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THURSDAY 6 Glasgow

I Merchants’ Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). Sonatas for cello and piano by Shostakovich and Beethoven performed by Pauline Dowse and Jane Williamson. I Thursday Evening Prom Art Gallery and Museum. Keivingrove. Free at door. 7pm. . Brass quintet from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

I Flute Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Admission free by ticket. Chamber music and solo items performed by students of flute at the RSAMD.

I BBC 380 Studio 1 . BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. Please note there are no tickets left forthis concert of Panufnik and Britten.


I The Scottish Proms Usher Ilaii. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. Extradate: Saturday 15. Glasgow. £2—£15 (£3 any seated area )'. series discounts available. Something different tonight - Charlie Chaplin Movies. The Royal Scottish Orchestra plays Chaplin's own score for the silent film City Lights. Carl Davisis conductor.

FRIDAY 7 Glasgow

I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Glasgow Society of Musicians Prize Competition for woodwind and piano.

I Scottish Ensemble Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Thursday 13. Edinburgh. £7 (£4). As part of its National Trust for Scotland DiamondJubilee

presents a popular-based programme of Vivaldi. Mozart. Bach and Tchaikovsky.


I The Scottish Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Friday 21. Glasgow. £2—£15 (£3 any seated area): series discounts available. Music Director Bryden Thomson conducts the R50 in a tribute to Bernstein and Copland. with popular works by both composers. including West Side Story and El Salon Mexico.

SATURDAY 8 : Edinburgh

I The Scottish Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 29. Glasgow. £2—£15 (£3 any seated area); series discounts available.

Last Night of the Proms already. Lots of short. fairly snappy orchestral items plus Music Box, operatic spoofs and musical jokes. and. ofcourse. the inevitable Pomp and Circumstance. Fantasia on British Sea Songs and the traditional finale ofScottish reels. Sir Alexander Gibson is guest ; conductor. 1 I Edinburgh University Summer Concert St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen's Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). In a rare chance to hear some ofthe treasures of Edinburgh University‘s Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments. John Kitchen plays French harpsichord music by Louis. Francois and Armand Louis Couperin.

SUNDAY 9 2 Glasgow

I Sunday Afternoon Prom Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Free at door. 1 2pm-2.30pm. RSAMD Brass Quintet. l I New Glasgow Singers Glasgow Royal

Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332

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Couperin. Each movement is linked to a

3123. 7.30pm. £2—£10. A promenade concert in the Choral Classics Series featuring Walton‘s Belshazzar’s Feastand

tenor Jamie MacDougall is soloist in the Berlioz and baritone Jason Howard takes the Walton. Graham Taylor conducts and the orchestra is the City ofGlasgow Symphony.

I London Festival Orchestra Cathedral Classics St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets: 228 1155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £5.50/£7.50. Winning formula of summer cathedral touring returns to Edinburgh to team up with the St Mary‘s Cathedral Choir for Mozart‘s Missa Brevis. Other easy on the earworks are by Handel. Arnold. Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Glasgow Cathedral tomorrow.

I Edinburgh University Summer Concert St Cecilia‘s I lail. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). Colin Kingsley. fortepiano. in a

Variations. with works by Liszt. Mozart. Schubert and Czerny.

MONDAY 10 Glasgow

I London Festival Orchestra Cathedral Classics Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). £6/£9. Purcell‘s Te Deum with the choir of Glasgow Cathedral sandwiched between Handel and Stravinsky to start and Stamitz and Schubert in the second half.

TUESDAY 11 Glasgow

I Open Opera Week Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. Further info: 248 4567 (Scottish Opera). £5/£10(£3.50/£7.50). Taking advantage of a gap in touring plans. Scottish Opera presents a repertory week with cheap tickets. Operas featured include Falstaff. Barber of Seville and Regina.


I Kist oi Musick Canongate Church. Royal Mile. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. Premieres of Fétes Galantes for two violins. cello and harpsichord by John McLeod. a seven-movement dance suite written as a homage to the French composer

painting by Couperin‘s contemporary


WEDNESDAY 12 ! Edinburgh 1

I Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets: at door. 12.30—1pm. Short organ recitalby Rachel Smith. Anderson Prize Winner, Edinburgh University.

THURSDAY 13 ? Glasgow

I Merchants' Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). The World ofBrass with the CWS Brass Ensemble.

I Promenade Music Museum ofTransport. Kelvin Hall. 1 Bunhouse Road. 357 3929. 7pm. Free at door. An evening of' music-making by Strathclyde school pupils ' to mark the 50th anniversary ofthe Museum Education Service.


I Scottish Ensemble Greyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen's Hall Box Office). 8pm. £5 (£4/£2). See Friday 7. Glasgow.

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