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    CLASSICAL / OPERA

    Concert by the Orlando Consort and Independent Presbyterian Church Choir

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    February 7, 2016

    Formed in 1988, the British ensemble Orlando Consort has achieved a reputation as one of Europe’s most expert and consistently challenging groups performing repertoire from the years 1050 to 1550. Their work successfully combines captivating entertainment and fresh scholarly insight; the unique imagination and originality of their programming together with the superb vocal skills has marked the Consort as the ...more


    Choral Evensong

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

    February 21, 2016

    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.


    Don Quixote

    Presented by Alabama Ballet at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    February 19 - February 21, 2016

    Don Quixote is a classical ballet about a nobleman obsessed with stories of ancient chivalry. Using his imagination, Don Quixote and his trusty servant Sancho Panza battle imaginary enemies in...more

    Roberto Plano

    Presented by Samford University at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    February 25, 2016

    First-prize winner of the 2001 Cleveland International Piano Competition and finalist at the 12th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2005, Roberto Plano lives in Italy, where he...more

    Dancing With Our Stars

    Presented by Clay House Children's Center at Bessemer Civic Center, Bessemer

    February 25, 2016

    The Clay House Children’s Center announces the 3rd Annual Dancing With Our Stars Event. Last year, this event raised over $18,000! If you’re a fan of ABC TV’s Dancing with the Stars or...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: Mozart, Bernstein, & Weill: Men of the Theatre

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    February 26, 2016

    Carlos Izcaray, Conductor
    Kathleen Costello, Clarinet

    BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture
    MOZART: Concerto in A major for Clarinet& Orchestra
    WEILL: Die sieben...more

    Ms. Mandy's Musical Meetup

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 27, 2016

    Join us once a month for a marvelous mish-mash of musical magic!  We'll look, listen, and learn as musicians from amateur to expert share their musical talents with us.


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    February 28, 2016

    Evensong is a service of Evening Prayer by Song, drawing on traditions from the 4th century. The service is about 30 minutes long, followed by a 30 minute organ recital. The February...more

    Birmingham Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

    Presented by Birmingham Ballet at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    February 26 - February 28, 2016

    This fairy tale delivers a magical adventure!  Be enchanted by Princess Aurora, spellbound by fairies and thrilled by valiant Prince Florimund in his battle to overcome the evil spell cast...more

    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Side by Side

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

    February 28, 2016

    Side by Side with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra

    Blake Richardson, Conductor

    Christopher Confessore, ASO Resident Conductor and Special Guest


    Organist Gail Archer Performs in Hoover 2/28

    Presented by Bluff Park United Methodist Church at Bluff Park United Methodist Church, Hoover

    February 28, 2016

    Gail Archer is a Grammy-nominated, international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer. Lucid Culture proclaimed, "Like the composers she chooses, Archer's...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical EDGE Series

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

    March 3, 2016

    Composer Spotlight: Paul Desenne
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Virginie Robilliard, Violin
     
    DESENNE: Palenkumbé
    DESENNE: The Two Seasons of the Caribbean...more

    Remember Their Voices: two Holocaust stories

    Presented by Birmingham Holocaust Education Center at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    March 5, 2016

    The BHEC is presenting “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” and “For a Look or a Touch” on March 5, 2016, at the newly-renovated Lyric Fine Arts Theatre. You may...more

    Choral Evensong

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

    March 6, 2016

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

    Voces8

    Presented by Birmingham Chamber Music Society at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 8, 2016

    Formed in 2003 by former Westminster Abbey choristers, VOCES8 is one of the most exciting, versatile, and best-loved vocal groups in the world performing today. The British octet performs...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 11, 2016

    Mozart & Beethoven: School of Vienna
    Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor
    Daniel Carson, Contrabass

    MOZART: Overture to Don Giovanni
    BEETHOVEN: Musik zueinem...more

    Orpheus & Euridice / Green Sneakers

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    March 11 - March 13, 2016

    This pair of chamber operas by Ricky Ian Gordon will be presented in an intimate double-bill performance, exploring love, relationship and loss through a theatrical contemporary lens.  These...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    March 19, 2016

    DOC SEVERINSEN

    Doc Severinsen brought music into our living rooms for three decades as the band leader for The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He'll lead the ASO, trumpet in hand,...more

    Frederick Teardo, organ - Holy Week Organ Meditation

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

    March 20, 2016

    Frederick Teardo, the Cathedral's Director of Music and Organist, will perform music of Bach and Brahms on the afternoon of Palm Sunday.


    Ms. Mandy's Musical Meetup

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    March 26, 2016

    Join us once a month for a marvelous mish-mash of musical magic!  We'll look, listen, and learn as musicians from amateur to expert share their musical talents with us.


    Music Lessons: Guitar, Piano and Voice

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    March 7 - March 30, 2016

    Voice and Guitar Lessons by Professional Muscians Monday through Thursday afternoons.  Call to schedule your time. 206-669-0044 Learn More about our instructors by visting our...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

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

    April 1 - April 2, 2016

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Masterworks Something for every classical music lover.

