CLASSICAL & OPERA MUSIC
I Princess Ida Church Hill Theatre. Momingside Road. 447 7597. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5) from Church Hill Theatre. Queen's Hall (668 2019) and Hugh Acland. 73 Dundas Street (556 3012). See Mon 27.
I Piano Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £2.50 (£1.50). Students from the RSAMD's Department of Keyboard Studies play Brahms's Four Serious Songs and Three Intermezzi. and Schubert's Three Song Transr'riptions and Adagio For Piano Trio.
I Cosi Fan Tutte New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). See Sat 25.
I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Morley Whitehead plays music by Bach. Brahms. Franck and lves.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. £7-£ 19.50 (concs). See Thurs 30. I Princess Ida Church Hill Theatre. Momingside Road. 447 7597. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5) from Church Hill Theatre. Queen‘s Hall (668 2019) and Hugh Acland. 73 Dundas Street (556 3012). See Mon 27.
I also Scottish Symphony Orchestra MacRobert Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 8pm. £12 (£9.50/£6). The BBC SSO‘s Chief
‘nn Strauss’ Die Flederma
Conductor Osmo V'anska begins a series of concerts showcasing the symphonic works of his fellow countryman Jean Sibelius. Tonight. it’s the turn of the Finnish composer‘s Symphony No I and Violin Concerto (with soloist Pekka Kuusisto. winner of the 1995 Sibelius Violin Competition). Beethoven‘s Overture: Egmont opens the proceedings.
I la Boheme Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45. See Sat 25. I one Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6—£15 (£4.50/£4). See Fri 31. with Sibelius's The Swan OfTuonela replacing Beethoven's Overture: Egmont.
I Princess Ida Church Hill Theatre. Momingside Road. 447 7597. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5) from Church Hill Theatre. Queen‘s Hall (668 2019) and Hugh Acland. 73 Dundas Street (556 3012). See Mon 27.
I Dunedin Consort Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7—£12(£4—£IO.50/£3). The second concert by one of Scotland‘s newest groups concentrates on a (‘ttppel/u music in various styles by Debussy. Vaughan Williams. Poulenc. Britten. Ravel and Scottish composer Thea Musgrave.
SUNDAY 2 '
I Chamber Group ot Scotland Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332
5057. 7.45pm. £8 (£3.50/£2). Stark and powerful music by the reclusive Galina Ustvolskaya - Grand Duet For Cello And Piano and Duet For Violin And Piano - is featured alongside the Piano Trio No l by her teacher. Shostakovich.
I Scottish Sinfonia Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 7.45pm. £6.50 (£6/£4) from Queen's Hall (668 2019). Usher Hall (228 1155). King's Theatre (220 4349) and at the door. There's a strong French ﬂavour to tonight‘s programme. as Neil Mantle conducts Berlioz's Overture: Beatrice Et Benedict. excerpts from Fauré‘s Pelleas Er Melisande. Ravel‘s Rapsorlie Espagnole and Debussy’s La Mer. The Italians get a look in with Respighi's The Pines Of Rome.
I lieder Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. l0am. Free. Student singers take part in the first stage of the two-day John D. Miles Lieder Prize.
I lieder Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free. See Mon 3.
I Vocal Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Neil Mackie (tenor) and Roger B. Williams (piano) perform Cresswell's Stratelles From Baptiserl Generations and
Barrett-Ayres‘s Biblical Songs.
I Chamber Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5-£ l2 (£3-£7). The ‘Tuesday Live' series begins with the first of four concerts broadcast live on Radio 3 from the Queen's Hall. Tonight pianist Stephen Kovacevich joins Scottish Chamber Orchestra principals James Clark (violin). Catherine Marwood (viola) and Ursula Smith (cello) for Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor and Beethoven‘s Piano Sonata. up [I I .
I Piano Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free. Glasgow-based students compete for the Peter Lindsay Miller Prize for piano duos.
I Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092. 1.15pm. Free. A recital of new works by student composers at the University of Glasgow.
I Choral Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The Academy Choir is joined by student soloists and conductor Richard Jeffcoat for Handel‘s dramatic oratorio Bels/iazzar. a tale of corruption and divine punishment.
I lloyal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£21 (cones) from 287 5511. Anne Manson conducts the premiere of Lyell Cresswell‘s new work. C oneerto For String Quartet And Orchestra. in which the RSNO are joined by the Aberdeen-based Yggdrasil Quartet. The programme is rounded up by Stravinsky's 1919 version of The
F ire/tin! Suite and Dvorak's Symphony No 7.
Theatre Royal Glasgow
28 January: 1. 13. 19 February: 26 March Box Office 0141- 3329000 0 First Call (booking fee) 0141-556 5555
The most popular opera ever written - Puccini’s mow‘ng story of love in the garrets of Paris.
“....stunningly atmospheric and
evocative. ” The Herald
Production sponsored by Walter Scott & Partners
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
23. 25 January; 26. 28 February Box Office 0131-529 6000
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