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

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BirminghamHough plays Saint-Saëns

Saint-Saëns, Mazzoli, Debussy
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Stephen Hough

BirminghamEx Cathedra - Into a World Unknown

Bainton, Panufnik, Parry, Dilnot Johnson, Roth, Thwaites, Vaughan Williams
Jeffrey Skidmore; Ex Cathedra Choir; Rupert Jeffcoat; Debipriya Sircar

BirminghamShostakovich's Fifth

Stravinsky, Britten, Shostakovich
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Nicholas Collon; Lawrence Power

BirminghamHeaven and Hell

Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Chloé van Soeterstède; Paul Lewis

BirminghamCurated by Carlos: Triple Bill

Coppens, Englishby, Bach
Miguel Altunga; Daniela Cardim; Goyo Montero; Birmingham Royal Ballet; Guilia Scrimieri; Verena Hemmerlein; Michael Lee-Wooley; April Dalton

BirminghamEx Cathedra - Summer Music by Candlelight

Dilnot Johnson, Traditional, Britten, Ravel, Trenet, Thwaites, Roth
Jeffrey Skidmore; Ex Cathedra Choir; Hilary Campbell
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Birmingham Royal Ballet's Nutcracker rescued for online audiences

Outstanding performances all-around in this special treat for Christmas 
*****
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Short but sweet: the CBSO in Vaughan Williams and Bartók

The Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis crowned an evening for the CBSO strings and brass to shine at Symphony Hall. 
****1
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Defiant celebration and emotional depth in CBSO centenary

The CBSO and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla celebrate their anniversary with energy and hope in Sibelius and Beethoven, together with emotional depth in Elgar from Sheku-Kanneh Mason.  
****1
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Music on autopilot: Michael Seal and the CBSO at Symphony Hall

Attempts at crowd-pleasing go awry in music by Vaughan Williams and Gary Carpenter, while John Foulds escapes unscathed.
**111
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Volatility unites music by Elgar, Strauss and Takemitsu in Birmingham

The CBSO Youth Orchestra under Kazuki Yamada find connections in three works inhabiting very different worlds.
****1
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Mirga's Mahler: the Symphony of a Thousand in Birmingham

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla approached the Eighth with a clear vision of the music’s structure and a plan to free the life that teems beneath its mighty vaults.
****1
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