Leighton's Itttprot't.\‘(triott and Mendelssohn's Sonata No 4 in It’flat. I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. l.othian Road. 22s 1155. 7.30pm. {64:19, See Thursday 1‘).



I Steve Martland Band and the Smith Ouartet Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. 8pm. £10.50ti‘750). See l‘riday 20.


I Stockhausen Plays Stockhausen 1313c Studios. Queen Street. 8pm. £7.501L‘4). See preview,

I Schola Cantorum lidinliurgh l‘estival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000 7.30pm. £5.50 £12.50 (£4.50-L~ 10.501. . The Festival 'l'heatres new house choir

and orchestra take on Henry Puree-11’s I Sco Chamber Ensemble Queen‘s Ha“, 1)""‘l"~","””' , . V y , _ H (‘lerk Street. 668 201‘). credit card hotline I 50m": “"1"” 5‘ C “‘1” -" “‘1”— “W oo7 777o. 2.30pm. £3.50--£8 03 on the (“mt-IMF" 239 3918‘ 7:4”)[11‘ L8 (5": if)" day 1. The linsemhle tackle Barber's Continuing the (reorgian C oncert Society ell/“WT MIN-(l DChuSSV-S Syn-m.

series. Margaret Philpot alto and tenors mmuk-S (kW/I Sum, mimnflcd by Sheen Andrcw lu-‘il‘ [Ugh MM)” and PM" . and The Hal/(til tit/fill Don/in by Barnes. Agnew explore the vocal repertoire ol the .lohn Harle is the saxophonist in

Middle Ages. (‘hristopher Page directs. plllnk‘uixk SUMVHMW “WW”.

I Roger Vignoles Masterclass Queen‘s

W Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 201‘). credit card lltllllllt‘(\(17777(i.7plll. Free by ticket. A

g 111.:s1t‘1'c‘lttss lor singers and accompanists I Concert Royal Merchant’s House. 7 by one ot‘ the world's leading pianists. West (ieorge Street. 2,3()pm‘£7t£5111tuii I Waverley Singers St (iiles' Cathedral. Ticketlink outlets. 'l'icket (‘eutre 237 5511 3.25 51-17. 6pm. l-ree. Philippa 'l’uunell on and on the door. Margaret .-\shton. harp accompanies the Singers as part of soprano; Peter Harrison. recorder: Rachel the St Giles at Six series. Thomas. violincello and John Treherne. harpischord present a programme to mark the 300th anniversary or Purcell's death. The programme includes suites. sonatas. cantatas and songs by Purcell. Henry l‘iccles. Daniel Purcell. Pelham Humphrey and John Blow.




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I Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. V12 5057. 2pm. l-‘ree. Saxophone masterclass by John Harle.



PROSPERO’S BOOKS The world premiere of a new suite ()fIIIIISlt' from Peter (ireettazeayl's film, commissioned by the SCO with funding from The Royal Bank of Scotland and the SAC.

SAXOPHONE CONCERTO ‘Where the bee a'ant'es'. [)et'fot'lttecl by john Harle.

The concert also features music he Vivaldi ana' Stravinsky.

Brindisi String Quartet. Monday 23

i I Brindist String Ouartet with Roger Vignoles Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019, credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5—£11 (£3—£6). Jaqueline Shave and Patrick Kiernan on violin. Katie Wilkinson on viola and Jonathan Tunnel] on cello team up with the top-notch ivory man for Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor K 4 78. Bartok's Quartet No 3 and Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E flat 0p


I The Marriage or Figaro Theatre Royal.

282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm.

l £3.50—£44. Scottish Opera tackle Mozart’s masterpiece. David Leveaux

i directs. Sung in English.

1 I Royal Scottish llational Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall 1 Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50—£15.

; Master guitarist John Williams gives a

i recital along with the RSNO of Westlake’s

Anrarrica and Gershwin's An American:l Paris.

I Composers' Workshop Guinness Room. RSAMD. 332 5057. 3pm. Free. Simon

Holt discusses his life and work.


I Edlnburgh University Chamber Choir Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Library. 225 5584 ext 233. 7.45pm. Free. Nicholas Jones conducts the choir in the continuing Nelson Hall Concert series.

I lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Sarah and Anna Higgins flautists, Andrew Storey violin and John Kitchen harpischord and director perform J.S. Bach’s Suite No 2 in [3 minor and his Brandenburg Concerto No 4.



I Afternoon Tea Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 3pm. £4.50 including afternoon tea. Polina Chersonskaja. post-graduate student at the RSAMD. gives a piano recital.



I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall, Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £8 (£4. £2 school pupils) from Ticket Centre. Martyn Brabbins conducts the orchestra in Birtwistle‘s Still Movement and [flu/less Parade in which John Wallace is the trumpet. Anthony Marwood is the violin in the world premiere ofSally Beamish’s Violin Concerto and Walton‘s .S'vrnphony No 2 rounds off the programme.

I lunch-Time Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free. The RSAMD String Quartet give a recital. The programme is yet to be announced.


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