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8 July 2017

Gala concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of St.Christopher’s Hospice by Dame Cicely Saunders.

Overture The Magic Flute

Piano Concerto No.3
soloist: Leslie Howard

Symphony No.9 in E minor From the New World



Leigh O'Hara

Paula Tysall

Concert starts at 7.00pm (note earlier time)

All Saints' Church
Lovelace Road
West Dulwich, SE21 8JY

Tickest available on the door or
online from Eventbrite.

(£20 (with reception after the concert)/12/10)
Under 16s free



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Trustees are the committee members listed on the committee page

Photo: Ingrid Beazley: DSO in rehearsal Nov 2011

photo by Ingrid Beazley 

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Future DSO concert dates

2017: 18 November
2018: 17 March, 30 June.

2017-18 programme


We have vacancies for violins, violas and double basses. Contact info@dulwichsymphonyorchestra.org.uk



”I’ve always wanted to sing ….” Singing is good for body and soul. Come and join a friendly community choir for the over 60s (directed by DSO's Ruth Holton). Tuesdays 2.15-3.45pm. Guernsey Grove Community Centre, 46 Guernsey Grove, London SE24 9DE (near Brockwell Park). Contribution of £1 per session welcome. Details here.

Philip McKenna Young Composer Award

DSO is pleased to announce that the Phillip McKenna Young Composer Award has been won this year by Zachary Fox, for his composition The River’s Journey.

The runner-up was William Horseman.

Congratulations to both of these promising young composers.

For details of the competition, follow this link.

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Anna Harvey sings Grieg's A Swan in June 2013.

Recording of Boyan Ivanov playing Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with DSO, conducted by Lindsey Ryan in November 2010.

DSO partnership with the Croydon Performing ArtsFestival

DSO partners with the Croydon Performing Arts Festival to offer one of the finalists in the advanced concerto class the chance to play with a full orchestra. Some of the area's most promising young players enter the competition every year, the finals of which are in May. Past winners Felicity Smith, Anna Harvey,Emma Halnan and Matilda lloyd have performed with DSO. 2015's winner, Bocheng Wang, plays in DSO's June 2016 concert.

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