2pm. Free at door. Jukka Savijoki demonstrates his mastery of the guitar. I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: 7.30pm. £2.40—£9.40. Two Haydn symphonies — nos 31 Horn Signal and 97 - with Paul Tortclier in the CPE Bach ‘Cello Concerto in between. I Edinburgh Quartet Hutcheson's Hall. Ingram Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £4 (£2). String quartets by Haydn (The Bird). Kodaly (No 2) and Beethoven (Op 59 No 1).
I Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Music by Bach. Couperin and Mozart played by James O‘Donnell.
I SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155 or 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Ofﬁce). 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 18. Glasgow. £2.70—£1 l .50 (standby £2.50). Sir Alexander Gibson with Sibelius En Saga. the Symphony No 4 by Nielsen. and Tchaikovsky's lst Piano Concerto. Juliana Markova is soloist.
I Edinburgh University Opera Club Old St Paul's Church. Jeffrey Street. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 18. See Wed 15 forfull description.
I SRO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.50—£1 1.50 (standby £2.50). See Fri 17. Edinburgh. for fulldescription. I Don Giovanni Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 or 332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra dates: 4. 6. and 30 May (Glasgow); 28 Feb. 21 and 23 June (Edinburgh). See Sat 11 for full description.
I Young Kilmardinny Music Circle Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 7.30pm. A concert by young members.
I Piccolo Pack Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 11am—12 noon. £1/75p(adults £2). The SCO in a special Sat morning for children — Long LiveAmerica.
I Edinburgh University Opera Club Old St Paul‘s Church. Jeffrey Street. 7.30pm. See Wed 15 for full description.
I SCO Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£9.60. See Fri 17. Glasgow. for full description.
I St Bride’s Chamber Orchestra St Bride‘s Church. Hyndland Road. Tickets: 332 5057 (RSAMD Box Office). 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Intriguing and adventurous programme put together and conducted by Justin Brown. staff conductor with Scottish Opera. There's Part’s Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten. Panufnik’s Concerto for 2 Percussion and Strings. with soloists Evelyn Glennie and Pamela Dow. and the Symphony No 14 by Shostakovich.
IAllander Ensemble Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. £4 (members
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£3 (£1)) (children £1). Messiaen’s Quatuor Pour Ia Fin du Temps. in celebration of his 80th birthday. Glasgow Herald Music Critic. Michael Tumelty. gives an illustrated talk before the performance and afterwards there's a chance to meet the artists. with cheese and wine.
I Talk on Stravinsky Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £1 .50 (£2). Stuart Campbell of Glasgow University gives an illustrated talk on Stravinsky. organised by Friends of Scottish Opera.
I Kontra Quartet Danish Cultural Institute. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Noon. £4.50 (incl. Danish sandwich lunch). Denmark‘s top string quartet with Schoenberg. Rued Langgaard and Beethoven.
MONDAY 20 Glasgow
I Student Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am and 2pm. A dozen of the best young singers in Scotland just now in performance.
TUESDAY 21 Glasgow
I Student Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. Music for violin and viola.
I Lunchtime Recital Hutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street. Admission: at door. 1.15pm—2.00pm. £1 . Piano music by Chabrier. Debussy. Bartok and Gerswhin played by Roy Howat.
I Student Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. T0p woodwind students on flute. clarinet and bassoon. I RSAMO Opera Class New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Wed 22. Fri 24. Sat 25. £3 (£2). Act I of The Marriage of Figaro. Act II of The Barber of Seville and The Dinner Engagement by Lennox Berkely.
I Shostakovich Series Concert Friendship House. 8 Belmont Crescent. 339 3008. £2.50 (£1 .50). 7.30pm. The Scotland USSR Society present. James Durrant (viola) and Jean Hutchinson (piano) in a programme of viola sonatas by Shostakovich and Glinka. along with Martyr by Edward McGuire.
I Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Quartets by William Sweeney and Haydn (Op 64 No 2). William Sweeney givcsa short illustrated lecture on his string quartet at 11.30am in Alison House. Nicolson Square. Edinburgh University‘s Faculty of Music.
