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09/09/2014

Jamie MacDougall talks to William Conway, artistic director of the Hebrides Ensemble, about Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale, which he also plays in full.

Jamie MacDougall talks to William Conway, the artistic director of The Hebrides Ensemble, about Stravinsky's 'The Soldier's Tale'. It was performed by The Hebrides Ensemble at the Queen's Hall during the Edinburgh International Festival and was recorded by the BBC. You can be hear this performance on Classics Unwrapped with the actor Graham F Valentine narrating this timeless and entertaining story about a soldier selling his soul to the devil.
Jamie will be looking ahead to Proms In The Park which will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Scotland on Saturday 13th September from 7.30pm.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Tue 9 Sep 2014 20:05

Music Played

  • George Gershwin

    Mexican Dance

    Performer: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Erich Kunzel.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    American String Quartet

    Performer: Pavel Haas Quartet.
  • Léo Delibes

    The Flower Duet

    Performer: Katherine Jenkins and Kiri Te Kanawa.
  • Jules Massenet

    Pourquoi Me Reveiller

    Performer: Noah Stewart.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Well-Tempered Clavier, Prelude No1

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Soldier’s Tale Part 1

    Performer: Stephanie Gonley, Elena Hull, Yann Ghiro, Ursula Leveaux, Mark O'Keeffe, John Kenny, Oliver Cox, Graham F Valentine. Conductor: William Conway.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Soldier’s Tale Part 2

    Performer: Stephanie Gonley, Elena Hull, Yann Ghiro, Ursula Leveaux, Mark O'Keeffe, John Kenny, Oliver Cox, Graham F Valentine. Conductor: William Conway.
  • Thomas Traill

    My Luv’s in Germanie

    Performer: Anna Prohaska.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Oboe Concerto in D Minor (transc Balsom)

    Performer: Alison Balsom, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Baldur Brönnimann.
  • Kurt Weill

    Oh Captain! My Captain!

    Performer: Bostridge and Drake.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride In A Fast Machine

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • George Gershwin

    Mexican Dance

    Performer: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Erich Kunzel.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    American String Quartet

    Performer: Pavel Haas Quartet.
  • Léo Delibes

    The Flower Duet

    Performer: Katherine Jenkins and Kiri Te Kanawa.
  • Jules Massenet

    Pourquoi Me Reveiller

    Performer: Noah Stewart.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Well-Tempered Clavier, Prelude No1

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Soldier’s Tale Part 1

    Performer: Stephanie Gonley, Elena Hull, Yann Ghiro, Ursula Leveaux, Mark O'Keeffe, John Kenny, Oliver Cox, Graham F Valentine. Conductor: William Conway.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Soldier’s Tale Part 2

    Performer: Stephanie Gonley, Elena Hull, Yann Ghiro, Ursula Leveaux, Mark O'Keeffe, John Kenny, Oliver Cox, Graham F Valentine. Conductor: William Conway.
  • Thomas Traill

    My Luv’s in Germanie

    Performer: Anna Prohaska.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Oboe Concerto in D Minor (transc Balsom)

    Performer: Alison Balsom, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Baldur Brönnimann.
  • Kurt Weill

    Oh Captain! My Captain!

    Performer: Bostridge and Drake.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride In A Fast Machine

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

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