Author Archives: Pia Helena Ormerod

A welcome return visit to Dulwich Picture Gallery by the Wihan Quartet

The International Record Review has described the Wihan Quartet from Prague as one of the best quartets in the world. That is something to live up to. “I think it is because until recently all […]

In Their Own Words: The friendship that helped shape Turner into the leading artist of his era

After the acclaimed film about JMW Turner his reputation as an artist remains unblemished but his personal life and obsessions may have dented the perception of this great artist. But how were his younger years, […]

Alleyn’s hosts a star studded concert for Brass for Africa

It is the first time that Alleyn’s is staging a charity concert in their now seven year old acclaimed International series.” It all came about as the famous trumpeter Alison Balsom wanted to do a […]

Gould Piano Trio: yet another Picture Gallery concert in its Master Series

It is on a crackly mobile line from Manchester that Benjamin Frith talks excitedly about The Gould Piano Trio coming to play at Dulwich.  “I’ve heard it’s a most beautiful gallery.” It will certainly be […]

Gin and other pleasures to forget autumn is here

The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery is famous for arranging visits which cover places you might not be able to get into on your own. So popular are these visits that they often sell out […]

In Town Lecture Series offers a touch of Dulwich this year

The In Town Lecture Series arranged by Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery always attracts a large audience. It gives an insight into major exhibitions in the top London galleries and whets the appetite for exhibitions […]

GalleryFilm offers much more than excellent films

“It’s extraordinary to see how our audience for the GalleryFilm has changed during these last couple of years,” says Liz Buchanan, who leads the team responsible for the film nights at Dulwich Picture Gallery. “More and […]

Barbara Dalton: After thirty six years with Dulwich Youth Orchestra a poignant farewell

It was Barbara Dalton’ s first day off after a long career when DOV got in touch with her at her new home in Wiltshire. Barbara’s mind was still whirling after a series of farewell […]

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