SUNDAY 7 . . Edinburgh
I School Concert Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7pm. Pupils from Edinburgh‘s Merchison Castle School in perfomiance.
I Scottish Opera Pops Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5. An evening of highlights from La Boheme. The Marriage of Figaro. The P 'arl Fishers and Dan Carlus sung by four of Scottish Opera‘s young singers.
I Choral Concert Chapel. Glasgow University. 7.30pm. Tickets: at door. The Lithuanian Academy of Music Chamber Choir performs works by Palestrina. Victoria. Debussy. Messiaen and Lithuanian composers.
I Mantra Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £5 (£1). The young German piano dtto. Rainer Burck and Robert Ruhle perform Stockhausen's Mantra for two pianos and live electronics. In a work which is theatrical. witty and profound. the mystic power of Eastern music combines with an original and contemporary sound world.
I Tapestry Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5. Schubert's Shepherd an the Rock may rarely escape a programme of music for soprano. clarinet and piano. but even though 'l‘apcstry‘s evening is a Hmnage in .S‘t'huhert. the Shepherd is nowhere to be found. Instead. they present a selection of works written specially for them. including first
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‘ Tickets: at door. £4 (£2).
Wilson as soloist. Vanessa Field and
; Pollokshields Parish Church. Tickets: at ‘ door. 8pm. £4(£2.50). See Fri 5.
RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). The organist plays his own ()rganam. Presented in association
Modern Art. Belford Road. Tickets: at
conducts a semi-staged performance of his I‘T‘llllkl‘llh‘lﬂf’l.'.' and I’lmttilil Pictures.
by Schwertsik and Three 'li'attsylt'amtian
performances of Haﬂidi Hallgrimsson‘s Syrpa and Barnaby Brown's Daybreak.
I Lunchtime Recital Hutchesons' Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm (snack lunch from 12.45pm). £1.50. Students of the Junior Dept of the RSAMI).
I St Petersburg Exchange Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Admission free by ticket. 7.30pm. A programme given by
visit to the St Petersburg Conservatoire. I Shameless ()ld Athenaeum Theatre.
Sec Theatre preview.
I Glasgow University Choral Society Butc Hall. Glasgow L'niversity. 7.30pm. Brahms' German Requiem and Molart's l’iam) C(Hlt‘l‘l’ll) in [film with Rachel Beckles
Stephen Arnold share the conducting.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir
I Shameless ()1d Athenaeum Theatre. Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Theatre preview.
I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50. Tapestry. a trio of soprano. clarinet and piano play music by Mahler. Schubert. Cantcloube and Jerome Kern. lixtendcd interval with tea and scones.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers Mchwan Hall. Bristo Square. 7.45pm. Admission: at door. £5 (£3). Monteverdi's glorious Vespers of 1610 with authentic instruments. soloists and choir under the direction of Noel ()'Regan.
I Friedman and Friends Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5/£7 (£3). Third recital in series of four includes works by Dvorak. Ravel. Schubert and Walton played by Leonard Friedman. violin. and Peter livans. piano.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. The Kelvin linsemble. last concert in series until 22 April.
I Peter Michael Hamel Stevenson Ilall.
with the Goethe lnstitut Glasgow.
I lunchtime Recital National Gallery of
door. 1.15pm. £3 (cone). lidinburgh Competition Festival Association present soprano Fiona Cantlay with pianist Audrey Innes.
I SCO Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50-—£15. Gothic horror hits the Queen‘s Hall as H K Gruber
as well as Drat'ulas Haas and Ila/immi/t
Dances by Bartok. Obviously not for those of a nervous disposition.
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Activities and Fun
I LITTLE MARCUS 'l‘empleton Street. 554 7184. ;\Ion~Sal 10am 7pm. £3 for 90 minutes. A children's indoor rampage area which features bouncy castles. ball pits. a soft toy area and slides. Children must be under 4ft 7m and under 3s must be supervised.
I ST ENOCR CENTRE ICE RINK 55 St linoeh Square. 221 5835. Mon-Fri l2.30-4.30pm; Sat 10am—-l2.30pni.
