CLASSICAL & OPERA MUSIC
Harwood. Howells and Hindemith‘s Sonata No 2.
I Music at St Mark’s St Mark's Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 6pm. £5 (£3). Music from London and Paris written between 1700 and 1790 by Handel. Abel. Elizabeth de la Guerre. Mozart‘s Baa Baa Black Sheep variations and Marin Marais‘ graphic description of a surgical operation. Jane Blackie plays harpsichord and John Fifcr plays bass viol.
I St Mark Passion Old St Paul‘s Church. Market Street. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A new performing version of Bach‘s Passion According to St Mark with recitatives and turbas by Reinhart Keiser. Philomusiea of Edinburgh are joined by Keele Bach Choir with John Cox as the Evangelist and John Sloboda as conductor.
I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Edward Harper conducts Mendelssohn‘s Symphony No I. Haydn‘s Symphony No 82 and the Rhapsme No 2 for violin and orchestra by Bartok.
I West of Scotland Independent Schools Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 I (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5—£ 10. Christopher Adey conducts a varied programme including Holst‘s St Paul 's Suite. Ravel‘s I’avane and Carmina Burana by ()rff. Also music by Robert Long. Morricone and C. T. Smith.
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15-2pm. £1.50. The Alberni String Quartet play the Quartet by Peter Maxwell Davies and Mozart‘s The limit.
I The Paris Collection New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Wed 17. Fri 19. Sat 20. £4 (£2). Students ofthe RSAMD‘s Opera Class present a Parisian evening with Ravel's [flinfant et les Sortileges as its centrepiece.
I Paragon Ensemble Strathclyde Arts Centre. Washington Street. Admission and refreshments free. 7pm. The Ctmsolations of Scholarship. a project involving school ‘children and elderly people and the Paragon Education Team. A blend of Chinese and Scottish sounds with the Chinese Yuan dramas used as the basis of the emerging work.
I Toasted Susie Is My Ice-Cream Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Library. off Leith Walk. Free at door. 7.45pm. A celebration of American song from mezzo-soprano Jennifer Logan with Alan Jacques. piano. .
I Joanna MacGregor Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £6/£7.50 (£4). One of Britain‘s most exciting and interesting young. talented pianists. Joanna MacGregor appears as part of Sound Check with a typically contemporary programme of MacMillan. Errol Garner. Rzewski and Messiaen.
I Workshop/Recital Jordanhill College. Further info: 552 4400 ext 3444 (A. Tavener. Strathclyde University). Learn more about string quartet playing from the Alberni String Quartet.
I The Paris Collection New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Fri 19. Sat 20. £4 (£2). See Tue 16.
'I Glasgow Symphony Orchestra Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 7.30pm. £2.50. Well-loved classics in the form of Glinka‘s overture Russ/an and Ludmilla. Vaughan Williams' English Folksongs. Valse Triste by Sibelius and Brahms‘ .S'ymphmiy No 2. Tom Kent is conductor.
I Merchants’ Music Merchants‘ House. 7 ' West George Street. Tickets: 227 551 1
(Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.30pm. £3 (£2.50). They're Playing Our Song. a programme of popular classics and piano solos with soprano Sasha Abrams and pianist Peter Alexander.
I RSAMD Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sun 21. Edinburgh. £4 (£2). Leon Spierer directs Beethoven‘s Piano Concerto No 4 in G. the Serenade in [iﬂal by J0sef Stik and l.'isola disahitata by Haydn.
I Lunchtime Concert National Gallery of Modern Art. Belford Road. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £3. The Edinburgh Competition Festival Association presents violinist Roderick Long and pianist Lynda Cochrane as part of their 1993 series.
I Flute and Harp concert St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. Further info: ltalian Institute. 668 2232. 7.45pm. Free. Alessia Franceschini and Angela Citterio play music by Andres. Fauré. Handel. Watkins. Prokofiev. Kennan and Citterio. I Scottish Early Music Consort Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra dates: Fri 19 and Sat 20. Glasgow. £6/£9 (£4.50). Beijing—born composer Tan Dun with two leading Chinese musicians joins Scottish instrumentalists for Distant Echoes. a new work forging Chinese and European early instruments. as well as medieval music from East and West.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2 (£1 ). The SCO Chamber Ensemble. led by James Clark. plays a new work by Allan Hewitt between Schubert‘s Quartettsat: and Beethoven‘s String Quartet in l" minor.
I The Paris Collection New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. Extra date: Sat 20. £4 (£2). See Tue 16.
I SCD City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 20. Edinburgh.
3 £3—£l 1 (£1). Mark Wigglesworth. rising
; star on the British conducting scene. takes _ the SCO in two works by Shostakovich —
'- Cello Concerto No l with Clemens Hagen
as soloist and the Symphony No I 4 with soprano Elise Ross and bass Stafford Dean.
I William Conway/Peter Evans Milngavie Town Hall. Milngavie. Further info: 956 1572(Mi1ngavie Music Club). 7.30pm. Sonatas for cello and piano by Beethoven ()p 5 No l and Rachmaninov 0p 19.
I Scottish Early Music Consort Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. Extra date: Sat 20. £8 (£5). See Thurs 18. Edinburgh.
