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European Doctors Orchestra

An afternoon of fiery music

Add to my Calendar 15-11-2015 15:00 15-11-2015 17:00 36 European Doctors Orchestra The European Doctors Orchestra, initiated in 2004, is a full symphony orchestra of about 100 players, al of whom are medical doctors from many European countries and a wide range of specialties. The EDO meets twice a year for a hectic weekend rehearsing with a charity concert on the Sunday. The summer meeting is in a European city and we have been to Bucharest (2005), Budapest (2006), Berlin (2007 and 2013), Verona (2008), Poznan (2009), Edinburgh (2010) Oslo (2011), Berne/Zurich (2014) and Ljubljana (2015). EDO is now a registered charity (CIO number 5038766) and we are delighted once again to be working with the Royal Brompton Hospital charity, supporting the SPRinT programme which provides important training in Paediatric resuscitation using a more than life-like simulation. The proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to the programme. Rupert Bond, who conducts today’s concert is Musical Advisor to the orchestra and has worked with us on our first event and many subsequent occasions. He is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Music Department of Plymouth University, where he conducts the university orchestra and runs a student conductors course. Rupert is also Musical Director for the Water City Orchestra in East London, Conductor of the Folkestone and Hythe Orchestral Society (Folkestone Symphony), a regular guest conductor for several semi-professional, community and amateur orchestras and choirs and has recently become the conductor of the Southwark Sinfonietta. In 1999 he was made an ARAM - Associate of the Royal Academy – for his services to music.   Boris Brovtsyn was born in Moscow in 1977. He studied at the Central Music School, the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and Guildhall, being awarded the Guildhall medal in 2004. He has played with orchestras throughout Europe and the United States and plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin dated 1862, which has been in his family since 1930.  Cadogan Hall, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Cadogan Hall
5 Sloane Terrace
London
SW1X 9DQ
England


Programme

Richard StraussDon Juan, Op.20
Gustav HolstThe Perfect Fool, Op.39
Paul HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
~ Interval ~
Samuel BarberViolin Concerto, Op.14
Igor StravinskyThe Firebird Suite, 1919

Performers

Boris Brovtsyn – violin
Rupert Bond – conductor

European Doctors Orchestra

Programme Note

The European Doctors Orchestra, initiated in 2004, is a full symphony orchestra of about 100 players, al of whom are medical doctors from many European countries and a wide range of specialties.

The EDO meets twice a year for a hectic weekend rehearsing with a charity concert on the Sunday. The summer meeting is in a European city and we have been to Bucharest (2005), Budapest (2006), Berlin (2007 and 2013), Verona (2008), Poznan (2009), Edinburgh (2010) Oslo (2011), Berne/Zurich (2014) and Ljubljana (2015).

EDO is now a registered charity (CIO number 5038766) and we are delighted once again to be working with the Royal Brompton Hospital charity, supporting the SPRinT programme which provides important training in Paediatric resuscitation using a more than life-like simulation. The proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to the programme.

Rupert Bond, who conducts today’s concert is Musical Advisor to the orchestra and has worked with us on our first event and many subsequent occasions.

He is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Music Department of Plymouth University, where he conducts the university orchestra and runs a student conductors course. Rupert is also Musical Director for the Water City Orchestra in East London, Conductor of the Folkestone and Hythe Orchestral Society (Folkestone Symphony), a regular guest conductor for several semi-professional, community and amateur orchestras and choirs and has recently become the conductor of the Southwark Sinfonietta.

In 1999 he was made an ARAM - Associate of the Royal Academy – for his services to music.

 

Boris Brovtsyn was born in Moscow in 1977. He studied at the Central Music School, the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and Guildhall, being awarded the Guildhall medal in 2004. He has played with orchestras throughout Europe and the United States and plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin dated 1862, which has been in his family since 1930. 

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