Town Hall Symphony Hall and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra are delighted to have been awarded grants in the latest round of Culture Recovery FundingArts Council England have announced today that Town Hall Symphony Hall (THSH) will receive £465,325 and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) will receive £480,000 as part of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
To Be Continued:Two Birmingham-based musicians have been commissioned to create brand-new music which scores an incredible video of Symphony Halls' £13.2 million transformation.
Afrobeat Pioneer Fela Kuti Celebrated with New ScholarshipAwarded in memory of the Trinity Laban alum, political activist and musician, The Fela Anikulapo-Kuti scholarship will enable aspiring jazz trumpeter Alex Polack to continue his studies at Trinity Laban for the academic year 2021/22.
Rise Up Ensemble join Cheltenham Jazz Festival's two-day digital event hosted by Gregory Porter and Cerys MatthewsCheltenham Jazz Festival is set to return in 2021 with a free-to-view, two-day digital event taking place across the May Bank Holiday weekend and featuring the all-female ensemble created by the music charity responsible for Town Hall and Symphony Hall, Rise Up.
FIRST LOOK: MUSIC PLAYS INSIDE SYMPHONY HALL’S TRANSFORMED PUBLIC SPACES FOR THE FIRST TIMEAs construction concludes on Birmingham Symphony Hall’s £13.2 million transformation, five talented Birmingham-based musicians became the first to rehearse in the new state-of-the-art performance facilities ahead of opening to the public later this year.
#KeepVATat5The music charity responsible for Town Hall and Symphony Hall are joining the live music industry in urging the Government to extend the reduced 5% VAT rate on tickets.
WARDRUNA'S NEW ALBUM KVITRAVN IS AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE TODAY
Gerry Marsden, frontman of Gerry and the Pacemakers, has sadly died aged 78
TOWN HALL AND SYMPHONY HALL RELEASE BRAND-NEW TRACK FROM GRIME MC DAPZ ON THE MAPBirmingham born, multi-talented artist, Dapz On The Map has written a brand-new track for the music charity responsible for Town Hall and Symphony Hall titled “Stay Safe”.
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