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


FRIDAY 28 Glasgow

0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 330 2578 (BBC Shop) or 330 2353 (Margaret Beaton). 12.15pm. Philip Ledger both conducts and plays harpsichord this lunchtime in Bach Concertos Nos 4 and 5. Programme also includes Purcell‘s Suite Abdelazer and as a final offering. quite appropriately. Haydn's Farewell Symphony. But it‘s not for ever— they‘re back on Fri 12 (see next issue).

0 Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. 332 4101. 1pm. Free at door. David Johnston (tenor) and Jack Keaney (piano) give a recital of songs by Brahms and Grieg.


0 Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 667 1011 ext 4577. 1.10pm. Free at door. Gerard Brooks gives an all-French programme of Durufle. J. Alain and L. Vierne: a Scherzo. Fantasie and Impromptu respectively.

0 SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 2281155.7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 29. Glasgow. £2—£8.80. Only two works tonight. but definitely good value. Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Mahler‘s Das Lied von der Erde with Kurt Sanderling conducting and soloists Carolyn Watkinson and Kenneth Woollam.



0 Recorder Recital Pollock House. Pollock Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 1pm. Free at door. An informal concert of music for recorder.

O 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2-£9. See Fri 28. Edinburgh for full description.


0 St Andrew’s Night Concert Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7pm. £1-£4. It may be a day early. but the spirit will be there just the same as the Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society present their annual St Andrew's Night event. this year in aid of Multiple Sclerosis.

0 Edinburgh University Musical Society Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 667 1011 ext 4577. Extra date: Sun 30. 7.30pm. £3 (£2/£1). Undertheir young conductor. Christopher Bell. this

highly talented and enthusiastic


group ofstudents perform a challenging programme. getting off to a rousing start with Walton's Crown Imperial. Nicholas Austin. an up-and-coming young pianist. is the soloist in Rachmaninov‘s well known (mainly through the film BriefEncounrer) 2nd Piano Concerto. Shostakovich‘s Symphony No Sis after the interval. 0 Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Ticket: 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £3.75 (£2/£1). A programme ofwind sextets by Mozart. Haydn and Salicri performed by Classical Winds.

0 SEC Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £3—£8.50. Ronald Zollman conducts Mozart's 25th Symphony and Weber‘s 1st. In between there‘s Stravinsky‘s Violin Concerto with Ernst Kovacic as soloist and Ibert‘s Homage to Mozart.


0 Charity Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 225 4646 (EHBS) or 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Scottish broadcasting personalities Mary Marquis and Neville Garden appear on behalfofthe Edinburgh Hospital Broadcasting Service. along with a specially formed orchestra. the

Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Caledonia Brass and the brilliant young pianist Nigel Hutchison (see panel).

0 Edinburgh University Musical Society Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 667 1011 ext 4577. 7.30pm. £3 (£2/£l ). See Sat 29 for full description.


0 Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. 332 4101. Competition runs all day - free at door. Students compete for the Hugh S. Roberton Scots Song Prize.


0 international Lunchtime Concert Assembly Rooms, George Street. Tickets: 225 5373 (P & 0 Travel). 1pm. £3 (£2). FouTs‘oung. a leading exponent ofthe music ofChopin, gives a recital of his music this lunchtime. Out ofmany favourites, he has chosen the G minor Ballade, Three Mazurkas Op 59, Two Nocturnes Op 62 and the Sonata No 3 in B minor.


0 Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. 332 4101. Competition runs during the day free at door. As the end of term draws near. students prove themselves in various competitions. Today it‘s the Governors‘ Recital Prize.

0 Glasgow Phoenix Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. Tickets: 884 3257 (Flora Harrison). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Wed 3. Thurs 4. £2. With new

l Killing two birds with one stone, but actually promoting the well-being at a lot ot people, the Edinburgh Hospital Broadcasting Service’s charity concert on Sunday 30 Nov will not only raise much needed money torthe service. but will also provide a pot-pourri oi musical entertainment for luture transmission. Protessional broadcasting is represented too in the torm oi Mary Marquis. narrator in centrepiece Babarthe Elephant, and Radio Scotland’s Neville Garden. master oi ceremonies tor the evening. More usually iound behind a desk,


-. was: William Webb, administrator oi the National Youth Orchestra oi Scotland, conducts some at his past and present players in Poulenc's tricky score. One past violinist not playing in the orchestra is Nigel Hutchison (see photo), who is now establishing a promising career as a solo pianist and should be worth listening out ior. Also taking part in their charity concert at the Queen’s Hall on Sunday 30 are Caledonia Brass and the Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society (see listings). (Carol Main)

conductor Peter Shand, the Phoenix tackles some new and interesting repertoire ranging from 16th and 17th century Scottish carols to motets by Bruckner. Old standards aren't left out. but are sung with freshness and new interpretation.


0 Edinburgh Ouartet Reid Concert Hall, Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 667 1011 ext 4577. 1.10pm. Free at door. The nostalgic String Quartet No 2 by Borodin and the new String Quartet. written earlier this year. by John McLeod.

0 Nelson Hall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Public Library. off Leith Walk. 8pm. Free at door. The highly talented young duo of Catherine and Jonathan Manson (violin and cello) give an informal recital presented jointly by Edinburgh City Libraries and Yehudi Menuhin‘s Live Music Now scheme.



0 Evening Concert Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place, 3324101. 7.30pm. Free at door. Peter Frankl is the guest artist at the RSAMD with a programme of Mozart. Brahms and Chopin.

0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. A very unusual programme this evening Colas Breugnon by Tadeusz Baird. Nocturne by Nicholas Maw and Wind Rose by Wlodzimierz Kontonski. All sounds quite intriguing. Conductor is Antoni Wit mezzo-soprano is Ameral Gunson. o Strathclyde University Chamber Choir Glasgow Cathedral. John Knox Street. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3 (£1.50). A Liszt Centenary Concert directed by Alan Tavener with John Turner (organ). Includes Salve Regina, Prelude and Fugue on the name BACH. Fantasia and Fugue on Ad nos, ad salutarem undam and Missa Choralis.

0 Glasgow Phoenix Choir City Hall, Candleriggs. Tickets: 884 3257 (Flora Harrison). 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 4. £2. See Tue 2 for full description.


0 Opera Video Room G40, Hunter Building, Edinburgh College ofArt, Lauriston Place. Tickets: 041 248 4567 (F80). 7pm. £2 (min donation). Friends of Scottish Opera can‘t bring you the company itself at the moment, but instead present a video of Verdi’s Il Trovatore. Next week it’s Attila.

0 Anne oi Green Gables Churchill Theatre. Morningside. Tickets: 229 8443 (Mrs Burns). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 4, Fri 5. Sat 6. £2.50 (£1.50). Due to popular demand, the musical Anne ofGreen Gables returns with conductor Neville Garden.

0 Meeting with Artists 5 Northumberland Street. Tickets: 334 7414 (ECAT). 8pm. Free. Colin

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