Calendar

21 Aug 2016 | 11.00am

Raminta Šerkšnytė: De Profundis for String Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

Chamber Orchestra of Europe
KKL Luzern, Concert Hall, Lucerne, Switzerland


26 Aug 2016 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
Abrahamsen: "Let Me Tell You"
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


27 Aug 2016 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
Abrahamsen: "Let Me Tell You"
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Royal Albert Hall, London, England


16 Sep 2016

Raminta Šerkšnytė: "De Profundis"
Kakhidze: Brotherhood

Chamber Orchestra of Lithuania
Klaipedos, Lithuania


26 Sep 2016 | 7.30pm

Raminta Šerkšnytė: "Fires"
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Berlioz: Symphony Fantastique

Juilliard Orchestra
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano
Alice Tully Hall, New York


21 Oct 2016 | 7.00pm

Szymanovski: Love Songs of Hafiz
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Jenni Lättilä, mezzo-soprano
Helsinki Musik Center, Helsinki, Finland


26 Oct 2016 | 8.00pm

Weinberg Suite: No. 4
Haydn: Le Matin
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1

Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg
Lena Neudauer
Stadthalle, Heidelberg, Germany


16 Nov 2016 | 7.30pm

Raminta Šerkšnytė: "Fires"
Haydn: Le Matin
Mahler: Symphony No. 1

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


4 Dec 2016 | 7.00pm

Mozart: Idomeneo (Premiere)

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


9 Dec 2016 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


15 Dec 2016 | 7.30pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"
Kakhidze: Brotherhood
Eötvös: Da Capo
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6

Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg
Milan Radic, viola; Onutė Gražinytė, piano
Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria


22 Dec 2016 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


29 Dec 2016 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


31 Dec 2016 | 7.00pm

New Year's Eve concert

Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria


3 Jan 2017 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


25 Jan 2017 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


29 Jan 2017 | 3.00pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


29 Jan 2017 | 3.00pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27, KV595
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Francesco Piemontesi, piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


30 Jan 2017 | 11.30am

KS3: A Journey Across the Western World
(School Concert)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Leach, Presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


30 Jan 2017 | 1.30pm

KS3: A Journey Across the Western World
(School Concert)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Leach, Presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


31 Jan 2017 | 11.30am

KS3: A Journey Across the Western World
(School Concert)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Leach, Presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


31 Jan 2017 | 1.00pm

KS3: A Journey Across the Western World
(School Concert)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Leach, Presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


2 Feb 2017 | 2.15pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27, KV595
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


26 Feb 2017 | 7.00pm

Puccini: La Bohème

Salzburger Landestheater
Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, Austria


28 Feb 2017 | 7.00pm

Puccini: La Bohème

Salzburger Landestheater
Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, Austria


1 Mar 2017 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Idomeneo

Salzburger Landestheater
Landestheater, Salzburg, Austria


11 Mar 2017 | 7.00pm

Puccini: La Bohème

Salzburger Landestheater
Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, Austria


31 Mar 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21, KV 491
Haydn: Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles


1 Apr 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21, KV 491
Haas: Concerto Grosso
Haydn: Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles


2 Apr 2017 | 2.00pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21, KV 491
Haas: Concerto Grosso
Haydn: Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles


4 Apr 2017 | 7.30pm

Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Tristan and Isolde
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Serksnyte: Fires
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Musikverein, Vienna


6 Apr 2017 | 2.15pm

Weinberg: Golden Key Suite No. 4
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Oliver James, clarinet
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


8 Apr 2017 | 7.00pm

Weinberg: Golden Key Suite No. 4
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Janes, clarinet
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


19 May 2017 | 7.30pm

Kutavičius: Die Tore von Jerusalem

Salzburger Landestheater
Kollegienkirche, Salzburg, Austria


24 May 2017 | 7.30pm

Kutavičius: Die Tore von Jerusalem

Salzburger Landestheater
Kollegienkirche, Salzburg, Austria


28 May 2017 | 6.00pm

Kutavičius: Die Tore von Jerusalem

Salzburger Landestheater
Kollegienkirche, Salzburg, Austria


14 Jun 2017 | 7.30pm

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)
Tippett: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Steven Osborne, Piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


