West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). George Penman and his Jazzmcn bring A Touch of New Orleans. I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. A workshop/recital ofsenior students' compositions.
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson it all. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. Free at door. Piano masterclass directed by John Lill.
I Promenade Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 7pm. Free. The
Esra Guitar Duo in the last oftheircurrent
I Masterpieces tor the Cello St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. Further info: 6682232 (The Italian Institute). 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Italian baroque music played by Antonio Mosca and Rita Peiretti.
I Workshop Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 11am. Free at door. A workshop in which a newly written piece by Elaine Agnew. one ofthe RSAMD's composition students. is rehearsed prior to performance at today‘s lunchtime concert.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Admission free by ticket. 1pm. The SCO Chamber Ensemble with Mozart‘s delightful ()boe Quartet and a brand new work by Elaine Agnew. along with Distance and Enchantment by Judith Weir.
I Milngavie Music Club Milngavie Town Hall. Further info: 956 1572. 7. 15pm. AGM and concert.
I The Barber Ot Seville Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tues 30 April. 4.9. 17 and 22 May. £3—£30. New staging of popular Rossini opera by director Nicholas Broadhurst. who makes his Scottish Opera debut. Simon Kcenlyside sings the title role and Scottish Opera‘s Head of Music. Robert Dean. conducts.
I BBC 880 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3—£13.50. More Prokofiev as the actual month ofhis centenary year is well underway. Boris Berman is soloist in the Piano Concerto No 4for left hand which comes between the Classical Symphony and the SymphonyNo 15 by Shostakovich.
I 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 27. Edinburgh. £2.50—£10(£1). Peter Sehreier. somewhat unusually. is both tenor and conductor. Marking the Mozart bicentenary. it‘s an all Mozart programme. including Per Pieta and Misero. () Sogno.
I ECAT Contemporary Music Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Monday 29. Edinburgh. £5 (£2/free). First visit to Glasgow for Edinburgh-based promotors who bring the Wind Orchestra ofthe Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester to Glasgow and Edinburgh for the first performance ofGeoffrey King‘s Piano Concerto plus works by Diderik Wagenaar. Tristan Keuris and James MacMiIIan. See Music preview.
I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Alberto Massimo plays a varied selection by Mendelssohn. Bridge. Barbieri and Bossi. I HSNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 27. Glasgow. £3—£15 (£3). Bryden Thomson conducts the last concert ofthe season— Mozart‘s Jupiter and Mahler's Symphony N01.
SATURDAY 27 Glasgow
I Falsiaii Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 2. 22 May at 7. 15pm. £3—£30. See Sat 20.
I RSNO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50-£15 (£3). See Fri 26. Edinburgh.
I Benefit Concert Wellington Church. University Avenue (entrance Southpark Avenue). Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). A programme of music by Mozart. Rossini. Gershwin and Bernstein performed by Bambi Tavares-Chen.Judy Slater. Gavin Cuthbertson and Richard Collier. a quartet ofsingers. in aid of Friends ofthe Phoenix Cancer Foundanon.
I The Music Makers Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Bearsden. 943 ()312. 7.30pm. Presentation by Bearsden and Milngavie Arts Guild.
I Bearsden Burgh Choir St Andrews College. Bearsden. Further info: 339 4567. 7.30pm. Spring concert including the Mozart Requiem and Clarinet
I Prokofiev Centenary Festival Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £7 (£4). The Rostov Philharmonic String Quartet play quartets by Prokofiev. Myaskovsky and Shostakovich (numbers 2. l3 and 8 respectively) in what promises to be one of the highlights of this imaginative festival.
I SCO Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. use—£10.50 (£2.50). See Fri 26. Glasgow.
I Arie and Cantate St Cecilia‘s 1 tall. Cowgate. Further info: 668 2232 (The Italian Institute). 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Last concert in short series of Italian baroque music at St Cecilia‘s features mezzo-soprano Renata Colombatto. Antonio Mosca. cellist. and Rita Peiretti on harpsichord.
I Bach at the Burrell Burreli Collection. Pollok Park. Tickets: at door. £4 (£3). The Telemann Ensemble with Bach for a Sunday afternoon.
I Pops at the Philharmonic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £4—£l4. Musicfrom the Movies. an evening conducted by Iain Sutherland. which takes the audience through the music ofJohn Williams(1;”l') and Mancini to the great scores of
100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 11am. Free at door. The Jean Highgate Scholarship Competition for singers.
I The Gondoliers King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extradates: Tues 30 at 7.30pm; Wed 1 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £6—£14.50. The D‘Oyly Carte Opera Company in the first of theirtwo new productions for this year's Spring tour. John Pryce-Jones is Musical Director.
I ECAT Contemporary Music Queen‘s 1 tall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £5 (£2/free). See Friday 26. Glasgow.
TUESDAY 30 ' Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. llant. Free at door. Voice students ofthe RSAMD compete for the coveted Governors‘ Recital Prize.
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £1.25. Wind music by Mozart from the Wind ()ctet of the RSAMD directed by Edgar Williams. including an arrangement of the overture to La
C lemenza di Tito.
I The Barber oi Seville Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 4. 9. 17 and 25 May. See Fri 26.
I Toronto Symphony Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3—£25. Under Giinter Herbig the orchestra plays Brahms‘s Symphony No I and the Viola Concerto by Bartok with Yuri Bashmet as soloist.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. The [Edinburgh Quartet play the string quartets No 7 by R ubbra and Shostakovich.
I The Gondoliers King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra date: Wed 1 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £6—£l4.50. See Mon 29.
WEDNESDAY 1 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Governors‘ Recital Prize Competition for chamber music ensembles.
I The Gondoliers King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 I201 . 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £(}-£I~l.5li. See Mon 29.
THURSDAY 2 Glasgow
I Merchants' Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). The World ofBrass from the
CWS Brass Ensemble.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Recital of compositions by students at Glasgow University.
I Falstaii Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 3329000. 7.30pm. Extra date: 22 May. £3—£30. See Sat 20.
I lolanthe King's'I‘heatre. Leven Street. 2291201.7.30pm.£6—£l4.50. More G & S front the D‘Oyly Carte ()pera Company on their annual week to Edinburgh.
I SCO Queen‘s l iall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£10 (£2.50. Peter Shreier is back again with the SCO this week. but leaves the singing to baritone ()Iaf Batter. whose two Bach items come between Mozart’s Serenata Notturna and Symphony No 35 — The Haffner. Last concert this season.
Prokofiev. whose centenary falls this month. I I Prokoiiev Centenary Festival Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £7 (£4). Scottish-born pianist Murray McLachlan in Prokofiev piano sonatas Nos 2. 5. 3. 4 and 6.
I Edinburgh Renaissance Band St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: at door. 3pm. £3.50 (£2.50/50p). Spring Fling to the authentic sounds ofearly music played on over 60 instruments and providing unstuffy light-hearted entertainment. Children welcome.
I Friends of Scottish Opera Queen’s 1 tall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £2 (incl coffee). An open interview with one ofthe cast of Verdi's Falstaff.
I Prokoiiev Centenary Festival Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50/£8.50 (£2.75/£4.25). Alla Vasilyeva. one of the Soviet Union's most eminent cellists makes her British debut in works by Prokofiev. Khrcnnikov and Thomas Wilson. Accompanied by Alexei Smitov.
MONDAY 29 Glasgow
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