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DDSO concerts and events archive

Concerts and events archive for the Derby & Derbyshire Schools' Orchestra.

2020 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    16 – 18 February 2020 at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert
    18 February 2020 at The Riverside Centre, Pride Park Derby
  • Programme
    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Howard Shore), English Folk Song Suite (Vaughan Williams), Conga del Feugo (Marquez)
  • Conductor
    Natalia Luis-Bassa
  • Media
    Follow the following links to the Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need a Facebook account to view this content).
    – Video: English Folk Song Suite (Vaughan Williams) - View the live English Folk Song Suite broadcast
    – Video: Conga del Fuego (Marquez) - View the live Conga del Fuego broadcast 

2019 Summer Residential Course and Concert


2019 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    17-19 February 2019 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert
    19 February 2019 at The Riverside Centre, Derby
  • Programme
    Unfinished Symphony, movement I (Schubert), Themes from 007 (arr. Custer), A Caveman Told Me (Argenziano) − for DDSO Percussionists, The Dambusters March (Coats, arr. Andrew), Czech Polka (Strauss)
  • Conductor
    Veronica Urrego
  • Media
    Follow the following links to the Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need a Facebook account to view this content). 
    − Video − A Caveman Told Me (view the live broadcast)
    − Video − Themes from 007 (view the live broadcast)

2018 Summer Residential Course and Concert


2018 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    18−20 February 2018 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert
    20 February 2018 at Trent College, Sandiacre
  • Programme
    Petite Suite (Debussy arr. Busser), The Can Can (Offenbach), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (John Williams arr. O'Loughlin)
  • Conductor
    Caroline Hobbs-Smith
  • Media
    Photos and video can be seen on the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need an account to view these photos). Follow the links below: 
    Video − View the performance of Star Wars: The Force Awakens…
    Video − View the performance of Un Bateau from Petite Suite…

2017 Summer Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    17−20 July 2017 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert
    20 July 2017 at The Arc, Matlock
  • Programme
    Creative Composition in collaboration with Sinfonia Viva, Variations on a theme of Haydn (Brahms, arr. Leidig), Libertango (Piazolla arr. Bryant), Buckaroo Holiday from Rodeo (Copland) 
    + performances by Sinfonia Viva
  • Conductor
    Veronica Urrego
  • Media
    Photos and video can be seen on the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need an account to view these photos). Follow the links below: 
    Photos − View rehearsal and concert photos…
    Video − View the performance of Libertango…
    Video − View the performance of Buckaroo Holiday…

2017 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    12−14 February 2017 at the Hayes Conference Centre
  • Concert
    14 February 2017 at The Riverside Centre, Derby
  • Programme
    Masquerade Waltz (Khachaturian arr. Swarenski), Mancini Memories (Mancini arr. Goll), The Lion King (arr. Ted Parsons), Radetsky March (Strauss)
  • Conductor
    Natalia Luis-Bassa

2016 Summer Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    19−21 July 2016 at the Hayes Conference Centre
  • Concert
    21 July 2016 at the Arc, Matlock
  • Programme
    Crown Imperial (Walton), La Virgen de la Macarena (Trad. arr. Saurer), Romeo and Juliet (Tchaikovsky arr. Andrew), Boulevardier (Curzon)
  • Conductor
    Veronica Urrego

2016 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    14−16 February 2016 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert
    16 February 2016 at the Riverside Centre, Derby
  • Programme
    Grand March from Aida (Verdi arr. Ling), Dance of the Hours (Ponchielli arr. Ling), Entry of the Gladiators (Fucik arr. Wicken), Symphony no.5 Movement IV (Beethoven)
  • Conductor
    Natalia Luis-Bassa

2015 Summer Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    13−16 July 2015 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert
    16 July 2015 at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton
  • Programme
    Symphony no.4, Movement III (Brahms arr. Ling), 1812 Overture (Tchaikovsky arr. Brubaker), Creative Composition in collaboration with Sinfonia Viva
    + items from Sinfonia Viva
  • Conductor
    Simon Bowler
  • Media
    Photos can be seen on the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need an account to view these photos)

2015 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    8−10 February 2015 at the Hayes Conference Centre
  • Concert
    10 February 2015 at the Riverside Centre, Derby
  • Programme
    The Chronicles of Narnia (Greyson-Williams arr. Bulla), Symphony no.1, Movement III - Scherzo (Mahler), Bacchanale (Saint-Saens)
  • Conductor
    Alan Pash
  • Media
    Photos can be seen on the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need an account to view these photos)

2014 Summer Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    15−17 July 2014 at the Hayes Conference Centre
  • Concert
    17 July 2014 at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton
  • Programme
    Tunes from the Trenches (Lawson), Troy (Horner arr. Longfield), Fanfare for the Common Man (Copland arr. Longfield) 
  • Conductor
    Alan Pash
  • Media
    Photos can be seen on the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership Facebook page (you do not need an account to view these photos)

2014 February Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential
    16−18 February 2014 at the Hayes Conference Centre
  • Concert
    18 February 2014 at Kirk Hallam Community Technology & Sports College
  • Programme
    An Outdoor Adventure (Copland), English Dances Set 2, Nos. 1 and 2 (Arnold), Conga del Fuego (Marquez) 
  • Conductor
    Alan Pash

2013 Summer Residential Course and Concert

  • Residential 
    15−18 July 2013 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
  • Concert 
    18 July 2013 at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton
  • Programme
    Prelude from Te Deum (Marc-Antoine Charpentier), A Creative Composition in collaboration with Sinfonia Viva 
    Tango (Isaac Albeniz), Symphony no.3, Movement I (Borodin), Land of the Mountain and the Flood (Hamish McCunn) 
    + items from Sinfonia Viva
  • Conductor
    Simon Bowler