17 Jun 2017 | 7.30pm

Jorg Widmann: Viola Concerto
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5



CBSO
Antoine Tamestit, viola
Snape Maltings, Aldenburgh, UK


18 Jun 2017 | 2.00pm

Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor
Stravinsky: Petroushka

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Trio Isimsiz
Snape Maltings, Aldenburgh


24 Jun 2017 | 5.00pm

Mozart: Idomeneo (concert version)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


30 Jun 2017 | 8.00pm

Weinberg: Rhapsody
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1

Orchester der Komische Oper
Gabriela Montero, piano
Komische Oper, Berlin, Germany


5 Jul 2017 | 7.30pm

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky: Petrushka

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, piano
Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham, England


7 Jul 2017 | 8.00pm

Silvestrov: The Messenger
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Stravinsky Pétrouchka (1947 revision)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Schuch, piano
Bad Kissingen, Germany


8 Jul 2017 | 7.00pm

Debussy: Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un faune
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Stravinsky: Pétrouchka (1947 revision)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Gabriela Montero, piano
Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany


9 Jul 2017 | 7.30pm

Silvestrov: The Messenger
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky: Pétrouchka (1947 revision)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Theater Festsaal, Ingolstadt, Germany


10 Jul 2017 | 8.00pm

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 revision)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, piano
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany


23 Jul 2017 | 11.00am

Works by Bruckner, Mozart, Schubert

Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Christiane Karg, Martin Mitterrutzner, Michael Nagy
Stiftung Mozarteum - Grosser Saal, Salzburger Festival
Salzburg, Austria


1 Aug 2017 | 8.00pm

Debussy: Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Scene with Crane
Sibelius: Valse Triste
Debussy: la Mer

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Beatrice Rana, piano
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California


20 Aug 2017 | 7.00pm

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Leila Josefowicz, violin
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England


21 Aug 2017 | 7.30pm

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Gerald Barry: Canada (BBC Commission: World Premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Leila Josefowicz, violin; Allan Clayton, tenor
Royal Albert Hall, London, England


31 Aug 2017 | 8.00pm

Vasks:Cantabile
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Gautier Capucon, cello
National Concert Hall, Dublin


3 Sep 2017 | 6.30pm

Vasks: Cantabile for string orchestra
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Gautier Capuçon, cello
KKL, Lucerne, Switzerland


21 Sep 2017 | 7.30pm

Haydn: The Creation

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Chorus; Lydia Teuscher, soprano; Thomas Hobbs, tenor; Matthew Brook, baritone
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


23 Sep 2017 | 7.00pm

Haydn: The Creation

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Chorus; Lydia Teuscher, soprano; Thomas Hobbs, tenor; Matthew Brook, baritone
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


27 Sep 2017 | 7.30pm

Sibelius: Scene with Cranes
Saariaho: "Trans" (UK Premiere) Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Xavier de Maistre
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


28 Sep 2017 | 2.15pm

Sibelius: Scene with Cranes
Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Marie-Christine Zupancic, flute; Xavier de Maistre, harp
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


30 Sep 2017 | 7.00pm

Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Saariaho: Trans for Harp and Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Xavier de Maistre
Saffron Walden, Saffron, UK


4 Oct 2017 | 2.15pm

Weber: Overture to der Freischuetz
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jorg Widmann
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


5 Oct 2017 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Widmann: Babylon Suite (UK Premiere)
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jorg Widmann
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


6 Oct 2017 | 7.45pm

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jorg Widmann
Forum Theatre, Malvern, UK


19 Oct 2017 | 8.00pm

Messiaen: Un Sourire
Weinberg: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, Janai Brugger
Disney Hall, Los Angeles


20 Oct 2017 | 8.00pm

Messiaen: Un Sourire
Weinberg: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, Janai Brugger
Disney Hall, Los Angeles


