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Radio 3 at The Biggest Weekend - Live from Perth

Radio 3 at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend in Perth, with the BBC SSO, Martyn Brabbins, Karien Polwart, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Danielle de Niese, and Nigel Kennedy.

Radio 3 at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend.

From the iconic and historic Scone Palace in Perthshire, Scotland, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins, is joined by a host of brilliant musicians to celebrate the best of BBC Music.

Edinburgh born Karine Polwart, winner BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year performs a few of her best known tunes.

Scottish virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie plays the first movement, Da Vinci's wings from Michael Daugherty 's Concerto - Dream Machine, written in 2014. It is a piece that is a tribute to the imagination of inventors who dream about new machines.

Star soprano Danielle de Niese joins the orchestra, bringing her unique combination of artistic credibility and exotic 21st century allure.

After the Interval, one of classical music's true greats, the violinist, Nigel Kennedy and his band, join the BBC SSO, to play some of the greatest music ever written.

Live from BBC Music's Biggest Weekend, the concert is presented from the stage by Katie Derham.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Karine Polwart

    Live from the stage at the Biggest Weekend

    Performer: Karine Polwart. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Michael Daugherty

    Dreamachine

    Performer: Evelyn Glennie. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I Feel Pretty

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I could have Danced all Night

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Georges Bizet

    Habanera

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    The Confession of Isobel Gowdie

    Featured Artist: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Featured Artist: Donald Runnicles.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Missa Dunelmis

    Conductor: Sir James MacMillan. Choir: Cappella Nova.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in A minor

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for 2 violins

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • George Gershwin

    They Can't Take that Away from Me

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for 2 violins

  • George Gershwin

    Porgy & Bess

  • George Gershwin

    The man I love

  • George Gershwin

    Oh, Lady Be Good

  • Django Reinhardt

    Swing 39

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