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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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