The Hull Philharmonic has a new administratorPosted on 4th Aug 2022 08:13:38 by Admin
We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new administrator: Jessica Fear who will be taking up her role with the society in time for the new 22/23 season. A former English teacher, Jessica …read more
We’re playing classic film scores and more requestsPosted on 27th Jan 2022 13:36:54 by Admin
Iconic film music will reverberate around the City Hall in the second of a programme of request musc. The February 26 concert features John Williams’ Jurassic Park, Hans Zimmer’s …read more
Classics back to City HallPosted on 4th Nov 2021 10:51:45 by Admin
A collection of concert favourites chosen by audience and players will mark the return of live classical music to Hull City Hall this month.
The Hull Philharmonic will be the first orchestra …read more
Our Welcome Back Concert!Posted on 2nd Aug 2021 14:19:42 by Admin
The Hull Philharmonic Orchestra is delighted to invite you to its first concert of the year. In this special one-hour “welcome back” concert, we celebrate the return of live music at the …read more
Plans for our return!Posted on 4th May 2021 13:22:30 by Admin
The Hull Philharmonic Orchestra’s committee is working hard behind the scenes to establish a series of concerts for 2021/22. Hopefully we won’t have to wait much longer before a return …read more
Tags: 2022 Concerts.
Steinway RefurbishmentPosted on 13th Feb 2020 14:11:13 by Admin
Concert with East Yorkshire-born piano star to celebrate £25k refurbishment of city’s Steinway
A Beverley-born classical music star is taking to the Hull City Hall stage this …read more
BOGOF to BeethovenPosted on 29th Jan 2020 14:01:12 by Admin
We are pledging 250 tickets to young students for its February concert in a Buy One Get One Free scheme made possible by Williamsons Solicitors.
The offer celebrates the 250th anniversary of …read more
Could Elgar have composed any of his violin concerto in Hull?Posted on 12th Nov 2019 14:17:38 by Admin
We’ll be performing hugely contrasting masterpieces on November 30 at Hull City Hall to illustrate the breadth of genius in early 20th Century classical music composition.
Stravinsky’s …read more
Tags: violin concerto.
Our beloved Steinway returnsPosted on 1st Oct 2019 12:17:52 by Admin
It was about three years ago that we felt that our biggest asset, the Steinway Model D grand piano might be ready for some tender loving care.
Since 1973, since it was donated to the Hull Phil …read more
Tags: Steinway returns.
Hull Phil Orchestra supports stars of the futurePosted on 12th Apr 2019 12:48:58 by Admin
The Hull Philharmonic is to premier a piece by written by Beverley-born Kerrin Tatman in the first of three concerts to recognise and celebrate local talent.
The performance of his Fantasy for …read more
Scales of a different kind find a safe home at Hull legal storage facilityPosted on 14th Feb 2019 17:17:31 by Admin
From the scales of justice to musical scales - via fish scales - a building owned by Williamsons Solicitors has provided a lifeline to a local orchestra.
The legal firm’s investment in …read more
1918: End Game: Armistice and AftermathPosted on 22nd Nov 2018 11:50:21 by Admin
The mood in East Yorkshire at the end of the First Word War will feature in the last of a series of three anniversary concerts by the HPO.
1918: Endgame: Armistice and Aftermath, …read more
Culture volunteers make a big noise on stagePosted on 15th Nov 2017 12:30:19 by Admin
Hull Philharmonic Orchestra has recruited a select group of bass drummers for one of the most famous passages in music in an event marking the centenary of the Russion Revolution at Hull City Hall on …read more
Hull City Hall Classics 2017/18Posted on 26th May 2017 15:02:05 by Admin
If you have an existing season subscription you can book between Friday 26 May - Thursday 8 June.
Telephone bookings: 01482 300 306
Season tickets and individual concerts go on general …read more
Hull Phil makes Radio WavesPosted on 4th Apr 2017 18:10:12 by Admin
The Hull Philharmonic will be featured on both Radio 3 (Breakfast with Petroc Trelawny, 06.30 - 09.00) and Classic FM 20.00 - 22.00 on Friday 7th April.
From seven in the morning, musical director, …read more
6000 Pipes!Posted on 17th Feb 2017 16:20:29 by Admin
Or should I say, 6000 pipes?? The true number is 5505, but let us forgive the slight exaggeration, because the scale and power of Hull’s City Hall organ are no less impressive for the want of …read more
The Sprightly OboesPosted on 2nd Dec 2016 15:46:29 by Admin
Symphony concertgoers may not even notice that the first instrument they hear as the orchestra tunes up, is the oboe. To that piercing opening note, the strings, brass, and the rest of the wind …read more
The Grim Reality of the trenchesPosted on 16th Nov 2016 15:55:20 by Admin
We were very busy last week! We went along to Hull People’s Memorial to take some pictures in a WW1 trench. We also spoke to journalists about our concert on Saturday 26 November, 7.00pm, at Hull …read more
World's top composer visits HullPosted on 14th Jul 2016 11:35:20 by Admin
Karl Jenkins, the world’s most popular living classical composer visited Hull on Monday 27 June.
He is working on a commission from Hull Philharmonic Orchestra to write a 15-minute work …read more
New slant to Queen classic as Hull Philharmonic plays the greatest rhapsodiesPosted on 9th May 2016 09:47:41 by Admin
It’s a Beelzebub of an anthem that has astonished, amused, perplexed and rocked the socks off music fans for more than four decades.
Now Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody is to take …read more
Cellists of the Hull PhilharmonicPosted on 14th Apr 2016 17:05:30 by Admin
Four cellists from the Hull Phil – Jim Gillespie, Chris Pollock, Lynne Gill & Stephen Cook – ventured out to the wilds of Welwick on the afternoon of Sunday 17th April to …read more
New Partnership with City Hall ClassicsPosted on 26th May 2015 15:38:42 by Admin
We are delighted to announce a new partnership between Hull City Hall Classics, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Hull Philharmonic Orchestra.
Hull City Council has established a wholly …read more
A thank you to our audience and orchestra from Pudsey Bear!Posted on 13th May 2015 08:55:19 by Admin
A magnificent sum of £603.71 was collected from our audience and orchestra at our February 2015 concert to support the BBC’s Children in Need Appeal. Presenter Carl Wheatley was delighted …read more
Orchestra plays to audience's tune in Coastal Classics concert at the SpaPosted on 16th Feb 2015 18:52:54 by Admin
The Spa Bridlington welcomes Hull Philharmonic Orchestra for a Sunday afternoon Coastal Classics concert on 1 March at 3pm.
The orchestra will play a repeat of programme being performed at Hull …read more
Audience makes a Smart choice for Hull Philharmonic OrchestraPosted on 16th Feb 2015 18:30:59 by Admin
Hull Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing to the audience’s tune in a crowd-pleasing production at the end of February.
The orchestra is now in rehearsal for its third Classics in the …read more
Tags: Calum Smart.