Message from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra:
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and her partner are pleased to announce they are expecting a baby at the end of August. Mirga will take a short maternity leave from July until mid-November 2018 when she will resume conducting the CBSO in the orchestra’s 2018-19 concert season at Symphony Hall and around the world. She remains fully committed to her role as Music Director and is currently working on artistic plans for the new season, to be announced in the coming months. Stephen Maddock OBE, Chief Executive of the CBSO, commented that “the whole CBSO family is delighted about Mirga’s wonderful news”.