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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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Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo

Program:

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

Le Palais de Monaco

Monaco Ville, Monaco

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Program:

Maurice Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye - Ballett
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Klavierkonzert Nr. 27 B-Dur KV 595
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Augusta Holmès: La Nuit et l'amour (1888)
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Henry Wood)

Soloist:

Paul Lewis

Symphony Hall Birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Program:

Maurice Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye - Ballett
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Klavierkonzert Nr. 27 B-Dur KV 595
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Augusta Holmès: La Nuit et l'amour (1888)
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Henry Wood)

Soloist:

Paul Lewis

Royal Albert Hall

London, United Kingdom

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

Program:

Tania León: "Ácana" für Kammerorchester (2008)
Maurice Ravel: Cinq mélodies populaires grecques (1904) für Singstimme und Orchester
Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (1883)
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Charles Edward Ives: Three Places in New England
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring - Orchester-Suite

Soloist:

Julian Prégardien

Philharmonie Berlin

Berlin, Germany

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