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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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A Child of our Time

“The world turns on its dark side…” As war loomed in Europe, Michael Tippett took a single, brutal instance of man’s inhumanity …

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
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Alison Balsom plays Musgrave

Love, war and a destiny stronger than either: Walton’s Troilus and Cressida is British music at its most sensuous – and sensational.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
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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

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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.