Tchaikovsky's final symphony, the 'Pathétique', was first performed by the Society in 1894. Former BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, also features playing Saint-Saëns' Second Piano Concerto.
Rachmaninov Fantasie Op. 7 'The Rock'Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 'Pathétique'Benjamin Grosvenor piano
Andrew Litton conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
This is the first of two performances of this programme at Symphony Hall. The second concert takes place at 19.00 on Saturday 14 December.