100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 11am. Free ! at door. John lreland Prize for voice and ' piano.

l Edinburgh

l l IJoshua Bell Royal College of Physicians. I 9 Queen Street. Tickets: 2203955.

1 7.30pm. £15. Young. outstanding violinist l with Roger V'ignoles. piano. in a

programme of Mozart. Beethoven. Ysaye and Saint-Saens sonatas.

TUESDAY 13 1 Glasgow

3 I Lunchtime Recital Hutchesons' Hall. 2

John Street. Tickets: atdoor. 1.15pm

l £1.25. The Bottesini Duo ofdouble bass

and piano in works by Kodaly. Frank Proto. Francois Rabbth and. who else.



I Lunchtime Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Ya Yasuraoka. violin. acCompanied by Colin Kingsley. piano. in a programme of Prokofiev Sonata .\o I and Four Pieces by l Suk.

I John Tunnell Trust Celebrity Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4—£l5 (£3). Cellist Yo Yo Ma with Emanuel Ax. piano. plays Sonatas by Beethoven. Schubert (A rpeggione) and Brahms.

I Nelson Hall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Public Library. off l.eith Walk. Free at door. 7.45pm. Pianotrios by Beethoven. Mozart and Schubert played by Herrick Bunney. lair Laingand Alasdair Mitchell.

WEDNESDAY 14 Glasgow

I Competition Guinness Room. RSAM 1). 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 10.30am. Hugh S. Robertson Scots Song Competition.

I BBC $30 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall . 2 Sauehiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £o—£27.50. First concert in the BBS SS()'s new Glasgow series features soprano Jessye Norman in 'l'chaikov sky and StraUss. Warm up act from the orchestra with Wagner's Siegfried Idy'll and overture to Die .lleistersr'nger.


I St Margaret's School Centenary Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. (>68 2019. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£2). The works ofl’anny Hensel Mendelssohn. a lecture-recital by Sheena Nicol and the Trio Raro ofviolin. cello and flute.

THURSDAY 15 Glasgow

I Merchants Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets; 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm.


St. Bernard's Church, Suc-Coburg Street, Edinburgh

Wednesday 21 November at 7.45pm

Schubert Quartettsatz Simpson Quartet No 7 Dvorak Quartet Opus 106

i Tickets £6.50 including t Mulled Wine and victuals

3 £4.50 concert only from Queen's Hall 031 668 2019 Ushcrlm10312281155 Ticket Centre 031 225 8616

i 1 Edinburgh Quartet 031 332 8691 l

l £2 (£1.50). Pianist Graeme McNaught

plays works by Chopin and Schumann.

I Bottesini Duo Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1 . 15pm. Music for double bass and piano by Bottesini.of course. Hindemith. Johnson and Gliere from lan Webber (double bass) and Cathy Martin (piano).

I 8C0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £2.50~£10(£1 ). Beethoven night conducted by James Loughran with the Pastoral .S'y'mphony and the fourth Piano Concerto. soloist Cecile ()Usset.


I Johann Strauss Gala tisher 1 tall. l.othian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. lixtra date; Friday lb. Glasgow. The Johann Strauss ()rchestra directed from the violin by John Bradbury in a selection of some ofthe most favourite of popular favourites.


: FRIDAY. 16

' Glasgow

I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMI.). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. ()boist

? Gordon Hunt with pianist Philip Jenkins : play the Sonatina by Mcrvy n Burtch.

Three Romances by Schumann. Britten‘s Six .lletamorphoses and .1Iorceau desalon by Kalliwoda.

I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAM l). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 505.7. 2.30pm. Free at door. Woodwind masterclass directed by Gordon Hunt.

I Two Piano Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. I00 chfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). One of} lungary's foremost young pianists. Balazs Szokolay. second in the 1990 Scottish International Piano Competition is joined by Gustav Fenyo for a concert of Mozart. Brahms. Bartok and Rachmaninov.

I Johann Strauss Gala Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauehiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £7.5(l--£12.50. See Thursday 15. Edinburgh.


I SNO L'sher 1 tall. Lothian Road. 22. 1155. 7.30pm. lixtra date: Saturday 17. Glasgow. £3—-£15(£3). Poulenc. Tchaikovsky. Strauss and Ravel conducted by Louis Fremaux with Paul 'l'ortelier. cello and John 1 larrington. viola.

