Sakari Oramo returns to Symphony Hall tomorrow. He tells Christopher Morley
about the pride he takes in the continuing success of his former Birmingham orchestra
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has unveiled an exciting programme for 2017/18. Its music director talks to Christopher Morley
A former conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra died last month aged 95. Christopher Morley recalls his achievements ahead of a concert in his memory
As concert number 750 looms, city organist Thomas Trotter reveals how he keeps track of his plethora of programmes.
Pianist Duncan Honeybourne tells Christopher Morley about his admiration for Mosley-based John Joubert, both as a great composer and as a great friend
The man behind the biennial Codsall Community Arts Festival talks to Christopher Morley
about the event’s history of engaging great pianists to perform
Hewitt played the affable fifth suite in G major, the most popular of the set, last and with good reason.
After the loss of the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire has used the opportunity to take its world flavours across the city.
Christopher Morley looks back on a spectacular year for classical music in the Midlands
Ex Cathedra conductor Jeffrey Skidmore tells Christopher Morley about the Birmingham choir's journey to discover the baroque music of South America
As pianist Benjamin Grosvenor gets ready for a Symphony Hall concert, Christopher Morley talks to him about the challenges of tackling Brahms' First Piano Concerto
Orchestra of the Swan introduced us to their partners next season, Lucia Caruso, and her husband, Pedro Henriques da Silva.
Orchestra of the Swan's performance at Birmingham Town Hall was absolutely delightful.
There was not much to quicken the listening juices during Saturday afternoon's 37th final of the competition.
Daniel Hope bobs, he bounces, he bends almost double - all the while spinning a rich, glittering stream of notes.
Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla tells Christopher Morley
why she plans to concentrate solely on her ‘dream’ job with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
The Russian pianist alternately charmed, beguiled, hammered and finally finessed into submission Frederic Rzewski's epic The People United Will Never Be Defeated.
One unintended consequence of this concert was how thoroughly it proved that Philip Glass is one of the most potent and distinctive musical minds of our time.
Mark Padmore and Paul Lewis perform as one. The only centrestage egos here are those of the composers.
A hastily arranged concert has prompted rumours a replacement to Andris Nelsons is imminent