MUSID classical & opera
CLASSICAL 8r OPERA continued
I Guitar Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £2.50 (£l.50). David Russell plays pieces by Byrd. Sylvius Weiss. Grieg.
Frartk Martin and Emilio Pujol.
guitar masterclass takes place in the same
venue at 2.30pm.
I The Noble Award: Semi-Finals Theatre Royal. Ilope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Free. Scottish ()pera presents a new platform for tomorrow’s opera stars - The Noble Award. which replaces the John Noble Bursary Competition. Previous winners include Donald Maxwell. l.isa Milne and Louise Armit.
and this year the prize stands at
awarded by a prestigious panel ofjudges.
Firtals take place on Sun 2.
I Piano Music of John McLeod
Guinness Room. RSAMD. I00
Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5. Pianist Murray Mcl.achlan and composer .Iohn McLeod present a lecture-recital to mark the launch of a new CI) of McLeod‘s piano music. The rtew Sonata No 3 will
I Musicaltalia Studio ()ne. BBC Scotland. Queen Street. lpm. £5 from ECAT (539 8877) or Italiart Cultural Irtstitute. 82 Nicolson Street (668 2232). Edinburgh‘s Italian music festival Continues with a portrait ofcomposer Marco l)i Bari. whose techniques are inlluenced by the latest scientific theories
I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bn'sto Square. 650 2423. l.l0pm. Free Wilson plays Handel's ()t'erlrrre: ()t't'asiona/ ()rarorio and Guilrnarrt’s March On A Theme (UT/(UNIV, and
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I Musicaltalia Studio ()rte. BBC Scotland. Queen Street. 7.45pm. £7.50
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(£3) from ECAT (539 8877) or Italian Cultural Institute. 82 Nicolson Street (668 2232). RSAMD ensemble Academy Nowl. conducted by Richard Jeffcoat. present ‘Berio‘s Pleasures'. an evening of music by Monteverdi and Luciano Berio. The programme includes such long- standing favourites as The Cries Of London and Fol/t Songs. Professor Jonathan Usher of Edinburgh University‘s Italian Department gives a free talk on ‘Tancredi e Clorinda‘ in the foyer at 7pm.
I Rigoletto Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7. I5pm. £3.50-£45.50. See Wed 29.
I Musicaltalia Studio ()ne. BBC Scotland. Queen Street. lpm. £5 frortt ECAT (539 8877) or Italian Cultural Institute. 82 Nicolson Street (668 2232). To celebrate the 70th birthday of composer Franco Donatoni. this programme includes pieces for ‘unusual' solo instruments such as alto ﬂute. tenor recorder and double bass. Also included are works by quintessential Florentine composers Carlo Prosperi and Sylvano Bussotti.
I Music For Two Harpsichords St Cecilia’s Hall. Cowgate. 7.30pm. £6 (£3) frorn Queen’s Hall (box office 668 20l9. credit card hotline 667 7776). Edinburgh University Faculty of Music (650 2423) arid at the door. Lucy Carolan. Jonathan Jones artd John Kitchen play pieces written for harpsichord duos by Bach. Soler and 18th century French composers. plus unpublished material. The concert is irt aid of the Janet Buckley Memorial Prize Fund.
I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotlitte 667 7776). 7.45pm. £6.50 (£4.50/school children £ I ). Pianist
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Jeffrey Lawton plays the title role in Scottish Opera's production of Peter Grimes Theatre Royal. Glasgow. Sat 25, Tue 28 and Thu 30 Oct and Festival Theatre Edinburgh Thu 6 Nov.
Richard Beaucharnp is soloist and conductor for a concert featuring Rossini's ()t'erlure: The T/riei'ing Magpie. Beethoven's Pia/to Concerto No /. lves‘s Svrnp/ronv No .i‘ and Macmillan's 'l'rvsr.
