Tianyi Lu - Conductor
Tom Redmond - Presenter
It's a mystery! There's a secret hidden in Symphony Hall, and we need your help to find it.
But the music of Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Britten and Quincy Jones might give us a few clues, and presenter Tom Redmond, conductor Tianyi Lu and the 90 musicians of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra are here to lend a helping hand in this ingenious, interactive concert for the whole family.
Age guidance: Suitable for children aged 5 - 11
CBSO+ post-concert: Flagship CBSO education programme Project Remix concludes with a performance of orchestral arrangements of rock and pop music, performed by young musicians from across the West Midlands.
Elgar Enigma Variations: Theme
Elgar Enigma Variations: XI
Grieg Peer Gynt: Hall of the Mountain King
Grieg Peer Gynt: Morning
Quincy Jones Soul Bossa Nova
Prokofiev Cinderella: Waltz and Midnight from Suite No. 1
Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Prelude to Act II
Williams Jurassic Park Theme
Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Fugue
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is the flagship of musical life in Birmingham and the West Midlands - and one of the world's great orchestras. Based in Symphony Hall, it gives over 130 concerts each year in Birmingham, the UK and around the world, playing music that ranges from classics to contemporary, film music and even disco. At its centre is a team of 90 superb professional musicians, and a 95-year tradition of making the world's greatest music.cbso.co.uk
Symphony Hall opened in 1991 to public and critical acclaim. With its world class acoustics and stunning auditorium it is considered to be the UK's finest concert hall and one of the best in the world. Symphony Hall presents prestigious international orchestras and is also home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Complementing the classical programme is the best in jazz, world music, folk, rock, pop and stand-up comedy.www.thsh.co.uk/
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