I Pro Arte Concert Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: Ambassador Classics. Kelvinbridge. 7.30pm. Extra date: Tuesday 28. Edinburgh. £3.75/£2.25. Chicago born pianist Michael Sellers plays well known works by the popular Romantics — Schubert. Brahms. Chopin and Liszt — along with the Scottish premiere of Toccata by the Egyptian composer Mario Feninger.
I New Beginnings RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Final event in the music programme ofthis festival of Soviet arts is given to Glasgow based Paragon Ensemble who play Schnittke‘s Violin Concerto No 3. Music for [1 Wind Instruments and Timpani by Denisov. receiving its UK premiere. as is Capriccio by lsraelyan.
I New Town Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£8 (£2.20 at door). Young singers Michael Chance. counter tenor. and Keith Lewis. tenor. with Edinburgh born pianist Malcolm Marinteau in a programme of Purcell. Schubert and Britten.
TUESDAY 28 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Piano Recital Hutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 1.15pm—2pm.£1.25. Katherine Thomson with Mozart. Chopin and Janacek.
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Fife born trumpeter John Wallace gives brass masterclass.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance
Singers Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Music for the visit of Philip ll of Spain to England in 1554 by Tallis. Morales. Gombert and Cabezon directed by Noel O‘Regan.
I Pro Arte Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.75/£2.25. See
Monday 27. Glasgow. for full description.
WEDNESDAY 29 Glasgow
I BBC SSO Broadcasting House. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209. BBC. 3302353. 1pm. Free. Sir Charles Groves conducts the first oftwo concerts this week with the BBC SSO in a programme ofJanacek. Steptoe and Vaughan Williams.
I Cramb Lecture Concert Hall. University ofGlasgow. 5pm. Free. Talk by Yury Kholopov of the Moscow Conservatoire.
I Organ/Soprano Recital Glasgow University Chapel. 1.15pm. Free at door. Meditations on the A d vent of Christ from Schuyler Robinson and Margaret Kennedy and works by Bach. Purcell. Reger. lves and Widor.
I SNO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Friday 1.Edinburgh and Saturday 2. Glasgow. £3.50—£12.70 (standby £2.50). SNO Musical Director Bryden Thomson conducts Martinu's Symphony No 6 and Rachmaninov‘s first Piano Concerto with Howard Shelley as soloist. ’
I Academy Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Emanuel llurwitz is guest director in Bach‘s Brandenburg Concerto No 4. Brittcn's Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and Mozart's Jupiter Symphony.
NDAY In F Edinburgh
I Grand Piano Classics Usher Hall.
Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm.
£4.50—£7. Pianists Rostal and Schaeferin music for solo piano and piano duet play a programme of popular favourites
including Rhapsody in Blue. Addinsell‘s Warsaw Concerto. Liszt‘s second
Hungarian Rhapsody and Liebestraum.
Chopin. Scott Joplin etc. I Songlines St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgatc.
. Tickets: 332 4930. 7.30pm. £4. A
programme of cabaret songs including tributes to the tone deaf and the proposed
Edinburgh Metro Line in the company of
Jennifer Logan (mezzo soprano) and Alan
. Jacques (piano). In aid ofthe Scottish Cot DeathTrust.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Reid - Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 7.45pm.
I More choral music from Edinburgh
University students (see Tuesday 28). this
time round in Beethoven's Mass in ('and psalm settings by Handel and Monteverdi.
FRIDAY 1 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Free by ticket. John Lill plays Mozart‘s Sonata in D K576and Schumann‘s K reisleriana.
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. John Lill stays behind a while to give a piano masterclass.
I 88C 380 Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6/£7 (£3—£4.50). J anacek‘s The Fiddler's Child and Taras Bulha. John Ireland‘s Piano Concerto with Kathryn Stott and Grey Galloway by Scottish composer McEwen. all conducted by Sir Charles Groves.
I Schiehallion Horn Trio Kilmardinny House. Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Trio of horn. violin and piano are the guests of Kilmardinny Music Circle with works by Mozart. Dukas. Walton and Brahms.
I Organ/Soprano Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free atdoor. Visiting artists from the University of Kentucky with works by Bach. Wright. Randall Thomson. Widor and The Blessed Virgin 's Expostulation by Purcell.
I SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 2. Glasgow. £2.95—£12.70 (standby £2.50). See Thursday 30. Glasgow. for full description.
I Latin-American Evening Cornerstone Cafe. West End. Princes Street. Tickets at door. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Chilean musicians and guests with contemporary music from South America.
SATURDAY 2 Glasgow
I RSAMD Junior Dept Wind Band and Brass Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. Free by ticket. A programme of music for wind and brass by young talented students directed by Lance Green.
I SNO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50-£12.70 (standby £2.50). See Thursday 30 for full description.
I Arraymusic Third Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Canadian group. fresh from their appearance at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. present Modern Electronics. a programme oflive electro-acoustic music using all the latest technology. including Steve Reich‘s New York Counterpoint (1985) .
I A Night to Remember Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 7pm. £5—£l 1.
