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. Glasgow

0 McEwen Memorial Concert University Chapel. Glasgow

University. Box office 339 8855 ext

4092. 1.15pm. Free at door. The

Choir ofSt Catharine‘s College.

Cambridge pay a visit to Glasgow University before travelling to

Edinburgh University tomorrow. They sing music from the

Renaissance and 20th Century.

including an anonymous Salve Rex

Gloriae written in Scotland around

1540 and the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittisof l960by Kenneth

Leighton. 0 Glasgow Grand Opera Society King'.

Theatre. Box Office 552 5961 .

7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 19at 2.15pm and 7.30pm. £3 £3.50. This amateur company presents a double bill of Suor Angelica by Puccini and Mascagni‘s better known and

i popular Cavalleria RUsticana.

0 SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. Box

1 Office 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50—£7.

The SCO comes to the end of its current season with Spanish music sandwiching a couple ofpieces by Mozart. Marisa Robles (see picture)

1 and David Nicholson are the soloists

in the Concerto for Flute and Harp. which is followed by Les Petits Riens. Spanish music is Falla‘s Suite El Amor Brujo and. again with Marisa Robles. Rodrigo's Musica en

laGiralda forharp and orchestra. ' o McEwen Memorial Concert Concert

Ilall. Glasgow University. Box Office 339 8855 ext 4092. 7.30pm.

Free at door. Edinburgh

Contemporary Arts Trust. directed

by Geoffrey King. repeat their

recent programme given in Edinburgh‘s Queen‘s Hall. Lyell Cresswell's new work. Our Day Begins at Midnight has its second

performance and A Serbian Cabaret

by Judith Weir and Geoffrey King's own 2-piano sonata make up the concert.

' Edinburgh

0 3N0 Usher Hall. Lothian Road.

' Box Office 2281155. Extra date: Sat 1 19 Glasgow. 7.30pm. £2.80—£8.30.

Two last performances before the

SNOsetoffontheirtourofEurope. ; lt‘san excitingfinish startingwith Stravinsky"s Firebird Suite and

Poulenc‘s Double Piano Concerto. Finally. 'l‘chaikovsky‘s Symphony No 5 brings the concert to a close. Friends of SNO party after concert (Edinburgh only).

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0 Violin/Piano Recital Reid Concert

Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Free at door. 7.30pm. The Scottish Polish Cultural Association present Anna Aleksandra Wodka and Buguslaw Wodka in a concert of music by Beethoven. Franck. Ravel and the only Polish composer- Wieniawski.

SATURDAY 19 Glasgow

0 The Turn of the Screw Theatre Royal. Hope Street. Box Office 331 1234. 2. 15pm. Extra dates: June 10. 14. 19at 7. 15pm (Glasgow) and 22 May (Edinburgh). £2.50—£18.50. Scottish Opera present this exciting thriller with music by Benjamin Britten based on the novel by Henry James. It's the eerie tale of two young children living in a large country house. which their governess believes is haunted. But. the children have ideas of their own . . . Pre-performance talk at 1pm.

0 Glasgow Grand Opera Society King‘s I

Theatre. Box Office 552.5961 (Ticket Centre). 2. 15pm and 7.15pm. £313.50. See Fri 18 for full description.

0 3N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. Box ()ffice 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.80—£8.40. See Fri 18. Edinburgh for full description.


Marisa Robles appears with the SCO. See Friday 18th.


0 Choral Concert Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Tickets at door. 7.45pm. £2 (£1). Students of St Catharine‘s College. Cambridge University visit Edinburgh University with their choir.

, Glasgow ‘- 0 Good Shepherd Chorus Henry

Wood Hall, Claremont Street. Box Office 943 0256 (Mr Fields) or 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £2.50.

Robert Burns and Richard Honner are joint conductors of a concert with Bach's Nun ist das Heil. Franck‘s Symphonic Variations and the St Cecilia Mass by Gounod.


0 St Giles’ at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. Edinburgh University singers provide an hour‘s relaxing music in the fascinating and historic

~ surroundings ofScotIand‘s best 5 known Cathedral.

