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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

 Conductor     Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
 Soloist    Vilde Frang, violin
 Schumann    Symphony No 1
 Elgar    Violin Concerto

 

The first of Schumann’s four symphonies is one of his most exuberant works, brimming with vitality and boundless optimism. Sketched in just four days in January 1841, it was inspired by his recent discovery of Schubert’s 9th symphony. Schumann’s work is partnered by one of the finest of all 20th-century violin concertos, written when Elgar was at the height of his creative powers. It is a work of unparalleled tenderness famous for its enigmatic dedication ‘Herein is enshrined the soul of…’



CARDIFF CLASSICAL SERIES EXTRAS
 
PRE-CONCERT TALK (FREE)
Dr Jonathan James
6:30pm | Lefel 1   

One hour before each of our concerts we have a 30-minute insight into the music and the context to the performance. These popular events are accessible and informative and a great way to get more from your concert experience.    

The talks are free to attend, but spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.   

 
 Standard Price £9.50 Tier 5 
(rear view of the stage and limited legroom)
   £15.00  Tiers 9 & 13, 10 & 12
  £20.00 Tiers 9 & 13 
   £28.50  Tiers, 3, 4, 6 & 7, Tiers 10 & 12 (front)
Front of Side Stalls
   £34.00 Side Stalls, Tier 11 (middle), Front of Centre Stalls 
   £39.50 Centre Stalls, Tiers 1, 2 & 8, Tier 11 (front) Aisle Seats Side Stalls 
 Children Under 16 (Tickets offered subject to availability) FREE with every full price paying adult.  Additional child's ticket - £5.00 each
 Platinum Tickets (including prime seat in Tier 1, a glass of Prosecco and a programme.  NB Only applicable on top price ticket) £48.00
 Friends of St David's Hall | Claimants | Disabled people plus one companion

(Concessions not available on Platinum or introductory tickets.)

£2.00 off full price ticket
 Students | Under 26 Years
 Student ID must be produced on collection of tickets.
£5.00
 Over 65s
(Concessions not available on Platinum or introductory tickets.)
10% off
 Wheelchair users plus one companion 
(Please book early to avoid disappointment, please contact Box Office on 02920 878444.)

Stalls tickets for the lowest ticket price for each concert (excluding the £9.50 ticket). 

 Groups of 10 or more (please contact Box Office on 02920 878444) £3.00 off each full-price ticket (before Saturday 10th September), £1.50 after this date.
 Groups of 20 or more (please contact Box Office on 02920 878444) £4.00 off each full-price ticket (before Saturday 10th September), £2.50 after this date.
 Time Credits (please contact Box Office on 02920 878444)
2 Credits


Plus an optional £2.00 postage fee.
For Hynt tickets, please contact Box Office on 02920 878444.  Limited availability – please book early to avoid disappointment.

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