Over 300 people perform for the Soldiers‘. Sailors‘ and Airmen‘s Families Association.
I SCO Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£9.90 (£3.50/standby £2.20). Mozart‘s Horn Concerto No 4 has Barry Tuckwell as conductor and soloist. and he continues to display his more rarely witnessed conducting skills in Mendelssohn‘s Scottish Symphony. Elgar‘s Introduction and Allegro and Summer Evening (in December?) by Kodaly.
I Christmas Concert Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3.50 (£2). This must be the first — but by no means the last. Strathclyde University Chamber Choir. Chorus and Sinfonia steer away from the well beaten tracks and turn to Bax. Finzi and Vaughan Williams for their seasonal offerings.
I St Mary's Music School Concert St Bernard‘s Church. Saxe Coburg Place. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £2.50(£1). Michael Beeston is soloist in Britten‘s Lachrymae for viola and strings. while other music for string orchestra includes Warlock‘s Capriol Suite. Stravinsky's Concerto in D and Corelli's Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 2. all conducted by Nigel Murray.
MONDAY 4 Edinburgh
I Classical Guitar Society Boroughmuir High School. Viewforth. 7pm. Tony Mitchell plays blues and ragtime.
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free. Governors‘ Recital Competition for Brass.
I Lunchtime Concert Hutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 1.15pm. £1.25. Tapestry—a combination ofsoprano. clarinet and piano with Mahler. Judith Weir. Schubert. Seiber and Jerome Kern.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Woodwind masterclass directed by clarinettist Jack Brymer.
I Marriage of Figaro Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 or 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra date: Thursday 7. £3—£14.50 (various concessions available). Mozart's great comic opera in a revival ofthe acclaimed production for Scottish Opera by John Cox.
I Glasgow Phoenix Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Wednesday 6. Thursday 7. £2.50. Varied repertoire with something to suit all tastes from Bruckner and Poulencto Henry Mancini and the Beatles.
I Russian Evening Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3 (£2). Strathclyde University Orchestra and their conductor Alan Tavener are joined by pianist Peter Scivewright for Rachmaninov‘s 2nd Piano Concerto. Other works are Prokofiev‘s Lieutenant Kije Suite and Glinka's Overture to A Lifefor the Tsar.
I Melvyn Tan Royal College ofPhysicians. 9 Queen Street. Tickets: 2203955. 7.45pm. £12.50/£15. Fortepiano specialist in an all Mozart programme.
I Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1 . 10pm. Free at door. String quartets by Haydn (Op 50 No 3) ' and Mendelssohn (Op 44 No 2) by a popular quartet in a popular series. Arrive early for a seat.
I Piano Recital Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4 (£2.50). Work this one out if you can - Stefan Warzycki is an American pianist. born in Tokyo. with Polish and Japanese parents. Continuing in such cosmopolitan style he now tours internationally and visits Edinburgh with a programme of Schumann. Scriabin. Chopin and Liszt.
I The Merry Widow Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 or 332 9000.7.15pm. Extra date: Saturday 9 at 2. 15pm. £3—£25 .50 (various concessions). Franz Lehar's sparkling operetta in a new Scottish Opera production by DiTrevis with John Pryce-Jones conducting. .
I Glasgow Phoenix Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thursday 7. £2.50. See Tuesday 5 for full description.
I Agrippina Church HillTheatre. Morningside. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7pm. Extra dates: Thursday 7. Friday 8. £4 (£2.50). Sinfonia Opera with Hand-l in a new translation by Roger Savage. Cast includes regular Edinburgh semi-pro singers and Alison Rushworth is musical director.
I Edinburgh Quartet St Bernard's Church. Saxe Coburg Place. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office/228 1155 (Usher Hall Box Office)/332 8691 (E0). 7.45pm. £4.20/£6 (£2). Mozart series continues with the Quartet in E ﬂat K428. Also on the programme are Quartet No 6 by Shostakovich and Brahms‘ C minor Op 51 N01.
I RSAMD Wind Ensemble Concert Hall. University ofGlasgow. 1.15pm. Free at door. Octets by Beethoven and Edward McGuire followed by Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances.
I Staltis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Percussion whizzkidd Evelyn Glennie shows how it‘s done.
I Marriage or Figaro Theatre Royal. Hope
Street. 331 1234 or 332 9000.7.15pm. £3—£25 . 50 (various concessions available). See Tuesday 5 for full description.
I Chamber Music Concert Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free by ticket. A concert given by various chamber ensembles formed by students ofthe RSAMD.
I Glasgow Phoenix Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.50.See Tuesday 5 for full description.
I Agrippina Church Hill Theatre. Morningside. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7pm. Extra date: Friday 8. £4 (£2.50). See Wednesday 6 for full description.
I Scottish Early Music Consort Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra date: Saturday 9. Glasgow. £5/£6.50 (£3). Tears ofJoy concentrates on the works ofJohn Dowland with songs. consort music and lute music includingthe famous cycle of seven Lachrimaepavans.
4D The List 24 November — 7 December 1989