• Fun concert! Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra June 6, 2011 Fun concert!

    Huddersfield Examiner 6 June 2011 Concert revue by William Marshall For the great majority of people, movie soundtracks, rather than the concert hall, CDs, Radio 3 or Classic FM, are where they encounter and experience orchestral music. It is a canny tactic, then, for an organisation like the Huddersfield Phil to put on an occasional […]

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  • ‘Assured excellence from the very start’. The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, Monday 2nd May 2011 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra May 2, 2011 ‘Assured excellence from the very start’. The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, Monday 2nd May 2011

    Huddersfield Examiner – 2 May 2011 Review by William Marshall Having been confirmed as its new principal conductor, Nicholas Smith presided over one of the Huddersfield Philharmonic’s most assured, mature performances for a long time. It was a demanding programme, but there was always plenty of power in reserve. Towards the close of the concert, […]

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  • … and the band played on… Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra March 26, 2011 … and the band played on…

    Our thanks to players Bob (Principal Horn)  and Julie (trumpet) Shaw for providing this insight into the musicians aboard the Titanic, including bandleader Wallace Hartley, former playng member of the Huddersfield Philharmonic. It is an interesting coincidence that the centenary of the voyage of the Titanic occurs in the same year as the orchestra’s 150th anniversary […]

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  • Subscriber acclaim; Saturday’s 5th February 2011 concert performance. Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra March 1, 2011 Subscriber acclaim; Saturday’s 5th February 2011 concert performance.

    Long term subscribers to the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert season, Mr & Mrs Roger and Susan Shaw, were inspired to write the following in an email on Sunday February 6th, subsequently kindly confirming that they were also happy for their comments to be published: “Last night’s Concert was outstanding and the Phil has come through […]

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  • ‘Bold new era for Huddersfield Phil’ (Huddersfield Examiner Monday 7 February 2011), concert Saturday 5 February 2011 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra February 13, 2011 ‘Bold new era for Huddersfield Phil’ (Huddersfield Examiner Monday 7 February 2011), concert Saturday 5 February 2011

    Title: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra Venue: Huddersfield Town Hall Review: William Marshall. After the events of November, when  the abrupt, acrimonious departure of principal conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa made headline news in the Examiner and throughout the country, this was one of the most important concerts in the history of the Huddersfield Phil. Any suggestion of lingering […]

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  • “The Show Goes On”, The Examiner (15/11/2010). Review of the HPO’s concert on Saturday 13th November 2010 Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra November 18, 2010 “The Show Goes On”, The Examiner (15/11/2010). Review of the HPO’s concert on Saturday 13th November 2010

    Review: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra at Huddersfield Town Hall Monday 15th November 2010. Huddersfield Daily Examiner   Review TITLE: Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra VENUE: Huddersfield Town Hall REVIEW: By William Marshall THERE was drama behind the scenes, on the podium and within the music at this concert.Š Principal conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa did not appear – she was […]

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  • “Handel’s Fireworks”. Preview of November Concert. The Examiner (5/11/2010) Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra November 5, 2010 “Handel’s Fireworks”. Preview of November Concert. The Examiner (5/11/2010)

    Music: Handel’s Fireworks from Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra Friday 5th November 2010. Val Javin, Huddersfield Daily Examiner   MAKE next weekend a real cracker with an explosive concert courtesy of Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra. The musicians will light up Huddersfield Town Hall on November 13 with a programme packed with musical fireworks. At the helm will be […]

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  • 25th September 2010 – Philharmonic supports Huddersfield Youth Opera Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra September 10, 2010 25th September 2010 – Philharmonic supports Huddersfield Youth Opera

    Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra are delighted to have been invited to be the resident orchestra for a new venture, Huddersfield Youth Opera, whose opening concert “excerpts from the world’s favourite operas” will be on Saturday 25th September 2010, 7.30pm at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. We are particularly happy that our leader, Mary Barber, will be leading those players […]

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  • Death of Andrea Crawshaw, friend of the Phil Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra July 17, 2010 Death of Andrea Crawshaw, friend of the Phil

    Up-dated with information about a service of thanksgiving for Andrea: There will be a service of thanksgiving for Andrea on Monday 26 July at 2.45 pm at Fartown Methodist Church. (Huddersfield Philharmonic members will know the location as our alternative rehearsal rooms.) Stuart Sandys will formally represent the Philharmonic but anyone who wishes to attend […]

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  • 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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