The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra presents English Serenade with Classic FM on 1 May at 7.30 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. A mixed programme includes the Overture Di Ballo; also English Dances (Arnold), Smyth’s overture The Wreckers and Coleridge-Taylor’s Othello suite, plus many other popular pieces on the lighter side. Conductor Michael seal. Tickets £13-£55. www.cbso.co.uk.