Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Visits 2020
Saturday 4 January: Messiah. Sofi Jeannin conductor.
Jeanine De Bisque – soprano: Jennifer Johnston – mezzo soprano: Oliver Johnston – tenor: William Thomas – bass: RLP Choir. £34.00. Coach will leave AVH at 5.45pm.
Sunday 26 January – 2.30pm: Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. Vasily Petrenko conductor.
Rossini – Overture, William Tell: Vaughan Williams -The Lark Ascending: Schubert Songs – sung by Benjamin Appl – Baritone: Beethoven – Symphony No.6: . Coach will leave AVH at 1.15pm. We are trying a Sunday Concert without lunch.
Sunday 16 February – 2.30pm: Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra with Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Beethoven – Symphony No.1 – Andrew Manze conductor
Mahler – Totenfeier: Faure – Elegie for Cello and Orchestra: Copland – Danzon Cubano: – Simon Emery conductor. Price TBA – approx £36.00. This includes lunch plus Seats in the Grand Circle.
Another experiment – we are trying a Sunday Concert with the youth Orchestra – which have better seats at a cheaper price – and include lunch at a venue TBA.
Thursday 26 March: Ode to Joy. Nathalie Stutzmann conductor
Brahms – Nanie: Wagner – Act 1 Prelude from Parsifal: Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 ‘Choral’. Ekaterina Siurina – soprano: Jennifer Johnston – mezzo soprano: Bror Magnus Todenes – tenor: Leon Kosavic – baritone. RLP Choir. £29.00
Thursday 23 April: Petrenko’s Mahler IV. Vasily Petrenko conductor
Beethoven – Ah! Perfido – Susanne Bernhard – soprano: Beethoven – Piano Concerto No.4 – played by Boris Giltburg: Mahler – Symphony No.4 – £34.00
Thursday 14 May: Nobu Plays Rachmaninov. Vasily Petrenko conductor
Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No. 3 – played by Nobuyuki Tsujii: Falla – The Three-Cornered Hat. £34.00
Coach leaves Aughton Village Hall at 6.15pm for most evening concerts.
Bookings are taken at the Horizons meetings for this season’s RLPO concerts – the table closes at 11.00am. Each concert booked should be paid for with a separate cheque. Please note: The Philharmonic now requires booking confirmation 4 weeks in advance. So to ensure your seat, please book early. Cancellations will only be accepted up to then. 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. Anyone finding it difficult to get to Horizons – please contact the Group Leader – Ann Robinson – and arrangements can be made to book by post.