HOTFOOT 2007 – Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are NOW ON SALE

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!