21 years to the day after the official opening of the UK’s finest concert hall by Her Majesty The Queen, the champagne corks will be popping at this gala concert. The celebrations are led by Bryn Terfel, who joins the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus under Music Director Andris Nelsons. A centenary performance of Elgar’s The Music Makers pays homage to Birmingham’s rich musical heritage and the evening culminates in the ravishing colours of Ravel’s Suite from Daphnis and Chloé – performed at the very first Symphony Hall concert in 1991.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons conductor
Simon Halsey* conductor*
Bryn Terfel bass-baritone
Christine Rice mezzo soprano
*Simon Halsey conducts The Music Makers
|Elgar||The Music Makers*||40’|
|Donizetti||Udite, udite, o rustici from L’Elisir d’amore||7’|
|Quando amore from L’Elisir d’amore||5’|
|Hazell||Folk songs from the British Isles (The Turtle Dove, Loch Lomond, Cariad Cyntaf, Molly Malone)||10’|
|Puccini||Te Deum from Tosca||5’|
|Ravel||Daphnis and Chloé Suite No 2||18’|
|Bizet||Toreador’s Song from Carmen||4’|
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60plus: £9.50, £17, £24, £33.50, £38, £47.50, £57.50*
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