Extra date: Sat 10, Edinburgh. £4/£7 (£4). A French Collection of misty scenes from Paris to Provence from Debussy. Poulenc. Ravel and Bozza.
I Milngavie Young Singers St Luke‘s Church. Milngavie. Further info: 956 2080. 7.30pm. Autumn Sounds in aid of Christian Aid.
I 880 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 10. Glasgow. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). New season opens with Walter Weller conducting a truly classical programme of Mozart. Beethoven and Schubert.
SATURDAY 10 Glasgow
I II Trovatore Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 22 and Wed 28 October (Glasgow): 24 and 28 November (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. New production from Scottish Opera of Verdi‘s glorious score. infamous for its complexity of plot. but with wonderful music to compensate. Richard Armstrong in the pit is good news and there issome very fine singing on stage.
I RSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£18.50(standby £3.50). See Fri9. Edinburgh.
I SCO Brass Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4/£7 (£4). See Fri9. Glasgow.
I Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £7.50 (£5/£4/£2). First guests in the GCS‘s new season are the Salomon String Quartet who play Haydn (The Frog). Mozart (K428) and Beethoven (Op 95) on instruments ofthe period.
SUNDAY 11 Glasgow
I Organ Recital Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 2.30-3.30pm and 3.30—4pm. Free at door. Today‘s reeitalist is Dr Dennis Townhill.
I Paragon Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. Extra date: Mon 12. Edinburgh. £6.50 (£3). French music from the 205 and 30s is interspersed with two preludes by Scottish composer Edward McGuire — No 9for three clarinet: and No 7 forsolo piano. Milhaud‘s La Creation de Monde is centrepiece and Alan Watt is baritone soloist in Poulenc‘s Le Ba! Masqueto finish.
I Friends oi Scottish Opera Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £2 at door. Sir Roger Falk talks about fundraising for English National Opera.
MONDAY 12 Edinburgh
I Paragon Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street.668 2019. 7.45pm. £6.50 (£3). See Sun 11. Glasgow.
TUESDAY 13 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons' Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. Vincea McClelland. guitar. plays Berkeley and music from France. Canada and Spain.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. The Leda Piano Trio play Beethoven and Harper.
I ECAT Contemporary Music Queen's Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6.50 (£2free). The Chamber Group of Scotland. in only its second concert. gives a 70th birthday celebration for lannis Xenakis. Programme features his Phlegra and the British premiere of Epicycles. as well as the world premiere of Ichthys for ensemble and computer by Peter Nelson.
I Workshop/Recital Jordanhill College. Further info and booking: 5524400 (University of Strathclyde Music Society). 12.30pm. Vincea McClelland. guitar player.
I Opera in Concert Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £10—£l6.50. Wilhelmenia Fernandez. star of the film Diva which shot the hitherto unheard ofltalian composer Catalini to fame with the use of music from his opera La Wally. Usual Puccini. Verdi numbers too. With the City of Glasgow Philharmonic.
I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 17. Edinburgh. £3—£11 (£1). First concert ofSCO‘s winter season is an all-Beethoven night with Pascal Roge as soloist in the Emperor Concerto. The SCO Chorus and an impressive line up of soloists join the orchestra for the Mass in C.
I St Giles’ New Organ St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office) or Cathedral Shop. 8pm. £5 (£3). Anne Marsden Thomas gives the last in St Giles‘ series of celebrity recitals on its recently installed Rieger organ.
THURSDAY 15 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £3 (£2.50). The Scottish Clarinet Trio of clarinet. cello and piano play Beethoven and Brahms.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Perehelion. an ensemble of
. clarinet. viola. cello and piano in a concert
of contemporary music.
I Musical Gala Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 2281155. 7.30pm. £3—£8. BandofHer Majesty‘s Royal Marines and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh perform in aid of King George‘s Fund for Sailors.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2 (£1). Cello and piano music by Spohr, Mendelssohn and Martinu from Noreen and Philip Silver.
I Amati String Ouartet Milngavie Town Hall. Further info: 956 1572 (Milngavie Music Club). 7.30pm. Quartets by Haydn. Bartok and Beethoven.
