o Fiddler onthe Root Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tue—Sat until end Dec (Glasgow); 7—24 Jan (Edinburgh). £3—£7.50. See Fri 12 for full description.
0 Evening Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. 3324101. 7.30pm. Free at door. A concert given by student chamber ensembles from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music.
0 The Linn Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £1.75. The Linn Choir. conducted by Harry Gardner. and the Paisley Brass Ensemble in a Christmas Carol Party. an evening of festivities for all the family.
0 Christmas Concert Pollokshaws House. 21160 Pollokshaws Toad. 632 (1274. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Tickets from the shops ofthe Burrell Gallery or Pollok House in advance. A concert combining traditional carols with other styles of music. played by Flat Pavane (an early music group). Glasgow University Chapel Choir and Janetta and Morton Gould (harpsichord). The concert is in aid ofthe House‘s restoration fund. There will be mulled wine and mince pies on sale in the interval.
0 Renaissance Concert St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. 7.30pm. Tickets at the door. Edinburgh Renaissance Wind Band in a concert of Renaissance music.
0 Carols by Candlelight Queen‘s hall. Clerk Street. 668 3456. 8pm. £3.50 (£2). Tickets: Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge. Cappella Nova. joined by the Atheneum Brass Ensemble in a programme of seasonal music both sacred and secular. the seasonal including carols from Scotland and first performances of two new carols by Herbert Sumsion.
FRIDAY 19 ' . Glasgow
0 Fiddler on the Root Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tue—Sat until end Dec (Glasgow): 7—24 Jan (Edinburgh). £3—£7.50. See Fri 12 for full description.
0 Glasgow Cathedral Festival Concert Glasgow Cathedral. John Knox Street. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £2.50. As its special Festival Year
draws to a close. Glasgow Cathedral‘s final celebration is a Christmas Concert by the Choral Society conducted by John R. Turner.
0 Glasgow Youth Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. £1.50. £2.
0 Christmas Carols for All St John‘s Church. West End. Princes Street. Tickets at door. 7.30—8.30pm. The Scottish Chamber Choir gives a late-night shoppers‘ concert as a reminder of what Christmas is really all about.
0 Scottish Wagner Society 2 Belford Road. 556 2617. 7.30pm. Ring for price. A Christmas party and quiz for Wagner fans. no doubt lighthearted so it doesn’t matter if you don't know all the answers.
0 Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Sat 20 and Sun 21 . Glasgow. £2.80—£8.30. The SNO‘s Popular Christmas Concert. conducted and presented by Philip Ledger. with the SNO Youth and Junior Choruses. Favourites include Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Troika from Lt. Kije and Carol of the Children.
0 Concert Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 667 1011 ext 4577. 7.30pm. £2.50 (Tickets at door). Edinburgh Grand Opera Group in an evening combining excerpts from popular operas (in the first half). with carols (in the second).
SATURDA 20 Glasgow
0 Fiddleron the Rooi'l‘heatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 2. 15pm and 7. 15pm. Extra dates: Tue—Sat until end Dec (Glasgow): 7—24 Jan (Edinburgh). £3—£7.50. See Fri 12 for full description.
0 Junior Department Concert 1 lenry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 332 4101. 3pm. £2 (£1.50). A concert given by soloists. choir and orchestra of the Junior School of Music at Glasgow‘s Royal Academy.
0 Scottish National Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sun 21. £2.X0—£S.30. See Fri 19. Edinburgh for full description.
0 Carols by Candelight Briggait Centre. 72 Clyde Street. 8pm. £3.50 (£2). Tickets: Ticket Centre.
Tickets £4—£7.50 from Usher Hall Box Office Schoolchildren £1 .50 vouchers UHBO
Friday 2nd January 1987
Usher Hall 12 noon
100th consecutive New Year performance
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Isobel Buchanan Catherine Wyn-Rogers Michael George
Subsidised by E! 1:5.”
Candleriggs. 552 5961. Capella Nova. For full description see Thurs 18. Queen’s Hall. Edinburgh.
0 Christmas Concert Haggs Castle. 100 ST Andrew‘s Drive. 2.30—3.30pm. Free. A festive concert organised by the Haggs Castle staff.
