NEW YEAR’S EVE GRAND FINALE – LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC HALL
NEW YEAR’S EVE GRAND FINALE, ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, CONDUCTOR CARL DAVIS, CBE (Hon), LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC HALL
“Kathryn Rudge, who portrayed Britannia at the 2008 opening ceremony, has a meaty, mature tone which belies her 22 years. Arias from Saint-Seans and Bizet in the first half were followed after the interval by a belting trio of Gracie Fields’ favourites….and a full bodied Rule Britannia which prompted a rash of flags to appear across the auditorium.”
Catherine Jones, Liverpool Echo, January 2009.