Our Artistic Director William Conway is featured playing his cello as part of our Inner Hebrides series, filmed in front of a window in a wood panelled room at the French Institute in Edinburgh.

Inner Hebrides – William Conway

The fifth and final of our glorious Inner Hebrides film series features our Artistic Director William Conway.

Spectacularly filmed by Flux Video at the Institut français d’Écosse, and at the top of Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. Alongside a remarkable programme beautifully played, William Conway offers insights into his musical journey, and his inspirations as Artistic Director of Hebrides Ensemble for over 30 years.

Programme:
James MacMillan – Motet II [from ‘Since it was the Day of Preparation…’]
(By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes)

György Kurtág – Az Hit… [from ‘The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza]
(By arrangement with Universal Edition A.G. Wien)

Judith Weir – 1.Make Me A Garment; 4.The Keys to the Prison [from Unlocked]

David Fennessy – 1.Girl with bicycle; 5.Mountjoy Square / In Memoriam [from Five Hofer Photographs]
(By arrangement with Universal Edition A.G. Wien)

Benjamin Britten – Passacaglia [from Cello Suite No.3]
(By arrangement with Faber Music)

Lyell Cresswell – 8. Con Forza [from Atta]
(By arrangement with the composer)

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