World Première of Nick Powell’s Cold Calling: The Arctic Project Blows Hot and Cold

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Nick Powell, Cold Calling: The Arctic Project (a musical-theatre experience created and composed by Nick Powell, written and directed by Anthony Neilson): City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Jonathan Bloxham (conductor). Studio Theatre, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 16.9.2016. (GR)

Photo credit: Robert Day
Cold Calling: The Arctic Project (c) Robert Day

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The More the Merrier: A Kaleidoscope of Shakespeare from Birmingham Royal Ballet

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Ciupinski, Purcell & Ellington/Strayhorn – a triple bill of ballet comprising Wink, The Moor’s Pavane and The Shakespeare Suite: Birmingham Royal Ballet with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis (conductor) and the Colin Towns’ Mask Orchestra / Paul Murphy (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 22.6.2016. (GR)

BRB’s The Shakespeare Suite (c) Bill Cooper

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City of Sounds – Saying Goodbye to Birmingham Conservatoire’s Adrian Boult Hall

United KingdomUnited Kingdom From Monteverdi to Sondheim via Schubert – A Vocal Gala Evening: Performers from the Birmingham Conservatoire – singers from the Vocal and Operatic Department, the Chamber Choir and members of the Orchestra, a programme devised by Julian Pike and Michael Barry. Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, 21.6.2016. (GR)

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BRB deliver hilarious fayre with The Taming of the Shrew

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Kurt-Heinz Stolze (after Domenico Scarlatti), The Taming of the Shrew: A Birmingham Royal Ballet production to the choreography of John Cranko, with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Wolfgang Heinz (conductor). Birmingham Hippodrome, 16.6.2016. (GR)

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The Tamong of the Shrew (Elisha Willis as Katherina and Iain Mackay as Petruchio)
(c) Andrew Ross

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