South Birmingham Sinfonia

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"The music-making was committed and passionate...incredibly impressive playing."

The South Birmingham Sinfonia (SBS) is a full sized symphony orchestra committed to music-making of the highest standard. SBS is based in Bournville, Birmingham UK. Please explore these web pages to find out more about SBS.

Summer concert

The next SBS concert will be on Saturday, 13th July 2019, 7.30pm, in St. Francis' Church, Bournville, B30 2AA, and showcases popular music featuring dance.

The programme includes,

Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake
Khachaturian: Spartacus Suite No.2
Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances, from Prince Igor
Rossini, orch. Britten: Soirées Musicales

Winter concert, February 2019

The Winter 2019 concert was on Saturday 9th February 2019 at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Conducted by Jon Hargreaves.

Brahms: Double concerto in A minor, Opus 102, for Violin and Cello with Michael Bochmann (violin) and Peter Adams (cello)
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite number 1, Opus 46
Dvořák Symphony number 8 in G major, Opus 88

Join us!

Places are currently available in a number of sections of the orchestra, e.g. most string instruments, and some others. Please ask!

South Birmingham Sinfonia: Supporting St Mary's Hospice

SBS has a long record of support for St Mary’s Hospice and makes regular donations to this worthy cause from its concert profits. The upcoming concert is no exception.