CBSO, CBSO Centre, and Simon Rattle brushed metal plaque in Birmingham

CBSO Centre was inaugurated on 4 July 1997 by Sir Simon Rattle CBE
Music Director City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Choir 1980-98

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is a British orchestra based in Birmingham, England. The Orchestra's current chief executive, appointed in 1999, is Stephen Maddock. Since 2008, the CBSO's music director is Andris Nelsons.

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The CBSO Centre is the administrative home and rehearsal centre of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Choruses (City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus and City of Birmingham Young Voices), and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group on the corner of Berkley Street and Holliday Street, in Birmingham, England.It contains a 310 seat auditorium which is also used for public performances and as a hired space for receptions and exhibitions.Built in 1997 by Associated Architects it retains a façade of Rowe's Lead Works on Berkeley Street by H. Peter Hing (1921–22).

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Sir Simon Denis Rattle, OM CBE (born 19 January 1955), is an English conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s as conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and since 2002 has been principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic (BPO).In September 2013, he was rumoured to have accepted the post of principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) after he steps down from the BPO.

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