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    CLASSICAL / OPERA

    Awesome August with David Meece

    Presented by Glennwood Baptist Church

    August 30, 2015

    AWESOME AUGUST with David Meece With record sales in the millions, Meece is the composer of modern-day Christian classics such as "We Are the Reason," Forgiven," "Unknown Soldier," "Learning to Trust," and "My Father’s Chair." He composed the Christmas classic "One Small Child" at the age of 14, having begun touring as a concert ...more


    Takács Quartet

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

    September 29, 2015

     Recognized as one of the world's great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh...more

    Alabama Ballet at Home

    Presented by Alabama Ballet at Alabama Ballet Center for Dance, Birmingham

    September 25 - October 4, 2015

    The 2015-2016 season opens with Alabama Ballet At Home. With complimentary drinks, an affordable ticket and a more personal atmosphere, Alabama Ballet at Home is a great way to introduce friends...more

    3rd Annual St. Francis Arts Festival

    Presented by The Episcopal Church of Saint Francis of Assisi at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Indian Springs Village

    October 2 - October 4, 2015

    3rd Annual St. Francis Arts Festival
    “On Wings of Song”

    Friday, October 2, 7 PM - "Stardust"
    A Jazz Concert featuring Diane McNaron, vocals; Ray Reach, piano...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

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

    October 9, 2015

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    Oct. 9: Carlos Izcaray Conducts Brahms
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Joyce Yang, piano
    FALLA Nights in the Garden of...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    October 9 - October 10, 2015

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

    Masterworks 2 - Joyce Yang Plays Liszt
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Joyce Yang,...more

    Thomas Murray, organ

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

    October 11, 2015

    The 2015-2016 Cathedral Concert Series opens with a concert by Thomas Murray, Professor of Organ at Yale University, performing on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at the Cathedral Church of...more

    Birmingham New Music Festival

    Presented by Birmingham Art Music Alliance

    October 8 - October 11, 2015

    The second Birmingham New Music Festival, to be held on October 8-11 of 2015, will also herald the 20th anniversary season of presenting organization Birmingham Art Music...more

    Choral Evensong

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

    October 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: Michael Patilla, guitar

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

    October 23, 2015

    Michael Patilla, classical guitar, will perform a free, 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Michael Patilla currently serves as an Associate Professor...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    October 23 - October 24, 2015

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

    Masterworks 3 - Sibelius Violin Concerto
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Paul Huang,...more

    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    October 25, 2015

    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 October recitalist is...more

    Arianna String Quartet

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

    October 29, 2015

    Hailed for their outstanding musicianship, the Arianna String Quartet has firmly established itself as one of America's finest chamber ensembles. Formed in 1992, the ASQ garnered national...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    October 30, 2015

    PSYCHO LIVE with ORCHESTRA

    Alfred Hitchcock himself admitted, "33% of the effect of Psycho was due to the music." This classic thriller will be accompanied by the ASO, performing live...more

    Snow White

    Presented by Alabama Ballet at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    October 30, 2015

    Snow White is a timeless tale complete with elegant dancing,  spectacular costumes and scenery. This fairy-tale ballet will captivate families and all who love classical ballet.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster & Friends Series

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

    October 31, 2015

    The Devil's Tale

    Chris Confessore, Conductor
    Daniel Szasz, Violin
    Richard Cassarino, Bass
    Ryan Beach, Trumpet
    Jay Evans, Trombone
    Kathleen Costello,...more

    Highland Consort; Frederick Teardo, conductor

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

    November 3, 2015

    The 2015-2016 Cathedral Concert Series presents a concert by Highland Consort, under the direction of Frederick Teardo. Highland Consort is a new choral ensemble based in Birmingham, Alabama,...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    November 6 - November 7, 2015

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

    Masterworks 4 -Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    ASO Chorus...more

    Choral Evensong

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

    November 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.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    November 13, 2015

    SALUTE to the ARMED FORCES

    Join us for an evening of patriotic music including a special tribute to Veterans. The concert will be enhanced by powerful imagery projected above the...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

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

    November 20, 2015

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    November 20: Handel's Water Music
    Gary Thor Wedow, conductor
    HANDEL Water Music in D, Suite No. 2
    HAYDN Symphony...more

    Mid-Day Music: Kristine Hurst, soprano

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

    November 20, 2015

    Kristine Hurst, soprano, will perform a free, 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Dr. Hurst is Associate Professor of Voice and Opera at the University of...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    November 20 - November 21, 2015

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

    Masterworks 5 -Handel's Water Music
    Gary Thor Wedow, conductor
    Celena Shafer,...more

    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert

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

    November 21, 2015

    Kick off the youth orchestra with a bang in this pre-Thanksgiving feast for the ears, conducted by Dr. Blake Richardson.


