I lolanthe Church HillTheatre. Morningside. See Friday 26.
I Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office) or 2281155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £7 (£5/£4/£2). An evening of music by Henry Purcell and William Lawes played by the Purcell Quartet. including sonatas. fantasias and pavans.
UNDAY 28 1 ;
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I Westbourne Church Series E Belhaven-Westbourne Church. Westbournc Gardens. Tickets: 227 5511
(Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 3pm. £5 3
(£4/free). New series ofSunday afternoon and Friday evening concerts opens with Cantilena and the John Curric Singers in an all Handel programme. featuring George McPhee of Paisley Abbey as soloist in the Organ Concertos ()p 4 Nos2 and 5.
I Glasgow Philharmonic Pops Concert City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511.7.30pm. ‘Evcrybody loves a good tunc.‘ says the sponsor of this concert. the first in a series of six running throughout Glasgow‘sof culture. And with a Broadway theme. tunes are guaranteed to be in abundance. Other ‘pops‘ themes to come include Viennese. St Valentine's Day and Classical Rock.
I Paragon Ensemble RSAMD. tot) Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. Extra date: Monday 29. Edinburgh. £2.50/£4.50 (50p). Two new works by Glasgow composers Thomas Wilson and James MacMillan receive their first performances with pieces by the Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu completing the programme. See Music Preview section.
I Charity Concert Portobello Town Hall. In aid ofSt Columba's Hospice.
MONDAY 29 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD.
100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Governors' Recital Prize for woodwind students at the Academy.
' I Paragon Ensemble St Bernard's Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £2.50l£4.50 (50p). See Sunday 28. Glasgow. and Music Preview for full description.
TUESDAY 30 Edinburgh
I Andrievsky-Evans Piano Duo Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1 . 10pm. Husband and wife team in music for two pianos by Rachmaninov (Romance: Valse from Sir Morceau-t' ). Debussy (Sir Epigraphes Antiques) and Schubert (F minor Fantasia).
WEDNESDAY 31 Glasgow
I BBC SSO Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. G12 8DG (please enclose sae). 1pm. Free. For future broadcast the BBC'sown orchestra in Scotland records l’iccola Musica Notturna by Dallapiccola. Kenneth Leighton‘s Piano Concerto No l and Nobilissima Visions by Hindemith.
Christopher Bell is the conductor(see
Music Preview) and Philip Fowke is soloist.
I Stockbridge House Youth Recital Series Stockbridge House. 4 Chcyne Street. 315 2236. 7pm. £2.50 (series ticket £8). Pupils ofJames Gillespie‘s High School are the first guests in this new series puttingthe spotlight on talented young musicians. Proceeds to Edinburgh and Leith Old People's Welfare Council.
I Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. Singers at the Academy compete for the John 1). Miles Lieder Prize.
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ House. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). Tapestry. a trio ofclarinet. piano and voice. perform works by Mahler. McCabe. Tucapsky. Martinu. Brahms. Schubert and Jerome Kern.
I Danish String Quartet Concert Hall. Glasgow L'niversity. 1.15pm. Free at door. Two third quartets - by Danish composer Rued Lamggaard and Op 67 by Brahms.
I Guardian Royal Exchange Concert Series Princes Square. Buchanan Street. Free. 5.30pm—6. 15pm. Informal concert given by students of the RSAMD as part of regular Thursday tea-time series.
FRIDAY 2 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. The Academy of Ancient Music bringA Maine and Iiasie Introduction to Practical! Music/re in a programme entitled The Trumpet Shall Sound. a historical survey of brass instruments.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. A demonstration/workshop on Baroque brass instruments directed by Crispian Steele-Perkins.
I 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday3. Edinburgh. £2.20—£9.90 (conc available). A Prokofiev bias tonight with A Summer Day. The Ugly Duckling and the Classical Symphony. Dvorak‘s Czech Suite opens proceedings and it's followed by Britten‘s [.es Illuminations. with soprano Carole Farley. Jose Serebrier is conductor.
I Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Tuesday 6. Edinburgh. £5 (£2.50). The piano sonatas continue as Gusztav Fenyo presents Programme 2. It opens with the Pathetique. moving onto Op 31 No 3. Op 30 No 3 and Op 101.
I Guitar Recital Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Spanish guitarist Josep l lenriquez with Spanish guitar music by Sor. Mompou. Colome. Granados and Albeniz.
I Cambuslang Concert for Youth Cathkin CommunityTheatre. 641 7358. 7.30pm. Youth community concert of song. dance. mime. poetry and instrumental solos and ensembles.
I Raphael Ensemble Kilmardinny House. Kilmardinny Avenue. Tickets: 9430312. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). String ensemble play Boccherini‘s Quintet in D minor. Brahms G major Sextet and the Sextet by Korngold for Kilmardinny Music Circle.
I Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Chorale preludes for Candlemas by Buxtehude and Petr Eben performed byJohn Kitchen.
