Announcing new partnership with the University of Hull

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The RPO and the University have established a growing relationship over the past two years, most notably as University of Hull Associate Artists which has involved masterclasses, sit-in open-rehearsals and tickets to attend concerts at Hull City Hall.

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Verdi Requiem - An Interview with Helena Dix

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The Royal Albert Hall renews its acquaintance with one of the world’s greatest choral works when Verdi’s Requiem, which received its UK premiere at the hall in May 1875, is performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on 20 November.

Conducted by Jac van Steen, the musicians of the RPO are joined on the famous stage by the City of London Choir and Brighton Festival Chorus, plus a quartet of star soloists including the acclaimed Australian soprano, Helena Dix.

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Welcome to Trumpeter Toby Street

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Toby Street grew up in South East London, He started playing cornet at the age of 8 and went through the Bromley Youth Music Trust learning with Ray Allen, Tim Heywood and Kevin Street.

Toby was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music mainly studying with Paul Beniston and Alistair Mackie. He also completed a joint principal jazz degree from the RCM studying with Martin Shaw and Mike Lovatt.

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