Dyson Down Under: 2 hour radio programme on 30/10
Established in 1998
The Sir George Dyson Trust was established in 1998, with the composer's daughter, Alice Dyson, as chairman. Alice died in 2013. Lewis Foreman became Chairman and Adminstrator. Other trust members are Judith Dyson, Sandrey Date, James Eggleston, Rolf Jordan, Jonathan Clinch, Peter Linnett and Tom Hammond-Davies. Paul Spicer was appointed adviser to the Trust in 2008. The Trust’s declared purpose is to advance the education of the public in the understanding and appreciation of music of the late Sir George Dyson and by making available his manuscripts, writings, scores, drafts and memoranda for the encouragement of the study of his work.
See the NEWS page for full information about everything going in this 50th anniversary year of George Dyson's death.
It is an exciting time for Dyson and lovers of his music. Paul Spicer's long-awaited large-scale biography is now launched and giving people the first opportunity to find out about this fascinating man and his passionately lyrical and often dramatic music.
There are events throughout the year and beyond.
Do send us information of any performances and events relating to Dyson which you are mounting or know of.
George Dyson at the honour rehearsal in 1958.
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