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Amy Dickson

Amy Dickson


Amy Dickson Saxophone

Amy Dickson is one of Australia’s most notable musical exports. A trailblazer, she was the first saxophonist to win the ABC Young Performers Award; and the Prince’s Prize, the Gold Medal of the Royal Overseas League, and a Classic BRIT Award. She has topped the UK classical charts. Now based in London, Amy Dickson was born in Sydney and took her first saxophone lesson aged six. She made her concerto debut at 16, and at 18 made her first recording as soloist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. That year she moved to London to study at the Royal College of Music, and then at the Amsterdam Conservatorium. Since then, her career has been on an extraordinary trajectory, balancing popular acclaim with critical adulation for her warm stage presence and astounding technical and musical abilities.

 

Hear her in all 6 concerts

Concert 1 | SCHMITT Légende, op 66 (with Amir Farid, piano)
Concert 2 | KOPPEL Quintet for saxophone and string quartet (with Goldner String Quartet)
Concert 3 | FITKIN Gate for soprano saxophone and piano (with Amir Farid, piano)
Concert 4 | EDWARDS Bright Birds and Sorrows (World Premiere*) (with Elias Quartet)
Concert 5 | WESLEY-SMITH White Knight and Beaver (with Timothy Constable, percussion) 
Concert 6 | DECRUCK Sonata in C-sharp major for alto saxophone and piano (with Amir Farid, piano) 

*Commissioned by Kim Williams AM 
  


"She has an individual and unusual tone, luscious, silky smooth, sultry and voluptuous by turns" Gramophone