I RSNC Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228
l 155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 20. Glasgow. £4.25—£ 18.50 (standby £3.50). All familiar music tonight and enough tunes to keep you going at least till next Friday. Walter Weller conducts Smetana‘s Warm. the Violin Concerto by Mendelssohn (soloist Lydia Mordkovitch) and Dvorak‘s New World.
I Hadley Court Singers Greyfriars Kirk. C andlemaker Row. Tickets: ESPC.
George Street; McAlister Matheson Music Ltd. 1 Grindlay Street; St Columba‘s Hospice. Boswall Road (551 138i). 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Fauré‘s Requiem and Haydn‘s Little Organ Mass. performed in aid of St Columba‘s Hospice. With the Edinburgh Players. leader Philip Taylor.
I Fine Arts Saxophone Ouartet City Arts Centre. Market Street. Free at door. 12.45pm. Led by Josef Pacewicz of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. this excellent quartet plays works by Dubois. Francaix. Clerisse. Jacob and Niehaus. Presented by Edinburgh Friends of the R80.
I Octagon St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. Tickets: Cathedral Shop/661 ()716 (J Buckley). 8pm. £5. First performance by new choral group includes the Magniﬁeat by Comysh. Josquin‘s Ave Maria and Tippett‘s Spirituals.
I The Paris Collection New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £4 (£2). See Tue 16. I RSND Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £350). See Fri 19. Edinburgh.
I Scottish Early Music Consort Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £8 (£5). See Thurs 18. Edinburgh.
I Hutchesons’ Choral Society Paisley Abbey. Tickets: 423 2933. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Scottish premiere of William Mathias‘s This Worlde's Joie with Elgar‘s setting of Psalm 29 and Vaughan
I Edinburgh Bach Society Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Not surprisingly. it‘s an all Bach programme tonight. The Orchestral Suite
Missa Brevis in A. Philip Rossiter conducts. and soloists are Linda Howie. Frances McCafferty. Rupert Forbes and lvor Klayman.
I 8CD Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£15 (standby £3). See Fri 19. Glasgow.
I Call That Singing! Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5/£7(£3/£5). Glasgow‘s singing audience is Right on Cue with special guest Bill McCue in an
_ evening of show-stopping favourites.
' I Strathclyde University Chorus and Sinronia Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. ; Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50).
: Lambert's The Rio Grande in concert with l Britten‘s Ballad of Heroes and Farewell to . Arms by Finzi. Alan Tavener conducts.
I BSAMO Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s
; Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm.
l Admission free by ticket. See Thurs 18. l Glasgow.
l MONDAY 22
i I Nash Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk
I Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5—£ll
i (standby £3.50). Top London-based
( ensemble plays the Horn Quintet by
i Mozart with Frank Lloyd on hom. the Piano Quintet by Shostakovich and Brahms's Horn Trio in E ﬂat.
Williams‘ Fantasia on a Theme Q/‘Thomas
No 2 is framed by Cantata No I 82 and the
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. World premiere of the Clarinet Quintet by Robert Crawford from clarinettist Douglas Mitchell and the Edinburgh Quartet. who also play the Quartet in E ﬂat by Schubert.
I Arias from Rossini Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Further info: Italian Institute. 668 2232. Free. 7.45pm. Leading young ltalian singers with piano accompaniment in an evening of arias. duets and ensemble operatic excerpts.
I Nicola iiall BBC Studios. 5 Queen Street. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Last of short Sound Check series brings 23-year- old guitarist Nicola Hall to Scotland for the first time with a programme of music specially written for her and her own transcriptions of Bach and Paganini.
I Rites The Briggait. Clyde Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A spectacular multi-media event with no less than six new commissions to celebrate the rituals surrounding birth. marriage and death. New music is by William Sweeney (birth) and Chick Lyall (death) with a special adaptation of Peter Maxwell Davies's An Orkney Wedding. with Sunrise (marriage).
I Afternoon in Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50. The Hunt Duo of Fionnuala Hunt. violin. and Una Hunt. piano. play Brahms. Stanford and Harty. A hearty aftemoon tea is included in the price.
I RSND Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Fri 26. Edinburgh and Sat 27. Glsagow. £4.25—£18.50 (standby £3.50). Two big works this evening — the Violin Concerto by Beethoven. featuring Leonidas Kavakos as soloist. and Berlioz‘s Symphonie fantastique. Yuri Siminov conducts.
I Chamber Music at Oueen Street BBC. 5 Queen Street. Tickets: BBC Reception. 1pm. Free. John Kenny. trombone. teams up with David Home. piano. for virtuoso music by Xenakis and themselves.
I A Garland of Song Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). St
l Margaret‘s School in a programme of
! music for choir. orchestra and band by
l Mendelssohn. Bliss and the first
; perfonnance of a new piece by David
I Dorward — The C hunted Calender — for
‘ female choir.
I George lieriot’s School Concert lGreyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. iTickets: at door. 7.30pm. £2 (free).
IChoral and orchestral music by Grieg. chhaikovsky and Mozart plus Schubert‘s ; Unﬁnished.
‘I SCU Royal Museum of Scotland. lChambers Street. 7.30pm. The Turn ofthe l'Iide. an unusual concert on an senvironmental theme. and part of the
Association of British Orchestras‘ special l ieducational project. Traditional gamelan lperforms alongside a gamelan made of (recycled materials with the Scottish premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies‘s The Turn of the Tide.
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