CBSO on tour - UK and abroad

7.30pmSaturday 3rd January

THE CBSO IN MALVERN

MALVERN, Forum Theatre. 01684 892277

Ward, Royal

Viennese Classics

Programme to include: Strauss The Gypsy Baron - Overture Strauss Sphärenklänge Waltzes op.235 Mozart Come Scoglio Immoto Resta (Cosi Fan Tutte) Strauss Helenen-Quadrille Délibes Sylvia - Pizzicati Mozart Porgi Amor from The Marriage of Figaro Strauss Éljen a Magyar! Polka Strauss Artist's Life Strauss Die Fledermaus - Overture R. Strauss Capriccio - Moonlight Music Strauss Emperor Waltz Strauss Bahn Frei! Polka Strauss Tritsch-Tratsch Polka Strauss Blue Danube Waltz There's no need to go to Vienna to toast the New Year - raise a musical glass of bubbly with...

7.30pmFriday 20th March

THE CBSO IN NOTTINGHAM

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham. 0115 989 5555

Nelsons, Hough

Beethoven, Rachmaninov

Pianist, composer, writer, painter, blogger - Stephen Hough is a true twenty-first century Renaissance man whose multiple achievements earned him a CBE in 2014. His return to Nottingham sees him performing Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto. Written when the composer's star was in the ascendant, its grandeur and level of imagination mark it as the first of his mature concertos. Rachmaninov's 2nd Symphony was a major personal achievement given the critical mauling received by his 1st and its epic span encompasses drama, passion and, at its heart, one of the most beautiful slow movements ever written. Free pre-concert talk, 6.30pm in the auditorium: Jonathan James introduces the programme ...

7.30pmSaturday 21st March

THE CBSO IN LEEDS

Leeds Town Hall. 0113 224 3801/2

Nelsons, Hough

Beethoven, Rachmaninov

Pre-concert talk 6.45pm Albert Room Catherine Tackley discusses the evening's works. Entry is free to ticket-holders for the concert but space is limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment. ...

8.00pmFriday 17th April

THE CBSO IN STOKE-ON-TRENT

Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. 01782 213800

Gardner, Tiberghien, CBSO Youth Chorus

Mendelssohn

Edward Gardner's Mendelssohn symphony cycle was one of the real delights of last season in Birmingham. Now he teams up again with our famous Youth Chorus in its 20th anniversary year in Mendelssohn's magical homage to Shakespeare: fairies, donkeys and that Wedding March! And we're delighted to welcome the award-winning Cédric Tiberghien to sprinkle a different kind of magic over Mendelssohn's sparkling First Piano Concerto. ...

7.30pmFriday 8th May

THE CBSO AT WARWICK ARTS CENTRE

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry. 02476 524524

Nelsons, Skride

Mozart, Bruckner

Anton Bruckner heard the beginning of his Seventh Symphony in a dream - played by an angel. You'll realise why when you hear its soaring opening theme, and that's just the beginning of one of romantic music's most stirring spiritual odysseys: a voyage through sunlit mountain peaks and lilting waltz-tunes, blazing triumph and tragic depths. CBSO Music Director Andris Nelsons has built a global reputation as an interpreter of the German romantic repertoire - he's one of the youngest conductors ever to be invited to conduct at Richard Wagner's Bayreuth Festival - and in his final season with the CBSO, this is an unmissable opportunity to hear him in the music closest to his heart. He's joined by his friend and fellow-Latvian, violinist Baiba Skride, in the teenage Mozart's...

8.00pmTuesday 19th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN STUTTGART

STUTTGART, Liederhalle.

Nelsons, Skride

Mozart, Bruckner

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8.00pmWednesday 20th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN MUNICH

MUNICH, Philharmonie am Gasteig. +49 (0)180 54818181

Nelsons, Vogt

Strauss, Dvorak

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8.00pmThursday 21st May

THE CBSO IN DORTMUND

Dortmund, Konzerthaus. +49 0231 22 696 200

Nelsons, Vogt

Wagner, Bruckner

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7.30pmSaturday 23rd May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN ZAGREB

ZAGREB, Vatroslav Lisinski Hall. +385 (0)1 6121 166

Nelsons, Skride

Mozart, Bruckner

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8.00pmSunday 24th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN LJUBLJANA

LJUBLJANA, Cankarjev dom . +386 1 241 71 00

Nelsons, Skride

Mozart, Bruckner

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8.30pmMonday 25th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN LUGANO

LUGANO, Palazzo dei Congressi. +41 58 866 66 30

Nelsons, Skride

Beethoven, Prokofiev, Dvorak

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7.30pmWednesday 27th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN MADRID

National Concert Hall, Madrid. 91 337 03 07 or 91337 01 34

Nelsons, Skride

Prokofiev, Dvorak

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7.30pmThursday 28th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN MADRID

National Concert Hall, Madrid. 91 337 03 07 or 91337 01 34

Nelsons, Skride

Mozart, Bruckner

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8.00pmSaturday 30th May

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN OVIEDO

OVIEDO, Auditorio Principe Felipe. +34 985 24 62 17

Nelsons, Vogt

Wagner, Bruckner

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8.00pmMonday 1st June

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN PARIS

PARIS, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.

Nelsons, Vogt

Wagner, Dvorak

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8.00pmTuesday 2nd June

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN DUSSELDORF

DUSSELDORF, Tonhalle.

Nelsons, Skride

Mozart, Bruckner

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8.00pmWednesday 3rd June

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN FRANKFURT

FRANKFURT, Alte Oper; Grosser Saal.

Nelsons, Vogt

Wagner, Bruckner

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7.30pmThursday 4th June

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN HAMBURG

HAMBURG, Laeiszhalle.

Nelsons, Vogt

Wagner, Dvorak

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7.30pmSaturday 6th June

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN VIENNA

VIENNA, Musikverein.

Nelsons, Vogt

Mozart, Bruckner

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7.30pmSunday 7th June

THE CBSO ON TOUR IN VIENNA

VIENNA, Musikverein.

Nelsons, Vogt, Rutherford, Zeppenfeld

Wagner

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7.30pmFriday 12th June

THE CBSO IN OXFORD

OXFORD, Sheldonian.

Nelsons, Dutch

Schubert, Strauss, Dvorak

Andris Nelsons makes his final appearance in Oxford with the CBSO before heading to the USA to take the post of Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Tonight he will tease out the lyricism of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony, and the tense drama of Dvorák's Symphony no. 7. The orchestra's own Principal Horn, Elspeth Dutch, will join them to perform Strauss' magnificent Horn Concerto no. 2. Andris is hugely entertaining to watch, so if you haven't already experienced his conducting in the intimate setting of the Sheldonian, don't miss this final chance! ...

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