I Scottish Early Music Consort Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5/£6.50 (£3). See Fri 22. Glasgow.
I Harpsichord Recital St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Ofﬁce). 8pm. £5 (£2.50). John Kitchen. lecturer in music at Edinburgh University. plays 18th century English keyboard music by J.C. Bach. Handel and Arne on the fine Falkener harpsichord of 1773. London. one ofthe historic instruments in the university's Russell Collection.
SUNDAY 24 Glasgow
I Westbourne Church Spring Season Westbourne Church. West End. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 3pm. £6 (£4.50). International baritone Manfred Hemm joins with pianist David Lutz for songs by Schubert. Schumann (Liederkreis) and Vaughan Williams.
I Friends at Scottish Opera Queen‘s l Iall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. Tickets: at door only. 3pm. £2. Derek Watson talksabout Janacek's opera The Cunning Little Vixen. I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Tunes abound tonight in Smetana‘s Ma Vlast. the Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini by Rachmaninov and Dvorak‘s Symphony No 7. Alasdair Mitchell conducts and Lora Dimotrova is soloist. I Capital Virtuosi (London) Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen's Hall Box Office). 8pm. £5 (£4). Change of capital for this chamber group who play works by Mendelssohn. Mozart. Finzi. Bach and Haydn. featuring pianist Jonathan Plowright as soloist. In aid of Greyfriars International Appeal.
MONDAY 25 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Governors‘ Recital Prize Competition for percussion.
TUESDAY 26 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Tickets: atdoor. Free. Concerts by students of Edinburgh University‘s Music Faculty.
“ I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm—2pm. £1 .25. Students ofthe Junior Dept of the RSAMD play for Strathclyde University‘s lunchtime series.
WEDNESDAY 27 Glasgow
I Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Dunbar-Gerber Prize for violin and piano.
I BBC 880 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 12.30pm. £3 (£2/£1).The BBC 8805 new lunchtime series in its second concert. Janos Furst conducts Brahms‘ Violin Concerto with Gyorgy Pauk and Bruckner‘s Die Nullte Symphony.
I Edinburgh Quartet St Bernard‘s Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £4.50/£6.50 (£2.50). String quartets by Schubert. Bartok (No 3) and Brahms (0p51 N02).
I Ensemble Expose Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £5 (£2/free). ECAT Contemporary Music presentation of the work of two young English composers Richard Barrett and Roger Redgate . plus the premiere ofthe specially commissioned Fictive Music by
Scottish composer Peter Nelson. Be prepared for some feats of astonishing virtuosity.
THURSDAY 28 Glasgow
I Merchants' Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). String quartets by Britten - ()p 94 No 3 - and Mozart — K428—performed by the Duke String Quartet.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Michael Beeston. viola. and lsobel Anderson. piano.
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Brass masterclass directed by John Wallace.
I RSNO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 1. Edinburgh and Sat 2. Glasgow. £3.50—£15 (£3). Alicia de Larrocha is soloist in Beethoven‘s Piano Concerto No 3. framed by Haydn‘s Military Symphony and Nielsen's The Four Temperaments. Bryden Thomson conducts.
I Chamber Music Concert Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Admission free by ticket. A concert given by student chamber music ensembles.
I Spring Concert Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Belford Road. Tickets: at door. 1.15-2pm. £3 (50p). Free bass accordionist Owen Murray plays Kenneth Dempster. Vagn Ilolmboe. Ole Schmidt and Zolotaryov. Proceeds to Edinburgh Competition Festival.
I Edinburgh Secondary Schools Training and Transitional Orchestras Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Young local pupils under their conductor Colin O‘Riordan in popular works by Tchaikovsky. Smetana and Chabrier.
FRIDAY 1 Glasgow
I RSAMD Wind Department Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lprn. Admission free by ticket. The Academy‘s Wind Ensemble. directed by Edgar Williams. plays the Petite Symphonic by Gounod and Dvorak's Serenade in D minor Op 44. .
I Glasgow University Chapel Choir University Chapel. 7.30pm. Free at door. Student choir directed by Graham Hair. I The North Winds Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Scottish wind quintet play a varied programme of De Groot. Foerster. Zemlinsky. Janacek and Nielsen for Kilmardinny Music Circle.
