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 non-professional 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 or go to the Orchestra's facebook pages.

Summer 2020 Concert

Saturday, 11th July 2020, 7.30pm, venue To Be Confirmed.

The programme will be as follows:

This is going to be an exciting event featuring well known and popular Russian music (the first of them with an Italian accent) and an excellent overture by English composer Doreen Carwithen (Mary Alwyn) loosely based on a John Masefield novel of the same name, remininscent of Walton and Vaughan Williams. Make a note in your diary now...

Winter 2020 Concert

Saturday, 8th February 2020, 7.30pm, St Hilda's Church, Warley Woods, Smethwick B67 5NQ.

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Previous events...

November Playday: Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony

The November 2019 Playday was on Saturday, 2nd November, when we will be studying Saint-Saëns’ Symphony number 3.

Orchestral ‘playday’ on 2nd November 2019

Cost: £10

(Please note that spaces may be limited, particularly for woodwind, brass, keyboard and percussion)

Other playdays are being planned, see here for details later!

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.