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Euan Stevenson and Byre Opera in session

Jamie MacDougall presents a round-up of this summer's Scottish festivals.

Jamie MacDougall presents a round-up of this summers Scottish classical music festivals, including the East Neuk Festival, Music at Paxton, St.Magnus International Festival, and the Edinburgh International Festival. Pianist, Euan Stevenson, performs two of his spell-binding compositions, based on the works of Erik Satie and Byre Opera sing live in the studio, before they raise the curtain on their European premiere of Madeleine Dring's murder mystery opera, 'Cupboard Love'. And My Music, this week, comes from the Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Mark Adams.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 16: II. Scherzo. Vivace

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
    • Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1.
  • Giuseppe Demachi

    Symphony in F Major, "Le campane di Roma" (The Bells of Rome)

    Performer: Europa Galante.
    • Improvisata: Sinfonie con titoli.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    Sonata Op 7, Scherzo Allegro grazioso

    Performer: Tasmin Little.
    • Tasmin Little Plays.
  • Euan Stevenson

    Meditation, based on Gymnopedie No 3

    Performer: Euan Stevenson.
  • Euan Stevenson

    Reverie, Based on Gnossienne No 2

    Performer: Euan Stevenson.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 5 (Op.67) in C minor, 1st movement; Allegro con brio

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • The Beethoven Symphonies: Live from the Edinburgh Festival.
  • Amy Beach

    Invocation, Op.55 (1904)

    Performer: Tasmin Little.
    • Tasmin Little Plays.
  • Howard Hanson

    Hanson: Symphony No. 2, Op. 30 "Romantic": II. Andante con tenerezza

    Performer: Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Hanson, H.: Music of Howard Hanson, Vol. 1 - Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4 / Fantasy-V.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 10 in B minor for string orchestra

    Performer: Ensemble Cameleon.
    • Young hearts on Fire.
  • Louis Andriessen

    Un beau baiser

    Performer: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Performer: Paul Hillier.
    • First Drop.
  • Madeleine Dring

    talian dance for oboe and piano

    Performer: Leslie Odom. Performer: Soomee Yoon.
    • Scène rustique.
  • Madeleine Dring

    How Nice It Is When Husbands Die

    Performer: Teddy Day. Performer: Caroline Taylor. Performer: Claire Innes-Hopkins.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Murder Is An Ugly Word

    Performer: Teddy Day. Performer: Caroline Taylor. Performer: Claire Innes-Hopkins.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's Feast Suite, Op. 51: No.2 Solitude

    Performer: Mr. McFall's Chamber.
    • Solitudes: Baltic Reflections.
  • Clara Schumann

    Drei Romanzen Op 22, Leidenschaftlich schnell

    Performer: Tasmin Little.
    • Tasmin Little Plays.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major Op 71, No 2 (Finale)

    Performer: Maxwell String Quartet.
    • Joseph Haydn: String Quartets.
  • Pavel Kolesnikov

    Mazurka In A Flat, Op. 50/2

    • Chopin: Mazurkas.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Lieder, Op. 27, TrV 170: No. 3, Heimliche Aufforderung

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Richard Strauss: Through Life and Love.
  • John Tavener

    The Protecting Veil

    Performer: Matthew Barley. Performer: Sinfonietta Rīga.
    • Tavener: The Protecting Veil.


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