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RURA

Fiddle, Highland pipes, whistle, flute, bodhran, guitar and voice from award-winning Scots.

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George Benson

Legendary ten-time Grammy Award and NEA Jazz Master winner George Benson, whose career covers five decades, returns to Liverpool Philharmonic.

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Liverpool Welsh Choral

Spirit of Liverpool

A major charity gala event as part of Liverpool's special year 2018, highlighting the city's rich past and dynamic future through an exciting variety of music and narration.

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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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The East Pointers

JUNO Award winners, The East Pointers, are fiddler/singer Tim Chaisson, banjoist Koady Chaisson and guitarist Jake Charron - a power trio known for mixing dynamic transatlantic Celtic sounds with three-part harmonies.

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The Dire Straits Experience

Featuring former member Chris White, classic Dire Straits songs, in all their ambition, grandeur and aching beauty, are once again presented live for the fans that...

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Musical Beginnings

The newly established Resonate Youth Philharmonic, along with Resonate's Let's Play Ensemble and Resonate Brass Band, present this showcase of their music making this year.

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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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Port Sunlight Sea Dogs

Port Sunlight Sea Dogs promise mildly raucous working songs, lusty choruses and wistful ballads of homes far away.

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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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75th Anniversary

Crosby Symphony Orchestra

After last year’s sensational debut performance with Crosby Symphony Orchestra, William Bracken returns in a performance of Gershwin’s famous Rhapsody in...

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The Shape of Water

From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes this other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962.

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Shéhérazade

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

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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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Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival

Emel Mathlouthi

Tunisian singer-songwriter and producer Emel Mathlouthi rose to global acclaim after her 2007 recording 'Kelmti Horra (My Word Is Free)' earned her the title 'voice of the Tunisian revolution'.

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Liverpool Philharmonic Children’s Choirs and In Harmony Liverpool present

Stars and Stripes

In Harmony Liverpool, Liverpool Philharmonic Children’s Choir and Melody Makers present a fun-filled celebration of songs and music from the USA.

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Liverpool Arab Arts Festival

What Do I Know?

Premiering at Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, What Do I Know? is a new performance piece looking at the effects of war in Yemen.

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Acoustic Tour 2018

Levellers

Celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2018, Brighton folk-punk band Levellers are touring in the Spring around the release of an acoustic album We The Collective.

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Heidi Talbot & John McCusker

Two of folk music's most highly regarded and celebrated musicians, John McCusker and Heidi Talbot, are joining forces for the first time as a duo to celebrate their...

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Young DaDaFest Music

Young DaDaFest Music is an annual celebration of the talents of young disabled and D/deaf artists aged 12 to 30.

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The Hunger Games in Concert

One of the most successful film franchises of the last decade,The Hunger Gamescomes to Liverpool Philharmonic for a unique cinematic concert experience.

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An Evening with

David Sedaris

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s preeminent humour writers.

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An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with

Graham Nash

Legendary singer-songwriter and Grammy award winner, Graham Nash comes to Liverpool Philharmonic for an intimate evening of songs and stories.

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Summer Show

Ian Prowse

Often cited as favourite gig of the year, 2018 sees the 10th anniversary of Ian Prowse's Summer shows at Liverpool Philharmonic with songs from every part of Ian's 25 year career.

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An Evening with

Ant Middleton

Ant Middleton, adventurer, survival expert, TV presenter, ex elite forces soldier, shares his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer and expedition leader.

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FARA

Following their debut release Cross The Line in 2016, Orcadian folk Quartet FARA are touring the UK to coincide with the October 2018 release of their second album.

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One Man's Story

One Man’s Story tells the life story of Mr. ‘Bongo’ Eddie Folk, both percussionist and front man for the acclaimed American musical band Kid Creole and the Coconuts for over 30 years.

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Glyndebourne Festival screening

Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro

Glyndebourne’s highly-acclaimed production of Le nozze di Figaro will be shown at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall this autumn.

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Close Up Concert

The Art of Change: Suffrage

With 100 years of suffrage in the UK, The Art of Change explore the stories that led to this historical moment.

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Alexandra Burke

A decade after winning The X Factor, pop sensation Alexandra Burke will be embarking on her The Truth Is UK tour.

