MUSIC CLASSICAL & OPERA
£3.50—£40. Scottish Opera gives Richard Strauss’s infamous opera a naturalistic Biblical setting. again with Richard Armstrong conducting. American soprano Beverly Morgan takes the challenging title role with Neil Jenkins as Herod and James Johnson as John the Baptist.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Leading harpsichordists Virginia Black and John Kitchen team up for music by Soler. Gaspard le Roux and J.S. Bach.
I Premiere City Hall. Candleriggs. 227
5511. 7.30pm. £6.50/£8.50 (£3.50—£7). World premiere of the BBC commission Cantos by one of Norway’s most talented composers Ase Hedstrom along with the country’s most famous composer. Edward Grieg. Tonight the BBC SSO plays In Autumn and Symphonic Dances with some songs from soprano Jennifer Smith. Fedor Glushchenko conducts.
I Baha’ls 01 Glasgow Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A celebration of music. drama. poetry and dance in honour of the birthday of Baha’u’llah.
I Edinburgh University Concert McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Morley Whitehead in an hour of organ music including the Plymouth Suite by Whitlock.
I Katya Kabanova King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. Tickets: 220 4349 (Ticketline). 7.15pm. £3.50—£40. A new production of Janacek’s passionate piece set in the austere society of Tsarist Russia. Musical Director Richard Armstrong conducts and Welsh born soprano Helen Field sings
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Katya while the cast also includes rising young Scottish singers Elizabeth McCormack and lain Paton. Mark Bn’ckman is the director.
I RSRD Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 13. Glasgow. £4.50—£19 (£3.50). Stirring stuff with Mahler's Symphony No l and the Suite for Orchestra by Dohnanyi. Neeme Jarvi conducts.
I Indian Classical Music Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 6.30pm. Three distinguished Indian classical musicians in a programme of Camatic music in various languages focusing on the devotional Bhakti
I I0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50—£19 (£3.50). See Fri 12. Edinburgh.
I The Kelvin Ensemble Bute Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: 946 3743. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Thursday‘s lunchtime programme augmented by the Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola by Mozart and Wagner’s Siegfried ldyll.
L I Tosca King’s Theatre. Leven Street.
Tickets: 220 4349 (Ticketline). 7.15pm. £3.50—£40. See Wed 10.
' I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra
Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Alasdair Mitchell conducts this 30th Anniversary Concert
which features Vaughan Townhill as ; soloist in Mozart's Clarinet Concerto.
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I Premiere BBC Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: by post to 580 Concerts Secretary (Premiere). BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. G12 8DG (please enclose sae). 2.30pm. Free. Chamber music recital of works for cello and piano by Sinding. Nordheim and Grieg. in a change to the originally advertised artists. Robert lrvine is partnered by pianist Graeme McNaught.
I Tfiiﬂ Certs Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£4). Master percussionist, known for his work with John McLaughlin. Don Cheny and others in the ﬁelds of jazz and world music. brings his group to Britain for the ﬁrst time. lndian inspired improvisations can be expected.
MONDAY 15 Edinburgh
I New Tovrn Concert Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5-£11 (£3—£6). Series discouan available. The new NTC season gets off to a stunning start with the Chilingirian String Quartet in Schubert’s Death and the Maiden. Mozart’s Quartet K499 and the Scottish premiere of Quartet No 4 by Hugh Wood.
I lunchtime Recital Hutchesons’ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm. £1.60. Pupils of the Music School of Douglas Academy.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Songs by Byrd. Dowland, Humfrey. Purcell and Handel from The
Lammermuir Consort of instrumental ensemble and counter~tenor.
I Clasgovr University Orchestra Bute Hall. Glasgow University. 7.30pm. Tickets: at door. £4 (£2). Attractive French inspired orchestral programme of Chabrier’s Espana. the Concertino for ﬂute by Chaminade and Franck’s Symphony in D minor.
I lunchtime Concert Glasgow University Chapel. Free at door. 1.15pm. Stuart Campbell plays Messiaen's Les corps glorieux for organ.
I Flute Recital Scottish Arts Club. 24 Rutland Square. Tickets: Paintings in Hospitals Scotland. 10 Forth Street. EH1 3LD. 6.30pm for 7pm. Concert 8.30pm. £16 (incl buffet and wine). Richard Chester. accompanied by Elizabeth Paiing. in a varied programme of delights for flute and piano. In aid of Paintings in Hospitals. a recently established Scottish charity. which aims to extend its already successful work in getting paintings on to the many miles of hospital walls up and down the country.
I Margaret - A Saint Ior Scotland Dunfermline Abbey Nave. Tickets: 0383 720108 (Carnegie Hall)/03l 556 9579 (Netherbow Arts Centre)/ 041 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra date: Friday 19. £9 (£7). A dramatic, visual and musical celebration of the 900th anniversary of Scotland’s Queen and Saint. St Margaret.
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