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Chopin Piano Concerto

The long, dreamy melodies of Chopin's First Piano Concerto, played by the incomparable Louis Schwizgebel, open a concert of turbulent Berlioz and …

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Symphonic Dances

These Symphonic Dances are Rachmaninov through and through - glowing with colour, romance, and those long, ravishing tunes that the whole world …

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British Blockbusters

Friday Night Classics

​The Dam Busters, Zulu, 633 Squadron, Slumdog Millionaire – who says great film music has to come from Hollywood?

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2016-17 Concert Season

The 2016-17 Concert Season - our first with new Osborn Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla - features concerts that celebrate The Spirit of England, a host of operatic and choral classics and music …

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Meet the Orchestra

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