Formé(s) : 1920 à Birmingham, England
Genre : Classique
Années d’activité : '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1920, becoming the first British orchestra to be funded by a city council. Its opening concert was conducted by British composer Edward Elgar. Since then, the orchestra has thrived as a bastion of musical culture in the Midlands. It has also gained a reputation for adventurous programming, underlined by the long, fruitful appointment of Simon Rattle as music director.
The City of Birmingham Orchestra was founded by, among others, Neville Chamberlain,... Biographie complète