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.