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


,RIDAY 1.§.__,- Glasgow

0 A Temporary Diversion Glasgow Arts Centre, 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. 3pm. Free. An opera for children by John Paynter performed in the playground ofthe centre - weather permitting. Performance preceded by intensive work in school holiday week.


0 8N0 Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 17, Glasgow. £2.50—£9.90 (children £2.50). Exciting stuff from the SNO in their first concert ofthe season. Neeme Jarvi conducts Dvorak‘s Symphony No 4, Bolero by Ravel and Khatchaturian‘s Piano Concerto with Constantine Orbellan as soloist.

O Luisa Miller Churchhill Theatre, Morningside. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall) or 228 l 155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 17. £3.50 (£2.50). While Scottish Opera tackle Verdi’s most well known opera score .A ida, Scottish Sinfonia turn toLuisa Miller in a production by Isobel Ewen with conductor Neil Mantle.



0 Lulu Study Day Goethe Institute, 74 Victoria Crescent Road. Tickets: 248 4567 (Friends of Scottish Opera). 10.30am onwards. £5 (incl lunch). No, not a well known Glaswegian popular singer, but Berg‘s opera of the same name, coming up for its first production outside London. Ifyou can‘t make 10.30am, it is OK to arrive later in the day.

0 8N0 City Hall, Candleriggs, 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50—£9.90 (children £2.50). see Friday 16, Edinburgh for full description.


0 Plccolo Pack Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 1 lam. Children £1 (75p with badge); adults £2. The first of three Saturday morning concerts for children starts with the SCO’s Brass Quintet in all sorts of music. See also Saturdays 24 and 31 October.

0 Luisa Miller Churchill Theatre, Morningside. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall ) or 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Friday 16 for full description.


i O 800 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall). 7.45pm. £3.50—£9.30. Rather attractive programme from the SCO with three much loved works. Pinchas Zukerman is the soloist and director in Beethoven‘s Violin Concerto, joined by John Tunnell for Bach‘s 2 Violin Concerto. In between comes the Symphony No 39 by Mozart. Note this concert is on in Edinburgh only.

0 Kevoclt Choir Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3 (£2). Alex Elrick and his singers in concert, in aid of the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

0 Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall). 7.45pm. £4 (£3/£1). Authentic performances of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. including The Trout with Peter Evans playing fortepiano. Concert followed by a trout supper for Friends and subscribers.


0 Violin/Piano Recital St Cecilia‘s Hall, Cowgate. Free at door. Extra dates: Monday 19, Tuesday 20 (both Glasgow). 7.30pm. Organised by the Italian Institute. violinist Andrea Cappeletti with accompanist Stefania Redaelli give a programme ofmusic by Mozart. Ravel, Paganini and Prokofiev. marking the 200th anniversary of the death of Stradivarius, the world’s most famous violin maker.

MD DAY 19 Glasgow

0 Open Dress Rehearsal Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 331 1234. 6.30pm. £1.50. A chance to see the final stages of Lulu before the curtain opens on Wednesday.

0 Vlolin/Piano Recital St Aloysius College, 45 Scott Street. Free at door. Extra date: Tuesday 20. 7.30pm. see Sunday 18 for full description.

TUESDAY 20 ' Glasgow

0 Violin/Plano Recital Assembly Hall, James Weir Building. University of Strathclyde. Free at door. 1.15pm. see Sunday 18 for full description.

0 Glasgow Harpsichord Soclety Kerr‘s Showrooms, 98 Woodlands Road. Free at door. 7.30pm. Tom Simmonds of James Kerr & Co gives a Record Review evening on Recordings of Harpsichord Music for Scotland’s, and maybe Britain‘s, only society devoted entirely to music for solo harpsichord.


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