MUSIC folk & world

EDINBURGH FOLK RESIDENCIES continued. I HMS Pinafore Mitchell Theatre. I Edinburgh Bach Choir Si Cuthbert‘s IUESDAY 24

Granville Street. 7.30pm. £5—£9 from Parish Church. Lothian Road. 6.30pm.

287 5511. The Savoy Club presents £10 (£8) front Queen‘s Hall (668 2019; Glasgow Smdays Gilbert and Sullivan‘s light opera. with a credit card hotline 667 7776); Assembly I Silver Duo Hutclleson‘s Hall. 2 John I Traditional Session The Tass. High prologue written by David Craig using Rooms and King‘s Theatre (220 4349) Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. Today's Street. 8pm. Free. music by Sullivan. Alan C. Jones and at the door. The choir. with orchestra. lunchtime concert consists of I Sandy Brechin and Friends Ensign produces and the musical direction is by joins forces with the Treble Choristers of Beethoven‘s Sonata ill I) and a pairing of Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. Glyn Bragg. St Mary‘s Episcopal Cathedral for Bach‘s Mendelssohn pieces Fanny's Capriccio 225 7440. 9-1 lpm. Free. Hot I Chamber Music Concert Guinness St Matthew Passion. in A ant minor and Felix's Variations accordionist in an open session. Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. I White Horse Inn King‘s Theatre. Concertantes. I Sandy Bell's Forrest Road. 225 2751. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. A diverse Leven Street. 7.30pm. £7—£10.50 from I Ariadne Auf Naxos Theatre Royal. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session in the programme by student chamber King‘s Theatre. Assembly Rooms. Usher Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. famous folk ub. ensembles. Hall. Queen's Hall and Ticketline (220 £3.50—£45.50. See Sat 21. Also oil Thu I Finnegan 5 Wake Victoria Street. 226 I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 4349). See Fri 20. 26 and Sat 28 Mar. 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. £6—£15 I Edinburgh Royal Choral Union I Dunedin Consort and Paragon with live music. (£4.50—£7.50) from 287 5511.T1le BBC Assembly Hall. The Mound. 7.30pm. Ensemble St Mary's Cathedral. 30(1 I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. SSO's ‘Beethoven The Revolutionary‘ £5—£10(£2.50-£7) from Assembly Great Western Road. 7.45pm. £6—£8 3pm. Free. Andy Chung; 10pm-lalc. Series reaches Symphony No 6 Rooms and King's Theatre Ticket Lille (£4—£6.50) from 287 551 I. See Sun 22. Informal music upstairs and downstairs. ('Pastoral’). which is matched with two (2204349) and Queen‘s Hall (668 2019; ,

other pieces inspired by the natural world credit card hotline 667 7776). Dvorak's . Edinburgh - Sibelius's The Oceanic/es and Icelandic Stahat Mater and Serenatle For Strings i I Carousel King‘s Theatre. l.even I Session Sandy Bell‘s. Forrest Road. composer Jon Liefs’s Geyser. are performed by the liRCU. Cantorum Street. 229 1201. 7.30plli. £8—£ l 2 225 2751. 9pm. Free. Completing the programme is Berg‘s Amici and soloists Mhairi Lawson. (£7--£l l ) from King's Theatre Box I Finnegan's Wake Victoria Street. 226 Violin Concerto. played by Jennifer Koh. Phillida Bannister. Harald Bjorkoy and Office. Ticket Lille (2204349) and Usher 3816. 9pm-2am. Free. Irish theme pub . Christopher Russell. Hall (228 1155). Local amateurs with live music. . Edinburgh Music Theatre Company I Fiddler’s Arms Grassmarket. 229 I White Horse Inn King's Theatre. Klrkcaldy present the Rodgers and Hammerstein 2665. 9pm. Free. Instrumental session. l.even Street. 7.30pm. £7—£10.50 from I Essential Scottish Opera Adam favourite that launched a million football I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. King‘s Theatre. Assembly Rooms. Usher Smith Theatre. Bennochy Road. 01592 terrace choruses of ‘You‘ll Never Walk High Street. 226 0931. 9pm. Free. Hall. Queen‘s Hall and Ticketline (220 412929. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Scottish ()pera Alone'. A fairground barker returns to Session. 4349). Local amateur ensemble the continues its mission to bring operatic earth from heaven to put his family‘s

