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HOPES is grateful to the Liverpool Culture Company for support for this concert.

Celebrating 30 years of the Hope Street Festival

Sunday 22 July 2007 @ 19.00
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, L1 9BP

* Roger Phillips (Presenter)
* Richard Gordon-Smith (Conductor)
* The HOPES Festival Orchestra and Choir
(Leader / Director: Tony Burrage)

and guests


Surinder Sandhu and the Saurang soloists returning to HOPES to perform music by Surinder Sandhu (arranged by Richard Gordon-Smith) with the HOPES Festival Orchestra

Songs of the Sea
with Hughie Jones & Friends, featuring some of the performers who made the Mersey Shanty Festival an international success, singing shanties and sea songs from the days of the great sailing ships – the other music that Liverpool gave to the world a century before the Mersey Sound !


HOPES Festival Orchestra performs Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Petite Suite de Concert

Sarah Helsby-Hughes (soprano) & Tayo Aluko (baritone) join the HOPES Festival Orchestra for Gershwin’s ‘Summertime’ and other songs from Porgy & Bess

Children from Merseyside schools, with the HOPES Orchestra, perform Liverpool First and Last which they have themselves devised for HOPES with Richard Gordon-Smith & Tony Burrage, now orchestrated and conducted by Richard Gordon-Smith

Grand finale
where the entire company performs HOPES’ Song for Liverpool, ‘Light Up The City’ (from Cool Street) by Richard Gordon-Smith.

* We are delighted that the National Trust / Chambre Hardman have also agreed to put on an exhibition in the foyer of the Phil Hall on the day

Tickets for the show (Sun 22 July, 19.00 [please note start time] are now available from the Phil Box office: 0151-709 3789

or via
at £7, £9 & £11 (£5 children).

And, finally……

If you would like to be involved in this concert, as a performer, singer or sponsor / raffle donor please contact us a.s.a.p. on
Thank you!


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