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Fri 27 Apr at 13:10

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Brahms Piano Quintet
Brahms, Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34
Robert Markham, Piano
Kate Suthers, Violin
Moritz Pfister, Violin
Adam Römer, Viola
Hetty Snell, Cello
Sat 28 Apr at 19:00
Ravel, Miroirs: Oiseaux tristes
Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Britten, Les Illuminations, for soprano or tenor and strings, Op.18
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Nicholas Collon, Conductor
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tue 1 May at 19:30
Sir Simon Rattle & the London Symphony Orchestra
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 2 May at 14:15
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Thu 3 May at 19:30
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Fri 4 May at 13:10

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Strauss and Schoenberg
Strauss R., Capriccio: sextet, Op 85
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht, (Transfigured Night) sextet for strings, Op.4
Colette Overdijk, Violin
Bryony Morrison, Violin
Adam Römer, Viola
Amy Thomas, Viola
Hetty Snell, Cello
Helen Edgar, Cello
Sun 6 May at 16:00
Mozart, Symphony no. 35 in D major, K385 "Haffner”
Bruckner, Symphony no. 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Bruckner Orchester Linz
Markus Poschner, Conductor
Wed 9 May at 19:30
Dvořák, Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
Bartók, Piano Concerto no. 1, Sz 83
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Fri 11 May at 13:10
Clarinet Recital: World Premiere of Luciano's homage to Poulenc
Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Debussy, Petite Pièce
Luciano, Fragment no. 2
Luciano, Fragment no. 3
Luciano, Clarinet Sonata no. 3
Luciano, Homage to Poulenc
Luciano, Homage to Poulenc no. 2 (World Premiere)
Luciano, Neapolis
Luca Luciano, Clarinet
Yukiko Osedo, Piano
Mon 14 May at 19:30
Programme to include:
Poulenc, La courte Paille
Messiaen, Poèmes pour Mi, for solo voice
Kliphuis, New work
Nora Fischer, Soprano
Daniel Kool, Piano
Mike Fentross, Lute
Wed 16 May at 14:15
Bach J. C., Amadis de Gaule: suite
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 7, K271a
Mozart, Symphony no. 36 in C major, K425 "Linz”
Mozart, Idomeneo, K367: ballet music
Reinhard Goebel, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Fri 18 May at 13:10

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Mozart's Horn Quintet
Beethoven, String Trio in C minor, Op.9 no.3
Mozart, Quintet for Horn and Strings in E flat, K407 (K386c)
Mark Phillips, French horn
Charlotte Skinner, Violin
Catherine Bower, Viola
Amy Thomas, Viola
Catherine Ardagh-Walter, Cello
Sun 20 May at 14:30
Kids event
Thu 24 May at 19:30
Stravinsky, Concerto in E flat major for chamber orchestra "Dumbarton Oaks"
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Ludovic Morlot, Conductor
Tasmin Little, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Fri 25 May at 19:30
Verdi, Nabucco: Overture
Verdi, Aida: Celeste Aida
Verdi, Macbeth: Ah la paterna mano
Verdi, Macbeth: Ballet Music
Verdi, Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido
Verdi, Il trovatore: Ah sì, ben mio
Massenet, Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller?
Bizet, Carmen: "The Flower Song" La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Cilea, L'Arlesiana: Federico's Lament "E la solita storia"
Puccini, Tosca: E lucevan le stelle
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Il était une fois à la cour d'Eisenach
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Greenwood, Conductor
Sat 26 May at 19:30
Benjamin Grosvenor and Friends
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Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Schubert, Piano Quintet in A major, "The Trout", D.667
Hyeyoon Park, Violin
Brett Dean, Viola
Kian Soltani, Cello
Leon Bosch, Double Bass
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
Thu 31 May at 19:30
Boulanger, Psalm 24: La terre appartient à l'Eternel
Boulanger, D'un matin de printemps (version for flute and piano)
Boulanger, Pie Jesu
Boulanger, Psalm 130 "Du fond de l'abime"
Fauré, Requiem, Op.48
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
CBSO Children's Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sat 2 Jun at 19:30
Mozart, La finta semplice, K51 (K46a)
Classical Opera
Ian Page, Conductor
Regula Mühlemann, Rosina
Emily Edmonds, Giacinta
Alessandro Fisher, Polidoro
Božidar Smiljanić, Simone
Chiara Skerath, Ninetta
Mon 4 Jun at 19:30
Maxim Vergerov & the Würth Philharmonic
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra, Op.28
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Würth Philharmonic
Maxim Vengerov, Conductor, Violin
Stamatia Karampini, Conductor
Wed 6 Jun at 19:30
Widmann, Con Brio, concert overture for orchestra
Widmann, "180 beats per minute" for String Sextet
Weber, Clarinet concerto no. 1 in F minor, Op.73
Widmann, Fantasy for solo clarinet
Mozart, Symphony no. 41 in C major, "Jupiter”, K551
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jörg Widmann, Clarinet, Conductor
Thu 7 Jun at 13:10

