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Oct 19, 2016

Black British Classical Foundation @ The Library

An evening of music performed by three exciting and talented young Black musicians.

May 09, 2016

BMus Recital

Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire

Francesco Da Milano : Ricercar II & Ricercare LVII

Brouwer:  Elogio de la Danza

Henze : Drei Tentos 

Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70


Mar 18, 2016

Paradise Lost [II]

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire 


Conductor Richard Baker
Thallein Ensemble


Joe Cutler: Without Fear of Vertigo
Seán Clancy: Five Lines of Music Slow Down and Eventually Stop
Ed Bennett: new piece
Howard Skempton: Gemini Dances
Michael Wolters: Emmaus Pages
Samuel Leith Taylor: 
SOP 10 - 'ABH'

Fumiko Miyachi: Cl2
Yannis Kyriakides: Words and Song Without Words


A rare opportunity to hear works by these accomplished composers in one concert including three world premieres. A fitting finale for the last Frontiers Festival to ever take place in the Adrian Boult Hall!


This was the second of two concerts inspired by a public reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost in Paradise Forum by Samuel Leith Taylor and Paul Zaba in 2015.


Mar 13, 2016

Frontiers: Young Composers' Project

Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire 

The Young Composers’ Project breaks down barriers to creative music making by encouraging young people to experiment in a safe and supportive environment.


The initiative was set up by Birmingham Conservatoire and led by composer Kirsty Devaney since 2013. This concert showcases the huge range of music produced over a six month period and reflects the diversity of styles and openness of the group.


Mar 10, 2016

Guitar, Film, Electronics

6/8 Kafe


Ryan Probert: Travel Journal
Samuel Leith Taylor: Shannon
Maya Verlaak: Birds and Thirds
Rob Jones: Autumn Wind
Patrick Ellis: Olly
Wilson Leywantono: Shannon and Her Trains

An evening of newly commissioned pieces for classical guitar featuring electronics and film (createdand performed by Shannon-Latoyah Simon), written by the exceptionally talented composers from Birmingham Conservatoire. 



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