Classics Series. Soloists are Patricia MacMahon. Catriona Logan. Brendan MacBride and William Peel.
I Telemann Ensemble Woodlands Methodist Church. Woodlands Road. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £3 (£1 .50). Concert in aid of the International Flat. See today at 3pm.
I St Mary's Cathedral Choral Society St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The Scottish Cantata Singers and Philomusica of Edinburgh in Haydn‘s .N'elson Mass. Entry of the Queen of Sheba and Mozart's Sinfonia ( 'oncertante for violin and viola. I Edinburgh Concert Band Queen‘s l lziil. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). A
1 charity concert presided over by Neville
Garden as Master of Ceremonies and Stephen Callaghan conductor. Special guests are Caledonia Brass and the Mc’l‘aggarl Scott Silver Band.
I Schools Minilest Assembl)’ Rooms.
George Street. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm.
£2 (£1 ). instrumental and vocalgroups
introduced by Neil Butterworth under the auspices of Friends of the SNO.
I Paragon Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4.50(£2.50). See Sun 28. Glasgow.
TUESDAY 30 Glasgow
I The Trojans Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Wed 31 (part 2 :28 November (complete) — Glasgow; 910 November— Edinburgh. £3-£30. Scottish Opera in major new production of Bel'lioz's epic. Part 1 tonight. Part 2 tomorrow.
I London Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£20. Klaus Tennstedt conducts Schubert‘s Unfinished and Mahler‘s Symphony No 4 with Felicity Lott as soloist as part of the Prudential Great ()rchestra Series.
I Eugene Onegin Eastbank Academy. Tickets: 554 6253 (Information Centre. Parkhead Library Building. 64 Tollcross Road). 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 1. Edinburgh plus various Scottish and Welsh touring dates. £2 (£1). Scottish Opera Go Round and their piano accompanied version of'l‘chaikovsky’s opera of love. fate and destiny in 19th century St Petersburg.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1 . 10pm. Free at door. Fifty minutes of piano music from Margaret Murray McLeod in works by Dominic Muldowny. Martin Dalby and John McLeod.
WEDNESDAY 31 Glasgow
I Lunch and Listen First Circle. Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. Tickets: at door. 1pm. £1 .25 (excl lunch). Scottish Opera‘s regular series where visiting artists talk about their life and work. Please phone Friends of Scottish ()pera for confirmation — 248 4567.
I Stamic Ouartet Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: at door. 6pm. £2 (£1 ). Smetana's Quartet No I and Dvorak‘s ()p [05. presented in association with The Glasgow 90 East-West Forum. Scotland and the Slavic World.
I The Trojans Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234/332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 28 November (complete) — Glasgow: 9‘ 10 November — Edinburgh. £3—£30. See Tue 30. Part 2. with Kathryn
Harries in superb form as Didon. I Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.
5 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£20. Brahms 1 Symphony Nos 1 and 2. Conductor Kurt
I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £3.50. Guitarist Paul Galbraith is today‘s guest. He plays a full recital of music by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce. No tequila or tortilla chips. but afternoon tea is served in the interval.
I BBC 880 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £2.50—£13.50 (series discount and concessions available). First of series of three concerts by the BBC $80 in Edinburgh brings a stunning evening of Simon Rattle conducting Brahms' Symphonies Nos 1 and 3.
I Merchants“ Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 ). Music for cello and piano played by L'rsula Smith and Katharine Durran by Schumann. David Collins. Faure and Chopin.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall.
Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Alexander Korenyev (flute) and Stuart Campbell (harpsichord/organ) play works by Bach. Handel and Berezovsky in association with the Scotland and the Slavic World forum.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Extra date: Fri 2. Free at door. Members ofthe Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra give masterclasses duringtheir residency in Glasgow.
I Tosca Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234/332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 3 at 2. 15pm. 30 November at 7. 15pm— Glasgow; Tue 6. Thurs 8 at 7. 15pm. Edinburgh. £3--£30. Armenian-born Maria Abajan makes her Scottish Opera debut in the title role. with other principals including Arthur Davies. last seen with Scottish Opera as Pinkerton in Madama Butterﬂy. and the Australian baritone Malcolm Donnelly. Sir Alexander Gibson conducts.
I Celebrity Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Radu Lupu.piano. plays Brahms‘ Klavierstucke ()p 118. the Fantasia and Sonata in C minor by Mozart and Etudes Symphoniques ()p 13 by Schumann.
I The Ferguson Concert Bute Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Music by Greek-born composer lannis Xenakis ranging from his Persephassa of 1969 to Rebonds of the late ‘80s. with Psappha of 1975 completingthis mini-showcase.
I Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£20. Symphony No 3 and Piano Concert No 1 by Brahms.
I South Indian Classical Music Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Something different from a nada tarang. a mridangam and. less exotically. a violin and saxophone. Afternoon workshop open to members of the public follows the performance.
