About Buenos Aires Symphony Orchestra of Colón Opera

The magnificent Opera Colón is one of the world’s great opera houses, and it has an orchestra to match. Swapping the orchestra pit for the concert stage, who better to showcase the fiery musical traditions of Buenos Aires and the ‘nuevo tango’ of Astor Piazzolla, coupled with fabulous interludes from opera and ballet.

By adding jazz elements and new instruments to the already infectious rhythms and sultry character, Astor Piazzolla created a tango revolution that went around the globe. A master bandoneon player, his Bandoneon Concerto is a high peak of his ‘nuevo tango’, and Libertango, his signature piece.

In music from opera and ballet, these story-telling musicians are unbeatable. Weep with Wagner’s tragic lovers Tristan and Isolde; be lured by the temptress Carmen in music of passion, betrayal and murder; and be enchanted by the fairytale magic of Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous ballet Swan Lake.

Booking Info

Ticket commission

*Events may carry a £1 - £5 ticket commission; charged per ticket. This is charged when you book through B:Music’s Box Office – online, by phone or in person. Any advertised prices will include any per-ticket fee that may apply.

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons

If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 289 6343.

A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@bmusic.co.uk or call us on 0121 289 6343.


Dates & Times

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Please note: Our free events are general admission and seating cannot be guaranteed.

Our performance running times are usually confirmed close to the show. Where available we'll post the times as soon as we can get them, so check back about a week before for updates. Performance running times are approximate and subject to change.

Getting here

  • Symphony Hall
    Broad Street
    B1 2EA
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