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Much more than just a rehearsal venue

This is first and foremost offices and rehearsal space for the City of Birmingham Symphony... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Dudley, United Kingdom
A Truly Amazing Place.

To say that we love Birmingham Symphony Hall is a huge understatement.We don't live in Birmingham... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Molly W
Bicester, United Kingdom
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25 Apr 2018
“Much more than just a rehearsal venue”
1 Oct 2017
“A Truly Amazing Place.”
Built in 1998 to complement the performance facilities at Symphony Hall, CBSO Centre is the home of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, its sister organisation Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Ex Cathedra. Located in Birmingham city...more
Berkley Street, Birmingham B1 2LF, England
+44 121 616 6500
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is first and foremost offices and rehearsal space for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra but it's so much more than that. The BCMG hold concerts in the hall and it's a really lovely, quiet intimate performance pace, for the enjoyment of contemporary music....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

To say that we love Birmingham Symphony Hall is a huge understatement.We don't live in Birmingham but we come here for concerts at every possible opportunity.The concert hall is breathtaking,the sound is incredible wherever you are sitting, and the programme is so varied it will...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I remember when the conductor had a hair do like those innocent emblems on marmalade jars. Sir Simon learned to conduct while main conductor of the CBSO. His early attempts at Beethoven were overly romantic but he eventually produced a wonderful cycle of all nine...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing tour of symphony hall and great to see behind the scenes. Very knowledgeable guides, very informative and funny too. For classical music fans this is not yo be missed

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came to the CBSO with my children's school who were representing the south west for the festival. A lovely place, very well organised.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This really a review of the orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, whose headquarters are the Centre. Birmingham is amazingly fortunate to have an orchestra ranked high among the best in the world and in the very top bracket of British orchestras. In the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank John A
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Berkley Street is just opposite the new Register Office and houses rehearsal space for the City of Birmingham symphony Orchestra. I was welcomed and directed to a conference room for a roundtable meeeting to explore progress made in philanthropy in the area. Addressed by Keith...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Judy D
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The CBSO are a wonderful orchestra, go and hear them play and support them. Events at the CBSO centre, are for example, a wonderful lunchtime chamber music series put on by the orchestral players themselves. Or there are concerts for children and families plus much...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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