Elgar's String Serenade and Mozart‘s Symphony No 38 ( 'Prague ').



I King’s Consort Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. £2.50 (£1.50). Director Robert King (harpsichord). Lorna Anderson (soprano) and Katharina Sprcckelsen (oboe) feature in the Consort's Italian-flavoured programme of music by Vivaldi. Handel. Albinoni and Geminiani. Followed at 2.30pm by a free workshop on early music by members of the Consort.

I Glasgow Wind Band Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50/RSAMD students free). Music from Bourgeois to Bernstein. McGuire to Walton from the ensemble who have been Scottish Open Section Champions five times and UK Champions twice. Mhairi Milne (clarinet) is tonight's soloist.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm.£6—£19.50. internationally acclaimed soprano Felicity Lott joins the RSNO for Poulenc‘s one-act telephone opera La Voix Humaine (sung in French with English surtitles), while the rest of the programme brings together Mozart‘s Symphony No 6 and Symphony No 4/ (‘Jupiter ').



I Junior Academy Percussion Extravaganza Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3.30pm. Free by ticket. The talented youngsters bang their own drums.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra




MOZART’s first Turk opera.

A fairytale wonder packed with enchanting arias, the hits of the

film Amadeus.


aide Prisoners of love

In Hal/gang .lmatlem .llo/arl (I 780)



Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall i Street, 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6.50<-£19.50. See Fri 15.


I King’s Consort Masterclass Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). Noon. Free. Before tonight's concert, Robert King teams up with Scottish soprano Lorna Anderson for a masterclass designed for string and wind players and singers.

I Zaide Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7.15pm. £5.50—£19.50 (£4.50—£9.75). An early and generally unknown opera by Mozart (although some of the songs appeared in the film Amadeus). Za'u/e follows the fates of five characters caught tip in their romantic desires in a Turkish seraglio. Dublin‘s Opera Theatre Company teams up with the RTE Concert ()rchestra under conductor Prionnsias ()‘Duinn. See preview.

I Edinburgh Royal Choral Union Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. 225 1900. 7.30pm. £7 (£5) from choir members or 441 2675. Christopher Bell conducts the ERCU, students from the

Endelllon String Quartet tuck in to Haydyn, Wolf and Beethoven, Edinburgh

, Sun 17 RSAMI) and organist Morley \‘v'hitehead in Rutter ‘s‘ (iloria. Walton's Coronation 'Ie I)eu/n. Matthias's I.t t .-lll I/te llorltl. Howells's I’.vt.'lnt Prelude Up 52 .\'o / and David Paul Jones‘s i’rom 'I‘he lit/ye (it The World.

I Lay Clerks of St Mary’s Cathedral St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. 225 6293. 7.30pm. £5. A programme of extreme contrasts this evening. with Machaut's .1Ie.\_ve t/e .Votre I)a/ne —‘ the earliest existing four-part Mass - interspersed with the movements from Messiaen's ,llesse tIe Ia I’enteeote. Other items on the programme include Poulenc‘s Quatre I’rteres tle l'iraneotx tl'.' and music by Josquin. Dufay and [)nrulle. Timothy Byram-Wigfie1d is the organist.

I String Concert St Stephen's Centre. St Stephen Street. 7.30pm. £5 (£2) from ()ne World Shop in St John's Church. Princes Street; by post from Ms Yeo. 31 Warrender Park Terrace. Edinburgh EH9 llil) (please enclose sac. and cheque payable to Intermediate ’l'echnology): and on the door. What makes this concert unusual is not the music performed. bttt the fact that the instruments used guitar. mandolin. lute. violin. string quartet -— have been made to professional standard by members of the Community Education Musical Instrument Making Class at Broughton High School. An exhibition of their work precedes the concert from 6.30pm.

I King’s Consort Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £9/£7 (£6/£5). See Fri 15.


