On Sunday 3rd April, join us in The British Oak‘s garden marquee to hear our notorious Radio Hits! Some of the ‘golden oldies’ from our first months and years of notorious 25 years ago!
No need to book tickets – come on down from 1pm to get a table inside the marquee! The Original Patty Men are in residence serving their yummy burgers at The British Oak too.
See you there!
It’s beginning to sound a lot like notorious…
Join us to celebrate being back together singing some of our favourite Christmas tunes. Tickets on sale now!
4th December, 7.30pm (Doors 7pm)
£10 Full Price, £8 Concessions
Tickets available online only at: ww2.theticketsellers.co.uk/tickets/its-beginning-to-sound-a-lot-like-notorious/10052443
Join Notorious, Birmingham’s choir with a difference, for a night of classic jazz numbers. From passionate love songs to flirtatious melodies; songs to uplift the mood to those which inspire the memories of a lost romance.
Get ‘In The Mood’ as notorious sings love songs from the 1930’s Age Of Romance including Cole Porter’s ‘Night and Day’, Gershwin’s ‘Summertime’ and the iconic ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow sung by Judy Garland, plus many others to make this a night to remember.
Tickets on sale for our very special literary-themed concert at the historical @birminghamandmidlandinstitute. Featuring songs with lyrics by great poets and inspiring authors, plus special guest @mattwindlepoet, Birmingham’s former Poet Laureate and master of the spoken word!
Tickets at: https://ww2.theticketsellers.co.uk/tickets/words/10049773
Notorious present their take on this classic set of poems topics, as familiar in the 13th century as they are in the today: the fickleness of fortune and wealth, the ephemeral nature of life, the joy of the return of Spring, and the pleasures and perils of drinking, gluttony, gambling, and lust.
Conductor: Clare Edwards
Phillippa Lay – Soprano
Matthew Minter – Tenor
Paul Arthur – Baritone
Featuring the Notorious Children’s Choir
Tickets available now!
Celebrate Christmas with notorious in the atmospheric setting of St Paul’s Church, and commemorate a special anniversary – 100 years since the end of WW1.
The choir will be joined by special guest Matt Windle, Birmingham’s poet Laureate, to perform a selection of uplifting and reflective music and poetry. We’ll also be look towards Christmas with festive music (and a glass of mulled wine!).
It will be your chance to hear ‘FourTunes of War’ written by Ian Chapman especially for the choir. The compositions were inspired by memories of war recalled by members of the local Birmingham community who feature in video interviews shown during the performance. You’ll hear tales of Coventry bombing raids, telegraphy training, music to keep morale up and family Christmas celebrations. The concert will also include songs of peace and ‘Lest We Forget’ by Ron Dawson.
We’ll also boost your festive spirits with a selection of Christmas music from 100 years ago to the present day… featuring jingle bells and kazoos. It will be a real notorious mix!
Mulled wine available to purchase in the interval.
8 December 2018 7.30pm
St Paul’s Church, Jewellery Quarter, B3 1QZ
From Bach to Bjork and Carpenters to Chopin the audience will be transported on a spectacular musical journey as the choir sing tunes from films and TV, inspired by space and the future. Join in with David Bowie’s Starman and play ‘Guess the famous theremin tune‘ played live by our guest performer Susi O’Neill.
3.30pm (doors 3pm)
6.30pm (doors 6pm)
In the run up to this Saturdays biggest ever notorious gig, Christopher Morley at the Birmingham Post has written a fantastic article about us!
Don’t forget there’s still time to buy your tickets, just £15 for premium seats and £12 for the stalls – or if you’re a student, get in touch for a special promotion!
Click the link below to get yours now! 🙂
Any fans of notorious (and other choral works) wanting to get their fill of some lovely Christmas choral music would have a great time seeing Harry Christopher’s choir The Sixteen perform Glory to the Christ Child, next Monday 11th September at Symphony hall.
The Guardian promises it to be “An unmissable date on the Advent calendar”!