What's on

March 2017

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Petrenko's Mahler

Petrenko conducts Mahler’s tender orchestral love letter, Symphony No.5 paired with music by his childhood friend, Hugo Wolf.

Pre-Concert Classic Introduction

Classic Intro: Petrenko's Mahler

Our free pre-concert talks and interviews with visiting artists are a great way to get more out of the performance. The talks are free to all ticket holders.

Revolve & Rotate – The Polyphon Chronicles

Luke Daniels

BBC award winning folk musician and singer

Billy Ocean

The biggest black recording star Britain has ever produced, one who has sold over 30 million records in his lifetime.

Clive Carroll

World-class guitarist’s inspirational live shoencompassing Spanish guitar classics, originals, medieval lute music, Delta blues

Geoff Achison

Achison thrills audiences with his dynamic blues playing, catchy originals and gutsy solo arrangements which range from James Brown to The Beatles, from Stevie Wonder to Ben Harper.

50th Anniversary Tour - Celebrating Five Decades Of Music

Gilbert O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan and his eight piece band enjoy with you classics such as ‘Alone Again’ ‘Naturally’, ‘Nothing Rhymed’, ‘Clair’, ‘Matrimony and ‘Get Down’ as well as songs from the latest album.

Post-Concert Question Time

Q&A: The Power of Two

If you’ve ever left a concert wanting to learn more about the performers or repertoire performed, this is your chance to ask! Join
conductors and soloists in an informal question and answer session.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Power of Two

Chart-topping duo Anderson and Roe make their Liverpool debut in Poulenc’s Double Concerto with Lindberg conducting.

Alexis Taylor

Hot Chip front man Alexis Taylor performs reinterpretations of his own writing and favourites by both well-known and unheard artists.

The Birth of a Nation

Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize The Birth of a Nation is based on a true story, set against a pre-American Civil War South.

Jack Savoretti

Jack Savoretti and his band in concert at Liverpool Philharmonic following the release of Sleep No More, Jack’s second top ten record and his highest charting album yet.

80s Invasion

Four iconic artists from the decade Paul Young, Toyah, China Crisis and Martika perform on the same bill.


With a style nearly impossible to describe, Ezio return with even more passion and energy.

Oysters 3

Three founder members and creative heart of folk-rock legends Oysterband.


70s folk-rock pioneers Lindisfarne return with original founder-member Rod Clements

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Damnation of Faust

John Nelson, soloists and the Choir raise the roof in Berlioz’s ground breaking choral-orchestral spectacular.

International Women's Day


Coven is a collection of three of the British folk scene’s finest female acts, taking to the stage to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Grieg Piano Concerto

Varga conducts the Peer Gynt Suite and the world’s most popular piano concerto, performed by Louis Schwizgebel.

In Good Company

Barbara Dickson

Performing a wonderful range of material drawing on her folk roots as well as the globally known hits.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra


Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No.2, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, Ravel's Suite, Mother Goose and Bartok's Suite, The Miraculous Mandarin.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Lunchtime Learning Rehearsal Visit

Join composer and lecturer Ian Stephens on the music of Liszt, Ravel and Bartók, with conductor Gilbert Varga and pianist Louis Schwizgebel.