21 Oct 2017 | 2.00pm

Messiaen: Un Sourire
Weinberg: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, Janai Brugger
Disney Hall, Los Angeles


29 Oct 2017 | 7.00pm

Debussy: Images
Bizet: Suite No. 1 from Carmen
Bizet: Suite No. 2 from Carmen
De Falla: Suite No. 2 from the Three-Cornered Hat

CBSO Youth Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


8 Nov 2017 | 7.30pm

Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Highlights from Sleeping Beauty

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


9 Nov 2017 | 7.30pm

Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Highlights from Sleeping Beauty

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK


16 Nov 2017 | 7.30pm

Messiaen: Un Sourire
Elgar: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


17 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Messiaen: Un Sourire
Debussy: La Mer

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rafal Blechacz
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry


19 Nov 2017 | 4.00pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Elgar: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang
Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany


21 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: The Overture to the Magic Flute
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rafal Blechacz
Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, Germany


22 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rafal Blechacz
Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany


23 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Debussy: La Mer

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rafal Blechacz
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Antwerp


25 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Elgar: Violin Concerto
Messiaen: Un Sourire
Debussy: La Mer

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg


26 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Elgar: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang
Alte Oper, Frankfurt


27 Nov 2017 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rafal Blechacz
Liederhalle, Stuttgart


30 Nov 2017 | 2.15pm

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Post-Concert: Britten: A Ceremony of Carols

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rafal Blechacz, piano; CBSO Youth Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


7 Dec 2017 | 8.00pm

Weinberg: Violin Concerto
Sibelius: Lemminkaeinen Suite

Deutsches Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Gidon Kremer, Violin
Philharmonie, Berlin


21 Dec 2017 | 8.00pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 7
Vakhtang Kakhidze: "Bruderschaft for Alto, Piano and String Orchestra 
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Orchestre National de Lyon
Alto: TBA; Onute Grazinyte, piano; Lydia Teuscher, soprano,
Auditorium, Lyon, France


21 Dec 2017 | 8.00pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 7
Vakhtang Kakhidze: "Bruderschaft for Alto, Piano and String Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Orchestre National de Lyon
Jean-Pascal Oswald, alto; Onute Grazinyte, piano; Lydia Teuscher, soprano
L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon, France


22 Dec 2017 | 8.30pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 7
Vakhtang Kakhidze: "Bruderschaft for Alto, Piano and String Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Orchestre National de Lyon
Jean-Pascal Oswald, alto; Onute Grazinyte, piano; Lydia Teuscher, soprano
Maison de la Culture, Grenoble, France


12 Jan 2018 | 8.00pm

Raminta Serksnyte: "De Profundis"
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra



Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Auditorium, Maison de la Radio, Paris


17 Jan 2018 | 2.15pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 7 "Le Midi"
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ning Feng
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


18 Jan 2018 | 7.30pm

Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
Other works to be announced

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ning Feng
Corn Exchange, Cambridge


19 Jan 2018 | 7.30pm

Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela, Legend No. 2
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ning Feng
Gateshead, Sage, Newcastle, UK


20 Jan 2018 | 7.00pm

Haydn: Symphony No. 7 "Le Midi"
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ning Feng
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


8 Feb 2018 | 7.30pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major K488
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Menahem Pressler, Piano; Janai Brugger, Soprano
Verizon Hall, KImmel Center, Philadelphia


9 Feb 2018 | 2.00pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major K488
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Menahem Pressler, piano; Janai Burgger, soprano
Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia


10 Feb 2018 | 8.00pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major K488
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Menahem Pressler, piano; Janai Brugger, soprano
Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia


25 Feb 2018 | 11.00am

Olivier Messiaen: Un Sourire
Claude Debussy: Trios Nocturnes
Karol Szymanowski: Des Hafis Liebeslieder op.26
Claude Debussy: La Mer

Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg
Tomasz Zagórski tenor
Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg


