0 Music is listed as dlary: by day, then by city, than by event.


; Glasgow 0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Henry Wood 1 lall. ('laremont Street. 3302571S ( BBC). 12.15pm. £2.51)(conc5l1pand £1 .50). Jerry Maksymuik. the orchestra‘s Principal (‘onductotx conducts them in the Symphony .\'o 7‘) by l laydn

t and hrlendelssohn's Symphony No 3. Soprano 'l’eresa (‘ahill joins the orchestra for A .Mind of Winter by George Benjamin.

0 Midday Concert Stevenson l lall. RSAMD. St (ieorge‘s Place. 332 4101. 1pm. Free at door. The Alberni String Quartet are joined by Philip Ledger. Principal ofthe Royal Scottish Academy of Music. for the Piano Quintet in A minor ()p 84 by Sir Edward lilgar.

0 SCO - King's Singers (‘iiy l lall. (‘andleriggs. 552 5961.7.3llpm. Extra date: Sat 25. l-Idinburgh. £2.5()—£7. The King's Singers make their debut with the S('()with a

t popular programme covering 450 years of music ranging from the Renaissance right through to Four Songs by Paul Simon including the one that made him famous -- Bridge Over Troubled Water - in arrangements by (all Davis. lle conducts in Edinburgh. lnverness

and St Andrews while (ilasgow

audiences see Alan Fearon.


0 Organ Recital Mcliwan llall. Bristo Square. (m7 101 1 ext 4577. l.l()pm. Free. Peter Backhouse plays Widor's Symphony Nob. 0 3N0 L’sher l lall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. lixtra date: Sat 25. Glasgow. £3.3l)—£‘).4t). liero Hameenniemi (and. yes. this is the correct spelling) isone ola new generation of Finnish composers and the SN() gives the British premiere of his Symphony. lixcitingthough this may be. it is probably not the reasoning behind slightly raising the prices of tonight‘s concert. rather the appearanceof\'ladimirAshkena/y. § who'll be playing Rachmaninov's Piano (‘oncerto No 1. Alsoon the programme. which is conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste. is the Symphony No 2 by Sibelius.

SATURDAY 25 Glasgow

0 Lunch and Listen Theatre Royal. llope Street. 332 1234. 1pm. £1.2(l (incl. lunch). 'l'iekets at door. Friends of Scottish ()pera invite you

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to lunch and listen to Lesley Ann Sammonds. repetiteur with Scottish Opera. and her wealth ofstories of operatic life before the final polished product is presented to the public.

0 ll Trovatore Theatre Royal. 1 lope Street. 332 1234. 7. 15pm. [{xtra dates: Tue 28 (7. 15pm); Sat 1

(2. 15pm); March 6(7. 15pm). £2.5t1—£IS.5(). Scottish ()pera continues with its new production of Verdi’s ll'l‘rovatore. lt‘sonc olthe most popular operas ever written and it's easy to hear why . The score is

. Edinburgh Practice ('hoir of works

('ompetition Festival Orchestra and

by Kenneth Leighton. Mendelssohn. Leon ('oates and Stanford.


- 41(11. 'l'ickets during the day. Free at


0 Musical Mystery Tourtor Children Queen’s l lall. (‘lerk Street. has 3450 (Queen'sllall). 2.3(1pm. £1.51) (children 75p). (‘hildren from Broughton Music [hit and Flora Stevenson‘s School present this Musical and no doubt at times magical ~ Mystery 'l'our. 'l‘icket price includes ice-cream.



. Cappella Nova ( ilasgow Cathedral. 552 5901 ('l'icket ('entre ). Spin. lixtra date: 'l‘ue 2S. Fdinburgh. £3

( £1 .5(1). 'l‘his semi-prolessional choir which has just brought out its first record presents an all French

TUESDAY 28 Glasgow

0 Competition Stevenson llall. RSAMI). St (ieorge‘s Place. 332

door. Students clear their throats

and find their best voices for the Lieder Pri/e ( 'ompetition.

0 ll Trovatore 'l‘heatrc Royal. llope Street. 332 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 1 (2. 15pm); March (1 (7.15pm). £2.5(l—~£18.5()). See Sat 25 for lull description.


