2590. 6.45pm. Extra date: Saturday 17. £5—£17i50. Scottish ()pera's Edinburgh week opens and closes with Verdi's rarely performed giant in an acclaimed production by Elijah Moshinsky and conducted by John Mauceri. Fine international cast is headed by Andrea Gruber and Stefano Algieri. First time since 1867 that the opera has been staged in Britain with V'erdi's Preludes and the original final scene.
WEDNESDAY 14 Glasgow
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Piano masterclass directed by Joltn Lill.
I Mozart and Salieri/Valentine Mitchell Theatre. 552 5961. 7.15pm. Extradate: Friday 16. Glasgow ()pcra Group with their second double bill this week. Rimsky-Korsakov's McQS is coupled with Valentine. a dramatic cantata onevents on St Valentine's Day.
I Die Fledermaus PlayhoLise Theatre. Greenside Place. top of l.eith Walk. 557 2590. 7.15pm. Extradate: Friday 16. £5—£17.50. Glasgow 1990 is the setting for Simon (’allow‘s updated version ofStrauss favourite. There's media glamour. wheeling and dealing on the stock exchange and even an appearance from Batman. John Graham Hall sings Eisenstein and two young rising American sopranos. Sheila Smith and ('yndia Sieden sing Ros and Adele. Scotland's own Bill McCue is the prison governor and Graham dc Banzie brings his own brandof humour to the role ofFoz.
I Jean-Elilam Bavouzet Queen‘s 1 Tall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5 (£3). Young French pianist . seemingly destined for great things. plays 1 laydn. Ravel. Chopin and Schumann in a programme
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I Merchants Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1.50). The Silver Trio playchamber music by Beethoven. Bcrwald and Brahms in this popular lunchtime series. I Guardian Royal Exchange Concert Princes Square. Buchanan Street. Free. 5.30pm. Informal 45 minutes hour of music by students ofthe RSAMD. Part of regular Thursday series.
I SNO City Hall.Candlcriggs.2275511. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Friday 16. Edinburgh and Saturday 17. Glasgow. £3.50—£12.70(standby£2.50). Yuri Temirkanov makes a welcome return to the SNO to conduct the 19-17 version of Stravinsky"s ballet l’etruslika. Luigi Bianchi is the soloist in Brahms‘ Violin Concerto and Wagner’s 'l‘annhauser ()verture opens this exciting programme. I International Celebrity Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street.332 5057. 7.30pm. ‘Ccllist Ralph Kirschbaum and pianist Roger Vignoles play sonatas by Brahms. Debussy and Shostakovich. and Grave by Lutoslawski.
I The Telephone/The Consul Mitchell Theatre. 552 5961. 7.30pm. Extradate: Saturday 17. Sec Tuesday 13 for full description.
I Lunchtime Concert Gallery ofModern Art. Belford Road. Admission programmes: at door. 1.15pm. £2 (children free). James Elliot Butler (baritone) and Audrey 1nncs (piano) perform Schubert's Winterreise.
I Bluebeard's Castle/Oedipus Rex Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. top of Leith Walk. 557 2590. 7.15pm. £5—£17.50. Stunning double bill from Scottish ()pcra designed by Stefanos Lazaridis. Kathryn Harries and Monte Jaffe are both outstanding in Bluebeard.
FRIDAY 16 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAM D. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. A varied selection of songs from three ofthe Academy's most promising students— Carole lrvine. Alasdair Baker andJudy Slater.
I 8C0 City Hall. (‘andlcriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 17. Edinburgh. £2.20—£9.20 (£1 ). Contemporary music in the form of Fin al I’anio by the German composer Killmaycr in the classical frame of 1 ladyn‘s Cmajor 'Cello Concerto and Beethoven's 2nd Symphony. Heinrich Schiffis soloist and conductor.
I Danish String Quartet Milngavie Town Hall. Further information: 956 1572 (Milngavic Music Club). 7.30pm. Quartets by Haydn. Neilsen and Beethoven.
I Mozart and Salieri/Valentine Mitchell Theatre. 552 5961. 7.30pm. See Wednesday 14 for full description.
I Die FIedermaus Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. top of Leith Walk. 557 2590. 7.15pm. £5—£l7.50. Sec Wednesday 14 for fulldcscription.
I 3N0 L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 17. Glasgow. £2.95—£12.70 (standby £2.50).
See Thursday 15. Glasgow. forfull
SATURDAY 17 Glasgow
I Piccolo Pack Henry Wood 1 tall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511
(Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 11am. £l/75p(adu1ts £2). Another Saturday special for children from the SCO. conducted by John Steer.
I RSAMD Junior Department Concert RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 3pm. Admission free by ticket. Wind Band. Brass Ensemble and Chamber Music Groups from the younger end ofthe Academy.
