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Schumann’s Piano Concerto

​“He's a lion of the keyboard” writes The Herald of Peter Donohoe, “but he's also a poet”. Birmingham audiences need no introduction …

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The CBSO in Sutton Park

On Tour

Think orchestral music sounds good in a concert hall? Just wait until you hear the sumptuous sounds of Birmingham’s own symphony orchestra …

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Vibrant Voices

Sing up! The CBSO's famous community and youth choirs are some of the most vibrant forces in Birmingham's musical life.

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Youth Chorus Summer Showcase

Our brilliant CBSO Youth Chorus is one of the finest choirs of its type anywhere in Europe, and word’s got out: they’re …

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Mirga conducts Beethoven's Fifth

“An ecstatic performance” was how The Times described Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s interpretation of Beethoven’s Fifth earlier this year...

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Meet the Orchestra

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