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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Orchestra)

Formed: 1840

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The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society is a British society based in Liverpool, England, that manages a professional symphony orchestra, a concert venue, and extensive programmes of learning through music. The society is the second oldest of its type in the United Kingdom. Its orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, is the country's longest-surviving professional orchestra. The RLPO is the UK's only orchestra that has its own hall. In addition to the orchestra, the society administers the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and other choirs and ensembles.

Further Reading: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

 Interview, Andrew Manze on Vaughan Williams

The conductor talks to David about his recently-concluded series of Vaughan Williams symphonies with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra on Onyx, and the postscript to the cycle which will be released in October...

 Recording of the Week, The final instalment of Andrew Manze's Vaughan Williams cycle with the Liverpool Philharmonic

Andrew Manze and the Liverpool Philharmonic round off their Vaughan Williams series with vivid accounts of the majestic seventh and pensive ninth symphonies.

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