A concert that stars a real Birmingham favourite, Baiba Skride, in Prokofiev’s zingy concerto, and ends with Sibelius’s mighty symphonic hymn to freedom.
Every note tells a story – though the radiant string sextet that opens Richard Strauss’s opera Capriccio merely lifts a curtain on a whole world of emotion.
Powerhouse pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet detonates Bartók’s explosive concerto, and Dvořák’s Serenade serves as a delicate appetiser.
Three talented young musicians each perform a full concerto with the CBSO - one will become BBC Young Musician 2018.
Come and welcome a legend. Reinhard Goebel is the man who grabbed eighteenth-century music and hurled it into our time.
Mozart liked to banter with his friend, the horn player Joseph Leutgeb – but that didn’t stop him writing a Horn Quintet that combines knockabout humour with …
Swing your Friday night away with the fabulous Clare Teal and jazz legend Guy Barker in songs made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Doris Day and their …
Presenter Catherine Arlidge turns off the pictures, turns up the soundtrack and takes a musical journey through all your favourites.
Forged in the furnace of war and premiered to the sound of gunfire, Prokofiev’s massive Fifth Symphony is dedicated to “the greatness of the human spirit”.
Malta’s superstar tenor Joseph Calleja makes his long awaited return to Symphony Hall, teaming up with the CBSO for an evening of glorious singing and favourite …
Gabriel Fauré was a quiet man, and there’s no anger or fury in his haunting Requiem – just some of the loveliest choral music ever written.