Edinburgh 70: Usher Hall Closing Concert
The 2017 Edinburgh International Festival's closing concert from The Usher Hall marks their 70th anniversary: performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Martyn Brabbins.
Recorded earlier this evening at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Presented by Jamie MacDougall
Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (Suite)
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Mahler: Rückert Lieder
Ned Bigham: Staffa
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe (Suite No 2)
Strauss: Emperor Waltz
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Martyn Brabbins close the 2017 Usher Hall Season, with a special concert to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Edinburgh International Festival. They present a range of works including some music heard in the first season back in 1947, and the world premiere of Ned Bigham's piece inspired by the Scottish isle of Staffa.
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