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Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Thomas Wilson: St Kentigern Suite. Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 1. Borodin: Symphony No 1 in E flat.

Louise Fryer presents the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under Martyn Brabbins in a recent concert from Glasgow City Halls. The inspiration for Thomas Wilson - one of Scotland's finest twentieth-century composers - in his St Kentigern Suite was the Glasgow coat of arms which depicts the five miracles of Glasgow's patron saint. Nicolas Altstaedt, currently one of Radio 3's New Generation Artists, performs Shostakovich's gritty and virtuosic cello concerto; and the concert finishes with the First Symphony by his fellow countryman and member of the so-called 'Mighty Handful' in Russia, Alexander Borodin.

Thomas Wilson: St Kentigern suite
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)

2.45pm
Borodin: Symphony no. 1 in E flat major
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Thomas Wilson

    St Kentigern suite

    Conductor: Martyn BRABBINS Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto no. 1 in E flat major Op.107 for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Martyn BRABBINS Performer: Nicolas ALTSTAEDT - Cello Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Alexander Borodin

    Symphony no. 1 in E flat major

    Conductor: Martyn BRABBINS Performer: BBC Scottish S O

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