Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


All Saints Church
Bark Hart Road



Giuseppe VerdiLa Forza Del Destino: Overture
Johannes BrahmsSymphony no.4 in E minor, Op.98
Antonín DvořákCello Concerto in B minor, Op.104, B.191


Raymond Lewis – Conductor
Sylvia Seaton – Leader
Madeleine Ridd – cello

Orpington Symphony Orchestra

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Programme Note

Madeleine Ridd began playing the cello when she was four, achieving Grade 8 Distinction at thirteen and ABRSM Diploma Distinction at seventeen.  As a student at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, she studied with Christine Livingstone and attended many Chamber Music courses, both in the UK and Italy. During her time as a Music student at Merton College Oxford, Madeleine performed in numerous orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as conducting Merton College Orchestra and singing in Merton Chapel Choir.  She has attended master-classes with members of the Allegri quartet and City of London Sinfonia. In 2006 she won the Oxford University Philharmonia’s annual Concerto Competition, and performed the Elgar Cello Concerto in Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre, and with the orchestra at the Musikverein in Vienna.


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