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RLPO – Michael Nyman ‘Hillsborough Symphony’ – Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Today sees the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra giving the world premiere of another work. This time by the prolific film music composer Michael Nyman. The symphony is dedicated to the memory of the ninety-six victims (and their families) of the … Continue reading

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Michael Nyman ‘Symphony No. 11 : Hillsborough Memorial’

Today, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has been working with legendary film music composer Michael Nyman. The RLPO has begun a weekend of recording sessions to make a commercial recording of Michael’s ‘Symphony No. 11: Hillsborough Memorial’. The orchestra has … Continue reading

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Michael Finnissy – The History Of Photography In Sound…

My old school chum from my times at Chetham’s School of Music, international concert pianist Ian Pace, has recently released his latest album – a recording of Michael Finnissy’s epic – ‘The History of Photography in Sound’. On the Divine … 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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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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Michael Kaiser Criticises The Way Arts Managements Approach ‘Structural Deficit!’

An interesting article in the Huffington Post Arts & Culture Blog. Former ROH boss Michael Kaiser is quite damning of the negative way Arts boards & managements take to looking at re-structuring debt etc… Michael Kaiser, “… It provides a guilt-free … Continue reading

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Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Capital Refurbishment Project

To keep Liverpool Philharmonic Hall up to the standards required of a modern concert venue is going to cost about £12.5 million quid. Our wonderful art deco concert room is in need of a new stage, new recital/function room, the … Continue reading

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