FRIDAY 6 Glasgow

I Turandot King's Theatre. Bath Street. 2275511. 7.15pm. Extradate: Saturday7 (2. 15pm and 7.15pm). £3—£5. Glasgow Grand Opera in their annual production which promises to be a stunning one of Puccini's final opera. set in Ancient China.

I Kathryn Stott Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Young pianist on major British tour visits Glasgow with her programme ofChopin Ballades. Mendelssohn. Ravel's Gaspard (le la mat and The Lily-leafanrl the Grasshopper by George Lloyd.

I BBC 330 Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £6 £7 (£4’£4.5(l). Beethoven's ('oriolan Overture and his Pastoral Symphony flank the Piano Concerto by Schoenberg. with Peter Donohoe as soloist. Jerzy Maksymuik conducts.


I The Addison Trio National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Queen Street. 12.45pm*1.45pm. Admission free. Friends of the SNO promote this young polished trio in a programme of music by Bach. Beethoven. Weelkes. Dowland. Pierre Max Dubois and Roxburgh.

I 8N0 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 7. Glasgow. £2.‘)5—£12.70 (standby £2.50). SNO Winter Season comes to a close with Brydcn Thomson conducting Martinu‘s Symphony No 5. Haydn's Symphony .\'o 73. La ('hasse. and Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with Howard Shelley as soloist.

I Evelyn Glennie Central Hall.Tol|cross. 229 7937. 7.30pm. Percussionist extraordinaire in concert with the King's Own Scottish Borderers and Royal Hampshire Regiment.

SATURDAY 7 Glasgow

I Turandot King‘s Theatre. Bath Street. 227 551 1. 2. 15pm and 7.15pm. £3-£5. See Friday 6 for full description.

I 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511 7.30pm. £3.5lL-£12.70 (standby £2.50). See Friday 6. Edinburgh. t'ortull description.


I Georgian Concert Society St (‘ecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets; 668 201‘) (Queen's Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £7 (£2 £41£5). Salomon String Quartet with oboist Paul Goodwin in Mozart's Hoffrneister quartet. his Oboe Quartet in F. Haydn's Lark and a rarely heardoboe quartet by Boccherini. Last concert this



I Pops at the Philharmonic City Hall. (.‘andleriggs. 227 5511.7.30pm. £3—£1 1.50. lt's .tlusicfrom the Movies from lain Sutherland and his crew


I Scottish Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). Extra date: Monday"). Glasgow. £7.50 (£5). Another popular based but nonetheless attractive programme from Jonathan Rees and his crew with Dvorak. Mozart and Vivaldi. including the Op 3 No 8 Concerto for two violins for which Rees is joined by Jane Murdoch. Lunch available from 12.30pm.

MONDAY 9 Glasgow

I Scottish Ensemble Stevenson 1 tall. RSAMD. 10(1 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50(£3.50). See SundayS. Edinburgh. for full description.


I Edinburgh Harp Festival Queen‘s 1 tall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £4 £6. Great variety of music for harp and flute including Sioned Williams playing Parry. Thomas. Matthias. Bach. Debussy and Bizet.

TUESDAY 10 Glasgow

I Haberdashers‘ Monmouth Schools Concert Band St Enoch Centre. 2pm. lixtra date: Wednesday 11.1idinburgh. As part of a Scottish tour. this talented Welsh band gives an entertaining programme with music ranging from Bach. Arnold. Vaughan Williams to Sousa. Mancini and Glen Miller. lidinburgh performance in aid of ( ‘ancer Research Campaign.

I St Lorenz Bach Choir/Glasgow University Chamber Orchestra Butc Hall. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). German and Scottish students get together under conductorHermann Harrassowitzfor Bach's Silo/in Passion in celebration of the twinning arrangement between Glasgow and Nurnberg. Audience participation in the chorales.

WEDNESDAY 11 Glasgow

I BBC 830 Studio 1 . BBC. ()ueen Margaret Drive. G 12. Tickets: Room 20‘). BBC. Further information: 3302353 1pm. Lunchtime concert with Stravinsky (Sc/term a [a Rus'se and 1"ariationv in memoriam .4 l(l()ll.\ Huxley) and ( ioossens (Symphony No 1 )on the menu. Jerry Maksymiuk conducts.

I St Matthew Passion Glasgow Cathedral. Cathedral Street. Tickets: 227 5511. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). GlasgowCathedral Choral Society conducted by John R. Turner with the \"irtuosi of Scotland (playing period instruments) in Bach‘s great liastcrtide work. Peter Alexander-Wilson sings the Evangelist and Peter Morrison is Christus.

I Robin Orr 80th Birthday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £10(Friendsol RSAMD Scottish ()pera £5). Birthday tribute from joint collaboration ol’the RSAMD and Scottish ( )pera with Sir Alexander Gibson and Roderick Brydon topping the bill in a programme of the birthday boy's own music. including Symphonies Nos 1 and 3 and .S'cenesfrorna book by Philip Sparrow .

