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Sunday, October 2, 2016


(Russell Scott, DCO resident conductor)

For the first time in many years, the Durban City Orchestra returns to the idyllic setting of the Marianhill Monastery Church.

Featuring a melodious programme that will please even the most critical of music lovers, the DCO will surprise and delight on October 9.

In the spotlight is DCO principal clarinet player Brett Alborough, playing Weber’s 1st Clarinet Concerto, which exploits the myriad complexities the clarinet can offer. The main work of the day will be Dvorak’s exuberant 8th Symphony, a powerhouse work that allows the entire orchestra to shine through flowing folk melodies and Czech influences.

Conducted by DCO resident conductor Russell Scott, the 55 piece DCO will open the concert with Verdi’s immortal overture to La Forza Del Destino.

“The wonderful acoustic and beautiful surrounds of the Marianhill Monastery Church lends itself perfectly to a Sunday afternoon of incredible music, played by passionate musicians,” says Russell Scott.

The concert starts at 15h00 on October 9 at the Marianhill Monastery Church. Tickets R00 (R80 pensioners & students). For more information contact 082 968 7650 or email: