21-23 Sep 2017 Haydn: The Cre­ation

Haydn’s great or­a­to­rio finds room for both an­gels and earth­worms, and with Mirga Gra in­yte˙ -Tyla con­duct­ing the CBSO Cho­rus and a world-class team of soloists, there’s no more life-af­firm­ing way to open their new sea­son.

17-25 Mar 2018 De­bussy Fes­ti­val

‘What rules do you fol­low?’ asked Claude De­bussy’s mu­sic teacher. ‘Plea­sure,’ he replied. 100 years after his death, join the CBSO as they set out to ex­plore the won­der, power and sheer beauty of mu­sic’s qui­etest rev­o­lu­tion­ary.

31 May 2018 Fauré’s Re­quiem

Still wa­ters run deep. 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. But it can’t con­ceal a world of heart­felt emo­tion.

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