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RLPO – Czech Tour 2015 Day Two – Prague Spring Festival – Opening Concert

The sun is out and shining bright on day two of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic tour. I think I’ll walk in to work today! The Hotel Mozartava is just by Mozart Villa. The villa is now a museum dedicated to … Continue reading

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Libor Pesek – What a star!

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has been enjoying the annual players’ party with a very special guest of honour. It is always a pleasure to have Libor Pesek return to Liverpool to conduct but an even greater pleasure to spend … Continue reading

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RLPO latest release – Shostakovich 7

The new Shostakovich Symphony Number Seven, by Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, has been out on general release for a week now and so far the reviews have been amazing. Our version of ‘The Leningrad’ has been … Continue reading

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A couple of photos just turned up…

A friend has just sent me the following photo of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra tour to China in October 2010. This pic features the trumpet section of the RLPO for the trip.

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Celebrations ahead for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Following yesterday’s press announcement that the RLPO and Vasily Pertrenko will be continuing their present collaboration well into the future, I would like to begin drawing your attention to the many other reasons for imminent cheer and celebration over the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Christmastime!

Indeed, these are bleak times for classical music and orchestras worldwide. The age of austerity has hit the arts in general very hard. There are horror stories of orchestras in the USA going on strike and going bankrupt; even Germany … Continue reading

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Hooray!

Congratulations to The Justice Collective, whose single, ‘He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother’, has reached no. 1 in the UK hit parade and so is the outstanding Xmas hit! This is the first time that the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, … Continue reading

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RLPO SPAIN TOUR 2012 – THE RETURN HOME

After a nice breakfast in Zaragoza at 8.00am I got everything packed etc for the coaches, which were due to leave for Madrid Airport at 10.00am. I had to make certain of getting up in time because the last time … Continue reading

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2. RLPO SPAIN TOUR 2012 – SAN SEBASTIAN

It Never Rains But It Pours… An a la carte breakfast was available in the Alicante hotel at 7.00am, but it was a bit of a squeeze to wolf that down and get showered and ready to board the coach … Continue reading

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1. RLPO SPAIN TOUR 2012 – ALICANTE

Well, the RLPO Spanish Tour 2012 blog

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