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Musical Humour…

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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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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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RLPO In Perth!

On Sunday 25th May the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra made it’s first appearance at the Perth (Scotland) Festival of the Arts. Perth’s state of the art concert hall is one of the newest major concert halls in the UK. It … Continue reading

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Bringing The House Down! – RLPO

Yesterday evening saw the long awaited closure of our beloved Liverpool Philharmonic Hall for much needed major refurbishment. The builders move in today and the demolition work etc. will now begin in earnest. The concert programme could not have been … Continue reading

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RLPO In Reading At The Hexagon

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic puts on the most extensive concert series of any orchestra in the UK, each year at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall but we also travel widely over the world and throughout the UK. After two performances of Richard … 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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SUPERBRASS – Brass Taps – The Latest Album!

I’ve just received a copy of the latest CD recording by London based all-star brass ensemble SUPERBRASS.  Formed by Royal Philharmonic Principal Bass Trombone, Roger Argente, this group contains some of the best of the famous London orchestral and session … Continue reading

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