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    CLASSICAL / OPERA

    Hamlet

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

    January 23 - January 25, 2015

    Soprano Leah Partridge and baritone Corey McKern star in this thrilling and tuneful version of Shakespeare’s classic tale of the Prince of Denmark and his doomed love. French composer Ambroise Thomas’s grand opera has been a huge hit in opera houses around the world, but has never before been produced in Alabama. Opera Birmingham favorite Dona D. Vaughn returns to direct, and emerging star conductor ...more


    Choral Evensong

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

    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.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: Reflect and Rejoice: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    January 18, 2015

    The powerful voices of the Aeolians of Oakwood University join the orchestra in our yearly concert, celebrating the legacy and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights...more

    Swan Lake

    at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    January 17 - January 18, 2015

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

    Mid-Day Music: Joseph Sargent, recorder

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

    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

    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    January 25, 2015

     The IPC Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Jeff McLelland, will provide the service music. Following the service Dan Lawhon, of Baptist Church of the Covenant, will present a 30 minute...more

    Christophe Jackson

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 25, 2015

    Pianist Christophe Jackson has an extensive background in both jazz and classical music with years of performing in both the Birmingham and New Orleans music scenes under his belt. Equally...more

    Charles Kennedy, organ

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

    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.


    Faculty Recital: Demondrae Thurman, Chamber Music

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

    February 3, 2015

    Sybarite5

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

    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

    Academy of the Arts Music Recital

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    February 8, 2015

    Featuring students in grades 1-12


    Faculty Recital: Christina Villaverde, soprano

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

    February 10, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's own, Christina Villaverde, soprano


    The Jung Trio

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    February 12, 2015

    Hailed for its soul-stirring, captivating performances of artistry, The Jung Trio “is a spectacular group with wonderful musicality at their fingertips,” (Ezra Laderman, composer and...more

    Mid-Day Music: Rhonda Sider Edgington, organ

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

    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, Birmingham

    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.


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    February 22, 2015

    The IPC Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Jeff McLelland, will provide the service music. Following the service Dr.  Patricia Fitzsimmons, of Edgewood Presbyterian Church, will present a...more

    Mnozil Brass

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

    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

    Davis Architects Guest Artist Series: Mnozil Brass

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    February 26, 2015

    Copresented with the Birmingham Chamber Music Society and the Wright Center Signature Series, the Mnozil Brass are called "the Monty Python of the music world." Bringing a sense of fun...more

    Winter Scenes: An Evening of Collaboration

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

    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.


    Terrance & Tiffany Brown; with Members of The Red Mountain Chamber Orchestra

    Presented by Birmingham Music Club at Clubhouse on Highland, Birmingham

    February 28, 2015

    What a special evening! The Music Club returns to the intimate and elegant Clubhouse On Highland with a special presentation of a husband and wife opera singing team. Both Terrance & Tiffany...more

    Samford University Orchestra

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 3, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's University Orchestra.


    Choral Evensong

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

    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.


    Academy of the Arts Music Recital

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 8, 2015

    Featuring students in grades 1-12


    Samford University String Quartet

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 10, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's String Quartet


    La Bohème

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

    March 13 - March 15, 2015

    Puccini’s perennial favorite returns to the Opera Birmingham stage after an 8-year absence, and superstar Elizabeth Futral takes on one of the greatest roles in all of opera! You’ve...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Series

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

    December 20, 2014 - March 20, 2015

    All the classics, from Handel to Haydn

    Dec. 20: Handel's Messiah, Alys Stephens Center
    Feb. 21: Music from Vivaldi's Seasonsl
    Mar. 20: Appalachian Spring


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    March 22, 2015

    The IPC Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Jeff McLelland, will provide the service music. Following the service Sherelyn Breland, of First Church of Christ, Scientist, will present a 30 minute...more

    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra: ASYO/ASO Side by Side

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

    March 22, 2015

    Catch the top-notch youth orchestra playing along side the professional musicians of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.


    Davis Architects Guest Artist Series and Birmingham Chamber Music Society present: Brentano String Quartet

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 24, 2015

    Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. Described as "passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding," the...more

    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, Birmingham

    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

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster & Friends Series

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

    October 14, 2014 - March 31, 2015

    Intimate chamber music curated by Concermaster Daniel Szasz    

    Oct. 14: Russian Passion: An Evening of Tchaikovsky
    Jan. 27: 20th Century Masters: Copland and...more

    Faculty Recital: Kathryn Fouse, piano

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

    April 7, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's own, Kathryn Fouse, piano


    Samford Percussion Ensemble

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

    April 16, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's Percussion Ensemble.


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Wells Fargo Classical EDGE Series

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

    March 6 - April 17, 2015

    We welcome the new generation of musicians who are defying convention -- creating mashups that redefine the future of sound. The music lasts an hour but the party may detain you...more

    Dr. Chandler and Jane Paris Smith Opera Series: Samford Opera Workshop Scenes

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Bolding Studio - Samford University, Birmingham

    April 17 - April 18, 2015

    Join Dr. Chandler and Jane Paris Smith for an Opera Series: Samford Opera Workshop Scenes


    Academy of the Arts Music Recital

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

    April 18 - April 19, 2015

    Featuring students in grades 1-12


    Cathedral Concert Series: The Tallis Scholars

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

    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

    Samford Wind Ensemble and Orchestra

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    April 21, 2015

    Featuring the winners of the Concerto-Aria Competition and the Composition Contest.


    Samford Symphonic Band

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    April 23, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's Symphonic Band.


    Mid-Day Music: The Alabama Choir School Concert Choir

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

    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, Birmingham

    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.


    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    April 26, 2015

    The IPC Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Jeff McLelland, will provide the service music. Following the service Christopher Henley, a student at the University of Alabama, will present a 30...more

    Academy of the Arts Music Recital

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    April 26, 2015

    Featuring students in grades 1-12


    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    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

    Academy of the Arts Music Recital and Awards Ceremony

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

    May 2, 2015

    Featuring students in grades 1-12


    Division of Music Honors Recital

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

    May 5, 2015

    Join us for some amazing music featuring Samford's Division of Music Honors Recital


    UAB Faculty Brass Quintet free “First Thursday” concerts at UAB Hospital

    Presented by UAB Department of Music

    October 2, 2014 - May 7, 2015

     The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music’s Faculty Brass Quintet, in partnership with University Hospital, is set for a new series of monthly “First...more

    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

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

    May 9, 2015

    Triumphant last hurrah of the regular season for the youth orchestra to shine!


    Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

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

    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.


    37th Annual Opera Competition, Semi-Finals

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

    May 16, 2015

    Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 of the finest young singers you’ll ever hear compete for over $10,000 in prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production! Compare your picks...more

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

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

    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

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