Southern Light Opera Company present highlights to the furthest corners of affairs ill order. Directed by Rita Tuesdays popular Operetta White Horse Inn. Set in Scotland. Franzita Whelan (soprano). Henderson. with Linda Stewart as I O'Neill's South Bridge. 9pm. Free. Austria. it's a bright and breezy show that Joanna Campion (IIICZZO-Soprulm). musical director. Irish theme pub. Live bands. takes the long-established company into Gordon Wilson (tenor). Benjamin Bland I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 its second century. Alan Borthwick (baritone) and Stephen Higgins (piano) W 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub directs; Alison Rushworth is musical run a gauntlet ofemotions with arias and . with live music. director; and Louise Williamson handles ensembles from Carmen. Rigo/etto. I)ie Edlnblll'gh I Green Tree Cowgate. 225 1294. 9pm. the choreography. I’letlerlnalts. The Magic l’lute and many I Carousel King's Theatre. l.evell Free. Instrumental. mainly Irish. I Waverley Singers Stockbridge Parish more. Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £8-—£l2 I Whistle Binlties Niddry Street. Church. Saxe-Coburg Street. 7.30pm. £6 (£7—£l 1) from King's Theatre Box 10.30pm—late. Free. Live roots/folk (£4) from 466 0236. Pamela Duncan cumbernauld ()fflce. Ticket Line (220 4349) and Usher bands. conducts the girls choir in a concert ill I HMS Pinatore Cumbernauld Theatre. Hall (228 1155). See Tue 24. I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. aid of Brain Tumor Action. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £6 I Scottish Chamber Orchestra and High Street. 226 0931. Informal live (£4). See Fri 20. Chorus St Mary‘s Cathedral. Palmerston acoustic session most nights. cumbemaum Place. 7.45pm. £7.50—£ l 7.50 (£3.50

I HMS Pinafore Cumbernauld Theatre. m standby at the door) from Queen‘s Hall Wednesdays Kildrum. ()1236 732887. 7.45pm. £6 torts 2019; credit card hotline 667 7776) I Laurie's Bar Lauriston Place. 622 (£4). Kilsyth Music Society perform Glasgow or Ticket Lille (2204349). Raymond 7125. 8 m. Free. Andy Chung. Gilbert & Sullivan‘s musical comedy. I City of Glasgow Chorus and l.eppard conducts Mozart‘s March :1an I San Bell's Forrest Road. 225 2751. with an updated libretto and musical Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Dil-ertimento and lirsttltate. Jtthilate. and 9pm. Free. Session. score. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. Faure‘s Requiem. Nancy Argenta I The Shore Bar The Shore. Leith. 553 £9.50—£ 17.50 from 287 5511. lain (soprano) and Neal Davies (bass-

5080. 9pm. Free. Session. Sutherland picks up the baton for ‘Pops baritone) are the soloists.

I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. At The Phil'. taking guest stars Suzannah