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Sister Act Live Choir

See the brilliant film Sister Act like never before, on a large screen accompanied by a live 35-piece gospel choir and band.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

John Williams’ iconic score for Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark will be played live in its entirety by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra conducted by...

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Opening Night

Nielsen Overture, Maskarade, Piano Concerto, Brahms Symphony No.1 conducted by Vasily Petrenko with Leeds International Piano Competition winner

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Joan Armatrading

Joan’s Armatrading's 2018 tour is only her second solo tour in her 46 year career in music. With brand new material, plus all your favourite classics from the past, get ready for an unmissable evening with Joan.

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Petrenko's Brahms I

 Iain Bell’s Aurora for coloratura soprano and orchestra, Nielsen Overture’s, Maskarade, Richard Strauss’ Songs: Das Rosenband, Standchen, Wiegenlied, Zueignung and Brahms Symphony No.1 conducted by Vasily Petrenko with soprano Diana Damrau.

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An Audience with Simon Reeve

This show includes exclusive multi-media footage and a Question & Answer session. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to see Simon for the first time - live and...

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Chamber Music

Anderson & Roe pianos

‘To make classical music a relevant and powerful force in society’ – that’s the self-proclaimed artistic mission of piano duo Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe.

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Serenade to Music

Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto William Lawes’ Consort Music amd Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No.9 conducted by Andrew Manze conductor with violinist James Ehnes .

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Close Up Concert

Anderson & Roe piano duo

Anderson & Roe present their own arrangements of the works of Mozart, Michael Jackson, Simon & Garfunkel and Bernstein

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Rip It Up

Following the smash hit success of Rip It Up Dancing Through The 50s last year, Rip It Up brings the fabulous soundtrack of the 1960s to life in an explosion of song and dance!

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Close Up Concert

Anderson & Roe piano duo

Anderson & Roe present their own arrangements of the works of Mozart, Michael Jackson, Simon & Garfunkel and Bernstein

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Family Concert

Beat This!!

This concert features percussionist and director, Alasdair Malloy and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s dynamic percussion section as they drum up a storm in a pulsing percussive party.

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Daniel O'Donnell

It’s no surprise that Daniel O’Donnell is one of the best loved artists, both at home and abroad. Daniel has reached the UK Artist Albums Chart with more than 38 albums and has amassed 32 Top 30 albums.

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Two Pianos

Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Mozart’s Concerto for two pianos in E flat, Tubin’s Estonian Dance Suite, Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 conducted by Anu Tali with Anderson & Roe.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Two Pianos

Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Mozart’s Concerto for two pianos in E flat, Tubin’s Estonian Dance Suite, Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 conducted by Anu Tali with Anderson & Roe.

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Elles Bailey

Elles Bailey has a talent for crafting and seamlessly weaving rootsy blues, country, and soulful rock, with a contemporary edge.

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The Musical Box

The Musical Box, famed for their historically faithful re-enactments of Genesis return to Liverpool Philharmonic with a brand new show, exploring the world and music of early Genesis.

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Family Concert Especially for Under 5s

Blast Off!

Help astronaut Claire Henry and musicians from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to power the rocket and blast off into space!

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Family Concert Especially for Under 5s

Blast Off!

Help astronaut Claire Henry and musicians from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to power the rocket and blast off into space!

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At Last: The Etta James Story

Starring the sensational Vika Bull and joined on stage by some of Australia’s finest and funkiest musicians, At Last: The Etta James Story tells the story of soul...

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58-18=60TH TOUR

Sir Cliff Richard

With 103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts, Britain’s ‘Ultimate Pop Star’ Sir Cliff Richard will be celebrating his 60th Anniversary in the music business.

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Richard Thompson

World renowned guitarist and singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has announced an extensive UK tour for October and November 2018.

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Chamber Music

Ensemble 10/10: 21st Birthday Concert

As Ensemble 10/10 turns 21, and Estonia celebrates 100 years of independence, this is a portrait of a small nation with a big musical voice.

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The Custodian Tour

Miles Hunt

The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt embarks on a solo acoustic tour of the UK this year under the guise of The Custodian.

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Luca Stricagnoli

Acoustic guitarist Luca Stricagnoli, born and raised in Italy, brings his enthusiastic energy and unique style and innovative playing techniques to Music Room as part of his eagerly anticipated full UK and Ireland Tour.

