MUSIC CLASSICAL & OPERA
I Westbourne Music Merchants House. 7 West George Street. Tickets: at door. Further info: 639 3176. 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3/£l). William Alexander. specialist in the French composer Alkan. plays his Sonata iti .‘l major alongside more familiar Bach and Mozart. Beethoven's Andatttejai'ori and T/ll’t‘t’ Preludes by Rachmaninov.
I Ferguson Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. Alice Dumas. soprano. and Graham Hair. piano. perform Sir Songs by Clara Schumann and Someit'liere in tlte Orange Tree by Graham Hair.
I Don Giovanni Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tues 31--(51asgovv; 22 attd 24 Nov—Edinburgh. £3.50--£~l5. Scottish Opera's new production. complete with fabulous design froin Scottish painter Peter llowson. who makes his theatre design debut. John Cox is director and Nicholas McGegan conducts. Splendid cast headed by Peter Mattel in the title role. Sung in Italian with Engliin supertitles.
I The King’s Consort Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 12pm. Free with ticket. A public masterclass on authentic performance technique for strings with David Woodcock and Robert King.
I La Traviata Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7.15pm. £7.50—£17.50(£3.75—£8.75)See Wed 25. I The King’s Consort Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7/£9 (£5/£6). Bach's six Trio Sonatas performed in colourful instrumental settings iii the start of the (‘onsort's 95/96 season.
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I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£3.50). The King's Consort play The Trio Sonatas of]. S. Bar/t as they explore The German Connection oti period instruments under their director Robert King.
I Masterclasses RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Early music workshops directed by members of The King's Consort.
I Concert for Dr Kenneth Elliott Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 6pm. Free at
door. To mark Dr Elliott's retirement from g ‘ . . f soloists Tommy William. Rosa Mannion.
the Music Department after 37 years. Patricia MacMahon (soprano). Neil Mackie (tenor). Geoffrey Davidson (lute) and John Kitchen (harpsichord) provide music appropriate for the occasion.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 2. Edinburgh. £9 (£5). First concert of the winter season bears the Ensemble in Janacek's Suitefor Strings. the Viola Concerto by Telemann. with the wonderful Philip Dukes as soloist. 'I'n'sring Fields by Michael Nyman and the familiar sounds of Grieg‘s Two Elegiac Melodies and Dvorak's Serenade for Strings.
I Massed Bands Concert Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511.7.30pm.£7—£13. RAF Massed Bands on their 1995 Autumn Tour stop off at Glasgow for traditional RAF music. some classics and a nostalgic look at some of the songs leading up to VE and VJ Days. With the 25-year-old West End singer Joanne Pullen as soloist.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door.
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1.10pm. Organ duo of Michael Turnbull and John Kitchen play Carleton. Tomkins. Soler and Wesley.
I The Magic Flute Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. Extra date: Sat 28. £7.50—£17.50 (£3.75—£7.75). Music Theatre London iii their second touring production to Edinburgh. It's a new production which they promise will be a radical and revelatory interpretation from the classic repertoire.
I RSHU Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228
1 155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 28. Glasgow. £6—£l9.50 (conc avail). Carl Davis conducts Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio. a joint composition between Davis and McCartney. With
Christine Cairns. Paul Charles Clarke. Gerald Finley and the RSNO Chorus and Junior Chorus.
I Children’s Classic Concert Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 2pm. Extra date: Sun 29. Edinburgh. £7 (£4.50/£3.50/£18 family of two adults/two children). Cue tlte Music.’. ati afternoon with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera who forego their usual fare for a non-stop selection of popular concert classics including Champagne Polka. Rade!sk_v Marc/i and Britten's Soirees Musicales under the baton of Richard Armstrong. Presented by Atarah Bett- Tovim.
I the Organist Entertains Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. Free. Organ music played by Clark Wilson.
I La Belle Helene Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Mon 30. Thurs 2. Sat 4 (mat)—Glasgow; 21 and 25 Nov—Edinburgh. £3.50—£45. See Wed 25.
I HSHU Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 551 1. 7.30pm. £6—£l9.50 (conc avail). See Fri 27. Edinburgh.
I The Magic Flute Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £7.50—£17.50(£3.75-£7.75). See Fri 27.
I Music at St Mungo St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. 2.30pm. Free. Filid/i — spiritual and religious cult music and its popular derivatives from around the world.
I Hebrides Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. Extra date: Tues 31. Edinburgh. £7.50 (£3). Two Czech masterpieces by Janacek and Dvorak are programmed with two world premieres from Scotland — Songs from A Book of Herne by John Kenny and Bottom 's Dream by John Heame. lrene Drummond is the soprano soloist.
I City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £8-£15. Plenty of fireworks in this musical celebration of Hallowe'en with the orchestra in macabre mood as it performs the familiar fantastic and excerpts from the world of film.
I Children’s Classic Concert Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 2pm. £7 (£4.50/£3.50/£l8 family of two adults/two children). See Sat 28. Glasgow.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. Edinburgh Renaissance Band in a flourish of period
instruments for a lively hour-long programme.
I Chorus 0! Fauna University St Michael and All Saints Church. Brougham Street. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. Extra date: Mon 30. Glasgow. £5 (£3). The lldebrando Pizzetti Choir of the University of Parma from Italy iii Italian Renaissance Music by Marenzio. Giovannia da Nola and Orazio Vecchi.
I la Belle Helene Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 2. Sat 4 (mat). Glasgow; 21 atid 25 Nov. Edinburgh. £3.50—£45. See Wed 25. I Chorus of Panna University Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: 227 5511. 8pm. £5 (£3/£2). See Stiii 29. Edinburgh.
I lunchtime Concert Hutchesotis' H:- 11. 2 John Street. Tickets: 227 551 1. 1.15pm. £2. A recital of English song including Purcell and Finzi‘s song cycle Earth and Airand Rain to poems by Thomas Hardy. William Jenkins is the baritone and Edward Rushton is the pianist.
I Don Giovanni Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 22 and 24 Nov. Edinburgh. £3.50—£45. See Thurs 26.
I Coryphees Hillhead Parish Church. Further info: 339 4281 (lnstitut Francais [)‘Ecosse). 7.30pm. Free. Vocal music of the 19th and 20th centuries by Brahms. Wolf. Ravel. lvlendelssohn. Schubert and Regen
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. The Merlyn Trio play Mozart arid Faure.
I Hebrides Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3).See Sun 29. Glasgow.
I Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Masterclass for post-graduate opera students directed by Ryland Davies.
I St Petersburg Exchange Concert Guinness Room. RSAM D. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. Admission free by ticket. A lunchtime recital by staff and students of the St Petersburg Conservatoire. Instruments include balalaika. domra and piano.
I lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 1.15pm. Free at door. Glasgow Music Festival Award Winners in a programme of music for baritone. piano atid violin by Shostakovich. Sviridov. Schubert and Debussy.
I La Belle Helene Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 4 (mat). Glasgow; 21 and 25 Nov. Edinburgh. £3.50—£-15. See Wed 25.
I BSHU Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Fri 3. Edinburgh. £6—£19.50 (conc avail). Walter Weller is tonight’s conductor for Schubert's Svmp/tonv No 5, Beethoven‘s Symphony No S and M ozart‘s Piano Concerto No 2/ with Andreas Haelliger as soloist.
I 81’ Scottish Ensemble QUcen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. See Fri 27. Glasgow.
55 The List 20 Oct-2 Nov 1995