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In order to enter the venue for events from 1 September, you will need to demonstrate proof of COVID-19 status on arrival at the venue - find out more.

Archived Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Please note that in light of the new UK government coronavirus restrictions, this event has been cancelled.Arensky Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
Weber Clarinet Concerto No.2
Haydn Symphony No.94 in G major ‘Surprise’ 

Vasily Petrenko conductor
Julian Bliss clarinet

Arensky was so taken by the melody of Tchaikovsky’s song ‘Legend’ that he spun seven variations from it as a tribute to the composer. In the finale of his second clarinet concerto, Carl Maria von Weber took the inflections of the Polonaise dance to weave virtuosic runs and jumps into the solo clarinet line. But the rest of the concerto sparkles with brilliance too and Julian Bliss will make it sing and dance effortlessly. 

Joseph Haydn had a wicked sense of humour which he often took the liberty of exploiting to catch audiences out – be prepared!

Please note the capacity is limited (c. 390 seats total) and seating will be done on a socially distanced basis. Some single tickets are available to book online but if these are sold out online, please call the Box Office on 0151 709 3789.

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