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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

Bliss: Edinburgh
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.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 Aug 2017 22:00