I Edinburgh University Singers Mcliwan Hall. Bristo Square. Admission: at door. 7.45pm. Music inspired by psalms. including the motet Lobe! den Herrn by Bach. Chic/tester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein and Reubkc's ()rgan Sonata on the 94th Psalm.



I Glasgow Arts Centre Chamber Orchestra Renfield St Stephen Church. Bath Street. Retiring collection. lprn. Popular programme with music by Bach. Schubert

and the Earl of Kelly.

I 8N0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15 (£3). See Friday 16. lidirrburgh.


I Edinburgh University Musical Society McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. Admission: at door or from EUMS members. 7.30pm. Sing-a-long-a-Verdi. All welcome toplay. sing or listen to the Requiem.

I Vienna Boys Choir L'shcr l lall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. £5»-£12. World-famous choir in a new programme of sacred and secular music. Austrian folksongs. Strauss and The ( 'aliph 's Goose. a one-act comic opera by Mozart. I 3C0 OUcen's Hall. Clerk Street.(iots‘ 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£10.50(£2.50). Young composerlames MacMillan's Tryst. Schubert‘s Great C major

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symphony and Mozart‘s over ture to The Marriage ofl'igaro. all conducted by Paul Daniel.

I Copenhagen Cornetts and Sackbutts St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: (rob' 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£5 £4 £2). International music from The Time ofthe 'l‘hree Kings. including works recently found in the Schleswig 1 lolstem Libraries and music from the courts of Kings Chi istian 11 l and 1V.

SUNDAY 18 ' . : Glasgow

I John Currie Singers 1 leriry wood 1 lall. Claremont Street. 'l'ickets. “7 ('l'ickct Centre. Caridleriggs ). 1pm. £2.50. Just a Song a! It: flight seems the w 1 orig

sort of title for a lunchtime concert. but it‘s

a sc‘lt‘t‘lltillttl


lovely music just the same solo and choral works by Brahms. 1' lgat and Schumann.

I City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauehiehall Street.332 3123. "pm. £5 £10 (£3.50). Family concert w ith special guest Rolf l larris in a programme which includes his ( ‘ooieelrear and the .lltiiryit’t',


I Oueen‘s Hall Open Day ()tlL‘ClFS l lall. Clerk StreetbhH 2019. 2pm. Sample the wide range of activities which go on w ithin the Queen's 1 lall. as well as a cratt for. side stallsand refreshments.

I Scratch Mikado ()ucen‘s l lall. ( 'lerk Strcct. nos 21119. 5’. 30pm. £1 .5ll(5tlpi Come along and iom in with ( iilbc! t and Sullivan's most popular operetta. ( ir‘cal fun. Conducted by David Lyle.

MONDAY 19 Edinburgh

I New BudapestOuanet ()uccn‘s l lail. Clerk Street. (mos 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50-£8.75 (£2.50). New Town ( 'on;e:t and string quartets by 1 laydn ( lhe luzrl' l. Dohnany'i and Beethoven.

I Lunchtime Recital lltiieliesons‘ l lal1.2 John Street. Tickets: at door 1.15pm.

£1 .25. Leonard l-riedman continues his series ot violin and piano lL'c‘llllb it tr Strathclyde University. '11 dry . with Allan Schiller. he plays 1 .eighton. Silltll’c‘l'i and Robert ()rr.

I RSAMD Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 chfrew' Street. .332 505 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Daniel Wiesncr is soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto .VUJ conducted by .lacck Kasps/yk. whose programme also includes Debussy ‘s la Mer. lain Hamilton‘s Scottish Dances and Dvorak's Carnival ()l't’l'lllf't’.


I Lunchtime concert Reid Concert l lall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Sonatasforviola and pianoby llansGal and Brahms performed by Michael Beeston and Isobel Anderson.

I Glasgow University Orchestra Bure- l lull. Glasgow l7nivcrsity. ,'\Ll1111\\lt)ll. at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). Film music by Walton and Beethoven's Piano Concerto .\'o2. soloist Rachel Beckles Willson. conductor Stephen Arnold.

