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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

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    The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1920, becoming the first British orchestra to be funded by a city council. Its opening concert was conducted by British composer Edward Elgar. Since then, the orchestra has thrived as a bastion of musical culture in the Midlands. It has also gained a reputation for adventurous programming, underlined by the long, fruitful appointment of Simon Rattle as music director. The City of Birmingham Orchestra was founded by, among... Read more

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