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Bach and Beyond

Brent Stewart is a multi-talented musician and Luca Manghi is well-known to Dunedin audiences as the orchestra’s Principal Flute and also as a popular soloist with the DSO.

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Celebrating Matariki - Whakanuia Matariki

Celebrating Matariki reflects the universal fascination with stars and planets, including the phenomenon of Matariki which signals the Māori New Year, a time for renewal and celebration in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Crouching Tiger

Based on his Oscar-winning score for Ang Lee's film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Chinese-American composer Dun's Concerto was originally written for cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and continues Dun's exploration of the meeting of East and West cultures, conjuring up exotic landscapes.

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Rhapsody

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.

FORSYTH BARR Matinée Series 1

Bach and Beyond

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King’s and Queen’s Performing Arts Centre

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Latest News & Reviews

News - 28 Apr 2022

DSO welcoming new conductors for the season

The power of live orchestral music to entertain and bring people together in uncertain times is at the heart of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s 2022 season, announced recently.

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Review - 26 Nov 2021

Symphony orchestra’s return a triumph!

The complete and utter joy of making and experiencing music was palpable at Dunedin Town Hall on Friday night as a Covidlimited audience were treated to a superb performance by Dunedin Symphony Orchestra.

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News - 25 Nov 2021

Music finds a way in a pandemic

Covid-19 has come with a silver lining for pianist Diedre Irons — she is in demand and has had her work heard internationally online. She tells Rebecca Fox about windfalls and keeping work fresh.

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News - 25 Nov 2021

Appeal aims to help DSO deal with challenges

The Dunedin Symphony Orchestra will launch its inaugural Keep Making Music Appeal on Monday.

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