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Highland Heartbeat

Singer and actress Fiona Kennedy, a member of Scotland’s leading theatrical family and known in North America as the host of "Tartan TV," leads a group of singers brought together after a country-wide audition to represent a range of musical styles. Singers Jim Malcolm, Jillian Isbister, Maureen McMullan, Daisy Chute and Darren Maclean, backed by the Scottish Festival Orchestra, perform at the historic Theatre Royal in Glasgow. Stunning footage of Scotland is interspersed with the songs, which span genres and generations, from traditional Scottish compositions to pop hits. Emmy Award-winning Scottish actor Brian Cox (The Bourne Supremacy) reads the works of Scotland’s national bard (a lyric poet), Robert Burns.