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The Importance of Being Earnest

 28 April 2012 at 7.00 pm 

The Importance of Being Earnest

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2EA
United Kingdom
0121 200 2000

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Thomas Adès conductor
Barbara Hannigan Cecily Cardew
Peter Tantsits John Worthing
Joshua Bloom Algernon Moncrieff
Katalin Karolyi Gwendolen Fairfax
Hilary Summers Miss Prism
Alan Ewing Lady Bracknell
Benjamin Bevan Lane / Merriman

“A Handbag?!” Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is surely the single wittiest play
in the English language. Thomas Adès conducts Birmingham’s world-renowned BCMG and a
stellar cast in this definitive concert performance of Irish composer Gerald Barry’s brilliant new

Gerald Barry : The Importance of Being Earnest

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