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Beethoven’s 9th, Symphony Hall

30th December 2012, by Mark Lawrence

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Choir perform an unmissable all-Beethoven programme featuring the monumental Choral symphony with its climactic Ode to Joy.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
City of Birmingham Choir

Julia Sporsén – soprano
Julia Riley – mezzo–soprano
Joshua Ellicott – tenor
Duncan Rock – baritone
Danny Driver – piano
Christopher Warren–Green – conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 Choral
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 Emperor

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

Sunday, 30th December 2012 at 7:30pm; Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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Spectacular Classics, Symphony Hall

1st December 2012, by Mark Lawrence

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Choir

John Rigby – conductor
Sarah Redgwick – soprano
Philip O’Brien – tenor

An evening of the world’s most popular classical music with a fantastic orchestra and stunning soloists in one superb programme. Featuring Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with thundering canons and dazzling pyrotechnics.

Programme includes;
Ravel: Bolero
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
Wagner: Prelude to Act III Lohengrin
Denza: Funiculi, funicula
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves
Puccini: O soave fanciulla La Boheme
Bizet: March of the Toreadors from Carmen
Verdi: Brindisi La Traviata
Verdi: Grand March from Aida
Mascagni: Intermezzo Cavalleria Rusticana

Plus Nessun Dorma, Hornpipe, Rule Britannia! and Land of Hope and Glory.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

Saturday, 1st December 2012 at 7:30pm; Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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Grand Organ Gala, Symphony Hall, 2nd November 2012

2nd November 2012, by Jill Taylor, Marketing Manager

Witness the power and majesty of the king of instruments in a special organ concert featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Choir with organist Stephen Disley.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Gareth Hancock – conductor
City of Birmingham Choir
Julia Sporsén – soprano
Stephen Disley – organ

Bach: Toccata and Fugue
Walton: Crown Imperial
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No 3 Organ Symphony
R Strauss: Sunrise from Also sprach Zarathustra
Handel: Zadok the Priest, Hallelujah Chorus
Faure: Pie Jesu from Requiem
Bach: Ave Maria
Mascagini: Easter Hymn, Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1

Friday, 2nd November 2012 at 7:30pm; Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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Classical Spectactular, National Indoor Arena, 3rd December 2011

3rd December 2011, by Naomi Green, Ticket Secretary

Saturday, 3rd December 2011 at 7:30pm; National Indoor Arena, Birmingham.

We will once again be joining the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at the Classical Spectacular.

Seen by over 2 million people around the world, Classical Spectacular returns in December following a sensational performance at the NIA last year. Featuring incredible lights, lasers,fireworks and special effects that make Classical Spectacular such as a unique experience, thrill to the sound of the world’s favourite classical music performed by a huge cast of 250 performers.

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Classical Spectacular, National Indoor Arena, 4th December 2010

4th December 2010, by Matthew Somerville

Saturday, 4th December 2010 at 7:30pm; National Indoor Arena, Birmingham.

A Raymond Gubbay promotion. Seen by over 2 million people around the world, Classical Spectacular features a state of the art lighting rig complete with a stunning light and laser display. A combined cast of over 200 musicians perform a superb programme of some of the world’s best loved classical music.

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