28 Feb 2018 | 7.00pm

Raminta Serksnyte: "De Profundis"
Vakhtang Kakhidze: "Bruderschaft: for Viola, Piano and String Orchestra
Osvaldas Balakauskas: 5 Songs after Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Milan Radic, viola; Onute Grazinyte, piano; Katowice City Singers Ensemble "Camerata Silesia"
Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw


2 Mar 2018 | 8.00pm

Raminta Serksnyte: "De Profundis"
Vakhtang Kakhidze: "Bruderschaft: for Viola, Piano and String Orchestra
Osvaldas Balakauskas: 5 Songs after Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Milan Radic, viola; Onute Grazinyte, piano; Katowice City Singers Ensemble "Camerata Silesia"
Konzerthaus, Berlin


11 Mar 2018 | 7.30pm

Opening Concert New Birmingham Conservatoire
Program TBA

Orchestra of Birmingham Conservatoire
New Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham


16 Mar 2018 | 7.00pm

Debussy: Children's Corner
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Debussy: La Mer

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolph Buchbinder, piano
City Hall, Sheffield, UK


16 Mar 2018 | 7.00pm

Shostakovich The Limpid Stream: Suite, 16′
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1, 21′
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, 46′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Anna Vinnitskaya – Piano, Jonathan Holland – Trumpet
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


17 Mar 2018 | 7.00pm

Debussy Festival
Debussy: Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune
Debussy: Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Szymanowski: Love Songs of Hafiz No. 5, 7, 8
Debussy: La Demoiselle Elue
Debussy: Nocturnes
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Youth Chorus, Birmingham University Singers Chorus, TBA Soprano; TBA Mezzo
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


18 Mar 2018 | 2.00pm

Debussy Festival - Children's Debussy
Debussy: Children's Corner
Debussy: La boite a Joujoux

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Catherine Alridge, presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


18 Mar 2018 | 6.00pm

Debussy Festival: Modern Debussy
Debussy: Prelude a l'Apres-Midi d'Un Faune
(chamber version of Schoenberg Verein)
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 revision)
Premiere: TBA
Debussy: Jeux

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
BCMG
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


24 Mar 2018 | 7.00pm

Debussy Festival: Sacred Debussy
Debussy: Danse Sacree et Danse Profonde
Bach: From Orgelbuechlein (Organ)
Messiaen: O Sacrum Convivium
Messiaen: From La Nativite du Seigneur (Organ)
Debussy: Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien


City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


25 Mar 2018 | 2.00pm

Debussy Festival: Exotic Debussy
Debussy: Pagodes (orch Grainger)
Debussy: Preludes (orch Matthews)
Britten: Pas de Six from the Prince of the Pagodas
Takemitsu: Rain Tree
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite (3rd movement)
Debussy: Images (played by CBSO Youth Orchestra)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


25 Mar 2018 | 6.00pm

Debussy Festival: Natural Debussy
Debussy: Syrinx
Debussy: Printemps
George Benjamin: Ring by the Flat Horizon
Debussy: La Mer

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


29 Mar 2018 | 7.30pm

Narbutaite: La Barca "UK Premiere"
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 1

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Johannes Moser, cello
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


2 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Tristan and Isolde
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Serksnyte: Fires
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Liszt Academy, Budapest


3 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Debussy: Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto K622
Serksnyte: Fires
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jorg Widmann, clarinet
Linz


4 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Wagner: Prelude to „Tristan und Isolde"
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Raminta Šerkšnytė: "Fires" for Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder
Musikverein, Vienna


5 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Elgar: Cello Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Gautier Capucon, cello
Musikverein, Vienna


7 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Debussy: Prelude a l'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto K622
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Tristan and Isolde
Debussy: La Mer

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jorg Widmann, clarinet
Kongresshaus, Heidelberg


8 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Schumann: Piano Concerto
Serksnyte: Fires
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Kongresshalle, Heidelberg


9 Apr 2018 | 8.15pm

Wagner: Prelude to Act I from Tristan and Isolde
Debussy: La Mer
Serksnyte: Fires
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht


12 Apr 2018 | 2.15pm

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Sympony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


