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
PerformancesThere are no upcoming performances.
Artists / Performers
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