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Wed 12 Sep at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Dvořák’s New World Symphony
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Bartók, Violin Concerto no. 1, Sz 36
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Gidon Kremer, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Thu 13 Sep at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Dvořák’s New World Symphony
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Sat 15 Sep at 16:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Bartók, Violin Concerto no. 1, Sz 36
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Gidon Kremer, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Sun 16 Sep at 16:00

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

Festliche Saisoneröffnung
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Sat 22 Sep at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

CBSO Benevolent Fund Concert
Shostakovich, Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre
Wieniawski, Legende, Op.17
Wieniawski, Polonaise brillante in D major, Op.4 no.1
Glazunov, The Seasons, Op.67: Autumn
Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Liebesleid
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Jennifer Pike, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Thu 27 Sep at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Italian Moments
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Intermezzo
Puccini, Manon Lescaut: intermezzo
Respighi, Roman Festivals (Feste Romane)
Pavel Kolesnikov, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Alpesh Chauhan, Conductor
Oct 04, 07 mat

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Tchaikovsky and Beethoven
Skalkottas, Four Images
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Koukos, In Memoriam
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Yulianna Avdeeva, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Constantinos Carydis, Conductor
Wed 10 Oct at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Yamada conducts Bernstein
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales, for orchestra
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Baiba Skride, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, Conductor
Wed 17 Oct at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Haydn and Bizet
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B flat major, Op.56a
Haydn, Oboe Concerto in C major, Hob VIIg:C1
Debussy, Rhapsodie for cor anglais and piano (Orch Silvestrini)
Bizet, Symphony in C major
François Leleux, Oboe, Cor anglais, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Thu 25 Oct at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Benjamin Grosvenor: Mozart
Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman): overture
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467
Sibelius, Symphony no. 1 in E minor, Op.39
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Vassily Sinaisky, Conductor
Thu 1 Nov at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Dvořák’s Cello Concerto
Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op.54
Paul Watkins, Cello
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor
Thu 8 Nov at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Symphonic Dances
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 25 in C major, K503
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Jeremy Denk, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Elim Chan, Conductor
Wed 14 Nov at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Tchaikovsky's Fifth
Janáček, Taras Bulba
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Sergej Krylov, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stanislav Kochanovsky, Conductor
Wed 21 Nov at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Faithful Journey
Panufnik, Faithful Journey: A Mass for Poland
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker (Highlights)
Mary Bevan, Soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
CBSO Children's Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Sat 24 Nov at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Weinberg and Shostakovich
Weinberg, Symphony no. 21 "Kaddish", Op.152 (UK première)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 15 in A major, Op.141
Gidon Kremer, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Tue 27 Nov at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Buchbinder plays Brahms
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker (Highlights)
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Wed 12 Dec at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Bruch’s Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien in A major, Op.45
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 1 in D minor, Op.13
Ray Chen, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor
Sun 6 Jan 2019 at 15:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Viennese New Year
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: Mein Herr Marquis "Laughing song"
Waldteufel, Estudianta, Op.191
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe: Vilja-Lied
Strauss, Mit Dampf Polka Schnell, Op.70
Strauss II, Persian March, Op.289
Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Lehár, Giuditta: Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss
Strauss II, Die Libelle Polka, Op.204
Strauss II, Neue Pizzicato Polka, Op.449
Strauss II, Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), Op.410
Strauss II, Im Krapfenwaldl (Cuckoo Polka), Op.336
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Jennifer France, Soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Wed 9 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Haydn to Beethoven
Haydn, Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
2019 Jan 16 mat, 19

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto
Dvořák, Serenade for Wind in D minor, Op.44
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Benjamin Beilman, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay, Conductor
2019 Jan 23 mat, 24

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Tetzlaff plays Sibelius
Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Op.22 no.2
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Karl-Heinz Steffens, Conductor
Wed 30 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
Prokofiev, The Love for Three Oranges: Symphonic Suite, Op.33bis
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 4 in F minor
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
2019 Feb 06 mat, 07

