FRIDY 29 Glasgow
I 8N0 Proms Kelvin Hall. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £2—£12(£3). Fantasia Classics for the Cinema with favourite film music from Death in Venice, Elvira Madigan. Fantasia and The First ofthe Few. finishing upwith Ravel‘s Bolero.
I CDSl tan tutte Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.15pm. £5—£17.50. Scottish Opera in new production of Mozart opera telling ofthc two pairs of lovers who fall in and outof love. A strong cast of young British singers led by soprano Jane Eaglen.
I 8N0 Proms Kelvin Hall. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £2—£12 (£3). After tonight it‘s all over for another year. Christopher Seaman has the honour ofconducting the Last Night in a programme of Berlioz. Massenct. Chabricr and. ofcourse. lilgar's Pomp and Circumstance, traditional Scottish songs and Auld Lang .S'yne.
I Chorus lntemational —The Complete Carver Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50). In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Carver's birth. Cappella Nova give the first ever performance cycle of his complete works. Tonight it‘sthe Mass 1. 'Homnte arme coupled with contemporary Scottish Renaissance Composer Robert Johnson‘s Laudes Deo Motet. See 2. 4. 6 and 8Jul.
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SUNDAY 22.\'D JULY 3PM ST ANDREWS PARISH CHURCH (off saltmarket)
Bach Brandenburg No 6 MacPherson ’Viola Concerto Soloist Caroline Henbest Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik £3 (£1.50 cones)
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THE GREEK PASSION
(Martino) 13th August: Usher Hall 8pm. Janacek, Martinu, Debussy—l4 August: Usher Hall 8pm.
Suk, Martinu, Rimsky-Korsakov—Tb August-Usher Hall 8pm.
PLUS Bolshoi Orchestra and Chorus, Mstislav Rostropovich, Montserrat
Caballe, Teresa Bergonzo, Seiii Ozawa, Neemi Jarvi, Yo Yo Ma,
Emanuel Ax, Peter Donohoe and many more.
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I Madame Butterfly Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, 557 2590. 7.15pm. £5—£17.50. Last night of Scottish Opera‘s summer week in Edinburgh. Revival of Nuria Espert’s moving production, under the baton ofJohn Mauceri. Anne Williams-King sings Cio-Cio San, Suzuki is Anne-Marie Owens, Seppo Ruahonen is Pinkerton and Norman Bailey takesthe role ofSharpIcss.
I Hopetoun Serenade Hopetoun House, South Queensferry. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 8pm. £8.50 at door (£7.50 in advance). The Scottish Ensemble with director and solo violin Jonathan Rees and Caroline Dale, cello, in a pleasant summer evening‘s programme of Mozart, Haydn and more Mozart. An open-air event.
SUNDAY 1 Glasgow
I Gala Concert Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 331 1234/332 9000. 7.15pm. £3—£15. New Zealand in Glasgow - a concert with the Scottish Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Sir Alexander Gibson and New Zealanders William Southgate and John Matheson conduct operatic highlights by Verdi, Wagner, Rossini. Top ofthc bill are Donald McIntyre and Donald Maxwell.
MONDAY 2 Glasgow
I Chorus International - The Complete Carver Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candlcriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50).
Five Part Mass and the Motet Gaudeflore Virginati. See 30 Jun, 4, 6 and 8Jul.
I Jonny Strikes Up the Band Tron Theatre. 63 Trongatc, 552 4267. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Wed 4. Fri 6. Sat 7. £5 (£3). New company, Music Theatre Scotland. with Ernst Krenek‘s opera Jonny spieltauf, a
PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
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sensation in the 205 for its blend of ope re
and ‘azz. See Music Preview. WEDNESDAY 4 I
I Jonny Strikes Up the Band Tron Theatre. 63 Trongatc, 552 4267. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 6. Sat 7. £5 (£3). See Tue3.
I Chorus lntemational - The Complete Carver Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50).
Six Part Mass and the MotetAeternae Iaudis Iilium by Robert F ayrfax. See 30 Jun,2, 6and81ul.
I Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. 12.30pm. Francis Thomas of St Peter‘s Episcopal Church in a half-hour recital.
THURSDAY5 . 1. Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ House, 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). Concert 4 in Graeme McNaught‘s solo piano series features popular works by Chopin and Schumman. I Summer Strings Hutchesons‘ Hall. Ingram Street. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Recital by Marie Holmes (cello) with Bob Simans (piano), Nigel Mason (violin) and Christine Greig (piano). Tickets include wine and a donation to the Third World Aid Group.
I Chorus lntemational Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50). The Harmonic Choir under composer/conductor David llykes display their extraordinary art of each voice singing several notes at once, using techniques seemingly derived from Tibetan monks. Hearing Solar Winds is what it‘s called.
FRIDAY 6 . .. Glasgow
I Johny Strikes Up the Band Tron Theatre. 63Trongate, 5524267. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 7. £5 (£3). See Tue 3.
I Chorus lntemational - The Complete Carver Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candlcriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Mass Pater Creator Omnium and the Motet Gaude Maria virgo by Robert Johnson. See 30 Jun, 2. 4 and 8Jul.
I Lunchtime Prom Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound. 225 3922. 1.05pm. £3. The Sorrel String Quartet. one ofthe recently announced winners of the John Tunnell Trust awards, give the ﬁnal concert in this short series with Shostakovich No 7 and Mendelssohn
Op 13 in A minor.
SATURDAY 7 Glasgow
I Jonny Strikes Up the Band Tron Theatre.
63 Trongatc, 552 4267. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Tue 3.
I Viola da Combo/Harpsichord Recital 3 East Castle Road. Tickets: 229 5074 (Fifer). 7.30pm. £5. Alison Cram and John Kitchen. playing a Dulcken harpsichord from 1710, in works by Abel. Couperin and Marais.
I Ravi Shankar Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £5—£15. As part of the Asian Artistes Association‘s programme for Glasgow‘s Year of Culture. the internationally renowned sitar player gives their star performance of the series. With Kumar Bose. tabla.
I Chorus lntemational — The Complete Carver Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Ten Part Mass and the Motet () bonelesu, written in 19 different parts. See 30Jun. 2. 4 and 6Jul.
I 8C0 Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 2.30pm. Free. Popular programme of Vivaldi's Four Seasons and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.
I Moura Lympany St Mary's Parish Church. Haddington. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 8pm. £4.50 (£1.50/£3). Extra date: Mon 9. Queen‘s Hall. Edinburgh. Still playing Chopin after 60 years on the concert platform.
MONDAY9 1' Edinburgh
I Home Lympany Queen‘s Ilall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £5/£6.50. See Sun
8. WEDNESDAY 11 V . Edinburgh
I Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George, George Street. 12.30pm. Leon Coates. organist of the church. gives today‘s short recital on the Wells Kennedy organ.
I Edinburgh Guartet Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office)/2281155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 8pm. £10(incl canapcs, wine and viewing ofState Apartments). Final programme in the EO‘s summer series at Hopetoun House opens with Haydn‘s String Quartet Op 76 No 2. moving onto the Quartet by Delius and finishing up with Beethoven‘s Op 59 No 3.
TIIE BOLSIIOI ORCHESTRA
& CHORUS IN CONCERT
One performance only. Usher Hall. Fri 17 August at 8pm. Tickets: £6 to £18.
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