Booking Info


By phone: 0121 345 0600 (Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sundays and Bank Holidays 12pm-4pm and later on concert evenings.)

In person: Symphony Hall Box Office. On entering the ICC through the main entrance on Centenary Square the Box Office is to your right. (Mon-Sat 10am-6pm - later when there is an evening performance.)

There is a £3 fee per transaction except where tickets are bought in person, plus £1 (optional) postage charge. Tickets cannot be exchanged, refunded or transferred.


Igudesman and Joo - Live and Local

Find out about Igudesman and Joo's Live and Local tour with the LPO this September.

Rachmaninoff had big hands

Here's a taster of Igudesman & Joo's hilarious work!


The programme book for this concert will be uploaded a few days before the concert.

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IGUDESMAN & JOO: BIG Nightmare Music

Live and Local

7:30 PM, ​ Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Aleksey Igudesman violin
Hyung-Ki Joo piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra

When IGUDESMAN & JOO perform with a symphony orchestra, the musical nightmares take on epic proportions! On top of a few priceless adaptions from IGUDESMAN & JOO’s duo-show ‘A Little Nightmare Music’, including Mozart Bond, Alla Molto Turca and Practice Time, ‘BIG Nightmare Music’ boasts uproarious sketches tailor-made for a symphony orchestra, drawing everyone into their act, from the first violinist to the last percussionist. ‘BIG Nightmare Music’ is the kind of show where the musicians on stage have at least as much fun as the audience.

IGUDESMAN & JOO have mastered the art of mashing up classical music masterpieces and famous folk and pop songs. In ‘BIG Nightmare Music’ they’ll work with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to live out their creativity. What’s more, you will have the added opportunity of hearing Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo perform as soloists, both in well-known concertos and in their own orchestral works.

Featuring works including From Mozart with Love, Rachmaninoff by Himself and A Very Blue Danube, you’ll hear IGUDESMAN & JOO transform well-known classical pieces with their own unique twist!

Having had the great pleasure to have shared a stage with my friends Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo, I can tell you that even from up-close they are the real thing. They are extremely funny, very original, and highly-skilled musicians to boot. Their mix of classical music and comedy is absolutely unique.’ John Malkovich – Actor

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