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Birmingham is the city that discovered Sir Simon Rattle, and 40 years on from his debut as principal conductor of the CBSO, itís always a red letter day when he returns to the hall that he had built, in the city thatís still his true musical home. Today Ė thrillingly Ė he pairs Beethovenís most explosive symphony with the lush, emotionally-supercharged music of Alban Berg. Itíll never sound better than it does here in Symphony Hall.