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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Shaun Davey, Bela Fleck

Concert from Celtic Connections 2016, with the BBC SSO, Liam O'Flynn (uilleann pipes) and Bela Fleck (banjo). Shaun Davey: The Brendan Voyage (excerpts). Bela Fleck: The Impostor.

Concert recorded last week at the City Halls, Glasgow

Presented by Kate Molleson

The BBC SSO at Celtic Connections 2016 with two instrumental legends: Béla Fleck, banjo, and Liam O'Flynn, uilleann pipes.

Trad. Arr. A. O'Callaghan - Alborada
Liam O'Flynn - The Bridge
Shaun Davey - The Winter's End
Trad Arr. Liam O'Flynn - Port na bPucaí (The Music of the Spirits)
Liam O'Flynn - Knockaulin/The March of the Clans
Phil Cunningham - Farewell to Govan
Shaun Davey - Newfoundland

8.10: Interval

Béla Fleck - The Impostor (Banjo Concerto)

Conductor, Fergus Macleod
Liam O'Flynn, uillean pipes
Arty McGlynn, guitar
Rod McVey, keyboards
Bela Fleck, banjo

As part of the famous Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fergus Macleod, perform a piece first commissioned by the Nashville Symphony and premiered in 2011. Béla Fleck's Banjo Concerto "The Impostor" now has its European Premiere in City Halls, played by the 15-time Grammy-winner himself. It is his first solo-composed work.

Before the interval, the BBC SSO strings accompany Ireland's most revered uilleann piper, Liam O'Flynn, and his legendary colleagues Arty McGlynn, guitar, and Rod McVey, keyboard, in a selection of his previously orchestrated repertoire, including excerpts from Shaun Davey's "The Brendan Voyage".

An evening not to be missed.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Trad.

    Alborada

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Music Arranger: A.O'Callaghan. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fergus Macleod.
  • Liam O’Flynn

    An Droichead - The Bridge

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fergus Macleod.
  • Shaun Davey

    The Winter's End

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fergus Macleod.
  • Trad.

    Port na bPucaí (Bookee) (The Music of the Spirits)

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Music Arranger: Liam O’Flynn.
  • Trad.

    Knockaulin/The March of the Clans

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Music Arranger: Liam O’Flynn. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fergus Macleod.
  • Phil Cunningham

    Farewell to Govan

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fergus Macleod.
  • Shaun Davey

    Newfoundland

    Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fergus Macleod.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Keyboard Sonata in C Major (K.159)

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: Chris Thile.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    2 part invention No 13 (BWV 784)

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: Evelyn Glennie.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka om F-Sharp Minor Op 6 No 1

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: Joshua Bell.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    3 Part invention No 10) BWV 796)

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: Chris Thile. Performer: Edgar Meyer.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Moto Perpetuo Op 11 No 2 (Bluegrass version)

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: James Bryan Sutton.
  • Béla Fleck

    The Impostor (Banjo Concerto)

  • Trad.

    The Gold Ring

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: Liam O’Flynn. Performer: Arty McGlynn. Performer: Rod McVey.
  • Georgi Petrov

    The Land of Orpheus

    Choir: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite.
  • Ivo Papasov & Yuri Yunakov

    Lenorije Chaje

  • George Enescu

    Romanian Rhapsody, Op. 11 No. 1

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
  • Степан Аникиевич Дегтярёв

    Preslavnaia Dnesa

    Choir: Mixed Choir. Conductor: Zdravko Mihaylov.

Credit

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Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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