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Final highlights from the 2018 St Magnus International Festival, with the Danish Sinfonietta, Red Note Ensemble and Ensemble Perpetuo performing Debussy, Francaix and Franck.

The final programme in an eclectic week of concert highlights from the St Magnus International Festival in Orkney. The Danish Sinfonietta, regular visitors to this Nordic Festival perform Francaix's jaunty wind quartet while the Ensemble Perpetuo join with pianist Tom Poster and violinist Elena Urioste for a festival performance of Franck's dark and passionate piano quintet. Flautist Ruth Morley opens the programme with an evocation of the Syrinx by Debussy and this Island week ends with David Riddell's innovative arrangements of Scottish folk music designed to send the Orcadian audience home with a spring in their step.

Debussy - Syrinx
Francaix - Wind Quartet
Franck - Piano Quartet
Trad arr Riddell - Red & Dashing

Danish Sinfonietta
David Riddell, conductor
Ruth Morley, flute
Tom Poster, piano
Elena Urioste, violin
Ensemble Perpetuo.

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 27 Jul 2018 13:00

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy


    Performer: Ruth Morley.
  • Jean Françaix

    Wind Quartet

    Ensemble: Danish Sinfonietta.
  • César Franck

    Quintet in F minor

    Performer: Tom Poster. Performer: Elena Urioste. Ensemble: Ensemble Perpetuo.
  • Trad.

    Red and Dashing

    Music Arranger: David Riddell. Ensemble: Danish Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Riddell.