I Triana Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Music for two guitars and voice. including works by Bizct. Faure. Sor. Duarte and Falla.
I 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£l2.70 (standby £2.50). See Thursday 15 for full description.
I The Telephone/The Consul Mitchell Theatre. 552 5961. 7.30pm. Sec Tuesday 13 for full description.
' I La Forza del Destino Playhouse Theatre.
Greenside Place. top of Leith Walk. 557 2590. 6.45pm. £5—£17.50. Sec Tuesday 13 for full description.
I 800 Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£9.90. Sec Friday 16. Glasgow. for full description.
I Meadows Chamber Orchestra St Bernard‘s Church. Saxc Coburg Street. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 8pm. Leonard Friedman is the soloist in Mozart‘s A major Violin Concerto. The Andante Festivo by Sibelius opens the concert and the Chamber Symphony by Shostakovich is in the second half. Nigel Murray conducts.
I Academy Concert Band Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). A programme oflight music for concert band including Brahms‘ Hungarian Dances. The Sorcerer's Appentiee. Emperor Wall: and Ravcl’s Bolero. in aid of the Friends ofthe Samaritans.
I Morley String Quartet Mcrchants’ Hall. West George Street. 7.30pm. Young quartet play works by Arriaga. Shostakovich and Debussy.
I Scottish Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. Extradate: Monday 19. Glasgow. £5/£7.50 (£2). Music for strings by Mozart. Haydn. Telemann. the Swedish composer Atterbcrg and finishing up with Holst‘sSr Paul '3 Suite.
I The Kevoclt Choir and Peter Morrison Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 7.45pm. £3.50. A concert by this popular choir with very popular guest soloist in aid of Childlinc (Scotland).
MONDAY 19 Glasgow
I Music Competitions Stevenson Hall/Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Peter Lindsay Miller Prize for piano duct and Ye Cronies ()pera Award. I Scottish Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Sunday 19. Glasgow. for full description.
I Alired Brendel Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50—£8 (£2.20). New Town Concerts season finishes in style with the celebrated Austrian pianist in a programme featuring works by Haydn. Brahms. Weberand Beethoven. the area of music where he is an acknowledged master.
I Competition Guinness Room. RSAM D. 100 chfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Governors‘ Recital Prize Competition for strings.
I Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra City Hall. (‘andlcriggs. 227 5511.7.30pni. £5—£I2.50. Internationally acclaimed orchestra comes to Glasgow with Pcndcrecki as conductor in a programme of his own works - l’assat‘aglia. the Viola Concerto with Grigory Zhyslin and the Symphony No 2. Should be one ofthe highlights ofthe year.
I Glasgow Harpsichord Society Hutcheson's Hall. Ingram Street. Further information: 882 6127. 7.30pm. £3
(£1 .50). Solo recital by Elizabeth Paling.
I Edinburgh Primary Schools Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). A varied choice of well-known popular and traditional music.
I Scotland Greets Poland City Hall. Candlcriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm.£3 £5 (£2/£3.50). Strathclyde University Chorus. the Scottish Chamber()rchestra and the Academic Choir of1.odz Politcchnika get together under conductor Jacck Kaspszyk for Polish choral works and Schumann's R/tent’sh Symphony.
I Clarinet/Piano Recital East Kilbride Music Club. East Kilbride 48609. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£2). Geoffrey Haydock and Penelope Smith. popular music club visitors. in a programme ofclassical music.
I Stockbridge Youth Recital Series Stockbridge House. 4 Cheync Street. 315 2236. 7pm. £2.50. Pupils front St George's School for Girls play in aid ofthe Edinburgh and Leith ()ld People‘s Council.
I Herodiade King's Theatre. l.even Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thursday 22. Friday 23. Saturday 24. £2.50—£8. Edinburgh Grand ()pera in Massenct's rarely performed opera ofthe story ofSanmc. Christopher Bell is musical director and Michael Richardson is stage director.
THURSDAY 22 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants' “2111.7 West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). Attractive combination ofﬂute and guitar for works by Falla. Mozart. Ibert and Vivaldi.
I Guardian Royal Exchange Concert Princes Square. Buchanan Street. Free. 5.30pm. Informal concert from students ofthe RSAMD in regular Thursday tea-time series.
I Herodiade King's Theatre. chen Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Friday 23. Saturday 24. £2.50—£8. Sec Wednesday 21 for full description.
I Reilibogie Edinburgh College ofArt. Lauriston Place. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). A Jacobite circus on KingJamcs V1 Newes from Scotland. performed by Ccol-Ar-a-mach. It‘s music theatre on the trial of the North Barrick Witches in 1591. according to a score by John Cage.
I Edinburgh Schools Senior and Training Concert Bands Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). A selectionof popular works for concert bands.
40 The List 9 — 22 March 1990