BBC SCOTLAND presents
MUSIC NATION: A SPORTING FANFARE
Concession price of £7.50 for under 16s and students.
A spectacular celebration of sport and music for the countdown to the London 2012 Olympics. Featuring Scottish musical and sporting stars of today and tomorrow.
Join celebrated Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and its world renowned conductor Donald Runnicles for a spectacular concert on the banks of the Clyde to celebrate the 2012 Olympics. This is an evening to celebrate the uplifting power of classical music and sporting prowess by bringing together world class performers and the best of the country’s young musicians and singers with inspirational tales from some of Scotland's top sports stars.
The concert includes John Williams’ Olympic Fanfare, Vangelis’s theme from Chariots of Fire, Ravel’s Bolero, forever associated with Torvill and Dean’s Olympic triumph in 1984, music from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and the world premiere of a newly commissioned fanfare from acclaimed Scottish composer James MacMillan.
Performing alongside the BBC SSO, Donald Runnicles and Nicola Benedetti will be the National Youth Choir of Scotland, members of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and young people from the Big Noise project in Stirling’s Raploch Estate.
This performance is part of Music Nation - a weekend of nationwide live music devised and led by the BBC – and is a countdown event for the London 2012 Festival.
We hope that you are looking forward to your visit to the SECC - Clyde Auditorium for what promises to be a great evening. Please see the following times and information to help you plan your visit.
1800: Doors to building
1830: Doors to Auditorium
1930: First performance
2100: Second performance
2215: Show ends
(Timings may vary slightly on the night.)
As this event has free seating, we would advise you to arrive early to avoid disappointment. And please condsider others by not leaving empty seats around you. Thank you for your cooperation.