Jamie MacDougal celebrates the first Proms performance of James MacMillan's The Confession of Isobel Goudie, considered one of the great moments in Scottish music.
Cappella Nova's recordings of Robert Carver's music.
Jamie MacDougal celebrates Scottish classical recordings which resonate beyond Scotland.
Jamie MacDougal looks at recordings which resonate beyond Scotland, focusing on Kenneth McKellar, who is regarded as the finest singer to specialise in Scottish song.
When Alexander Gibson returned to Scotland to take the reigns of the Scottish National Orchestra, he transformed it from a regional orchestra into a significant national treasure.
A principal means of achieving this was his performing and recording of the symphonies of Sibelius.
Alexander Gibson transformed the Scottish National Orchestra from a regional orchestra into a national treasure, primarily through performing and recording the symphonies of Sibelius.
The first Proms performance of James MacMillans 'The Confessions of Isobel Goudie' was one of the great moments of Scottish music.
A young composer with a distinctive voice had burst onto the scene and the BBC SSO's recording spread that voice throughout the world.