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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 August 2013

A busy programme this week as Jamie speaks to Edinburgh Festival director Sir Jonathan Mills about the café concerts, opera double bills and orchestral greats on offer in Edinburgh this year. Also joining him in the studio, students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on their new children's theatre company Dreamland Theatre, Classical accordionist Paul Chamberlain on his upcoming Fringe concerts and Alex McQuiston shares some exciting musical plans for Dumfries and Galloway - the International Musicians Platform.

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for Leroy Anderson

    Leroy Anderson The Typewriter

    Performer: Leroy Anderson

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

    Performer: The Sinfonia Of London Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell To The Hills And Vales and The Triumphing Dance

    Performer: St. James Singers Conductor: Ivor Bolton

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler In Ruhig Fliesender Bewegung

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Conductor: Simon Rattle

  • Image for Béla Bartók

    Béla Bartók Romanian Folk Dances - Stick Dance / In One Spot / Horn Dance / Fast Dance

    Performer: Daniel Hope and Sebastian Knauer

  • Image for Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov

    Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov The Seasons - Scene 3 L'Ete

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Conductor: Neeme Jarvi

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Swan, The (Le Cygne)

    Performer: Yo-Yo Ma

  • Image for Francis Poulenc

    Francis Poulenc Les Anges Musiciens

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau and Felicity Lott

  • Image for Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

    Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky La Cabane Sur Des Pattes De Poule

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonica Conductor: Valery Gergiev

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in D Minor (BWV 554)

    Performer: Paul Chamberlain

  • Image for Zolotariev

    Zolotariev Sonata No.2 - 1st Movement

    Performer: Paul Chamberlain

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio Overture

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonica Conductor: Claudio Abbado

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Alexander's Feast, Ouverture

    Performer: Ludus Baroque

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Violin Sonata, Allegro Vivo

    Performer: Janine Jansen and Itamar Golan

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No.23 in A major, K488, Adagio

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida and Cleveland Orchestra

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Alexander's entry into Pskov

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra and Chorus of the Mariinsky Theatre Conductor: Valery Gergiev


Video Session: The Edinburgh Quartet

The Edinburgh Quartet - Tchaikovsky Quartet No 1, andante cantabile (2nd movementt)

Scotland's top string quartet on top form, filmed in Studio One

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