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CBSO Concert Season 2014 - 2015 Announced

CBSO Concert Season 2014 - 2015 Announced

A world-class orchestra at home in Birmingham. The CBSO announces its 2014-15 Concert Season at Symphony Hall, Birmingham.  Andris Nelsons’ farewell season, premieres, anniversaries and a host of acclaimed artists take to the stage.

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Strauss and Beethoven

Strauss and Beethoven

Just a few months before the CBSO performs all nine of Beethoven's symphonies in one week in September, the CBSO Youth Orchestra Academy prepares the ground with the game-changing Eroica.

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Wagner and Elgar

Wagner and Elgar

Wagner’s music is what made Andris Nelsons want to become a musician so it is fitting that he finishes this season on 25 August in a concert featuring excerpts from two of Wagner’s most treasured operas – Parsifal and Lohengrin.

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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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Stephen Maddock: 2014-15 Season Highlights

Next Concerts

7.00pmSaturday 26th July


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:...

7.30pmThursday 21st August


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....

7.30pmMonday 25th August


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

Nelsons, Vogt

Wagner, Elgar

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,...