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


FRIDAY 24 Glasgow

I 3N0 Proms Kclx in l 1:111. Kelvinbridge. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £2.70- £9.50. Film attd popular music night w ith a selection of favourites including ll'here [nae/es l)are. Disneylime. lite Country. Deep Purple and more.


I Candide Play house. (ircensidc Place. topol1.cith\\'a1k.557 2590.7.15pm. lixtt‘a dates: Wed 29. Fri I (Glasgow). £3 £15. Scottish Opera in new production of opera house \ et'sion of Bernstein's award w inning musical. Based on Voltait‘c‘s tale of the idealistic hero Candide and his lo\ ct' ( ‘uncgonde sttrvivingall sortsotdisastersand finally having to adapt their philosophy ot'lile. (iood tun entertainment with some fine


I Testimony l’ilntltouse. Lothian Road. 228 2688. "45pm. listra date: Sat 25at 4.45pm and 7.45pm. £2.50. Tony Palmer‘s story of Rttssian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Secl"i1tnl.istingsior details,

SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Wednesday 6 July 7.30pm. City Hall, Glasgow.

A blight in the Wtetma @Woods

presented by Sheena McDonald Popular Strauss Waltzes including the “Emperor Waltz“

MOZART Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”

Nicholas Cleobury Conductor

Tickets: Adults £4; Children £2; Concessions [2; Family [10. The Ticket Centre, Candleriggs 041.227 551 1

Presented in association with '(ilasgow 1990.

Please note change of conductor

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SATURDAY 25 Glasgow

I RSAMD Junior Dept Concert Stevenson llall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. £2.50 (£1.50). End ofterm concert with Chamber Orchestra. Choir and First Orchestra in Handel‘s Concerto Grosso ()p 6 No 1. Gloria by Vivaldi. Kenneth Platts‘ Restoration Dances and ballet music from Le Cid by Masscnet.

I Recorder Recital Pollok llouse. Pollok Park. 2pm-4pm. Free at door. informal concert by .\'a Ceilearaich.

I 3N0 Proms Kelvin llall. Kelvinbridge. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £2.70—£9.50. George l lurst conducts Wagner‘s Overture to 'I'annhatiser. Mendelssohn‘s Violin Concerto (soloist Gyorgy Pauk) and Dvorak‘s Symphony No 9. From the New World.


I Coffee and Listen Roxburghc Hotel. Charlotte Square. Admission at door.

1 lam. Guest artistes with Scottish Opera talk about their life in the world ofmusic. Coffee and biscuits on sale.

I La Boheme Playhouse Theatre. Grecnsidc Place. top of Leith Walk. 557 2590. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: Tue 28.Thurs 30. Sat 2 (Glasgow). £3—£15. Scottish Opera continue their new production of what is probably Puccini's most popular opera.

I Harpsichord Recital St Cecilia‘s 1 Tall. Cowgatc. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Noel O‘Regan plays music by Byrd. Bull. Freseobaldi. Froberger inaid olthe Russell Collection. Price includes strawberries and cream.

I St Mary’s Music School Queen‘s- 1 tall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1 ). St Mary‘s talent apart from and including award winning pianists Steven Osborne and David llornc has a chance to shine in orchestral. chamber and vocal music. including the first performance of David llorne‘s String Ouartet.written earlier this year and the Octet for Strings by Mendelssohn.

I Midsummer Madness Seven hillsof lidinburgh. Free. 1pm. Players from lidinburgh Youth Orchestra take to the hills and perfortn on the cue of the 1 o‘clock gtm as a fundraising stunt to take the orchestra to Edinburgh‘s sistcrcity. San Diego. See Guest List.

I Testimony Filmhouse. Lothian Road. 228 2688. 4.45pm and 7.45pm. £2 (£1 .50) and £2.50. See Fri 24 and Film listings for full details.

I Musical Soiree Polwarth Church Hall. Polwarth Terrace. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £1 .50 (£1 ). Musical evening in aid of Westerlca Hydrotherapy Pool.

SUNDAY 26 Edinburgh

I Edinburgh Renaissance Band Ross Open-Air Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usherllall). 2.30pm. £2 (£1 ). A Midsummer's Serenade French and Italian music of the 15th and 16th centuries.

I St Giles’ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. The Chamber Choir and Recorder Consort ofSt George’s School for Girls give the first

performance of The Trumpet by Neil Mackay.

I Edinburgh Singers Choir Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£2). Fauré‘s Requiem and Gloria by Vivaldi conducted by Gordon T Williamson.

MONDAY 27 Glasgow

I On the Razzle RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extradaies: Tue 28. Wed 29. Thurs 30. £5 (£2.50). Premiere of Robin ()rr‘s new opera in the New Athenaeum Theatre. giving the grand finale to the Festival of Events mounted by the RSAMD to celebrate the opening oftheir new building. Roderick Brydon conducts and Michael McCaffery is producer.


