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Book Now for the 2019-20 Season

Public booking is now open for our 2019-20 concert season - the first of two seasons celebrating our Centenary in 2020


Applications Open: Youth Ambassadors

Aged 16-21 and passionate about music? Apply to be one of our twelve new Youth Ambassadors - an amazing opportunity to get involved in the CBSO's work.

The Damnation Of Faust.

The Damnation of Faust

What would you trade for your wildest dreams? Young Faust makes the deadliest possible bargain – but he has one hell of …

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Stephen Hough Plays Beethoven.

Stephen Hough plays Beethoven

Sir Michael Tippett's luminous Concerto for Double String Orchestra is an inspired way to introduce the one-and-only Stephen Hough, in Beethoven’s most …

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
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Mirga conducts Mahler’s Fourth

​Mahler’s Fourth Symphony is quiet by his standards – but it still aims at the stars, and it ends with an utterly …

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
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Youth Orchestra Academy

Youth Orchestra

The energy of these unstoppable young musicians is matched only by the inspiring power of Shostakovich and Dvořák, in a performance like …

Town Hall, Birmingham
CBSO Youth Chorus in Concert.

Support Us: Youth Bursaries

The CBSO’s four youth ensembles provide children and young people with unparalleled opportunities - support us in inspiring the next generation of young musicians...

Baltic Way.

Baltic Way

Our 2018-19 concert season celebrates the independence of the Baltic States with music from Latvia, Estonia and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla's native Lithuania.

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Meet the Orchestra

Meet the people behind the music - find out more about the CBSO's world-class musicians.