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"What rules do you follow?"

...asked Claude Debussy’s music teacher. “Pleasure,” he replied. But pleasure can unlock whole worlds. 100 years after his death, join Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO as they set out in search of …

Bbcym 2018.

BBC Young Musician 2018: The Grand Final

Three talented young musicians each perform a full concerto with the CBSO - one will become BBC Young Musician 2018.

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Exotic Debussy.

Exotic Debussy

​Debussy was one of the first western composers to appreciate music from other cultures – and what he heard opened up new …

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Wave Websize.

Natural Debussy

Debussy’s La mer is one of the most beautiful musical portraits ever painted of the sea in all its moods.

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Faures Requiem.

Fauré's Requiem

Gabriel Fauré was a quiet man, and there’s no anger or fury in his haunting Requiem – just some of the loveliest …

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Meet the Orchestra

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