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The Messiah – Happy 175th Birthday Royal Liverpool Philharmonic!

Happy birthday! Today is exactly 175 years since the founding of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. To celebrate, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Britain’s oldest orchestra, by the way!) and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir are giving our annual performance of … Continue reading

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Xmas Chat Brass At ‘The White Lion’!

About four times a year there seems to be a quickening in the air around the Wigan area and people of all ages, size, shape and diverse backgrounds appear to gather for a cleansing ritual which is spoken about in … Continue reading

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HAPPY DAYS!

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is still closed for another week so the RLPO are giving a performance in Liverpool Catholic Cathedral  this week with Conductor Jan Pascal Tortelier. The Programme on offer is a cracker. Strauss, Tod Und Verklang; Elgar Cello … Continue reading

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Ian Broudie And The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

I have to say that last night’s gig at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall was sensational. The evening was a tribute to pop megastar Ian Broudie. Ian is a living legend in Liverpool, and the world, of course! Fans are devoted to … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect!

This page has been edited for bad language! This has been a tough week! A high profile solo gig in Birmingham, cornet in Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet etc several times, Ensemble 10.10 gigs (hard stuff, too!), Shostakovich/Berio/Britten programme, teaching and … Continue reading

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The James Watson Fund For Brass Players…

After the tragic early death of the great trumpet virtuoso James Watson two years ago, a special fund has been established to honour his memory and administered by the Royal Academy of Music. Here is the James Watson Fund news … Continue reading

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