And In The End...
Clyde Auditorium @ SECC, Glasgow.
And In The End
A celebration of 50 years of Abbey Road and Let It Be
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and The Bootleg Beatles
Neil Innes presenter
Richard Balcombe conductor
Arrangements by Ian Stephens
Following on from their hugely successful tour in 2017/18, the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the nation's premier Beatles group, The Bootleg Beatles, join forces once again to deliver a Beatles experience like no other.
Experience two of the Beatles' most iconic albums performed afresh in this special musical collaboration, adding a classical twist and performing beautifully arranged symphonic versions of these timeless classics, including masterpieces such as 'Here Comes The Sun', 'Come Together' and 'The Long and Winding Road'.
The tour marks 50 years since the release of these final two albums - Abbey Road (released 26 September 1969) and Let It Be (released 8 May 1970), and will explore the journey to the end of The Beatles - celebrating the music of this era and the legacy that endures to this day.
Hosted by writer, comedian and musician Neil Innes, (Monty Python, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, The Rutles) this unique live staging will be an unmissable event for Beatles fans of all ages!
Reviews for Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and The Bootleg Beatles 2017/18 Sgt Pepper tour 'It was 50 Years Ago Today':
'Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper, the real band would have struggled to fake it as well as this.. it was as exhilarating as that remarkable album itself.' ****
The Times, June 2017, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
'A sheer joy to behold'
'Ever imagine what it would have been like to see the Beatles backed by a 70-piece symphony orchestra? Pretty damned special actually' ****
Arts Desk Liverpool, January 2018