Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
FRIDAY 23 ‘ Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. £2 (£1). Pianist Peter Sievewright plays Bach, Rory Boyle and Scriabin.
I Scottish Ensemble Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sun 25. Edinburgh. £8.50 (£4.50). Yes, it's time for Vivaldi‘s Four Seasons again, but with Schoenberg‘s Verklarte Nacht in the second half.
I Charity Concert Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue, 943 0312. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 24. Kirsteen Grant and Friends with Ballads, Songs and Snatches.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Organ recital by Carleton Etherington, winner of this year’s Paisley international Organ Festival.
I 880 Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 24, Glasgow. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). Mark Emler conducts Rossini‘s Siege of Corinth Overture, Tchaikovsky‘s Swan Lake and Mozart‘s A major Piano Concerto with Jean-Philippe Collard as soloist.
SATURDAY 24 Glasgow
I The Organist Entenalns Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. Free. David Lowe with a selection of lightish repertoire.
I Julius Caesar Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tues 27, Thurs 29 (Glasgow); Thurs 26 Nov (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. Scottish Opera in new production of Handel‘s great baroque opera, telling of the struggle for power between Cleopatra and Caesar.
I BBC $80 Concert Hall, BBC Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 107, BBC (send sac). 7.30pm. Free. The orchestra’s Premier Series continues with the ﬁrst performance of the Violin Concerto by Naresh Sohal, with Xue Wei as soloist, falling between Holst’s Egdon Heath and Beethoven‘s Symphony No 7. Please note this concert is no longer taking place in Edinburgh, as previously advertised.
I “80 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candieriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£l8.50 (standby £3.50). See Fri 23, Edinburgh.
I Charity Concert Kilmardinny House, 50 Kiimardinny Avenue, 943 0312. 7.30pm. See Fri 23.
I Kelvln Ensemble Concert Hall, Glasgow University. Admission: at door. Enquiries: 946 3743. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2). Another Beethoven Symphony No 7this evening, this time programmed with Rossini‘s overture to The Barber of Seville and Piano Concerto No 1 by Shostakovich. See also Thurs 29.
I 18th Century Old Town Recital St Cecilia‘s Hall, Cowgate. Tickets: 225 8818 (Edinburgh Old Town Charitable Trust). £10 (inc buffet supper). An 18th century evening of music by Handel, Scarlatti and Haydn’s arrangements of Burns‘s songs, with harpsichord, violin and voice.
SUNDAY 25 Glasgow
I Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. Free. Peter Christie of St J ames’s Church in Paisley.
I Scottish Opera Gala Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£40. To celebrate its 30th anniversary the company has assembled a host of stars including Sir Alexander Gibson, Kathryn Harries. Sergei Leiferkus, Jane Eaglen and Seppo Ruohonen for an evening of operatic delights.
I Hebrides Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Extra date: Mon 26, Edinburgh. £7 (£3). Ensemble of violin, cello. clarinet and piano with Leighton, Harper, Bartok and Ravel.
I Scottish Ensemble Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 2.30pm. £8.50 (£7). See Fri 23, Glasgow.
MONDAY 26 Edinburgh
I Hebrides Ensemble Queen‘s Hail, Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£3). See Sun 25. Glasgow.
TUESDAY 27 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall, 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. Onyx, a trio ofclan'nct, cello and piano play Rachmaninov, Poulenc and Beethoven.
I Julius Caesar Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 29 (Glasgow); Thurs 26 Nov (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. See Sat 24.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square. 1. 10pm. Free at door. The Edinburgh Quartet play Haydn and Kodaiy.
WEDNESDAY 28 Glasgow
I ll Trovatore Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tue 24. Sat 28 November (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. Verdi‘s grand and complicated opera with Richard Armstrong conducting. Lisa Gasteen, CardiffSinger of the World, is Leonora and Ludmilla Nam from the Bolshoi is a superb Azuccna.
THURSDAY 29 Glasgow
I Westbourne Music Merchants' Hall, 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Mezzo-soprano Kathleen McKellar-Ferguson with Peter Bailey in music by Schubert, Mozart, Brahms and Dankworth.
I Kelvin Ensemble Concert Hall, Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Slightly
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I Julius Caesar Theatre Royal, Hope Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra date: Thurs 26 Nov (Edinburgh). £3.50—£38.50. See Sat 24.
I Chamber Music at Oueen Street BBC, 5 Queen Street. Tickets: Reception. 1pm. Free. The Schubert Ensemble of London play Bottcsini, Schumann and Sally Beamish, to be recorded for future broadcast.
I 8C0 Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra date: Fri 30, Glasgow. £3.50—£15. Jaime Laredo plays Bach and Mendelssohn.
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