I Musicaltalia Studio ()ne. BBC Scotland. Queen Street. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3) from ECAT (539 8877) or Italian Cultural Institute. 82 Nicolson Street (668 2232). Two of Scotland and Italy‘s foremost ensembles -— the Hebrides Ensemble and ()RT—Qrchestra della Toscana —join forces for a multi-media event exploring ‘the fears arid fascinations of night-time'. Schonberg‘s Serenade is the centrepiece. flanked by pieces by the Italian composers Maderna. Donatoni. Petrassi and Berio. A simultaneous video projection by David Williams and pupils frotn Edinburgh College of Art spans modern Edinburgh and 50s Italy. Professor Andrew Barker of Edinburgh L’niver‘sity's German Department gives a free talk on ‘Vienna. Expressionism arid Italy‘ in the foyer at 7pm.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret I)rive. l.45pm. Free tickets (while available) by postal application (enclosing sue) to BBC SS()
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House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. Gl2 8I)G. ()snto \"anska conducts a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast concert featuring Iiinojuhani Rautavaara’s Ctr/nus .'ll'('lf(‘ll.\'. Thomas Wilson's I'iola Concerto (with Philip Dukes) and Tchaikovsky ‘s
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I T e Noble Award: Finals Theatre Royal. ilope Street. 332 9000. 7. I5prtt. £5. See Fri 3|.
I Musicaltalia Studio ()ne. BBC Scotland. Queen Street. 2pm. £5 front ECAT ( 539 8877) or Italian Cultttral Institute. 82 Nicolson Street (668 2232).
L The highly personal sound-world of
Salvatore Sciart'ino is the basis of this concert. which also includes music by Giacirtto Scelst. Luciano Beth» and Bruno Madertta.
I Consort 0f Voices St Giles“ Cathedral. High Street. 225 9-142. 6pm. Free. with retiring collection. The vocal group perform works by Gibbons. Byrd
I Musicaltalia Studio One. BBC Scotland. Queen Street. 8pm. £7.50 (£3) from ECAT (539 8877) or Italian Cultural Institute. 82 Nicolson Street (668 2232). Edinburgh’s Italian music festival comes to a close with a homage to Luigi Dallapiccola. His rarefied Greek Lyrics contrasts with Giorgio Battistelli‘s 0razi e Curiazi (receiving its European premiere). a ﬁerce dual between two percussionists. Professor David Kimbell of Edinburgh University's Music Faculty gives a free talk on Dallapiccola in the foyer at 7.l5pm.
‘ MONDAY 3
I Vocal Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £10. Two years after her farewell tour. world-class soprano Elly Arneling directs RSAMD postgraduate singers in a lieder and song masterclass.
I BA Applied Music Chamber Orchestra Hutcheson's Hall. 2 John Street. l.l5pm. £2 on the door. The Strathclyde University students plays Bach's Brande/thong Concerto No 3. Elgar's Serenade in E minor and Dag Wiren ‘s Serenade.
I Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. l.lOpnt. Free. The foursome play Puccini‘s Crisanremi and Beethoven’s String Quam'l in F.
I Norma Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7. l5pm. £9—£45.50 (£7—£42.50). See Fri 24.
WEDNESDAY 5 Edinburgh I Edinburgh Quartet Swann Building. King's Buildings. West Mains Road. l.l0pnt. Free. See Tue 4. I Rigoletto Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7. I5pm. £9—£45.50 (£7—£-12.50). See Wed 29. I Cat Man's Tale Traverse Theatre. Cambridge Street. 228 I404. 7.30pm. £8 (Lt/£2.50). ()pera Circus — whose last production at the Traverse. K ing Stag. was a passed-over masterpiece — return with a contemporary opera with music by Scottish composer Alasdair Nicolson. His countryman. acclaimed playwright David Harrower. provides the libretto for the story of a priest who falls in love and becomes a lion tamer. Peta I.in directs a company renowtted for the physicality of its performances. Free post-show discussion tonight only. See also Thu 6.
I Harpsichord Recital Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092. I.l5pm. Free. Peter Williams plays Bach's I’uI'IiIus Not I d2 2.
5 I BA Applied Music Chamber
3 Orchestra Recital Studio. Jordanhill
§ Campus. Stratltclyde University. l.l5pm. Free. See Tue 4.
I Peter Grimes Festival Theatre.
5 Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7. l5pm. £9—-£45.50 (£7-—£42.50). See Sat 25. I Cat Man's Tale Traverse Theatre.
Cambridge Street. 228 I404. 7.30pm. £8 (LI/£2.50). See Wed 5.
i I Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20I9 (credit card hotlitte 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—£ I 7.50 (£6.50/£3.50). James Clark directs tonight's concert. which includes Arriaga's ()t'errrrre: The Happy Slaves. Httittmel’s l’anlasie for I'iola. Strings & Clarinets. Mozart's Svrnp/ronv No 2‘). Sammartini's Recorder ('ont'erro (with Catharine Marwood) and Beethoven's String Quarter in l-~ minor. arranged for string orchestra by Mahler.