SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF SRI LANKA

PRINCIPAL CONDUCTORS

 

Manilal Weerakoon

Manilal Weerakooon’s association with the SOSL commenced in 1972 when he joined the Junior Orchestra as a horn-player, under the direction of Carmel Raffel. The following year, he joined the horn section of the Symphony Orchestra, and was the regular head of the horn section, until 2011.

An alumnus of St. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, he acknowledges a significant influence on his musical education by his association with the former College organist, Russell Bartholomeusz.

He retired in 2011.

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