this hit from the l992—93 season. and Julian Stnith is the conductor. In Italian with En tlish supertitles.
I Roya Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£2I from 287 551 I. Alexander Lazarev conducts a Shostakovich tiight. featuring Ja::. Suite No 2. Collt't'l'lu F 01' Piano. 'l'rtmipet And Strings - with Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) aiid John Gracie (trumpet) - and Svni/i/iti/iy Nu / 2 ( "I'lte Year [9/ 7 ') to mark the 80th anniversary of the ()ctober Revolution.
I Cello Masterclass Reid Concert Hall. Bi'isto Square. Wain—5.30pm. Free. Leading cellist Frances-Marie Uitti atid pianist Atianda Sukarlan give a masterclass for young composers. CaII I‘ICAT on 539 8877 for details. See also Mott I3.
I South Pacific Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 2.30pm. £7.5()--£ I950 (£3.75—£9.75). See Fri I0. I South Pacific Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8.50—£22 (no cones). See Fri I0.
I Opera Camerata Church Hill Theatre. Mot'ningside Road. 7.30pm. £6 (£5/£3) from Ticketline (220 4349) or ()pera Camerata (229 6569). See Fri I0 I Dunedin Consort Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20“) (credit card hollitle 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7-~£I2 (£4--£I0.50). The Scottish vocal eiiseitible promises a coup vv ill) the “surprise world premiere' of a work by Mendelssohn iii a programme that also includes Bi'aliiiis's lie/navliet/er llil/lft’x. Britten‘s I'il'l't' l'ilrtll‘t’l' Sit/It's”. Schubert‘s I’d/Haste in I" III/IIUI' (with Peter Iivans and Stuart Ilope on piano) and some Scottish folk songs. See also l-‘ri I0.
I Musica Antiqua Koln I’Iayfair Library. ()l(l College. University of Iidinburglt. 7.45pm. £I2 front Queen’s Hall (box office 668 20I9: credit card hotline 667 7776). L'sher Hall (228 l I55) and Georgian Concert Society. 3 Iiast Castle Road. Iidiiibtirgh. IiI-l I0 5Al’t229 SIIIS l. The world famous early music quintet play Bach‘s 'l'lie :ll'l ()/'/-'ttette. See prev tevv.
I The Barber Of Seville l.iiilithgow .-\cadein_v. Braeliead Road. 7.30pm. £6 (£5/£2i from I.iii|itltgovv Journal & (ia/ette ((ll506 844592). I.inlilligow Arts Guild (0 l 506 842630) and WI. Morrison's ((lI506 342923). Scottish ()pera (io Round (urn Rossiiii‘s comic iiiasterptece tiito a lively. pared-down production featuring seven singers and piano accotiipantment. (iav tn Taylor takes the role of the mischievous Figaro. vvttIi Ivan Sharpe atid Michelle Walton as young lovers (‘ottnt .-\Imavi\a and Rosina.
I Tommy Smith and Murray McLachlan Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). I00 Renfi'evv Street. 352 5057. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). The tau saxophonist and concert pianist form a unique partnership and play arrangements of pieces by Satie. Bartok. (it'ieg. l’oulenc and (‘Iiick Corea. as vv ell as Smith's ovvii Sonata No / I'Ha/l ()f .l/irrui‘v 't and Sonata M: 2 I'll/vim“ ()f xl I’I'(’/)/I(’/.I.
I Children's Classic Concerts Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 3pm. £7 (£3.50). Iii 'Tootonic Tooits'. I‘reseiiter .-\tat'ali Ben-Tov iiii. conductor Richard .-\rtiistroiig attd the Orchestra of Scottish ()pera take their yotiiig audience on a ride through Wagner. Mozart. Beethoven. Brahms and Stiauss. Take part iii the quiz and tryout an instrument alter the concert.
I Organ Recital St Peter's Church. I.'.ittoii I’Iace. 4.30pm. Free. \Vllll retiring collection for Waverley Care Trust. Michael Bonaventure plays Bach. Messiaen and I._ve|| Ci'essvvell's 'l‘lte (Tim
Aml T/ie T/iimmiiiii.
I Dortmund University Chamber Choir St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free. with retiring collection. The first leg of an exchange visit (with Strathclyde University heading to Germany next summer) brings the Dortmund choir to Scotland with a programme featuring motets by Mendelssohn. Brahms and Bruckner.
I Seicento Catioiigate Church. Canongate. 6pm. £5 (£3.50) at the door. With an enterprising eye on a current cinema hit. Seicento present ‘The Full Monte‘. Not Robert Carlyle with his kit off. however. but Italian madrigals by Monteverdi (including La Sestina and Lame/tin D'Ariali/iu) and his contemporaries.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £7— £ I950 (coiics). See Sat II.
I Frances-Marie Uitti Queen’s- Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9 (credit card ltotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3/sclioolchildren free). Chicago-born cellist Frances-Marie Uitti is renowned for her revolutionary technique of playing lier instrument with two bows simultaneously. and many contemporary composers have written pieces specially for her. Tonight. at this IiCAT concert. accompanied by Indonesian pianist Anaiida Sukarlan. she plays music by Scelsi. Ives. Cage. Xenakis. Beethoven atid Ustvolskaya. See also Sat I I.