I 8N0 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228
1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 3. Glasgow. £2.95—£12.70 (standby £2.50). Bryden Thomson‘s cycle of Martinu symphonies to mark the composer‘s centenary continues with Noland Howard Shelley is soloist in Rachmaninov‘s 4th Piano Concerto. Works by Borodin and Dvorak complete the programme.
SATURDAY 3 Glasgow
I 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£12.70 (standby £2.50). See Friday 2. Edinburgh. forfull description.
I Family Choice Ouaver Club Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. l lam. £1 (75p)/adults £2. Can you imagine it? New venture from the SCO invites children under 8 and their families to dress as Disney characters in a morning ofmusic and fun.
I Edinburgh University Singers Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. Premiere of new work. The City in the Sea. by Edinburgh composer Leon Coates and Kodaly's Laudes ()rganum. John Kitchen directs.
I 8C0 Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£9.90 (£3.50/£2.50). See Friday 2. Glasgow. for full description.
I Ronald Stevenson Concert Series Canongate Kirk. Royal Mile. 7.45pm. £3. 50 (conc available). To coincide with the recent publication of Ronald Stevenson‘s biography by Malcolm Macdonald and the exhibition at the National Library of Scotland. Susan Hamilton (soprano). Torquil Munro (piano). St Mary‘s Music School String Orchestra and students ofthe RSAMD give a recital of his vocal and piano music. Next concert Friday 16February.
SUNDAY 4 Glasgow
I Morley String Quartet Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street.Tickcts: 2218272. 7.30pm. Second in a series of five concerts by go-ahead young quartet featuring the music of Soviet composers.
I Good Shepherd Chorus Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 8pm. Mozart‘sC minor Mass with soloists Alison Hargen. Patricia MacMahon. Gordon Christie and Graeme Danby and the Bassoon Concerto withJanet Bloxwich. Christopher Seaman conducts and all proceeds go to charity.
I Meadows Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50(£2.50). Icelandic composer Haﬂidi Hallgrimsson conducts his Poemi for violin and string orchestra with Lesley Hatfield as soloist. along with Brahms' StAnthony Variations and Haydn‘s Symphony No 83. The Hen. I Brandan's Last Voyage French institute. 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 8pm. First performance of Kenneth White‘s poem in a new setting by Parisian composer Jean-Yves Bosseur for narrator and ensemble of Renaissance instruments.
MONDAY 5 Glasgow
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. Paul Tortelier directs a masterclass for budding ‘cellists.
I Duke Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£8. New Town Concerts Society presentation brings string quartets by Haydn (Op 76 No
1).Tippett (No 3) and Mendelssohn (Op 44 No l).
I Guitar Recital Boroughmuir High School. Viewforth. 7pm. Michael McGeary. classical guitarist. is the guest of Edinburgh‘s Classical Guitar Society.
TUESDAY 6 Glasgow
I Glasgow Harpsichord Society Pollokshaws Lesser Hall. Further information: 882 6127. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Non-members £2. Joint meeting with Guitar and Recorder societies. which makes for rather an unusual combination ifthey all play atonce.
I Kegelstatt Trio Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Music for viola. piano and clarinet by Mozart. Joseph Holbrooke and Alfred Uhl.
I Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5/£6.5() (£4/£5.50). See Friday 2. Glasgow. for full description.
WEDNESDAY 7 Glasgow
I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 10. Edinburgh. £2.20—£9.90 (conc available). Schumann. Prokofiev (Violin Concerto No 2. soloist Raphael Oleg) and Brahms (Serenade No 2) conducted by Jukka-Pekka Sarastc
I Piano Recital Loretto School. Musselburgh. Tickets: 665 2240(Brunton Theatre Box Office) or 228 1 155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). The Scottish-Finnish Society presents pianist James Peace playing works by Mozart. Schubert. Palmgren. Melartin. Sibelius and Chopin.
I The Almeida Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £4 (£1). Contemporary music by Geoffrey King. James MacMillan and Peter Nelson - all artistic directers of Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust - plus the premiere of Waterfall through Mist by Keith Gifford.
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ House. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). Lunchtime concert in this mammoth series brings a touch of Vienna to Glasgow with Johann Strauss on Tour played by the SNO Viennese Ensemble.
I Scottish Harp Trio llunterian Museum. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. [ilegiac Trio by Bax. Debussy‘s Sonata for ﬂute. viola and harp and Zodiac Trio by William Mathias.
I Guardian Royal Exchange Concert Series Princes Square. Buchanan Street. Free. 5.30pm—6. 15pm. Students ofthe RSAMD in a relaxing concert for weary shoppers. Part of regular Thursday tea-time series. I Orchestral Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Paul and Maud Tortelier are becoming regular visitors to Scotland these days. Tonight they‘re with the Academy Orchestra in Vivaldi's G minor Double ‘Cello Concerto and M. Tortelier‘s own Concerto for two ‘cellos. Under conductor Philip Ledger. the orchestra plays Rameau‘s Les Indes Galantes Suite and Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet.
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