I Clarsach Recital iiunterian Museum. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Alison Kinnaird with a programme of Scottish harp music from the 17th Century Scottish court. the lowland harpers. and the household harpers ofthe great highland chiefs.
I The Pearl Fishers Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extradates: Saturday 13.24 February. Glasgow. 9and 11 March. Edinburgh. £3—£21. A new production of Bizct‘s opera centred round love and friendship.
I Edinburgh University Opera Club George Square Theatre. Tickets: 667 10] 1 ext 4577 (Miss Donaldson). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Friday 12. Saturday 13. £3 (£2). Sec Wednesday 10 and panel
I Cosi tan tutte Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: 20 February. 16 March. 4 June (matinee). Glasgow. 10 March. 22 June. Edinburgh. £3—£21. see Saturday 6 for full description. I Scottish Early Music Consort l lenry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 551i (Ticket Centre). 8pm. Lovers. Learner and Libations — an evening in the refectory ofthe 13th Century University of Paris. including some decidedly unacademic songs and dances. as well as a little medieval instruction set to music specially for the occasion by Judith Weir (see guest list).
I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Bach. Mozart and Dupre played by David Philips.
I Edinburgh University Opera Club George Square Theatre. Tickets: 667 101 1 ext 4577 (Miss Donaldson). 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 13. £3 (£2). See Wednesday 10 and panel for full description.
I 3N0 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 13. Glasgow. £2.50—£9.90. A tuneful evening of Copland‘s Appalachian Spring and Ravel's shimmering Scheherazade with soloist Elise Ross. Mahler‘s Symphony No 4 is after the interval.
SUNDAY 14 Glasgow
I Cantilena Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 1pm. £3.50. Baroque and early Classical music including the Concertante for Violin and Viola by Stamitz. Vivaldi‘s Bassoon Concerto and the Symphony No 8. Le Soir. by Haydn.
I Glasgow Orchestral Society Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1) incl refreshments. This one is for all the family and should appeal particularly to children. Music included Malcolm Arnold‘s Four Scottish Dances and Britten‘s Soiree Musicales.
I Love in Opera Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. Tickets: at door. 3pm. £2 (£1.50). An obvious St Valentine's Day choice for Norman White‘s illustrated talk presented by Friends of Scottish Opera.
I Israel Piano Trio Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5/£7.50 (£3). A welcome return visit to Edinburgh with Beethoven‘s Archduke and Schubert's Trio in E flat. ()p 100. in aid onge Concern. Victims of Persecution andthe Alyn Hospital in Jerusalem as part ofthe celebrations for the centenary ofthe Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society.
MONDAY 15 Edinburgh
I Lunchtime Recital Music Library. 9 George [V Bridge. Free at door.
12. lSpm—lpm. Music for guitar by Dowland. Scarlatti. Albeniz. Berkeley and Barrios performed by Catherine Watson. Coffee and filled rolls available. I Salomon Ouanet Queen‘s iiall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3—£6. The last of the 87/88 season’s New Town Concerts features this top quartet joined by violist Jan Schlapp for Mozart‘s C major and G minor Quintets. K515 and 516. Haydn‘s Quartet in C Op 54 No 2 opensthe programme.
I Lunchtime Recital Assembly Hall. Strathclyde University. James Weir Building. Montrose Street. Free at door. 1.15pm—2pm. Extra date: Thursday 18. Glasgow and Edinburgh. Danish quartet Ensemble 4 play A Dream in Violet by Olsen and Dvorak‘s Piano Quartet Op 87. I An Evening at the Opera Henry Wood
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Saturday 20th February 1988 Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 7.30pm
HAMILTON HARTY THE MYSTIC TRUMPETER
ElCAR SERENADE FOR STRINGS
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS DONA NOBIS PACEM
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Roderick Brydon
Andree Back, soprano Charles Naylor, baritone
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I The Pearl Fishers Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: 24 February. Glasgow. 9 and 1 1 March. Edinburgh. £3—£2]. See Saturday 6and review for full description.
I 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.50—£9.90. See Friday 12. Edinburgh. for full description.
I Piccolo Pack Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 11am. £2 (£1/75p). Teddy bears and all sorts of other toys in the last ofthe current series of musical mornings for 8—12 year-olds. ice-cream and juice available afterwards.
I Edinburgh University Opera Club George Square Theatre. Tickets: 667 101 1 ext 4577 (Miss Donaldson). 7.30pm. £3 (£2). See Wednesday 10 and panel for full description.
I Winds oi Edinburgh Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. I SCO Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3—£8.80. Something for everyone type programme with works by Dvorak. Janacek. Faure. Ravel and the phenomenal young percussionist Evelyn Glennie in Milhaud‘s Concerto for Marimba and Vibraphone.
(RSAMD Box Office). 7.30pm. £5. An evening of performances from students of the RSAMD Opera School. Choir and Orchestra including scenes from Dido and Aeneas. Magic Flute. Pelleas and Melisande and Carmen. Proceeds to Order of St John‘s Opthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir McEwan Hail. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Formerly Edinburgh University Madrigal Group. this talented choir's name has recently changed to reﬂect the broadening of its repertoire. Today‘s includes Byrd‘s Five Part Mass and Motels by Poulenc and Bruckner. Michael Turnbull continues as director. I Napier College Concert The Chapel. Craiglockhart Site. 219 Colinton Road. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Lecons de Tenebres by Francois Couperin performed by Linda Howie and Morvyth Davis (sopranos), John Fifer (bass vioi) and Philip Sawyer (harpsichord).
I Nelson Hall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Public Library. Leith Walk. Free at door. 8pm. Rosemary Eliot.
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Come and play and sing along with the Orchestra — a fun-packed morning every week.
Tickets: Children £1 (75p if you still have your yellow Piccolo Pack badges); Adults £2. Tickets available from the Queen's Hall Box Office. Clerk Street (031 668 201 9) or
on the morning at the door.
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