This Sunday, 24 September, you can enjoy the magic of music as Liverpool Philharmonic as the doors are thrown open for a free day filled with live music.
Everyone is welcome to drop in throughout the day for a series of musical taster sessions.
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, together with Chief Conductor Domingo Hindoyan, will perform music ranging from Bizet’s Carmen to John Williams’ epic Harry Potter film score (doors open from noon with the first performance commencing at 1pm).
Domingo Hindoyan and BBC Radio Merseyside’s Jade Burns will guide audiences through the music, providing the perfect opportunity to discover a vast array of musical genres and experience the full power of the renowned Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Visitors will have the opportunity to explore the iconic building, meet the team and discover more about Liverpool Philharmonic, while Box Office will be running exclusive, one-day-only ticket offers to selected performances.
The bars will be serving delicious refreshments to enjoy while soaking up the atmosphere in the beautiful Art Deco venue. Visitors will also get the chance to experience the next generation of local musicians with a series of pop-up concerts by Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Company.
Over in the Music Room, there will be a series of musical takeovers bringing audiences the very best music from near and far. First up, Milap take to the stage with a concert of Indian classical music featuring Jonathan Mayer and Kousic Sen.
Liverpool Acoustic then take over with three sets from incredible local acts Mike Ryan, Visions of Albion and Motel Sundown. LUMA Creations showcase their special blend of contemporary Latin American roots music and dance with performances from members of Grupo Luma, the Luma Drummers and dancers from Latin America. Closing the evening is Africa Oyé with musical performances from three fantastic artists from Liverpool and beyond: Nazeem, Felix Ngindu and DJ Soulfultiz.
Doors open from 12:00 and no tickets or advance booking is required. First performances start from 1pm with the final performance closing at 9:30pm. Liverpool Philharmonic’s Open Day promises an unforgettable experience for everyone to come together and celebrate the power and beauty of music.
Michael Eakin, Executive Director said, “Music has an incredible power to connect, inspire, and transform lives. Liverpool Philharmonic’s Open Day is a celebration of this universal language, inviting our community to immerse themselves in the magic of music. We are thrilled to open our doors and share the joy of live music with our City.”
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