Town Hall Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Classical Programme Manager

Duties include:

  • Responsibility as the lead and figurehead for the classical music programme; internal champion and external public face
  • Representing the organisation internationally:
    • European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) Artistic Platform in Hamburg, leading on and presenting Birmingham’s 2021/22 nomination for the ECHO Rising Stars initiative
    • Tokyo, Japan, overseeing the production of Meet Nobuyuki Tsujii: An audio-described film; overseeing the production and interviewing Nobuyuki Tsujii and Itsuko Tsujii
  • Curating, negotiating and managing Town Hall Symphony Hall’s own promoted classical music season:
    • Development and implementation of a themed approach to the Classical Season, strategically targeting different audience groups
  • Supporting and developing Town Hall Symphony Hall’s classical music season with additional activity including artist conversations, learning and participation activities, and other supporting performances
  • Co-ordinating Town Hall Symphony Hall’s classical music season with that of the resident orchestra CBSO, Associate Artists, and other artistic partners
  • Responding to changes in perceptions of what classical music is, exploring genre crossovers and new formats for presenting both traditional and contemporary repertoire