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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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BirminghamIlluminate Women's Music: Season I in Birmingham

Illuminate Women's Music
Slater, Boyd, Poe, Danon, Gibson
Naomi Sullivan; Kumi Matsuo

BirminghamJess Gillam's American Roadtrip

Gershwin, Villa-Lobos, Copland, Milhaud, Barber
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Jaume Santonja Espinos; Jess Gillam

BirminghamYour Song... A Tribute to Elton John

John
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Richard Balcombe; Graham Bickley; Patrick Smyth; Stuart Matthew Price; Abbie Osman

BirminghamCarnival of the Animals!

Saint-Saëns, Wiseman
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Jaume Santonja Espinos; Catherine Arlidge

BirminghamEnchanted Evenings

Debussy, Ravel, Moussa
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Kevin John Edusei; Kirill Gerstein

BirminghamCBSO Youth Orchestra plays Shostakovich

Howard, Britten, Shostakovich
CBSO Youth Orchestra; Michael Seal; Nicholas McCarthy
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Outstanding attention to detail in BRB's Romeo and Juliet

BRB's director, Carlos Acosta, has taken a hands-on approach to coaching the principals in their roles in this season opening production. 
****1
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The CBSO mesmerises in Miller but makes a mess of Beethoven

Finnegan Downie Dear oversees a decidedly conflicted concert of works by Beethoven, Britten and Cassandra Miller that veered between ravishing beauty and unsynchronised sloppiness. 
***11
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Kazuki Yamada and the CBSO open their 2021 season triumphantly

The CBSO’s newly-announced Chief Conductor delivers a jaw-dropping season opener featuring French and Russian music full of emotional contrasts.
****1
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Three kinds of Romanticism: Gipps, Brahms and Adès in Birmingham

The CBSO explored a plethora of Romantic ideas in a trio of symphonies, including a premiere from Thomas Adès.
****1
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Driven by fear, fuelled by love: Weinberg and Mahler from the CBSO

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla with the CBSO and mezzo Karen Cargill tease out the contrasting inner and outer emotional tension in music by Weinberg and Mahler.
****1
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Worth the wait: BRB are back with Curated by Carlos

A triple bill about Birmingham brings Birmingham Royal Ballet back to live.
***11
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