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ABBA on New Year's Eve

All your ABBA favourites, with a cast of West End's finest singers and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Planets I

Holst's The Planets, Bernstein's Suite, On the Waterfront and the UK premiere of Aaron Jay Kermis' Legacy for Solo Horn, Harp, Percussion and Strings, with Timothy Jackson, soloist and James Feddeck, conductor.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Winter Landscapes

Pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin takes on the mighty Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 with Andrew Manze conducting in a programme that also includes Sibelius' Symphony No. 2 and Stenhammer's 'Nocturne'.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Winter Landscapes

Pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin takes on the mighty Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 with Andrew Manze conducting in a programme that also includes Sibelius' Symphony No. 2 and Stenhammer's 'Nocturne'.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Planets II

Sunday matinee featuring Holst's The Planets, Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F, and Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine, conducted by James Feddeck

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Youth Ensembles

Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F and Lullaby, Delius' The Walk to the Paradise Garden, Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Prokofiev's "The Montagues...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Elgar's Enigma

Petrenko conducts Weber's Overture, Euryanthe, Brahms' Violin Concerto, Elgar's Enigma Variations and the world premiere of Stephen Pratt's Symphonies of Time and Tide.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvořák's Cello Concerto

Vasily Petrenko conducts Rachmaninov’s glorious Second Symphony and Dvořák’s Cello Concerto: written in the New World and performed tonight, for the first time in...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvořák's Cello Concerto

Vasily Petrenko conducts Rachmaninov’s glorious Second Symphony and Dvořák’s Cello Concerto: written in the New World and performed tonight, for the first time in...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Valentine's Classics

A night of the greatest love music ever written, with Ravel's Bolero, Prokofiev's Suite from Romeo and Juliet, and Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by Zhang Zuo.

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Pre-concert Classic Introduction

Classic Intro: Verdi's Requiem

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.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Eroica

Julian Rachlin conducts Rossini's Overture, The Thieving Magpie, Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococco Theme, Andante Cantabile for cello and orchestra, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Eroica

Julian Rachlin conducts Rossini's Overture, The Thieving Magpie, Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococco Theme, Andante Cantabile for cello and orchestra, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahler One

Anna Tsybuleva, winner of the 2015 Leeds Piano Competition, performs Schumann's Piano Concerto, in a programme with Mahler's Symphony No. 1, conducted by Joshua Weilerstein.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahler One

Anna Tsybuleva, winner of the 2015 Leeds Piano Competition, performs Schumann's Piano Concerto, in a programme with Mahler's Symphony No. 1, conducted by Joshua Weilerstein.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Turangalîla

Messiaen's mind-blowing Turangalila Symphony performed with soloists Steven Osborne, piano and Nathalie Forget, ondes martenot, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

John Williams at the Oscars

Hear John Williams favourites such as Star Wars, Jaws, and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone performed live.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

A Night at the Musicals

Ruthie Henshall takes centre stage alongside Sir Bryn Terfel with hits including 'Send in the Clowns', 'Don't Rain on My Parade', 'I Dreamed a Dream', 'If I were a...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

First Ladies of Swing: Ella, Lena and more

Swing into the festive season with Claire Teal, in this glittering salute to the American first ladies of swing, conducted by jazz legend Guy Barker.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Emperor

Artist-in-Residence Stephen Hough performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor, in a programme including Holst's Ode to Death, and Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 7, Sinfonia Antarctica, conducted by Andrew Manze.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Verdi's Requiem

Artist in Residence, Sir Bryn Terfel joins a starry team of soloists in Verdi's masterpiece, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Pictures at an Exhibition

Carlos Miguel Prieto conducts Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3 (Boris Giltburg, piano) and Mussorgsky's musical jewel-box, Pictures at an Exhibition

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Last Night of the Pops

Vasily Petrenko conducts a night of British classics, including Land of Hope and Glory, Jerusalem, Fantasia on British Sea Songs and more!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Best of the West End

Back by popular demand, all your West End favourites sung by West End stars– from Jesus Christ Superstar to Wicked, Jersey Boys to Phantom of the Opera, in full...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Petrenko's Shostakovich

Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, and Walton's Johannesburg Festival Overture, conducted by Vasily Petrenko, with Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Petrenko's Shostakovich

Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, and Walton's Johannesburg Festival Overture, conducted by Vasily Petrenko, with Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano.

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Opera North's Salome

Continuing Opera North’s successful series of dramatic concert stagings, Strauss’s most intense and shocking opera.

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Family Concerts

Spooktacular!