14 Apr 2018 | 7.30pm

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
St. David's Hall, Cardiff


21 Apr 2018 | 8.00pm

Juozas Naujalis: Svajonė
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Violin Concerto
Joseph Haydn: Symphony Nr. 7 „Le Midi"
Jansug Kakhidze: „Brüderschaft" SoloViola, Piano and Strings

Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim
Frank Stadler, Violin; Milan Radič, Viola Onutė Gražinytė, Piano
Schloss Mannheim, Rittersaal, Mannheim


22 Apr 2018 | 6.00pm

Juozas Naujalis: Svajonė
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Violin Concerto
Joseph Haydn: Symphony Nr. 7 „Le Midi"
Jansug Kakhidze: „Brüderschaft" for Viola, Piano and Strings

Kurpfaelzisches Kammerorchester
Frank Stadler, Violin; Milan Radič, Viola; Onutė Gražinytė, Piano
Schloss Mannheim, Rittersaal, Mannheim


25 Apr 2018 | 8.00pm

Program TBA

Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
TBA
Die Glocke, Bremen, Germany


26 Apr 2018 | 8.00pm

Program TBA

Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
TBA
Die Glocke, Bremen


26 Apr 2018 | 8.00pm

Program TBA

Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
TBA
Die Glocke, Bremen


4 May 2018 | 8.30pm

Debussy: Préludes
Mozart: Piano Concerto n. 27 K 595
Messiaen: Un sourire
Debussy: La Mer

Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Francesco Piemontesi
Audorium Parco della Musica di Roma, Rome, Italy


5 May 2018 | 6.00pm

Debussy: Préludes
Mozart: Piano Concerto n. 27 K 595
Messiaen: Un sourire
Debussy: La Mer

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Francesco Piemontesi, piano
Auditorio Parco della Musica di Roma, Rome, Italy


6 May 2018 | 6.00pm

Debussy: Préludes
Mozart: Piano Concerto n. 27 K 595
Messiaen: Un sourire
Debussy: La Mer

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Francesco Piemontesi, piano
Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma, Rome


10 May 2018 | 8.00pm

Debussy: A L'apres-mid d'un Faune
Chopin: Piano Concerto Nr. 2
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai
Jan Lisiecki
L'Auditorium , Torino, Italy


11 May 2018 | 8.00pm

Debussy: A L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra



Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai
Jan Lisiecki, piano
Auditorium, Torino


18 May 2018 | 8.00pm

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

The Met Orchestra
Anita Rachvelishvili, mezzo-soprano
Carnegie Hall, New York


29 May 2018 | 7.30pm

Serksnyte: Fires
Debussy: La Mer
Mahler: Symphony No. 1

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Colston Hall, Bristol


31 May 2018 | 7.30pm

Boulanger: Psalm 24 "la Terre appartient a l'Eternel"
Boulanger: D'Un Matin de Printemps
Boulanger: Pie Jesu
Boulanger: Psalm 130, du fond de l'abime
Faure: Requiem



City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Chorus; CBSO Children's Chorus; Mezzo: TBA; Soprano: TBA
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


23 Jun 2018 | 7.00pm

Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Jacques Imbrailo, Baritone - Peleas; Katja Stuber, Soprano - Melisande; Matthew Best, bass - Arkel, King; Laurent Naouri, bass baritone - Golaud; Dame Felicity Palmer, contralto - Genevieve; CBSO Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


27 Jun 2018 | 7.30pm

Stravinsky: Funeral Song
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
TBC: Lithuanian Folk Song
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


28 Jun 2018 | 2.15pm

Stravinsky: Funeral Song
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


29 Jun 2018 | 11.30am

Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Catherine Arlidge, presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


29 Jun 2018 | 1.30pm

Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Catherine Arlidge, presenter
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


21 Nov 2018 | 7.30pm

Panufnik Faithful Journey – A Mass for Poland (CBSO co-commission: UK premiere), 45′
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: Highlights, 45′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mary Bevan, soprano, CBSO Chorus, CBSO Children's Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


