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GlasgowKelemen Plays Bartók

Kelemen Plays Bartók
Kodály, Bartók
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Barnabás Kelemen; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices

GlasgowComposer Roots: Bartók and the Concerto

Composer Roots: Bartók and the Concerto
Kodály, Bartók
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Simon Trpčeski

GlasgowHear and Now: Hyde, Hopkins, Bray & Burrell

Hear and Now: Hyde, Hopkins, Bray & Burrell
Bray, Hopkins, Hyde, Burrell
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Marcus Weiss; Marco Blaauw; Geoffrey Paterson

GlasgowJohn Wilson Conducts ‘Appalachian Spring’

John Wilson Conducts ‘Appalachian Spring’
Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Harris
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; John Wilson; Ning Feng

GlasgowComposer Roots: Nielsen’s Fifth

Composer Roots: Nielsen’s Fifth
Nielsen, Mozart
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Martin Fröst
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A whiff of incense as the Proms explore Rachmaninov and religion

Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Rachmaninov was not an especially religious man, yet he composed religious music, most famously the haunting All-Night Vigil (or Vespers) which was the climax to this evening's two Proms. 
****1
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Prom 36: A double dose of darkness

Thomas Dausgaard © Per Morten Abrahamsen
It is dramaturgically risky pitting one musically dark and unfinished work against another. Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra rose to the challenge in Schubert and Mahler.
***11
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Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur

Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra deliver a flawless execution on a night of premières at the Royal Albert Hall.
****1
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Dazzling and searching in English greats

John Wilson and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra © BBC | Mark Allan
A striking performance of The Planets had people humming their favourite bits on their way out of the hall, but the real winner was Vaughan Williams’ neglected valedictory symphony.
***11
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British music from BBCSSO and Farnes

Richard Farnes © Jack Liebeck
BBCSSO and Richard Farnes’s special chemistry in a night of British music. Thoughtful Butterworth and noble Elgar and  Lawrence Power joined the forces for a wonderfully spirited performance of Macmillan’s Viola Concerto.
****1
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