City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is a British orchestra based in Birmingham, England. It is the resident orchestra at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, which has been its principal performance venue since 1991. Its administrative and rehearsal base is at the nearby CBSO Centre, where it also presents chamber concerts by members of the orchestra and guest performers.

Each year the orchestra performs more than 130 concerts to audiences totalling over 200,000 people. Another 72,000 people each year take part in its learning, participation and outreach events, and 750 local musicians are engaged in its six choirs and the CBSO Youth Orchestra.

The CBSO's current Music Director is the Lithuanian conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, who took up her initial three year appointment in September 2016 at the age of 29. Kazuki Yamada is the orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor and Michael Seal is Associate Conductor. The CBSO's current chief executive, appointed in 1999, is Stephen Maddock.

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performances & Interviews


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Past BBC Events

Proms 2019: Prom 46: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
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Royal Albert Hall
2019-08-22T15:07:42
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22
Aug
2019
Proms 2019: Prom 46: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Proms 2019: Prom 46: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 44: Debussy, Ravel & Boulanger
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-08-15T15:07:42
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15
Aug
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 44: Debussy, Ravel & Boulanger

Proms 2018: Prom 44: Debussy, Ravel & Boulanger

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2017: Prom 50: Beethoven, Stravinsky and Gerald Barry
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-08-21T15:07:42
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21
Aug
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 50: Beethoven, Stravinsky and Gerald Barry

Proms 2017: Prom 50: Beethoven, Stravinsky and Gerald Barry

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2016: Prom 61
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-08-30T15:07:42
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30
Aug
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 61

Proms 2016: Prom 61

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2016: Prom 55
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-08-27T15:07:42
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27
Aug
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 55

Proms 2016: Prom 55

Royal Albert Hall

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