Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists Peter Morrison and Vivian Tierney brings legendary names like Rogers and Hammerstein. Lerner and Lowe. Cole Porter. George and Ira Gershwin in an evening ofeverybody‘s favourite songs from the shows.
I The Operas oi Puccini Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £1 .50 (Guests £2). Talk by Norman White presented by Friends of Scottish Opera. I John Tunnell Memorial Concert Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen's Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £7.50—£25. No credit cards accepted. Concert in memory ofJohn Tunnell. much loved and respected leader of the SCO. who died suddenly last year. Many friends take part including Wilfried Boettcher. Mitsuko Uchida. Roderick Brydon. Jaime Laredo. James Conlon. Isobel Buchanan. Neil Mackie and Benjamin Luxon. as well as the SCO and the Scottish Philharmonic Singers.
I Mozart Requiem St Mary‘s Parish Church. Haddington. Tickets: Orr's Newsagents. lladdington or at door. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). HadleyCourt Singers with Meadows Chamber Orchestra in Maunder’s revised 1986 version of the Requiem and also performing (‘arissimi‘s.lepthe.
I Choral Concert (ircyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. Admission at door. 8pm. Merchiston Castle School Choir in Handel‘s ( 'handos Anthem No 6and Mozart's Coronation Mass. Retiring collection in aid ofGreyfriars‘ International Appeal.
MONDAY 13 Edinburgh
I Musical Talk Society of Musicians. 2 Belford Road. Tickets: 041 332 7244 (SN()). 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). SNQmember Stephen West talks about the Cor Anglais and friends. Ticket price includes wine and cheese.
I Igor Oistrakh Queen's llall.('lcrk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.30—£6.60 (£2.20). New Town Concert Society finishes its season in spectacular style with violinist lgor Oistrakh accompanied by Matalia Zertsalova playing Beethoven. Bach. Schumann. Tchaikovsky and Waxman's Fantasy on Bizet‘s Carmen.
TUESDAY 14 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert 1 lutchcson's Hall. Ingram Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm—2pm. £1 . The Carl Nielsen Quartet play string quartets by fellow Danes. Gade and Nielsen.
I Harpsichord Recital l-lutcheson's 1 tall. Ingram Street. Tickets: 889 6127 (MrsJ Gould). 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Ilarpsichord lovers can hear Patricia Cooper at lunchtime in Edinburgh today and then take a leisurely trip to Glasgow for Alexa Fitzclarence this evening in March‘s Glasgow Harpsichord Society concert.
I Harpsichord Recital St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. Free at door. 1.10pm. Patricia Cooper plays four different Bachs — J .S.. C.P.E.. W.F. and J.C. — on one ofthe Russell Collection of harpsichords.
I Lothian Region Schools Chorus St John‘s Episcopal Church. Princes Street. West End. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). First major concert by this recently formed choir. Programme. conducted by Neil Bell. includes works by Weelkes. Byrd. Schubert. Faure and Kenneth Leighton. Also organ music by Bach and Saint—Sachs. played by Thomas Laing-Reilly.
I ECAT Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £4 (£3/£l ). Change of
programme due to illness brings the
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virtuoso ensemble Firebird with New Music from York and the first performance of Towards Dharma by young composer and pianist David Home. a recent pupil ofSt Mary‘s Music School. who has now accepted a place at the prestigious Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. starting this August.
I Nelson Hall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Public Library. off Leith Walk. 8pm. Free at door. The Morley String Quartet give the last performance in this season of popular free concerts playing Haydn Op 76 No 2. Shostakovich No 8 and Mozart G major K387. All welcome.
WEDNESDAY 15 Glasgow
I RSAMD Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Free at door. 10am. The Peter Lindsay Millar Prize for piano duet.
I Stains Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Singing masterclass directed by Heather Harper.
I Cavalieria Rusticana/I Pagliacci King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 16. Fri 17. Sat 18. £2.50—£8. Popular Italian double bill. known affectionately as Cav and Pag. is Edinburgh Grand Opera‘s production this year. Some excellent local soloists in the principal roles.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. ‘Cello masterclass with Alexander Baillie.
I Lunchtime Concert Gallery of Modern Art. Belford Road. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £1. Music to match the contents of the gallery with pianist Colin Kingslcy's 201h Century Serenade.
I Carl Nielsen Quartet Danish Cultural Institute. 3 Doune Terrace . 225 7189. 7.30pm. String quartets by Mozart (K458). Beethoven (Op 135) and lb Norholm.
I Cavallena Rusticana/l Pagliach King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 17. Sat 18.£2.50—£8.See Fri 15 for full description.
I Leith Community Concert Band Old St Paul‘s Church. Jeffrey Street. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £2 (£1). Music by Gounod. Holst and Copland for symphonic wind band as part of Old St Paul‘s Tercentenary celebrations.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Evelyn Glennie with music for timpani and percussion by Bach. Japanese marimba composers. John Beck. Gordon Stout and herself. I Stains Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. After her concert (see above) Evelyn Glennie shows how its done. I Vanbrugh Quartet Milngavie Town Hall. Tickets: 956 2642. 7.30pm. Excellent young string quartet play Beethoven. Janacek and Schubert. I 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 18, Edinburgh. £2.20—£8.80. Paul Sacher is guest conductor in the Symphony by Krause. Birtwistle‘s Endless Parade and the Creation Mass by Haydn. Strong team of soloists includes Hakan Hardenberger on trumpet.