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

A Hero's Life
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Steven Isserlis, Cello
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor
Thu 14 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sibelius and Grieg
Salonen, Dona Nobis Pacem
Rautavaara, Cantus Arcticus
Sibelius, Rakastava (The Lover) for string orchestra, Op.14
Sibelius, En Saga, a symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.9
Grieg, Peer Gynt: Incidental music, Op. 23
Klara Ek, Soprano
CBSO Children's Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Sat 16 Feb 2019 at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Peer Gynt and The Sea
Čiurlionis, Jūra (The Sea) (UK première)
Grieg, Peer Gynt: Incidental music, Op. 23
Klara Ek, Soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Norman Perryman, Artist
Wed 20 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Yamada conducts Manfred
Schumann, Manfred Overture, Op.115
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op.58
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, Conductor
Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Mozart and Brahms
Beethoven, Leonore Overture no. 3, Op.72b
Mozart, Concerto no. 10 in E flat for two pianos, K365 (K316a)
Brahms, Serenade no. 1 in D major for Large Orchestra, Op.11
Lucas Jussen, Piano
Arthur Jussen, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Olari Elts, Conductor
Sat 16 Mar 2019 at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Mirga conducts Shostakovich
Shostakovich, Suite from The Limpid Stream for orchestra, Op.39a
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Anna Vinnitskaya, Piano
Jonathan Holland, Trumpet
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Wed 20 Mar 2019 at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Schumann’s Rhenish Symphony
Smetana, The Bartered Bride: overture
Smetana, Bartered Bride, The: Bohemian Dances
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Schumann, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major 'Rhenish', Op.97
Steven Osborne, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Thu 28 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Ninth: CBSO fundraising concert
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Iwona Sobotka, Soprano
Chrystal E Williams, Mezzo-soprano
Joshua Stuart, Tenor
Eric Greene, Baritone
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
CBSO Youth Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Thu 4 Apr 2019 at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

John Wilson: A Pastoral Symphony
Copland, Appalachian Spring: Suite
Barber, Violin Concerto, Op.14
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 3, "Pastoral"
James Ehnes, Violin
James Way, Tenor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson, Conductor
Sat 6 Apr 2019 at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Belshazzar’s Feast
Copland, Appalachian Spring: Suite
Barber, Violin Concerto, Op.14
Walton, Belshazzar's Feast
James Ehnes, Violin
Božidar Smiljanić, Bass
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Birmingham University Singers
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson, Conductor
Wed 10 Apr 2019 at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sibelius and Nielsen
Sibelius, Symphony no. 3 in C major, Op.52
Mahler, Des Knaben Wunderhorn: excerpts
Nielsen, Symphony no. 5, Op.50
Christopher Maltman, Baritone
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal, Conductor
Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Mahler’s Ninth
Klein, Partita for string orchestra
Ullmann, Hebrew and Yiddish Folk Songs
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
CBSO Youth Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, Conductor
2019 May 02 mat, 04

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Mirga conducts The Firebird
Weinberg, Rhapsody on Moldavian themes for orchestra, Op.47 no. 1
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Fri 3 May 2019 at 19:30
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The CBSO with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
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Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Bartók, Violin Concerto no. 1, Sz 36
Stravinsky, The Firebird
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
Thu 9 May 2019 at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Yuja Wang plays Prokofiev
Ligeti, Concert Românesc
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 5 in G major, Op.55
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Yuja Wang, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Fri 10 May 2019 at 19:45

Anvil, Basingstoke, Basingstoke

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Ligeti, Concert Românesc
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 5 in G major, Op.55
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, Piano
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Tue 14 May 2019 at 20:00

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Yuja Wang
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Yuja Wang, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Wed 15 May 2019 at 20:00

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

CBSO, Yuja Wang & Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
Weinberg, Rhapsody on Moldavian themes for orchestra, Op.47 no. 1
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 5 in G major, Op.55
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Yuja Wang, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Thu 16 May 2019 at 20:00

Liederhalle: Beethoven-Saal, Stuttgart

The CBSO in Stuttgart
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 5 in G major, Op.55
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Yuja Wang, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Sun 19 May 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla & Yuja Wang
Weinberg, Rhapsody on Moldavian themes for orchestra, Op.47 no. 1
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Yuja Wang, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Tue 21 May 2019 at 20:15
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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Yuja Wang and the CBSO: Prokofiev
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Weinberg, Rhapsody on Moldavian themes for orchestra, Op.47 no. 1
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 5 in G major, Op.55
Stravinsky, The Firebird
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Yuja Wang, Piano
Wed 22 May 2019 at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Yuja Wang, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Sun 26 May 2019 at 18:30

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

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Migros-Kulturprozent-Classics
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Honegger, Pastorale d'été (Summer pastorale), H31
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Yuja Wang, Piano
Mon 27 May 2019 at 20:00

Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Migros-Kulturprozent-Classics
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Honegger, Pastorale d'été (Summer pastorale), H31
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Yuja Wang, Piano
Fri 31 May 2019 at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Brahms’ Symphony No. 2
Honegger, Pastorale d'été (Summer pastorale), H31
Unknown, French chamber music
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Thu 6 Jun 2019 at 14:15

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

A Spring Symphony
Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, S 124
Schumann, Symphony no. 1 in B flat major 'Spring', Op.38
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, Conductor
2019 Jun 13, 16 mat

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Mirga conducts Mahler’s Second
Mahler, Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
2019 Jun 19 mat, 20

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
Tippett, Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Schubert, Symphony no. 6 in C major, D.589
Stephen Hough, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, Conductor