: o Muslc is listed as diary: by day. then , by clty, than by event.



4 Glasgow

: 0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

i Henry Wood Hall. Claremont

, Street.3302578(BBCShop).

: 12.15pm.£2.50(conc£1.50and 50p). George Hurst conducts

3 Schumann‘s Piano Concerto with

' Ronan O‘Hara as soloist.

x Beethoven‘s Eroica Symphony and.

5 Kenneth Leighton‘s Dance ()vcnurc.


f o SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road.

3 228 l 155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat

1 1 1. Glasgow. ease—rash. The

: SNO‘s first concert of the year in

; their Winter Series is a sunny. lively 1' one designed to take away all thoughts ofwinter gloom and

' replace them with warm dreams of



Scottish Opera present a new production of II Trovatore by Verdi (pictured above) at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow opening on Wednesday 22 : January. The whole opera has been 3 updated by Andrei Serban to the 19303 3 and set at the time of the Spanish Civil i War, telling the passionate tale of ; antagonism. rivalry and revenge ? between two brothers. Manrico and 3 Count di Luna. The story inspired one of Verdi‘s greatest scores, which includes the famous Anvil Chorus.

Graham Vick, Scottish Opera’s controversial Dlrector ot Productions


15 The List 10— 23 January

MUSICLIST - _f H i Kleine Kammermusik. SUNDAY 1 : Edinburgh

0 Guitar Recital Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 228 l 155 (UsherHall). 1pm. £2 (£1 .50). The Classical Guitar Society are behind this recital which is being given by Paul Gregory.

winner ofthe Egovia prize.

' Programme to include works by modern. baroque and classical composers including Bach. Barrios. Rodrigo. Sor and Duarte.



0 Open Rehearsal Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. St George‘s Place. 332 4101. 6pm. Free. Studentsof Scotland’s music academy are brave or confident —enough to let the public into their concert rehearsals. See ifyou can spot the budding soloists of the future.


Spain in a Spanish programme including Rodrigo‘s Concerto de Aranjuez. Falla‘s Three Cornered Hat Suite. Namouna by Lan and Chabrier‘s joyous Espana. Also on the programme is Massenet's ballet music Le Cid. Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts and Marisa Robles is the

soloist. SATURDAY 11


0 3N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. USU—£8.40. See Fri

11). Edinburgh for fulldcscription.

Edinburgh Glasgow

0 New American Wind Quintet Reid i Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo ° 009" “cheats” Stevenson “1*”

Square. 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). RSAMD~ 5‘ GemEC‘S PIMP“ 33-2 7.3”pm. £3.15(£1.6()).'I‘hc New 4101. 10am. Extra date: Thurs 16. American Wind quintet has already (’Pm- FFS‘C- 59“ MO” 13 f‘” m” performed to wide acclaim in the dcsc“f’“"“~

USA and now visits Edinburgh with

an interesting programme ofmusic . . .

by Franz Danzi. Irving Fine. Ingolf 85:”??“9” OrganetBRf'd (30%”!

Dahl. finishing up with Hindemith‘s ,3‘ ~ “"01 "“‘~ “310 qua” Iickets at door. 1.10pm. Free.

Entitled The Romantic Quartet. the two quartets on offer are Bartok‘s No 4 and the Capriccio and Fugue by i Mendelssohn.

0 Piano Recital Nelson Hall. Mcdonald Road Library. off Leith Walk. Tickets at door. 8pm. Free. Michael Lester-Cribb. through the Libraries Division of the City of Edinhurgh District Counctil. presents a programme of Mozart. Schoenberg (Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke). Rachmaninov and Schubert‘s Sonata in C minor. Also. there‘s a chance to hearone ofhis own compositions Metamorfolia of L 1984.


0 Claremont String Quartet The Burrell Collection. Pollok Park. Pollokshaws Road. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Ifyou're a fan of Ravel's String Quartet and who would blame you ifyou are— here is the first chance to hear it in Glasgow i this week. Also on the programme is Haydn‘s Quartet in C Op 29 with Anne Taylor on viola. PS. The second performance ofthe Ravel is by the Alberni Quartet in Tues 21 at


(notably Don Giovanni, Oberon and La Vie Parisienne) directs and conductor is Graham Jenkins. The cast includes Angelo Marenzi (Manrico), Jacek Strauch (replacing Norman Bailey as Count di Luna), Janice Cairns the RSAMD (see listing). (Leonora), Patricia Payne (Azucena) and Geottrey Moses and Stephen TH U RSDAY 15 Richardson (Ferrando), with other 1 roles being taken by members of the Glasgow 3601113“ 006‘3 Choms- 0 Open Rehearsal Stevenson Hall. 5 Dates are 2215’ 28 Jan, 1 Feb ' RSAMD. St George‘s Place. 332 l (malineei and 5 Marc" auhe Theatre ' 4101. 6pm. Free. See Mon 13 for full i Royal 11 and 14 March at the i description, 1 King's Theatre, Edinburgh. (Carol Main) ; Edinburgh

0 $60 Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street

228 l 155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm.

. Bridge. Bach. Beethoven and

Britten are all here with John Tunnell directing from the violin and the Scottish Philharmonic Singers in . Bach‘s Singet dem Herrn. Henry

Herford is the baritone soloist in

' Bach‘s Cantata No 82 ‘Ich Habe

1 Glasgow

RSAMD. St George‘s Place. 332

5 Edinburgh

5 Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate, 2281155 : (UsherHall).7.45pm.£3.75 (£2). i The Lute Group with Tessa Bonner

' masques and dances of the

Extra date: Sun 19. Glasgow. £3—£8. Is this deliberately a concert of music featuring composers whose surnames begin with B. we wonder?


0 Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square, 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 17. Glasgow. £3.15 (£1.60). The Polish press reports David Syme as being ‘an outstanding artist whose knowledgeable playing has taken by storm the rapt attention ofthe public.‘ Will he do the same in Scotland? You can find out by listening to his programme of Bach. Chopin. Beethoven and Liszt plus the Scottish premiere of Dream : Cycle Op 44 by Robert Muczynski. l


o Midday Concert Stevenson Hall.

4101. 1pm. Free. Gusztav Fenyo gives a piano recital in the RSAMD‘s Spring term ofconcerts. On the programme are pieces by Mendelssohn. Ravel. Debussy. Ravel's popular Pavane pour une infante defunte and Saint-Saens famous Danse Macabre in a piano version arranged by Liszt.

0 Piano Recital Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £3. 15 (£1.60). SeeThurs 16. Edinburgh for full description.


0 Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets at door.l 1.10pm. E Free. Herrick Bunney gives an i interesting sounding recital of Dankpsalm by Reger. Hindemith‘s Sonata No l and the Toccata and i Fugue in D minor by]. S. Bach.

0 SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. ' 228 1 155. 7.30pm. Extra date Sat 18, Glasgow. £2.80—£8.30. Walter ' Weller conducts Mozart‘s Symphony - No 38. The Prague. and Bruckner’s ' Symphony No 7.



; Glasgow 1 i 0 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs, 552 F 5961. 7.30pm. £2.80—£8.40. See Fri

17. Edinburgh. for full description.

0 Georgian Concert Society St

(soprano) and Richard Boothby (gamba) usher in the New Year with English. French and ltalian court

seventeenth century.

0 Music at the Museum National Museum ofScotland. Chambers Street. Tickets at door. 11am. Free. David Bedford. with the SCO, presents a fun programme for children with an ‘Animals‘ theme.