Come along in your devilish disguises and hear the Orchestra at their spookiest and spinechilling best in this concert combining the creepiest classics with a gruesome mix of all manner of haunting Halloween music.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Power of Love

Brahms' Symphony No. 2, Verdi's Overture, Luisa Miller, Dvorak's Romance for Violin and Orchestra, and Wagner's Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Fingal's Cave

Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave), Sibelius' Violin Concerto and Brahms' Symphony No 4, conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Fingal's Cave

Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave), Sibelius' Violin Concerto and Brahms' Symphony No 4, conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Shéhérazade

Ravel’s glittering showpiece Shéhérazade and Bartok's most popular orchestra work, Concerto for Orchestra, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Philip Glass: 80th Birthday

The UK premiere of Glass's Symphony No. 11, Scriabin's Symphony No. 2 and Dvorak's American Suite, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Post-concert Question Time

Q&A: Rhapsody in Blue

If you’ve ever left a concert wanting to learn more about the performers or repertoire performed, this is your chance to ask!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

New World Symphony

Sousa Marches, Ives 'Decoration Day', Weill 'Sing me not a Ballad', Gershwin Songs, Bernstein's Overture, Candide, Dvorak's 'Song to the Moon' and New World Symphony, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.

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Family Concerts

From Hamelin to Hogwarts

With a bit of help from 80 amazing Orchestra musicians, we’ll hear tales of Hamelin, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, the Cat in the Hat, Alice in Wonderland and...

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Discover the Classics

Gethyn Jones with Julian Rachlin

Gethyn Jones with Julian Rachlin, violin discuss the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Elgar's Serenade and Eroica concerts.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Lunchtime Learning

Music of Messiaen with Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko, linked to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Turangalîla concert.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Rhapsody

Vasily Petrenko conducts Walton's Partita, Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and the volcanic Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Lunchtime Learning

Music of Korngold, Delius, Respighi, and Stravinsky with Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko linked to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra The Birds concert.

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Discover the Classics

Tim Lihoreau with Guy Barker

Tim Lihoreau with Guy Barker discuss the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra First Ladies of Swing concert.

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Discover the Classics

Tim Lihoreau with Vasily Petrenko

Tim Lihoreau with Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko discuss the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Philip Glass 80th Birthday concert.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Lunchtime Learning

Music of Holst, Beethoven and Vaughan Williams with conductor Andrew Manze, linked to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Beethoven's Emperor concert.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Elgar's Serenade

Petrenko conducts Weber's Overture, Euryanthe, Elgar's Serenade for Strings and Enigma Variations. Julian Rachlin, violin, is soloist in Brahms' Violin Concerto.

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Family Concerts

All Aboard the Pirate Ship!

On our voyage, we’ll hear from Jack Sparrow, explore Fingal’s Cave, dance a hornpipe and sing a shanty or two – so why not grab a parrot, pop on an eye-patch and come...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Elgar's Cello Concerto

Narek Haknazaryan features in the Elgar's Cello Concerto, in a programme including Wagner's Overture, Rienzi and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, conducted by Ben Gernon.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Classic FM: Celebrating 25 Years

Your Classic FM favourites, including music by Handel, Bruch, Beethoven, Jenkins and Sibelius, presented by Bill Turnbull.

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Chamber Music

Steven Hough, piano

Works by Debussy, Schumann's Fantasie, Op. 17, and Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 23 , Appassionata.

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Close-Up Concerts

Jesús León, tenor and guitar

"León leaps up to that closing trio of top notes with all the swaggering confidence of the young Pavarotti’" - BBC Music Magazine

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Fantastic Dances

An evening of intoxicating rhythms, with Ravel's La Valse, Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier Suite, Bartok's Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra, and Turina's Danzas fantasticas, conducted by Lorenzo Viotti.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Lark Ascending

Classic FM's No. 1 favourite, The Lark Ascending, Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony, David Matthews Norfolk March and Overture, MacCunn's The Land of the Moutain and the Flood, conducted by Liverpool favourite, Andrew Manze.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Grieg's Piano Concerto

Vasily Petrenko conducts Walton's Partita, Grieg's Piano Concerto and the volcanic Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

A Russian Christmas

Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2, Prokofiev's Suite from Lieutenant Kije, Tchaikovsky's Suite from The Nutcracker, and works by Delius and Rimsky-Korsakov, conducted by Elim Chan.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

A Russian Christmas

Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2, Prokofiev's Suite from Lieutenant Kije, Tchaikovsky's Suite from The Nutcracker, and works by Delius and Rimsky-Korsakov, conducted by Elim Chan.

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Post-concert Question Time

Q&A: New World Symphony

If you’ve ever left a concert wanting to learn more about the performers or repertoire performed, this is your chance to ask!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Beethoven's best known symphony - his Fifth - features in a stellar lineup of classics including Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1, Korngold's Cello Concerto and Brahms'...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Beethoven's best known symphony - his Fifth - features in a stellar lineup of classics including Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1, Korngold's Cello Concerto and Brahms'...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Vertigo: Film with Live Orchestra

Alfred Hitchcock's classic tale of 1950s San Francisco and James Stewart's obsession with a mysterious woman, performed live with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Mozart's Requiem

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir stars in Mozart's haunting Requiem, conducted by Maxim Emelyanchev.

