• Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra June 25, 2017 Review: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra’s moving tribute to victims of the Manchester bombing

    5-star summer strings concert brings season to memorable and moving end The Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra Huddersfield Parish Church June 24 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra’s ‘Summer Strings’ concert included a moving tribute to the victims of the Manchester bombings. Soloist Stephanie Eustis dedicated her performance to the children whose lives have been tragically changed, or ended, by […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra February 13, 2017 Review: Music from Spielberg blockbusters at Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra’s family-friendly concert

    THE Huddersfield Phil attempted to conjure up some animal magic at this family-friendly concert aimed at sparking interest among youngsters in listening to orchestral music and then doing it for themselves by taking up an instrument. Hence the fact that the afternoon event at Huddersfield Town Hall was compered by Thom Meredith, a noted musical educationalist (currently principal of Musica […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra October 15, 2016 Poster Design Competition

    Calling all young artists! We would like you to come up with an eye catching poster design for our “Classical Creatures” concert. We have created the one on the left as a temporary example but you can use whatever colours or classical creatures you like to illustrate your design. You can also use what ever medium […]

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  • Last night of the proms Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra September 25, 2016 Review: Last night of the Proms

    Although the scaffolding still shrouds the great building, Huddersfield Town Hall is open for business again with a tribute to the Last Night of the Proms. True to its name, Friday’s charity concert borrowed the format from the iconic finale of the annual London musical extravaganza. There was bunting, flag-waving, rousing music and some very […]

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  • Continental Collection - Review Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra April 27, 2016 The Continental Collection – Review

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  • Our fancy dress winners meet our deputy Mayor Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra February 9, 2016 Review – Magical moments from Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra as they tackle Disney’s Fantasia

    ‘If you can dream it, you can do it’ believed Walt Disney. Well, a dream-maker was certainly behind Sunday afternoon’s concert of classical favourites, writes Suzanne Smelt. And to capture the imagination of the children present (many in Disney-themed fancy-dress), all pieces were selected from Disney’s Fantasia Films (1940 and 2000). There was no animation […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra January 6, 2016 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra hits out as Kirklees slaps VAT on Town Hall booking fees

    Article from Huddersfield Examiner: Members of the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra are fearing for the future after Kirklees Council added extra costs onto town hall booking fees. Orchestral Manager David Robinson says the group, as well as other venue hirers, are worried after a recent decision to slap 20% VAT on the booking costs for the […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra December 8, 2015 Review: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra in a Christmas cracker of a concert

    Article by Huddersfield Examiner: Never mind selection box, this was a Christmas cracker of a concert. The first half, comprising well-chosen movements from four classical symphonies by Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz and Tchaikovsky, had audience members riveted to their pews; while the second half was all about relaxing into the seasonal theme, with carols and old […]

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  • Will Robertson Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra November 16, 2015 Review: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra “going in the right direction”

    Article by Huddersfield Examiner: Sow in June, will flower in November! Well, this concert, ‘Home Grown in Huddersfield’, saw the orchestra in full bloom, writes Suzanne Smelt. Indeed a large orchestra is needed to meet the demands of the Romantic works on offer this evening. We held a respectful silence to mark the tragedy in […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic and Choral Society 2015 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra May 26, 2015 Review: A Taste of America

    Artist: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra and Huddersfield Choral Society Venue: Huddersfield Town Hall Review: By William Marshall for the Huddersfield Examiner Photography by: Mustard Seed Media Ltd   The combination of the Huddersfield Phil and Huddersfield Choral Society resulted in a powerful, at times rafter-raising performance of the concert suite from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. […]

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