Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Classical Concerts

Throughout April and May Liverpool Philharmonic Hall have a wonderful program of classical concerts. And, on the day of the concert senior citizens may purchase half-priced tickets, in person only, at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Box Office. Standby tickets are subject to availability and if there are only a small number of tickets remaining for a concert, standby tickets will not be available.

 

Thursday 28 April 2016 7:30 pm – Rhapsody

Fantasy, humour, dazzling fireworks and a tune to die for… there’s a good reason why Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is quite simply one of the most popular piano works ever written.

Szymanowski Concert Overture, Op.12
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor (orchestrated by Schoenberg)
Jacek Kaspszyk conductor
Niu Niu piano

Tickets £14, £20, £26, £31, £40

 

Friday 13 May 2016 7:30 pm – Flute and Harp

Fantasy, humour, dazzling fireworks and a tune to die for… there’s a good reason why Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is quite simply one of the most popular piano works ever written.

Rossini Overture, Il Signor Bruschino
Mozart Concerto for Flute and Harp
Mendelssohn Symphony No.3 ‘Scottish’
Andrew Manze conductor
Catrin Finch harp
Cormac Henry flute

Tickets £14, £20, £26, £31, £40

Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto is out to charm you, and if anyone can bring out its hidden depths, Artist in Residence Catrin Finch can – together with the Orchestra’s own Principal Flute Cormac Henry.

 

Saturday 21 May 2016 7:30 pm – Songs of Lamentation

Nothing quite prepares you for Das Klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation), Gustav Mahler’s first masterpiece is a grand, gothic choral folk-tale filled with woodland magic, haunting melodies and – of course – heaven-storming climaxes. If you love Mahler’s symphonies, you’ve simply got to hear this.

Richard Strauss First Interlude from Intermezzo
Shostakovich From Jewish Folk Poetry
Mahler Das Klagende Lied (revised version)
The performance of Das Klagende Lied has been made possible by the financial support from Robin Bloxsidge and Nick Riddle.
Vasily Petrenko conductor
Olga Mykytenko soprano
Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
Alexey Kosarev tenor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir

Tickets £14, £20, £26, £31, £40

 

Thursday 26 May 2016 7:30 pm – Daphnis et Chloé

This concert is positively drenched in colour – from Messiaen’s own sacred stillness and ecstatic joy, to a ravishing new work by his Chinese-born pupil Qigang Chen, music director of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony.

Messiaen Les Offrandes Oubliées
Chausson Poème
Ravel Tzigane
Qigang Chen Luan Tan (Variations for Orchestra)
UK Premiere
Commissioned by Liverpool Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Radio France
Ravel Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No.2
Alexandre Bloch conductor
Nemanja Radulović violin

Tickets £14, £20, £26, £31, £40

 

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