Sunday 28 Apr 2019

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Alexander McCall Smith

£20 - £45 Book Now
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Alexander McCall Smith
£20 - £45 Book Now

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors. His highly successful series The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency sold over twenty million copies in the English language alone, and his books have become bestsellers throughout the world. For one afternoon only, McCall Smith joins forces with the BBC Symphony Orchestra to bring to life much- loved characters from Botswana, Scotland and Italy, wrapped around with an eclectic array of his favourite music to guarantee a unique and magical experience.

This concert will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3

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Presented by Saffron Hall

There are no upcoming performances.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander McCall Smith author
David Parry conductor

Rossini Overture to An Italian Girl in Algiers

Respighi 'The Dove' from The Birds

Respighi 'The Birth of Venus' from the Three Botticelli Pictures

Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness

Walton 'Touch her soft lips and part' from the incidental music to Henry V

Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Malcolm Arnold Scottish Dance No. 1

John Barry 'The Music of Goodbye (Love theme)' from the score to the film Out of Africa

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