MUSIC CLASSICAL & OPERA
of orchestral works. The music includes C age's own Concerto for Prepared Piano
; alongside Steve Riech's Variations for
3 Strings, Wind and Keyboards. and Michael Torke‘s Green. The latter work will also feature alongside more conventional repertoire in the BBC SSO’s concert at the MacRobert Centre in Stirling on Sat 25.
I Edinburgh Early Music Weekend Royal Museum of Scotland. Chambers Street. 225 7534. 2.30—4.45pm. The second day of this event (see Sat 25) is on a more modest scale. but features two groups not heard on Saturday. Kincorth Waits from Aberdeen and the Scottish Gabrieli Ensemble. alongside the Galloway Consort.
I Edinburgh Ouartet BBC Studio 1. Queen Street. 2.30pm (seated by 2.20pm). Free by ticket. from c/o Room 209. BBC. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow G l 2 8DG. or from Reception at Broadcasting House. Queen Street. Edinburgh). The first in a new series of recitals for broadcast. which will alternate between Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Quartet play Kenneth Leighton‘s Set-en Variations. Puccini‘s I Crisantemi and Verdi‘s rather better known Quartet in E minor.
I Scottish Chamber Choir Dunfermline Abbey. Dunfermline. 0383 720108. 3pm. £3 (£2). The Choir‘s programme will include Faure‘s Requiem.
I Gowdenbeath Brass Band Carnegie Hall. East Port. Dunfertnline. 0383 720108. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The band are
and Chamber Orchestra and The Seasons.
joined by special guests Chanson. a choir from Perth.
TUESDAY 28 Edinburgh
I Soundbites Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £7.50. £9. A second series of this BBC production brings Evelyn Glennie and the BBC SSO under Martyn Brabbins to Edinburgh this time. Tonight's guests are violinist Gil Shaham. organist Wayne Marshall. classical . accordionist James Crabb. and mezzo soprano Ruby Philogene. Proceedings will 3 be ﬁlmed for subsequent screening.
F I Indian Music and Dance Carnegie Hall. 5 East Port. Dunfermline. 0383 720108.
; 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Classical music and folk ; dance from the Indian subcontinent.
I Tosca Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £5—£40. Extra dates: Sat 2 Oct (matinee). Thurs 7 Oct. Sat 9 Oct. Wed 3 Nov — Glasgow; Wed 10 Nov. Sat 13 Nov — Edinburgh.
f I Soundbites Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £7.50. £9. See Tue 28. Tonight's guests are the Fine Arts Ensemble. cellist Sophie Rolland. oboist Douglas Boyd. andjazz pianist Julian Joseph.
MONDAY 27 ' THURSDAY 30
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5' Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 4.
'2 £4.50—£l9. See Fri 1.
3 Wed l0 Nov. Sat 13 Nov — Edinburgh.
Motherwell. 0698 267515. 8pm. £7—£9 i 3 (£6). The Scottish Chamber Orchestra
2 bring Haydn. Mozart. and Schubert‘s
i Symphony No 3 to the Motherwell
j Festival. lngo Metzmacher conducts. and ; Lorna McGhee is the soloist in Mozart‘s
1 Edinburgh I Alexandra Andrlevslty and Gabrielle
tester The Town House. Haddington. 7.30pm. £6 (£5; schoolchildren £1). A
Saéns's Introduction and Rondo
i work Sarcasms.
their Hot Club-style swing to the Merchant’s Music lunchtime concert series.
I Soundbites Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £7.50. £9. See Tue 28. Tonight’s ﬁnal set of guests are sitar player Nishat Khan. soprano Joan Rodgers. guitarist Nicola Hall. and the Bn'tten String Quartet.
I Allan Schiller Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £2.50 (£1.50). A new season of lunchtime concerts begins with this recital. in which the pianist will play Haydn‘s Sonata No 49 and Schumann‘s Fantasiestm‘ke. 0p 12.
I Carlos Bonell Eastwood Theatre. Rouken Glen Road. 227 55l 1. 7.30pm. £7.50. A public recital by guitarist Carlos Bonell. given as a prelude to the fourth in a series of weekend workshops and masterclass sessions run by the Glasgow Classical Guitar Workshop. The course is designed for beginners as well as experienced players. and costs £65 for the two-day session on Sat 2 and Sun 3.
