MUSIC CLASSICAL & OPERA
I Paisley Abbey Choir Paisley Abbey. Tickets: Paisley Abbey Shop. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Bach’s B minor Mass is the
of period instruments. Soloists are Geni
Joseph Cullen. The Director of Music is George McPhee.
I The Concert — live trom Studio One BBC. 5 Queen Street. Tickets: BBC Reception (Edinburgh or Glasgow). 2.30pm. Free. Sackbutts and Cornetts
Ensemble. Renaissance and Baroque music for brass from Italy and Germany performed on period instruments.
I SCO Chamber Music Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £3-£7. Ensemble of winds and strings from the
and octets by Beethoven and Schubert.
John Street. Tickets at door. 1.15—2pm.
in works by Beethoven. Grieg and Moscheles.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Join the Edinburgh Quartet for Haydn and Nigel Osborne‘s Cantata Pit‘r‘ola.
I SCU City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 3. Edinburgh.
chosen work for this year‘s annual concert of the Paisley Abbey Choir and Orchestra
Bern. Colette Ruddy. Stuart Patterson and
with Sue Addison and the RSAMD Brass
SC 0 play the Divertissenumt by Francaix
I lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2
£1.60. The Silver Duo of cello and piano
£3—£ 11 (£1). Virtuoso trombonist Christian Lindberg is soloist in Michael Haydn's Concerto for trombone. a fairly unusual concert programme item. Also more standard SCO fare in Stravinsky's Dumharton Oaks and. from the pops
Nos 3 and 5. lvor Bolton conducts.
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7
f West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511
i (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3). Song Machine in Songs Unlimited. songs from Edwardian days to today‘s musicals offerings.
I La Bonne Chanson Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: 357 3632 (Delegation Culturelle Francaise). 1.15pm. Free. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Verlaine. soprano Sandra Porter and pianist Graham McNaught perform some of his poems in settings by Faure. Debussy and Chausson.
I RSAMD Wind Orchestra Stevenson Hal.
RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). David Davies is
conductor of some lively wind band music
including popular Percy Grainger pieces. Holst — Suites Nos / and 2 — and Richard Rodney Bennett.
I SCU Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£l5 (£3). Se ‘ Wed 2. Glasgow. '
FRIDAY 4 WEDNESDAY 2 I Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. ' RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). The SC() String Quartet in a new work by Amamda
repertoire. Bach‘s Brandenburg Concertos
Collins. through a glass darkly by Hugh Sutherland and the String Quartet by Debussy.
I BBC SSU Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: 850 Concerts Secretary. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow G 12 8DG (please enclose sae). Free. Another stunning programme from the $80 with a first half of the Sinfonietta by Moeran and Britten’s Dic'ltrjvmae for viola and strings. Brahms’ Sympltony No l is in the second. Carolyn Sparey-Gillies plays viola and Martyn Brabbins conducts.
I Edinburgh University Concert Mcliwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Organist Michael Chibbett in a programme of Liszt and Reger.
I RSNU Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 5. Glasgow. £4.50—£19(£3.50). What a night. with Tamas Vasary as conductor and soloist in Chopin’s Piano Concerto No 2. Kodaly's Dances front Galanta and Symphony No 5 by Shostakovich.
I Oanish String Quartet Danish Cultural institute. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 5. Linlithgow. Programme includes works by Beethoven. Nielsen and Grieg
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). Music by J. S. Bach conducted by Nicholas Jones.
Glasgow I SMIC User‘s Guide Scottish Music
Information Centre. 1 Bowmont Gardens. 334 6393. 10.30am. Free. Nigel Boddice. conductor and trumpeter extraordinaire talks about Scottish brass music. The event features the premiere of Rick Potter's Sonata for Trumpet.
I Celebrity Organ Recital Glasgow University Chapel. 3pm. Anne Marsden Thomas of St Giles’ Cripplegate plays Dubois. Merkel. Labole and Brahms.
I RSNU Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.50—£l9 (£3.50). See Fri 4. Edinburgh. I Choral Classics Thomas Coats Memorial Church. Paisley. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5/£8 (£2.50/£4). Cappella Nova indulge in the glorious harmonies of Stanford. Parry, Brahms. Mendelssohn and Bruckner. The second half of the programme features Faure‘s Requiem. With John Kitchen. organ.
I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £5 (£3). A super evening of music by Haydn (London Swap/tony). Bizet (Jeux
c1 ’Enfants). the Concerto for Double Bass by Maxwell Davies with Duncan McTier as soloist and a new work by Ian Kellam. John Steer. usually seen playing double bass in the SCO. conducts.
Ltnltthgow I Danish String Ouartet St Michael's Kirk Hall. Further info: 225 7189 (Danish
Cultural institute). 7.30pm. See Fri 4. Edinburgh
I The Concert - Live from Studio One BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: BBC Reception (Glasgow or Edinburgh). 2.30pm. Free. The Danish String Quartet in a programme which includes Grieg.
I Hebrides Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.
. 7.45pm. Extra date: Mon 7. Edinburgh. [ £7.50 (£3). Sam West is narrator in
Schoenberg‘s Ode to Napoleon. which is framed by Beethoven's Piano Trio 0p 1 No 2 and the Piano Quintet 0p 57 by Shostakovich.
I SCU Chamber Music Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £3—£7. String quartets by Mozart. Debussy and Schubert.
I Music at St Mark’s St Mark‘s Unitarian Church. Castle Ten‘ace. Tickets: at door. 6pm. £5 (£3). The Doune Wind Ensemble with Stuart Montgomery. piano. in a varied programme which includes Mozart‘s Quintet for piano and wind.
I Merchiston Castle School Choral Society with Orchestra Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk. Candlemaker Row. 7pm. Free at door - donations welcome. Vivaldi‘s Gloria is partnered with the Solentn V 'spers' by Mozart. Philip Rossiter is the conductor. I Edinburgh New Town Choir St Columba-by-the-Castle. 14 Johnston Terrace. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Divine Meditations. Tudor choral music for Lent. conducted by Anne Barker.
MONDAY 7 - Edinburgh
I Hebrides Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3). See Sun 8. Glasgow.
I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.60. Music: in London in the 1820s is the theme ofThe Silver Duo‘s recital. which celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Moscheles.
I World of Melody Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.5()—£19 (£3.50). Heroes and Villains. the last concert in present series. is an evening of ﬁlm music conducted by Carl Davis.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. As they warm up for their tour of Spain. the highly acclaimed EURS give a lunchtime programme of Renaissance music for Lent and Holy Week by Lassus. Tallis and Victoria. Directed by Noel O‘Regan. Last concert in the University’s current lunchtime series.
I lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. Sonatas by J. S. Bach for baroque violin and harpsichord played byLucy Russell and Kenneth Elliot.
I Julian Lloyd Webber Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £7.50—£9.50. A popular programme of music for cello with pianist John Lenehan.
I St Petersburg Exchange Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. A programme presented by RSAMD staff and studentsjust before
they're off to St Petersburg on an
I Singers and Stringers Brunton Hall. Musselburgh. 665 2240. 6.30pm. An SCO development project involving over 300 young singers and string players from ten Lothian schools. Music includes Sallinen’s Front a Seltoolr‘hild ’3 Diary and Philip Glass’s Company.
L - _. 4D The List 25 February— 10 March 1994