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Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Szymanowski, MacMillan, Berlioz

Royal Scottish National Orchestra under Peter Oundjian. James MacMillan: Little Mass. Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No 2 (soloist: Nicola Benedetti). Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique.

In a year-long celebration of the 125 years of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian takes the helm for a colourful evening of romance, drama and sheer sensuous beauty. Nicola Benedetti performs the Szymanowski Violin Concerto which has become synonymous with her name since her performance of this work at the final of the Young Musician of the Year competition in 2004. James MacMillan's substantial 'Little Mass' which received its first performance last year in Liverpool enjoys a reprise on home turf in this performance with the sparkling young RSNO junior chorus

James MacMillan - Little Mass
Szymanowski - Violin Concerto No 2

8.30 Interval
MacMillan - From Ayrshire (from CD 'Mendelssohn, MacMillan, Mozart')
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
James MacMillan, conductor

Mahler - Piano Quartet in A minor (from CD 'The Silver Violin')
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Tom Dunn, viola
Leonard Elschenbroich, cello
Alexei Grynuk, piano

8.50
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

Nicola Benedetti, violin
RSNO Junior Chorus (Christopher Bell, choirmaster)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sir James MacMillan

    Little Mass for children's chorus and orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Choir: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Junior Chorus. Conductor: Peter Oundjian.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Piano Quartet

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Tom Dunn. Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Performer: Alexei Grynyuk.
    • Silver Violin.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu No 4 in A flat major, Op 90

    Performer: Grigory Sokolov.
    • Deutsche Grammoph.

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