Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a concert of works by James MacMillan, in conversation with the composer. MacMillan himself conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a recent concert of works by James MacMillan, in conversation with the composer at his home in Glasgow. MacMillan himself conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a programme which includes world premieres of two recently rediscovered early orchestral works, Symphonic Study and The Keening, and the concert's centrepiece is his violin concerto, A Deep but Dazzling Darkness, featuring the BBC SSO's leader Laura Samuel.
Symphonic Study (World Premiere)
For Sonny (World Premiere of new arrangement)
A Deep but Dazzling Darkness for solo violin, ensemble and tape (Scottish Premiere)
Exsultet for brass quintet
The Keening (World Premiere)
Laura Samuel - violin
James MacMillan - conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Recorded at City Halls, Glasgow.