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The Edinburgh Quartet at St Bernard’s

Wednesday 18 Jan at 7.45pm £3.75 (cones available)

Further information from Edinburgh Quartet 031 332 8691


Thursday 26 January 7.30pm

Asong recital by RHONDA BACHMANN


Songstorthe Queen, Songslorthe Revolution

A programme of songs written by Late XVIllth century French composers

Tickets £2.50, £3.50 available from the French Institute 13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh

Tel: 031 225 5366

Concertino for Timpani. Percussion and ()rchestra and for the traditionalists there's Mozart's G major Violin Concerto K2 1 (1.



I Lunchtime Concert 1 lutcheson's I lall. Ingram Street (enter by .Iohn Street ). Tickets: at door. 1.15pm—2pm. £1 . The National Trust for Scotland and Strathclyde Cniversity Music Society team tip for a series of ’l‘uesday lunchtime recitals. Today's programme is given by students of ( ilasgovv 1 ‘niversity.

Tea colfee and sandwiches available.

I La Boheme Theatre Royal. 1 lope Street. 331 123-1or3329000. 7.15pm.1ixtra dates: Sat 21 (2. 15pm). 2SJanuary'. 9. 15 February Glasgow. 1 and 3 March. Iidinburgh. Take the tissues for Scottish ()pera‘s revival ol IiIijah Moshinsky's production. American soprano Angelique Bur/ynski replaces Nuccia Focile as Mimi. .Iohn Pryce-Jones conducts.

I Masterclass ( iuinness Room. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Lieder masterclass directed by Sarah Walker.

I RSAMD Orchestra Stcv enson 1 Iall. RSAMD. 100 Renlrew Street. 332 5057. 5.30pm. Free at door. More concertos

w ith top RSAMD students as soloists. including the l-lute Concerto by Nielsen. Rodrigo's Fantasia per an gerili/homme. I’arlo. parm from Mozart's ll ( ‘lemenm (Ii Tim and the Viola Concerto by Bartok.


I Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert l Iall. Bristo Square. Admission: at door. 1.10pm. Free. First performance of String Quarter by David Ward. along with Haydn's ( )p 54 No 1. David Ward givesa short illustrated talk on his work at 11.30am in Alison Ilouse. NicoIson Square ( Iidinburgh I'niversity 's Music Faculty).

I Testimony Film l louse. 1.othian Road. Tickets: 0—11 332 724-1 (SNQ ()ffice ). 7.30pm. £3 (includes cheese and wine reception). Friends of the SN() showingof 'Ieslimo/ly. the film of the life of Slitistaktiv ich.

I Nelson Hall Concert Nelson 1 tall. McDonald Road Public Library. Free at door. Spm. Chamber ()rchestra ofthe .Iunior Dept of the RSAMI). All welcome. I Paris Arpeggione Quartet French Institute. 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 531m. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Quartetsby Schubert ( F. flat major). Raveland Btlt‘odiniNo 2).

WEDNESDAY 18 Glasgow

I BBC 830 SS() Centre. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 208 (please send sac) or Reception. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. Not the usual greeting of a prosperous New Year from Jerzy Maksymiuk and the BBC Scottish. but a Prosperous l'oyage. which preceded by a Calm Sea. makes up the title of a Mendelssohn overture. There's also the scher from his 1st Symphony and Schubert’s Symphony No

I Glasgow Harpsichord Society Pollokshaws l lall. Further information: SS2o127. 7.30pm. Non-members £2. Joint meeting with Guitar and Recorder Societies. Please note change ofvenue. I RSAMD Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 5.30pm. Free at door. Last ofthe RSAMD's Concerto Classes features trumpet. baritone. piccolo and 'cello in works by Bohme. Mozart. Vivaldi and F.1gar.


I Edinburgh Quartet St Bernard's Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Stockbridge. Tickets:

668 2019 (Queen's 1 la” Box Office) or 228 1155 (Usher 1 Iall Box ()ffice). 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1.50). Haydn Quartet ()p33 No4. Walton's A minor String Quartet of 1947 and Beethoven's F. flat ()p 127.

THURSDAY 19 Glasgow

I Lunchtime Concert Concert l lall. Glasgow Ifniversity. Admission: at door. 1.15pm. Free. Thora Ker (mezzo ) and Margaret \Vakeford (piano) perform music by Copland. Falla. Britten and Milhaud.

I 3N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Iistra dates: Fri 20. Iidinburgh and Sat 21 . Glasgow . £2.50 £11.50 (£2.50). Mtisic Director Bryden Thomson conducts Prokofiev ‘s Lieutenant Kije Suite. Mozart's Piano Concerto No2l with Walter Klein as soloist and Dvorak's Symphony No (i. Concerts on Fri 20and Sat 21 replace the Prokofiev with Kenneth Leighton‘s Symphony No3(tenor Neil Mackie). as a tribute to the 1idinburgh composer who died last summer.

