; and St George. George Street.
organist at this unusual oval-shaped ' church. providing a prelude to what
Organ Week 1986.
take a night off and in their place
1 WEDNESDAY 4 l Edinburgh
memorable melodies. Poet and Peasant Overture. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. The Nutcracker Suite and Dvorak‘s New World — all conducted by Morningside ladies‘ favourite. Sir Alexander Gibson.
0 Organ Recital Church ofSt Andrew
Tickets at door. 1pm. 50p. An hour of music by Philip Sawyer. regular
is to come next week in Edinburgh
0 SNO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 5. Fri 6. Sat 7. Glasgow Proms 13—28 June. £2—£8.30(Child £2): series discount available: free tickets to first 50 UB40s. The young female conductor. Sian Edwards. who‘s making quite a name for herself in Scotland. is the guest of the SNO this evening along with soloist Christian Backshaw who plays Rachmaninov‘s 2nd Piano Concerto (remember Trevor Howard in Brief Encomzter'.’). The SNO is just a few days before the beat with Mendelssohn‘s A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture but no doubt they‘ll be bang on it with Tchaikovsky‘s Symphony No 4
THURSDAY 5 Edinburgh
0 SNO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 6. Sat 7. Glasgow Proms 13—28 June. £2—£8.30 (Child £2): series discount available: free tickets to first 50 UB-10s. The SNO
welcome the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and a Beethoven night of his Coriolan Overture. Violin Concerto and Symphony No 7. George Hurst conducts and Ernst Kovacic is soloist.
FRIDAY 6 Edinburgh
0 SNO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Boxoffice 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Sat 7. Glasgow Proms l3—28June. £2—£8.30 (Child £2): series discount available: free tickets to first 50 UB40s. Popular Proms personality James Loughran conducts an evening of your favourite classics — Verdi‘s Force of Destiny Overture. Schubert‘s Unfinished Symphony. Romeo and Juliet by Tchaikovsky and Elgar‘s Enigma Variations.
o Bach at St Cecilia’s St Cecilia’s Hall. Cowgate. Box office 667 1011 ext 4577 (Edinburgh University Music Faculty) or 228 1 155 (Usher
1 Hall). 8pm. £3 (£2). The Raymond
Monelle Trio present a Jazz Invention with Gordon Cruikshank
‘ on ﬂute.
T SATURDAY 7
0 Harpsichord Recital Pollok House. Pollok Country Prk. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. Free at door. 3pm. Hear the pleasures ofthe
delicate harpsichord in an informal recital in the magnificent surroundings of Pollok House and Country Park. Home baking in the basement tearoom.
0 SNO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 2281155. 10.30am. Extra date: Sat 21 — Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Glasgow. £2.50 (children and adults). Special extra children‘s concert presented by Atarah‘s Band. With her infectious overspill of enthusiasm for music she is sure to get everyone involved— maybe in a musical story. or a rhythm game or singing. Bring your own recorder or
j percussion instrument and join in the
0 SNO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm. Glasgow Proms l3—28June. £2—£8.30 (Child £2): series discount available: free tickets for first 50 UB40s. The Last Night of the Proms has all the favourites including Dvorak's Carnival Overture. Finlandia. Strauss Waltzes and Cristina Ortiz plays Shostakovich‘s 2nd Piano Concerto. And what Last Night could be complete without Elgar‘s Pomp and Circumstance March No 1'? Conductor Christopher Seaman makes sure it’s all there - and more.
0 Guitar Recital St Mark‘s Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). John Mills and Cobie Smit. husband and wife.
give a recital ofmusic for two guitars. .
Now based in New Zealand. they‘re back in Britain to give their first recital for the Edinburgh Guitar Society as part of a European tour.
SUNDAY 8 " SCOTTISH EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTRE
0 The Edinburgh Academy Choirs and Choral Society Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 228 1 155 or the School Clerk. Edinburgh Academy. Henderson Row. Edinburgh.
