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January 2013

7.30pmFriday 4th January

THE CBSO IN MALVERN

Forum Theatre, Malvern. 01684 892277

Yates, Edwards

Viennese New Year

Programme includes: Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka • Annen-Polka • Blue Danube Waltz • Thunder and Lightning Polka Suppé: Overture - Poet and Peasant • Lehár: Gold and Silver Waltz • Kreisler: Viennese Rhapsodic...

3.00pmSaturday 5th January

VIENNESE NEW YEAR

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

Yates, Edwards

Viennese New Year

Programme includes: Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka • Annen-Polka • Blue Danube Waltz • Thunder and Lightning Polka Suppé: Overture - Poet and Peasant • Lehár: Gold and Silver Waltz • Kreisler: Viennese Rhapsodic...

7.30pmWednesday 9th January

THE BIRMINGHAM BEETHOVEN CYCLE: SYMPHONIES 4 & 5

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

Nelsons, Sampson

The Birmingham Beethoven Cycle

Everyone knows the first four notes of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony; if that's all you know, you're in for a thrilling surprise, as Andris Nelsons' Beethoven odyssey arrives at the most...

2.15pmThursday 10th January

THE BIRMINGHAM BEETHOVEN CYCLE: SYMPHONIES 4 & 5

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

Nelsons, Sampson

The Birmingham Beethoven Cycle

Everyone knows the first four notes of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony; if that's all you know, you're in for a thrilling surprise, as Andris Nelsons' Beethoven odyssey arrives at the most...

11.00amFriday 11th January

SCHOOLS CONCERT: GOING GLOBAL

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

Seal, Malloy

Going Global

Bliss: Things to Come: March 4' Debussy: Petite Suite: En Bateau 4' Fenton: Blue Whale from the Blue Planet 5' Sculthorpe: Kakadu 5' ...

1.00pmFriday 11th January

SCHOOLS CONCERT: GOING GLOBAL

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

Seal, Malloy

Going Global

Bliss: Things to Come: March 4' Debussy: Petite Suite: En Bateau 4' Fenton: Blue Whale from the Blue Planet 5' Sculthorpe: Kakadu 5' ...

1.10pmFriday 11th January

CENTRE STAGE

CBSO Centre, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0491

Beyers, Yates, Heinen

Webern, Beethoven

The young Beethoven never did anything by halves. His String Trio Op.3 might have begun as a youthful homage to Mozart - but it turned into one of...

10.30amSaturday 12th January

BRITTEN DISCOVERY DAY

CBSO Centre, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0491

Celebrating Britten's Centenary

Britten Discovery Day

10.30am - 5pm A day-long series of talks, live music and discussion examining Benjamin Britten, his music, and his world: from the influence of the Suffolk coast to...

7.30pmThursday 17th January

A BOY WAS BORN: A SPRING SYMPHONY

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

Gardner, Gritton, O'Connor, Clayton, CBSO Choruses

Bridge, Elgar, Britten

It's deepest winter in Birmingham, but at Symphony Hall, it's spring! Benjamin Britten took a garland of poems, a children's choir and a fistful of folksongs, and threw together his...

11.00amFriday 18th January

SCHOOLS CONCERT: GOING GLOBAL

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

Seal, Malloy

Going Global

Bliss: Things to Come: March 4' Debussy: Petite Suite: En Bateau 4' Fenton: Blue Whale from the Blue Planet 5' Sculthorpe: Kakadu 5' ...

1.00pmFriday 18th January

SCHOOLS CONCERT: GOING GLOBAL

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

Seal, Malloy

Going Global

Bliss: Things to Come: March 4' Debussy: Petite Suite: En Bateau 4' Fenton: Blue Whale from the Blue Planet 5' Sculthorpe: Kakadu 5'...

7.00pmSaturday 19th January

A BOY WAS BORN: A SPRING SYMPHONY

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

Gardner, Gritton, O'Connor, Clayton, CBSO Choruses

Bridge, Elgar, Britten

Save 25% in our January Sale. Book tickets for this concert between 19 - 27 January inclusive, and save 25% off full-price tickets. Terms & Conditions apply - click...

8.00pmSaturday 19th January

JAZZLINES: MIKE FLETCHER BIG BAND EC WM PROJECT

CBSO Centre, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0491

Mike Fletcher Big Band

An exclusive collaboration project

In an exclusive collaboration project, Mike Fletcher Big Band fuse their music together with New York saxophonist and composer Andrew D'Angelo and drummer Dan Weiss at CBSO Centre. The EC WM...

7.30pmTuesday 22nd January

THE BEN POWELL QUARTET

CBSO Centre, Birmingham.

The Ben Powell Quartet

New Street - a tribute to Stephane Grappelli

Rising Jazz Violin Star Ben Powell returns to the UK to perform 'New Street'! Join The Ben Powell Quartet as they celebrate Powell's latest CD 'New Street'! "This understated, predominantly...

2.15pmWednesday 23rd January

NELSONS CONDUCTS TCHAIKOVSKY

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

Nelsons, Trpceski

Strauss, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

Save 25% in our January Sale. Book tickets for this concert between 19 - 27 January inclusive, and save 25% off full-price tickets. Terms & Conditions apply - click...

1.10pmThursday 24th January

CENTRE STAGE

CBSO Centre, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0491

Trpceski, CBSO Players

Shostakovich

If you heard Simon Trpceski's astonishing Centre Stage performance in 2008, you won't need telling twice - he's a phenomenon! Trpceski makes everything he touches crackle...

7.30pmThursday 24th January

NELSONS CONDUCTS TCHAIKOVSKY

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

Nelsons, Trpceski

Strauss, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

Save 25% in our January Sale. Book tickets for this concert between 19 - 27 January inclusive, and save 25% off full-price tickets. Terms & Conditions apply - click...

7.30pmFriday 25th January

THE CBSO IN OXFORD

OXFORD, Sheldonian.

Nelsons, Trpceski

Glinka, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

Critics marvel at Nelsons' rapport with his orchestra, and the intimacy of the Sheldonian allows you to watch and revel in the extraordinary relationship between players and conductor. Rarely will...

7.45pmSaturday 26th January

THE CBSO IN MALVERN

Forum Theatre, Malvern. 01684 892277

Nelsons, Trpceski

Glinka, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

Critics marvel at Nelsons' rapport with his orchestra, and the intimacy of the Sheldonian allows you to watch and revel in the extraordinary relationship between players and conductor. Rarely will...

7.30pmWednesday 30th January

THE LABÈQUE SISTERS PLAY POULENC

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

McGegan, Labèque

Poulenc, Mozart

Katia and Marielle Labèque: the ultimate sister act! They're a byword for gallic charm, musical wit, and that irresistible, sparkling je ne sais quoi. And tonight's concert lets them loose...