1 4.30pm and 5~6.45pm; Sttn 1 -4.30pm. Admission £2.50 (including skate hire) except Sun. £2.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM University of Glasgow. 330 4221. Mon Sat 9.30--5pm. Free. Earth . . . Lite Fossils. amoebas. dinosaurs. A brand new show explaining the history of the planet and its inhabitants. I MARYNILL BURCH HALL Garbraid Avenue. Youth Performance Group Sundays. Noon 3pm. 50p. Games. warm-up exercises and the chance to make tip and learn new dance pieces. No experience required (8 14 years). I MUSEUM OF EDUCATION Scotland Street Museum. 429 1202. Mon- Sat l()am-~5pm: Sun 2—5pm. The Best Years Until Sun 28 Feb. Photographs of children in Scotland. lithopia. Nepal. Romania. the West Bank and the Gaza strip by photojournalist Gerry McCann. I S.E.C.C. Finnieston Quay. 204 2161. Model Rail 93 Fri 26--Sun 28 Feb. Fri 1 lain-8pm; Sat and Sun 10am—5pm. Kids £2: adults £3; family £9. A huge display of rolling stock that whiz through a range of miniature landscapes.
I CUMBERNAULU THEATRE Kildrum. 0236 732887.
MT Magic Sat 27 Feb. 1.15pm. Kids £1.25: adults £1.75. Bafﬂing fun in the studio theatre.
Alakazam Sat 6 Mar. l.l5pm. Kids £1.25; adults £1.75. Music. laughter and audience participation in this action- packcd show.
I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8 v 10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185.
The Tale of the lifted Lorax Sat 27 Feb. Kids £1.50; adults £2.50: family (one adult and 2 children) £5. The Perfect Chaos Puppet Company in a Dr Seuss story. Spectacularly staged using rod and glove puppets. the show follows the plight of the Lorax when the truffulla trees are felled. Fun with an environmental message.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010.
The Tale of the Captain’s T-shirt Sat 27 Feb. 1pm. Kids £1.50; adults £2.50. Family (two adults and two children) £7. The Glee Club from Manchester in a fishy tale of skullduggery and intrigue.
Michael Breck’s Magic Show Sat 6 Mar. 1pm. Kids £1.25: adults £1.75. Mike is back with his bag of tricks.
*Activities and Fun
. I CURCIE CITY FARM 51 Gorgie Road. : 337 4202. 9.30am-4pm. Free. Lambs. a cow. a pony. goats and loads of small furry creatures at the farm in the heart of
1 the city.
1 I MURRAYFIELD ICE nniit Riversdale
1cm. 337 (.933. Mon-~Fri 2.3(I-4.3()pm:
I Mon. Wed. Fri 5 --7pm: Sat 10am—noon.
! 2.3()«4.30pm. 7.30-10.30pm; Sun
5 l0~1 1.30am. 2.3()-~4.3()pm. Admission | (including skate hire) £1.80—~£3.
i I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnvcrleith
2 Road. 552 7171 ext 454. Daily
i The Garden in the Desert Permanent
' exhibition looking at the plants which thrive in the desert. Spices. herbs and icactuses grow beneath a life size replica of a camel made of birch twigs and hesshut
I STEPPINO STONES 112 West Bow, 226
4413 ext 16.
Drama Workshop Saturdays. Noon~1pm. £2 (concessions available). A new class
held in the ()1d Traverse. Sessions include
theatre games plus every aspect of theatre
production including costume. make-up
iand lighting (8--12 years).
I I WATERSTONES 13 Princes Street. 556 3034.
Green Willow Secret Thurs 25 Feb. 1.45pm. Iiileen Dunlop signs copies of her
i new book.
Exhibitions i /"’"\ i 6?%' t /' ;
I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424.
The Great Rubbish Show Until Sat 13 Mar. False teeth made from a melted down Second World War mess tin. a briefcase made of recycled material or a musical instrument made of scrap metal anyone? Find out how garbage has. and can be used in a show which looks at the problems. solutions. history and creative re-use of what we throw away.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Fun with Philater Until Sun 21 Mar. A stamp-collecting extravaganza which features toys and games on stamps. The show also includes items that children have used in times past for collecting stamps.
I CIGCAR LITTLE THEATRE Broughton Road. Biggar. Lanarkshire. 0899 20631. Pips and Panda in Circus Land and llessle meets Morag Kids £3; adults £4. Various times and dates. Call venue for details. Purves Puppets on home turf with
two altemating shows.