Saturday night, a loyal audience of Dunedin ‘regulars’ and parents was rewarded with an exuberant performance at the Uni by the DYO. Players and listeners were as one, rejoicing in the public return of live music!  One imagines that the challenge of organizing, rehearsing and … Continue readingORCHESTRATED EMPOWERMENT – REVIEW


In 2019 the Dunedin Youth Orchestra had the pleasure of performing at the iD Fashion Show. Following on from this a number of Orchestra players went into Albany Street Studios to record a few of the pieces performed at the show. Below is one of … Continue readingDYO PERFORM AND RECORD ANTHONIE TONNON’S “WATER UNDERGROUND”

Cuckoos and Creek’s Chorus

We had a lot of fun performing ‘Cuckoos and Creek’s Chorus’ on Thursday September 26. Soloist Tessa Dalgety-Evans gave a wonderful rendition of the Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor and Ihlara McIndoe’s Audrey Reid Composition created a special atmosphere. Congratulations to the 2019 Young … Continue readingCuckoos and Creek’s Chorus

Mountain Kings and Other Things – REVIEW

DYO rocks out with a rumble and a roar at Kavanagh College! In a brilliantly chosen programme, on Wednesday, 19th of September, the Dunedin Youth Orchestra succeeded once again in meeting and surpassing any expectations an enthusiastic and rapt audience may have had. Although she … Continue readingMountain Kings and Other Things – REVIEW

Upcoming concert – Mountain Kings and Other Things!

  The Dunedin Youth Orchestra 2018 semester 2 concert, conducted by Anthony Ritchie, will be held at Kavanagh College Auditorium on 19 September. Come along to hear our exciting programme: Borodin – In the Steppes of Central Asia (Guest conductor: Emily Gordon) Rossini – Theme and … Continue readingUpcoming concert – Mountain Kings and Other Things!

Around the World in 80 Tales – Peter & the Wolf

As part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival the Dunedin Youth Orchestra will be performing at the Dunedin Public Library’s event “Around the World in 80 Tales” on Saturday March 17. Family-friendly stories from around the world will be shared.  Come along at 2pm to come see us perform … Continue readingAround the World in 80 Tales – Peter & the Wolf