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Jamie's pick of the Edinburgh International Festival

Jamie MacDougall looks ahead to the Edinburgh Festival, Principal Clarinet of the BBC SSO Yann Ghiro chooses his My Music, and Bojan Cicic features in Album of the Week.

Jamie looks ahead to the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe with his pick of the bunch, and speaks to composer Ned Bigham about 'Staffa', a re-imagining of a Mendelssohn classic with the RSNO and 3 giant screens. Principal Clarinet of the BBC SSO Yann Ghiro chooses his My Music, and Bojan Cicic with The Illyrai Consort feature in Jamie's Album of the Week.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Suite bergamasque for piano, no.1; Prelude

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Debussy: Children's Corner, Suite Bergamasque, Pour le Piano: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Jules Massenet

    Meditation (Thaïs)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Joshua Bell - Poème ~ Chausson · Massenet · Saint-Saëns · Ravel / RPO · Litton.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Perfidi! All'anglo contra me... Pietà! (Macbeth)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, Valse (3rd movt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 / Hamlet Overture.
    • ORFEO.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Sonata: Andantino

    Performer: Angel Padilla Crespo.
    • Angel Padilla Crespo: Harp.
    • Quindecim Recordings.
    • 003.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Sonata: Rondo allegro

    Performer: Angel Padilla Crespo.
    • Angel Padilla Crespo: Harp.
    • Quindecim Recordings.
    • 004.
  • Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli

    Sonata No 3

    Performer: Bojan Čičić. Ensemble: The Illyria Consort.
    • Sonate da Camera Nos 1-6.
    • Delphian.
    • 009.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kreisleriana Op.16: No.3 Sehr aufgeregt

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Georges Bizet

    Danse bohème (Carmen Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • French Opera Highlights.
    • MERCURY LIVING PRESENCE.
    • 12.
  • Michael Nyman

    A Wild and Distant Shore (The Piano)

    Orchestra: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Nyman.
    • The Piano.
    • VENTURE.
    • 3.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    So Deep

    Choir: The Elysian Singers. Director: Sam Laughton.
    • The Elysian Singers - Cantos Sagrados.
    • Signum.
    • 10.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61 (Scherzo)

    Conductor: Seiji Ozawa. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Narrator: Judy Dench.
    • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Ozawa.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Khachaturian: Spartacus Suites: SNO, Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli

    Sonata No 5

    Performer: Bojan Čičić. Ensemble: The Illyria Consort.
    • Sonate da Camera Nos 1-6.
    • Delphian.
    • 019.
  • Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli

    Sonata No 5

    Performer: Bojan Čičić. Ensemble: The Illyria Consort.
    • Sonate da Camera Nos 1-6.
    • Delphian.
    • 020.
  • Edward Elgar

    Elgar: Pleading, Op 48 (version for clarinet and orchestra)

    Performer: Yann Ghiro. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Elgar Enigma Variations & Other Orchestral Works.
    • Hyperion.
    • 020.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Brahms: 4 Symphonies: Berlin Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Brahms: 4 Symphonies: Berlin Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen

    Performer: Marc Hantaï. Performer: Philippe Pierlot. Performer: Xavier Díaz-Latorre. Music Arranger: Phillipe Pierlot. Singer: Julian Prégardien.
    • Schubertiade: Julian Prégardien.
    • Myrios Classics.
    • 016.
  • Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli

    Sonata No 6

    Performer: Bojan Čičić. Ensemble: The Illyria Consort.
    • Sonate da Camera Nos 1-6.
    • Delphian.
    • 023.

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