Scottish Opera in La Traviata

I the Count Of Luxembourg king's Theatre. 1.e\'en Street. 7.30pm. £5 L“) from King's ’l‘lieatre bo\ office. .-\ssembly Rooms. l‘slrer Hall. Queen's Hall or Ticketline (ill 22114349 See Tue 27.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra llslrer Hall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £4.5()«£16.50 (£51 from Queens H.r11 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 1'sher Hall. Assembly Rooms and 'liicketline (220 4349). Sir Charles .\lackerras gets things underway with two .\lo/at'l layorrrrtes ()t‘t‘l‘llll‘t’.' [Li/r (irrir'a/ini arid Strap/roar No 4/ ( Ila/uni"; tlten it’s Beethoyen's I’iauo (our (No .\'o _\‘ w 1th soloist .-\lfred Brerrdel. This concert marks the first time that Mackerras and Brendel hay e worked together.

I John Currie Singers and Orchestra Queen's Hall. ('lerk Street. 668 201‘) (credit card hotline 667 7776i. Spm. LES (Hi/£4.50). A programme of choral music including Bach's .llaeui/ir a“! and Thomas Wilson's .llrsxa l’ro .llrurr/u ( 'o/iIirr/ialu.




MOZART’s first Turk opera.

A fairytale wonder packed with enchanting arias,

the hits of the

film Amadeus.



I Academy Wind Orchestra Steyerrson Hall. RS.~\.\11). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lr‘iti,{250111.501l)ayidl)a\ies conducts a midday concert featuring music by .\rnold. (itiy \Voolt'enderi. Holst and .lolrtr \Vrllranis (the Slur liars Saga). I University of Strathclyde/Burns Bicentenary Concert Barony Hall. Castle Street ‘l'rckets: 227 5511. 7.30pm. t5/L‘S (i2 50 :5 5m. Highlight ofthe night is .lohn (erdner 's .1 liar/it Scar/wire -- which recently premiered at the City Hall

but the rest of the programme also offers an interesting diversity: l'laydn's Syrup/tour .\’u /()4 I Tom/nu 'l. Vaughan \Villiams's /*rr'r' .1/t‘.\lir'tl/Songs and [farm Stir/net by John Mclrrtosh. James Hunter and \'.r'.:gh;=.r: Williams. Strathclyde 1‘nryersity thorns. ('hanrher Choir and Orchestra are ioined by baritone \Villiam Coleman.


I Organ Recital Mcliwati Hall. Bristo Sqrrare. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. John Kitchen plays l)upre's ('urlr‘fler' e! lJltl/lir’ and Strap/ionic-I’assio/r.

I Hansel And Gretel Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.15pm. £8.50~£45 (£8.50—L‘42 I. See Thurs 2‘). I The Count Of Luxembourg King's Theatre. l.e\en Street. 7.30pm. £5—L“)

from King's Theatre box office. Assembly

Rooms. Usher Hall. Queen's Hall or 'l‘icketline on 220 434‘). See Tue 27.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra l’sltet‘ Hall. 1.otlrian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm.£6--£1‘).50. Pianist Janis \akarelis Joins the RSNt) and RSNO (‘horus under (‘liinese conductor lirr Shao for Mozart’s Piano Concerto Na 20. There's more Mo/art in the shape of Syrup/rout .\'o /7. and an eastern theme

SATURDAY 16 MARCH AT 7.15PM “d # al C

Prisoners of Love ..

I)_i' Hill/gang Amadeus Mozart (l 780)



THEATRE 0131-529 6000

with Bartok's 'I‘lu' rlIiI'ar'uloris Mandarin and Yanjrren llau's The Shadow Of .llori/I/Ig'IIl.



I Royal Scottish National Orchestra (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauclriehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6.5()-£l‘).50. See Fri 1.


I The Count Of Luxembourg King's 'l‘heatrc. 1.e\'en Street. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. 115-49.“) from King's Theatre box office. Assembly Rooms. llslier Hall. Queen’s Hall or 'l'icketline on 220 434‘). See Tue 37.

I La Traviata liestiyal 'l‘lreatr‘e. Nicolsotr Street. 52061100. 7.15pm. 92850-815 (£5.51)»—.L'42r. See \Veti 2S.

I Edinburgh University Musical Society Orchestra and Choir L’sher Hall. l.otliian Road. lttforttiatiort: 650 2423. 7.30pm. U {S from lil ‘MS members and Usher Hall box oflice. James White conducts this full-scale rendition of Mahler’s Syrup/rout .\'o S.

I New Edinburgh Orchestra Nicolson Square Church. Nicolson Square. 7.30pm. £6 (£31 from Queen's Hall Bo.\()1'fice (668 2010). Putting winter behind them and looking forward to spring. the NH) begin this concert with Beethoyen's .S'\'/r1/)/in/r\'.\'u6. keep the buoyant atmosphere aliye with Strayinsky's

Ham (’.\' (‘o/rr‘c'rlarrlr's and round the eyeriing off with (ioarrod's l’r'lrlr' Syrup/mare. scored for the orchestra's wind section.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra (ilasgow Royal (‘oncert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6.50-~£l‘).50. [irate/rear! has now beetr added to the roster of film music layourites -- .lumssr'r‘ l’a/‘k, .S'r'lir/irl/r'r't lit! and Ben Hrrr will also be performed giving a localtish) slant to an always popular eyening.

