Symphony No.4 in F minor Opus 36 Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
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Liverpool Philharmonic Hall: 10 facts about the great venue
The new hall was officially opened on 19 June 1939, and inaugurated the next day with a concert conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. The Guardian newspaper wrote, 'The magnificent compliment Liverpool has paid to the cause of music in England almost takes one's breath away ... a hall of great size, noble proportions, and up-to-date appointments ... ready to take its place among the most eminent homes of musical culture in this or any other country.'