CLASSICAL & OPERA MUSIC
I lancy lllcholson Royal Oak. Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I little Green Monkeys Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Royal Oak. Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.
I Muchie Ado Golf Tavern. Bruntsﬁeld Links. 9.30pm. Free.
I Patsy Mack Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. 9.30pm. Free.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 9pm-midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Folk session.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic session most nights.
Wednesdays I les Partisans Bar High Street. 9pm.
Free. Acoustic lrish session.
I lialhvay House Fleshmarket Close. 9pm. Free. Singer .lim Knight.
I The Shore Bar The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Live music.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Free. Jam session.
I Scruﬂy Murphy's George IV Bridge. 9pm. Irish pub folk.
I Tron Ceilidh llouse Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Did Coach Inn Canonmills. 539 8123. 8.30pm. Free. Session with members of Miro.
I Muckle Ado Milne‘s Bar. Hanover Street. 9pm. Free.
I Patsy Mack Les Partisans Bar. High Street. 9pm. Free. Acoustic session.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Live band.
I lieil Thompson Royal Oak. Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. Informal sessions.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical 5 Opera listings compiled by Carol Main.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Ipm. £2.50 (£1.50). Academy Now!. the RSAMD's ongoing contemporary music presentation. brings William Sweeney's El Pueblo and F Ieuves Impassibles by Tolia Nikiprowetzky to its lunchtime series. Conductor is David Davies.
I BBC SSD Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. TrckeLs: SSO Concerts Secretary. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. Stephanie Gonley is soloist in Walton‘s Violin Concerto. which falls between Les Amants Magnifiques by Jolivet and Stravinsky's Symphony in C. Thierry Fischer conducts.
I nthenaeurn Brass Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 7.45pm. Music for brass quintet by Handel. Pachelbel. Bizet. Debussy. Elgar. Arnold and Mancini.
9 Messiaen and Debussy.
I RSND Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 15. Glasgow. £4.50—£19(£3.50). Should be a full house tonight for a spectacular evening of Stravinsky’s Firebind (I945). Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade and Prokoﬁev‘s Piano Concerto No 1. Alexander Lazarev conducts and Grigory Sokolov is soloist.
I BSAMU Preview Uay RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 11am. Admission free by ticket. An introduction to the work of the Junior School of Music for prospective students and their parents. I RSND Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50—£l9 (standby £3.50). See Fri 14. Edinburgh.
I SCU Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15 (£3). Highly regarded Mozart interpreter Alicia de Larrocha joins the SCO for his Piano Concerto No 27 with Nicholas Kraemer conducting. Earlier. there‘s Hadyn’s Symphony No 80 and the Concerto Grosso I976 by Schnittke.
I Scottish Voices Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £6 (£4). Outstanding young trio of two sopranos and mezzo open a series of three concerts with music by Brahms. Holst. Bartok. Nicky Hind and a selection of American waltzes by Berin. Porter. Gershwin and Rogers.
I Edinburgh Quartet Stockbridge Parish Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall). 3pm. £7 (£3/£6). Last concert in a delightful afternoon series which includes coffee and mulled wine. In a ﬁtting ﬁnal programme. the EQ play Mozart's Quartet in G major K387. Beethoven’s 0p 59 No 2 and the 7 variations for string quartet by Kenneth Leighton.
I Music at St Mark’s St Mark's Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall Box Ofﬁce). 6pm. £5 (£3). The Alex Taylor Quartet play
I Schumann Song Recital St Columba- by-the-Castle. l4 Johnston Terrace. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50).
; Tenor lan Priestley sings Dichterliehe and
: doubt living up to his name at the piano.
FRIDAY14 MONDAY 17 i
mezzo-soprano Jane Ryan sings Lieder/vet's with Wilfrid Treasure no
I Emperor Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5—£ll (£3-£6). 1993 John Tunnel] Trust Winners. the Emperor perform } Beethoven‘s third Rasumovsky quartet along with Haydn‘s 0p 77 No 2 and the Quartet No I by Shostakovich.
TUESDAY 18 Edinburgh
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Young prize-winning group. The Emperor String Quartet. play Haydn. Kurtag's Quartet No I and Cypresses Nos 2, Sand ID by Dvorak.
