MUSIO classical & opera
CLASSICAL & OPERA continued
THURSDAY 27 GLASGOW
I Piano Recital Merchants’ House. West George Street. 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3/£ l ) at the door. James Kirby plays Mozart's Sonata in A major ( 'A [la Turca '). Busoni‘s Toccata (Fantasia after J. S. Bach) and Schumann's Fantasia in (7.
I Kelvin Ensemble Concert Hall. University ofGlasgow. University Avenue. 330 4092. 1.15pm. Free. Today‘s concert includes Grieg's Holherg Suite. Elgar‘s Serenade For Strings and Britten's Simple Symphony. Nigel Boddice conducts.
I Strathclyde University Symphony Orchestra Barony Hall. Castle Street. 8pm. £5 (£3.50/£2.50) front 552 4400 ext 3444. Alan Tavener cottducts the student orchestra in John McLeod's Hebridean Dances. Dvortik‘s Cello Concerto (with soloist Mark Bailey) attd Schubert‘s Symphony No 6.
I Bt‘irclt. Graeter, Casserley Trio Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. The trio — playing piano. cello and voice. and live electronics — explore new techniques within an interactive improvising environment. using an IRCAM Signal Processing Workstation artd MIDI processing software.
I Die Fledermaus Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9-£45 (£7-£42). See Sat 22.
I The Gondoliers King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6—£10.50 (£6). See Tue 25.
I King's Consort Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card ltotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5.50—£10.50(£4—£8). The group play Bach's Sirtfonia front Cantata 42. Pergolesi’s Salve Regina and Handel's Oboe Concertos in leat and G minor and Motet: Serviat Tel/us.
I King's Consort Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). See Thurs 27. A free masterclass on early music follows at 2.30pm.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £9 (£5). Composer Piers Hellawell weaves the sea-scapes and lochs of his Harris home into Sound Carvings Front Tlte Water’s Edge. performed here on a bill with Handel‘s Concerto Grosso 0p 6/Il. Barber's ever- popular Adagio For Strings. Haydn‘s Cello Concerto in C (with soloist Alison Lawrance) and Suk‘s Serenade For Strings.
I Raphael Ensemble Milngavie Town Hall. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£4.50/£2.50/children free) at the door. Info from 01224 620025. A concert featuring Brahms‘s Sextet in G and Schubert‘s Quintet in C.
I Organ Recital Mcliwatt Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Thomas Laing-Reilly plays music by Reger. Duruflé and Buck.
I La Boheme Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9—£45 (£7—£42). See Wed 26.
I The Gondoliers King's Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6—£10.50 (£6). See Tue 25.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. l.otltian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £7-£ 19.50. There are two major works on the programme tonight: Beethoven's l’itttlo Concerto No 3 (with soloist Steven Osborne) and Holst‘s The Planets (with the ladies of the RSNO Chorus). Owain Anvel Hughes conducts.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £7.50—£ 19.50 (cones) from 287 5511. See Fri 28.
I Hebrides Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3/£1). Tonight sees the world premiere of a new work. commissioned by the Ensemble front Peter Nelson. Also on the bill are Koechlin's Primat'era. Ravel's Introduction And Allegro. the late Toru Takemitsu's Rain Spell and Faure's Piano Quintet No l. Philippa Tunnell joins on harp.
I Die Fledermaus Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7.15pm. £9—£45 (£7—£42). See Sat 22.
I The Gondoliers King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 2.30pm; £7/£6. 7.30 m; £6—£10.5() (£6). See Tue 25.
I E inburgh University Musical Society Choir and Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 7.30pm. £3—£ 10 (concs) front Usher Hall box office (228 1 155). EUMS members and at the door. James White cortducts Verdi‘s Requiem. I Practice Choir Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 8pm. Tickets (price the) from Queen's Hall (box office 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776). Nicholas Jones conducts a programme to include H aydn's Harmonie Mass.
I Scottish Flute Trio Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Road. 2pm. £5 (£3.50) from Cottier box office (357 3868) and Ticketlink (227 5511). Music Makers presents a new series ofconcerts providing a platform for outstanding young musicians. Today sees art unusual instrumental combination as the Scottish Flute Trio are joined by guitarist Alan Neave for music by Debussy. Damase. Davies. Tomasi and McGuire.
I Chamber Group of Scotland Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £8 (£3.50/£2).