0 Informal Recorder Recital Pollok House. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 632 0274. 2—4pm. Free. Given by the Linwood Recorder Group.
0 Jubilo Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: Ticket Centre. 31/33 Waverley Bridge. 8pm. £2.50 (£2). Jubilo plus a children's choir give a family Christmas Carol concert with popular and less well known Christmas music including Pergolesi's Magnificat.
0 Carol Service University Chapel. Glasgow University. 339 8855 ext 4092. 3pm. Free at door. The familiar Christmas music and readings hosted by Glasgow University.
0 Scottish National Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.80—£8.30. See Fri 19. Edinburgh for full description.
0 Carol Concert Museum of Transport. Albert Drive. 3pm. Free. A concert organised by the Revd John Campbell and featuring a 12—16 piece orchestra.
MONDAY 22 - Glasgow
0 Fiddleron the Root'I‘heatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tue 23 (2. 15 anti
7. 15pm): Sat 27 (2. 15 and7. 15pm): 7—24 Jan (Edinburgh). £3—£7.50. See Fri 12 for full description.
0 Christmas Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £1.50. Come andjoin in with all your favourite carols in the company of Liberton Area Youth Choir and High School Band.
TUESDAY 23 ' . Glasgow
0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 330 2578 (BBC Shop). 12. 15pm. £3 (£2.50/50p). As ifa live broadcast to Radio 3 wasn't exiting enough. Jerzy Maksymiuk conducts his orchestra in a wildly energetic programme including Mussorgsky's Night On A Bare Mountain and Stravinsky‘s Firebird Suite (1945 version). Roman Jablonski is the soloist in Lutoslawksi's Cello Concerto and Tchaikovsky‘s Variations on a Rococo Theme.
0 Fiddler on the Root Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 2.15pm and 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 27 (2. 15 and 7. 15pm): 7—24 Jan (Edinburgh). £3—£7.50. See Fri 12 for full description.
Glasgow 0 Fiddler on the Roof Theatre Royal.
Hope Street. 331 1234. 2.15pm and 7.15pm. Extra dates: 7-24Jan (Edinburgh). £3-£7.50. See Fri 12 for full description
0 Ounbartonshire Wind Ensemble City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Tickets available City Hall. A programme of music by the D.W.E. and their junior section. New Sounds. including a newly commissioned piece ()ui oft/w Blue by the composer Bruce Fraser. Guest artist is Heather Corbett. principal percussionist with the BBC SS().
FRIDAY 2 Edinburgh
0 Edinburgh Royal Choral Union Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 12noon. £3—£7.50. Unbelievably. this is the ERCU's 100th consecutive New Year performance of l landel‘s Messiah. lnstrumentalists are from the Scottish Ensemble and Nicholas Cleobury conducts. A fine quartet of soloists in Isobel Buchanan. Catherine Wyn-Rogers. Martyn Hill and Michael George.
0 Concert City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. A classical concert given by the National Youth ()rehestra of Scotland. Prices and details unavailable at time ofgoing to press — please contact Ticket Centre 552 5961 for details.
0 Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sun 4. Glasgow. £3—.£8.80. Viennese Night conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson. Predictably. there‘s lots and lots from the Strauss family inlcuding The Blue Danube. Die Fledermaus Overture. Pizzicato Polka. Radetzky March and Thunder And Lightning Polka.
SUNDAY 4 Glasgow
0 Scottish National Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £3—£9. See Sat 3. Edinburgh for full description.
0 Scottish Ensemble New Year Entertainment Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street.668 2019. 2.30pm. £1 1.50 (£9.50) for concert and New Year Lunch (served 12.30pm pre-book by 27 Dec): £4. £2.50(cones). £1 (children and Young Scot card holders) concert only. Tickets available in advance from Usher Hall Box Office. 228 l 155. The Scottish Ensemble with Anne Lorne Gillies (soprano) as soloist in a New Year Concert including Corelli‘s Christmas Concert. Albinoni's lovely Adagio for Organ and Strings. movements from Handel’s Water Music. Donizetti's Allegro. Tchaikovsky‘s Waltz from the Serenade for Strings and traditional Scottish songs and dances.
34The List 12 Dec— 8Jan