Joint Concert- Epiphany Term 2019
Saturday 7th March 2020 | Elvet Methodist Church
'High praise must be given to Will Fox and the chamber orchestra, especially all the soloists, for their
highly professional performances in both pieces.'
'The orchestra dealt well with the gradual rhythmic disintegration of the material
towards the latter half of the piece under the direction of Marcello Palazzo ... Overall,
this was a thoroughly enjoyable performance.'
'The orchestra should be congratulated for delivering such an exemplary concert, which was a touching tribute to the late Orlando Gonzales, father of a former DUOS member.'
Chamber Concert - Michaelmas 2019
Friday 7th December 2019 | Castle Great Hall
'The orchestra boasted a well-balanced and diverse programme executed to perfection.'
'Gabriel Francis-Dehqani was a joy to watch and listen to and the rest of the orchestra supported him beautifully, filling the space effectively even though there were so few of them.'
All-in-all, this was a brilliant first concert by DUOS chamber this year, and I’m certainly looking forward to the rest of their concerts this year!'
The brave and the bold -
Saturday 23rd November 2019 | Elvet Methodist Church
‘Marcello Palazzo’s conducting extracted beautiful musicality from the players’
‘Laura’s virtuosity and character in bringing this fantastic piece to life rightly blew away the audience; an excellent rendition of a formidable concerto’
The debut performance of DUOS 2019-20 has certainly been a success, with a brave and bold programme, fierce playing, and wonderful musicianship all round.
A Symphonic Journey -
Saturday 22nd June 2019 | Durham Cathedral
"The Durham Cathedral acoustic works wonders with the orchestra; a thoroughly strong performance from DUOS Chamber...
...The intensity from all was suitably bombastic and passionate...
Once again, DUOS Symphony demonstrates its passion and energy in bringing to life one of the true greats of the 20th Century symphonic repertoire, and one of Alex’s favourite works, to conclude his four-year association with the society."
Joint CONCERT -
Saturday 16th March 2019 | Elvet Methodist Church
"Durham University Orchestral Society pulled off a fantastically challenging concert last night; with the forces of the Chamber and Symphony Orchestras combined, the height of Durham’s instrumental musicianship was certainly on show...
...Rapid string writing was played with impressive virtuosity....
...DUOS were on a very high form tonight."