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director Peter Watson. Stephen Clarke conducts, with Claire Rutter in magniﬁcent. moving form as Violetta and Richard Coxon as Alfredo. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
I St Mary’s Music School Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 7.30pm. £5 (£I schoolchildren) from St Mary’s (538 7766). The orchestra and choirs of St Mary’s Music School are joined by the St Mary‘s Cathedral choristers. children from the School‘s Saturday classes and former pupils Steven Osborne (piano) and Susan Hamilton (soprano) for Mozart's Piano Concerto in E ﬂat and the first performance of Geoffrey King‘s Celtic Festit 'als.
THURSDAY 20 Glasgow
I Governors’ Recital Prize Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. l0am. Free. Brass competition.
I Merchants’ Music Merchants‘ House. West George Street. 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3/£l) on the door. Stephane Rancourt. principal oboe with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. teams up with pianist Lynda Cochrane for a lunchtime recital of music by Vivaldi. Mozart. Schumann and Pasculli.
I RStlo ScottishPower Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £4-£ I9 from 227 55 l 1. ‘Best ()f Baroque'. directed from the violin by Edwin Paling. includes such timeless gems as Pachelbel‘s Canon. Handel's Music For The Royal Fit'ett'orks. Bach‘s Branden/nag Concerto No 4 and Vivaldi's Cello Concerto (with soloist Pauline Dowse).
I Alceste Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7. l 5pm. £8.50—£45 (£8.50—£42). See Fri 14.
I Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra City Chambers. High Street. 7.30pm. Free. As part of the Old Town Festival Week. the ECO play music by Bach. Handel. Searlatti and Holst.
I Governors’ Recital Prize Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. I0am. Free. Piano competition.
I BSND ScottishPower Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £4-£ l9 from 227 55 I I. Spend ‘A Night On Broadway‘ under the baton of Martin Yates and in the company of soprano Kim Criswell enjoying excerpts from Annie Get Your Gun. Phantom 0] TIM ()pera. Les Miserables and other stage smashes.
I Glasgow Chamber Choir St Bride‘s Church. Hyndland Road. 7.45pm. £6 (£4) on the door. An evening of unaccompanied English choral music. including Vaughan Williams ‘Mvstical' (1‘ motor Mass. Tippett's I-‘ii'e Spirituals and other church music by Taverner and Tallis. Part ofthe West End Festival.
I Presbyterian Ladies College Choir St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. l2.l5pm. Free. The Sydney-based chamber choir present a programme of sacred music including pieces by Schubert. Mendelssohn. Mozart. Fauré. Saint-Sa'ens and Jerry Estes.
I la Traviata Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7. l5pm. £8.50—£45 (£8.50—£~l2). See Wed I9.
I Royal High School Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 Il55. 7.30pm. £6 (£4): family tickets £l2/£ l0. The pupils perform their end-of-term orchestral concert.
SATURDAY 22 Glasgow
I lunchtime Recital Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092.
I. l5pm. Free. A concert by senior students at Glasgow University's Department of Music. given as part of the West End Festival.
I RSAMD Junior Academy Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. £5 (£3). A programme consisting of Brahms's Acadetttic Festival ()l'(’l'llll‘(’. Boyce's Symphony No 5. Beethoven’s Romance in G (with Kerry Nixon on violin). Holst’s St Paul is Suite and Bizet's Suite l-‘rom Carmen.
I Glasgow University Chapel Choir University Chapel. off University Avenue. 6.30pm. Free. A choral concert to include Byrd's Four Part Mass. tnotets by Carver and Bruckner. organ and choral music by Samuel Wesley. and some lighter material for Midsummer.
I RSRG ScottishPower Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £4—£l9 from 227 55l l. It‘s Beethoven night with the RSNO and conductor ()wain Anvel Hughes isjoined by Edwin Paling (violin). Ann Archibald (soprano). Ruby Philogene (mezzo- soprano). Toby Spence (tenor). Neal [)avies (bass) and the RSNO Chorus for Overture: Ifgmont. Romance No 2 and. containing the Euro96 theme. .S‘t-mp/ronv No 9.
I Clarinet Guartet Cottier 'l‘lieatre. ()3 Hyndland Road. 357 3868. 8pm. £7 (£4). Westbourne Music presents an opporttmity to hear this unique quartet as part of the West End Festival. Baroque. jazz. romantic. contemporary and folk. with international colourings.
I Turandot Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7. l 5pm. £8.5()«»£~l5 (£8.50—£42). See Sat I5.
I Promenade Recital Courtyard. Btn'rell Collection. Pollokshaws Road. 2.30pm. Free. Robert Jones. virtuoso in Brazilian. Spanish and classical guitar. plays in the Burrell Collection Courtyard.
I St Giles’ At Six St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free. A short concert by the St Giles' Quartet.
I Greyfriars Gregorian Singers Grey t‘riars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50) in post (enclose sae) or in person from The Secretary. Greyfriars Kirk. Gt‘eyfriars Place. Edinburgh. IiHl 2QQ (cheques to ‘Greyfriars ()utreaeli l.ttl' ) or on the door. The Singers are joined by organists Andrew Armstrong and Benjamin Saunders for I)upre's let/)ers.
