0 Two Plano Recital Reid Concert Hall, Teviot Row, Bristo Place. Free at door. 1.10pm. Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow play music for two pianos including Grainger’s Fantasy on Porgy and Bess in honour of 1987 being the 50th anniversary of Gerswhin‘s death.

0 Guitar Recital Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Library (off Leith Walk), 8pm. Free at door. Opening the Nelson Hall series of free recitals for everyone. guitarist Philip Thorne presents a varied and lively programme. including music by Giuliani. Villa-Lobos and from less sunny climes nearer home. John Purser and David Dorward.

o Harpsichord Recital St Cecilia’s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Smiljka Isakovic with Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti and Padre Antonio Soler in association with the British-Yugoslav Society.

WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow

0 Lulu Theatre Royal. Hope Street, 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Saturday 24 October. Tuesday 24 and Friday 27 November (Glasgow) + Wednesday 28 October (Edinburgh). £3—£19.50. Another new production for Scottish Opera and the first performance ofthe full

columns otThe List, you’ll notice a new telephone number tor tickets teaturing rather prominently. And that’s because , the Queen’s Hall in Clerk Street has just opened a brand new box ottice. Selling tickets tor all the multitarious events the Hall now hosts, whether classical, jazz, loik or rock, as well as the Traverse, Lyceum and, hopetully beiore too long, the King’s and Playhouse too, manager David Todd tools ‘we have to give the best service we possibly can'. In addition to the new box ottice, the Queen’s Hall has also recently opened its new restuarant. With corresponding opening hours, visitors to the Hall can try out

3-Act version of Berg‘s opera outside London. Two Americans take the main roles and it’s Scottish Opera’s recently appointed American Music Director, John Mauceri, in the pit. With a new English translation by Arthur

J acobs. Lulu ought to be one of the musical highlights of the year.



0 Organ Recital Concert Hall, Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Stuart Campbell plays a selection of works by Handel, Couperin, Boyce and Martin Dalby. O Seragllo Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Friday 30 October (Edinburgh) and Wednesday 25 November (Glasgow). Scottish Opera continue with their revival of the 1983 production of Mozart’s delightful opera based on a Turkish island. Sung in English.


0 800 Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra date: Friday 23, Glasgow. £3—£8.80. Finnish conductor J ukka-Pekka Saraste comes to conduct Finnish music, namely Sibelius‘ Pelleas and Melisande and Rakastava. Barry Douglas is the soloist in Beethoven’s 1st Piano Concerto and the same composer’s 4th Symphony brings the


deliciously wicked home baking in the mornings and aitemoons, and soups, guiches, unboring salads and tresth made hot dishes, with a vegetarian emphasis at lunchtime and evenings all to be washed down with tresth ground cottee, speciality teas, wine, beer or whatever you like trom the bar. One iinal bit oi newness is that the big, black, torbldding doors at the front will be titted with glass doors behind so there can be no doubt when the Oueen’s Hall is open tor business. Oueen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019 (credit cards and personal callers welcome). Open Mon-Sat, 10am—5pm + up until alter the interval on pertorrnance evenings. (Cami Main)

concert to a close.

FRIDAY 23 Glasgow

0 Bagpipe Music Burrell Collection. Pollok Country Park, Pollokshaws Road. Free at door. 11am and 1pm. Never mind what it sounds like, it‘ll be experience enough just to see 720 school kids involved in performances of William Sweeney’s Bagpipe Music. With players from the SCO, the project has involved the children writing much of the music themselves based on themes taken from the Burrell.

0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 330 2578 (BBC

Shop). 11am. £3.50 (£1/£2.30). Another winter season gets underway, but this one manages to start with Sun Music by Peter Sculthorope. Also Haydn. Mozart and Shostakovich Symphony No 9. Ronald Zollman conducts and Bernard Roberts is the Mozart (No 15) soloist.

0 Aida Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 27. 29. 31 October (Edinburgh) + 26. 28 November (Glasgow). £3—£19.50. Scottish Opera continue their new production of Verdi's grand opera. Some superb performances in a highly enjoyable production.

0 Flat Pavan Glasgow Arts Centre. 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Highlytalented and

Beethoven Franck Adler Barber Brahms


Sat Oct 24. 7.30pm Reid Hall. Edinburgh Sun ()ct 25. 7.30pm SNO Centre. Glasgow

GARY WOLF (Prof. of Piano. Florida University) Sonata in E. Op 109 Prelude. (‘horale é’c Fugue Sonata Breve Nocturne Paganini Variations Sat Nov 21 Reid i iail. Edinburgh. SUSAN TOMES 2nd Prize Scottish Piano Competition) Tickets: £3.50 (concessions £1.95) available from Queens Hall Box Office. Edinburgh (03] 668 2019); Ambassador Classics. Glasgow (041 334 6908)

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