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Cello Divas!
Works by Lehár
Works by Gershwin
Works by Various
CBSO Musicians, Cello
Jun 08 mat, mat, 09 mat, mat, mat

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Traditional Tales
Kids event
Jun 10, 12
Lampe, The Dragon of Wantley
David Rice, Conductor
George Bandy, Director
Birmingham University Singers
Wed 13 Jun at 19:30
Holt, Surcos (CBSO co-commission, UK premiere)
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.126
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25 (orch. Schoenberg)
Ilan Volkov, Conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tue 19 Jun at 20:30

Birmingham Cathedral, Birmingham

Summer Music by Candlelight
Summer Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Wed 20 Jun at 20:30

Birmingham Cathedral, Birmingham

Summer Music by Candlelight
Summer Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Jun 20, 21 mat, eve, 22, 23 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

BRB: In the Upper Room mixed bill
In the Upper Room (Twyla Tharp)
Kin (Alexander Whitley)
New Work (George Williamson)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Fri 22 Jun at 13:10

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

CBSO Folktone Band
Works by Various
CBSO Folktone Band
Sat 23 Jun at 19:00
Pelléas et Mélisande: Opera in Concert
Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Jacques Imbrailo, Pelléas
Katja Stuber, Mélisande
Laurent Naouri, Golaud
Matthew Best, Arkel
Dame Felicity Palmer, Geneviève
Freddie Jemison, Yniold
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Jun 26, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29, 30 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

BRB: Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Jun 27, 28 mat
Nicola Benedetti: Shostakovich
Stravinsky, Funeral Song, Op.5
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
CBSO Youth Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Fri 29 Jun at 19:30
Hespèrion XXI
Jordi Savall, Viola da Gamba
Waed Bouhassoun, Oud
Lior Elmaleh, Vocals
Hamam Khairy
Oumeima Khalil, Vocals
Moslem Rahal
Sat 30 Jun at 15:00
2018 Birmingham International Piano Competition: The Final
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Mon 2 Jul at 19:30
Bach, Violin sonata no. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
Ysaÿe, Violin Sonata no. 1 in G minor, Op.27 no.1
Ehrenfellner, New work
Bartók, Sonata for solo violin, BB 124, Sz 117
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Violin
Thu 19 Jul at 19:30
Bach, Violin Partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne, arr. Brahms
Shostakovich, 24 Preludes (selection)
Berg, Piano Sonata in B minor, Op.1
Liszt, Transcr. from Wagner's Solemn March to the Holy Grail from Parsifal, S 450
Liszt, Fantasia and Fugue on "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam" S 259 (arr. Busoni)
Igor Levit, Piano
Fri 3 Aug at 19:30
Ligeti, Lontano
Coult, Sonnet machine
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Benjamin, Dance Figures
Scriabin, Le poème de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op.54
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
George Benjamin, Conductor
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sep 26, 27 mat, eve, 28, 29 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

La Fille Mal Gardée
La Fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Oct 03, 04 mat, eve, 05, 06 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

Fire & Fury
The King Dances (David Bintley)
Ignite (Juanjo Arqués)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Nov 23, 24 mat, eve, 25 mat, 27, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30, Dec 01 mat, eve, 02 mat, 04, 05, 06 mat, eve, 07, 08 mat, eve, 09 mat, 11 mat, eve, 12, 13 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
2019 Feb 19, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 22, 23 mat, eve, 26, 27, 28, Mar 01, 02 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast (David Bintley)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
2019 Jun 12, 13 mat, eve, 14, 15 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

[Un]leashed
Lyric Pieces (Didy Veldman)
New Work (Didy Veldman)
Petra and the Wolf (Ruth Brill)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
2019 Jun 19, 20 mat, eve, 21, 22 mat, eve

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice (David Bintley)
Birmingham Royal Ballet