I RSAMD Competition ( iuinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Want. Free at door. The Bach Pri/e (Class A) competition ior keyboard.

I Julian Bream Stevenson 11a|l.RSAMD. 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 7.31 1pm. £10(£7.50). Works for guitar and luteby‘ Bach. Takemitsu. Francesco da Milano. Dowland. Robert Johnston and Rodrigo.


I Scottish Early Music Consort ()neen‘s Ilall. Clerk Street. nos 2019. 7.45pm. Iixtra date: Fri 20. (ilasgovv . £4.50 £(i (£2.50). As Burns' Night approachesthe SIiMC present 117" a cog o ' giale steals and an (Ill/(1 Scottish sang. If you can‘t go to the concert. it's also available on compact disc. 11’ and cassette.



I 8C0 City Ilall. Candlcriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. lixtra date: Sat 21 . lidinburgh. £2.20—£S.S’0. Contrasted programme of Dvorak‘s Wind Serenade. Kurt \Veill's Violin Concerto (soloist Iirnst Kovacic) and Bruckner F. minor Mass with the Scottiin Philharmonic Singers. Iidward Downcs conducts.

I Milngavie Music Club Milngnvie‘l‘tm-n Hall. Further information: 9562642. 7.30pm. Catherine Manson (violin). Jonathan Manson ('cello) and Paul (‘oker (piano) play Beethoven. Shostakovich. Schumann and Schubert.

I Scottish Early Music Consort RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). See Thurs 19. Edinburgh. tor full description.

I Midday Concert Stevenson I lall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Music for two pianos by Poulenc.

Gershwin Grainger and Lutoslavvski played by Jean Hutchison and Jack Kcaney.


I Organ Recital Mcliwan Hall. Bristo Square. Admission: at door. 1.10pm. Free. Peter Backhouse plays works by English organists composers Percy Whitlock. Iidward Bairstow. Alfred Hollins and Henry Smart. the latter two having successful careers in spite ofbeing blind.

I 8N0 Usher 1 Iall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. Tickets also from Queen's Hall Box Office 668 2019. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 21 . Glasgow. £2.70—£1 1 .50 (£2.50). See Thurs 19. Glasgow. for full description.

SATURDAY 21 Glasgow

I La Boheme Theatre Royal. Hope Street. '

331 123-1 or 332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra dates: 2SJanuary. 9 and 15 February— (ilasgow. 1 and 3 March Edinburgh. Sce Tue 17 for full description.

I 8N0 City Hall.Candleriggs.2275511. 7.30pm. £2.50—£1 1.50(£2.50). SeeThurs 19 for full description.


I SCO Queen's 1 Iall. Clerk Street.(y(ib’ 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£ See Fri 20. Glasgow. for full description.

I Georgian Concert Society .s‘i Cecilia‘s Hall. Cow gate. Tickets: (1le 2019 (Queen's I la” Box Office). 7.45pm. £5 (£4 £2 1. The four piece ensemble Musical ()ffering offer music by JS and CPE Bach. 'I'elemann. Quantz and Frederick the (ireat in a selection of music from his



I Choral Concert Stevenson 1 tall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Admission free by ticket. Varied programme with the Academy Chamber Choir. Brass linsemble. piano andorgan.


I Friends of Scottish Opera ()ueen's 1 tall. Clerk Street. nos 2019. 3pm. £1 .50 (Guests £2). [he Rhine .Ilaiilens' Return is the title of this afternoon’s talk on Wagner‘s Has It‘liei/igolil. given by Professor R. Furness ofSt Andrew's l'nivcrsity.

TUESDAY 24 Glasgow

I Lunchtime Recital 1 Iutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street (enter by John Street ). Tickets: at door. 1.15pm—2pm. £1 . The MeCiibbon linsemble play 18th century Scottish violin fiddle music on original instruments. including a sonata by \Villiam McGibbon.

I Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Pianoaccompaniment masterclass directed by Martin lsepp.


I Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Admisssion: at door. 1.10pm. Free. Roy Howat plays the Book 2 Preludes for piano by Debussy.

WEDNESDAY 25 Glasgow

I BBC 880 SS() Centre. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 208 (please send sac) or Reception. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. Haydn's Symphony No 103. The I)ramroll. and Beethoven's [.eoriore No I. make tip today's music for future broadcast. .lerzy Maksymiuk conducts.


I Choral Concert The Chapel. Napier Polytechnic. Craiglockhart Campus. 219 CoIinton Road. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). How Handel‘s Messiah fits in with Burns' Night. I'm not quite sure. Butwho cares‘.’ 1.ocal soloists join musicians from Napier Polytechnic for Part 1.

THURSDAY 26 Glasgow

I Piano Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Admission free by ticket. Raymond Clarke plays I’as'sacaglia on DSCH by Ronald Stevenson.

I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Admission at door. 1.15pm. Free. Music for 'cello and piano by Myra Chahin and Bernard King. including the Sonata by Debussy.

28 The List 13 - 26 January