• Broadcaster congratulates Phil on “terrific performance”. 4.5.2010 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra May 13, 2010 Broadcaster congratulates Phil on “terrific performance”. 4.5.2010

    Among a number of highly favourable reviews of Saturdays’ concert on April 24th 2010 in the Town Hall the following positively glowing comment was kindly posted on the HPS website by Mr Brian Kay.   “It was such a pleasure to be able to hear The Phil’s St George’s Day concert – all top quality English music performed […]

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  • “Top job”, The Examiner (26/4/2010). HPO concert review from Saturday 24th April 2010 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra April 26, 2010 “Top job”, The Examiner (26/4/2010). HPO concert review from Saturday 24th April 2010

    REVIEW: by William Marshall. from Huddersfield Examiner 26 April 2010 DURING her introductory remarks, conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa raised doubts over whether she, a Venezuelan, could do interpretive justice to an all-English programme. She was being light-hearted. But if the programme had been all-German, all-Italian or all-French, the jest would probably not have been made. English […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra April 8, 2010 Support the orchestra

    Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra would like to thank the following for their support during the 2008-2009 season: Baxter Caulfield, Solicitors Blackburn Quality Menswear Dr Stella Griffiths, Optician The Keys Restaurant (website) J & J W Longbottom Ltd Megsons Solicitors Primary Colour Print & Design Quarmby Garage (website) Specsavers (website) Thornton & Ross (website) Turner Violins (website) […]

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  • Conductor’s vivacious humour at the classics – William Marshall’s review. The Examiner Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra February 14, 2010 Conductor’s vivacious humour at the classics – William Marshall’s review. The Examiner

    An innovation in this concert was that conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa spoke at some length to the audience in between items, describing and analysing them quite humorously. It perhaps says something about the entrenched formality of classical music concerts that it should be such a surprise when lines of verbal communication are opened up in this […]

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  • Interview with the HPS President.The Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Friday 29th January 2010. Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra January 30, 2010 Interview with the HPS President.The Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Friday 29th January 2010.

    The Society’s current President, Paul Mulcock, was interviewed recently by the newspapers’ Cultural Editor, Val Javin. You can read the resulting article entitled “Join the town’s Phil on a musical journey” by following this link.

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  • Sponsors Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra January 22, 2010 Sponsors

    Corporate Sponsorship comprises the following opportunities to support the Society & Orchestra: ‘Bronze’ level     £150 (2 balcony seat tickets per concert, x 3) ‘Silver’                £300 (4 balcony seat tickets per concert, x 3) ‘Gold’                  £450 (6 balcony seat tickets per concert, x 3) ‘Platinum’           £600 (8 balcony seat tickets per concert, x 3)   Each […]

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  • Patrons Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra Patrons

    A category of support intended to accommodate generous donations & gifts of support for the HPS / HPO over & above any of the other defined sponsorship categories and with commensurate benefits. Again an acknowledgement is printed in each concert programme with accreditation on the HPS website, unless we are otherwise instructed. [distinct from “Honorary […]

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  • Horns stars of the show Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra January 4, 2010 Horns stars of the show

    THE Huddersfield Philharmonic is fortunate in having a horn section that can step from the back to the front of the stage in order to perform the devilishly demanding Konzertstuck by Schumann. Effectively a concerto for four horns, it is a piece that players of this temperamental instrument dream of performing but sometimes shy away […]

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  • An die Musik Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra December 23, 2009 An die Musik

    An die Musik 2004 marked the 50th anniversary of an Anglo-German exchange between Huddersfield and Brunswick (Braunschweig). In September 1954, the Brunswick Symphony Orchestra (Conductor: Fritz Glahe; Leader: Hans Buttner; Cello Soloist: Annlies Schmidt) performed a programme of Gluck, Haydn and Beethoven in Huddersfield Town Hall. They also performed in Halifax and Derby. The programme […]

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  • Dance band on the Titanic Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra Dance band on the Titanic

    Most people know the story of the sinking of the Titanic… and that the band played on nobly as the ship went down. What you may not know is that the band leader – Wallace Hartley – was a former member of the Phil. He appears to have joined the orchestra in 1895 as one […]

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