I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £6—£19. Alexander Lazarev ' conducts the Orchestra and the RSNO Chorus in Shostakovich's 'I'/te (iatlﬂv and Schnittke's Faust Cantata. Sarah Walker is the contralto. Michael Chance. counter- tenor; Philip Salmon. tenor and Ulsik Cold is the bass. 1 I Flamenco Fire Edinburgh Festival ' Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £5—£19.50 (Ll—£17.50). See Tue 3 l.
I leon Goates Merle-an Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. ()rgan recital of Mendelssohn‘s Prelude and Fugue in (I. Bach's Jt’.\‘tl meine l-‘reat/e Ble 610. Colin Dunn's Jesa meine Frem/c. Cresswell's The Blll('kll(’.\'.\' of I Darkness and Franck‘s ('liora/ No} in A minor. Anna Higgins on time joins Coates for his Suite for l"lu!e and Organ.
SATURDAY 4 a
I The Marriage of Figaro Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£44. See Sat 28.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall 1 Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6—£19. See Fri I 3.
I Susan McKenzie and Katherine Bockhill Renfteld St Stephen's Church. Bath Street. lptn. Free. Saxophone and
I Tommy Smith and Murray McLachlan Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 8.30pm. £7/£8.50 (£4). Smith. the virtuosojazz saxophonist and classical composerjoins forces with classical pianist. Murray McLachlan.
I Flamenco Fire Edinburgh Festival 1 Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm and tnat 2.30pm. £5—£21.50. mat £5—£12.50 (Li—£10.50). See Tue 31.
I Into The Light BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 2.30pm. Free on the door. in advance from reception or by post from Margaret Beaton. BBC Scotland. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. Gl2 8DG. The Chamber Group of Scotland perform music by Ravel. Kodaly and Edward McGuire's ; Trio.
I Mahler and More I Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000.
7.30pm. £5.50—£22.50 (£4.50—£20.50). The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 1 performs Strauss's 72rd and Verklarang ' and Beethoven‘s Svmp/zonv No 5. Kathryn i Harries is the mezzo-soprano in Mahler‘s 1 song cycle K indertotenlieiler. David
I I John Kenny Reid Concert Hall. Bristo
I I Iolanthe Theatre Royal. 282 Hope
Shallon replaces Sir Alexander Gibson who was to have conducted.
I Scottish Sintonia Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 225 1900. 7.45pm. £5.50 (£4.50/£3 children). Tickets on the door and from Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. Neil Mantle conducts the Sinfonia in Wagner's overture to the Flying Dutchman. the prelude to Loliengrin and his ll’esenrlont'k Lieder. Fiona Milne is the mezzo-soprano in some excerpts from earn/a1 and the overture to 'Iannltaaxer.
I William Alexander St Mark‘s. Castle Terrace. 6pm. £5 (£3) on the door or from Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. A recital of four of Beethoven‘s Sonatas.
I Scratch Mikado Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). The Queen‘s Hall Open Day rounds off with a Gilbert and Sullivan classic. All are welcome to add their voices to a line-up of soloists under the baton of David Lyle.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. 225 5147. 6pm. Free. Ben Saunders gives art organ recital.
MONDAY 6 Edinburgh
I Contemporary Music European Network Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3. schoolchildren free). The Emperor String Quartet; the Trio of the Neue Kotnponisten Gesellschaft and the Scottish Electro-Acoustic Music Association will perform two new works which were commissioned from Marina Adamia attd Simon Atkinson.
I The Marriage of Figaro Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£~l~l. See Sat 28.
I Michael Chance Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £8 (£6). Counter-tenor Chance sings a programme of music from the heyday of British song. including music by Dowland and Purcell.
Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. The trombonist performs his own works — La Belle at La Béte. Sonata for Alto Trombone and Sonata for Tenor Trombone. The other work on the programme is Berio‘s Sequenza V.
I Iolanthe Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£44. See Fri 27.
Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£44. See Fri 27.
I Kelvin Ensemble Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 339 8855 ext 4092. William Conway conducts the Ensemble in Mendelssohn‘s Svmphonv No 3 in A minor Op 56.
I Saltire String Quartet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £6 (£4. £2 schoolchildren). Hector Scott. violin; Jeremy Morris. violin; Susan Harris. viola and Alison Lawrance. cello perform Leighton's Seven litriations for String Quartet. C hausson's String Quartet 0/) 30
and Dvorak's String Quartet 0;) 96 in F.
.1 - ,. tints: CONCERTS, MAHLER SONG‘CYCLE
CONCERT 1: SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY
Kindertotenlieder Tod und Verklarung S mphOny No. 5
FURTHER CONCERTS SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY Pinchas Steinberg conductor & SUNDAY 19 MARCH Mark Elder conductor
with Three Concert. .. Offer - ask for details. .' BOX OFFICE 0131-529 6000
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