I Cavalieria Rusticana/l Pagliacci King's Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 18. £2.50—£8. See Wed 15 for full description.
I 3N0 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 18. Glasgow. £2.70—£1 1 .50 (standby £2.50). Igor Oistrakh is guest soloist and conductor in Beethoven‘s Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky‘s Symphony No 5.
SATURDAY 18 Glasgow
I Scottish Opera Study Day 59—61 ()akfield Avenue. G12. Further information: 248 4567 (Friends of Scottish Opera). 10.30am—5pm. £8. A chance to learn more about Stravinsky‘s Oedipus Rex.
I RSAMD Junior Dept Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Academy Principal Philip Ledger conducts some of his youngest students in Weber‘s Overture to Euryanthe. Lalo‘s ‘Cello Concerto (soloist Shelagh Walker) and the Symphony No 2 by Sibelius.
I 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.50—£1 l .50 (standby £2.50). See Fri 17. Edinburgh. for full description.
I 8C0 Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£12. See Fri 17. Glasgow. for full description.
I Composers or the Grand Siecle St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 201‘) (Queen‘s Hall) or 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £2—£5. Alison Crum. one of Britain‘s best known gamba players. is joined by Michael Chibbett on harpsichord for a concert of French music by Couperin. Marais and Forqueray.
I Cavalleria Rusticana/l Pagliacci King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201.7.30pm. See Wed 15 for full description.
I School Concert Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155 or 668 2019 (Queen's 1 tall Box Office). 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Combined choirs of Daniel Stewart‘s and Melville College and the Mary Erskine School perform Haydn‘s Creation under conductor Roger Askew.
I St Mary's Music School Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1). Some of Scotland‘s finest musicians perform Mozart ‘s Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola. Songs by Schubert. Vaughen Williams‘ 'I'hree Shakespeare Songs and the Piano Quintet by Cesar Franck.
I Grand Union Workshop Young‘s l lotel. Leamington Terrace. 319 1590. 8pm. Culmination of workshop project involving community groups.
SUNDAY 19 Glasgow
I Cantilena Henry Wood tlall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 1pm. £3.50. Pleasant Sun afternoon programme of Mozart‘s Horn Concerto No 4, Milhaud‘s Percussion Concerto. an early Haydn Symphony. No 4 and the Symphony No 7 by the Bohemian composer. Benda.
I Messiah Kelvin Stevenson Memorial Church. Belmont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 7pm. £2.50(£l .25). Forum Arts Trust presents their 1 1th annual Messiah with conductor Douglas Rolland.
I Gala Concert City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.45pm. £1—£4. GlasgowJewish Choral Society raise funds for Linn Park Adventure Playground for handicapped children with guest pianist Yonty Solomon. who plays Liszt‘s Hungarian Rhapsody and the piano version of Rhapsody in Blue. Host for the eveningis Eileen McCallum. better known (to some people anyway) as Isabel Blair in Take the High Road.
I Harp Masterclass Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1 l . 15am-1pm. £2. Edinburgh Harp Festival event with Marisa Robles.
I Marisa Robles/Francisco Yglesia Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). Edinburgh Harp Festival event introduced by Neville Garden with music by Faure. llasselmans. Albeniz and others.
MONDAY 20 Glasgow
I La Boheme (ilasgow Film Theatre. Rose Street. Tickets: 332 7244 (SNO). 7pm. £3.50. Joint venture between Friends of the SN(). Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet bring special screening ofPuccini‘s much loved opera.
TUESDAY 21 Glasgow
I RSAMD Competition Stevenson Ilall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. Governors‘ Recital Prize for strings.
I St George‘s Spring Concert Queen's l lall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. Primary. middle. senior choirs with concert band in Mendelssohn's Hymn ofl’raise and other choral and instrumental items.
WEDNESDAY 22 Glasgow
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. TrumpeterJohn Wallace directs a masterclass for brass.
I 3C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 23. Edinburgh. £2.20—£8.80. Attractive selection opening with Wagner's Siegfried ldyll followed by Beethoven's 2nd Piano Concerto and Bach's No 6 and finishing with
I Schubert‘sUnfinis/ted. Stephen
Bishop-Kovacevich directs from the piano.
I Edinburgh Ouartet St Bernard‘s Church. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall). 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1.50). Final concert of E0 season has the last of Haydn's Op 33 Quartets. Mozart‘s K590 and No 2 by Janacek. Intimate Letters.
THURSDAY 23 Glasgow
I Stakls Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Flute masterclass directed by Geoffrey Gilbert.
I Oedipus RexJPetrushlta Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 or 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 25. 28 and 30 March and 1 April (Glasgow only). £3—£23. Stravinsky double bill in unique collaboration between Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet. See feature.
I 8C0 Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£12. See Fri 22. Glasgow. for full description.