• Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra September 12, 2019 Principal vacancies at Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra

    ***Please share on Facebook/Twitter to whichever musical/musician groups/pages you feel are relevant*** Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra is seeking expressions of interest from musicians to fill the following roles within the orchestra for the 2019-20 season: Leader Principal viola Principal cello Principal trumpet These opportunities are being re-circulated following a technical difficulty with our contact form. Previous […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra April 25, 2019 Request for candidates: Principal Conductor Post

    Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the longest-established amateur orchestras in the United Kingdom, is seeking to appoint a Principal Conductor to take up post early in our 2019-2020 season. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to direct the orchestra in music ranging from large-scale symphonic and choral works, through concerto and other solo performances, […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra November 5, 2018 Book now! 2 for 1 offer

    ***2-4-1 ticket offer*** Today (4 November 2018) is the centenary of the death of Wilfred Owen, one of the greatest of the World War 1 poets. Nine of his poems were used in Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, composed for the consecration of Coventry Cathedral in 1962, which will be performed by Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra, Huddersfield […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra November 1, 2018 Revisiting War Requiem, 55 years later – an interview with Frank Mathison

    Ahead of our concert  – War & Peace – on the 11th of November at 3:30pm in Huddersfield Town Hall, I had an opportunity to do a telephone interview with our bass trombonist Frank Mathison. Frank is our “Classical Celebrity” amongst our ranks as he has played with all the greats during his time with […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra September 19, 2018 An interview with Robert Guy prior to “War & Peace”

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra July 1, 2018 A summer concert – Cellists Perspective

    At the end of last nights concert, my desk partner and I turned around to each other and let out big audible sighs of relief. The concert had gone well, we had survived the heat and our audience was larger than that of our usual summer concert. I hope that the box office also reflects […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra April 30, 2018 Huddersfield Examiner – What more could an audience possibly want at Huddersfield Town Hall?

    This concert concluded with a performance that featured not only the Huddersfield Phil, but also the town’s Choral Society and contingents from two local brass bands. So it was a fine testimony to the district’s rich musical resources and the standards that can be achieved in ambitious repertoire. Wisely, although the concert was relatively short […]

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  • David Robinson February 20, 2018 A Dream Celebration for David Robinson

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra February 13, 2018 Why this family friendly concert in Huddersfield had it all

    Bacon and eggs and fish ‘n’ chips! Tasty, but not on offer to eat at Sunday’s family friendly orchestral concert, writes Suzanne Smelt. No, instead the numerous children present with their families were invited to tap out the rhythm of these words with chopsticks, provided on entry, as accompaniment to a stunning performance of Mars […]

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  • Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra All Together Now – Review by Andrea Eustis – Audience Member

    This concert truly had everything! We had the traditional classical music! The Planets with a large percussion section of chopsticks! (Please can we do this with Bolero?) And Hall of the Mountain King ( Alton Towers tune) Then we went to the opera and the sneaky passionate Carmen! And we all cheered on our very […]

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