Philharmonic Visits

Love Music? Love Liverpool Philharmonic?

Coaches leave Aughton Village Hall .............
........ for evening concerts ............ 6.15pm
  • Leader: Ann Robinson - 07751 971779 or by text or WhatsApp. No voicemail.
  • Coordinator: Currently - this position is vacant

Welcome to this season of our classical concert programme at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall – and its Chief Conductor – Domingo Hindoyan from Venezuela.

Proposed concerts for Liverpool Philharmonic Group 2024/25

This group aims to support the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. We try to attend a concert each month. We are grateful for the help of some lovely members who voted for the new programme – so we hope you will join us.

Seats are reserved in the rear circle.  However – seats in the stalls can be reserved and the cost adjusted accordingly. All seat prices include coach transfers. 

For further information re our concerts – please access the link to the RLPO

Thursday 5 July 2024:   For You Blue: Celebrating The Beatles Greatest Hits 1967-1970

Following on from two hugely successful collaborations (And in The End and It was 50 years ago today), The Bootleg Beatles and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra are coming together again. Their latest venture is a 50th anniversary celebration of The Beatles 1967-1970, affectionately known as The Blue Album.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra  – The Bootleg Beatles  –  Richard Balcombe – conductor

We have 15 reserved tickets for this concert. However, we must confirm bookings by the 4th June. So – if anyone is interested, please text Ann Robinson on 07751 971779 so that she can confirm the booking and arrange payment at Horizons on Thursday .
The cost will be £48 which will include the coach from Aughton Village Hall.

(This performance will be in the M&S Bank Arena)

Thursday 26 September:  Serenades.  

Dvorak – Wind Serenade:   Hindemith – Kammermusik No 5: Brahms-Serenade No. 2:  Nicholas Bootiman – viola.  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

(This performance will be in the Tung Auditorium)

Thursday 17 October:  Season Opening Concert.

Juan Bautista Plaza – Vigilia:   Strauss – Four Last Songs:   Mahler – Symphony No. 1:  Sarah Wegener – Soprano.  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

Saturday 9 November:  Sir Bryn in Belshazzar’s Feast.

Anna Meredith – Nautilus:   Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto:   Walton – Belshazzar’s Feast:   Sir Bryn Terfel – Bass Baritone.   Ning Feng – Violin.  Paul Whittaker OBE – BSL Interpreter.  Philharmonic Choir.   Adam Hickox – Conductor.

Thursday 5 December:   Tchaikovsky.

Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No 1:   Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker (Excerpts):  Simon Trpceski – piano.  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

Sunday 26 January 2025:  Leeds International Piano Competition Winner**.

* * To be announced in September 2024 following the competition final.   Bruckner – Symphony No. 9:  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

Thursday 13 February:   Shostakovich Symphony No. 6

Missy Mazzoli – River Rouge Transfiguration:   Brahms – Violin Concerto:  Shostakovich – Symphony No.6:   Alena Baeva – violin.   Lidiya Yankovskaya –  Conductor

Thursday 20 February:   Dream Team

Jose Pablo Moncayo – Huapango:   Stravinsky – Petrushka (1947):   Sarasate – Zigeunerweisen:   Daniel Freiberg – Historias de Flores y Tangos:   Pacho Flores – trumpet.  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

Thursday 20 March:   Eroica

Beethoven – Violin Concerto:    Beethoven – Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’:   Veronika Eberle – violin.  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

Thursday 3rd April:   From the New World

Mathilde Wantenaar – Prelude a une nuit Americaine:   Shostakovich – Piano Concerto No. 1:   Dvorak – Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’:   Anna Tsybuleva – piano.   Erina Yashima – Conductor

Saturday 17 May:   Elgar’s Cello Concerto

Roberto Sierra – Fandangos:   Elgar – Cello Concerto:   Rachmaninov – Symphonic Dances:   Pablo Ferrandez – cello.  Domingo Hindoyan – Conductor.

Thursday 5 June:   Mahler Symphony No. 4

Strauss – Don Juan:  Grace-Evangeline Mason – new work (world premiere): Mahler – Symphony No. 4:   Sophie Bevan MBE – soprano:   Ryan Wigglesworth – conductor.

Thursday 3 July:   White Nights

Weinberg – Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes:   Shostakovich – Suite for Variety Orchestra:   Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4:   Vasily  Petrenko – conductor

All concerts start at 7.30pm.  The cost (to follow) includes the coach which will leave Aughton Village Hall at 6.15pm 

Bookings can be made at Horizons Meetings in the Scout & Guide HQ – Thursday mornings from the 18th July – at the Philharmonic Table in the Aughton Room ie  the smaller hall.

Anyone unable to make Horizons – please contact me any time, Ann – group leader – see above – to make a booking. Each concert booked should be paid for with a separate cheque or with the card machine.  Please note: The Philharmonic now requires booking confirmation 4 weeks in advance and there can be a demand for tickets – so book early  to avoid disappointment. Cancellations will only be accepted up to then and the cheque returned. After that, if you cannot pass your ticket to a friend, we will try to resell it at Horizons. If we are unable to do so, there will be no refunds.

Ann Robinson – Philharmonic Visits Group Leader.

Last Updated on June 2, 2024

“It Was 50 Years Ago Today”

The Philharmonic Concerts Group enjoyed a special occasion on 31st May this year, marking 50 years since The Beatles’ “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” revolutionised popular music. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra teamed up with the well known Bootleg Beatles to recreate all the tracks on the famous album, plus a few more for good measure.

Last Updated on September 12, 2019