Tag Archives: Carl Davis

Wonderful Christmastime!

Indeed, these are bleak times for classical music and orchestras worldwide. The age of austerity has hit the arts in general very hard. There are horror stories of orchestras in the USA going on strike and going bankrupt; even Germany … Continue reading

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Variety is the spice of life – the needs of the modern orchestra & audience

The Royal Liverpool is about 173 years old at the moment. You might think that being the oldest surviving professional symphony orchestra in the British Isles would mean that we might become a bit stuck in our ways. However, the … Continue reading

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Ben Hur & Carl Davis

Tonight is a  very special opportunity to experience a screening of one of the great epics of cinema history with the ultimate in ‘special effects’,  a live orchestral soundtrack, played by the RLPO

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