City Hall Celebration for 2017

25th Feb 2017 19:30

A classical symphonic programme featuring the City Hall Organ.  The new commission ‘6000 Pipes’, ‘inspired by Hull, its history and environs’ (Karl Jenkins), celebrates the City Hall which has been the orchestra’s home for over 100 years.  Martin Roscoe, an old friend of this orchestra, joins us in this special year as soloist.
Conductor:     Andrew Penny
Piano:   Martin Roscoe
Organ:  Jonathan Scott

Karl Jenkins:  A world premiere of a new piece, ‘6000 Pipes’, for Organ and Orchestra for Hull UK City of Culture 2017, commissioned by the Hull Philharmonic.            Presented with support from Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
Saint-Saens: Symphony No 3 ‘Organ Symphony’ …Read more

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Classics in the City: The Audience Chooses

13th May 2017 19:30

A concert of orchestral pieces and piano concertos chosen by you the audience during 2016. This programme promises to be a popular and eclectic mix of requests if our previous versions of The Audience Chooses are anything to go by. Another old friend of the orchestra, Peter Donohoe, has made himself available as piano soloist to meet any challenges thrown at him! …Read more

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1917 - The Year of Revolution

25th Nov 2017 19:30

A Russian programme to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution in 1917.

Conductor:  Andrew Penny
Violin:  Callum Smart …Read more

6000 Pipes!

17th Feb 2017 Posted by : Admin

Or should I say, 6000 pipes?? The true number is 5505, but let us forgive the slight exaggeration, …

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2nd Dec 2016 Posted by : Admin

Symphony concertgoers may not even notice that the first instrument they hear as the orchestra tunes …

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