New music festival for Birmingham launched.
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has announced details of its Opening Festival, comprising fifteen months of incredible concerts and events. Featuring Sir Lenny Henry, Julian Lloyd Webber, Peter Donohoe, Nitin Sawhney, Jennifer Walshe, Orkest de Ereprijs, Flatpack Film Festival, Supersonic Festival and many more, the Conservatoire is inviting the world to experience music in its brand new, state-of-the-art venues.
The Festival will also celebrate the exceptional talent nurtured from within the Conservatoire’s own ranks, highlight bold and creative work with contemporary composers and musicians, and celebrate the grass roots of the local music scene, anchoring the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire as a hub for performing arts in the city.
Part One of the festival takes place between April-June, with further programme announcements to be made via www.bcu.ac.uk/opening-festival.