£6—£12 from Queen’s Hall (668 2019; credit card hotline 667 7776). A candlelit concert featuring Respighi‘s Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No 3. Debussy’s Danse Sacre Et Profane. Britten’s A Ceremony 0f Carols. Dvorak‘s Serenade and Haydn‘s Missa Sancti Aloysii.
I West Side Story Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £14.50—£26.50 (no concs). See Fri 21.
I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Greyfriars Kirk. off Candlemaker Row. 7.30pm. £6 (£4) from Queen's Hall (668 2019; credit card hotline 667 7776). Alasdair Mitchell conducts Humperdinck's Overture: Hansel And Gretel. Rachmaninov’s Symphony No 2. a new commission from Jeremy Cull. and the premiere of J.A. Ireland's Piano Concerto. with Colin Kingsley as soloist. I New Edinburgh Orchestra Nicolson Square Church. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Tickets from Queen’s Hall (668 2019; credit card hotline 667 7776) or on the door. The NEO performs with their new conductor Steve King. The concert will feature Mozart‘s Symphony No 4. Sweeney‘s Seann Orain and Handel's Music For The Royal F i memories.
I Fretworlt St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. 7.45pm. £9 (£3-£6) from Queen’s Hall (box office 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776). Usher Hall (228 1155) and King's Theatre (220 4349). Early music specialists Fretwork capture the blossoming of the English consort tradition with viol music by Gibbons. Locke and Purcell.
I Ensemble Clément Janequin Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—£12 (£4 on the day). See Fri 28.
SUNDAY 30 Glasgow I Advent Carol Service Govan Old Parish Church. 6.30pm. Free. Strathclyde University Chamber Choir and organist David Hamilton present a carol service with candlelit procession. featuring music for Advent and St Andrew by renaissance and 20th century composers. I Paragon Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAM D. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £8 (£4). The premiere of Edward McGuire’s serene wedding piece Thalamion rests between Thomas Wilson‘s Contplementi and Messiaen‘s Quartet For The 15nd 0f7ime.
I Vocal Recital St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. with retiring collection. Elaine Higgins (soprano) and Mark Wood (baritone). accompanied at the piano by Stuart Hope. sing pieces by Mozart. Strauss and the first public performance of Leighton's
F i l'(’ Shakes eare Songs.
I Gaelic C oirs of Edinburgh Greyfriars Kirk. off Candlemaker Row. 7.30pm. £6 (£4) from the Secretary at Greyfriars Kirk and at the door. St Andrew's Night is celebrated with a varied rogramme of Gaelic son .
I Edin urgh University Musical Society Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.30pm. £6 (£3). James White conducts Sibelius‘s Karelia Suite. Dvorak‘s Cello Concerto (with Kevin McCrae) and Richard Strauss's Till Ifulenspiegel.
I Vienna Boys Choir Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8—£l9 (£6—£ 17). Twenty-four of the finest ‘ Austrian trebles continue a centuries-old tradition with a varied repertoire including Johan Strauss’s operetta Walt: Time In Old Vienna. seasonal carols and works by Schubert. Brahms and Haydn.
I Chamber Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £7-£13 (£4—£11.50). Gyorgy Pauk (violin) Ralph Kirschbaum (cello) and Peter Frankl (piano) play Beethoven's Trio 0p / No 3, James MacMillan‘s Fourteen Little Pictures and Dvorak's Trio itt F minor.
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I Lunchtime Concert Hutcheson‘s Hall. 2 John Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. Students from Strathclyde University’s BA Applied Music Degree present a programme that includes music for wind quintet.
I Musica Electronica Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092. 1.15pm. Free. A concert featuring electro-acoustic music selected from international festivals. prizes and studios around the world. prepared and diffused by final year students of the B.Eng (Electronics With Music).
I Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1. 10pm. Free. Peter Evans plays Schubert's Sonata in A.
I Mike Bennett Brass Quintet Swann Building. King’s Buildings. West Mains Road. 1.10pm. Free. A lunchtime programme. including Davismoon‘s Thaw and Bennett‘s arrangement of A Byrd Suite. I Ludus Baroque Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). The chamber orchestra. choir and soloists present Parts 1—3 of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.
I Trouble With Women St Bride’s Centre. Orwell Terrace. 7.30pm. £5 (£3) from 552 1224 or at the door. Michael Lester-Cribb’s one act opera Trouble With Women is based on Chaucer's The Nun 's Priest's Tale. and is performed by Occasional Opera. with soloists Anne Lewis. Jennifer Logan and Andrew Doig. The programme also includes Stravinsky‘s Mass and Lester-Cribb’s Nonet For Wind.
I Piano Recital Merchants‘ House. 7 West George Street. 12.45pm. £4 (£3.50) at the door. Katya Apekischeva. ﬁnalist at the 1996 Leeds International Piano Competition. plays Beethoven‘s Sonata No 30. and Chopin‘s Sonata No 3 and Nocturne lit leat.
I Lunchtime Concert Recital Studio. Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathcl de. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 2.
I Uni- on Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092. 1.15pm. Free. The contemporary music ensemble present a programme of new works by living composers.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£21 from 287 5511. Mahler‘s dark and hauntingly beautiful Syntpltony No 7 is conducted by Alexander Lazarev.
I Academy Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The RSAMD students play Mozart‘s Symphony No 36. Haydn‘s Cello Concerto in D (with Rudi De Groote) and Beethoven's Symphony No 2.
I Dunedin Consort St Mary‘s Cathedral. 300 Great Western Road. 339 6691. 7.45pm. £6—£8 (£3-£6.50) front 287 5511. Scotland‘s new vocal group isjoined by Baroque ensemble Florilegium fora timely performance of Bach‘s Advent Cantatas and Corelli‘s Christmas Concerto.
I Trouble With Women St Bride‘s Centre. Orwell Terrace. 7.30pm. £5 (£3) from 552 1224 or at the door. See Wed 3. I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5—£17.50(£3.50—£6.50). Thea Musgrave's dramatic concerto Helios. written specifically for oboist Nicholas Daniel and the SCO. can be heard for the first time on the Scottish mainland (following its Orkney premiere) in a programme that also includes music by Bach. Telemann and Ratncau.
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