THE SCD's 1991/92 SEASON
Starting this October, the SCO brings the very best in the world of music to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
IVIozartwith Sir Charles Mackerras, an
evening with John Dankworth, Beethoven's
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Violin Concerto with Frank-Peter Zimmerman, Alfred Brendel playing Mozart, a Christmas special with Carl Davis—just some of the highlights in the SCD's new season.
A season rich in guest artists and soloists—Peter Donohoe with Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, Barry Tuckwell with Strauss' Horn Concerto and Alexei Sultanov with Ravel's Piano Concerto. The new SCD Chorus, and a distinguished line-up of singers present some of the great
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Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£17.50 (Promenade £21. More popular classics including Finlandia. the Ravel Payane. Grieg‘s Piano Concerto and film scores such as E T. Close Encounters and Superman.
I St Giles' at Six St Giles' Cathedral. High
Recorder Ensemble in informal recital.
MONDAY 2 Glasgow
I Mozart Festival Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£l7.50. An all Mozart programme with players and soloists in period costume. Symphony No 40. [fine kleine .V’achrmusik and operatic arias sung by Marilyn Hill Smith. Ian Watson conducts. as well as being soloist in the Piano Concerto No 21 .
I Royal Scottish Orchestra Carnegie Hall. East Port. 0383 720108. The RSO's centenary tour. and the first ever tourof Scotland undertaken by the whole orchestra. with the support of British Telecom. Tonight. the programme consists of Mendelssohn‘s ()verrure Hebrides and Violin Concerto and Beethoven's .S'ymphony No 7. conducted by Christopher Seaman with Edwin Paling as the soloist.
TUESDAY 3 Glasgow
I La Clemenza di Tito Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 7 (mat). Sat 14. Thurs 19.Tues 24 Sept. Thurs 7 Nov (all Glasgow). .\'o further Edinburgh performances. Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival. Scottish Opera returns home for its new production of Mozart‘s late opera set during the reign of the Roman Emperor Titus. Nicholas McGegan makes his British opera conducting debut and Stephen Wadsworth is director. Glenn Winslade is in the title role.
I Mozart Festival Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£l7.50. Tonight there's another selection ofwell loved Mozart including the Horn Concerto .N'o 4. soloist Stephen Stirling. and Symphony N039. Marilyn Hill Smith is back as guest soprano.
WEDNESDAY 4 Glasgow
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£17.50. Glasgow International Gala Season continues with the SCO and Evelyn Glennie as soloist in Richard Rodney Bennett's Percussion Concerto. Prokofiev's Classical Symphony for starters and Haydn’s Symphony N o l 04 to close.
THURSDAY 5 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). They're Playing ()urSong. an hour of popular classics and piano solos performed by Sasha Abrams. soprano. and Peter Alexander. piano.
I The Halle Orchestra GlaSgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£15 (Promenade £2). Berlioz's Symphonic Fanrasrique is the main work in Jean-Bernard Pommier‘s programme. in which Cecille ()usset is soloist in Rachmaninov‘s Piano Concerto No.2.
popular G minor Violin Concerto (soloist i Maytuni Fujikawa) plus excerpts from equally popular works by Massenet.
. Katchaturian. Saint-Saens and Street. 6pm. Free at door. Borders Region
‘ SATURDAY 7
7 Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra : dates: Sat 14.Thurs 1‘).Tues 24 Sept.
: Edinburgh performances. SeeTues3.
: I Premiere Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £5
3 (£3.50 £2); series discount available. First 5 ofthree concerts l‘ocusingon
Judith 's‘ [)ouh! and Resolve by Ian
McQueen. Works by Sibelius and
; Vaughan Williams‘ Symphony No 5 I complete the programme.
’ with the BBC SS() under their Principal
; SUNDAY 8
I City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£l7.50 (Promenade £2). Bruch's
I La Clemenza di Tito Theatre Royal.
Thurs 7 Nov all Glasgow). No further
contemporary music includes the Scottish . premieres of Ligeti's Piano Concerto and l
I Lamp OI Lolhian St Mary 's Parish Church. lladdington. Tickets: (r68 2019 (Queen's Hall). 8pm. £5.50(£~l £2). The Collegiate Singers with Martin Baker. organ. in Handel. Bach. 'I'ippett and Howells.
I St Giles' at Six St Giles Cathedral. l ligh Street. (rpm. Free at door. Trio of mezzo. cello and piano in weekly free recital series.
TUESDAY 10 Glasgow
I 83C 330 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall . 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm.
£54.15 (Promenade £2). Peter Donohoe is soloist in Brahms' Piano Concerto .‘V'o2
Conductor. Jerzy Maksyrniuk. Symphony No 5 by Tchaikovsky in the second half.
WEDNESDAY 11 .
I Scottish Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2
Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. 125—11750 ( Promenade £2). Music by George Gerswhin including Rhapsody in Blue and (iirl ( 'ra:y. John Mauceri is conductor. Wayne Marshall is pianist. r
THURSDAY12 j Glasgow ‘
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). l2.-15pm—l.45pm. £2.50(£2). lidwin (violin) and Elizabeth (piano) Paling play violin sonatas by Brahms and Franck.
I Czech Philharmonic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £5—£20 (Promenade £2). First ofseries of three eoneertson successive nights. Jiri Belohlavek conducts an all Dvorak programme consisting of the Cello Concerto with Steven lsserlis. the overture ()rhello and .Symphony No 6.
I Royal Scottish Orchestra Magnum Centre. Harbour Street. 0294 78381. The centenary tour continues. this time with Christopher Seaman conducting Brahms' Academic Festival ()t'errure. Schubert's Unfinished .S'ymphony. Sibelius' Finlandia and Tchaikovsky‘s .S'ymphony No 4.
46 The List 30 August — 12 September 1991