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City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has been played on NTS shows including Lung Dart, with Cuckoo In The Heart Of The Wood first played on 1 February 2021.

The orchestra was founded as the City of Birmingham Orchestra in 1920, with Edward Elgar conducting its first concert in September of that year. The programme included Overture: Saul by Granville Bantock, a strong supporter of the orchestra's foundation. Adrian Boult was chief conductor from 1924 to 1930.

The CBO became a full time organisation in 1944, changing its name to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 1948. The composer Andrzej Panufnik was chief conductor from 1957…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps
Messiaen, Tristan Murail, Peter Donohoe, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle, Erich Gruenberg, Gervase de Peyer, William Pleeth, Michel Béroff
EMI Classics2005
Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps
Messiaen, Tristan Murail, Peter Donohoe, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle, Erich Gruenberg, Gervase de Peyer, William Pleeth, Michel BéroffEMI Classics2005
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Cuckoo In The Heart Of The Wood
Saint-Saëns, Fauré, Litolff, John Ogdon, Brenda Lucas, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Louis Fremaux
His Master's Voice1971
Cuckoo In The Heart Of The Wood
Saint-Saëns, Fauré, Litolff, John Ogdon, Brenda Lucas, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Louis FremauxHis Master's Voice1971
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