24 Nov 2018 | 7.30pm

Weinberg Symphony No. 21 (UK premiere), 50′
Shostakovich Symphony No. 15, 42′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Gidon Kremer, violin, Kremerata Baltica
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


27 Nov 2018 | 2.15pm

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, 50′
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: Highlights, 45′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano, CBSO Childrens's Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


29 Nov 2018 | 8.00pm

Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major, op. 83
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Philharmonie, Berlin


30 Nov 2018 | 8.00pm

Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major, op. 83
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Kurhaus , Wiesbaden


1 Dec 2018 | 8.00pm

Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major, op. 83
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Konzerthaus , Freiburg


2 Dec 2018 | 8.00pm

Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major, op. 83
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Buchbinder
Philharmonie , Essen


1 Feb 2019 | 8.00pm

Debussy: La Cathedrale Engloutie
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: Firebird

NDR Elbphilharmonie
Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg


2 Feb 2019 | 8.00pm

Debussy: La Cathedrale Engloutie
Prokofev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: Firebird

NDR Elbphilharmonie
Denis Kohzhukin
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg


14 Feb 2019 | 7.30pm

Esa-Pekka Salonen Dona Nobis Pacem, 5′
Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus – Concerto for Birds and Orchestra, 19′
Sibelius Rakastava (The Lover), 6′
Sibelius En Saga, 17′
Grieg Peer Gynt: Incidental Music, 50′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Klara Ek – Soprano, CBSO Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


16 Feb 2019 | 7.00pm

Čiurlionis The Sea (UK premiere), 35′
Grieg Peer Gynt: Incidental Music, 50′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Klara Ek – Soprano, CBSO Chorus, Norman Perryman – Artist
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


16 Mar 2019 | 7.00pm

Shostakovich The Limpid Stream: Suite
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Anna Vinnitskaya – Piano; Jonathan Holland – Trumpet
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


31 Mar 2019 | 7.00pm

Schubert Polonaise for violin and orchestra, 6′
Weinberg Violin Concerto, 28′
Weinberg The Golden Key, Suite No. 4 (UK premiere), 20′
Schubert Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished), 25′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Gidon Kremer – Violin
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


5 Apr 2019 | 11.00am

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
Unsuk CHIN: New Work for Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
DEBUSSY: La Mer

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Patricia Kopatchinskaja
Disney Hall, Los Angeles


6 Apr 2019 | 8.00pm

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
Unsuk CHIN: New Work for Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
DEBUSSY: La Mer

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Disney Hall, Los Angeles


7 Apr 2019 | 2.00pm

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
Unsuk CHIN: New Work for Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
DEBUSSY: La Mer

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Disney Hall, Los Angeles


2 May 2019 | 2.15pm

Weinberg Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes, 13′
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 34′
Stravinsky The Firebird, 45′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Patricia Kopatchinskaja – Violin
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


4 May 2019 | 7.00pm

Weinberg Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes, 13′
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 34′
Stravinsky The Firebird, 45′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Patricia Kopatchinskaja – Violin
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


9 May 2019 | 7.31pm

Ligeti Concert Românesc , 12′
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5 , 22′
Brahms Symphony No. 2 , 42′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


10 May 2019 | 7.45pm

Ligeti: Concerto Romanesc
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Brahms: Symphony 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang
The Anvil, Basingstoke


14 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Ravel: Le Tombeau du Couperin (Orchestra version)
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Alte Oper, Frankfurt


15 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Weinberg: Rhapsody on Modavian Themes
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: Firebird

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Konzerthaus, Dortmund


16 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Ravel: Le Tombeau du Couperin (Orchestra Version)
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Liederhalle, Stuttgart


17 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Weinberg: Rhapsody on a Moldavian Theme
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Kulturpalast, Dresden


19 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Weinberg: Rhapsody on a Moldavian Theme
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Brams: Symphony No. 2



The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Philharmonie, Cologne


21 May 2019 | 8.15pm

Weinberg: Rhapsody on a Moldavian Theme
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: Firebird

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam


22 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Ligeti: Romanian Concert
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Paris


23 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Weinberg: Rhapsody on a Moldavian Theme
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: Firebird

