Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
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- Half board
Take your seats for a performance from this renowned orchestra
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic is one of this country’s oldest concert bodies, founded in 1840. Today it continues to promote music in the city at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and through the well-known Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
On this new holiday look forward to an opportunity to hear this award-winning orchestra perform. Dependent upon your departure date, you can hear the young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason perform Saint’Saens’ Cello Concerto No. 1, Vasily Petrenko conduct the orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 7, or enjoy a performance of works from the American Songbook in the company of the orchestra and singer Gary Williams. Whatever your musical taste, you can look forward to a fine performance.
During your holiday you can also enjoy music-related talks from your expert host to enhance your concert experience and holiday, plus an included guided city tour with a visit to Liverpool Cathedral.
- Expert Host
- Saga Host
- Included themed activities
- Expert Host Talks
- Hosted welcome drinks reception
- Meet and greet with expert host
- Free hotel Wi-Fi
- Hotel porterage
- Cancellation rights
Plus, this hotel features:
- All breakfasts and dinners
Excursions and visits:
- A concert at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
- Guided city tour and cathedral visit
The Aerodrome Speke Rd Speke Liverpool L24 8QD United Kingdom
Located in a 1930s art deco building, this attractive 4-star hotel lies seven miles from the centre of Liverpool in the bustling commercial area of Speke. Once an airport terminal, the building was where thousands of fans greeted The Beatles during their heyday in the 1960s.
The 164 room Crowne Plaza Liverpool-John Lennon Airport has a 1930s inspired decor and many original Art Deco features.
Tea coffee making facilities
Food and Drink
The hotel's Starways Restaurant overlooks the former runway with its vintage aircraft. All your breakfasts, lunches and dinners will be served here. Choose from a Table d'Hote menu for your evening meals. The Club Central Lounge and Bar also serves bistro-style dishes.
The hotel is around seven miles from the centre of the city and Liverpool Parkway Station is approximately a mile away.
Liverpool grew as a seaport on the River Mersey, and the Liver Building, with its famous Liver Birds, the Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building dominate the waterfront. The city of Liverpool has given birth to such talents as The Beatles, and two famous football teams, Everton and Liverpool. One of the highlights of the city is the splendid 18th-century Town Hall, which stands just above the waterfront at the junction of Water Street and Castle Street. Other attractions include Liverpool's two cathedrals, located in the heart of the city. The Anglican cathedral in St James Road is the second largest Anglican Cathedral in the world, while the circular building of the Roman Catholic Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral has a fascinating glass lantern tower.
Head to Liverpool's renovated Albert Dock. Now a World Heritage Site waterfront, it comprises an impressive array of Grade I listed buildings, plus an array of bars, restaurants and cafes. Attractions here include The Tate Liverpool housing art from the Tate Collection, and special exhibitions of contemporary art on loan. Follow the Fab Four at the award-winning Beatles Story, and take the Magical Mystery Tour to Strawberry Fields, Penny Lane and more. You’ll also find the Merseyside Maritime Museum, describing the city’s maritime heritage and, on a grim note discover Liverpool’s connections to the slave trade at the International Slavery Museum. Don’t miss the opportunity to view sculptors Antony Gormley's ‘Another Place’ – an enigmatic sculpture of 100 cast-iron figures spread over a two-mile stretch of Crosby Beach, around five miles north of the city. Each figure is almost 6'2" tall and weighs over 1,400Ibs. The figures were cast from the artist's own body, and are revealed and submerged as the tide ebbs and flows…
Jean is a concert pianist, harpsichordist, lecturer and writer and was a junior and senior exhibitioner at the Royal College of Music. She now specialises in playing period keyboard instruments as well as being a ‘Steinway Artist’. Her concerts include work for the National Trust, Finchcocks Musical Museum, Jane Austen’s House at Chawton and music club and church concerts throughout England.
Guided city tour with Cathedral visit
Enjoy a guided tour of Liverpool city, which was an important trading port from the 18th century onwards. With its rich and varied architecture and social history, discover some of the highlights of Liverpool which may include the maritime area – now a UNESCO World Heritage site, Georgian architecture, the Victorian St George’s Quarter, Ropewalks, and more. You’ll also visit the city’s Cathedral.
Included on 4 nights itinerary
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra concerts
Choose from the following departure dates:
Thursday June 4, 2020 - 'Sheku Plays Saint-Saens'
Look forward to hearing the following works played by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Elim Chan and soloist Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Dukas – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Saint Saens - Cello Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances
Wednesday June 10, 2020 - ‘Petrenko’s Mahler VII’
Look forward to hearing the following works played by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with conductors Vasily Petrenko and Ellie Slorach together with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir.
Grace-Evangeline Mason - Mahler’s Letters (for a cappella choir)
Mahler - Symphony No. 7
Thursday July 2, 2020 - ‘American Songbook with Gary Williams’
Look forward to hearing the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Anthony Weeden and singer Gary Williams, perform works from the ‘American Songbook’ including hits from the litkes of Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and more…