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4. RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Otsu

The RLPO were up bright and early today to make our first ride on the famous Japanese Bullet Train. Very punctual and very swift! We travelled from the hotel by coach to Tokyo Station to get the train to Kyoto … Continue reading

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3. RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Yokohama

The RLPO JAPAN TOUR 2015 continues a pace. The second concert is taking place in Yokohama at the Minato Mirai Hall. The programme the orchestra and Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko will be offering on this occasion is… Stravinsky : Firebird … Continue reading

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2. RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Saitama

Saitama is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture in Japan, situated in the south-east of the prefecture.  Being in the Greater Tokyo Area and lying 15 – 30 kilometres north of central Tokyo it is probably … Continue reading

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1. RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Tokyo

RLPO Principal Horn Chris Morley, on his catastrophone (Wagner Tuba) getting ready for the Japan Tour rehearsing the Rite of Spring by Stravinsky. Yesterday, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra set off on our latest tour. This time, to Japan. In … Continue reading

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RLPO Tour Of Japan – 2015

On January 20th the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be setting off to Japan for a couple of weeks. The RLPO are 175 years old this year, the oldest professional symphony orchestra in the UK. This will be the first … Continue reading

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The RLPO Trumpet Section…

From left to right – Rhys Owens, Paul Marsden and Brendan Ball.

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RLPO And Fantasia (2000)…

Yesterday saw the RLPO giving two performances of Disney’s Fantasia (2000). We showed the film on a screen above the orchestra whilst playing the score underneath. Philharmonic Hall was packed out for the shows, too. In between the performances our … Continue reading

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Jacqui Dankworth Singing (Swinging!) In The New Year At The Phil…

We have had the absolute pleasure of working with Jacqui Dankworth for the last two days. She is a wonderful lady, as well as being a consumate songstress. Conducted by Mike Dixon, this would be for our New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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Xmas Chat Brass At ‘The White Lion’!

About four times a year there seems to be a quickening in the air around the Wigan area and people of all ages, size, shape and diverse backgrounds appear to gather for a cleansing ritual which is spoken about in … Continue reading

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Stellar Soprano Pumeza Matshiza Limbers Up For The RLPO ‘Spirit Of Xmas’ Series…

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