I Edwardian Evening Kilmardinny House, 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 8pm. Music and songs from William Jenkins and friends, presented by Bearsden and Milngavie Arts Guild.
I Edinburgh University Concert McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Organ recital by John Kitchen.
I 880 Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 17. Glasgow. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). All Lutoslawski programme culminating in the Symphony No 3. The composer
himself conducts and Paul Crossley is soloist in the Piano Concerto.
SATURDAY 17 Glasgow
I 5180 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£18.50(standby£3.50). See Fri 16, Edinburgh.
I SCO Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15 (£3). See Wed 14, Glasgow.
SUNDAY 18 Glasgow
I John Currie Singers and Orchestra Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £8 (£7/£4.50). A tribute to J .S. Bach with Deutscher Magnificat. Jauchzet Gott and Magnificat.
I Edinburgh Concert Opera Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3—£7.50 (£3—£5). Concert performance. in English. of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.
MONDAY 19 Edinburgh
I Lindsay String Ouartet Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019.7.45pm. £5-£11 (£3.50). Highly acclaimed ensemble in Purcell. Tippett (Quartet No 5) and Beethoven (0p 59 N02).
TUESDAY 20 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons’ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. Pianist Peter Seivewright in premiere of Sonata for Piano by Rory Boyle. preludes by Rachmaninov and Gershwin songs.
I Workshop Guinness Room, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. An informal peformance and composition workshop with students of the Academy and composer James MacMillan.
I Osaka Philharmonic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50—£15. As part ofthe International Orchestra Series the Osaka Phil plays the unashamedly popular with Bruch‘s Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov’s Symphony No 2 as their main items. For starters, there’s Threnody for Toki by Japanese composer Yoshimatsu.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square. 1. 10pm. Free at door. Irene Drummond. soprano,
sings songs by Poulenc. Messiaen and Edward McGuire. with pianist Peter Evans accompanying.
WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow
I Lecture Fyfe Lecture Theatre . RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Radiophony- experimental music for radio. presented by Professor Klaus Hashagen.
I Julius Caesar Theatre Royal. H0pe Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 24. 27 and 29 October (Glasgow); 26 November (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. Scottish Opera’s first ever production of Handel’s infrequently seen opera telling of the deadly love between Caesar and Cleopatra. Michael Chance takes the counter-tenor title role and producer is Willy Decker.
I SCO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). Extra date: Thurs 22, Edinburgh. £3—£15 (£1). An all-Strauss programme with soprano Amanda Roocroft in the Four LastSongs. Douglas Boyd as soloist in the Oboe Concerto and Metamorphosen for orchestra to ﬁnish. Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts.
THURSDAY 22 Glasgow
I Guitar Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free at door. Director is Stefano Grondona.
I II Trovatore Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Wed 28 October (Glasgow); 24 and 28 November (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. See Sat 10.
I 380 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 23, Edinburgh and Sat 24. Glasgow. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). Jean-Philippe Collard is soloist in Mozart‘s A major Piano Concerto K488. ﬂanked by Rossini and Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake ballet suite.
I Neue Pegnitzschaier Numberg Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Contemporary music ensemble from Germany with Stockhausen, Rolf Klein, Rainer Rubbert and the first performance of Tides of a current ﬂowing by Vivienne Olive.
I Charity Concert Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue, 943 0312. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 23. Sat 24. Kirsteen Grant and friends with Ballads, Songs and Snatches under the banner of Bearsden and Milngavie Arts Guild.
I SCO Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 1155.7.30pm.£3.50—£15.See Wed21. Glasgow.
THE GEORGIAN CONCERT SOCIETY
SALOMON STRING QUARTET (Leader SIMON STANDAGE)
Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven quartets Saturday 10th October at St Cecilia's Hall, Cowgate, Edinburgh at 7.45pm
Tickets £7.50; UB40's and students £4; OAPs £5; "Young Scots" £2; series subscription £35; from Usher Hall or at door. Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council Next concert: Chandos Baroque Players, 3lst October
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