MUSIC CLASSICAL & OPERA
44 The List 23 September—6 October 1994
The boys from the valleys present a wide and varied programme of massed singing.
I Kelvingrove Organ Series Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove. 331 1854. 2.30pm. Free. Gordon S. Frier will give a classical promenade recital on the organ built by Lewis and Co Ltd at the turn of the century.
I King’s College Choir Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £6.50—£17.50 (£5.50—£15.50). Music spanning four centuries from the Renaissance to the contemporary. from the choir which has been around for six centuries. The featured composers are Lassus. Palestrina, Britten. Arvo Part. Henryk Gorecki and John Tavemer.
I Ebbw Vale Male Voice Choir Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. 7.45pm. £6—£8 (£5). See Sat 24.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. 6pm. Free. The Roxburgli Singers. conducted by Garrett O’Brien, give a recital of Shakespeare Songs with music by Martin Peerson.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15. Mark Wigglesworth who was recently appointed Music Director of BBC Welsh. conducts the SCO in Beethoven’s Symphony No 4 and Mahler's Das Ued von der Err/e arranged by Schoenberg. Jean Rigby is the mezzo soprano and Robert Tear is the tenor in the song—cycle.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs, 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£13. See Thurs 29.
I One Voice New Music Ensemble Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. 7.45pm. £6 (£3) schoolchildren free. An evening of new music from contemporary performers including United Colours, Piano Trio and New Work by Jeremy Cull; X and Hidden Song by Omette D. Clennon; The Yellow Pages by Michael Torke and Water and Ice by Geraint Wiggins. Jeremy Cull conducts. Greg Squire leads and Catherine Baker is the soprano.
I Rowallan Consort The Burrell Collection, 331 1854. 2.30pm. £4 (£3). Andy Hunter. John Purser and Davie Robertson present two ancient Scottish ballads.
I ludus lnstrumentalis St Stephen’s Church. St Stephen’s Street. 7.30pm. £4 (£3) from Queen's Hall Box Ofﬁce. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776; Usher Hall Box Ofﬁce 228 1155 and on the door. A baroque chamber concert with music from Handel, Corette. Telemann. Vivaldi and Bach. Prepare your ears for the sound of two sopranos and baroque oboe. violins. bassoons and harpischords. Richard Neville-Towle directs.
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Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £2.50—£14.50. Accompanied by Kasia Eisner on the lute. celebrated English tenor Rolfe Johnson will give a recital. Rolfe Johnson was last seen in Glasgow when he sang the title role in Scottish Opera's production of Peter Grimes.
I Sixteen Choir and Orchestra Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicloson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £5.50—£22.50 (£4.50—£20.50). Harry Christophers conducts the Sixteen in Handel’s epic oratorio Israel in Egypt telling the tale of the Israelites’ release from bondage in Egypt. Sixty original 18th century instruments will perform the immense score.
I Philomusica Chamber Orchestra St Mark’s. Castle Terrace. 6pm. £5 (£3) on the door or from Queen's Hall Box Ofﬁce. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. The orchestra present a programme of music by Handel. Mozart and Telemann. I St Giles’ at Six St Giles’ Cathedral. 6pm. Free. Ian Hare gives an organ recital.
MONDAY 3 Edinburgh
I Wanderer Trio and Paul Meyer Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). A treat is on the cards for Francophiles with Chausson’s Trio 0p 3. Faure's Trio 0p [20 and Quatuor pour la jin du temps by Messiaen. Vincent Coq is the pianist. Guillaume Sutre plays the violin. Raphael Pidoux is the cellist and Paul Meyer plays the clarinet.
TUESDAY .4 Edinburgh
I Rowallan Consort The Laigh Room. St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. 665 3479 for
further information. 8pm. £5 (£4). See Sat 1.
WEDNESDAY 5 Edinburgh
I Ian Wallace Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 6.30pm. £15 from The Council for Music in Hospitals. 10 Forth Street. Edinburgh. Wallace gives an evening of entertainment in aid of the Council of Music in Hospitals entitled ‘From Mud to Mozart — Confessions of an Operatic Hippopotamus.‘
I Choir at St Peter and Paul Medebach Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. Candlemaker Row. 7.30pm. £5 (£3) on the door or from Queen‘s Hall Box Ofﬁce. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. Wilfried Lensing takes on the dual role of conductor and organist for Liszt's Missa Clioralis and motels and organ music from Schutz. Bach and Rheinberger.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7—£21. Walter Weller. principal conductor for the RSNO. opens up the 94/95 season with Strauss‘s Don Juan. Dvorak‘s .Siwnphony No 9 and Brahms' Com‘erto for Violin and Cello. Gyorgy Pauk is the violinist and Ralph Kirshbaum is the cellist.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15. Paavo Berglund conducts the SCO in an interpretation of his countryman Sibelius‘s. work Rakastava. The programme is completed by Schubert’s Symphony No 9, The Great and Mozart's Piano Concerto No 22. Jeffrey Kahane is the solo pianist for Mozart's concerto.
THE GEORGIAN CONCERT SOCIETY St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh Saturdays at 7.45pm
FLORILEGIUM 8 October 1994 Instrumental music by Telemann, Handel, Couperin & Rameau
EVELYN TUBB & MICHAEL FIELDS 5 November 1994 Ayres and lieder for soprano, lute 8: guitar
BAROQUE BRASS 10 December 1994 Music for brass & organ by Bach, Frescobaldi & Gabrieli
GOTHIC VOICES 21 January 1995 Music from the time of the Crusades
SALOMON STRING QUARTET 25 February 1995 Haydn Quartets
PETER WILLIAMS harpsichord 25 March 1995 6.009m Book 1 of Bach's Well-tempered Preludes and Fugues
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