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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 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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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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Busy Day At The Office…

Monday was a busy day for Chris Morley (Bumper French Horn), Simon Cowen (Section Leader Trombone) and myself. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra had a day off but, as they say, there is no rest for the wicked! Our trio … Continue reading

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Brass Ensemble At Woolton Picture House…

Harry and his friends were throwing a party at Woolton Picture House today. There were food, drink, ice creams and great company on offer in Liverpool’s oldest cinema. 

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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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The Whit Friday March Contests – 13/6/2014

Friday 13th may not strike many as a lucky day to be entering the gladitorial arena that is brass band contesting, but that was the date of this year’s Whit Friday March Contests in the beautiful West Pennine areas of … Continue reading

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A Night Out…

A night out for me & Scooby at the Lower Angel, in Warrington, with the RLPO trombone section. Coincidentally, our entire trombone section are all called Simon! One is missing from the photo, as someone had to take the picture… … Continue reading

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RLPO In Hanley…

It has been a while since I’ve posted anything about the orchestra on here, so here goes… The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have a large body of work based at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Throughout the year, we promote a network … Continue reading

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