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Symphonia Domestica – RLPO

This evening will see our new stage and refurbished hall at Liverpool Philharmonic hall get a nice, big test as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as we celebrate one hundred and fifty years since the birth of Richard Strauss with … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane…

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is currently going through a major refurbishment and has just reopened to the public. The RLPO performed their opening concerts last week. The front of house facilities and the concert hall are just about finished but the … Continue reading

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Hooray! The All New Liverpool Philharmonic Hall!

Well, this is a very exciting day! Having been closed for six months, Liverpool Philharmonic is reopening this evening at 5.30pm to the public for our 7.30pm concert. Stage one of the £14million redevelopment is complete and the Royal Liverpool … Continue reading

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James Horner And The RLPO…

Hollywood composer James Horner whose Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra will be premiered in Liverpool Credit: Sylvia Wells By Catherine Jones – Liverpool ECHO He’s worked on some of the biggest movies to come out of Hollywood in … Continue reading

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Jonathan Aasgaard…

I was in the Royal Hospital here in Liverpool today. I was actually there to receive some treatment for a frozen shoulder, a complaint I have been suffering with for a while. I was awaiting my appointment in the muskoskeletal … Continue reading

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HAPPY DAYS!

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is still closed for another week so the RLPO are giving a performance in Liverpool Catholic Cathedral  this week with Conductor Jan Pascal Tortelier. The Programme on offer is a cracker. Strauss, Tod Und Verklang; Elgar Cello … Continue reading

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The Hammer Blow Of Fate!

The final movement of Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is punctuated by three hammer blows. Alma Mahler quotes her husband as saying that these were three mighty blows of fate befallen by the hero, “the third of which fells him like a … Continue reading

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RLPO – Petrenko – BBC Proms – Royal Albert Hall – 31/07/2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra travelled to London yesterday. The occasion was to take part in the prestigious music festival in the world, the BBC Proms. The concert had sold out well in advance, as do all RLPO appearances at … Continue reading

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RLPO – Cardiff Proms – 25th and 26th July 2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have just returned from performing two days at the Cardiff series of Proms concerts. We were conducted on this occasion, as on every appearance at the Cardiff Proms, by the founder and artistic director of … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2014 – Cucumbers, Chillies And Peppers…

As stated in earlier posts, cucumbers are a new experience. I haven’t grown them before but they seem to be thriving in my newly constructed greenhouse. The two varieties I am trying this season are Burpless Tasty Green and Tasty … Continue reading

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