Radio 3 Composer of the Week

MacMillan, James

James MacMillan, CBE (born 16 July 1959) is a Scottish classical composer and conductor.MacMillan's music is infused with the spiritual and the political. His Roman Catholic faith has inspired many of his sacred works; for example, Magnificat (1999), and several Masses. This central strand of his life and compositions was marked by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in early 2005, with a survey of his mus... read more

James MacMillan, CBE (born 16 July 1959) is a Scottish classical composer and conductor.MacMillan's music is infused wit... read more

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MacMillan - World’s Ransoming, Confession of Isobel Gowdie

MacMillan - World’s Ransoming, Confession of Isobel Gowdie

Sir Colin Davis, Christine Pendrill (cor anglais), London Symphony Orchestra

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