A programme showcasing the work of young Paris-based composers — the lyrical tonality of Nicolas Bacri attd Thierry Escaich attd the American-influenced work ofJean-Francois Zygel. Guillaume C onnesson and Patti Zavaro.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £5.50—£ 19.50 (£4—£ 17.50). Martyn Brabbins conducts art all-American experience. featuring pianist Wayne Marshall on Gershwin's Rhapsme In Blue. Also winging our way from the Land of the Free are SOUsa's Stars And Stripes l-‘oret'er. I ves's Variations ()n ‘xlmerica' attd Copland's Suite: Billy The Kid.
I Violin Recital St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. 7.30pm. £6 (£3) from Queen‘s Hall (box office 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776). Edinburgh University Faculty of Music (650 2423) attd at the door. Lucy Russell (baroque violin) and David McGuinncss (harpsichord) play music by Muffat. Dupltly. J.S. Bach. Corrette and Paradies.
I Hebrides Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3/£ l ). See Sat 1. Pro-concert talk at 7.15pm.
I Paisley Abbey Choir Paisley Abbey. Place of Paisley. 7.30pm. £8 (£6) frottt 889 7654 or 889 3587. Abbey Shop attd at the door. The Choir's annual concert features performances of Fauré's Requiem. MacMillan‘s Cantos Sagrados attd Carissinti's Jephte.
I The Gondoliers Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £2—£l3. Second time this issue for Gilbert and Sullivan’s Venice-set light opera. this time performed by The ()rphcus Club. Walter Paul directs. while Musical Director lain Campbell keeps an eye on such songs as ‘Take A Pair ()f Sparkling liyes attd Regular Royal Queen.
I Chamber Group of Scotland Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 8pm. £8 (£3.50/£2). See Sun 2.
' TUESDAY 4 GLASGOW
I Piano Recital Hutcheson‘s Hall. 2 John Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. Murray McLachlan plays Brahms‘s l-‘our l’iano Pieces attd Seven Fantasias.
I The Gondoliers Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £2—£l3. See Mon 3.
I Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. A lunchtime concert featuring Schubert's String Quartet in I) ntinor.
WEDNESDAY 5 GLASGOW
I Music Competitions Guinness Roont. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free. Students battle it out for the John Ireland Prize for solo piano attd the Watson Forbes Prize for viola.
I Music Competitions Guinness Room. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Violinists compete for botlt the Hilda Bailey Prize arid the Robert Highgate Scholarship.
I The Gondoliers Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £2-—£13. See Mon 3.
I One Voice Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50/free). The Ensemble present ‘The Italian Job' without Michael Caine or a Mini itt sight. Instead. there are two pieces by Luciano Berio (Folk Songs and Sequenza IV For l’iano). Jennifer Martin's l)oulttless.’ (strongly influenced by the work of Franco Donatoni) and Donatoni‘s own Refrain.
I Uni-Son Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 4092. l.l5pm. Free. A programme featuring new works by living composers.
I Flute Masterclass Guinness Rootn. RSAMD. 100 Rettfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Peter l.loyd directs a masterclass on the woodwind instrument. I The Gondoliers Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 3329000. 7.15pm. £2—£l3. See Mon 3.
I Academy Brass Band Stevenson Hall. RSAM I). 100 Rettfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Paul Stone is the soloist for l-Iorovitz‘s lz'up/tonium Concerto iii a programme that also includes Tim Souster's lz'choes attd pieces by Holst. Vittter and Grcgson.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchieltall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£2l (cottcs) front 287 551 l. The late Toru Taketnitsu‘s colourful contposition is aptly displayed itt How Slott- The Wind. which opetts this concert. conducted by Tadaaki Otaka. Also featured are the talents of Kyoko Takezawa itt Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. attd the evening finishes with Shostakovich's Symphony No 5.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card ltotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £4.50—£l7 (£6/£3.50). Antoni Ros Marba conducts four works inspired by the composers‘ visits to Paris - Faure‘s enchanting Masques [it Bergamasqties. Saint-Sa'e'ns's Piano Concerto No 2 (witlt soloist Rolf Hind). Gluck's ()t'erture: ()rfeo lid [furvdice attd Haydn's Symphony No 86.
conducted by Martyn Brabbins piano Wayne Marshall
Stars and Stripes Forever (1897) Variations on ‘America’ (1949) Rhapsody in Blue (1924)
Suite: Billy the Kid (1938)
See it Hear it Feel it Sunday 2 March 1997 at 7.30pm Tickets from £5.50
BBC Scottish thony Orchestra
SI TNEIJST 21 Feb—6 Mar 1997