The SCO is adding something special to Glasgow’s year as

City of Culture:

An extra 3 months and 26 days.

()ne ofthc high notes ofGlasgow in 1990 will be the appearance on the concert hall stage ofthc Scottish Chamber ()rchestra. And. from ()ctober 11th. it is a high note which will be beautifully sustained right through until April 26th 1991. livery new SCO season in Glasgow or Edinburgh offers the same rich and prolonged promise. And our ‘)()..")1 season delivers it with some exciting new variations on our established theme of musical excellence.

Listen to the names. Listen to the music. In the new season. our world-acclaimed orchestra and its inspired conductorJukka-Pekka Saraste. will be joined by a string of guest soloists and conductors ofinternational renown. Highlights include guitar virtuosojulian Bream performing Rodrigo‘s ‘(Ioncierto de Aranjuez' . . . A Brandenburg Bonanza with (ieorge Malcolm . . . V'ivaldi‘s ‘The Four Seasons' . . . Beethoven‘s mighty (th )ral Symphony with _l ukka- Pekka Saraste . . . Mozart's Requiem . . . Pleasure beyond price. Subscribing to a series of concerts not only saves you money on individual concert prices it can also save you the best seats for each performance.

Bring it all nearer. ()ur new season highlights‘ leaflet unfolds all the delights that await you in (ilasgow and Edinburgh. And it‘s out now.

For your free copy write to us. S(I() lireepost no stamp needed at —l Royal Terrace. Edinburgh EH7 ()I.Q or telephone on (0.51 ) 3%" (>802. Or pick up a copy from the Ticket (Ientre.

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50 The List 2s September ll ()ctober l‘)‘)0


John Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs). 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Schubert. Mendelssohn and Dvorak.

SATURDAY 6 Glasgow

I Cantabile Clyde Port Authority Building. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £12.50 (incl supper with wine). More music in unusual settings from the Music in Architecture series presented by Westbourne Music. Tonight's concert ranges from early English madrigals to SCott Joplin.


I Kevoclt Choir Usher lIall. Lothian Road. 2281155.7.30pm.

I Pariser Ouartett St Cecilia's" 1 tall. Cowagate. Tickets: 668 201‘)(Oueen's Ilall Box Office)?228 l 155 (Usher I lall Box Office). 7.45pm. £7 (£2/£4 £5). UK debut for French group who bringa programme of Parisian music. including quartets by Telemann and works by Couperin and Marais.

I SCO Queen‘s llall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.5()—£l(l.5(l(£25014). SCO open their Edinburgh winter season with Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducting Wagner's Siegfried ldyll. Schubert‘s Symphony No 2 and a selection oftcnor arias sung by Raul (iimenez.

SUNDAY 7 Glasgow

I Morley String Quartet Burrell Collection. Pollok Park. Pollokshaws Road. Tickets: at door. 2.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Talented young Glasgow based quartet play Mozart's (3 major K387 and the Rosamunde Quartet by Schubert.

I John Currie Singers Stevenson 1 tall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£315.50). A concert performance (in English) of (iluck‘s ()rfeo and Iz'aridice. which includes popular numbers such as Dance oft/1e Blessed Spirits and ()rfeo's Lament. Robert Dean conducts.

I Classical Sensations (ilzlsgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.5(L-£l(). City of(ilasgow Philharmonic with a programme ofpure pops -< (irand March from A ida. Radetzky March. 1812 Overture etc and lighting effects to match.


I Scottish Sintonia Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. £3.80 (£3). Lots ofsolos tonight in a programme which starts with Mozart's Symphony No 40 and moves on to Schumann‘s Andante and Variations for two pianos. two cellos and horn. Strauss's .1Ietamorphasen for 23 solo strings and Mozart's Concerto in Ii flat for two pianos.

MONDAY 8 Glasgow

I Gala Opening Concert (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. SNO in officialopening concert of new ball. Programme includes new works by Thomas Wilson and Thea Musgrave. pianist David Home in's Piano Concerto No 2 and Beethoven's Choral Fantasia with the SNO Chorus.

I Organ Recital Art (iallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 357 392‘). 7.30pm. £5. David Briggs in concert.


I Prometheus Ensemble ()ueen's l lall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. £3.50—£8.75. Young chamber group. formed in 1984 but already regarded as one of the most talented around. plays Mozart. Brahms and the Schubert ()ctet. A New Town Concert.





I Lunchtime Concert llutehesons‘ l1all.2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £1.25. The Sonata in D D384 and Rondo Brilliant make a Schubert sandwich for lunch with filling of the Sonata for violin and piano by Thomas Wilson. Leonard Friedman and Peter Evans. I Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (ilasgoyy Royal Concert Hall. 332 3123. 7.30m. £7.50—£35 (returns only). Kurt Sanderling conducts l laydn's Symphony No 32 The \ Bear and the Symphony No 5 by Shostakovich. I Harpsichord Recital (ilasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £2 ((il lS members free). (ilasgow l larpsiehord Society presents Jane Blackic with (icrman harpsichord music. including works by J .S. Bach. Handel and Froberger.


I 3C0 Usher llall. Lothian Road. 223 1155. 7.45pm. lixtra date: Thursday 1 l.

(ilasgow. £2.5(l—£l().5() (£2 £4). First concert of SCO‘s Usher Hall series welcomes Julian B ream as soloist in Rodrigo‘s Concerto de A ran/aez. There's Schubert's Unfinished Symphony to open and Mcndelssohn's .S'cottish to close.

WEDNESDAY 10 Glasgow

I Lunch and Listen First (‘irclefl'hcatre Royal. Ilope Street. 1pm. £1.25texcl lunch). Friends of Scottish ()pera‘sseries in which those involved on stage come off stage to tell everyone what it‘s all about. I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson 1 11111 and Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renlrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Masterclasses directed by members ofthc Berlin Philharmonic who perform at the Royal Concert Hall tonight.

I Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £7.5(l—£35(rcturns only). Second concert. again with Kurt Sanderling. features Frank Peter Zimmermann in Mozart's Violin Concerto K218 in D and Bruckncr‘s Symphony No 3.

I Bach to Beatles (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 3323123. 1.30pm. £6 (£2). The 'cello section of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in lighter


I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen's 1 tall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 3pm. £3.50 ( incl tea). SCO string quartet in an informal afternoon recital.

I Prince Consort Churchhill Theatre. Morningsidc Road. 7pm. lixtra dates: I Thursday 1 l . Friday 12. Popular vocal ensemble specialising in (iilbert and l Sullivan. I ECAT Contemporary Music Queen‘s l lall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). Spm. £5 (£2). Test Department. a percussion group with a difference. in Far Britannica.

THURSDAY 11 Glasgow

I Merchants Music Mcrehants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1.50). Pianist Williamlloward playing Chopin and Schubert.

I 3C0 (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £2.50—£10 (£1 ). See Tuesday 9. Iidinburgh. for full description.


I Prince Consort ( ‘hurchhill Theatre. Morningside Road. 7pm. See Wednesday 10.