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Rachmaninovs Third Andrew Gourlay C  Johan Persson. Credit: Johan Persson.


  • R. Strauss Don Juan18′
  • Copland Clarinet Concerto17′
  • Rachmaninov Symphony No. 343′

We are sorry to announce that Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has had to withdraw from this week’s concerts on 6 and 8 April as she is unwell. We are grateful to Andrew Gourlay for stepping in at such short notice. Ticket holders have been contacted separately.

Exiled from Russia, Rachmaninov took the sounds of the Art Deco era and reached deep into his own soul to create a symphony like no other: bittersweet, bejewelled and drenched in heartfelt song. The perfect match for Copland’s jazzy concerto (played by Birmingham’s own Oliver Janes) and Strauss' retelling of the legend of Don Juan, the lascivious libertine...

Please note that the CBSO+ pre and post-concert talks have been cancelled for these concerts.


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