CBSO Centre

CBSO Centre
Berkley Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2LF
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BCMG@30 Concert

A special concert celebrating thirty years of BCMG: thirty years of innovative programming, outstanding commissions and trailblazing Learning & Participation work. It costs nothing to come - instead, BCMG invites you to ‘gift’ a birthday donation as you join them for their anniversary celebration. Ondřej Adámek…

Sun 10 Sep

0121 767 4050

  • 18:00

Beethoven Trio

Beethoven's Trio IN B Flat and Dohnanyi's Sextet, performed by pianist John Thwaites, violinist Jonathan Martindale, violist Michael Kenkinson, cellist Helen Edgar, clarinettist Oliver Janes and horn player Elspeth Dutch.

Thu 19 Oct

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Brahms Piano Quintet

FEATURING Robert Markham - Piano Kate Suthers, Moritz Pfister - Violins Adam Romer - Viola Hetty Snell - Cello PROGRAMME Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 Johannes Brahms wasn't always an old master with a big beard. He poured all his youthful heartbreak into his mighty Piano Quintet, and the result is a masterpiece…

Fri 27 Apr 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

CBSO Baroque Ensemble

CBSO Baroque Ensemble performs works from the baroque era.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

CBSO Folktone Band

Four Season Project - folk meets classics

Fri 22 Jun 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

CBSO String Ensemble

Violinists Kate Suthers, Moritz Pfister, Caroline Simon and Gabriel Dyker, violists Adam Romer and Amy Thomas and cellists Hetty Snell and Helen Elgar perform Schubert's Quartettsatz In C Minor, Gade's Octet In F and Shostakovich's Two Pieces For String Octet.

Fri 12 Jan 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

CBSO Woodwind Showcase

Soloists Veronika Klirova, Rainer Gibbons, Emmet Byrne, Rachael Pankhurst, Oliver Janes, Jo Patten, Mark O'Brien, Margaret Cookhorn, Mark Phillips, Michael Kidd, Jeremy Bushell and Hetty Snell perform Barber's Summer Music, Francaix's Wind Quintet No 1, Janacek's Mladi and Dvorak's Wind Serenade.

Fri 29 Sep

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 19:30

Cello Divas!

If any instrument has star quality, it's the cello - and when a whole team of them come together, the glamour is off the scale! Back by popular demand, the CBSO Cellos discover their inner diva in favourite opera arias and showstoppers by Lehar, Gershwin and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Lavishly arranged and sung in…

Thu 7 Jun 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:30

Christmas Crackers

CBSO Brass Ensemble performs bite-size festive tunes for the little ones.

Fri 8 Dec

£8 / 0121 767 4050

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Sat 9 Dec

£8 / 0121 767 4050

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:30

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Strauss And Schoenberg

The orchestra performs Richard Strauss's Sextet from Capriccio and then six CBSO players take centre stage to perform Schoenberg's intense Verklarte Night.

Fri 4 May 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Dementia Friendly Performance

Violinists Jane Wright and David Gregory, violist Catherine Bower and cellist Jackie Tyler performs works by Scott Joplin, Mozart, Dvorak and Gershwin.

Sun 17 Dec

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 14:00

The Jet Whistle

Flautist Veronika Klirova, clarinettist Oliver Janes, violinists Colette Overdijk and Kirsty Lovie, violist Catherine Bower and cellist Eduardo Vassallo performs Villa Lobos's The Jet Whistle, Roussel's Trio For Flute, Viola And Cello, Jolivet's Chant De Linos and Ravel's Introduction And Allegro.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Magical Mysteries

CBSO's 10-piece mini-orchestra performs magical songs and stories for little ones.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£8 / 0121 767 4050

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Sat 10 Mar 2018

£8 / 0121 767 4050

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Mike Gibbs 18 piece Big Band - 80th Birthday Celebration

Internationally respected Mike Gibbs - composer, arranger and trombonist - has worked with many music luminaries, including Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, John Scofield, Gary Burton, Whitney Houston, Peter Gabriel and Bill Frisell. Widely recognised as one of jazz’s leading composer/arrangers his pulsating compositions…

Thu 28 Sep

£13 / 0121 767 4050

  • 20:00

Mozart Concerto For Flute And Harp

Flautist Marie-Catherine Zupancic and others performs Mozart's Concerto For Flute And Harp and Villa-Lobos's Quintet For Flute, Harp And String Trio.

Fri 1 Dec

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Mozart's Horn Quintet

FEATURING Mark Phillips - Horn Charlotte Skinner - Violin Catherine Bower, Amy Thomas - Violas Catherine Ardagh-Walter - Cello PROGRAMME Beethoven String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 no 3 Mozart Horn Quintet Mozart liked to banter with his friend, the horn player Joseph Leutgeb - but that didn't stop him writing a Horn Quintet…

Fri 18 May 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Quartet For Cor Anglais And Strings

A range of musicians, including harpist Katherine Thomas and violinist Jane Wright, performs Francaix's Quartet For Cor Anglais And Strings, Bax's In Memoriam, Pasculli's Hommage A Bellini and Ibert's Trio For Violin, Cello and Harp.

Thu 1 Mar 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Schubert's Trout Quintet

FEATURING Robert Markham - Piano Jonathan Martindale - Violin Christopher Yates - Viola Kate Setterfield - Cello Anthony Alcock - Double Bass PROGRAMME Bridge Phantasie Trio Schubert Trout Quintet If chamber music really is "the music of friends", here's the piece that proves it beyond all doubt: Schubert's Trout Quintet…

Fri 20 Apr 2018

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

Traditional Tales

FEATURING Catherine Arlidge - Presenter CBSO String Ensemble Here at CBSO Centre, we welcome all ages. And we know that when it comes to singing, dancing and generally making themselves heard, toddlers are already star performers! This toddler-friendly mini-concert features the CBSO string section and lots of storytime…

Fri 8 Jun 2018

£8 / 0121 767 4050

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Sat 9 Jun 2018

£8 / 0121 767 4050

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Widmann And Weber

CBSO musicians are joined by clarinettist Jorg Widmann to perform Widmann's String Quartet No 3, Three Shadow Dances For Solo Clarinet and Weber's Clarinet Quintet.

Fri 6 Oct

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

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