Boris Trajanov is Rigoletto, Edinburgh Festival Theatre on Fri 7 Nov
SATURDAY 15 Glasgow I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £7.50-£20 from 287 551 I. Carl Davis returns to the Concert Hall for a night of Broadway hits. including favourites from West Side Story. My Fair Lady. Guys And Dolls and Fiddler 0n Tlte Rooj; I Fascinating Aida Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £8—£15. The unique and elegant singing and cabaret trio bring their best-selling show It, Wit. Don ’i Give/1 Sha Girls to Scotland for one night only.
I West Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 2.30pm. £8—£l9.50 (£6—£16.5()). See Tue 11. I West Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 60(X). 7.30pm. £14.50—£26.50 (no concs). See Tue 11. I Edinburgh University Musical Society Choir and Orchestra Reid Concert Hall. anto Square. 650 2423. 7.30pm. Tickets (price the) at the door. James White conducts the student musicians in a ‘scratch' performance of Mozart‘s Requiem. to which all are welcome.
I Fettes College Concert Greyfriars Kirk. off Candlemaker Row. 7.30pm. Tickets (price the) from Fettes College (332 2281 ). David Thomas conducts the pupils in a varied programme of choral and orchestral works.
SUNDAY 16 Glasgow I Paragon Ensemble Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 1pm. £6 (£3.50) from 287 5511. A new series of Sunday brunch concerts begins with ‘Sublime Dissonance'. pairing two of Mozart's greatest chamber pieces - String Quartet in C major and Clarinet Quintet in A major. I Trio Serenata BurTell Collection. Pollokshaws Road. 2.30pm. £5 (£3) frotn 01355 302869 and at the door. ‘Chanson Romantiques' is the appropriately lyrical name for an afternoon concert of French
music by Fauré. Cantcloube. Gounod. Delibes and Ravel.
I Evening Concert St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. with retiring collection. Young musicians front Edinburgh's St Mary's Music School reveal their talents.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £7--£ 19.50 (£5—£17.50). See Thu 13.
I Scottish Sinfonia Greyfriars Kirk. ot‘t‘ Candlemaker Row. 7.45pm. £6.50 (£4/£6) from Queen‘s Hall (668 2019; credit card hotline 667 7776). There's a distinctive Russian ﬂavour tonight. with Borodin's Overture: Prince Igor. Rachmaninov‘s Rhapsody ()n A Theme OfPaganini (with pianist Richard Beauchamp) and Tchaikovsky's .S‘ymphmtv No 5.
MONDAY 17 Edinburgh I West Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8—£19.50 (£6—£16.50). See Tue 11. I Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7—£l3 (£4—£l l.50). Pianist Stephen Hough joins the German musicians for Mozart's ()rgan Fantasie and Piano Quintet in lfflat. Barber's Summer Music and Poulenc's Sextet I-‘or Piano And Wind Quintet.
I Edinburgh Quartet Hutcheson‘s Hall. 2 John Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. The foursome play two pieces by the Mendelssohns — Fanny‘s String Quartet in [iﬂat and Felix‘s ('apriu'io in [5 minor.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Noel O‘Regan directs the choir in Josquin des Prez's Missa Pange Lingua.
I Dorian Gray: The Musical St Bride‘s Centre. Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Oscar Wilde's novel about the devilish deal that allows a man to stay young while his portrait ages is transformed into a new stage musical by Jane and Barry Bremncr. with music by Ian Hammond Brown.
I West Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8—£l9.50 (£6—£ 16.50). See Tue 1 l.
I Rolf Hind Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—£l2 (£3--£7). Pianist Rolf Hind sets the ‘Paris. City Of Light‘ season in motion with a recital featuring pieces by Berners. Debussy. Prokofiev. Satie. Poulenc and Stravinsky. At 6.45pm. ()rnella Volta gives a talk (free to ticket-holders) on the inﬂuence of Erik Satie. See preview.
WEDNESDAY 19 Glasgow
I University of Glasgow Orchestra Bute Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092. 7.30pm. £5 (£2) at the door. Stephen Broad conducts MacCunn's The Ship 0' The Fiend. Britten‘s The Young Person 3' Guide To The Orchestra and Shostakovich's Svmphonv No l .
I Felix Mendelssohn Commemoration Concert Barony Hall. University ot‘Strathclyde. 8pm. £5.50 (£2.50/£4) from Director of Music. University of Strathclyde. John Anderson Campus, Livingstone Tower. Richmond Street. Glasgow. Gl IXH (548 3444). Throughout the academic year. Strathclyde University‘s concert programme is focusing on music by Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn. both of whom died 150 years ago. Tonight. Strathclyde University Symphony Orchestra play the former‘s War Mrtrt‘ll ()f'l'he Priests. Violin Concerto (with Lev Atlas) and Symphony No 4 ('Italian ').
classical & opera MUSIG
I Dorian Gray: The Musical St Bride‘s Centre. Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. 7.3v0J3m. £6 (£4). See Tue 18.
I est Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £11—£23.50(£9—£20.50). See Tue 11.
THURSDAY 20 Glasgow
I Edinburgh Quartet Recital Studio. Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathcl de. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 18. I Royailiverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£2|
287 551 1. Petr Altricher conducts Dvorak's ()l'c’l'lllft’.‘ (.‘arnival. Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No / (with soloist Boris Berezovsky) and Beethoven's Svmphoni' No 7. I Brass Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free by ticket. The RSAMD's Academy Brass joins forces with an ensemble from the Royal Northern College of Music for pieces by Philip Wilby. F.ric liwazen. Holst and Liszt.
I West Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 2pm. £7.50—£17.50(£5—£8.75). See Tue 11. I Dorian Gray: The Musical St Bride's Centre. Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Tue 18.
I West Side StOry Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £11—£23.50(£9—£20.50). See Tue 11.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—£17.50(£3.5()/£6.50). Joseph Swensen conducts Schoenberg's Chamber .S'vmphonv No l. Stravinsky's Concerto For Piano And Wind. Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2 (both with Dmitri Alexeev) and Britten’s
1 Variations ()n A Theme By Frank Bridge.
Smetana Dvorak Dvorak
Info 0141 353 4137 Booking 0141 287 5511
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
The Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Paul Freeman Battered Bride Overture
Violin Concerto Symphony No.7
“Paul l-reeman conducts performances which are remarkable for their beauty and communicative iOfCC" (:ill(1£i(]()81111 ltitttrs
Thursday 27 November 7.30pm
'/ Sauchiehall Slttitil. Glasgow (32 XNY
Soloist lttai Shapiro
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