0 Cappella Nova ( )Id St Paul‘s (lunch. .leflrey Street. 22S 1155 (l'sher l lall). Spin. £3 (£1.50). See

Mon 27. (ilasgow for full . description.


The Kings Singers make their debut with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra on 24 Jan (Glasgow) and 25 Jan (Edinburgh). In a programme which illustrates the broad versatility ot the SCO as well as The Kings Singers, they move trom 16th century madrigals through to popular hits by Paul Simon, including Bridge Over Troubled Water

and America. Hall otthe programme is devoted to French music and includes the lirst Scottish performance of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals in an arrangement by Carl Davis, who conducts the Edinburgh performance. Alan Fearon conducts in Glasgow. (see listings) (Carol Main)

lull of wonderful melodies with rich dramatic contract including the famous and much loved Anvil (hours.

0 3N0 (’ity l lall. (‘andleriggx 552 5‘)(il. 7.30pm. £3.3l)—£‘).4l). See Fri 24. Edinburgh. lor lull description.


0 SCO—King's Singers tishcr l lall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.45pm. £3—£S. See Fri 24. (ilasgow. for lull description.

0 Edinburgh Competition Festival Queen’s l lall. (‘lerk Street. 228 l 155 (L'sherllall). 7.45pm. £2 (£1.50). Winners of the (‘oncerto (‘lass of the 1985 Festival Steven ()sborne. piano and Andrew Lees. viola give a concert with the [Edinburgh

the highest possible standards. and

programme ranging from music by

.losquin through to four Motels by

Poulenc. The choir was formed jtist a few years ago with the main aim of performing unaccompanied music to

in a short space of time they certainly

seem to be fulfilling their ideals.


0 Gallery Concert Portrait (iallery. Queen Street. 228 1 155 (lfsher Hall). 7.30pm. £3 (SNO Friends £2). Friends of the SN() present the Allandcr [insemble playing the ()boe ()uartet by Mozart. Britten's String Quartet and the (‘larinet Quintet by Weber. all in the fine surroundings of the Portrait (iallery.


; 0 University Orchestra (‘oncert llall.

(ilasgow l'niversity. 33‘) 8855 ext 571. 7.3(lpm. Free. Warwick

1{dw ards directs some of his own Music Department students. and no doubt many others from various different departments of ( ilasgow l7niversity in a programme of music

by Dvorak including Slavonic Dances. Scherzo(‘apricciosoand

the Romance for Violin and ()rchestra in which the soloist will be Jennifer 1 lannah.

0 Evening Concert Stevenson llall.

RSAMI). St (ieorge‘s Place. 332

41(11.7.3(1pm. Free at door. The Scottish Music Academy presents an evening of Iinglish music with Neil Mackie. tenor. and pianist .lack Keaney along with the Alberni String Quartet. ()n the programme is Vaughan Williams” ()n Wenlock lidge. Four Songs by Warlock (real name 1 leseltine wonder why he changed it‘.’). and Ludlow and 'l‘eme by Ivor(iurney. Also on the

programme is the String Quartet No

1 in l) by Benjamin Britten. o Horn and Harp Ouo Village 'l'heatre.

liast Kilbride. ’l'ickets at door. = 7.45pm. £2.50 (£2). (‘hris(iriffiths

(horn) and liluned Pierce (harp)

formed the l lorn and l larp Duo in j 1980 and have since been in demand throughout Scotland. The unusual

combination is obviously an attractive one. They will play a varied programme of horn and harp music along with a tuba novelty item. whatever that may be.

' Edinburgh

0 Edinburgh University Chamber Music Club Reid (’oncert llall. 'l'eviot Row. Bristo Square. (m7 101 1 ext 4577.

1pm. Free. Music Faculty students perform chamber music for the

enjoyment of themselves. their fellow students and members of the public.

0 The Rake's Progress (ieorge Square Theatre. (ieorge Square. 667 1011

ext 4577. 7.3l1pm. Extra dates: Fri , 31.Sat l. £3(£2). lidinburgh

University ()pera (‘lub. with a fine

i reputation for producing works

1 which are not often performed but which are of musical and historic worth. has chosen Stravinsky"s'l'he

Rake's Progress for this year's production. lt'san operatic black