Kazuki Yamada is Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO), a role he commenced in Spring 2024.

Alongside his commitments in Birmingham, Yamada is also Artistic and Music Director of Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo (OPMC). Yamada has forged a link between Monaco and Birmingham having conducted collaborative performances with CBSO Chorus of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in both cities in 2019 and Orff’s Carmina Burana in 2023. CBSO Chorus open the current season with Yamada in both Birmingham and in Monaco with performances of Verdi Requiem and Mahler Symphony No 2 respectively.

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Pene Pati

CBSO Centre

Birmingham, United Kingdom

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra


Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Oper in 3 Akten


Christopher Purves, Pene Pati, Maki Mori, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus

Symphony Hall Birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Victoria Hall

Genève, Switzerland


Johannes Brahms: Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur op. 83
Antonin Dvořák: Karneval - Konzert-Ouverture op. 92 B 169 (1891)
Bedřich Smetana: "Die Moldau" aus dem Zyklus "Mein Vaterland"

Festival International de Colmar

Colmar, France

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