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Philharmonie, Luxembourg


25 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Ligeti: Concert Romanesc
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5

Brahms: Symphony No. 2



City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang
Congress Center, Innsbruck


26 May 2019 | 7.30pm

Arthur Honegger: Pastorale d'Ete
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Tonhalle, Zurich


27 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Honegger: Pastorale d'Ete
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Victoria Hall, Geneva


28 May 2019 | 8.00pm

Schumann: Piano Concerto
Stravinsky: Firebird

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Yuja Wang, piano
Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich


31 May 2019 | 2.15pm

Honegger Pastorale d'été , 8′
French chamber music , 12′
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin , 17′
Brahms Symphony No. 2, 42′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


9 Jun 2019 | 11.00am

Kutavičius Tėviškės papartis
Peep Sarapik / Juhan Liiv Ta lendab mesipuu poole
Jurjāns Pūt Vējiņi
Traditional Szła dzieweczka
Parry Jerusalem
Handel Zadok the Priest
Handel The Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah
Weinberg Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1945) Final Hymn

CBSO Chorus; CBSO SO Vocal; University of Birmingham Summer Festival Voices
Tom Redmond, Presenter
The Green Heart, University of Birmingham, Birmingham


13 Jun 2019 | 7.30pm

MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Lucy Crowe – Soprano, Karen Cargill – Mezzo Soprano, CBSO Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


16 Jun 2019 | 3.00pm

MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Lucy Crowe – Soprano, Karen Cargill – Mezzo Soprano, CBSO Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK


27 Jun 2019 | 8.30pm

PURCELL: FUNERAL MUSIC FOR QUEEN MARY (Stucky Edition).
TIPPETT: A CHILD OF OUR TIME

Orchestre National de France
Mary-Elizabeth Williams, soprano; Dame Felicity Palmer, mezzo-soprano; Joshua Stewart, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass baritone; Radio France Choir
Basilique St. Denis, Paris


6 Jul 2019 | 7.00pm

Ruth Gipps Symphony No. 2
Thea Musgrave Trumpet Concerto (World Premiere)
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Walton Troilus and Cressida Suite

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Alison Balsom, Trumpet
Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham


21 Aug 2019 | 7.30pm

Howell Lamia, 15′
Elgar Cello Concerto, 30′
Knussen The Way to Castle Yonder, 8′
Weinberg Symphony No. 3, Op. 45, 33′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


22 Aug 2019 | 7.30pm

Howell Lamia, 12′
ElgarCello Concerto in E minor, 31′
Knussen The Way to Castle Yonder, 8′
Weinberg Symphony No. 3 in B minor

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Royal Albert Hall, London


25 Aug 2019 | 7.00pm

Ravel Mother Goose, 16′
Stravinsky The Firebird – Suite (1919), 19′
Mahler Symphony No. 4, 55′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


29 Aug 2019 | 7.15pm

Knussen The Way to Castle Yonder
Knussen Medley for orchestra from the opera Higglety Pigglety Pop!
Britten Quatre Chansons francaises, for high voice and small orchestra
Mahler Symphony No. 4

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Christiane Karg, soprano
Castle Concert Hall, Grafenegg, Austria


31 Aug 2019 | 7.00pm

Britten Quatre Chansons Françaises
Mahler Symphony No. 4

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Christiane Karg, soprano
Kloster Eberbach, Eltville am Rhein


26 Sep 2019 | 7.30pm

Britten Sinfonia da Requiem, 18′
Tippett A Child of our Time, 65′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Talise Trevigne – Soprano, Felicity Palmer – Mezzo Soprano, Joshua Stewart – Tenor, Brindley Sherratt – Bass, CBSO Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


28 Sep 2019 | 7.00pm

Purcell (arr. Stucky) Funeral Music For Queen Mary, 10′
Elgar Cello Concerto, 30′
George Benjamin Ringed By The Flat Horizon, 20′
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, 15

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason – Cello
Symphony Hall, The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra


