The Who for LG Arena



Legendary Band The Who To Rock The LG Arena

What: The Who – Quadrophenia and more
When: Friday 28 June 2013
Where: LG Arena

Price: Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 1 February 2013, priced at £60.00, £65.00 and £70.00 (plus booking & transaction fees) [Read more…]

Global Sounds For Summer And Autumn 2010

BIRMINGHAM, UK: A summer and autumn of performances by internationally renowned artists from across the musical spheres of jazz, folk, world and roots has been announced by leading UK concert venues Town Hall and Symphony Hall Birmingham.

The Grade I listed Town Hall and acoustically acclaimed Symphony Hall will play host to concerts spanning afro-pop, folk-rock, be-bop and much more with a line-up of musicians, singer-songwriters and composers originating from India, Argentina US, Mali, Australia, Italy, Cuba, Spain and the UK amongst others.

Highlights include a performance from the supremely talented sitarist Anoushka Shankar, a rare UK appearance from Malian singer and ‘Golden voice of Africa’ Salif Keita, a concert from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Pulitzer Prize winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and a welcome return to Birmingham by NYC’s finest alt-folk songstress Suzanne Vega.

Paul Keene, Director of Programming and Projects at Town Hall and Symphony Hall:

“There’s an extraordinary range of national and international talent at Town Hall and Symphony Hall this summer. The world comes to play in this global city, and we give it a warm welcome in our two superb venues.”

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Birmingham International Concert Season 2010/11

Birmingham International Concert Season 2010/11 Announced By Town Hall & Symphony Hall

– Major UK premiere of Philharmonia’s Tristan und Isolde with video art by Bill Viola
– The Planets: An HD Odyssey (European premiere) – NASA’s latest images projected on a giant screen
– 3D glasses for the audience in Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring
– Thomas Adès conducts In Seven Days with visuals from Tal Rosner
– James MacMillan Day includes new Oboe Concerto (world premiere)
– Birmingham Mahler Cycle – a joint series with the CBSO includes Simon Rattle conducting Das Lied von der Erde on Symphony Hall’s 20th birthday
– Opera North begins four year Ring Cycle with Das Rheingold
– Purcell Perspectives mini-series
– Recitals by Cecilia Bartoli, Andreas Scholl, Mitsuko Uchida, Freddy Kempf and the Takács Quartet
– Superb international orchestras and soloists

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