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Now That's What I Call 175: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire 175th Anniversary

Now That's What I Call 175!
Date and time
15 Nov 2018 (7:15pm)

The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£15 (£12) ticket entitles you to drinks offer at Boult's Bar

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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Birmingham City University is marking 175 years of serving the economy and society at the heart of the city’s life.

As part of BCU 175, this celebratory concert will present some of the most iconic pieces of music created by Birmingham artists during the University’s history.

The performances will be preceded by revealing the Top 10 Brummies Who Inspire as voted for by the public.

Hosted by John Suchet

John Suchet

Programme to include:

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Singers

Felix Mendelssohn – ‘Es Weiss und Rät es Doch Keiner’, Lixin Liu and ‘Lord God of Abraham’ from ‘Elijah’, Miles Taylor

Charles Gounod – ‘Je Veux Vivre’ from ‘Roméo et Juliette’, Lixin Liu

Sir Edward Elgar – ‘A Child Asleep’, Annie George

Sir Granville Bantock – ‘The White Queen’, from ‘The Vale of Arden’, Annie George

Albert Ketèlby – ‘Blow, Blow, thou Winter Wind’, Miles Taylor

John Joubert – ‘Narcissus’ from ‘The Turning Wheel’, Felicity Davies

Michael Wolters – ‘Unseen Letter No. 1’ Felicity Davies and ‘Song 2’, Miles Taylor

Jacques Hass – ‘Chokoladen Walzerlied’, all singers

Accompanist: Jonathan French

Punch the Sky (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire alumni)

Punch the Sky

Electric Light Orchestra – Sweet Talking Woman

Dexys Midnight Runners – Geno

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Albert Ketèlbey – ‘In a Monastery Garden’

Sir Edward Elgar – ‘Enigma Variations’ finale

Conductor: Michael Seal