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



0 Washington Ensemble Glasgow Arts Centre. 12 Washington Street. Details: 221 4526. 7.3(1pm. Programme and ticket price 'to be announced at time of going to press. 0 A Concert for Luke Theatre Royal. Hope Street. Tickets: 331 1234. 8pm. ill—£111. An evening of musical entertainment from a line-up of Scottish ()pera soloists including James Bowman. Kathryn Harries. Anne Murray. Marie Slorach. just to name a few. plus the biggest choir ever to have appearedon the Theatre Royal stage. Joanna Lumley and John Amis compere and all proceeds go towards specialised medical treatment in America for 5 year old Luke Smith.

0 Early Music Crawlurd Theatre. Jordanhill College. Tickets: 552 5961

Almost, as they say, a legend in her own liletime, Dame Joan Sutherland makes her lirst British concert appearances in live years with the 800 as they open their 87/88 season. Reading her potted biography (which, interestingly enough, seems to stop in 1979) it seems there's no major role she hasn't sung and no major opera house in the world she hasn't sung in.

With two concerts, one at Glasgow’s


(Ticket Centre) or 227 5511 or 959 1232. 8pm. £3. The Alba Consort play Renaissance music for wind. soprano. lute and viol as part of a mini series of Early Music at the Crawfurd. See also Sat 3.



0 Seraglio'l'heatre Royal. Hope Street. Tickets: 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 22 ()ct and 25 Nov. Theatre Royal. 31) ()ct. Playhouse. Edinburgh. £3—£19.5(l. Scottish ()pera in Mozart‘s Seraglio. Popular production first seen in 1978 but new cast including Carmen Pelton as Constanze and. taking time off from Albert Square. liastenders' Tony as the imposing Pasha Selim.

0 Early Music Crawi‘urd Theatre. Jordanhill College. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) or 227 551 1 or 959 1232. 1.15pm. £2. 1n the short series of Early Music at the Crawfurd. the Hanover Trio present music for

' recorder. harpsichord and baroque

cello. See also tonight and Fri 2. 0 Early Music Crawi‘urd Theatre. Jordanhill College. Tickets: 552 5961

Theatre Royal on Sunday 4 and the other at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Wednesday 7, she gives a sample oi what has made her name, including arias by Verdi, Handel and Donizetti with a couple oi mad scenes thrown in - irom Bellini's l Puritani and Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.

Dame Joan Sutherland with the SCO Sunday 4, Glasgow and Wednesday 7, Edinburgh-see listings.

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(Ticket Centre) or 227 5511 or 959 1232. 8pm. £3. 1n the last oi'the Early Music at the Crawi‘urd series. Cappella Nova join up with a team of viols fora programme ofmadrigals and consort songs.


0 Concert Church Hill Theatre. Morningside. 7.3llpm. Nicholson Square Methodist Church present a musical evening.


0 3C0 Theatre Royal. Hope Street. I Tickets: 331 1234. 7.3llpm. Extra date: Wed 7. Edinburgh. £5—£2(l (£5). In her first British [ performances in live years. Dame ' Joan Sutherland is the guest soloist

in the SC()‘s ()peratic (iala. singing arias by Verdi. Thomas. Handel and Donizetti. Husband Richard Bonynge conducts.

WEDNESDAY 7 5 Edinburgh

0 3C0 Usher Hall. 1.othian Road. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall) or

: 228 1 155 (L'sher Hall). 7.45pm.

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0 Peace Concert City Hall. Candleriggs. Box Office: 552 5961. 7.3llpm. A concert for peace presented by the Sri Chinmoy Centre.

0 New Music Group at Scotland Third Eye Centre. 35(15auchiehall Street. Tickets: 332 7521. 8pm. Extra date: Fri 9. Edinburgh. £3.50 (£3). A celebration of Glasgow composer Thomas Wilson’s 60th birthday with internationally acclaimed exponent of 211th Century music. soprano Jane Manning. Programme includes The Willow Branches for voice/piano and Complementi for chamber ensemble. Also. You Will Hear Thunder by Haflidi Hallgrimsson. Judith Weir‘s Sketches from a Bagpiper‘s Album and two poems of Pablo Neruda set to music by Malcolm Hayes. Edward Harper directs.


0 Norwegian Quartet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets:668 21119. 7.3(1pm. £4.5(l(£3). The Royal Norwegian Consulate presents their musical ambassadors in a programme ofGrieg. Beethoven (F minor. ()p95) and the String Quartet of 1985 by the presumably Norwegian composer 1 lalvor Haug.



0 Scottish Early Music Consort Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £-l(£1 .511). A musical tribute to the great 15th century Flemish composer Johannes ()ckeghem by his admirers. including Josquin 1)espre/.. Pierre de la Rue. Antoine Brumel and Loyset Compare. Take plenty tissues there‘s some

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New Directions: Sax TC, Mountain Hymn,

i ! 9 Bobby Watson Quartet i John Rae Collective

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8 Bobby Watson Quartet

New Directions: Sat TC, Mountain Hymn John Rae Collective

Tickets (Edinburgh): from Queen’s Hall (031 668 2019); Usher Hall (031 228 1155); Virgin Records, Princes Street.

Tickets (Glasgow): from TOCTA; Virgin Records, Union Street; Ticket Centre, Candleriggs (041 227 5511); Mitchell Theatre.


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