Tag Archives: John Wilson

A couple of photos just turned up…

A friend has just sent me the following photo of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra tour to China in October 2010. This pic features the trumpet section of the RLPO for the trip.

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Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert – John Wilson

As part of our 2012 festive programme, the RLPO have included a Frank Sinatra tribute programme. All ‘Old Blue Eyes’ favourites are on there, from The Lady Is A Tramp to Lady Be Luck. John Wilson is conducting the orchestra … Continue reading

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The Friary – John Wilson Viennese programme rehearsal

In the recent past, it was decided to increase revenues for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society’s revenues by putting up Liverpool Philharmonic Hall for hire to ‘outside lets.’ This has proven to be a nice little earner for us and … 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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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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Yeoman of the Guard – John Wilson

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20\6\2010 Just you wait Mr. ‘iggins

“What was it that Eliza Doolittle could have done all night and still have begged for more?” Magnus Magnussen questioned a competitor on Mastermind

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