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AIDA - Verdi

27, 29, 31 October at 7.15pm

T LULU Berg 28 October at 7.15pm

SERAGLIO Mozart 30 October at 7.15pm Free bottle of sparkling wine at interval for every

group of six tickets booked by 24 October with the compliments of the Playhouse management.

This voucher entitles the holder to purchase one or two tickets of up to £7 .50 each for any performance of Scottish Opera on 27, 28, 29, 30 October at

HALF PRICE Book today to avoid disappointment.

enterprising youth group. their programme this time featuring English music from the Golden Age at the turn ofthe 16th Century. Morley. Anthony Holborne and John Dowland are the three main composers.

O 800 City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £3—£8.80. See Thursday 22. Edinburgh. for full description.


0 Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1 . 10pm. The first ofregular Friday lunchtime organ recitals in Edinburgh University‘s programme ofmusic opens with Robert Munns. Works by Walther. Sweelinck. JS Bach and Krebs.

0 3ND Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 2281155.7.30pm.Ex'.ra date: Saturday 24. Glasgow. £2.50 - £9.90 (children £2.50). An all Dvorak programme of the Requiem and Biblical Songs with conductor Neeme Jarvi. quartet of fine soloists and the SNO Chorus.


0 Lulu Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tuesday 24 and Friday 27 November

(Glasgow) + Wednesday 28 October

(Edinburgh). £3—£l9.50. see Wednesday 21 for full description.

0 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50—£9.90 (children £2.50). see Friday 23 for full description.


0 Piccolo Pack Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 11am. Children £1 (75p with badge); adults £2. More Piccolo Pack fun. this time getting ready for Halloween with the wind and string players of the SCO. See also Saturdays 17 and 31 October.

0 Edinburgh Light Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. Tickets also 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. £3. Lots oflovely tunes from the great days ofStrauss. Gerswhin. Cole Porter and right up to date with the theme from BBC TV‘s Secret Army.

0 Pro Arte Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Place. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall). 7.30pm. Extra date: Sunday 25. Glasgow. £3.50 (£1 .95). Gary Wolf. from the University ofCentral Florida. makes his Scottish debut with Beethoven‘s E major Op 109 Sonata. Brahms‘ Variations on a Theme of Paganini. Barber. Franck and Samuel (by any chance related to Larry?) Adler.

o Fiddlers Concert Usher Hall. Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. Always popular, the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra play in aid of Cancer Research.



0 Pro Arte Piano Recital Henry Wood Hall, Claremont Street. Tickets: 334 6908 (Ambassador Classics). 7.30pm. £3.50 (£1.95). See Saturday 24. Edinburgh, for full description.





0 The Sound at the Sackbut Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Tickets: 667 101 1 ext 4577 (Miss Donaldson). 7.45pm. £4 (£2.50). Special lecture-recital to celebrate Edinburgh University‘s

; recent acquisition ofa 1954 sackbut by Anton Schnitzer. Music ofthe 16th and 17th centuries played on

period instruments by Alan Lumsden (sackbut) and the London Wind Consort. And what exactly is a sackbut? Why. a trombone. of course.

: MONDAY 26 . ; Glasgow

i 0 John Currie Singers Henry Wood

Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £4.50

l (£3.50). Two very popular works to launch the new season Vivaldi‘s

. Gloria and the Mozart Requiem.

f John Pryce-Jones. recently

appointed as Head of Music at

' Scottish Opera. makes his John


Currie Singers conducting debut.

; 0 Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall.

Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Young Scottish pianist Murray McLachlan with Spinks' Homage to Ravel.

; Schubert‘s Wanderer and Liszt‘s Dante Fantasia.

O Aida Playhouse. Greenside Place.

Leith Walk. 557 2590. 7.15pm. Extra

dates: Thursday 29 and Saturday 31. £3—£12.50. Scottish Opera make their first visit to the Playhouse with Verdi‘s classic grand opera. Wonderful music in a most enjoyable production. Janice Cairns

; sings the title role. 3 0 Piano Trio Recital French Institute.

13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 7.30pm. Trio Ravel play works by Haydn. Schubert and. ofcourse. Ravel.



0 Lunch and Listen. Theatre Royal, Hope Street. 331 1234. 1pm. A guest of Scottish Opera talks about life as a performer. Full details from Friends of Scottish Opera 248 4567


0 Lulu Playhouse. Greenside Place, Leith Walk. 557 2590. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tuesday 24 and Friday 27 November (Glasgow). £3—£15. see Wednesday 21. Glasgow, for full description.



0 Oboe/Piano Recital Concert Hall, University ofGlasgow. Free at door. 1.15pm. Varied selection of lunchtime music from Philip Hill of the BBC S50 and pianist Gustav Fenyo

0 BBC Scottlsh Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall, BBC, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209. BBC. 7.30pm.

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