I Eugene Onegin St Brides Centre. 10 Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Tue 30. Glasgow.
FRIDAY 2 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Sarah
Walker (soprano) with Malcolm Martincau (piano) in songs by Schubert. Fauré and Falla.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. See Thurs 1.
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Free at door. Masterclass for singers directed by Sarah Walker.
I Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£20. Piano Concerto No 2 and Symphony No 4 by Brahms.
I Cappella Nova St Bride‘s Church. Hyndland Road. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 3. Edinburgh. £6 (£3.50). Hear The Glories of Tudor Church Music in the form of Byrd‘s Four Part Mass and anthems and motets by Byrd.Tallis. Tomkins and Gibbons.
I Piano Recital Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Paul Janes. semi-finalist in the 1990 Scottish International Piano Competition. in a programme of Beethoven. Schubert. Stevenson (Beltane Bonfire) and Schumann.
I Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Advent chorales by J.S. Bach and Choral Preludes by Brahms. Parry and Leighton. along with Purcell's Voluntary in (1‘ minor and the Prelude and Fugue in G minor byJ.S. Bach.
I St“) Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 3. Glasgow. £3—£15(£3). SNOtimpanist Martin Gibson and percussionist Pamella Dow come to the fore in Panufnik‘s Concertina for Timpani and Percussion. conducted by Matthias Bamert whose programme also includes Kurt Weill’s Symphony N02 and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No]. soloist Vladimir Ovchinikov.
SATURDAY 3 Glasgow
I Tosca Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234/332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra dates: 30 November— Glasgow; Tue 6. Thurs 8— Edinburgh. £3—£30. See Thurs l.
I 8N0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15(£3). Sec Fri 2. Edinburgh.
I Cappella Nova Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). See Fri 2. Glasgow.
I SCO Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£10.50 (£2.50). See Wed 31. Glasgow.
I The Leda Trio Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra date: Tue 6. Glasgow. £4.50 (£3). New piano trio in a programme of Beethoven. Shostakovich and Schubert.
MONDAY 5 Glasgow
I Muslc in Architecture Burrell Gallery. Pollok Country Park. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs). 7.30pm. £12.50 (incl fork supper with wine). The Amati Quartet of Zurich play Haydn. Brahms and Szymanowski.
I An Explosion of Music and Clarinets Paisley Town Hall. Furtherinformation: 204 4848 (SCO). 7.30pm. Forget the usual fireworks and hear young school musicians from Renfrew Division present the results of their seven-week workshop
programme under the direction of composer William Sweeney. including his Concerto Grosso for 20 Clarinets. It‘s all linked to Peter Maxwell Davies' Strathclyde Concerto No 4. due to he premiered by the SC() and clarinettist Lewis Morrison on Wed 21 November.
Edinburgh TUESDAY 6
I Lunchtime Concert llutehesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £1.25. Leonard Friedman. violin.and Allan Schiller. piano. with works by Edward Harper. David Dorward and Schubert.
I Glasgow Harpsichord Society Pollokshaws Hall. Further information: 8826127. 7.30pm. £2 (non-members). Club night with the theme of ( 'haconnc. Passacaglia and ( 1' round .
I The Leda Trio Henry Wood Hall. Clarcmont Street. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). See Sun 4. Edinburgh.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Piano duos by Brahms. Herzogenbcrg and Dvorak (Slavonic Dances) from Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow.
I Tosca Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.15pm. lixtradates: Thurs 8 — Edinburgh; 30 November — Glasgow. £5—£20. See Thurs 1.G|asgow.
WEDNESDAY 7 ~ Glasgow
I Charity Concert Kilmardinny l louse. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 9430312. 7.30pm. In aid of l leatherbank Museum ofSocial Work.
I Altemoon Tea Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £3.50. A Harper Fine with Isobel Mieras. Afternoon tea is served in the interval. I The Vanishing Bridegroom Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 8pm. £5—£20. Extra dates: 27. 29 November— Glasgow. One Edinburgh performance only ofsparkling new opera by Scottish-born composer Judith Weir. Three stories make up this short work. Don't miss it. I
THURSDAY 8 Glasgow
I Merchants' Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1). Edwin and Elizabeth Paling continue their Beethoven violin sonatas series with Op 23 in A minor and Op 96in G major.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert l lall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Songs and consort music by William Byrd played on a variety ofperiod instruments with Mhairi Lawson. soprano.
I Orchestral Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). The Academy Chamber Orchestra conducted by Emanual l lurwitz in Vivaldi. Mozart. Debussy and Tchaikovsky.
I Ballads. Songs and Snatches Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 9430312. 7.30pm. Extradate: Fri 9. Kirsteen Grant and Friends perform for the Bearsdcn and Milngavie Arts Guild.
I Tosca Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7. 15pm. Extra date: 30 November— Glasgow. £5—£20. See Thurs
44 The list 26 October — 8 November 1990