I Morley String Quartet Kilmardinny House Arts Centre. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Bearsden. 943 0312. 7.45pm. Quartets by Mozart. Shostakovitch and Dvorak.
I RSND Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £4.50—£l9. The Royal
Scottish National Orchestra launch their Winter Season in grand style. gathering
(although not quite the 900 who took part in the very first performance) for Berlioz’s massive choral work Te Deum. with Sir Alexander Gibson on the podium. and John Aler as the tenor soloist. Berlioz's Walter Scott-inspired Overture Waverley opens the concert. while John l..ill plays
I RSND Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm.
I Tosca Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.15pm. £5—£40. Extra dates: Thurs I 7 Oct. Sat 9 Oct. Wed 3 Nov — Glasgow;
I 300 Motherwell Concert Hall.
Flute Concerto in G.
varied programme of music for violin and piano from two Edinburgh-based musicians. which includes James MacMillan‘s After the Tryst alongside Sonatas by Mozart and Brahms. Saint
Caprieeioso. and Prokoﬁev's solo piano
SUNDAY 3 Glasgow
I Paragon Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50). The enterprising Glasgow-based new music group launch their winter series of concerts with an all- Scottish programme. featuring Judith Weir's Several Concertos. three of
Edward McGuire’s Preludes for solo
cello. flute and viola. and a concert performance of David Home's new opera cantata The Lie. with a libretto by Robert McLennan. MP. David Davies conducts. with lrene Drummond as the soprano soloist.
I Alexandra Andrievslty BBC Studio I. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 2.20pm for 2.30pm. Free by ticket (see Sun 26). A piano recital featuring Haydn's Sonata in C alongside three more modern works. Prokofiev‘s Sareasms. Messiaen‘s Premiere Communion de la Vterge. and Debussy‘s L'lsle Joveuse.
MONDAY 4 Edinburgh
I Orpheus in the Underworld King's Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £7—£ 17. Extra dates Tue 5 and Wed 6. It is over 90 years since the D‘Oyle Carte Company last produced ()ffenbach's gaudy operetta. so it should at least be fresh in this outing.
I Fatalnorgana Hutcheson's Hall. 158 lngram Street. 1.15pm. £1.60. The first of two concerts today by this Danish early music trio. who will be playing music by Telemann. Handel. Marais. Scarlatti. Castello. Merula and Rossi on recorder. viola da gamba and harpsichord.
I Paragon Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50). See Sun 3.
I Orpheus in the Underworld King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £7—£l7. See Mon 4. Extra date Wed 6.
I Fatamorgana Glasite House. 33 Barony Street. 7.30pm. £3.50. See above.
I Fatamorgana Jordanhill College of Education. Jordanhill. 1.15pm. See Tue 5.
I Gsardas Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50. A mixed bag of songs. arias and instrumental solos with a gypsy ﬂavour from this trio. featuring mezzo-soprano Sheila Osbome. violinist Bernard Docherty. and Stephen Adam on piano.
I Orpheus in the Underworld King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 2204349. 7.30pm. £7—£l7. See Mon 4.
THURSDAY 7 5
I RSND Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 551 l. 7.30pm. £4.50—£ 19. The Thursday Night Series opens with principal conductor Walter Weller‘s first concert of the new season. which features Mozart‘s popular Divertimento [fine kleine Nat-htmusik. the same composer‘s Piano Concerto No 9. with Peter Frankl as soloist. and Dvorak's expansive Symphony No 8. The latter two works carry forward to Edinburgh and Glasgow on Fri and Sat. along with Janacek‘s set of six lac/t Dances.
I Tosca Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £5—£40. See Fri 24. Extra dates: Sat 9 Oct. Wed 3 Nov — Glasgow; Wed 10 Nov. Sat 13 Nov — Edinburgh.
I The Pirates of Penzance King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £7-£l7. Extra dates Fri 8 and Sat 9 (£8-£ 19). This perennial Gilbert and Sullivan favourite returns the D’Oyly Carte Company to rather more familiar ground for the second of their Edinburgh productions.
46 The List 24' september—7 October 1993