I lielson llall Concert Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Library. off Leith Walk. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. Free. The
Edinburgh Quartet in Haydn. Kodaly and
Brahms. Organised by Edinburgh City Libraries. All welcome.
I SCD Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 20. Edinburgh. £3—£15 (£1). Hakan Hardenberger makes a welcome return to Scotland as soloist with the SCO in Hummel‘s *Trumpet Concerto in a programme which opens with Strauss‘s Serenade for I3 Wind Instruments and has Schumann’s Spring .S‘ymphony in its second half.
I ECAT St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall Box Ofﬁce). 7.45pm. £7 (£2/free). Michael Bonaventure in The Contemporarv Organ. a programme of Hambraeus. Karolyl. Boucourechiev and Messiaen‘s Livre d’Orgue.
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3). Violin and piano music by Mozart. Brahms and Debussy performed by Suzanne Stanzeleit and Gustav Fenyo.
Simon Keenlyslde as Papageno In last year’s Scottish Opera production or The Maglc Flute
I The Magic Flute Theatre Royal. Hope f Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 22 Jan (mat). Thurs 10 and Sat I2
Feb. First seen in Glasgowjust over a
year ago. Martin Duncan‘s colourful and highly successful production makes a ﬁtting start to the year. Nicholas
McGegan. now Scottish Opera‘s Principal ' Guest Conductor. conducts. George
Mosley sings Papageno and Anne
; Dawson is Pamina.
§ Edinburgh Q I see Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 ; 1155. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15(£3). See Wed
' FRIDAY 21
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Ipm. £2.50 (£1.50). Pianist Pascal Roge plays Mozart and Brahms.
I Emperor String Quartet Milngavie Town Hall. Further info: 956 1572. 7.30pm. Exceptional young string quartet play as the guests of Milngavie Music Club.
I ﬁNU Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 22.
Glasgow. £4.50—£l9 (£3.50). Stephen Kovacevich is soloist in Mozart‘s Piano Concerto No 25. which is framed by Noonday Witch by Dvorak and the Symphony No 5 by Glazunov. Walter Weller conducts.
I The Magic Flute Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra dates: Thurs IO and Sat 12 Feb. See Thurs 20. I RSHD Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50—£l9 (standby £3.50). See Fri 21. Edinburgh.
I A Viennese Evening Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 8pm. £5 (£4). A nostalgic return to Old Vienna with Csardas. a trio of soprano. piano and violin.
I Paragon Ensemble Education Project Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 6.15pm. Admission free by ticket. A Voice in the Crowd. Paragon‘s prelude to this evening’s and Tuesday's concerts is a community project involving secondary pupils. unemployed people and members of the Kurdistan Society in composing their own concertos. I Paragone Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAM D. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. Extra date: Tues 25. Edinburgh. £7 (£3.50). World premieres of two new pieces — Horn Theatre by Philip Nonis and Incredible Vistas by John McLeod. Soloists are Hugh Potts (horn) and Owen Murray (free bass accordion) and David Davies conducts.
TUESDAY 25 ‘ Edinburgh
I Paragon Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50). See Sun 23. Glasgow.
I BBC SSD Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Tickets: 580 Concerts Secretary. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive (please enclose sae). 7.30pm. Free. Jerzy Maksymuik is tonight‘s conductor in Bartok‘s Divertimento for Strings. the Piano Concerto No 23 by Mozart (soloist Hugh Tinney) and. less familiar fare. Thomas Wilson‘s Symphony No 3. For future broadcast. so unwrapped cough sweets at the ready please.
I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50. The Lennox Singers. formerly the New Saltire Singers. are a young vocal quartet who today present a celebration of Robert Burns including the ﬁrst performance of Iain Hamilton’s Fife Fantasie. Presented in association with Live Music Now!
I Glasgow University Singers Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. A programme of Gospel music.
I SCD Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra date: Fri 28. Glasgow. £3.50—£15 (£3). Jukka-Pekka Saraste is with the SCO again this week to conduct the Violin Concerto by Beethoven with Thomas Zehetmair as soloist. Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night '3
Dream music and Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No 2.
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