Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall

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« Birmingham Symphony Hall has one of the very best acoustics in the world, one of very few to provide resonant warmth (almost to the level of a stone church) at the same time as having so much clarity that your ear can pick out clearly the timbre of any individual instrument of your choice. »
David Karlin, May 2015
January 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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BirminghamJoshua Bell

Vivaldi, Meyer, Beethoven
Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Joshua Bell

BirminghamBirmingham Contemporary Music Group: Celebrating Carter

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

BirminghamChristoph Sietzen

Séjourné, Xenakis, Psathas
The Wave Quartet; Christoph Sietzen

BirminghamMozart's Women

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Jeffrey Skidmore; Ex Cathedra; Carolyn Sampson; Elizabeth Cragg; Elizabeth Adams
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A challenging Bruckner Seventh in Birmingham

The CBSO chose a programme that was ostensibly simple, but proved to be deceptively difficult.  
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Sublimely lyrical Beethoven in Birmingham

The Lithuanian conductor made Beethoven really sing while violinist, Vilde Frang's spirited interpretation of Elgar's Violin Concerto did not seem quite the finished article.
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An all Russian programme in Birmingham

A night of big names: Valery Gergiev, Denis Matsuev, The Mariinsky Orchestra, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov. 
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Sinaisky offers romance and revoultion in Birmingham

Vassily Sinaisky returns to Birmingham, partnered by a Macedonian pianist.
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© David Karlin | Mike Gutteridge
© David Karlin | Mike Gutteridge