European Doctors Orchestra - making music for a good cause

We are an orchestra made up of doctors from across Europe.  We perform two public charity concerts a year, aiming to promote the public's understanding in the performance and appreciation of music, and also to benefit other charity projects (usually related to health and well-being).  The orchestra’s winter meeting has traditionally been in the UK; most recently in The Ulster Hall, Belfast (2017), The Sage, Gateshead / Newecastle (2011, 2016), The Cadogan Hall, London (2012, 2014, 2015), Birmingham Town Hall (2013), and Edinburgh (2010). The summer meeting is in a non-UK city, in June. So far, the orchestra has played in Romania (Bucharest, 2005), Hungary (Budapest, 2006 and 2016), Italy (Verona, 2008), Poland (Poznan, 2009), Norway (Oslo, 2011), Germany (Berlin, 2007 and 2013), Switzerland (Bern, 2014), Slovenia (Ljubljana, 2015), and the Netherlands (Rotterdam, 2017).

 

The 2013 @ITVCentral video by @andybevanitv provides an excellent introduction to the European Doctors Orchestra and our longstanding work...

Link to ITV video on Vimeo.

Please do get in touch with any enquiries.  Our section organisers are keen to hear from new potential players across Europe. Our trustees and local event organisers are also interested to hear from anyone interested in collaborating with us or sponsoring our work.

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30

Jan

2018

Application to play in our Summer Concert now open

If you are a doctor working in Europe and you would like to apply for a place to play in our Summer concert at The University of Warwick then please contact the relevant EDO section organiser before 28 Feb.  Successful applicants will have 14 days from receipt of offer of a place to confirm their acceptance of the offer.  Rehearsals for the next concert begin on the evening of Thursday 31st May 2018 with the concert on Sunday 3rd June 2018.  For details of the registration fee, please see our 'Want to perform?' page.

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Mon

27

Nov

2017

Mahler at the Ulster Hall

Thanks go to our conductor Tim Redmond, the Irish Doctors Choir and their chorus-master Brian MacKay, our soloists Orla Boylan and Doreen Curran, and our concert-master Stephen Cullen for bringing together a powerful and unforgettable night of music at the Ulster Hall!

 

Our thanks also go to the local organising committee for the huge amount of work that they put in to make the event possible.

 

Final question - when can we come back to Belfast?!

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Registered charity number: 1154799

The European Doctors Orchestra aims to promote, improve, develop and maintain public education in the performance and appreciation of music, by the presentation of public concerts and recitals, and to further the work of other charitable organisations involved.