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


St Edmund's Church
Lidgett Park Road



Franz SchubertSymphony no.8 in B minor 'Unfinished', D.759
Antonín DvořákCello Concerto in B minor, Op.104, B.191
Ludwig van BeethovenCoriolan Overture, Op.62


Doug Boyd – cello

Leeds College of Music Community Orchestra

Programme Note

Doug was born in Edinburgh and began learning the cello aged 11. He later attended the Junior Department of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, before progressing to the University of York, where he attained a BA in Music. In 1998 he moved to Manchester to continue his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music with Jennifer Curtis, and was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Performance in 2000. Remaining in Manchester, he is now enjoying an active professional career as a freelance cellist with ensembles and orchestras throughout the UK, including the BBC Philharmonic, the Royal Liverpool PhilharmonicWelsh National Opera, the BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraOpera North and Skipton Camerata, to name but a few. He is also frequently invited to perform solo and chamber music recitals and concertos with orchestras throughout the North-West.

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