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Classics Marathon Day: Royal Scottish National Orchestra and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra featuring Nicola Benedetti

Conducted by Martyn Brabbins

Maxwell Geddes: Fanfare - Let Glasgow Flourish

Holst: The Planets: Jupiter

Bruch: Scottish Fantasy (excerpt)

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

MacCunn: Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Burns arr. Campbell: My Love is Like a Red Red Rose

Maxwell Davies: An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

Nicola Benedetti leads the cream of Scotland’s orchestras, classical musicians and ensembles in one amazing marathon day of music at the heart of the Commonwealth Games, produced by Glasgow UNESCO City of Music.

There has never been a day like this in Glasgow – it is a feast of many flavours: from Baroque to Tango, Scottish to Indian, solo to mega-orchestra. Nicola Benedetti herself undertakes a personal marathon for the day, rehearsing and performing three concerts with different orchestras: a challenge every bit as extreme as running 26 miles. 

Not one, but two of Scotland’s orchestras on stage for a blockbuster concert of popular favourites and Scottish classics. Martyn Brabbins conducts the mega-orchestra and Nicola Benedetti joins for Bruch and traditional Scottish tunes.

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Venue Information

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3NY, G2 3NY

Get directions

Tel: 0141 353 8000 Please note opening hours are for Box Office

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Opening Hours

Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Access Information

Wheelchair access: Yes

Disabled toilet facilities: Yes

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