Evesham Festival Performance

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Cristinel Bacanu and conducted by Michael Lloyd acknowledging the applause for Claire Prewer (soprano) after a performance at the Evesham Arts Centre on Saturday 27 June. The concert was the orchestra’s second appearance at the Evesham Arts Festival following a widely acclaimed debut in 2013. …

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Principal Guest Conductor

The orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Laing as Principal Guest Conductor.  Richard has enjoyed a close relationship with the orchestra for several years, conducting concerts in Birmingham Town Hall, Adrian Boult Hall and Leominster Priory as well as in Sutton Coldfield and Warwick, and leading the memorable …

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The Gadget Show

Members of the BPO were invited to take part in Channel 5’s The Gadget Show, testing new and strange musical devices. The programme was broadcast on Monday 8 November 2010 at 20.00. In the photo are Gillian Whiting and Julien Guillamat (cello), Julie Nash (violin) and Geoff Cutler (viola). Photo …

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Peter Donohoe OBE

Special congratulations to our Patron, the pianist Peter Donohoe who was awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours List 2010. Peter discussed his recent performances of Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand with the BPO in a recent article in the Birmingham Post -“I don’t regard the main issue …

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