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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 In Malvern – 31/5/2014

Whilst our grade 2 listed Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is closed for a multi-million pond refurbishment, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has been visiting places the length and breadth of the British Isles. Last week, the Perth Festival of The Arts … Continue reading

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Elgar Wasn’t One To Blow His Own Trombone!

An article by George Hamilton from The Irish Independent… 16 JANUARY 2010 Listening to the bold brass in Edward Elgar‘s five ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ marches, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the composer had a special affinity with the instruments in … Continue reading

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Legendary Trumpet Story!

The following great story comes coutesy of legendary London trumpeter Ted Hobart, who was on this gig with the London Symphony Orchestra… Ted, “… 1983,ish Edinburgh . Claudio Abbado called the trumpets for 3 pm, then sent us sent us … Continue reading

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