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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

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Address: Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BP, England
Phone Number: 0151 709 3789
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Description: The original Liverpool Philharmonic Hall opened on 27 August 1849, and was...
The original Liverpool Philharmonic Hall opened on 27 August 1849, and was an acclaimed and integral part of the cultural life of Liverpool before being dramatically destroyed by fire in 1933.The present day art-deco Philharmonic Hall, designed by architect Herbert Rowse and built on the same site, was officially opened on Monday 19 June 1939. Today it presents on average 250 events each year, of which approximately 70 are concerts by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, and sells over 250,000 tickets annually.The venue has an illustrious tradition of bringing the top names from rock, jazz, classical, folk and roots, classical and contemporary music to Liverpool. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Buddy Holly all appeared at the Hall during their careers. The Hall also hosts classic and blockbuster films and premieres, shown on the unique Walturdaw rising cinema screen with Merseyside's only resident theatre organist, Dave Nicholas, and houses the delightfully intimate and informal Rodewald Suite, with its own entrance on Sugnall Street, which, with its cabaret seating, in-house bar and rooftop terrace, is home to the popular After 8 series of jazz, roots and unplugged gigs. Liverpool Philharmonic has been working with schools and the community since the 1940s, and the Learning programme now offers a range of exciting and inspirational opportunities to get involved in live music-making of the highest quality for thousands of people every year in the Hall and throughout the region.
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Fine way to watch a film

Film "Far from the Madding Crowd" what pleasant way to watch a film and at such a reasonable price £6 per ticket. In such pleasurable surroundings with curteous people. Not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Film "Far from the Madding Crowd" what pleasant way to watch a film and at such a reasonable price £6 per ticket. In such pleasurable surroundings with curteous people. Not forgetting the live organ music! I shall be coming back here again!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I visited the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool twice recently, for the Suzanne Vega concert and then a couple of days later for the Moody Blues. The Phil is a great venue for concerts with good views from wherever you are seated and top quality sound. I was in the downstairs seating area for Suzanne Vega and felt very close to... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful acoustics and wonderful music. The atmosphere is amazing. Well worth visiting and listening to the classics. Dress up and enjoy!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great venue . Seating was spacious and comfortable. Staff were very helpful. There was nothing I disliked.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I ordered tickets online to be picked up at the box office with my ref number,all very smooth no problems.The bar staff were quick even with big queues,i ordered a drink for the interval again no problems,there are plenty of ushers to help you find your seat,which was good.I enjoyed my night and would do it again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was most impressed with a concert at the lovely venue there on 17 June. The acoustics were superb and the whole experience a delight. Well played!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have always liked this venue & like the newly revamped reception area. Went to see Bryan Ferry with seats in the grand circle, excellent view for me who's a little shortie & comfy seating for hubby who's got long legs. My husbands words were that it was a 'million times better' than any arena venue & he doesn't say... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great names and acts on regularly at the intimate venue. Fabulous acoustics. Would prefer them to also sell soft drinks in the interval with the ice creams rather than queuing for ages at a packed bar.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have always enjoyed the cosy atmosphere of the Liverpool Phil' and the recent renovations have taken away nothing from this aspect! The staff there are always friendly, helpful and happy to answer any queries/problems you might have. The performance of the "Motown Magic" show was very professional and played all the hits one would expect. We were singing along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Definitely not my first visit to this marvellous place. Went to see Stewart Lee perform on this occasion. Great bar area while waiting for performances to begin. Need to dine here sometime.

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Address: Address: Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BP, England
Phone Number: 0151 709 3789
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool

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