PROM 17: August 2
Born in Glasgow, Jamie MacDougall is one of Scotland’s leading artists. He’s worked at Scottish Opera, Opera Holland Park, English National Opera and Opera North as well as companies in Europe and Canada and is passionate about new opera and collaborates closely with the award winning New Opera in Scotland Events (NOISE). On the concert platform he has worked with some of the world’s top baroque, chamber and symphony orchestras, including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the St Louis and Houston Symphony Orchestras. He has worked with conductors including TamasVasary, Ivan Fischer, Marin Alsop, Richard Hickox, Trevor Pinnock, Nicholas McGegan and Daniel Harding. Since 2001, Jamie’s been Scotland’s Voice’ for classical music on BBC Radio Scotland and can be heard regularly presenting for BBC Radio 3 and for 17 years he’s anchored the BBC TV’s Proms in the Park from Glasgow as part of the Last Night of the Proms Festivities.