I 8C0 City Hall. ( 'andleriggs. 22" 5511 7.30pm. lixtra date: 'l‘hursday 22. Iidinburgh. £2.50 £10(£l ). l’rciiiic:cot Peter Maxwell Dav ies‘sStrar/rclv dc Concerto .\'o 4 w itli l.ew is Moi risori.

clarinet. Mo/art symphonies .\'os31.md 3oon either side. Sir Peter conducts.


I Afternoon Tea Concert ()ueen's l lull. Clerk Street. (iris 2019. 3pm. £3.50tmcl afternoon tea). Pianist ( iraliam Scott in a selection of pieces just right for sippingtea to.


I Edinburgh Quartet St Bernard’sChurch. Saxe ('oburg Street. Stockbridge.'1'ickets: (ms 2019. 7.45pm. essntusn £2.50). The liO‘s 3oth anniversary season gets underway in this. their second. concert. Programme includes Schubert's Qturrtertsat: and quartets by Simpson and Dvorak.

WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow

I Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert 1 lall. 2 Sauehiehall Street. 3323123. 7.30pm. £7.50 £35. Special guest orchestra in the newGlasgow concert hall with conductor [ubin Mehta and cellist Mischa Matsky in Bloch‘s Sche/omo. Mahler Symphony .\'o 5 in the second half.



I Woolwich Recital Competition lorYoung Singers 1 lenry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets. (147 l9(i5 ( \Voolwieh Building Society). 10am. lixti'a dates: Fri 23. Sat 24. Sun 25. £3.50 (£2.50). An innovative project originated bythe (ilasgow Philharmonic Choir asthcir contribution to l991lcclebrations.

I Ankor Children‘s Choir l lutehcsons' Hall. 2.1olrn Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre.Candleriggs). 12.30pm. £4.50 (£3). lixceptional children's choirfrom lsrael sings music from [he .l'Iagic Flute. a special selection of Israeli folk songs and works by Schumann. Tchaikovsky. Bartok and Schubert.

I Merchants Music Merchants Hall. 7

West (icorgc Street. Tickets: 227 5511. 12.45pm. £2 (£1.50). Piano triosby

l lay dn. the (iv/ivy Rondo. and Brahms. ()pS in Bmajor.

I Organ Recital Concert Hall. ( ilasgow l‘niversity. Free at door. 1.15pm. lull/abcth l larrison plays Bach's Prelude and [argue in C major.

I 8N0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 i Sauehiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. lixtra date: l'r'iday 23. lidinburgh.

£3.50 £150-31 World premiere ofSea Psalms by Crosse with the SNOChorus and .luniorChorus. Brydcri 'lihomsonalso conducts Beethov en's lz‘gmont overture. .Sy‘m/rhon v .Vo 5 and .Si’ltrt'ks‘alyllet/ by Brahms.

I Glasgow Festival Strings St Mary's Cathedral. Further information: 334 4867. 7.30pm. first performance ofthe ('oncertotor l'iola da (iamha and Strings by William Herschel (1"38—1822).thc astronomer who discovered L'ranus. in the presence of the composer‘s 5 great—greatgrand—daughter. Alexa Maxwell. Countess of Munster. whoplays § the first harpsichord part in JS Bach‘s Concerto/or 'l'hree Harpsichords.

I Cello/Piano Recital Merchants Hall. 7 West (ieorge Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs). 7.30pm. £4,50(£2.50). Richard Markson and Mexican pianist .lorgc Frederico ()sorio in a concert devoted to the musrcof Schumann and Brahms as part ofthe 1990 Glasgow FestivaloflewishCulture.

I Piano Recital llutchesoris' l lull. 2John Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candler'iggs). Spin. £5 (£3.50). New part-time pianist at Strathclyde l'niversity. l’eter Sievew right. plays Bach's (io/d/ierg Variations for his inaugural concert.


I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free atdoor. More lunehhour 1 lans Gal. Today Philip Greene. saxophone. and Leon Coates. piano. play his Suite 0/) l()2lr. along with works for sax and piano by B. Heiden and .leari Francaix,

I SCO ()ueen‘s Hall. Clerk Stlccl.()()b’ 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50-£10.50 (£2.50). See Wednesday 21 . Glasgow.