Tag Archives: Elgar

RLPO – Czech Tour 2015 Day Two – Prague Spring Festival – Opening Concert

The sun is out and shining bright on day two of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic tour. I think I’ll walk in to work today! The Hotel Mozartava is just by Mozart Villa. The villa is now a museum dedicated 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 – 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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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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RLPO In Perth!

On Sunday 25th May the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra made it’s first appearance at the Perth (Scotland) Festival of the Arts. Perth’s state of the art concert hall is one of the newest major concert halls in the UK. It … Continue reading

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Bringing The House Down! – RLPO

Yesterday evening saw the long awaited closure of our beloved Liverpool Philharmonic Hall for much needed major refurbishment. The builders move in today and the demolition work etc. will now begin in earnest. The concert programme could not have been … Continue reading

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RLPO In Reading At The Hexagon

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic puts on the most extensive concert series of any orchestra in the UK, each year at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall but we also travel widely over the world and throughout the UK. After two performances of Richard … 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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