I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Bach. Hopkins and Liszt played by Colin Tipple in Edinburgh University‘s
regular Fri lunchtime series.
I RSNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 2. Glasgow. £3—£15(£3). See Thurs 28. Glasgow.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Old St Paul's Church. Jeffrey Street. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). Bach‘sSt John Passion conducted by Nicholas Jones.
SATURDAY 2 Glasgow
I Organ Recital Glasgow University Chapel. Free at door. 3pm. Organ music played by Jonathon Rennert.
I BSNO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15 (£3). See Thurs 28.
I Cambridge Baroque Camerata Henry
Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Visiting artistsjoin with Strathclyde University‘s Chamber Choir for Rejoice in the Lord A (way by Purcell and the Credo by Vivaldi. in a programme which also includes familiar instrumental works by Purcell and Bach.
I Edinburgh University Musical Society Choir and Orchestra McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 7.30pm. Further details: 667 4236. Brahms' German Requiem.
I Edinburgh Royal Choral Union Central Hall. Tollcross. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £5. Christopher Bell conducts Rossini‘s Petite Messe Solennelle with soloists Susan Leslie. Yvonne Howard. Barry Banks and Robert Poulton.
I Scottish Philharmonic Singers Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£10.50(£2.50). Why are all these choral programmes on the same night? The third this evening includes Vaughan Williams' Mass in G minor and works by contemporary Russian composers.
SUNDAY 3 Glasgow
I Cantilena Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 1pm. £4. Last concert this season includes the famous Pachelbel Canon. an early symphony - No 5 -by Haydn and the ConcertoneforZ violins by Mozart.
I Call That Singing! Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street, 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3/£5 (£2.50/£1.50). Glasgow's community choir springs into song in an evening of melody tinged with some March madness.
I Mostly Mozart St Andrew's and St George‘s Parish Church. George Street. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Phillomusica of Edinburgh. director David Hume. play German Dances. Violin Concerto in A . A Musical Joke and to justify the ‘mostly‘ the Clarinet Concerto by Molter. and Haydn's Toy Symphony — with a helping hand from Mozart. whose bicentenary falls this year.
MONDAY 4 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The John Ireland Prize Competition for piano.
I Evelyn Glennie Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4—£9.50 (£2.50—£5). Queen's Hall's own promotion of leading percussionist accompanied by Philip Smith in a virtuoso programme of keyboard percussion works — marimba and xylophone — by a variety of composers. including several from Japan.
TUESDAY 5 . Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door.
1. 15pm—2pm. £1.25. Cambridge Baroque Camerata in a programme of. not that surprisingly. baroque music by Bach. Couperin. Marais and Rameau.
I Glasgow Harpsichord Society Pollokshaws Hall. Further information: 882 6127. 7.30pm. £2. Recital by guest artist John Langdon.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. The Edinburgh Quartet plays Tippett‘s Quartet No I and 0p 55 N03 byHaydn. I John Tunnell Celebrity Concert Queen‘s
Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. Flautist William Bennet and George Malcolm . harpsichord, play Bach in aid of the John Tunnell Trust for young musicians.
WEDNESDAY 6 Edinburgh
I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £3.50(series of4. £10). Take tea to the sounds ofthe Apollo Saxophone Quartet who are the Queen‘s Hall‘s first guests in this new weekly series.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers Greyfriars Highland and Tolbooth Church. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Noel O‘Regan conducts a programme of music for Holy Week. including works by Victoria and Lassus.
THURSDAY 7 Glasgow
I Merchants’ Music Mcrchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). Piano recital of Beethoven‘s Eroica Variations 0p 35 and Liszt‘s 8 minor Sonata played by Kenneth Hamilton.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. Music for harpsichord performed by Virginia Black.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Strings masterclass directed by Emanuel Hurwitz.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1 . 10pm. Free at door. The Folk Orchestra. a group ofyoung professionals playing music from all around the world. entertain with their quite different style. instruments and lively presentation.
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The List 22 February — 7 March 199139