0 Music is listed as diary: by day, then by city, then by event.
FRIDAY 26 Glasgow
0 Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Free at door. Day-time. Piano students of Glasgow‘s Academy of Music compete for the Governor‘s Recital Prize.
0 8N0 Proms Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Tickets: 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50-£9.40. Friday Night is Music Night. Yes. it’s Radio 25 popular programme live from Glasgow with conductor Barry Wordsworth and singers Peter Morrison and Rosa Mannion. Mary Marquis is presenter.
0 Coffee and Listen Roxburghe Hotel. Charlotte Square. Full details: 041 248 4567 ext 138 (Scottish Opera). 1pm. Mark Tinkler. currently taking the leading role in Scottish Opera‘s Billy Budd. in conversation with Norman White. 0 Billy Budd King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.15pm. £3—£l5. Last chance to see Scottish Opera’s stunning production of Brittcn‘s Billy Budd. Fine all-male cast including Philip Langridge as Captain Vere. Mark Tinkler as Budd and John Tomlinson the evil Claggart.
0 Afternoon Recital Pollok House. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. Free at door. 2pm. Music for recorders by Na Ceilearaich presented in an informal way.
0 8N0 Proms Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Tickets: 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50—£9.40. Fast moving music in the Last Night ofthe Proms. the end of this year‘s Rain. Steam and Speed theme. Lots of Strauss. the obligatory Elgar and Bryden Thomson conducting.
0 Madam Butterlly King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.15pm. £3—£15. Scottish Opera‘s week in Edinburgh comes to an end with its special Silver Jubilee production of Puccini‘s much loved opera. the first ever to be performed by the company in 1962. Sir Alexander Gibson. who conducted all these years ago. has his last night in the pit before he adopts the grand title of Founder and Conductor Laureate.
0 St Mary's Music School Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1). A very attractive programme from some ofScotland‘s most talented young musicians. including Strauss‘s Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings and Bartok‘s Quartet No 3. Christopher Hobkirk is the soloist in Vaughan Williams‘ On Wenlock Edge.
0 Gilding the Lily Laigh Room. St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Soprano (Ann Heavens). baritone (Peter Hall) and pianist (Simon Clarkson) come together for an evening of music by Beethoven. Butterworth. Faure. Finzi. Mozart and others in aid ofStridc. the new Scottish charity to help paralysed children to walk with the aid of a special brace.
SUNDAY 28 Glasgow
0 Piano Recital Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 334 6908 (Ambassador Classics. 455 Gt Western Road). 3pm. Extra date: Monday 29. Edinburgh. £3.25 (£1.75). American pianist Ellen Pleasants—Macleay gives a pleasant afternoon recital of Ravel. Chopin (including Balakirev‘s transcription of the Romance from the First Concerto). Liszt and the British premiere of Summersuite by Elizabeth Bell.
0 Scottish Opera SilverJubilee Gala Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.30pm. £5—£25 (all including donation). A special tribute to Sir Alexander Gibson. Artists taking part include Dame Janet Baker. Janice Cairns. Kathryn Harries. Charles Craig. Seppo Ruohonen. Anne Howells. Rosa Mannion. Donald Maxwell, Bill McCue. Donald Maxwell. Patricia Hay and Catherine Wilson. It‘s what‘s known as a star-studded cast.
0 Prince Consort Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge. 3pm. £2.50. Try this for onomatopoeia. Summer Sunday Serenade — a scintillating selection ofsongs to set you singing. Their description. not ours.
0 St Giles’ at Six St Giles’ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. The Borders Regional Recorder Ensemble and Early Music Group perform music by Matyas Seiber. Britten. John Adson and Geoffrey Russell-Smith.
o Rizio's Revenge Ross Theatre, Princes Street Gardens. 2.30pm. £1 (50p) A programme of music and dance from the time of Mary Queen of Scots with a strong emphasis on Italian music. Performers are
Edinburgh Renaissance Band and Edinburgh Early Dancers.
MONDAY 29 Glasgow
0 RSAMD Double Bill Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Tickets: 332 4101. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tuesday 30. Wednesday 1. Thursday 2. Free. The Opera Class present Mozart's The Impresario and Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi in a production by Margaret Gordon. Conductors are Philip Ledger and Leonard Hancock.
0 Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. £3.25 (£1.75). See Sunday 28. Glasgow. for full description.
0 Solsidens Harmoniorkester'l‘riniiy Academy. Craighall Avenue. 7.30pm. Free at door. Extra dates Tues 30 June. Thurs 2 July. A mixed selection ofmusic from Britain and America by talented Danish young musicians in a joint venture by Lothian Region education department and the Danish Institute.
0 BSAMD Double Bill Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Tickets: 332 4101. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Wednesday 1.'l‘hursday 2. Free. See Monday 29 for full decription.
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Sunday 28th June at 2.30pm EDINBURGH RENAISSANCE BAND & Edinburgh Early Dancers present
Music and Dance from the time of Mary Queen of Scots Tickets available on day £1 (50p cones)
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From the United States The Choral Society of Southern California and The Citrus College Choir Conductors: NICK STRIMPLE, BEN BOLLINGER
THE QUEEN’S HALL, Clerk Street, EDINBURGH Saturday, 4 July 1987 at 7.45pm Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzer Op 52 GERMAN REQUIEM (sung in English) original four-hand piano version
Soprano: JANICE LEE
Baritone: WILLIAM McG RAW
Pianists: TIMOTHY STEELE DAVID OSBORN
TICKETS: £3.00, £2.00 (concessions) unreserved available from the Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh, tel. 031 225 3732. Monday—Saturday loam—6pm, Sunday 10am—4pm; from The Queen’s Hall, tel. 031 668 2019. Monday—Saturday 10am—5pm; and on the night from 7.15pm.
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