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Thu 22 Feb at 19:30
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Leo McFall, Conductor
Paul Lewis, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Wed 28 Feb at 14:15
Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto
Kodály, Dances of Galánta
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Mendelssohn, String Symphony no. 3 in E minor
Joana Mallwitz, Conductor
Gabriela Montero, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sun 4 Mar at 19:00
Singalong with the CBSO: Brahms' German Requiem
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45 (sung in German)
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Wed 7 Mar at 19:30
Britten, Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20
Barry, Organ Concerto
Adès, Polaris
Stravinsky, Symphony in Three Movements
Thomas Adès, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sat 17 Mar at 19:00
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Debussy, 3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Szymanowski, Love Songs of Hafiz, Op.24
Debussy, La Damoiselle élue
Debussy, Nocturnes, L 91
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Choruses
Birmingham University Singers
Sun 18 Mar at 14:00
Debussy: Children's Corner
Debussy, Children’s Corner, suite (Orch. Abrahamsen)
Debussy, La boîte à joujoux
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Catherine Arlidge, Presenter
Kids event
Sun 18 Mar at 18:00
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 orig version)
Takemitsu, Green
Debussy, Jeux
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Sat 24 Mar at 19:00
Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 10: La Cathédrale engloutie (The Sunken Cathedral) (Orch. Colin Matthews)
Bach, Other (Organ solo)
Messiaen, O sacrum convivium!
Messiaen, La Nativité du Seigneur: Dieu parmi nous
Debussy, Danses sacrée et profane
Debussy, Le Martyre de saint Sébastien: symphonic fragments
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Sun 25 Mar at 13:30
Debussy, Preludes: selection (Orch. Colin Matthews)
Britten, The Prince of the Pagodas, Op.57: Suite
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma mère l'oye): Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
Debussy, Images, for orchestra (CBSO Youth Orchestra)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Sun 25 Mar at 18:00
Debussy, Syrinx
Debussy, Printemps
Benjamin, Ringed by the Flat Horizon
Debussy, La Mer
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Thu 29 Mar at 19:30
Mahler's First with Mirga
Narbutaite, La Barca (UK première)
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Wed 4 Apr at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Wagner, Schumann, Serksnyte, Beethoven
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Serksnyte, Fires
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
Thu 5 Apr at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Elgar, Mahler
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Thu 12 Apr at 14:15
Rudolf Buchbinder: Schumann
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sat 14 Apr at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Frans Jansen
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
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Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54 (Bett)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Wed 18 Apr at 19:30
Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye)
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op.78
Harish Shankar, Conductor
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Darius Battiwalla, Organ
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sat 21 Apr at 19:30

Leeds Town Hall, Leeds

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye)
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op.78
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Harish Shankar, Conductor
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Darius Battiwalla, Organ
Thu 26 Apr at 19:30
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
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
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
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
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
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
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Greenwood, Conductor
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
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
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
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 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
Sat 13 Oct at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Mirga conducts The Rite of Spring
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Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé Suite 1 & 2
Traditional, Selected Lithuanian folksongs ( arr Mirga Gražinyte ˙ -Tyla)
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus