FOLK & WORLD MUSIC
I naacy Nicholson Royal Oak. lnﬁrrnary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.
I Cordualners St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Free.
I Christies West Port. Grassmarket. 9.30pm. Session.
I Bridge RU Session Bridge Bar. George 1V Bridge. 9pm. Free. Fiddle music and songs. I Tron Ceilidh Rouse Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Fiddlers Arlns Grassmarket. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Traditional Scottish music on SQUCCLC boxes and fiddles.
I little Green Monkeys Bannennan‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Royal Oak. lnﬁnnary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.
I lobles Bar Constitution Street. Leith. 8.30pm. Free. Folk session.
I Mules Wine Bar West Nicolson Street. 9pm. Free. Vital Spark.
I extort! Bar Young Street. 9pm. Free. instrumental session.
I Baeburn Renters Holyrood Tavern. Holyrood Road. 9pm. Free.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I Patsy Mack Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. free.
I Tion Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Infomial live acoustic music most nights.
I Tron Ceilidh ilouse Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Scottish and 1rish.
I West End Oyster Bar West Maitland Street. 10pm. Free. Acoustic contemporary songs. I Kali Thompson Royal Oak. Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. lnforrnal sessions.
I Riptide Scotsman Bar. Cockbum Street. 9pm. Free.
Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2
(£1 ). The Academy Singers present A woman '3 place... a non-feminist view of women through songs by Mozart. Brahms and others. Sopranos Jeni Bern and Aileen Sim join with mezzo Colette Ruddy and pianist Judith Keaney.
I Helodles Francaises du temps de Boudin Burrell Collection. Pollok Country Park. Poliokshaws Road. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 6pm-10pm. £12.50 (£10.50). A unique evening of French music. food and painting with soprano Anne Vavrille of Lyon Opera and pianist Massimo Padenni. Songs from the Boudin period. to coincide with the current exhibition. include works by Fauré. Bizet. Dupré and Gounod. The evening unfolds ﬁrstly with the exhibition. then the food — an authentic
Normandy buffet — and ﬁnally the music.
I Scottish Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7/£8.50(£3-£6). Scottish premiere of Dave Heath's The Frontier is part of an all- English programme of Elgar‘s Serenade for Strings. Britten's Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and Purcell‘s Abdelazer Suite.
I Edinburgh University Concert McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Organist Colin Tipple in sonatas by Rheinberger and Guilmant and the Largo 0p 7] by Flor Peeters.
I RSKD Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 13. Glasgow. £4.25—£ 18.50 (standby £3.50). Stephen Kovacevich is soloist in Brahms's Piano Concerto No 2. which falls between Aurora by Hamilton and the Symphony No 4 by Schumann. Walter Weller is conductor.
I La Boheme Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra dates: Wednesday 17 and Friday 19. Edinburgh. £3.50—£38.50. Scottish Opera in revival of Elijah Moshinsky‘s superb production of Puccini masterpiece. Mimi. the tragic heroine. is sung by Katerina Kudriavchenko from the Bolshoi and Sally Harrison is Musetta. Rudolfo is Peter Bronder. making his debut with the company. and fellow bohemians are Stephen Bennett and George Mosley.
I RSKD Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). See Fri 12. Edinburgh.
I SCD Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15(£3). The Maxwell Davies Strathclyde Concerto No 7 for double bass takes pride of place beside Beethoven’s C oriolanus and Haydn's London Symphony. Duncan McTier is soloist and Sir Peter conducts.
I Castallan Band St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall. Clerk Street). 7.45pm. £5/£7.50 (£2/£4). New to the Georgian Concert Society's series of concerts. this ensemble. which takes its name from a group of poets and musicians at the court of James V1. includes several leading Scottish musicians in its number. Soprano Lorna Anderson. violinist Richard Gwilt and harpsichordist Lucy Carolan are well known. although their linking of Scottish and italian music of the mid-18th century may be refreshingly unfamiliar.
I City oi Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £7.50—£15. Music of Romance for St Valentine's Day.
I Scottish Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £7/£8.50 (£3—£6). See Friday 12. Glasgow.
I Music at St Mark’s St Mark‘s Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall Box Ofﬁce). 6pm. £5 (£3). Pianist Stuart Montgomery with some of Debussy‘s greatest hits.
I Britten Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5—£11 (£3.50). One of Britain's leading young string quartets. the Britten. play Ravel. Britten‘s Quartet No 2 and Dvorak‘s American under the auspices of the New Town Concerts Society.
TUESDAY 16 Edinburgh
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Scottish songs plus part-songs by Stanford and Vaughan Williams performed by Edinburgh University Singers under their director John Kitchen.
I King Arthur George Square Theatre. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall Box Oﬁice). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Wednesday 17. Thursday 18. Friday 19 and Saturday 20. £6 (£4). Edinburgh University Opera with Henry Purcell opera. text adapted from Sir Thomas Mallory.
I The Magic Flute King's Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Thursday 18 and Saturday 20. £10—£35 (restricted conc of £4/£6 off full price). New Scottish Opera version of the much-loved Mozart opera. Lovely production- - lightsome. humorous and gentle while not foregoing the work’s serious side. Fine cast with Richard Halton taking over from Simon Keenlyside as Papageno. Neill Archer as Tamino and Susanna Waters as Pamina.
I liaison llall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Public Library. off Leith Walk. 7.45pm. Free at door. The Napier University Chamber Ensemble directed by Margaret Murray McLeod.
I Choral Workshop University of Strathclyde. 552 4000 ext 3444. 2—5pm. Aimed at everyone who enjoys singing in choirs but wishes that they could work out the notes just a bit more quickly and accurately.
I Glasgow University Orchestra Bute Hall. Glasgow University. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Tickets: at door. Jolly start and finish with Elgar‘s Cockaigne and Beethoven‘s Symphony No 1. Also Sibelius‘s Symphony No 7 and the Pasacaglia by Webem. Vanessa Field conducts.
I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50. Music by Rachmaninov. Fauré. Schumann and Elgar from cellist Rupert Waddington and pianist Timothy Byram-Wigfeld. Lots to scoff in the half-hour interval.
I La com King's Theatre. Leven Street. 228 1201. 7.15pm. £10-£35 (restricted conc of £4/£6 off full price). Extra date: Friday 19. See Saturday 13. Glasgow.
I King Arthur George Square Theatre. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Ofﬁce). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thursday 18. Friday 19 and Saturday 20. £6 (£4). See Tuesday 16.
I Friedman and Friends Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5/£7 (£3). Violinist Leonard Friedman is joined by pianist/violinist Virginia Strawson for music by Beethoven. Brahms. Schubert and Kenneth Leighton.
I Merchants’ Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Pianist Kenneth Hamilton plays Liszt. Chopin and three movements from Petrouchka by Stravinsky.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free. Songs and keyboard music by Schubert performed by Christopher Hobkirk. tenor. and Christopher Field. fortepiano.
I R“ Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 19. Edinburgh and Saturday 20. Glasgow. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). The renowned Labeque sisters pay a visit to Scotland for Mozart's Concerto for Tim Pianos in a sparkling programme of Ravel's La Valse. Respighi's Fountains of Rome and the Romeo and Juliet Suite No 2 by Prokoﬁev. much loved by TV ad makers.
I King's Consort Workshop Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 12.30pm. Free. A public masterclass on authentic performance techniques for voice and trumpet with Gillian Fisher and Crispian Steele-Perkins. See below and Friday 19. Glasgow.
I The Magic Flute King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.15pm. Extra date: Saturday 20. See Tuesday 16.
I King Arthur George Square Theatre. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Ofﬁce). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Friday 19 and Saturday 20. £6 (£4). See Tuesday 16.
I King's Consort Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4—£9 (£3—£6). Period instrument ensemble with outstanding natural trumpet player Crispian Steele-Perkins in a programme of Handel. Corelli. Purcell. Vivaldi. Clarke and Bach. Highly recommended. See above and Friday 19. Glasgow.
FRIDAY 19 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2 (£1). The King’s Consort is back in town. this time with soprano Gillian Fisher. trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins. cellist Helen Cough and director Robert King. Music by Handel. Bach. Corelli and Music for His Majesty '5 Theatre by Jeremiah Clarke.
I ICC 880 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£15. British premiere of Henze‘s La Selva lncantata opens programme of Beethoven's Symphony No 4 and Haydn's Nelson Mass. Markus Stenz conducts and soloists are Lynne Dawson. Eirian James. Harry Nicoll and Henry Herford.
I Milngavie Music Club Milngavie Town Hall. Further info: 956 1572. 7.30pm. The
zeottish ﬂarIyMuSic Consort
THE ZELENKA LAMENTATIONS A complete performance of Bohemian composer Zelenlra's
beautiful lamentations for Holy Week written in 1722
Wednesday 24 February 1993 7.45pm The Queen's Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh
Thursday 25 February 1993 7.30pm
Cowdray Hall, Art Gallery, Aberdeen Friday 26 and Saturday 27 February 1993 89m Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow
Edinburgh 031-668 2019 Aberdeen 0224 641122 Glasgow 041.332 5057 SEMC. 22 Falkland Street, Glasgow 012 9B!
Tel: 0416349229 Fax: Oil-357 5510
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