Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
FRIDAY 8 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. The Academy of Ancient Music with soprano Lynne Dawson and Paul Nicholson on harpsichord in a variety of Monteverdi and Purcell.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. Lynne Dawson shares the secrets of performing Baroque vocal music.
I Musica Antigua Cologne Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £9 (£5). Germany‘s foremost early music ensemble with Mozart Wunderkind. a programme devised from works written by Mozart between the ages of nine and thirteen.
I Viennese Evening Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £5 (£3). The Salon Trio present an evening of light classical music associated with Vienna by Lehar. Mozart. Strauss and Brahms. In aid ofThird World Aid Group Mozambique Appeal.
I John Noble Bursary Competition Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. Free. Scottish Opera‘s John Noble singing competition reaches its semi-finals. with one singer standing to win £1500 to go towards the costs of training. Judges include Sir Alexander Gibson and Willard White. currently appearing as Wotan in Scottish Opera‘s Die Walkure The ﬁnal is to be held here on Sun 10.
I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1 . 10pm. Free at door. Karsten Aero plays Vierne's ()rgan Symphony No 3 and Priere 0p 20 by Franck.
I RSO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 9, Glasgow. £4—£17.50 (standby £3.50). Cecile Ousset is soloist in Brahms‘ Piano Concerto No] which falls between Beethoven‘s Prometheus overture and Walton‘s Symphony No I. Owain Arwel Hughes conducts.
SATURDAY 9 1
I Die Walkiire Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 3pm. £3—£40. Last chance to see Richard Jones‘ new production of second opera in Wagner‘s Ring cycle. Stunning cast headed by Willard White as Wotan and Jane Eaglen as Brunnhilde.
I 880 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4—£17.50 (standby £3.50). See Fri 8. Edinburgh.
I Napier Polytechnic of Edinburgh Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3(£2). Symphonic Wind Band (conductor Christopher Bell) and Chamber Ensemble (directed by Margaret Murray Macleod). I 800 Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3—£12. New work How Slow the Wind from Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu along with Ravel’s Piano Concerto with Alexei Sultanov as soloist.
SUNDAY 10 Glasgow
I City Ol Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50—£15. Iain Sutherland conducts pieces which include Vienna City Of Dreams and II Mio Teroro.
I Mllngavie Choir St Luke‘s Church. Milngavie. Further info: 956 4635. 7.30pm. Dvorak‘s Mass in D.
I John Currie Singers & Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Great Songs ofLove by Britons. including Columba Mea by Kenneth Leighton and Cantata Misericordium by Britten.
I John Noble Bursary Competition Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. Free. The ﬁnal. Sec Fri 8.
I Friends 01 Scottish Opera Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £2. An interview with Greer Grimsley. preparing for Scottish Opera‘s December week in the capital.
I Organ Recital Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office). 4.30pm. £4 (£2). Douglas Hollick plays music for organ by Mozart in celebration ofthe bi-centenary of his death along with works by Balbastre. Lasceux. Sejan and Haydn.
MONDAY 11 Edinburgh
I ECAT Contemporary Music Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6.50 (£2). Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. an ensemble of players from the CBSO. on their first visit to Scotland. Stefan Asbury conducts and Ulrich Heinen is solo cellist.
TUESDAY 12 Glasgow
I Leningrad Exchange Concert Guinness Room, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Extra dates: Wed 13 andThurs 14. Admission free by ticket. Aconcert given by staff and students ofthe Leningrad State Conservatoire.
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons' Hall.
2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £1.50. The Nielsen Wind Consort in works by Mozart. Pierne and Villa Lobos and arrangements of popular pieces by Pachelbel. Mendelssohn and Gershwin.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Chopin Returns to Edinburgh, a piano recital with readings from Chopin‘s letters performed by Robin and Kim Colvill.
I Nelson llall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Library. off Leith Walk. Free at door. 7.45pm. Kirsteen Spratt and Elizabeth Mucha play music for ﬂute and piano by Martinu and Mozart among others.
WEDNESDAY 13 Glasgow
I Leningrad Exchange Concert Guinness
West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). The CWS Brass Ensemble.
I Leningrad Exchange Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. See Tue 12.
I Call That Singing! Springburn Centre. Red Road. Ticket info: 558 0329. 7pm. Glasgow‘s singing audience goes local in downtown Springburn.
I RSAMD Wind Band Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Music with wonderful titles such as David Bedford‘s Sun Paints Rainbows on the Vast Waves and John Adams's A Short Ride on a FostMachine. David Davies conducts.
I 880 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 15. Edinburgh and Sat 16. Glasgow. £4—£l7.50 (standby £3.50). Sian Edwards conducts Beethoven's Symphony No I . the piano conee rto K2 7] by Mozart (with Stephen Hough as soloist) and Shostakovich Symphony No (s.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Extra date: Fri 15. Glasgow. Free at door. Welcome return visit to Edinburgh by the Vanbrugh String Quartet who play Mozart K499 and the Quartet No 14 by Robert Simpson.
I 800 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155.7.30pm.£3—£12.See Wed 13. Glasgow.
FRIDAY 15 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson I Iall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. See Thurs 14. Edinburgh — Vanbrugh String Quartet. I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. Chamber music masterclass directed by the Vanbrugh Quartet.
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