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The Best of Classics Unwrapped 2018

Craig Armstrong, The Dunedin Consort, Sean Shibe, Aura Brass, Katherine Bryan, The Brodick Quartet and National Youth Orchestra of Scotland all feature on Classics 2018 highlights.

Jamie revisits some of the highlights from the Classics Unwrapped studio this year, with music from Craig Armstrong, Aura Brass, Katherine Bryan, The Brodick Quartet, The Dunedin Consort, National Youth Orchestra of Scotland and Sean Shibe. There’s another chance to hear Tony Moffat and Val McDermid choose their My Music, plus composer Gareth Williams shares the music of Dobrinka Tabakova and Anna Clyne.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Gareth Williams

    First Night

    Composer: Admiral Fallow. Librettist: Sian Evans. Ensemble: NOISE and Admiral Fallow.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Dance of the Knights (Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Romeo And Juliet.
    • CBS.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet Op18, 1st mvt.

    Ensemble: Brodick Quartet.
  • Phil Alexander


    Music Arranger: Ben Norris. Ensemble: Brodick Quartet.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Quartet For The End Of Time

    Performer: Anthony Pleeth. Performer: Michel Béroff. Performer: Erich Gruenberg. Performer: Gervase de Peyer.
    • Messiaen: Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps.
    • EMI.
  • Judith Weir


    Orchestra: NYoS ymphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
  • Francesco Navara

    Sinfonia for 5 in C major

    Ensemble: Dunedin Consort.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Frozen River Flows

    Performer: Janey Miller. Performer: Joby Burgess.
    • World Of The Oboe.
    • Oboe Classics.
  • Gareth Williams

    Where Does It All Come From?

    Composer: Admiral Fallow. Librettist: Sian Evans. Ensemble: NOISE.
  • Craig Armstrong

    If You Should Fall

    Performer: Craig Armstrong.
  • Craig Armstrong

    Sun On You

    Performer: Craig Armstrong.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Song To The Moon

    Performer: Katherine Bryan. Performer: Edward Cohen.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    H.M.S. Pinafore (extracts)

    Performer: Sasha Savaloni. Performer: Laura Sergeant. Author: William Gilbert. Music Arranger: Derek Clark. Singer: Jessica Leary. Singer: Oscar Castellino. Narrator: Steven Wren.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    From Galloway

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Sir James MacMillan


    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Anna Clyne

    Rest These Hands

    Performer: Amy Kauffman. Performer: Cornelius Dufallo.
    • The Violin.
    • VIA Records.
  • Michael Kamen


    Ensemble: Aura Brass.


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