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Stephen Maddock: 2014-15 Season Highlights
CBSO YOUTH ORCHESTRA ACADEMY
Town Hall, Birmingham. 0121 345 0603
Kodály, Strauss, Beethoven
Beethoven's Eroica Symphony blew classical music sky-high. Richard Strauss's Metamorphosen is a cry of anguish in a world devastated by madness. This is music of extremes:...
THE CBSO AT THE BBC PROMS
Royal Albert Hall, London. +44 (0)20 7589 8212
Nelsons, Gritton, Spence, Müller-Brachmann, BBC Proms Youth Choir
'My subject is War, and the pity of War.' Wilfred Owen's shattering verse sits at the heart of Britten's War Requiem - that great pacifist outpouring of horror and sorrow....
WAGNER AND ELGAR
Symphony Hall, Birmingham. +44 (0)121 345 0600
Wagner: Parsifal - Good Friday Music 11' Act 2 Soliloquy 7' Act 3: Nur eine Waffe taugt 6' Wagner: Lohengrin - Prelude to Act 3 4' Lohengrin's Soliloquy and Grail Narration 9' Elgar: Symphony No. 2 54' "Here,...