Christmas Classics

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20091225

20091225

Join the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and tenor Jamie MacDougall under the mistletoe for their yuletide celebration of Christmas musical favourites. Conducted by Stephen Bell.

20111225

A celebration of Christmas musical favourites.

20121225

Jamie MacDougall and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra bring musical Christmas cheer.

Celebrate 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year' as the fine tenor voice of Jamie MacDougall joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for a magical array of Christmas musical classics. Conductor Stephen Bell waves his baton, and whisks the orchestra into a festive frenzy with music and carols for all the family. From the stage of The Music Hall, Aberdeen, Jamie and the orchestra perform hits such as 'The Christmas Song', 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' and 'Jingle Bells' in all their symphonic glory.

20131225

Classics Unwrapped's Jamie MacDougall joins the BBC SSO and conductor Stephen Bell for a festive jamboree.

Alongside favourite carols, While Shepherds Watched and In The Bleak Midwinter, the orchestra will take to the stage of the Aberdeen Music Hall, under the baton of renowned conductor Stephen Bell (Proms in the Park, Music Nation), to perform a cracker-load of crotchets and quavers: orchestral gems such as Leroy Anderson's Christmas Festival and Malcolm Arnold's The Holly and the Ivy.

Jamie himself will be showcasing his fine tenor voice as he serenades you with seasonal hits like White Christmas. Delivering a sleigh-full of wintry classics and festive tunes, it's the perfect musical accompaniment for your Christmas Lunch.

20141225

Jamie MacDougall joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for a concert of Christmas music. Conducted by Stephen Bell, the orchestra play songs and orchestral music readily associated with the December period: by Tchaikovsky and Irving Berlin and Leroy Anderson and more.

20151224

'Tis the night before Christmas and all through the house, people are listening to Jamie MacDougall and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performing the most melodious of seasonal bounties. From orchestral classics by Bach, and Tchaikovsky's famous Nutcracker; to swinging versions of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas. A special recording from Aberdeen's Music Hall, join conductor Richard Balcombe and the orchestra for the perfect music to fill up your ears, and leave you singing into Christmas Day.