I Guitar Recital St Mark's Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £2. Catherine Watson plays works by Collard. Bach. Duarte. Munro. Berkeley. and Barrios.

TUESDAY 28 Glasgow

I On the Razzle RSAMD. 10(1Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extradates: Wed 29. Thurs 30. £5 (£2.50). See Mon 27 for full description.

I La Boheme Theatre Royal. 1 lope Street. 331 1234. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 30. Sat 2. £3—£2l. See Sat 25. lidinburgh. for full description.


David Home, a pupil at St MarY'S M0319 School in Edinburgh miss ed winning by a proverbial hair’s breadth, the BBC‘s Young Musician oi the Year Competition Forthose who

didn’t manage to hear his remarkable prowess on TV recently (and tor those who did), he can be heard three times in this coming fortnight (Saturday 25, Wednesday 29 and Friday 1), with the iirst concert also leaturing the iirst performance at his String Quartet. With direct honesty he says that recent weeks lollowing the competition have been ‘quite a turmoil in many respects, especially dealing with the sudden publicity’ and with a year coming up which otters a concert a week at times it’s understandable that he’s taking a year out for ‘experience of lite’.

St Mary's Music School, Saturday 25, Dueen’s Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm; Lamp ol Lothian, Wednesday 29, Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh and Friday 1, St Mary’s Church, lladdington. See listings for toll details.

I 8N0 Proms Kelvin Hall. Kelvinbridge. Tickets: 227 5511 (TicketCentre).~ 7.30pm. £2.70—£9.50. It's Beethoven Night tonight with the 7th Symphony. Emperor Piano Concerto (soloist Graeme MeNaught. winner ofthe first Scottish Piano Competition) and Overture The Ruins ofA (hens.

WEDNESDAY 29 Glasgow

I Glasgow Festival Strings Trades 1 Tall. Glassford Street. Tickets: at door. 12.45pm. £2 (£1). Last concert in short series by new group. which has been received well by press and public. Today’s programme includes the first performance of Edward McGuire’s Concerto forGuitar (Philip Thornc) and Strings. along with the more familiar sound of Mozart's [fine K Ieine Nadttmasik. I On the Razzle RSAMD.100Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7. 15pm. Extra date: Thurs 30. £5 (£2.50). See Mon 27 forfull description. I 3N0 Proms Kelvin lla11.Kelvinbridge. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £2.70—£9.50. New SNO Music Director Bryden Thomson conducts this evening's prom of Verdi. Franck's Symphonic Variations. the ballet suite from Swan Lake and Variations front Suite No 3 by 'I'chaikovsky. I Candide Theatre Royal. 1 lope Street. 331 1234. 7. 15pm. lixtra date: Wed 1. £3—£21. See Fri 24. Edinburgh. forfull description. I BBC $80 Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Admission free by ticket from Room 209 (please send s.a.e) or Reception. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. lilgar'sOverturc ('ot'kaigne. Bartok Games by Edward Harper. Prelude lrme/in by Delittsand Concerto for Orchestra by Paul Patterson. Performance will be recorded for future transmission.


I Lunchtime Prom Royal Scottish Academy. The Mound. Tickets: at door. 1.05pm. £2.50 (£1 ). Duncan Prescott. clarinet. and Scott Mitchell. piano. give 50 minutes of music in the airy surroundings ofthe RSA.

I Broughton High School SummerConcert Queen's l lall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 7.30pm. £3 (£1 ). Orchestral. choral. band and chamber music.

I Lamp oi Lothian Concert Canongate Kirk. Canongate. Tickets: 228 l 155 (lisher 1 Tall ) or 062 082 3738(lladdington llousc). 8pm. lixtra date: Fri 1. lladdington. £4(£2.50 £1). .ilasit‘for Four Hands is the title oftonight's performance by Young Musician ofthe Year winners Steven Osborne and David llorne. who play music by Schubert. Debussy. Ravel and Stravinsky.

I Operatic Double Bill Main 1 tall. Napier Polytechnic. Merchiston Site. Ticketsat door. 7.30pm. lixtra date: Thurs 30. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Students of the recently renamed Napier Polytechnic perform Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Riders to the Sea by Vaughan Williams. Christopher Bell conducts and lsobell liwcn is producer.

THURSDAY 30 Glasgow

I On the Razzle RSAMD.100Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7. 15pm. £5 (£2.50). See Mon 27 for full description.

I La Boheme Theatre Royal. llope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. lixtradale: Sat2. £3—£21.See Sat 25. Edinburgh. for full description.

I 8N0 Proms Kelvin llall.Ke1vinbridge. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £2.70—£9.50. Guest appearance by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra gives the SNO a night off. They play Elgar's Overture ('ockaigne. Mozart's