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Packed with thrilling drama and exquisitely lyrical writing, Rachmaninov’s 'Rhapsody', is a tour de force.

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Amalia Plays Mendelssohn

 Amalia Hall is acclaimed for her ability to move audiences with her ‘sumptuous and sweet tone, inherent musicality and natural facility’, so her performance of Mendelssohn’s concerto is bound to be captivating.

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Live orchestral music for the people of Ōtepoti Dunedin, Otago and Southland

Welcome to the DSO! Since 1966, Dunedin’s only professional orchestra has been a key contributor to local and regional cultural vibrancy. It presents its audiences and communities with a wide variety of orchestral masterpieces performed by top international and New Zealand conductors and soloists, as well as a comprehensive range of educational and outreach programmes.

What’s On

We are delighted to share details of the DSO’s 2022 concerts and activities. The power of live orchestral music to entertain and engage with a diverse range of people has been especially evident in our recent uncertain times. This ability of live music to connect people and contribute to society’s well-being has underpinned the selection of our outstanding 2022 conductors and soloists, and of the repertoire to entertain and inspire you - our audience.

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Dunedin Town Hall

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Latest News & Reviews

Review - 18 Aug 2022

DSO and conductor deliver a triumph

A stunning programme of adventurous music, from the Baroque era to the modern day, enthralled a large audience at Saturday’s Dunedin Symphony Orchestra matinee series concert Crouching Tiger.

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Review - 15 Aug 2022

Spellbinding orchestral show

The packed house was spellbound from the opening chord. They were exultant in their prolonged cheering and stamping at the close of the technically challenging and aesthetically electrifying performance of Tan Dun’s Crouching Tiger by cellist Ashley Brown and the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Umberto Clerici.

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News - 11 Aug 2022

Bow to baton a ‘good show of how life can change’

They say every cloud has a silver lining and for Australian-based Umberto Clerici, Covid’s silver lining has been a change in career direction. He tells Rebecca Fox about taking up the baton. Seven years ago Umberto Clerici took to the Dunedin Town Hall stage to perform a cello concerto.

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News - 10 Aug 2022

A golden opportunity

Working alongside conductor Umberto Clerici this week, as the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra prepares for this weekend’s Crouching Tiger matinee concerts, is a thrill for assistant conductor Leonard Weiss.

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