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CBSO players appeal to audience for support

CBSO players appeal to audience for support

Players from the CBSO are writing personally to thousands of regular concertgoers to ask for their help in maintaining the orchestra’s world-class excellence despite a 24% cut in public funding.

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Assistant Conductor Announced

Assistant Conductor Announced

We are delighted to announce Alpesh Chauhan as our new Assistant Conductor, joining the CBSO's roster of distinguished conductors, including Andris Nelsons, Edward Gardner, Michael Seal and Simon Halsey.

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War & Peace

War & Peace

War rages in Prokofiev’s overture and Fifth Symphony – Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto providing a moment of reflective tranquility. Join Lahav Shani for his CBSO debut on 6 November.

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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

7.00pmSunday 2nd November

THE PLANETS: CBSO YOUTH ORCHESTRA:

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

Gernon, Ainsley, CBSO Youth Chorus

Turnage, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Matthews

Since 2004, the CBSO's world-class Youth Orchestra has been pushing back the frontiers of what young musicians can achieve. Tonight, in a special 10th anniversary celebration, CBSO Youth Orchestra...

7.30pmThursday 6th November

WAR AND PEACE

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

Shani, Piemontesi

Prokofiev, Beethoven

Composed in wartime Russia and premiered to the sound of gunfire, Prokofiev's Fifth was considered by the composer to be a "symphony of the greatness of the human spirit". But,...

7.30pmWednesday 12th November

RUSSIAN CLASSICS

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

Gimeno, Trpceski

Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev

No composer puts on a show quite like Tchaikovsky - whether it's the world's most famous love theme in his Romeo and Juliet overture, or the high-kicking, vodka-fuelled festivities that...