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Post-concert Question Time

Q&A: Turangalîla

If you’ve ever left a concert wanting to learn more about the performers or repertoire performed, this is your chance to ask!

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Chamber Music

Ensemble 10/10

Works by Stravinsky, Kats-Chernin, Clyne, Lentz, Kerem and Scriabin/Oliver Knussen, conducted by Jessica Cottis.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto

Artist-in-Residence Stephen Hough performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, in a programme including Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, and Beethoven's Overture, Egmont,...

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Chamber Music

Khatia Buniatishvilli, piano

Brahms' Piano Sonata No. 3, Liszt's Rhapsodie espagnole, Tchaikovsky's Suite, Nutcracker and Stravinsky's Three Dances from The Firebird.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas tradition on Hope Street, featuring the full Orchestra and choirs in Yuletide music for the whole family, presented by Classic FM's John Suchet. Always a sell out, so book early!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas tradition on Hope Street, featuring the full Orchestra and choirs in Yuletide music for the whole family, presented by Classic FM's John Suchet. Always a sell out, so book early!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas tradition on Hope Street, featuring the full Orchestra and choirs in Yuletide music for the whole family, presented by Classic FM's John Suchet. Always a sell out, so book early!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas tradition on Hope Street, featuring the full Orchestra and choirs in Yuletide music for the whole family, presented by Classic FM's John Suchet. Always a sell out, so book early!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas tradition on Hope Street, featuring the full Orchestra and choirs in Yuletide music for the whole family, presented by Classic FM's John Suchet. Always a sell out, so book early!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas tradition on Hope Street, featuring the full Orchestra and choirs in Yuletide music for the whole family, presented by Classic FM's John Suchet. Always a sell out, so book early!

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto

Artist-in-Residence Stephen Hough performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, in a programme including Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.5, and Li Huanzhi's Spring Festival...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir

Carmina Burana

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Ian Tracey and Alison White, stars in Orff's Carmina Burana, Pärt's Songs from Childhood and Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes for choir and piano duet.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Lunchtime Learning

Music of David Matthews, Vaughan Williams and MacCunn with conductor Andrew Manze linked to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra The Lark Ascending concert.

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Youth Ensembles

Music Industry Careers Day

Join us for an interactive day that will give you an insight into performing, conducting, composition,
management, and technical/production.

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Chamber Music

Diotima Quartet

Szymanowski's String Quartet No.2, Ravel's String Quartet and Schubert's String Quartet No. 15.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Rhapsody in Blue

Pianist, composer and living jazz legend Julian Joseph performs Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Duke Ellington's Night Creature and Symphonic Stories Suite for Piano and Orchestra with his Trio. Iain Bellamy plays Set for Saxophone and Orchestra by Liverpool composer Gary Carpenter. Clark Rundell conducts.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's First Piano Concerto

Stephen Hough performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, in a programme including Mozart's Overture, The Abduction from the Seraglio, Debussy's Iberia, and La Mer,...

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Discover the Classics

Tim Lihoreau with Anthony Gabriele

Tim Lihoreau with conductor Anthony Gabriele discuss the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Vertigo: Film with Live Orchestra concert.

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Pre-concert Classic Introduction

Classic Intro: Mahler One

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.

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Lunchtime Learning

Music of Turina, Bartók, Ravel and Strauss with conductor Lorenzo Viotti, linked to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Fantastic Dances concert.

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Chamber Music

Zen Trio

Haydn's Piano Trio No. 10, Dvořák's'Dumky' Trio, and Brahms' Piano Trio No.1, Op. 8, performed by Esther Yoo, violin, Narek Haknarayan, cello and Zhang Zuo, piano.

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Chamber Music

Pavel Haas Quartet

Dvorak's String Quartet No. 14 and Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 2

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Birds

Stravinsky's The Firebird, Respighi's Suite, The Birds, and works by Delius and Korngold, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Close-Up Concerts

Piano Circus

Works by Max Richter, Steve Reich, David Lang, Marc-Andre Hamelin, and Graham Fitkin.

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Post-concert Question Time

Q&A: Winter Landscapes

If you’ve ever left a concert wanting to learn more about the performers or repertoire performed, this is your chance to ask!

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Chamber Music

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 23, 'Appasionata', Samuil Feinberg's Piano Sonatas No. 1 and 4, and Schubert's Fantasy.

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The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers

Islands in the Stream

Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!

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