We love Paris and the spring – and in May time, what could be more perfect than the brilliant, headstrong symphony that the 22-year old Mozart wrote to knock the socks off a Paris audience? Or Schumann’s blossoming First Symphony: a genius in love, simply dancing for joy? There’s no better counterpart to Dvořák’s ardent Cello Concerto played by Daniel Müller-Schott and conducted by Gustavo Gimeno.

CBSO+ 24 May, 1pm: CBSO Chief Executive Stephen Maddock OBE presents highlights for the 2017-18 season from the stage.

CBSO+ 25 May, 6.15pm: Writer and broadcaster Jan Smaczny brings to light what gives the ultimate cello concerto its enduring appeal.