Following a critically acclaimed performance by a smaller ensemble of the orchestra (the Palestine Strings) with Nigel Kennedy at the BBC Proms in 2013, the Palestine Youth Orchestra (PYO) is set to embark on its first ever UK tour under the baton of British conductor Sian Edwards, Head of Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music. Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged ‘Town Hall’
An array of young singers, musicians and spoken word artists took to the stage last night to showcase the best of Birmingham’s musical talent.
The special Soul Sessions event was organised by dance, music and creative writing collaborative team Beatfreeks, in partnership with the Town Hall & Symphony Hall’s Project Soundlounge. Read the rest of this entry »
English punk rock-era performance poet John Cooper Clarke is headed to Birmingham later this year as part of a national tour.
Following the news of John Cooper Clarke’s first Manchester show in over 3 years, set to take place in the suitably iconic Palace Theatre, Dr. John Cooper Clarke has today announced a series of national UK headline dates to take place later this year. Read the rest of this entry »
Universe of Sound: The Planets, a major digital installation that leads to a weekend exploration of music and space presented by Town Hall & Symphony Hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra and featuring free family activities, film screenings and live performances, will take place in Birmingham in June 2013.
This world-class orchestra is to take on a virtual form in the free interactive Universe of Sound digital installation, resident in the disused Birmingham Municipal Bank between Saturday 25 May and Sunday 16 June 2013. Read the rest of this entry »
Birmingham was transformed into a paradise for keen fashionistas this weekend as it once again hosted a special fashion and beauty extravaganza.
Style Birmingham Live, a three-day event, launched full-throttle on Friday with a vast range of events, demonstrations and catwalk displays being showcased at shops, malls and stages across the city centre. Read the rest of this entry »
The recent riots and the causes of the national disturbance was the subject of public debate last night when BBC Radio 4’s flagship news and current affairs programme came to Birmingham.
The Today programme held a special live debate at the city’s Town Hall, discussing themes of policing, social intervention and morality. A panel of experts were recorded debating the issues with an invited audience and members of the public during an in-depth three-part session. You can listen to the full debate below. Read the rest of this entry »
With his first national tour heading for the Midlands, comic and star of How Not to Live Your Life, Dan Clark tells Adam Yosef why he’s never been to Birmingham, how he could be the next Simon Pegg and why he’s becoming addicted to Twitter…