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‘Mysteries of the Horizon’ – Brendan’s latest concerto recording !

Last year I had a new concerto release on cd. The concerto, by brilliant, Belgium-based British composer Nigel Clarke, is entitled Mysteries of the Horizon and is for Solo Trumpet and wind band. I have just begun experimenting with SoudCloud … Continue reading

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Xmas Time At The Phil!

Everyone in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra knows the Christmas Season has begun when we arrive for work and there are two huge Xmas trees, one to stage right and the other to stage left, in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Our … Continue reading

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Brass Ensemble At Woolton Picture House…

Harry and his friends were throwing a party at Woolton Picture House today. There were food, drink, ice creams and great company on offer in Liverpool’s oldest cinema. 

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Symphonia Domestica – RLPO

This evening will see our new stage and refurbished hall at Liverpool Philharmonic hall get a nice, big test as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as we celebrate one hundred and fifty years since the birth of Richard Strauss with … Continue reading

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RLPO – Petrenko – BBC Proms – Royal Albert Hall – 31/07/2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra travelled to London yesterday. The occasion was to take part in the prestigious music festival in the world, the BBC Proms. The concert had sold out well in advance, as do all RLPO appearances at … 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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Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2 – Tim Jackson

A great photo (below), by Chris Morley, of RLPO Principal Horn star, Timothy Jackson. Tim will be displaying his solo wares with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as concerto soloist in the beautiful Concerto for French Horn no. 2. by … Continue reading

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RLPO & Pirates Of The Caribbean!

For the next two days the RLPO will be showing Pirates of the Caribbean in Liverpool Philharmonic hall, whilst performing the soundtrack underneath the giant cinema screen supplied by Disney. The performances will be conducted by Hollywood legend Richard Kaufman. … Continue reading

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BBC NOW – Alpine Symphony – Conducted by Mariss Jansons

It has been my pleasure to work with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales a lot in the past. A very fine orchestra! I received this post from clarinettist Walter Brewster. He has posted a fine collection of radio recordings … Continue reading

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The Munich Opera Horn Section & Friends…

All the music arranged and written by the composer, my old school pal, Richard Whilds… Munich Opera Horn & Friends: An evening of musical bliss 20th November 2013 Munich Opera horn. Photo: Marcus Sleep Do you know this old, something common musician … Continue reading

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