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    CLASSICAL / OPERA

    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 heard her sing with us in concert and recital, but this production marks her first ever professional staged appearance in Alabama, and her role debut as Mimi! Maestro Steven White returns to conduct one of opera’s ...more


    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


    March Membership Meeting featuring Joe and Suzanne Hopkins

    Presented by Samford Legacy League

    March 12, 2015

    Joe and Suzanne, both classically trained operatic singers, met as college students and have been making music together ever since. They have performed together nationally and internationally, in...more

    Music4Romania Organ Recital

    Presented by Music4Romania at Baptist Church of the Covenant, Birmingham

    March 12, 2015

    Romanian organist Teodora Circiumaru and guest artists John McElroy, trumpet and Daniel Szasz, violin will perform a concert benefiting Music4Romania on Thursday, March 12, at 7:00 PM, at The...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

    Brentano String Quartet

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

    March 24, 2015

    BRENTANO STRING QUARTET The Brentano String Quartet will be in concert on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 7:30 pm. at Brock Hall, Samford University. The Brentano Quartet is sponsored by 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

    Aron Kallay, pianist

    Presented by Hoover Public Library and Birmingham Art Music Alliance at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    April 1, 2015

    Grammy nominated pianist Aron Kallay is a modern renaissance man: performer, educator, innovator, festival director and more. Fanfare magazine described him as "a multiple threat: a...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


    Shen Yun

    Presented by Shen Yun at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    May 3, 2015

    Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of...more

    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

    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    May 24, 2015

    The IPC Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jeff McLelland, will provide the service music. Following the service Dr. McLelland, will present a 30 minute organ recital. Service music will include...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

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

    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

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Regions Masterworks Series

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

    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

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Bring out your lawn chairs and blankets to be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony...more

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