    Masterworks 9 -Mendelssohn "Italian" Symphony
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Bridget...more

    Happenin Fest 2016

    Presented by Happenin Records

    April 1 - April 2, 2016

    On April 1-2, 2016, Happenin Records, Good People Brewing Company, Saturn, and a whole bunch of local Birmingham friends are coming together to host HAPPENIN FEST 2016! This year, the DIY...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster & Friends Series: Bass-ic Virtuosity

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    April 5, 2016

    Daniel Szasz, Violin
    Catalin Rotaru, Bass
    Daniel Carson, Bass
    Smith Williams, Piano

    Program to include works by Bach, Handel/Halverson, Bottesini, Vieuxtemps, and...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical EDGE Series

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

    April 7, 2016

    Cinematic Cello with Carlos Izcaray
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor & cello

    HAAS: "...e finisci già?"
    SCHAFER: In Memoriam: Alberto Guerrero
    TAKEMITSU: How Slow...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    April 8, 2016

    The WHO'S TOMMY

    We'll present a cross section of material from The Who's 1969 release "Tommy". The orchestra shines and four vocalists cover the hits, classics, shapes and story of...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

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

    April 15, 2016

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    April 15: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
    CHERUBINI Requiem in C...more

    Mid-Day Music: The University of Montevallo Concert Choir

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

    April 15, 2016

    The University of Montevallo Concert Choir, under the direction of Melinda Doyle, will perform a free, 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

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

    April 15 - April 16, 2016

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Masterworks Something for every classical music lover.

    Masterworks 10 - Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    ASO...more

    Choral Evensong

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

    April 17, 2016

    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.


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    April 17, 2016

    Evensong is a service of Evening Prayer by Song, drawing on traditions from the 4th century. The service is about 30 minutes long, followed by a 30 minute organ recital. The April recitalist...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra with Boyz II Men

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    April 22, 2016

    Boyz II Men redefined R&B in the 1990s with their sweet harmonies and stirring balladry. They'll bring their singular style for an evening of such timeless hits as "End of the Road," "I'll...more

    Cathedral Concert Series: The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys

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

    April 24, 2016

    Considered by many to be the leading American ensemble in the Anglican choral tradition, the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys, directed by John Scott, provides music for five choral services...more

    Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

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

    May 5, 2016

    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.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster & Friends Series: Generations - A Romanian-American Musical Journey

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    Daniel Szasz, Violin
    Alexander Szasz, Trumpet
    Alina Voicu, Piano

    Program a program of American and Romanian music.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

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

    May 13, 2016

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    May 13: Sarah Hicks Conducts Brahms
    Sarah Hicks, conductor
    MAZZOLI Holy Roller
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

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

    May 13 - May 14, 2016

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Masterworks Something for every classical music lover.

    Masterworks 11 -Mozart's "Elvira Madigan" Piano Concerto
    Sarah Hicks, conductor...more

    38th Annual Opera Birmingham Vocal Competition, Semi-Finals

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at UAB - Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 outstanding young singers from around the nation compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production!


    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

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

    May 14, 2016

    Blake Richardson, Conductor
    Triumphant last hurrah of the regular season for the youth orchestra to shine!


    38th Annual Opera Birmingham Vocal Competition, Gala Dinner & Finals Concert

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Country Club, Birmingham

    May 15, 2016

    Enjoy an elegant evening of wine and song at the Vestavia Country Club, as five outstanding finalists take the stage! Compare your picks with those of our savvy panel of three judges… Will your...more

    Mid-Day Music: Christopher Henley, organ

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

    May 20, 2016

    Christopher Henley 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. Henley is Organist of First United Methodist Church,...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 20, 2016

    Mozart's "Paris" Symphony: French Connections

    Christopher Confessore, Conductor
    James Sullivan, Oboe

    ROSSINI: Overture to La Cambiale de Matrimonio
    FRANÇAIX:...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    May 21, 2016

    OUT of this World FAVORITE SCI-FI FILM SCORES

    The iconic melodies from classic Science Fiction films and TV shows including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Back to the Future, and Star Trek....more

    Choral Evensong

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

    May 22, 2016

    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.


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    May 22, 2016

    Evensong is a service of Evening Prayer by Song, drawing on traditions from the 4th century. The service is about 30 minutes long, followed by a 30 minute organ recital. The May recitalist is...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    May 26, 2016

    Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony with Carlos Izcaray

    Carlos Izcaray, conductor

    MOZART: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro, K.492
    SCHREKER: Kammersymphonie
    MOZART:...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

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

    June 3 - June 4, 2016

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Masterworks Something for every classical music lover.

    Masterworks 12 - Pictures at an Exhibition
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Andrew...more

    The Cathedral Choir in Concert - Frederick Teardo, director

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

    June 12, 2016

    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 Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 10 - June 12, 2016

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony Orchestra.


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