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On the Waterfront: Film with Live Orchestra

Experience a thrilling new presentation of this iconic film and winner of eight Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra plays...

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My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine return to Liverpool Philharmonic following the release of their incredible new album Still Testifying, described by Uncut magazine as ‘where gospel, country and southern soul happily collide.’

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Caro Emerald

Following 5 star reviews and sold out shows, the gorgeous and stylish Caro Emerald is back with a brand new live UK tour for 2018.

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Petrenko's Brahms II

Hindemith’s Overture, Cupid and Psyche, Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 and Brahms’ Symphony No.2 conducted by Vasily Petrenko with pianist George Li piano

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Ye Vagabonds

Expect harmony rich folk music, influenced by Irish traditional music, Appalachian singing, and the 1960's folk revival.

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Level 42

Hit makers Level 42 will embark on a 19-date Eternity Tour, featuring special guests The Blow Monkeys, following last year’s sell-out shows in the UK and Europe.

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40th anniversary of Power in the Darkness

Tom Robinson

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of his album Power In The Darkness, Tom is hitting the road with his band to perform the entire album live.

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30th Anniversary Tour

Soul II Soul

Iconic British band Soul II Soul will embark on a UK tour to mark of the 30 years of their hugely influential success, and paying tribute to their legendary debut album, Club Classics Vol 1.

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Brahms Requiem

Hindemith’s Overture, Cupid and Psyche, Mozart’s Exsultate jubilate and Brahms’ A German Requiem conducted by Vasily Petrenko joined by soprano Louise Alder, baritone Andrew Foster-Williams and Huddersfield Choral Society

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Lunchtime Concert

Pixels Ensemble

Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, 'Trout' performed by Pixels Ensemble.

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Celtic Country

This wonderful show brings together the very best of Irish and Scottish artists with their own style of Country music, plus a hint of American Country.

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Romeo and Juliet

Shchedrin’s Concerto for Orchestra No.1 (Naughty Limericks), Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto and Prokofiev’s Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet conducted by Vasily Petrenko with violinist Nemanja Radulović.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Romeo and Juliet

Shchedrin’s Concerto for Orchestra No.1 (Naughty Limericks), Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto and Prokofiev’s Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet conducted by Vasily Petrenko with violinist Nemanja Radulović.

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The Robert Cray Band

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter and five time Grammy winner, Robert Cray returns to the UK in support following the success of his most recent album Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm.

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Psycho: Film with Live Orchestra

The stabbing violins of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho have become the soundtrack to all our nightmares. So this Halloween, what better way to give yourself the fright of...

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Maximum Rhythm and Blues

Join the legendary The Manfreds and Georgie Fame for a fabulous evening of rhythm and blues nostalgia.

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Ensemble 10/10: Frankenstein

James Wishart’s 23 Songs for a Mad Woman HK Gruber’s Frankenstein!! Conducted by Clark Rundell with voice Louise Ashcroft and chansonnier Boudewijn Ruigrok

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Kacey Musgraves

Kacey will embark on the Oh, What A World: Tour in support of her highly-anticipated fourth studio album Golden Hour.

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Queen Greatest Hits

Queen Extravaganza

Hear all of Queen’s greatest hits when Queen Extravaganza, the ‘official’ tribute band created by Roger Taylor and Brian May, return to the UK in late 2018.

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WW1 Poets and Music: Anthem for Doomed Youth

With poetry by Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves and of course Owen himself, plus music by Ravel and his wartime contemporaries, this should be a uniquely intimate...

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Elgar Cello Concerto

Gary Carpenter’s Willie Stock, Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin and Ravel’s La Valse conducted by Andrew Manze with Artists in Residence Sheku Kanneh-Mason

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Russell Watson

Having sold more than seven million albums worldwide, Russell Watson is firmly established as the UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist of all time. 

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Liverpool Cathedral

Britten War Requiem

Britten’s War Requiem conducted by Andrew Manze with soprano Susanne Bernhard, tenor Ed Lyon baritone Benjamin Appl with NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Liverpool Cathedral Choir and the Knabenchor Hannover.

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Homotopia Festival 2018

John Waters: This Filthy World

'This Filthy World' is John Waters’ one-man show, a ‘vaudeville’ act that celebrates the film career and tastes of the man, that William Burroughs once called ‘The...

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