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

Get more from the music

Our free pre-concert talks and interviews with visiting artists are a great way to get more out of the performance.

The talks are free to all ticket holders, start at 6.15pm and last about 30 minutes.

Upcoming Classic Intros


Thursday 8 October

Composer Robin Holloway whose piece, ‘Europa and the Bull’ for Tuba and Orchestra is premiered tonight in conversation with Angela Heslop from BBC Radio Merseyside.

Thursday 12 November

Norman Lebrecht, one of the most widely-read commentators on music, culture and politics, regular presenter on BBC Radio 3 and author of Why Mahler? returns to Liverpool to speak about Mahler’s Sixth Symphony.

Thursday 5 May

Conductor Andrew Manze in conversation with Angela Heslop from BBC Radio Merseyside.

Post-concert Discussions

We’re delighted to continue our series of very popular post-concert discussions this season. This is your chance to ask questions of worldfamous artists and hear their perspectives on music. The events are free to all ticket holders and sessions begin in the Grand Foyer 15 minutes after the concert ends.

Thursday 8 October

Conductor Andrew Manze, composer Robin Holloway and tuba player Robin Haggart.

Thursday 15 October

Conductor Gustavo Gimeno and cellist Harriet Krijgh.

Thursday 26 November

Conductor/Violinist and Artist in Residence, Julian Rachlin.

Thursday 18 February

Composer/Principal Horn player Timothy Jackson, conductor Vasily Petrenko and pianist Simon Trpčeski.

Saturday 19 March

Artists in Residence The Unthanks and conductor Clark Rundell.

Thursday 7 April

Violinist Tai Murray and Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko.

Thursday 9 June

Harpist and Artist in Residence Catrin Finch and Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko.

The main auditorium, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

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