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    BAAMfest!, the Avondale Music & Art Festival

    Presented by BAAMfest!

    August 15 - August 17, 2014

    The 5th Annual Birmingham Arts and Music Festival (BAAMfest!) is proud to present the Avondale Music & Art Festival. The 2014 event kicks off August 15-17 in the Avondale Park and Business District, and aims to offer patrons of all ages an unforgettable musical and cultural arts experience! Join us in emerging Avondale for more than 25 live performances, short films, artistic work created by area youth, ...more


    Mid-Day Music: Bruce Ludwick, organ

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    October 24, 2014

    Bruce E. Ludwick, Jr., performs a free, 30-minute concert on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Mr. Ludwick is Director of Music and...more

    The Cathedral Choir in Concert - Fauré's Requiem

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    October 30, 2014

    The Cathedral Choir is an entirely auditioned, semi-professional ensemble whose primary purpose is to provide music for worship at the Advent. The Choir, under the direction of Dr. Frederick...more

    Choral Evensong

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    November 16, 2014

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Choral Evensong

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    November 16, 2014

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

    Presented by Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at Alabama Theatre

    November 20, 2014

    In 1993, Moscow Ballet toured the Great Russian Nutcracker to Washington DC, Baltimore, Syracuse, Orlando, Ft Lauderdale, New Haven, Reading and Charleston WV for the first time to critical...more

    Mid-Day Music: Paul Mostelller, baritone

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    November 21, 2014

    Paul Mosteller, baritone, and Frederick Teardo, organ, will perform a free, 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Dr. Mosteller is Professor of Voice at the...more

    Jim Brickman On A Winter’s Night

    at Alabama Theatre

    December 4, 2014

    This year, Jim Brickman will bring together the sounds of the season with On A Winter’s Night. Hailed by the Boston Herald as a “crowd-pleaser,” Jim celebrates this in a...more

    A Service of Advent Lessons and Carols

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    December 7, 2014

    The Cathedral Choirs sing the traditional service of readings, hymns and choral anthems, to celebrate the Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.  


    A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    December 14, 2014

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrating the birth of Jesus, modeled after the famous service held annually at King's College, Cambridge.


    Mid-Day Music: The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    December 19, 2014

    The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble, under the director of Frederick Teardo, will perform a free, 30-minute concert of seasonal music at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour

    Presented by Broadway in Birmingham at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall

    December 23, 2014

    This is a very special year for Mannheim Steamroller. We’re celebrating 30 years since the release of Chip’s first Christmas record — and 30 years of having the privilege of...more

    Christmas Services

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    December 24 - December 25, 2014

    Come celebrate Christmas with Christmas Eve Services and Christmas services at the Cathedral Church of the Advent. Christmas Eve services begin with the children's service and the Blessing of...more

    Choral Evensong

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    January 18, 2015

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Mid-Day Music: Joseph Sargent, recorder

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    January 23, 2015

    Joseph Sargent, recorder, will perform a free, 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent, along with other musicians. Dr. Sargent is Assistant Professor of Musicology at the...more

    Charles Kennedy, organ

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    February 1, 2015

    Charles M. Kennedy, the Cathedral's Associate Director of Music and Organist, will perform a full-lenght concert on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams organ.


    Sybarite5

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University

    February 6, 2015

    Sybarite5, the first string quintet to ever win the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, has made their name by blurring classical and rock motifs, earning them praise from critics and...more

    Mid-Day Music: Rhonda Sider Edgington, organ

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    February 13, 2015

    Ronda Sider Edgington performs a free, 30-minute concert on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Edgington is Organist of Hope Church (Reformed...more

    Choral Evensong

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    February 15, 2015

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Mnozil Brass

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center and Birmingham Chamber Music Society at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    February 26, 2015

    Called “the Monty Python of the music world”, this virtuosic ensemble is probably the most unique brass septet ever to emerge from Vienna. Bringing a sense of fun and adventure to the...more

    Winter Scenes: An Evening of Collaboration

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Alabama School of Fine Arts

    February 27 - February 28, 2015

    ASFA's dancers, musicians and actors take the stage for an exciting evening in the renowned Dorothy Jemison Day Theater.


    Choral Evensong

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    March 8, 2015

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Frederick Teardo, organ - Symphonie de la Passion, Op. 20 - Paul de Maleingreau

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    March 29, 2015

    Christ’s Passion has been depicted in countless works of art, music, literature and theatre. Paul de Maleingreau's Symphonie de la Passion offers a path through prayer...more

    Cathedral Concert Series: The Tallis Scholars

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    April 21, 2015

    The world-renowned Tallis Scholars, a British-based choral ensemble specializing in renaissance and modern music, founded and directed by Peter Phillips, will perform on the Cathedral Church of...more

    Mid-Day Music: The Alabama Choir School Concert Choir

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    April 24, 2015

    The Concert Choir of the Alabma Choir School, based in Tuscaloosa and directed by Doff Procter and Karen Nicolosi, will perform a free, 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Choral Evensong

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    April 26, 2015

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    ASO Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    September 26, 2014 - May 2, 2015

    Celebrating the best in Pops, Broadway, Jazz and More!

    Sept. 26 - The Hit Men
    Oct. 17 - Act of Congress, Alabama Theatre
    Nov. 14 - Ann Hampton Callaway sings Streisand...more

    Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    May 14, 2015

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglican service of sung Holy Communion at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in celebration of the Feast of the Ascension.


    The Cathedral Choir in Concert - Music of K. Lee Scott

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent

    May 17, 2015

    The Cathedral Choir is an entirely auditioned, semi-professional ensemble whose primary purpose is to provide music for worship at the Advent. The Choir, under the direction of Dr. Frederick...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    September 12, 2014 - May 29, 2015

    Come early to enjoy pastries and coffee in the lobby.

    Sept. 19: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto
    Oct. 31: Brown Conducts Beethoven
    Nov. 21: Schumann Symphony No. 3 Rhenish...more

    ASO Regions Masterworks Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    September 12, 2014 - May 30, 2015

    Classics from the masters as well as modern works from 20th and 21st century composers.

    Sept. 12-13 - Symphonie Fastastique
    Sept. 19-20 - Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff
    Oct....more

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