GALLERY: Sean Ono Lennon officially opens new Yoko Ono Lennon Centre and The Tung Auditorium

Sean Ono Lennon was in Liverpool on Friday to officially open the Yoko Ono Lennon Centre – home of the University’s new world class concert hall, The Tung Auditorium – ahead of an evening Gala Concert held in honour of his mother, Yoko Ono Lennon

Sean joins University VC Professor Dame Janet Beer on stage to unveil the official plaque in the Yoko Ono Lennon Centre’s Frohlich Cafe

The University of Liverpool Chamber Choir perform the premiere of Professor Shirley J. Thompson’s One World – a re-imagining of John Lennon’s Imagine, with support from The Solem Quartet, and Ruth K. Minton and Lee Ward on pianos

Professor Shirley J. Thompson (right) is invited on stage by Chamber Choir conductor, Louise Ellinson following the performance

The Solem Quartet perform on stage in The Tung Auditorium

Xiaoxiao Hou performing Changyuan Wang’s Fighting Against a Typhoon, on the guzheng

The Liverpool Philharmonic’s contemporary music group, Ensemble 10/10 – with Richard Worth on flute – perform Matthew Fairclough’s Radically Impure in their new home

Sean Lennon and Professor Shirley J. Thompson OBE

Sean Lennon in the Peace Atrium, with his mother’s Wish Tree art installation behind