I Rudsambee Choir and Solsequeium St Fillan's Church. Hawkcraik Road. 7.30pm. Entry by donation to Bosnian charities. Rudsambee a cappella choir and Solsequeium recorder consort play a varied selection of Renaissance and 20th century music.



I llSllO Allander Ensemble Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 1pm. £5 (£4). The Musical Fingers series continues with the Ensemble playing Nielsen's Serenata In l’ano. the chamber version of Strauss‘s 'Iill Eulenspiegel and Beethoven's Septet in Ifjlat.

I Piano Recital Burrell Collection. Pollokshaws Road. 2.30pm. £7 (£5) from 227 551 1 and on the door. Charles Owen. runner up in the 1995 Scottish lntemational Piano Competition, plays Beethoven's 'Pathetique' Sonata. Schubert‘s Four Impromptux. Chopin's Ballade No 3 and James MacMillan‘s Sonata.

I City ot Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £8-£15. An evening of stirring and haunting music from the Emereld Isle. hosted by Classic FM‘s Henry Kelly. lain Sutherland conducts a programme that includes Anderson‘s Irish Suite. The Lark In The Clear/hr. Percy Grainger's Molly

()n The Shore and Burton Lane's I’inian 'x RtllIl/tttil‘.

I Paragon Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50). ‘A programme that's brighter than a 100 watt light bulb and stronger than a bolt of lightening claims the publicity. and ‘Powered Up‘ (as the evening is called) certainly does boast an electric line-up. Literally. as each piece involves electronic gadgetry. John Maxwell chdes's Mugvka Kamera/na and lidward McGuire‘s .llartyr and Prelude 9 are the Scottish representatives iii a programme that also includes Stepan Rostomyan‘s .S'ymphonv No .i‘ and Stanislaw Krupowicrs Farewell Variations;


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £5.50 £22.50 t£~1.50~£20.50). The BBC SS()'s Rachmaninov series comes to an end with the richly lyrical Symphony No 3‘. Also on the bill are the Preludes to Acts 1 and 111 of Loire/term by Wagner attd Canteloubc's Songs ()f The xltii'erene. with the brilliant. best-selling soprano Lesley (Jarrett.

I Endellion String Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 663 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—-£12(£3~—£7). ()ne of the fittest string ensembles in the world. the iindellions return to lidittburgh for the second of three concerts (the final instalment is in May). Tonight's fare consists of llaydn's Quartet ()p 54 No 5‘, Wolf's Italian Serenat/e and Beethoven's Quartet 0/; 59 No 2. one of the famous ‘Ra/umovsky' quartets.


I Piano Recital Hutchesons' Hall. 2 Joint Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. Piano music by four ‘Macs‘ MacCunn. Mcliwan. Mackenzie and McLeod - played by a fifth. Murray Mc1.achlan.


I Emperor Ouartet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3. schoolchildren free). Under the wing of liCA’l‘. the young quartet plays Andre Boucourechliev's Quartet No 3’ and latmis Xenakis's 'letras. The rest of the programme consists of Kenneth Dempster's Under The Hammer. Alejandro Vinao's Borges y el Iispe/o and the first performance of What Has Happened Iii All That Beauty. a specially commissioned work for quartet. soprano and electronics by Edinburgh-based composer ()rnette Clennon. Boucourechliev will attend the concert as guest of honour.



I Piano Recital ln-Service Suite. Jordanhill Campus. 12.30pm. See Tue 19. I Vocal Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMl). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). An opportunity to hear the rising stars of the RSAMD's Singing Department as they give a concert of solos and ensembles from the great European song tradition.



I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50—£21. Alexander Lazarev conducts the RSM) in Ravel‘s 111 lit/re. i{£lChitiilllltlLt\"s Rhapwnlv ()n A Theme ()fl’aganini. 1.utoslawski‘s Variations ()n xi Theme ()f Paganini and Pictures At An Ifrhihition by Mussorgsky (orchestrated by Ravel). John Lill is the guest pianist.

56 The List 8-21 Mar 1996