I Governors’ Recital Prize Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Want. Free. Strings chamber music competition.
I la Boheme New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7. l5pm. £5 (£3). The RSAMI)'s ()pera Department showcases the talents of tomorrow in Puccini's popular tale of love among the struggling artists of I8-l()s Paris. This production is directed by Mark Tinkler. who recently staged Hansel Antl Gretel for Scottish ()pera.
I Don Giovanni Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Road. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£7.50) from Cottier Theatre and 227
55l I. See Wed I9.
I Herning Boys Choir St Mary's Cathedral. 300 Great Western Road. 339 669l. 7.30pm. Free. The 50-strong Danish boys' choir perform a mix of traditional and contemporary music. including Brittcn's l-‘esu't'al 'Ie Deton. Retiring collection ill aid of the Cathedral restoration fund.
I Glendale College Concert Singers and San Marino Community Church Choir Greyfriars Kirk. Cireyfriars Place. 7.30pm. £3 on the door. (ilenn de |.ange conducts a programme including excerpts from Handel's .Ilevtnt/t. I)e||o .Ioio's I’sal/n ()1 David. Mulholland's l’oems ()7 Robert Bur/n. plus a selection of American anthems and spirituals.
I Governors’ Recital Prize Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. I0am. I-"rec. Brass chamber music competition.
I la Boheme New Athenaeum 'l‘heatre. RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.l5pm. £5 (£3). See Mon 24.
I RSNG ScottishPower Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £-l-£l9 from 227 55l I. It's Tchaikovsky's turn to fall under the spotlight at the Proms. with Bramwell Tovey condttcting the polonaise from lingerie ()neeiu. excerpts frotn Romeo silltl .lu/iel arid Sleeping Beauty. and the l’io/in ('oncer/o (with soloist Anthony Marwood ).
I Grgan Recital St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. 225 6293. 8pm. £5. Timothy Byram-\\-'igfield ends his '\\'ondrons Machine‘ prom concert series with a request recital. Bach's 'Ioccota and Fugue III I) minor and Tchaikovsky’s /.\‘/2 Overture have already been chosen. but the audience is free to suggest its own favourites by contacting the cathedral office. Close-circuit television enables the audience to watch the player.
I Colour Clinic I-‘ilmhonse. 88 l.othian Road. 228 2688. 9pm. £5 (£2.50). Six short acoustic films. projected through a state-of-the-art sound system to mark the launch of Invisible Arts -- electroacoustic composers Simon Atkinson. Robert Dow. Alistair .\lacl)onald and Pete Stollery. Abstract sounds. treated in a way that breaks dow n traditional sensorial harriors. with additional works by .lonty Ilarrison and (iilles (ioheil.
' nv \VUlJiﬁANti Asmotatts MozART
24. 25, 2'7 & 28 June 7.15pm
La Boheme Giacomo Puccini Director - .Ilm'l.‘ 'I iulclt‘r
( ‘ouilurtor - 'Iimot/rv l)ran
For anyone who longs to recapture the intensity ol’thcir first love. this is not to be missed. This production will be staged by Mark 'l‘nikler. \\ ho directed I)e|ilies‘ Le Roi [ii iii! .1! the RS.-\.\ll) l.tst June and more recently Hansel and (r't'i'tel for Scottish ()pera.
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I Covernors’ Recital Prize Conuetition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. l0am. Free. Woodwind chamber music competition.
I Don Giovanni Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Road. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£7.50) frotn Cottier Theatre and 227 55l I. See Wed I9.
I RStlo ScottishPower Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £4—£I9 from 227 55l I. No Proms is complete without ‘A Night In Vienna'. so Bramwell Tovey takes to the stage to conduct a selection of waltzes. polkas and marches by the Strauss Family. Leliar and Suppe.
I George Heriot’s School (ireyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 7.30pm. £3 (£ I) from the school. The Edinburgh school orchestra is joined by pupils from the Louise Schroeder Gymnasium iii Munich for Beethoven's ()l‘t'l‘llll't’.‘ 'I'lle Coll.\'ecl'atiott ()_/"l'/te House. Handel's /.ll(/()A' The Priest and My Heart Is Int/rung. and Lloyd Webber's litriations. Soloist for the evening is Jane Rimer.
Glasgow I La Boheme New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.
7.l5pm. £5 (£3). See Mon 24.
I RSRG ScottishPower Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £4~£ l9 from 227 55l I. The Northern Sinfonia make a guest appearance at the Proms fora night celebrating the music of Mozart. .lean Bernard Pomniier conducts [fine Kleine Naclttntuxik. Serenata .Vottto'na. .S'rmp/ronv No 39 and is soloist for Piano Concerto No 25.
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Tickets £9.50 (concessions £7.50) Currier Theatre 0|4I 357-3868 ( Etndlertgus Ticket ( Ienm- OH] 227-55“ and all Tickethnk outlets
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