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    November 22, 2015

    Evensong is a service of Evening Prayer by Song, drawing on traditions from the 4th century. The service is about 30 minutes long, and in November will be followed at 4:00 p.m. by...more

    Handel's MESSIAH

    Presented by Alabama Civic Chorale at Riverchase United Methodist Church, Hoover

    November 22, 2015

    The Alabama Civic Chorale will present their 68th annual performance of Handel's MESSIAH with soloists and orchestra on Sunday, November 22 at 3:00 p.m.  The program will take place at...more

    Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

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

    November 29, 2015

    Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker is the must-see event this Holiday season! Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as forty world-class...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    December 4, 2015

    Christmas with AMY GRANT

    Grammy winner Amy Grant is the best-selling contemporary Christian artist of all-time. Her stellar orchestral arrangements of holiday favorites are sure to...more

    Frederick Teardo, organ

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

    December 4, 2015

    The 2015-2016 Cathedral Concert Series presents Frederick Teardo, the Cathedral’s own Director of Music and Organist, in a full-length program featuring works that span the gamut of...more

    A Service of Advent Lessons and Carols

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

    December 6, 2015

    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.  


    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Holiday Concert

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Riverchase Galleria, Hoover

    December 13, 2015

    Ring in the holidays from the Galleria Mall, whether there for shopping or to catch a little musical magic of the season.


    Music Lessons: Guitar, Piano and Voice

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

    August 17 - December 17, 2015

    Piano, Voice and Guitar Lessons by Professional Muscians Monday and Wednesday afternoons.  Call to schedule your time. 206-669-0044

    Learn More about our instructors by visting our...more

    Mid-Day Music: The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble

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

    December 18, 2015

    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.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents Handel's Messiah

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

    December 19, 2015

    Beethoven once called Handel the greatest composer that ever lived. Handel's Messiah has become the world's most popular choral work, delighting audiences every holiday season.

    Teresa...more

    A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

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

    December 20, 2015

    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.


    George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™

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

    December 11 - December 20, 2015

    The Alabama Ballet remains one of only seven companies in the world granted the right to perform this holiday classic by the Balanchine Trust. Performed to Balanchine's exacting specifications;...more

    ASO Holiday Family Concert

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

    December 20, 2015

    Come celebrate the Holidays with your Alabama Symphony. Resident Conductor Chris Confessore conducts a joyous family friendly Holiday program filled with your favorite holiday music as well as an...more

    Christmas Services

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

    December 24 - December 25, 2015

    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 the...more

    Crestwood Community Band Practice

    Presented by Crestwood Community Band at Community Education South Building, Birmingham

    March 24 - December 29, 2015

    The Crestwood Community Band Needs You!

    Do you miss playing in a marching or concert band? Have you been saying you'd love to play your old band instrument again, perhaps...more

    Crestwood Community Band Practice

    Presented by Crestwood Community Band at Community Education South Building, Birmingham

    March 24 - December 29, 2015

    Crestwood Community Band  Needs You!

    Do you miss playing in a marching or concert band? Have you been saying you'd love to play your old band...more

    New Year's Eve: A Viennese Celebration

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    December 31, 2015

    Ring in 2016 with waltzes, operatic selections and a glass of champagne in the beautiful and historic setting of the Alabama Theatre.


    Choral Evensong

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

    January 17, 2016

    Highland Consort, under the direction of Frederick Teardo, sings the traditional Anglincan service of Choral Evensong, a beautiful service of prayers, lessons and anthems at the Cathedral...more

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    January 16 - January 17, 2016

    Founded by legendary dancer and former principal dancer of The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, Maya Plisetskaya, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia – now under the direction of award-winning dancer and...more

    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    January 24, 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 January...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

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

    January 29, 2016

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    January 29: Carlos Izcaray Conducts Tchaikovsky
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No 1, "Winter Dreams"


    Mid-Day Music: Philip Brisson, organ

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

    January 29, 2016

    Philip Brisson 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. Brisson is Director of Music and Organist...more

    Mid-Day Music: Christopher Henley, organ

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

    January 29, 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...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    January 29 - January 30, 2016

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

    Masterworks 6 - Carlos Izcaray Conducts Tchaikovsky
    WINTER DREAMS FESTIVAL I...more

    Cynthia Raim–David Wehr Piano Duo with Edward Stephan and Andrew Reamer, percussion

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

    February 2, 2016

    This unusual quartet of musicians, two pianists and two percussionists. will appear in Birmingham to perform the popular and unusual Bartok "Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion". The...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    February 5 - February 6, 2016

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

    Masterworks 7 - Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
    WINTER DREAMS FESTIVAL II
    Carlos...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    February 13, 2016

    The FOUR TOPS

    Celebrate Valentine's Day weekend with Motown legends! With hits like "Baby I Need your Loving," "I Can't Help Myself," "Reach Out I'll Be There," and so many more, it's...more

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