wonderful Tewkesbury Abbey, for a delightful evening of choral splendour.

City of Birmingham Choir
Paul Carr organ
Adrian Lucas conductor

William Byrd – Haec dies
Edward Bairstow – Let all mortal flesh keep silence
William Walton – Set me as a seal upon thine heart
Organ solo
Gerald Finzi – Lo, the full final sacrifice
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Te Deum in G
Henryk Górecki – Totus tuus
Gerald Finzi – God is gone up
Organ solo
John Ireland – Greater love hath no man
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford – Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

Tickets £20 (front nave) £15 (rear nave)

On line booking available until Sunday 11th June (press the red BUY TICKETS link)
or via Tewkesbury Abbey Shop 01684 856148
shop@tewkesburyabbey.org.uk
Tickets available on the door on the concert evening.

A City of Birmingham Choir promotion.

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Belshazzar’s Feast, Symphony Hall, 20th May 2017

20th May 2017, by Mark Lawrence

Saturday, 20th May 2017 at 7:30pm; Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

A spectacular second collaboration between City of Birmingham Choir and Services for Education Music Service in Birmingham, featuring Birmingham Schools’ Symphony Orchestra and conductor Michael Seal. The music to include the wonderful choral masterpiece, Belshazzar’s Feast by William Walton.

City of Birmingham Choir
Birmingham Schools Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal conductor
Adrian Lucas conductor (choir only)

Malcolm Arnold – English Dances Set 1 and 2 (orchestra)
Gerald Finzi – Lo, the full final sacrifice (choir)
William Walton – Belshazzar’s Feast (choir and orchestra)

(joint City of Birmingham Choir and Services for Education promotion)

Tickets: £12.50 (students, unwaged £7)
Online – red button – https://www.thsh.co.uk/event/city-of-birmingham-choir-belshazzars-feast
Phone 0121 345 0603
Or in person at Symphony Hall or Town Hall box offices

Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers and Wheelchair User’s Helpers, as per Access Scheme – see www.thsh.co.uk
Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons: If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.
A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@thsh.co.uk or call us on 0121 780 4949.

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Handel’s Messiah, Vienna – Stephansdom, 21st April 2017

21st April 2017, by Matthew Somerville

Friday, 21st April 2017 at 8:30pm; Vienna - Stephansdom, Stephansplatz 3, Vienna, Austria 1010.

Handel’s wonderful masterpiece performed by the choir from Birmingham that have made it their speciality, in the superb surroundings of the Stephansdom in the Austrian capital city.

Adrian Lucas conductor
City of Birmingham Choir
Weiner Domorchester

Ticket details: http://www.stephanskirche.at/index.jsp?menuekeyvalue=2&langid=1
Prices in Euros
Part of our tour to Vienna in April 2017.

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