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Tuned In: Elgar's Enigma: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)
Elgar didn’t call them the “Enigma” variations for nothing! In this special Tuned In concert, renowned presenter Paul Rissmann shares Elgar’s affectionate portraits of his friends and helps you attempt to crack the intriguing Enigma of one of the best-loved pieces in all British music, as well as whisking you off on the composer’s sunny Mediterranean jaunt.
He’ll guide you through the stories behind the music using a whole host of images, and unlock the musical building blocks that Elgar uses to create his caricatures – all assisted live on stage by conductor Michael Seal and the whole Orchestra. What better way to set the scene for a full performance of these gloriously enjoyable and very British masterpieces?
Founded in 1920, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has always had an illustrious career. In fact, the first concert was conducted by Sir Edward Elgar. The orchestra has grown into a 90-piece ensemble with a worldwide reputation.
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Venue: Symphony Hall
Enquiries: 0121 345 0600
Bookings: 0121 345 0602
Disabled Bookings: 0121 780 4949
Seating Plan: View the Seating Plan
→ New Street 10 min walk
→ Snow Hill 11 min walk
→ Corporation Street 12 min walk
→ Snow Hill 10 min walk
→ New Street 11 min walk
→ Five Ways 12 min walk