2 Oct 2019 | 7.30pm

Gipps Symphony No. 2, 21′
Thea Musgrave Trumpet Concerto (CBSO Centenary Commission), 20′
Walton Troilus and Cressida: Suite, 35′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Alison Balsom, Trumpet
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


12 Dec 2019 | 7.30pm

Elgar Two Part Songs, Op. 26, 10′
Jörg Widmann Das heisse Herz (CBSO Centenary Commission: UK Premiere), 32′
Brahms Symphony No. 3, 37′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Thomas E. Bauer – Baritone, CBSO Youth Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


18 Jan 2020 | 7.00pm

Mahler Symphony No. 8 (Symphony of a Thousand), 85

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Erin Wall – Soprano, Natalya Romaniw – Soprano, Katja Stuber – Soprano, Alice Coote – Mezzo Soprano, Karen Cargill – Mezzo Soprano, Joseph Kaiser – Tenor, Roland Wood – Baritone, Morris Robinson – Bass, CBSO Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus CBSO Children’s Chorus, University of Birmingham Voices Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


19 Jan 2020 | 7.00pm

Mahler Symphony No. 8 (Symphony of a Thousand), 85′

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Erin Wall – Soprano, Natalya Romaniw – Soprano, Katja Stuber – Soprano, Alice Coote – Mezzo Soprano, Karen Cargill – Mezzo Soprano, Joseph Kaiser – Tenor, Roland Wood – Baritone, Morris Robinson – Bass, CBSO Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus, CBSO Children’s Chorus, University of Birmingham Voices, Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


29 Jan 2020 | 2.15pm

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Britten Young Apollo, 8′ 
Beethoven Symphony No. 4,

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Martin James Bartlett – Piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


30 Jan 2020 | 7.30pm

Beethoven Symphony No. 2
Unsuk Chin SPIRA - A Concerto for Orchestra (CBSO Centenary Commission, UK Premiere)
Beethoven Symphony No. 4

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


2 Feb 2020 | 9.00am

Beethoven Symphonies 1–9
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla – Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits – Conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko – Conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Lars Vogt – Conductor
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Sir Mark Elder – Conductor
The Hallé

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
The Barbican, London


4 Mar 2020 | 7.30pm

Mozart Wind Serenade in C minor
Brahms A German Requiem

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Camilla Tilling – Soprano; Florian Boesch – Baritone; CBSO Chorus
Symphony Hall Birmingham, Birmingham


10 Mar 2020 | 7.30pm

Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3
Bruckner Symphony No. 6

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Piotr Anderszewski – Piano
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


4 May 2020 | 6.00pm

Varèse Intégrales • Hyperprism • Ionisation • Ecuatorial • Density 21.5 • Octandre • Déserts

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Jaume Santonja Espinós – Conductor
Town Hall, Birmingham


7 May 2020 | 7.30pm

Debussy Gigues, 8′
Varèse Arcana, 15′
Debussy Ibéria, 20′
Varèse Tuning Up, 5′
Debussy Rondes de Printemps, 8′
Varèse Amériques, 22′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


9 May 2020 | 7.30pm

Varèse Arcana
Varèse Nocturnal for soprano, male chorus & chamber orchestra
Varèse Offrandes for soprano & chamber orchestra
Varèse Dance for Burgess for chamber orchestra (compl. Chou Wen-chung)
Varèse Tuning Up (sketch, completed by Chou Wen-chung)
Varèse Amériques

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London


13 May 2020 | 7.30pm

Holst The Perfect Fool: Ballet Music, 13′
Thomas Adès Angel Symphony, 20′ (CBSO Centenary Commission: World Premiere)
Holst The Planets, 55′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Youth Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


14 May 2020 | 2.15pm

Holst The Perfect Fool: Ballet Music, 13′
Thomas Adès Angel Symphony, 20′ (CBSO Centenary Commission: World Premiere)
Holst The Planets, 55′

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Youth Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham


20 Jun 2020 | 7.30pm

Britten War Requiem

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Chorus; CBSO Youth Chorus
Symphony Hall, Birmingham