1 7.30pm. £2.50/£3.50 (£1.50/£2.50).
i Belshazzar‘s Feast by William
Walton is the ambitious main work
this evening. with well known
Edinburgh baritone. Ivor Klayman. singing the solo part. Also on the
programme is Mozart‘s Violin
Concert in D (soloist: Hector Scott)
and Director at the Academy. Noel de Jongh. presides over all as conductor.
0 Bach at St Cecilia’s St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Box office 667 1011 ext 4577 (Edinburgh University Music Faculty) or 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 8pm. £3 (£2). It’s somehow Bach at St Cecilia‘s without any Bach. Colin Kingsley (fortepiano. as opposed to pianofortc) with Alex Weaver (soprano). Lucy Cowan
(baroque violin and voice) and
Francis Cowan (lute. archlute and Renaissance guitar) perform music by Haydn. Mozart. Holst and a selection of songs. dances and solos for lute and violin.
0 Chamber Music Recital Palmerston Place Church. Palmerston Place.
Tickets at door. 8pm. £ 1 .50 ( £1 ). A concert ofchamber music for wind instruments.
0 Lunchtime Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 12.30—2pm. Admission free at door. Students of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama give a short concert to entertain at lunchtime.
0 Organ Recital Church ofSt Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets at door. 8pm. £2 (£1). Ex-organist onork Minster,
Francis Jackson. gives the opening recital in the Edinburgh Organ Week
. TUESDAY 10
2 Glasgow 0 Competition Stevenson Hall.
: RSAMD. St George’s Square. Box
, office 332 4101. Day-time. Free at
door. Students compete for the Ian
' D. Watt Award for Strings and
0 Turn of the Screw Theatre Royal.
Hope Street. Boxoffice 331 1234. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: Sat HzThurs l9. £2.50—£l8.50. After opening in Glasgow and a quick visit to Edinburgh. Scottish Opera are now back in home base with Britten‘s Turn ofthe Screw. It‘s a marvelloust haunting tale. based on the novel by Henry James. and there are fine performances from a talented cast. Pre-performance talk at 6pm.
MONDAY 9 I
Edinburgh o Choral Concert Church of St
Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets at door. 8pm. £2 (£1).
. The Consort of St Andrew and St ; George (director Noel O‘Regan)
give a concert of music by Monteverdi. Giovanelli. David Johnson and Jan Peterson. a Handel Concerto and a new organ work by
I Jan Peterson receives its premiere. The instrumental ensemble of the Broughton High School Special
Music Unit (director Neil Bell) also take part. All part of Edinburgh Organ Week (see panel).
. 0 Edinburgh Duartet Hopetoun
House. South Oueensferry. Box ofﬁce 228 l 155 (Usher Hall) or 332 8691 (Edinburgh Quartet). 8pm. £8. An elegant evening in the Red Drawing Room in the splendours of one ofScotland‘s impressive stately
homes. With Elizabeth MacDonald the E0 play Schubert’s Cello
Quartet and on their own the
Quartet in E ﬂat by Mozart. Wine.
savo'uries and viewing the house included in the ticket price.
WEDNESDAY 11 Edinburgh
0 Organ Recital Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets at door. 1pm and 8pm. Lunchtime — 50p: evening £2 (£1 ). Marjorie Bruce. a pupil ofJean Langlais and a specialist in French
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l3th-28th June Twelve concerts — Glasgow’s musical bonanza with the SNO fresh from its triumphant tour of Europe! S.\\’l'i with a season ticket — . 4 concerts for as little as U) ' 1'.) concerts from as little as S.’ l '.' Tickets for individual concerts from £2
\ Highlights include: 13th — Belshazzar’s Feast conducted by Neeme larvi 14th — Dvorak's New World Symphony 17th — James Galway playing music from ’Amadeus’ 18th Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 and Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 19th — Beethoven Night with John Lill 20th — Brilliant percussionist Evelyn Glennie 21 st—Operatic Night with Bill McCue, Donald Maxwell 24th — James Loughran conducting Elgar’s Enigma Variations 25th — Vivaldi's Four Seasons and Walton’s Facade 26th — Brahms’ Double Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony 27th - Music of Gershwin and La Boutique Fantasque 1 28th — Traditional Last Night of the Proms
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