CLASSICAL & OPERA MUSIC
I Intel u l Cathcart Road. 8.30pm. Free. Live music.
I Bob’s loft Victoria Bar. Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. I Jinty MeGInty's Ashton Lane. 9pm. Free. Di]
I Part D. Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. 9pm. Free. Accordion.
I Brazen Read I Cathcart Road. 8.30pm. Free. Live bands.
I Victoria ear Stockwell Street. 9pm. Free. Live groups.
I Iorth Sea Gas Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 9pm. Free.
I Graeme E. Pearson Homes Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 9.15pm. Free. I Alan Hunter and Friends Waterloo Buffet. Waterloo Place. 9pm. Free.
I Billy Mitchell Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free.
I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. 9pm. Free. Scots/Irish session.
I live Bands Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 9pm.-midnight. Free.
I Shore Music The Shore Bar. Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Folk instrumental music.
I Gnome E. Pearson Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion music in the bar.
I Sandy erectile and Friends Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9-1 1pm. Free. Fine accordionist in an open session.
I and Friends Wine Glass. Newington Road. 9pm. Free.
I Sandy Dell's Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from lpm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.
I live Irish Music Finnegan’s Wake. Victoria Street. 9pm. Free.
I legend: 71 Cowgate. 225 8382. Midnight—3am. Free. Late—night folk session/jam with members of various bands.
I Tron Ceilidh lime Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. Bluegrass night. I Rubbish Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Live Irish Music Finnegan‘s Wake. Victoria Street. 9pm. Free.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Instrumental. mainly Irish.
I Patsy Mack Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9.30pm. Free.
I Graeme E. Pearson Covenanter. High Street. 9.30pm. Free.
I O” Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 9pm—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I live Irish Music Finnegan‘s Wake. Victoria Street. 9pm. Free.
I The Shore It The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Live music.
I sat"! Dell's Forrest Road. 9pm. Session. Free.
I Tron Ceilidh m Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. Informal session with Orkney‘s Wrigley Sisters on fiddle and guitar.
CLASSICAL & OPERA mam-
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical & Opera Listings compiled by Jonathan Trew.
I Operating Theatre The Old Fruitmarket. Candleriggs. 357 1826. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). The Chamber Group of Scotland. Conducted by Paul MacAlindin. perform GP. Cribari's opera ‘Las Escondidas'. The piece is being choreographed by Guadalupe Echegoyen Monroy who will be dancing throughout the performance. Kate Brown directs.
I Glasgow Grand Opera New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £7—£ 10 (students and UB40s half price). Joanne Brookes directs Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.
I Carmen King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £5—£I2. Edinburgh Grand ()pera present their production of Bizet's best loved opera. The conductor and musical director is Christopher Bell and the director is Gerry Mulgrew. Donald Maxwell sings the role of the Toreador.
I National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Chamber Orchestra Victoria Hall. Helensbnrgh. Tickets and information from Sound Thinking Music Shop. 01436 6722 30. 7.30pm. £10 (£l/£5). Ernst
Ko\ acic conducts and is the soloist in Mozart’s VIN/IN Concerto No 3. The programme includes Rossini‘s 'lant'rer/i ()I't’l'llll’t'. Edward Harper's Fantasia V: I’as'A'ttt'ag/iafor C/IllIII/H‘I‘ Orchestra and Beethoven 's Svntp/lonv No /.
I The Glasgow Chamber Choir St Aloysius Church. Garnethill. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The Choir. directed by Robert Marshall and the Glasgow Consort. led by Clive Thomas. will perform Mozart‘s Requiem.
I Glasgow Grand Opera New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £7-£10 (students and UB40s half price). See Fri 7.
I Operating Theatre The Old Fruitmarket. Candleriggs. 357 1826. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Fri 7.
I Carmen King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £5—£l2. See Fri 7.
I City or Glasgow Philhannonlc Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50—£l6. Iain Sutherland conducts the Philharmonic in all of your special requests and favourites. You guessed it. it's the last night ofthe Pops.
I The Morley String Ouartet Burrell Collection Lecture Theatre. Burrell Collection. 331 1854. 2.30pm. £4 (£2). The Quartet perform music by Haydn and Mendelssohn.
I Promenade Organ Recitals Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Free. William Hutcheson of St Margaret‘s Parish Church. Dalry gives a recital.
