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Chicken Beatles!

You would have thought they could have used a John’Leghorn’ at the front! The iconic Abbey Road Beatles album cover…

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RLPO – Czech Republic Tour 2015 Day Three – Prague Spring Festival Closing Concert

The above photo is the view from my hotel room. It is not a great picture because I can’t open the window but I just wanted to show you how blue the sky is. The weather is fantastic but the … Continue reading

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RLPO – Czech Republic Tour – June 2015 – Preparing To Go!

This is my last day at home before the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra set off on tour to the Czech Republic tomorrow lunchtime. The RLPO have enjoyed two Czech Chief Conductors, Libor Pesek and Petr Altrichter, so as a result … Continue reading

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The RLPO Trumpet Section…

From left to right – Rhys Owens, Paul Marsden and Brendan Ball.

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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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RLPO – Cardiff Proms – 25th and 26th July 2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have just returned from performing two days at the Cardiff series of Proms concerts. We were conducted on this occasion, as on every appearance at the Cardiff Proms, by the founder and artistic director of … Continue reading

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White Cliff – ‘Say What You Want’ – Live Video Session

My eldest son Jonny plays guitar in a great band called White Cliff. All the band members are currently studying at Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts or LIPA as it is known. This is the bands latest … Continue reading

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RLPO In Hanley…

It has been a while since I’ve posted anything about the orchestra on here, so here goes… The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have a large body of work based at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Throughout the year, we promote a network … Continue reading

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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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Taking after the father?!

My first born son, Jonathan, is currently studying at Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, or LIPA, as it is known around here. For a couple of years he has been a member of a fantastic rock band … Continue reading

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