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What’s on

THE XYZ TOUR 2017

ABC

ABC have announced a brand new UK tour performing all their greatest hits. This new full band show will also see them being joined by non-other than Kid Creole and The Coconuts.

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Doug MacLeod

Doug MacLeod learned from the old masters, lived the music, survived the life and carries forward a valuable tradition

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Squeeze

Following the success of their North American tour in 2016 and the incredible reception to their latest album Cradle To The Grave, the South-London legends embark on a major UK tour.

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Catfish Keith

 This concert tour celebrates Catfish's 25th Anniversary of touring the UK, and his 46th Overseas Tour!

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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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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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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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Duke Special

On this very special tour, Duke Special will be performing songs and music based on the poetry of influential and renowned Belfast writer Michael Longley.

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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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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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John Smith

Acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter John Smith embarks on a UK & European tour.

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Jon Ronson’s Psychopath Night

Is it true that psychopaths rule the world? Or have we gone labelling-crazy? In Psychopath Night, Jon recounts the adventure of a lifetime - the funny, terrifying...

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Billy Bragg: Bridges Not Walls

Billy Bragg, in one-man Clash mode, will perform songs from his 30+ year career, some pertinent covers by his heroes and mentors and some freshly minted songs about...

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Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita

Transparent Water is the beautiful new collaboration between grammy-nominated pianist, composer and bandleader Omar Sosa, and the award-winning Senegalese kora master...

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Goldie

Goldie will bring together members of the Heritage Orchestra as well as special guests, to perform tracks live from his iconic repertoire as well as material from his highly-anticipated, forthcoming album The Journey Man.

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Album Launch

Mawkin

Launching their new album Down Among the Dead Men and following their support with Bellowhead; Mawkin return with rebel rousing folk songs and instrumentals, modernising traditional material with their own touch.

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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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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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Alison Moyet

‘Other’ is the brand new album by pop legend and relentless explorer Alison Moyet.

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Victoria and Abdul

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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Verdi's Falstaff

Verdi's comic masterpiece starring Sir Bryn Terfel and Rebecca Evans in a concert staging of the opera, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Jake Bugg

Jake’s stunning new album Hearts That Strain will be released on 1 September and to coincide, he is embarking on an intimate solo acoustic tour

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Africa Oyé 25th Anniversary and Mellowtone

Blick Bassy

The Cameroonian singer-songwriter presents his new album as part of Africa Oyé's Silver Anniversary.

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Verdi's Falstaff

Verdi's comic masterpiece starring Sir Bryn Terfel and Rebecca Evans in a concert staging of the opera, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

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Peggy Seeger

At 82 she is the undisputed queen of folk and political song with a charisma that shines as brightly as ever.

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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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Celebration of Life 2017

Following on from the success of last year’s Celebration of Life, Thomas Lang and Jennifer John present a concert to raise funds for Sahir House.

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Chris Rea

Legendary singer-songwriter Chris Rea will be returning to Liverpool as part of his ‘Road Songs For Lovers’ European tour. With an almost 40-year career under his belt you can expect a night filled with gorgeous rock ballads from one of the world’s finest musicians.

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Greatest Hits

The Stylistics

The Stylistics with their charisma, style and harmony, evolved into one of the best-selling soul groups ever return to the UK.

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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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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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Seafoam Green & Mellowtone

The Last Waltz

Celebrating the anniversary of The Band's last ever concert, Seafoam Green & Mellowtone perform songs from the very setlist on that day in 1976.

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The Moulettes

Moulettes are a Brighton based British band of multi-instrumentalists with 2 part harmony female vocals, amplified Cello, Auto-Harp, Electric Guitar, Drums, Bass and Synths and samples woven into an incomparable alt.pop/rock/ folk universe.

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Laughterhouse

Laughterhouse brings you another amazing night of entertainment, featuring six giants of comedy. 

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Lau

Brilliant musicians, thrilling performers, free-thinking visionaries and all-round good chaps as well…small wonder Lau are regarded as the epicentre of the new folk boom.

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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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Jon Richardson - The Old Man

The British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats is complaining about the state of the world and offering no solutions.

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Kate Rusby at Christmas

With a career spanning  25 years in music, Kate Rusby is one of the finest interpreters of traditional folk songs and one of the most emotive original songwriters -...

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Chamber Music

Stile Antico

A Tudor Christmas, with music of Byrd, Tallis, Robert White, John Sheppard and more.

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Christmas with The Overtones

The Overtones’ Christmas tour has become a staple fixture in everyone’s Christmas party season, and 2017 will be no different when they return to Liverpool...

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Christmas with Katherine Jenkins

Start your Christmas celebration in style with singing sensation Katherine Jenkins, as she performs a magnificent concert of seasonal music and songs.

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Connie Lush

Her incredible stage presence and powerful vocal have also been recognised overseas as she was twice voted ‘European Blues Vocalist of the Year’ by the Blues Trophies Awards.

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Family Concerts

Sing-Along with Santa!

Christmas treat filled with seasonal songs that simply everyone will know. Plus a few surprises too – whether you’ve been naughty or nice!

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Family Concerts

Sing-Along with Santa!

Christmas treat filled with seasonal songs that simply everyone will know. Plus a few surprises too – whether you’ve been naughty or nice!

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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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Family Concerts

Sing-Along with Santa!

Christmas treat filled with seasonal songs that simply everyone will know. Plus a few surprises too – whether you’ve been naughty or nice!

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Family Concerts

Sing-Along with Santa!

Christmas treat filled with seasonal songs that simply everyone will know. Plus a few surprises too – whether you’ve been naughty or nice!

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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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Raymond Gubbay presents

Carols by Candlelight

Celebrate in elegant style with this exquisite concert of carols and seasonal classics staged in full 18th-century costume in an evocative candle-lit style setting.

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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

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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Liverpool Welsh Choral

Christmas Crackers

Sparkles, suprises and smiles with the Liverpool Welsh Choral, starring Liverpool's very own Danielle Thomas plus the Northop Silver Band.

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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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It's A Wonderful Life

The film which is now a cult classic is one of the most enduring of all Christmas traditions.

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It's A Wonderful Life

The film which is now a cult classic is one of the most enduring of all Christmas traditions.

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Raymond Gubbay presents

Zimmer vs Williams

The very best scores from the two greatest film composers of the 20th Century.

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Happiness Show

Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd is an icon and national treasure who has been entertaining audiences for a lifetime of happiness and laughter.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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 Philhaarmonic Orchestra

Messiah

Nicholas Kraemer conducts the annual performance of Handel's Messiah in an inspirational start to the New Year.

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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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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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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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Raymond Gubbay presents

Johann Strauss Gala

The giddy romance and gilded ballrooms of old Vienna are brought to life by the music of the King of the Waltz & friends and glorious costumes of the period.

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Chamber Music

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 23, Appassionata, Samuil Feinberg's Piano Sonatas No. 1 and 4, and Schumann's Fantasie in C major, Op. 17.

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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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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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Raymond Gubbay presents

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The UK’s most renowned big band swings you back in time playing Glenn Miller’s own arrangements of favourite wartime chart-toppers and hits from the forties directed by legendary band leader Ray McVay.

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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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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

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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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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Dear Esther Live

A deserted landscape, memories of a fatal crash...The acclaimed video game brought to life with play-through of the game on-screen accompanied by live performance of composer Jessica Curry’s powerful score.

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