I Vocal Recital I'lutcheson's Hall. 2 .Iohn Street. l.l5pm. £2 on the door. Alison Smart (soprano) attd Katherine I)urt'aii (piano) perform 20th century song cycles -- l‘aiire's l.a Brillllt’ Chanson. Macoiichy's Sun. Moon xlllt/ Sta/1v atid George Nicholson's l’et'i/t/ieral Vista/iv.
3 I Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall.
Bi‘isto Square. 650 2423. I. I0pm. Free.
' (ius/tav Fenyo plays Bartok's Sonatina
and Sir Dances In Bulgarian R/ivt/tni and Schubert‘s Sonata in (XIII/1m:
I the Barber Of Seville Higgai- High School. John's I.oan. 8pm. £7.50 ( £3) from liuaiison The Chemist. 48 High Street. and Biggar Mtisic (‘Itib (()Ih“)9 220! I9). See Sat I I.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. £4.50- £I5.50 (£3.50) from 237 55l I. The SC()'.s Cottiposet‘ laureate. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. conducts the world premiere of The Rising. a choral vvoi‘k marking the 250th anniversary of the .Iacobite uprising. The libretto draws on poems by Sorley McLean. Iidvvin Muir and .~\lexandei' MacDonald. as explained iii a pie-concert talk by the composer iii the venue at 6.30pm. .-\Iso on the programme are Handel‘s" ('u/ti'erm (;I'll_\.\(l in li’ flat. excerpts from Walton's
score for l/eurv \' and Beethoven’s
(inme l’ttee. arranged for a string
I Lennox Singers Queen‘s Ilall. (‘lei'k Street, 668 20l9 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 3pm. £5 (itic afternoon tea). .-\ Iigltt afternoon concert featuring old-time favourites and Scottish songs.
I Peter Grimes Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7.I5pm. £9—£45.5() ( £7»-£42.50). Scottish Opera and director lilaine Kidd revive .Ioachim Her/"s acclaimed I994 production. with Jeffrey l.avv toti (seen last year iti James MacMillan‘s Itie'v De ('uviru) iii the title role. Benjamin Bt‘itteii's first fully-
ﬂedged opera tells of a Suffolk fisherman. cold-shouldered by his neighbours since his young apprentice was lost at sea in suspicious circumstances. Richard Armstrong conducts.
I Hvidovre Girls' Choir Greenside Parish Church. Royal Terrace. 7.30pm. Free. The Danish choir makes a short visit to Scotland.
I Dortmund University Chamber Choir St Mary‘s Church. Haddington. 7.30pm. £3 (£2/£I) at the door. The German choir continues its short Scottish tour. singing Romantic motets and works by VilIa-Lobos. Penderecki and Fanny Mendelssohn.
THURSDAY 16 Glasgow
I Vocal Recital Recital Studio. .Iordatihill Campus. Strathclyde University. I.15pm. Free. See Tue I4. I John Currie Singers and Orchestra Adelaide's. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 8pm. £8 (£6/£4.50) from Adelaide‘s box office and at the door. The ensemble‘s 30th birthday season begins with the work that launched their first programme — Pergolesi's Mayra/ital. Also included are Berkeley‘s l’our Poems ()fS! Teresa ()_/ Ari/u (with mezzo-soprano Colette Rttddy) and Haydn's Teresa Marx.
I Organ Recital St Giles’ Cathedral. Hiin Street. 225 9442. l.I0pm. Free. with retiring collection. Michael Harris presents a lunchtime programme.
I Rigoletto Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7. I5pin. £9—£45.50 (£7—£42.50). In this excellent Scottish ()pera production. director Kenny Ireland aitd designer Richard Aylwin perfectly capture the dark and cruel heart of Verdi’s masterpiece about the curse that befalls a court jester when a womanising
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Duke falls for his daughter. Macedonian baritone Boris Trajanov conveys the title character's mix of spite and fatherly love, Claire Rutter is charming as Gilda and tenor Paul Charles Clarke excels as the seductive but callous Duke. In Italian with English supertitles. Also on Sat 18. I Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—£l7.50 (£6.50/£3.50). See Wed l5. Pre-concert talk at 6.45pm.
I The Barber Of Seville Motherwell Theatre. Civic Centre. 01698 267515. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3.75) from theatre box office or any North Lanarkshire library. See Sat II.
I Organ Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. £2.50 (£l.50). David Hamilton plays works by Matthias Weckmann. Daan Manneke. Sweelinck. Peter Inness. Cor Kee. Tippett and Buxtehude.
I A Baroque Celebration Barony Hall. University of Strathclyde. 8pm. £5—£8 (£2.50—£5.50) from Director of Music. University of Strathclyde. John Anderson Campus. Livingstone Tower. Richmond Street. Glasgow. GI IXH (548 3444). The visiting Dortmund University Chamber Choir teams up with Strathclyde University Chamber Choir. Strathclyde Sinfonia and soloists from Cappella Nova for an evening of German and British baroque choral works — Bach‘s Cantata N0 207 and Purcell's Come. Ye Suns ()f/Irt.
I Norma Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9—£45.50 (£7—£42.50). See Sat II.
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