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Ulster Orchestra, Folk Connections

Ivan Hewett presents music from a recent concert given by the Ulster Orchestra. Plus composer Sally Beamish with Scottish fiddle player Chris Stout and harpist Catriona McKay.

Ivan Hewett presents music from a concert given by the Ulster Orchestra earlier this month. Plus Hear and Now joins Radio 3's Folk Connections, including the latest instalment of Modern Muses, the downloadable series where composers and performers tell the stories behind their musical collaborations. This week features Sally Beamish with Scottish musicians, fiddler Chris Stout and harper Catriona McKay, on the creation of Beamish's folk-infused, improvisatory double concerto, Seavaigers.

Elaine Agnew
Twilight (2010)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

Piers Hellawell
Dogs & Wolves (2005, BBC Commission)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

Ed Bennett
Ausland (2005)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

Marion Ingolsby
The Heron by the Weir (2008)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

Ian Wilson
Mutazione: Piano Concerto (2003, WP)
Matthew Schellhorn (piano)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

Modern Muses: Sally Beamish, Chris Stout and Catriona McKay

Sally Beamish
Seavaigers
Chris Stout (fiddle)
Catriona McKay (harp)
Scottish Ensemble.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Elaine Agnew

    Twilight

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: David Brophy (conductor).
  • Piers Hellawell

    Dogs & Wolves

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: David Brophy.
  • Ed Bennett

    Ausland

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: David Brophy (conductor).
  • Marion Ingolsby

    The Heron by the Weir

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: David Brophy.
  • Ian Wilson

    Mutazione: Piano Concerto

    Performer: Matthew Schellhorn. Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: David Brophy (conductor).
  • Sally Beamish

    Seavaigers

    Performer: Chris Stout. Performer: Catriona McKay. Performer: Scottish Ensemble.

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