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The Hallé Orchestra- Royal Hall, Harrogate

Music: Borodin andTchaikovsky Conductor: Sir Mark Elder Piano: Sofya Gulyak Reviewer: Sara Jackson [rating:4.5] Harrogate’s Royal Hall is a fantastic setting for this fine concert of romantic Russian music by The Hallé Orchestra. The concert superbly celebrates the nationalistic sentiments of the two Russian contemporaries, Borodin and Tchaikovsky. The concert begins with Borodin’s overture from his unfinished opera, Prince Igor. ...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra – Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor: Jakub Hrusa Soloist : Yevgeny Sudbin Reviewer: Matt Stimpson [rating:4] Founded in 1840 the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is the UK’s oldest professional symphony orchestra. The orchestra is rightly proud of this heritage, but is also one of the most forward thinking orchestras, with some excellent outreach programmes, and work with Classic FM, as the stations Orchestra in the ...

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Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Square Chapel, Halifax

Writer, director and performer: Kev F Sutherland Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [Rating:4.5] Who’d have thought that going to see a man with a pair of socks on his hands could be so much fun? Guaranteed to laugh your socks off, the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre arrived in Square Chapel, Halifax for one night only as part of their UK tour. ...

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Cirque du Ciel Shanghai – Grand Opera House, York

Director: Guy Caron Reviewer: Sara Jackson [rating:4.5] Incredible, you just have to see this! With Cirque du Soliel being screened regularly on television now, expectations of this type of performance are very high, and Cirque du Ciel does not disappoint. This fast paced, high flying, jaw-dropping extravaganza takes acrobatics to a new level. With a cast of over 30 performers, ...

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Blood Brothers – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Book, Music and Lyrics: Willy Russell Director: Bob Tomson &Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Audrey Pointer [rating:4] Professional musical theatre is notoriously complex and expensive to produce. Without the resources of an Andrew Lloyd-Webber behind them, few musicals manage to sear themselves into the public consciousness. Blood Brothers is a rare exception, a Bill Kenwright backed work that has endured for more ...

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