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What’s on

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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Preston Reed

One of the greatest and most influential guitarists in the world, Preston Reed has been captivating audiences globally for almost three decades.

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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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The League of Welldoers

A benefit concert featuring your compere Tony Ravel plus eight other well-known Liverpool entertainers.

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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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Trembling Bells

The Glasgow based quintet bring their psych folk, with a brand new album Dungeness.

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Petrenko's Brahms I

Strauss's Four Last Songs, Nielsen Overture’s, Maskarade, and Brahms Symphony No.1 conducted by Vasily Petrenko with soprano Miah Persson.

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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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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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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40th Anniversary Tour

Blowzabella

Bands across Europe who experiment with folk music often cite Blowzabella as a major influence - much loved and respected; there is no one else quite like them!

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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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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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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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The Road I Call Home Tour

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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Ragged Union

Formed in the winter of 2013, Ragged Union have made a name for themselves as an ‘updated-traditional’ original bluegrass band.

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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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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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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Liverpool Irish Festival

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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Liverpool Irish Festival

The Hot Sprockets

Take some good-time revolutionary spirit, add a pinch of psychedelic flavour, simmer it down with some indie soul and you are somewhere close to the cosmic vibe of The Hot Sprockets.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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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Slow Moving Clouds

Slow Moving Clouds bring together roots in the Irish and Nordic folk traditions with post-punk drones, baroque strings, and soaring falsetto vocals – creating an immersive, atmospheric sound unlike anything you’ve heard before.

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Lunchtime Concert

Pixels Ensemble

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

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Liverpool Irish Festival

Lankum

Lankum's repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the Traveller tradition, traditional Irish and American dance tunes, and their own original material.

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Liverpool Irish Festival

Marc O'Reilly

With gritty sonic depth, Irish songwriter Marc O’Reilly attacks his muse with a bipolar verve that swings from reflection to sheer riotous joy.

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Little Notes

Your child will explore pitch and rhythm, using songs and activities to help them develop their creativity.

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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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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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Owen Jones: Building a New Britain

How do we build a new Britain and a new world free of the injustice that currently defines it? In our historic, turbulent times, we must debate it.

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Keith James in Concert

The Songs of Nick Drake

For over a decade, singer and guitarist Keith James has amazed audiences with his stunningly beautiful and highly acclaimed The Songs of Nick Drake concert series.

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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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Liverpool Irish Festival

Stephen James Smith

Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today.

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One Man Stranger Things

Talented Canadian actor Charles Ross single-handedly recreates season one of the Netflix sensation; all the characters, dialogue, special effects, music & eggos in...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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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Catfish Keith

Cutting-edge blues singer, songwriter and bottleneck slide guitarist brings his innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta blues and American roots music.

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chamber music

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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Coffee Concert

Troika Klezmer Kabaret

Experience a rip-roaring jazz odyssey, with music from Yiddish Odessa to Cossack Russia and 1930s Paris.

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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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Troubadour Songs

Jack Lukeman

Multi award-winning artist Jack Lukeman is famous for his astounding voice, powerful songs and passionate live shows.

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FILM SCREENING

Sir Cliff Richard in Concert

Following his sold out concert at Liverpool Philharmonic, this special screening of Sir Cliff’s 60th Anniversary Tour includes greatest hits from across his six...

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chamber music

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...

St George's Hall Concert Room

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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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Bruce Cockburn

Few recording artists are as creative and prolific as Bruce Cockburn. Since his self-titled debut in 1970, the Canadian singer-songwriter has released an astonishing 33 albums.

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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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Sheelanagig

Quintet Sheelanagig bring their array of foot-stomping folk tunes, a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments, furious dance medleys and interestingly arranged original pieces to Music Room.

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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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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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