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One of the UK's most innovative ensembles, their work has been performed, installed and experienced across Europe, North America and the Middle East, and their soundtracks have featured on BBC Television and at Tate Modern.

The DRO have toured and performed internationally with the likes of Martin Carthy, Godspeed You Black Emperor, Pere Ubu, Silver Mount Zion, Eric Chenaux, Silver Apples and Baby Dee.

Aside from their own unique performances, they have composed works for performance by  the London Contemporary Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia and the Ukranian Conservertoire, and collaborated with The Pitt Rivers Museum. They perform as a Duo or a Trio.

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Sutari /DRO Tour - Free Folk in Brexit Britain (suported by Arts Council England)

10th July - Colchester - Colchester Arts Centre

11th July - Norwich - Norwich Arts Centre

12th July - London - Old Queen's Head (Nest Collective)

13th July - Nottingham - The Maze (Cultural Vibrations Promotions)

14th July - Hull - The New Adelphi

15th July - Leeds - Leeds Polish Centre (Mewl Music Promotions)

16th July - Oxford - Holywell Music Rooms - (Oxford Contemporary Music)




Nanook of the North (1922 - Robert Flaherty)

live soundtrack performance

with Oxford Contemporary Music (OCM)

The Belman's Lament

a song from Tyburnia, shot at Combe Gibbet

film by Emma Crouch

The Whipping Cheer

a song from Tyburnia, performed on Hemp Break


Summer Tour 2018 Announced


We are excited to be combining efforts with Polish free folk trio Sutari we will be touring the UK in July 2017. We met at the amazing Fanø Free Folk Festival last summer, and knew we had to perform together again.


Go to the project page for more information.