Tonight Birmingham is hosting a world operatic first, as a string quartet takes to the skies to perform in helicopters.
As part of the London 2012 Festival the Birmingham Opera Company are performing Mittwoch aus Licht by Karlheinz Stockhausen.
It's the first time the six hour long opera, which has a 150 strong cast, has been performed in its entirety.
More top news
The players and management looked relaxed as they took part in their preparations for their Champions League game at home.
The crash which happened last year, left two teenagers needing leg amputations and several other passengers seriously hurt.
But the Home Secretary has pledged support for an application to the Legal Aid Agency to fund legal representation at the inquests.