Song Festival.

Song Festival

It’s a phenomenon unparalleled in the world: the way that in the Baltic states, thousands of people gather in the open air …

The Green Heart, University of Birmingham
Mahlers Ninth.

Mahler’s Ninth

Mahler said that a symphony should embrace everything, and he wrote the beat of his own failing heart into a Ninth Symphony …

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Best Of Bond.

Best of Bond

Friday Night Classics

Tonight the CBSO puts on its tux and pours itself a Vesper Martini with some of the sassiest signature tunes in cinematic …

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
A Spring Symphony.

A Spring Symphony

Schumann’s First Symphony welcomes the arrival of spring with blasts of trumpets and a great, joyous flourish of sound.

Symphony 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.