Venue: Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall

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AddressVictoria Square
Birmingham
West Midlands
B3 3DQ
United Kingdom
ContainsBirmingham Symphony Hall
Birmingham Town Hall
Google maps52° 28' 49.188" N 1° 54' 11.236" W
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BirminghamBasel Symphony Orchestra

Busoni, Saint-Saëns, Beethoven
Basel Symphony Orchestra; Ivor Bolton; Sol Gabetta

BirminghamMariinsky Orchestra

Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Valery Gergiev; Denis Matsuev

BirminghamBach's Magnificat

Bach
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Jeffrey Skidmore; Ex Cathedra; Elizabeth Adams; Katie Trethewey; Amy Wood

BirminghamQuatuor van Kuijk

Haydn, Janáček, Canat de Chizy, Ravel
Quatuor Van Kuijk

BirminghamJulian Bliss plays Weber

Rossini, Weber, Beethoven
Orchestra of the Swan; David Curtis; Julian Bliss

BirminghamDame Mitsuko Uchida

Schubert
Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Piano

BirminghamMaria João Pires

Mozart, Schubert
Maria João Pires, Piano

BirminghamPires and Popović

Schumann, Beethoven
Maria João Pires; Milos Popović
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Levit explores interior worlds of Shostakovich

Shostakovich's mighty piano cycle is given a delicate and intense performance - truly an expidition into some of the most personal of the composer's music.
*****
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Ecstatically uncomfortable: a revelatory, risk-taking Turangalîla in Birmingham

Sakari Oramo pushes the BBC Symphony Orchestra to breaking point at Symphony Hall
*****
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Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall

East meets West meets East in a disappointing display of homogenised, sugar-coated music-making in Birmingham
*1111
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Ravi Shankar’s Opera Sukanya Delights in Birmingham

Five years after the composer's death, his musical collaborator David Murphy ensures that Shankar's only operatic work finally gets heard.
****1
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Alina Ibragimova's Brahms thrills Symphony Hall

Alina Ibragimove reigns supreme in Symphony Hall with Brahms' Violin Concerto as Ulster Orchestra srtuggle to find the depth of emotion Sibelius deserves in Symphony No 1
***11
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Gabel brings French Romance to Birmingham

With a Francophile programme of Berlioz, Chopin and Franck, conductor Fabien Gabel had the constant challenge of exploring the orchestra for fresh insights into each of these Romantic works.
***11
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Gardner and the CBSO play Mahler 5

A concert of remarkable clarity, turning the structural challenges of Haydn and Mahler into dramatic virtues.
*****
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Plumbing subterranean depths in Birmingham

John Malkovich’s provocative new music-theatre work reminds us all of the power of music – in the wrong hands.
****1
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