I Chamber Group of Scotland Stevenson Hall. RS.-\r\ll). 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3.50/L‘2). :\ mixed media concert. fusing music and dance in lidward Mc(irrire‘s liup/Iorr'a and Peter Maxwell l)ayies‘s li's'a/ir Irv/it's (both c1roreographed by Rosina Bonsu). The other works in the programme are Askell Masson's I’I'im and The Dancer lit/lltll‘r/(Il‘tl by Martin Dalhy.


I Piano Recital St Mark‘s. ('astlc 'l'err'ace. 6pm. £51943) front ()ueen's Hall (credit card hotline 667 7776i. 1'slrer Hall and on the door. William .-\lesander plays piano music by

I Merchiston Castle School Orchestra (ireyfriars Kirk. ('andlemaker Row. 225 1900. 7pm. Tickets available front the school. Pupils from .\lerchrstori ('astle sing and play Pergolesi's .llaemrir'ru. Haydn‘s lmauae e! limae (Time. Bellini‘s ()lme (‘o/it'r'rlo in If Hal. Mo/ar't's .llrt'ra lil'r'i'r't m l) and. as a rousing tinale. Rutterk arrangement of When The Saints (in .llrirr Iii/re In.

I Songs And Poems For Peace Queen‘s Hall. (‘1erk Street. 668 201‘) (credit card hotline 667 7776i. 7.30pm. Lil/£2. As part of the 10th l-Zdinburgh Peace liestiyal. Ronald Steyenson presents a programme of music on the theme of peace by Handel. Mo/art. Rorem and Steyenson himselftthe premiere of a new work). He isjoined by tenor Wills Morgan. soprano Moira Harris and pianist Richard Black.


I Paisley Abbey Choir Paisley Abbey. 83‘) 7654/3537. 6.30pm. £8 (£6) from Abbey shop or on the door. Accompanied

by baroque instruments and directed by George Mcl’hee. the choir perform Bach's SI .lltlH/lt‘lt' Passion rn stritably splendid surroundings.



I Academy String Quartets (itlltlttess Roonr. RSAMl). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 12.30pm. liree. .-\ postgraduate composers' concert consisting of Audrey Mackies l)r\'. Jeffrey Koene‘s (‘o/ii/re ll'iI/r litres {llltl lieu/it. Ross ("arirpbell‘s Lauri/mar and AIM) Part's Sir/ulna.

I Strathclyde Schools Chorus (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2 (concessions ayarlable l. .»\ccompamed by Scottish ()pera ()rclrestra and joined by soloists 1-.1i/;rbe!lrlletheringtorr.Frances

Mct ‘afferty. Alexander Morrison and lyor Klaytrian. the 200-strong chorus pet'fortti Verdi’s Net/(lava.


I Chamber Group of Scotland Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘) (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3.50/L'2). See Sun .‘s.

Glasgow I Edinburgh Ouartet Hutchesons' llall.

.lolin Street. 1.15pm. £2. Information: 552 4400 est 3444. A lunchtime concert featuring Haydn's Quartet in (i, ()p 77 .\'o / and l)\'or;'rk's Quarter/'11 If U,» W) ("xi/llt'l'H'rI/I 7.


I Edinburgh University Singers Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.11)l‘lll. l‘ree. .lolin Kitchen directs the lil' Singers in 1.;rsstrs Sill/NH .llalr'r. (iorecki‘s ilirlm 'limx and l.otti‘s (Tar/firm.


Glasgow I Edinburgh Ouartet Iii-Service Suite. .lordanhill ('ampus. 12.30pm. See Tue 5.


I Edinburgh University Singers The (ilass Arcade. lidrnburgh School of .-\griculture. KHth Buildings. West Mains Road. 1.10pm. l‘ree (tickets from l‘aculty of Science and lingrneerrrrg reception arid at the door). See Tue 5.


I Uni-Son Concert Hall. l'niyersity of (ilasgow. 330 4092. 1,15piri. l‘t‘ce. :\ lunchtime concert featuring new works by liying corirposers.

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret l)riye. 7.45pm. liree tickets by post front SSH Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting llorrse. Queen Margaret l)riye. (ilasgow. (il2 S’l)(i (enclosing sac). The fourth concert in the BB(‘ SS()'s ’(‘utting lidge‘ season begins with Verdi‘s ()i'erlrrn'.‘ Luisa Miller and continues w rtlr Busoni's Tin/iii (but ('I'Iu (w ith soloist Marco Riui). the 1K premiere of (iiacinto Scelsi‘s (Via/(rant and Luciano Berro‘s l-‘n/Awney (with irieHo-soprano l-‘iona Kimmi.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘) (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £4.50--£16.50 (£5). Soloist Peter l)onohoe joins the SC‘() for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 5 ('Iimpemr'i; the programme is completed by lilgar's harm/ration .‘lllr/ silleem and Mendelssohn's Sir/Ire Syrup/roar Nu 9.

55 The List 23 Feb-7 Mar 1996