WEDNESDAY 22 Glasgow I Student Recital Stevenson Hall.
RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 10am and 2pm. Free at door. Four of the Academy's best pianists. including one with the amazing name of Galip Can Coker. Well. at least there‘s one company that might be a potential sponsor.
I Student Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 4pm. Free at door. Three students of guitar in concert.
I RSAMO Opera Class New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Fri 24. Sat 25. £3 (£2). See Tue 21 for fulldescription. I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 25. Edinburgh. £2.40—£9.40. As the SCO celebrates 15 years in existence. the orchestra is joined by James Galway (flute) and Evelyn Glennie (percussion). Mozart. Nielsen. Field and Beethoven‘s 5th Symphony.
I The Consul Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 23.
7 Sat 25. Sun 26. £3/£4. Glasgow Opera
Group in Gian Carlo Menotti‘s 1950 story ofa young wife's efforts to secure a visa for her on-the-run husband. and the horrors of bureaucracy.
I Edinburgh Quartet St Bernard‘s Church, Saxe Coburg Street. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office) or 228 1155 (Usher Hall Box Office) or 332 8691 (E0). 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1.50). Schubert‘s Death and the Maiden. Neilsen No 4 and Haydn Op 33 No 5.
THURSDAY 23 Glasgow
I Glasgow Opera Group Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 1pm. Extra date: Fri 24. £1/£2. Having a busy day. singers from GOG present a popular programme of arias, ballads and ensemble pieces. in contrast with their evening‘s entertainment.
I Fonepiano Recital Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. Sonatas by J.C. Bach. Clementi and Mozart. along with Haydn‘s F minor Variations Hob XVII/6 played by Kenneth Elliott.
I Student Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Brass players this afternoon in the last ofthe current series of postgraduate student recitals.
I SRO City Hall. Candlen'ggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 24. Edinburgh and Sat 25. Glasgow. Glasgow Herald Thurs series continues with Goehr’s Little Musicfor Strings. Schumann‘s Piano Concerto (soloist Malcolm Frager) and Schubert‘s Symphony No 9. The Great. Matthias Bamert conducts.
I BBC 880 Studio 1 . BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm (audience to be seated by 7.25pm). Admission free by ticket from Reception. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Music by Mendelssohn (Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde). Dvorak (Violin Concerto) and Kenneth Leighton (Dance Suite No I). the latter two works being heard again tomorrow in the
I The Consul Tron Theatre . 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Sat 25. Sun 26. £3/£4. See Wed 22 for full description.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. Guest conductor is Eric Ibler.
I Glasgow Arts Centre Folk Washington Street. 221 4526. 8pm. Bar. Tonight. Ossian‘s founding fathers. back together as a regular threesome. Jackson. Ross and Martin deploy harp. pipes. whistle. guitar. dulcimer. and ﬁddle with songs in Scots and Gaelic.
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston. 8.30pm. £1. Tonight. Steve Turner. ace concertina player. singer and mandolinist. with a very wide ranging collection of songs. far from his Lincolnshire roots. Well worth hearing. I Second Fiddle Scott's Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening.
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street.248 3144. 10pm. £3.
I Simpson Penis/Brian Mulligan Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. Evening. Violin and guitar, cabaret.
I Country Music Jeannie Deans Tryst. 67 St Leonards Hill. Pleasance. Bands change, music stays the same.
I North Sea Gas Platform 1.Rutland Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band. I Kevin Tall Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9pm—12.30am. Cheerful pub folksinger.
SATURDAY 11 Glasgow
I Capercaillie Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 8pm. £4.50(£3.50). Tickets from Virgin. Union Street; Iona Records. Stockwell Street. Top Gaelic based Scottish folk group return with a new album and promotional tour. See PaneL
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street, 248 3144.10pm.£3.
I The Session Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Afternoon. Instrumentals.
I Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891 . Evening. Saturday residency by popular Irish/Scots band.
I Glasgow Folk Club Scotia Bar.
112 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. Wraygun and the Rockets.
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