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The Strangest of Angels

A poignant and imaginative reflection on events during Janet Frame’s time at Seacliff Mental Hospital, The Strangest of Angels is a harrowing and hopeful experience that throws light on mental health then and now.

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Beethoven to Baby

Delight your little ones at this vibrant interactive concert featuring well-known music that has been specially arranged for six DSO musicians.

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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.

The Strangest of Angels



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Latest News & Reviews

Review - 15 Sep 2022

Review : 'Rhapsody', The Star

Spectacular piano fireworks combined with lyricism and nostalgia in Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s spellbinding 'Rhapsody' concert on Saturday night.

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Review - 12 Sep 2022

Virtuoso piano performance admired by all

A near-capacity audience was dazzled by a stellar performance of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini Op 4 at the Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday.

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News - 10 Sep 2022

Following her dreams

Pianist Sara Lee is looking forward to competing overseas again after Covid-19 drove competitions online. She talks to Rebecca Fox about her favourite composers.

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News - 08 Sep 2022

A ‘Rhapsody’ of drama, nostalgia and magic

Dunedin-based conductor Kenneth Young is looking forward to a "rewarding musical time" when he takes the podium for Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s "Rhapsody" concert on Saturday.

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