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Xmas Time At The Phil!

Everyone in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra knows the Christmas Season has begun when we arrive for work and there are two huge Xmas trees, one to stage right and the other to stage left, in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Our … Continue reading

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The Hammer Blow Of Fate!

The final movement of Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is punctuated by three hammer blows. Alma Mahler quotes her husband as saying that these were three mighty blows of fate befallen by the hero, “the third of which fells him like a … Continue reading

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Michael Mulcahy On Working With The Chicago Symphony Brass

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Trombonist, Michael Mulcahy, on recording and working with the CSO Brass Section. Incidentally, Michael used to play in the Tasmanian Symphony, with our own Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Principal Percussion, Graham Johns.

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Blasts From The Past!

This photo takes me back! This was 1985 and we were in our first year at the Royal College of Music in London. Boosey & Hawkes sponsored a weekend for aspiring young brass players at Newnam Courtney (very posh manor … Continue reading

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