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Liverpool Philharmonic, one of the UK’s most forward-looking music organisations.

Concerts and Events for Families

Liverpool Philharmonic Family Concerts are a great way for children and adults to come together to experience a full symphony orchestra performing music live.

Concerts last about 1 hour. Fidgeting is allowed, so come along and give it a try!

Children are invited to have a go on a variety of instruments from 30 minutes prior to each concert at our Instrument Petting Zoo.

Upcoming Concerts

Superheroes

Sunday 1 November 2.30pm
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Natalie Murray Beale conductor
Alasdair Malloy presenter

Put on your Superhero suits, capes and masks and fill the fabulous Liverpool Philharmonic Hall for a fantastically Super-Powerful afternoon of sensational sounds for caped crusaders, masked, mysterious men and wonder women.

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be using their superability to play superheroic themes from Batman, Spiderman, The Incredibles, Superman and many more. There’ll even be some music from your favourite video games including Halo and Super Mario!

Come dressed as your favourite superhero.



Santa's Sleigh on Hope Street

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 11.30am & 2.30pm, Tuesday 22 December 2.30pm
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Michael Seal conductor
Alasdair Malloy presenter
Melody Makers and Liverpool Philharmonic Training Choir

What’s that sound - do you hear sleighbells? Could it be…? Well, it IS that time of year! And here at Liverpool Philharmonic we’re most definitely in the Christmas mood. Everyone’s here: the Orchestra, our wonderful Melody Makers and Liverpool Philharmonic Training Choir, our presenter Alasdair Malloy and conductor Michael Seal. All we need now is you, as we set off on a magical musical sleigh-ride towards Christmas, for all the family. have your photo taken with real live reindeer guests (before they head off to the North Pole to pull Santa’s sleigh) and you never know, a special someone with a white beard and a red coat might just drop by. Bring your best singing voice – and be ready to find out!



Family Classics with Vasily Petrenko

Sunday 21 February 2.30pm
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Vasily Petrenko conductor

A one-hour concert to introduce the younger audience to the world of the symphony orchestra, led by our dynamic Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko. The programme includes a rousing selection of favourites such as Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien, Ravel’s Mother Goose, and Khachaturian’s Sabre Dance from Gayane.

A perfect choice for children and adults aged 5+.



Symphonic Safari

Sunday 24 April 2.30pm
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Natalie Murray Beale conductor
Alasdair Malloy presenter

Come and join the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra on an animal adventure to meet all sorts of exciting creatures! expect some awesome animal antics as we encounter fur, feathers and fins from far and near with music to match.

Come dressed as your favourite animal and bring a cuddly animal toy to join in the fun!

Workshops

The whole family can get involved in our half-term music workshops at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Workshops are open to children aged 0-11 years, with parents, grandparents, siblings encouraged to join in. Led by musicians from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the workshops involve singing, creative music making and the opportunity to have a go on a range of musical instruments.

Family Arts Standards


We have signed up to the Family Arts Standards. We welcome families and to help you enjoy your experience we are committed to ensuring we meet these Standards. As we continue to improve our service for families your views are very important to us so please let us know if you have a good experience with us or tell us what you’d like us to improve.

Child watching a Family Concert

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