I National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.30pm. £8 (£l/£4). The NYOS Chamber Orchestra. conducted by Emst Kovacic. will be joined by Polina Chersonskaja (piano). Derren Coles (clarinet) and Tomas Tomasson (voice). the three finalists of the LASMO Staffa Music Award. The programme comprises Edward Harper‘s Fantasia V. Beethoven‘s Symphony No / and Rossini's Tant'retli Overture. The adjudicators are Lady Barbirolli. Emanuel Hurwitz and Edward Harper.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 5147. 6pm. Free. Lenten address and music.
I National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £10 (£l/£5). See Sun 9. Tonight's performance will include a guest performance frotn the winner of last night's competition.
I Coro da Camara St Michael and All Saints Church. Brougham Place. 8pm. £5 (£3). All the way from Coruna in Galicia. Spain comes this choir directed by Julian Jesus Perez with a programme of sacred and secular music by Galician/Spanish composers from the I 1th to the 20th century.
I Midsummer Opera Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9.50—£l7.50 (£4.75—£8.75). Midsummer Opera present Mozart’s The Marriage oj'Figaro. David Skewes is the artistic dirCCtor and the musical director is David Roblou. The production will be sung in English.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6—£I9. Neeme Jarvi conducts the RSNO and the RSNO Chorus in Mahler's Swnphonv No 2, "l'he Resurrection '. Adrianne Pieczonka is soprano and Jean Rigby the mezzo- soprano.
I Telemann Ensemble Merchant's House. 7 West George Street. 639 3176. 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3). The baroque Ensemble will perform works by Vivaldi. Scarlatti and their namesake.
I Coro da Camara St Andrews Church. St Andrews Square. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Tue II.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7pm. £3.50-£13. Sir Charles Mackerras conducts the
Choristers of St Mary's Cathedral and the SC() Chorus iit Bach‘s St Matthew Passion. John Mark Ainsley is the Evangelist. Simon Keenlyside sings Christus. Joan Rodgers the soprano. Patricia Bardon the mezzo-soprano. Ian Bostridge the tenor and David Wilson- Johnson the bass.
I Schola Cantorum of Edinburgh Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 5pm. £5.50—£l4.50 (£4.50-£l2.50). Eric lbler conducts the Choir in Bach's St John Passion. Christopher Hobkirk is the Evangelist. Christopher Underwood is Christus. Stuart Maclntyre is Pilate. Patricia MacMahon the soprano. Helen Lothian the alto and the tenor is lain Paton.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lolltlall Road. 228 l155. 7.30pm. Lit—£19. See Thurs l3.
I The Sinking ot the Titanic Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £7.5()-—£l2.50 (£6.50n£10.50). Eighty-three years and one day off the anniversary of the ship‘s sinking the Festival Theatre presents Gavin Bryar‘s multi-lnedia music examination of the legacy that was left behind. Apparently the ship's orchestra went down playing .‘Vearer My God 72) 'l'ln'r'. An .-\berdeenshire paper covered the disaster under the headline ‘|.ocal
' Man Lost At Sea'. I Scottish Chamber Orchestra St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets and information Queen's Hall Box Office. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £S/£I2. See Fri 14.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 5147. 6pm. Free. Fiona Lindsey (soprano). Mhairi Laffity (mezzo- soprano) and Isabelle Anderson (pianist) give a recital.
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I Charles Dobler Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. The pianist will give a recital of works yet to be announced.
I Capella Nova St Vincent de Paul RC Church. Eastwood. 638 651 1. 7.30pm. £7.50. A gala concert celebrating the arrival of Spring (hopefully). this is part of the Eastwood Festival. The first half sees Byrd's Massjor I’our Voices and the second consists of folk-song settings by Vaughan-WilIiams. Benjamin Britten. John Rutter and other composers.
I Chamber Music Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. A concert given by student chamber ensembles.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £7/£9 (£4/£6). As usual Clio Gould is the director and the violin in the Ensemble‘s rendition of Britten's Simple Sv/nphonv. Gorecki's Concerto for K evboart/ and Strings and Britten's Variations on a Theme of F rank Bridge. Barry Douglas is the pianist in Mozart's Piano Concerto in A.
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