City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Travel in Birmingham

Travel in Birmingham

A major transformation of Paradise Circus is underway, including extensive highways works which may affect your journey to concerts. For the latest information on access and traffic changes visit the Paradise website or see BBC Birmingham and Black Country for latest roadworks.

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Bruckner's Fifth Symphony

Bruckner's Fifth Symphony

Soaring, insatiable sheets of sound that threaten to knock you back - Bruckner's music is a wash of bold colour, terrifying thunderclouds and the tingle of warm sunshine. The Fifth Symphony is the sort of music that puts fire in your soul and a tear to your eye.

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Andris Nelsons Conducts Mahler's Sixth Symphony

Andris Nelsons Conducts Mahler's Sixth Symphony

Mahler's  Sixth Symphony is a colossal reflection of his adept skill in sculpting music that transports you from your concert seat to the very edge of heaven. Fate courses through the music at every turn - we can't wait to perform it with CBSO Music Director Andris Nelsons.

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CBSO 2014-15 Season brochure

CBSO 2014-15 Season brochure

Explore CBSO performances Sep 2014 - July 2015, from Beethoven to Queen.






CBSO 2014-15 Season brochure



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Next Concerts

7.30pmThursday 5th March

JANACEK'S GLAGOLITIC MASS

Symphony Hall, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0600

Gardner, Orgonášová, Connolly, Daszak, Bayley, Trotter, CBSO Chorus

Berlioz, Janacek

"The fragrance of the trees was like incense," declared Leos Janácek. "I felt a cathedral grow from a great forest." And with its jubilant trumpets, thundering organ and raw, unbuttoned...

7.30pmFriday 6th March

FRIDAY NIGHT CLASSICS: 21ST CENTURY BLOCKBUSTERS

Symphony Hall, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0600

Seal, Pearson

21st Century Blockbusters

Williams 'Hedwig's Theme' from Harry Potter/Philosopher's Stone Williams'The Knight Bus' from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Zimmer 'Jack Sparrow' from Pirates of the...

7.30pmWednesday 11th March

BACH AND BRUCKNER

Symphony Hall, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0600

Volkov, Gringolts

Bach, Bruckner

Soul music, Austrian style. Bruckner's Fifth Symphony has been described as a cathedral in sound, but Bruckner also drew his inspiration from the music of J. S. Bach and the...