I 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.20v£‘).20(£1 ). Sir Peter Maxwell Davies conducts his Symphony No 4 and Mozart‘s Bassoon Concertowith the SC()‘sown L'rsula Leveaux as soloist. Young conductor Christopher Bell sets sail to the programme with Maxwell Davies First Ferry to Nov.


I Haberdashers‘ Monmouth Schools concert Band George llcriot's School. Lauriston Place. Tickets. at door or from Mr McKinley . Cancer Research Campaign. 668 1241. 2pm. SeeTuesday 10. Glasgow. for full description.



I Merchants Music Merchanis‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm.

£2 (£1.50). Concert 3 of Mozart's Violin Sonatas performed by Peter Mountain and Angela Dale covers the two B flat sonatas K378 and K454 with John Purser‘s Sonata. written last year. providing some contrast in between. See also 'I'uesday 17.

I Leningrad Symphony Orchestra (‘iiy l lall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £5-£12.50.You'11be very. very lucky now to get tickets for this performance of Russian music. starting with Tchaikovsky's The Tempest. followed by Prokofiev Violin Concerto No l (soloist Sergei Stadler) and finishing with the 5th Symphony by Shostakovich. Conductor is Alexander Dmitriey.


I 3C0 Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. Extra date: Friday 13. Glasgow. £2.20-£‘).‘)0. Vivaldi's all year round popular Four Seasons with Andrea Cappelletti as soloist. 1n the second half. conductor Philip Ledger brings the orchestra together with the Scottish Philharmonic Singers and an impressive line-upofsoloistsfor11ande1‘s1)i.rit [)ominus.

FRIDAY 13 Glasgow

I 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.20-v£‘).20 (£1 1. See Thursday 12. Edinburgh. for full description.


I St Matthew Passion St Mary‘s Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets at door. 6.15pm. Scottish Cantata Singers. the Cathedral Choir and Orchestra with conductor Dennis Townhill and soloists including Christopher Hobkirk as the Evangelist and Ivor Klayman as Christus.

SUNDAY 15 Glasgow

I Morley String Quartet Merchants Hall. 7 West George Street 7.30pm. 11K premiere of Soviet composer Vitali Khodush‘s String Quartet sits between Mozart's The Hunt and Schubert‘s ()p 2‘) in A major.


I Edinburgh Youth Orchestra L'shcr Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. £4i£6 (£2 50 £4). Highly talented young musicians in challenging programme of Suk‘s Symphony No 2 inCminor and Dvorak's Cello ( 'oncerto with liwa Miecznikowska as soloist. Christopher Adey' conducts.

TUESDAY 17 Glasgow

I Merchants Music Merchants Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511. 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). Concert 4of Peter Mountain and Angela Dale's series ofthc Mozart Violin Sonatas. Today the key is G majorand K301 and K37‘). along with K304 in 1'. minor. But. how are just two players going to manage Judith Weir‘s .Wllechr 247.8!rtngs‘.’ Book early to find out.

I Glasgow Harpsichord Society Glasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street. Further information: S82 6127((11 1S). 7,30pm. Non-members £2. Club night and social evening with a theme The ( 'ourante. Coranto. ( ‘orrelileetc

I Cappella Nova Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50 £6(£3 £4). World premiere ol John Tavener‘s Resurrection. a special Glasgow l‘)‘)0 commission. by this everenterprising choir. Soloists are Stephen Richardson. Lorna Anderson and Simon Gay and

instruncntal accompaniment is prov lthtl by the SCO. all conducted by Alan Tavencr (yes. a distant relation).


I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free atdoor. Brigid Ranger (violin) and Fergus Malcolm (piano) play Four Romantic Pieces by Dvorak. Senza titolo by Lyell Cresswell and Martinu's Five Madrigal Stan 2 as.

WEDNESDAY 18 Edinburgh

I Stockbridge Youth Recital Series Stockbridge 1 louse. 4 Cheyne Street. 315 2236. 7pm. £2.50: Last of current series sees pupils of Loretto School and Oxenfoord Castle School perform in aid of Edinburgh & Leith ()ld People‘s Welfare Council Development Plan Appeal.

HURSDAY 19 . Glasgow

I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSA M 1.). 10(1 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. Voice and piano duets compete for the Ramsay Calder Debussy Prize.

I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 2pm. Free at door. Woodwind masterclass directed by Jack Brymer.

I Princes Square Concert Series Princes Square. Buchanan Street. 5.30pm. Free. Informal concert by students ofthc RSAMD as part of a series tocelebrate 1990.


I The Scottish Masking Company St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 201‘) (Queen's Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. lixtra dates: Friday 20 and Saturday 2 1. Telemann’s intermezzo Pinipinone. a rich bourgeois gentleman who marries the servant girl Vespetta. underestimating her talents in rollicking (their description) fashion.


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