_ Glasgow . 0 Paragon Ensemble Henry Wood

Hall. Claremont Street. Box Office 884 2965 (Paragon). 8pm. £3. A

world premiere this evening Martin Dalby‘s Sextet. Other contemporary

chamber music on the programme is . Scenes for Septet by Norris. Hexad

. by Sohal and the Sextet by




0 Glasgow Phoenix Choir City hall. Candleriggs. Box Office 942 8919 (Mr R Provan). Extra dates: Wed 23. Thurs 24. 7.30pm. £1.75. The choral tradition of a mixed bag type programme still seems to be a popular one. Glasgow Phoenix Choir certainly present a good variety in these three concerts. Sacred Songs. including the much loved Holy City and Bruckner’s Ave Maria. Scots Songs and Classical Part Songs make up most of the evening's entertainment. but on Tuesday and Thursday David Carstairs. a young trumpeter from the RSAMD. is a special guest. as is young pianist Morag Watson on the Wednesday. John Cranston conducts.

WEDNESDAY 23 Glasgow

0 Music tor Flute, Viola and Guitar Studio Theatre. Third Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. Box Office 332 7521. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£2). First performance of two specialy commissioned works Cauldron of Improvisation (companion piece to Improvisations on Calderon) by Edward McGuire and Sonata for Three by Stephen Dodgson. Other music to be performed by this talented trio of David Davies (flute). James Durrant (viola) and Philip Throne (guitar) includes more by Edward McGuire and other solos and classical pieces.

0 Lunch and Listen Theatre Royal. Hope Street. Box Office 331 1234. 1pm. £2 (Friends £1 .50). Friends of Scottish Opera bring a behind-the-scenes character into the limelight for a change. Managing Director. Richard Mantle. talks about some of the business machinations ofone ofScotland‘s largest arts companies while the audience chews over their lunch and maybe even some ofwhat he ways too.

0 Glasgow Phoenix Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. Box Office 942 8919 (Mr R Provan). Extra date: Thurs

24. 7.30pm. £1.75. See Tue 22 for full description.

0 Strathclyde University Chorus and Orchestra Assembly Hall. Strathclyde University. Box Office

I 552 4400 ext 3444/2682. 8pm. Free.

Students ofStrathclyde University prove that just because they‘re at an

educational establishment better

known for what it can offer technology rather than the arts. it doesn't mean they can‘t be ambitious and successful where music is concerned. Various soloists join them and director of music Alan Tavener for Beethoven‘s Choral Fantasia and the Paukenmesse by Haydn.


0 Macbeth King's Theatre. Leven Street. Box Office 2291201.7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 24. Fri 25. Sat 26. £2.50—£6. Edinburgh Grand Opera present Verdi‘s early opera Macbeth. Unbelievably. the composer of some of the best loved opera‘s ever written was re fused entry at the conservatoire in Milan due to a lack of talent. llear for youself how wrong they were in this production by Harry Quinn with musical director John Grundy.


Glasgow 0 Glasgow Phoenix Choir City 1 lall

Candleriggs. Box Office 942 8919

(Mr R Provan). 7.30pm. £1.75. See Tue 22 for full description.


0 Macbeth King’s Theatre. Leven

.‘treet. Box Office 229 12111. 7.30pm. j

Extra dates: Fri 25. Sat 26. £2.50—£6. See Wed 23 for full description.

0 Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Box Office 667 101 1 ext 4577 (Music Department). 7.45pm. £3 (£1.50) Lecturer in music at Edinburgh University. Colin Kingsley. is the University‘s guest playing a varied programme of music for piano solo ranging from Weber’s Invitation to

the Waltz to the first performance of

a new work by Christopher Headington.



0 Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. St George‘s Place. Box Office 332 4101. Daytime. Free. Drop in to hear new talent in the Governors‘ Recital Prize for Chamber Music.

0 BBC $30 I lenry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Box Office 330 2578(BBCShop). 12.15pm. £2.50 (£1 .50 and 50p). Two symphonies

No 2 in this lunchtime programme one by contemporary

Glasgow-based composer Thomas Wilson and the other by Bruckner. Beethoven‘s Overture Prometheus opens the concert.

0 Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets at door. 1 7.30pm. £2.50. Continuing i celebrations for the 850th anniversary of Glasgow Cathedral.

the Cathedral‘s own Choral Society I

gives its Spring concert with the