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All New RLPO recordings out now!!!

Here’s the breaking news for three Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra crackers for your Xmas stockings… ‘Superb’ The Guardian         ‘Shattering’ Time Out         ‘Gripping’ Sunday Times Recordings in Vasily Petrenko’s Shostakovich cycle have received great acclaim by critics and listeners alike, and … Continue reading

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Diana Damrau & RLPO album is top choice on Sinfini!

International Arts commentator Norman Lebrecht is waxing lyrically over the latest release involving the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The album ‘FOREVER’ out on the Erato label displays the lighter side of Diana Damrau, accompanied by The RLPO, conducted by David … Continue reading

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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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Ms Diana Damrau

  The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have been ‘slotting’ in a recording for Diana Damrau, this week and last. The Christmas schedule is the busiest time of the year, but it has been an absolute pleasure fitting in German opera … 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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Sound The Trumpet – Mahler 1 – Tine Thing Helseth & Sibelius

Following the successful Brahms Requiem with the Huddersfield Choral Society, the RLPO programme on offer this week was Sibelius’ lovely Karelia Suite, Mahler’s titanic first symphony and a visit by Norwegian trumpet sensation, Tine Thing Helseth. This young lady was … Continue reading

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