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Weltstadt ll – Full Video

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A Merry Xmas To All And Peace On Earth…

Trumpeter Brendan Ball and organist Ian Tracey perform Silent Night as part of their Christmas Singalong Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 19 December, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Film by Mark McNulty Brendan Ball is sponsored by LIVERPOOL ORGANIC BREWERY

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Brendan’s Latest Solo Project… NOT JUST A TRUMPET!

‘NOT JUST A TRUMPET!’ This concert will be a first for me. Just me and a trumpet versus the audience. No piano, no organ, no orchestra. Just me! It will take place on MONDAY NOVEMBER 23rd, 8pm in the brand new MUSIC ROOM … Continue reading

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RLPO – Czech Tour 2015 Day Five – The Return Journey

The weather on this trip has been absolutely fabulous. Once again, there was not a cloud in sight outside my hotel window. Well, it is time to go home after a really enjoyable tour. It is always good to get … Continue reading

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RLPO – Czech Republic 2015 Day Four – OSTRAVA – Janacek International Music Festival

Breakfast was early today, and very busy as the coaches to Prague railway station needed to leave at 8.15 am.  We took a last look at Prague as the RLPO coaches headed off. I can’t think of anything negative to … Continue reading

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RLPO – Czech Republic 2015 Day One – Prague Spring Festival- A Free Evening!

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra set off at midday today for the first part of our June 2015 Tour to the Czech Republic. We had been frequent visitors to this most beautiful and friendly country over the years, including being … Continue reading

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RLPO – Czech Republic Tour – June 2015 – Preparing To Go!

This is my last day at home before the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra set off on tour to the Czech Republic tomorrow lunchtime. The RLPO have enjoyed two Czech Chief Conductors, Libor Pesek and Petr Altrichter, so as a result … Continue reading

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RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Read About The Whole Tour!

My blogposts for the RLPO Japan Tour 2015 have proven surprisingly popular. It just goes to show the current marketing power of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko and star piano soloist Nobuyuki Tsujii; both individually but … Continue reading

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RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Day Six – A Day Off In Tokyo!

Just before I go into the ins and outs of today’s free day, have a butcher’s at Nobuyuki Tsujii, Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performing Rachmaninov Concerto no. 3 in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall a couple of months … Continue reading

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9. RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Fukuoka

One of the choices at breakfast today in the Nagoya Tokyu Hotel was the local delicacy of deep fried chicken in a little sweet chilli sauce. Very nice indeed! I had more than one portion… Today would be the third … Continue reading

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