Opening Concert: 'Nae Regrets' - Martyn Bennett

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BBC Two Scotland Televises Opening Concert of Celtic Connections 2015

This year's opening concert honours innovative musician Martyn Bennett, who passed away in 2005 aged only 33. Bennett famously used samples of old recordings of traditional music and melded them with modern beats.

The concert presents a new orchestral arrangement of his work, put together by classical violinist and composer Greg Lawson. A host of stars join a specially designed orchestra to recreate Martyn Bennett's studio-based album, using real instruments and singers in the place of electronic sounds and samples.

The BBC is to film the concert, and you'll be able to watch highlights on BBC Two Scotland, in BBC iPlayer and bonus footage here on the BBC Celtic Connections website.

Classic live recording of Martyn Bennett with his band Cuillin Music