T In the Park, the Tonnonte lee Festival


Halton as Belcore. Cheryl Barker tonight and Claire Daniels tomorrow as Adina. Dulcamara sung by Stafford Dean. Gianetta by Lisa Milne and Nemorino by Richard Coxon.

I St Mary's Music School Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Chamber music by Beethoven Cello Sonata 0p 5 No 2. Hindemith K leine Kammennusik. Dvorak’s American string


I Edinburgh ouartet Palmerston Place Church. near Haymarket. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£6) (inc soft drink/savoury nibbles). Middle concert in series of three featuring piano quintets. Tonight Hester Dickson joins the EQ for the Elgar Piano Quintet. which can be heard alongside Boccherini and Beethoven‘s Quartet in F

quartet. Martinu and. to follow. Mahler‘s ""7"" 0P 95-

string orchestra arrangement of

Beethoven's Quartet in F minor and the Serenade for Strings by Elgar. Nigel

Murray conducts. See also Sun 19. Glasgow

Glasgow. I BSAMD Junior Department Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew

THURSDAY 23 Street. 332 5057. 3pm. £5 (£3). Unusual but really lovely music in the form of

Glasgow Turina’s Cielo Pianistieo is coupled with

the tuneful and popular ballet music from Le Cid by Massenet and Rimsky- Korsakov’s Caprice-i0 Espagnol. Robin Michael is soloist in Prokofiev‘s Concertinafor Cello and there’s the overture to Nalna‘eo by Verdi to start. James Durrant conducts.

I RSNO Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£19(£4/standby £3.50). It's the last night of the proms and in innovative Scottish style. it‘s labelled The Auld Allianee. France and Scotland come together in celebration with Berlioz. Poulenc. lbert. Cedric Thorpe Davie and the premiere of a special commission. Ceilidh. by the young Scottish composer Jeremy Randalls.


I Napier University Music Dept Morningside Parish Church. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Tribute to Napier's outgoing Principal. Professor William Turmeau. is a farewell concert by the University‘s Chamber Ensemble. Symphonic Wind Band and Big Band. Programme includes

I RSNO Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£19 (£4/standby £3.50). The SCO appear as special guest orchestra for The Best of Baroque. a popular programme of Handel. Bach. Clarke. Pachelbel. Vivaldi and Purcell. Nicholas Kraemer conducts.


I l’Ellsir d’amore King's Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.15pm. See Wed 22.


I RSNO Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£I9 (£4/standby £3.50). Penultimate Proms concert is a Spanish night. Hot stuff from the RSNO in the form of Chabrier’s Espana. Rimsky- Korsakov‘s Caprict‘io Espagnol. dances from The Three-Comered Hat by Falla and. of course. Ravel‘s Bolero.

a new work by Frederick Frayling-Kelly and the premiere of Studies ame'lear Boiling in Thin Liquid Layers by J. Simon van der Walt.

I Tristan Dnd Isolde Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 4pm. £10—£150. Scottish ()pera make their first appearance in the new theatre with a truly remarkable production of Wagner‘s epic. A finer cast anywhere in the world would be hard to find. Anne Evans sings Isolde. Jeffrey Lawton is Tristan. Kathryn Harries is Brangane and Kenneth Cox is King Marke. Richard Armstrong conducts and the producer is Yannis Kokkos. If you can get the money and get a ticket. go.

SUNDAY 26 Edinburgh

I St Giles’ at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. Gillian Haycock, mezzo. Charles Colembier. baritone and pianist Stuart Hope in a short recital open to all.



I Romeo and Juliet Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £5.50-—£22.50 (USO—£20.50).



Mozart’s enchanting opera


Sung in English

"Hilarious, richly imagined, entertaining and an unusually thought-provoking production.

See it. Hear it” The Guardian


Donizetti’s charming tale of one woman, two men and the love elixir oi the Opera’s title


Sung in Italian

”a sheer delight...utterly charming...beautiful” The Herald



The RSNO with Sir Alexander Gibson. one of the champions of establishing a new opera house for Edinburgh. play Prokofiev‘s suite from Romeo and Juliet. Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture front Romeo and Juliet and excerpts from Berlioz's Dramatic Symphony, Romeo and Juliet. It‘s described as a ‘concert-drama which presents scenes from the play woven with music inspired by Shakespeare‘.

TUESDAY 28 Edinburgh

I Montserrat DabaIIe Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £10—£35 (£8—£33). Outstanding Spanish soprano appears with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in an exclusive Scottish performance.



I Midsummer Rhapsody oala Evening Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £6.50—£17.50. The RSNO play in aid of the Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund. With Sir Alexander Gibson and pianist Peter Katin. the programme includes Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Summer Night on the River by Delius. Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night's Dream overture and waltzes and polkas by the Strauss family.


I Drgan Recital St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. Tickets: Cathedral Shop/at door.

'8pm. £6 (£4). Middle of three recital

series on the two-year-old St Giles‘ Reiger organ from Austria is given by David Liddle. the resident organist of Alexandra Palace. London.

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