200129 200130 Mirga Beethoven.


  • Beethoven Symphony No. 234′
  • Unsuk Chin SPIRA - A Concerto for Orchestra25′ (30 Jan only. CBSO Centenary Commission, UK Premiere)
  • Britten Young Apollo8′ (29 Jan only)
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 432′

Happy birthday, Ludwig van B! In the year that the CBSO turns 100, Ludwig van Beethoven turns 250, and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has picked out two of Beethoven’s fastest, funniest and most thrilling symphonies. As a special birthday bonus, choose between Britten’s exuberant burst of youthful sunlight, or SPIRA, a magical new showpiece for the full CBSO by one of the world’s most imaginative living composers.

CBSO+ 30 January, 6.15pm: Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discover more about tonight’s new CBSO Centenary Commission in this pre-concert talk with composer Unsuk Chin.

Unsuk Chin’s SPIRA – A Concerto for Orchestra has been commissioned with generous support from the British Korean Society.


For events sold by THSH Box Office, the THSH per-ticket commission of £3 (£2.50 for online bookings) is included in the price of every individual ticket priced over £13. Tickets purchased as part of a CBSO Concert Package are exempt. For full details see cbso.co.uk/terms.

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