DYO 2015 – New Members Are Welcome!

The Dunedin Youth Orchestra has finished its programmes for 2014 and will return in 2015, featuring concerts conducted by Anthony Ritchie and David Burchell in May and September. Both concerts will feature a winner of the 2014 Young Musician’s Awards, Olive Butler and Matthew Scadden, … Continue readingDYO 2015 – New Members Are Welcome!

DYO prepares the Force of Destiny

Following from the success of our first semester concert “Dreams and Nightmares”, Dunedin Youth Orchestra are now preparing their second concert programme for 2014: a programme that includes a world premiere and a major symphony. Conducted by Peter Adams, the orchestra is working towards its … Continue readingDYO prepares the Force of Destiny

An update: three weeks to the concert

Today, the Dunedin Youth Orchestra resumes rehearsing for our upcoming concert after a couple of weeks off for Easter and Anzac Day. We are working hard towards our next concert, which will take place in just three weeks: our concert is 7:30pm, Saturday 24 May, … Continue readingAn update: three weeks to the concert

TONIGHT: Dunedin Youth Orchestra presents “Musical Portraits”

Tonight the Dunedin Youth Orchestra performs its final concert for 2013. Come along to Knox Church at 7:30pm to hear a delightful range of music from every musical era. The concert will be conducted by Anthony Ritchie, with soloists Maple Goh (violin) and Modi Deng … Continue readingTONIGHT: Dunedin Youth Orchestra presents “Musical Portraits”

DYO members Play with the Orchestra

On Saturday 14 September 2013, the Southern Sinfonia held its annualΒ ‘Play with the Orchestra’ event. This is when players from the Southern Sinfonia invite musicians from Dunedin’s other established musical ensembles such as the Collegiate Orchestra, Community Orchestra, Otago Symphonic Band and of course the … Continue readingDYO members Play with the Orchestra

Harpsichord rehearsal at Marama Hall

We spent Friday the 13th at Marama Hall, one of the historic concert venues at the University of Otago, to rehearse with our harpsichord soloist Modi Deng before our upcoming concert Musical Portraits. As far as I know, this beautiful, 90-year-old building is not haunted! … Continue readingHarpsichord rehearsal at Marama Hall

DYO presents “Musical Portraits”

It’s not long now until the final Dunedin Youth Orchestra concert for the year. Please join us in Knox Church on Thursday 26 September at 7:30pm for Musical Portraits. This concert will be conducted by Anthony Ritchie, who is associate professor of music at the … Continue readingDYO presents “Musical Portraits”