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Old Dovorians News – Winter 2021

Kimberley Sterling D03 – 08 Returns Off Operational Tour

Kimberley Sterling (D03 -08) has just returned from an operational tour with the 1st Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles in Kosovo, as part of the NATO operation to help relocate and settle Afghan former employees of NATO.

The deployment was a 60 day operation, completed by 140 troops from the Royal Gurkha Files, along with additional personnel from across the UK Armed forces, who are providing force protection and assistance in processing about 2,000 former NATO contractors and their families.

About 150 Afghan former NATO employees and their families will be relocated to the UK after being evacuated from Afghanistan

Graham Dalby S71 – 76 Conducts A Mozart Anniversary Concert

The Trowbridge Philharmonic Choir , supported an orchestra of past Trinity College musicians , all under the baton of Graham Dalby S71 – 76, who performed an anniversary concert to remember the 230 years since Mozart died, in which they performed his wonderful Requiem.

One of the principle soloists was in fact Graham Dalby’s daughter, Cassie Dalby, who is  mezzo – soprano, who attended the Royal College of Music, and is a budding young classical soloist who has already made her mark .

The concert was well received by the audience as well as attracting good reviews. A recording of the concert will be published shortly, to find out more information about the Trowbridge Philharmonic Choir follow them via there Facebook page 

Yomi Otubushin (M75-80) Has short film selected at the Munich Short film festival.

Yomi Otubushin M75 – 78 has had his short film, titled “Alien Cowboy” has been chosen to be screened at the Munich short film festival “Zuschauerkino”!! The selected films will then be also shown on Vimeo till the end of the year!

Yomi short film can be seen via this link on his YouTube Channel or you can follow Yomi via his Facebook page

Dai Fujikura L92 -95 and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

In December this year Dai Fujikura had his composition titled “Ghost of Christmas” played by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, which was aired on BBC Radio 3 as part of there “Afternoon Concert” program .

The peace was conducted by Ludovic Morlot, Also this is the first time that Dai has had one of his compositions played by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Kidd Waya (L 07 – 11) Stars in Channel 4’s Documentary Called “Highlife”

Kidd Waya L07 – 11, is a member of the cast of this new Documentary called ‘Highlife’, with the first program in the series was aired on Channel 4 on Friday 10th September 2021 at 22.00 hrs

“Highlife” is a new mini-series documenting the lives of a group of ambitious and successful West African Brits (and their families) chasing their dreams of success and excellence in their industries.

Kidd is part of an amazing cast, who are emerging or prominent figures in music, fashion, sport, and creative industries.