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Great Scot!!

Chief Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles,  has been nominated in the music category for a Spirit of Scotland Award!   You can vote for him by viewing the following link: Click on EXPLORE and you will arrive at a page where you may vote for your favorite Scot!

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Introducing “Prelude and Food” with Sarah Willis!

Learn about Donald’s culinary talent in this wonderful new cooking show! Sarah Willis welcomes the cream of classical musicians and their chosen guests into her kitchen salon to talk about music while they prepare their favourite meal. In Sarah’s Prelude & Food, the cooking is the vehicle for a relaxed, conversational atmosphere with musical flare […]

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Live Stream on BBC Radio 3 tonight: Runnicles and Kozhukhin

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.3 (c.37′) Britten Sinfonia da Requiem (c.21′) Shostakovich Symphony No.9 (c.27′) Denis Kozhukhin piano Donald Runnicles conductor BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra “I need the sound of the trampling of steel-shod boots”, Shostakovich told the first performers of his Ninth Symphony – but this startlingly irreverent “pseudo-comedy” certainly wasn’t the victory march the […]

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Live Stream on BBC Radio 3 Tonight – Runnicles and Rachlin

Johann Strauss’s unofficial Austrian national anthem begins a dance through the imagination of Vienna, a city whose relationship with tradition can be both as tender as Webern’s tribute to Schubert, and as revolutionary as Beethoven’s explosive Fifth Symphony. Or, indeed, 
as personal as Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto, dedicated “to the memory of an Angel”. Expect […]

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