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Symphony Hall

Centenary Square, BIRMINGHAM, West Midlands, B1 2EA

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Widely considered one of the finest concert halls in the world, Symphony Hall is a truly unique venue in the heart of Birmingham City Centre within walking distance of local hotels, car parks, mainline train stations and Arena Birmingham.  


It is housed in the same building as the International Convention Centre. Available for exclusive hire, Symphony Hall has welcomed some of the world’s greatest musicians, orchestras, dancers, entertainers and poets and is home to the world-renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.  It has also played host to a plethora of high profile conferences and events.


Symphony Hall is a flexible event space with the ability to transform from a concert auditorium to a venue for banqueting or cabaret style events using our Next Stage concept; a floating, flat floor which can be installed over the entire stalls seating area in the auditorium.


Symphony Hall was designed look as good as it sounds with its warm, luxurious space, full of classical curves, polishes surfaces, columns and tiers making it the perfect venue for your event.

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      Wednesday, 20 October 2021 - Wednesday, 20 October 2021

      Jess Gillam is smiling broadly, holding her saxophone. Her red hair is tied up in a ponytail, and she is wearing black glasses. Behind her, there are Jess Gillam's American RoadtripJaume Santonja Espinós takes us from the dancehalls of Cuba to Copland's leafy Appalachian mountains, on a pan-American roadtrip bursting with big tunes and even bigger personalities.
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      Friday, 22 October 2021 - Friday, 22 October 2021

      A photo of piano keys, with sparkling lights in the background.Your Song... A Tribute to Elton JohnSome tunes are forever, and over 50 years after Your Song first topped the UK singles charts, the music of Sir Elton John has become the soundtrack to all our memories.
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      Sunday, 24 October 2021 - Sunday, 24 October 2021

      An illustration of a giraffe and a zebra against a dark yellow background, with green leaves in the top left and right corners.Carnival of the Animals!The lion roars, the swan glides and the elephant…waltzes?
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      Wednesday, 27 October 2021 - Wednesday, 27 October 2021

      The conductor Kevin John Edusei stands holding his baton between his teeth as he fastens the top button of his black shirt. Enchanted EveningsCall it impressionism, call it magic, but somehow, French composers just know how to make an orchestra sound absolutely ravishing.
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      Sunday, 31 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

      CBSO Youth Orchestra Plays ShostakovichRussia, 1953: Dmitri Shostakovich knew that music could cost him his freedom, and maybe even his life. So imagine the intensity, the power and the sheer commitment that the inspirational young musicians of the CBSO Youth Orchestra will bring to his shattering Tenth Symphony
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      Wednesday, 3 November 2021 - Wednesday, 3 November 2021

      Benjamin Grosvenor plays Beethoven When Felix Mendelssohn came to Birmingham in 1837, we welcomed him like an international superstar. He's still a real Birmingham favourite, and his joyous Italian symphony will be like summer sunshine on a November day. But genius runs in the family; so today, as well as Beethoven's exuberant…
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      Saturday, 6 November 2021 - Saturday, 6 November 2021

      A Covid RequiemFor this special concert, Mirga leads the Orchestra and Chorus in a moment of remembrance and reflection. Fauré's Requiem, with its calm and peaceful melodies, focuses on eternal rest and consolation, and makes a fitting tribute to all those affected by Covid-19.
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      Tuesday, 16 November 2021 - Tuesday, 16 November 2021

      Mirga conducts The Cunning Little Vixen"The forest was darker than night, but I felt free!" Deep in the Czech countryside, a forester catches a fox cub. But Vixen Sharp-Ears won't be tamed by any man, and Janacek's enchanting opera gives voices to humans, animals and even insects: all driven by the same irrepressible life-force. Mirga…
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      Wednesday, 1 December 2021 - Wednesday, 1 December 2021

      John Wilson conducts Rachmaninoff After Rachmaninoff left Russia for exile in America he poured all his nostalgia – and hope - into his soaring, bittersweet Third Symphony. No-one conducts this music with more flair than John Wilson: add Gershwin at his most tuneful and violinist Ning Feng in the sumptuous violin concerto by the…
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      Friday, 3 December 2021 - Friday, 3 December 2021

      Classic FM Hall of FameYou love 'em – so we play 'em! The Classic FM Hall of Fame is the definitive countdown of Britain's favourite classical music. Swan Lake, Nimrod, The Lark Ascending…go on, admit it, you're humming them already! John Suchet introduces the CBSO's very own Michael Seal in a whole evening of great…
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      Thursday, 9 December 2021 - Thursday, 9 December 2021

      New Worlds Grand passions, glorious tunes: Sibelius's Finlandia and Dvořák's New World are two classics that just never get old (even if the Hovis advert was nearly 50 years ago now!). But tonight, we're creating new memories too, with the UK premiere of In Exile by Jonathan Dove: a heartfelt musical journey…
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      Thursday, 16 December 2021 - Thursday, 16 December 2021

      Friday, 17 December 2021 - Friday, 17 December 2021

      Sunday, 19 December 2021 - Sunday, 19 December 2021

      A Choral ChristmasWhat could be more uplifting than the CBSO's annual Christmas concerts at Symphony Hall?
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      Sunday, 9 January 2022 - Sunday, 9 January 2022

      Viennese New YearThe new year has never been more welcome - but why fly to Vienna when the CBSO and maestro Eduardo Stausser can whirl you away with the sound of a waltz? The Blue Danube, Voices of Spring, Thunder and Lightning; elegant polkas, operetta romance and all the magic and melody of the Strauss family,…
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