High Street. 226 0931. Informal live Glasgow Clarke. Valerie Reid. Peter Wedd and Graeme" acoustic music most nights. I Ariadne Auf Naxos Theatre Royal. Graeme Danby through hits from South I Essential Scottish Opera Greenock I Finnegan's Wake Victoria Street. 226 Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.15pm. Pacific. The Sound ()fMltsic. ()kla/loma Arts Guild. Campbell Street. 01475 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub £3.50-£45.50. Theatre and opera both and others. 723038. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). See Sat 21. with live music. make a strong showing in the production I Junior Academy Orchestra of Richard Strauss's work that provided a Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew hit for Scottish Opera at last year‘s Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). I Oxford Bar Young Street. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh Intemational Festival (here ill Timothy Reynish conducts the students Glasgow Country and bluegrass. its 1916 version). The great Wagneriatl ill Weber‘s Overture: Oberon. I Ariadne Auf Naxos Theatre Royal. I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. soprano Anne Evans takes the dual roles Butterworth‘s A .S‘hropshire latl. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. 9pm till late. Free. Live singers upstairs ofAriadne and the Prima Donna. but Tchaikovsky‘s (.‘apriccio ltalien and £3.50—£45.50. See Sat 21. Also on Sat 28 and downstairs. watch out for young American soprano Arnold‘s .S‘ylnp/lony No 2. Mar. I Antiquary St Stephen Street. 9pm. Lisa Saffer a star in the making. Sung . I Cappella Nova Barony Hall. Free. Session. in German. with English supertitles. Also Edinburgh University of Strathclyde. 7.30pm. I Sandy Bell‘s Forrest Road. 225 2751. on Tue 24. Thu 26 arid Sat 28 Mar. I Dunedin Consort and Paragon £6—£11 (£4—£7.50) from 227 5511.T1le 9pm. Session. Free. I HMS Pinafore Mitchell Theatre. Ensemble Greyfriars Kirk. vocal group perform Baroque composer I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. Granville Street. 3pm & 7.30pm. £5—£9 Candlemaker Row. 7.45pm. £7—£ l 2 Heinrich Schillz's a cappella setting of St Hi h Street. 226 0931. 9pm. Free. from 287 5511. See Fri 20. (£4—£ 10.50) from Queen‘s Hall (668 Matthew Passion and are joined by In ormal session. I Ro al Scottish National Orchestra 2019'. credit card hotline 667 7776). instrumentalists Concerto Caledonia for I Finnegan's Wake Victoria Street. 226 and orus Glasgow Cathedral. Castle Two of Scotland‘s tnost exciting his dramatic Seven Last Words. Alan 3816. 9pm-2am. Free. Irish theme pub Street. 7.30pm. £10 (£7.50) from 287 musical groups combine for a COIICCI‘I Tavener and David Hamilton direct with live music. 5511. The RSNO‘s Contemporary Music of works by two of the country‘s major workshops on Schlitz ill Glasgow (Sat Week comes to an end with the world composers. To celebrate Ronald 21) and Edinburgh (Sun 22) from 2—5pm. ' premiere of the revised orchestral version Stevenson‘s 70th birthday. the Dunedin These are designed for amateur singers C I a I C a I & ofJames MacMillan‘s Cantos Sagrarlos Consort sing his Peace Motels; and places can be booked on 0141 552 (with soprano Patricia MacMahon). Paragon [Ensemble Scotland then play 0634. O p e r a Conductor Christopher Bell also raises James MacMil/an 's 7‘ltireatlh a clarinet . the baton for Kenneth Leighton's and strings lament for the victims of Edlnblfl‘gh l' Symphony No 2 ('Sinfonia Mistica'). the Piper Alpha Disaster. Together they I George Heriot's School Greyfriars ls Ings . conclude with MacMillan‘s dramatic Kirk. Candlemaker Row. 7.30pm. £3 Edlnblll'gh Seven Last Words. (free) from the school and at the door. Concerts are listed by date, then by I Brass Day Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. The school‘s First Orchestra. Concert

city. Classical 8: Opera listings 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). Band and Choirs perform music by Bach.

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feature in a fun and educational day of Glasgow others. FRIDAY 20 workshops and concerts for all brass I Chamber Music Competition I St George's School for Girls players. from beginners to advanced. Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 Mow Steven Mead and Roger Webster lead a Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free. Students (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.30pm. I Academy Chamber Choir Stevenson masterclass. there will be plenty of compete for the John Ireland Prize. Admission by programme from St Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 opportunities to buy CDs. instruments . George's. The primary. lower school and 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Richard and sheet music. Details from Queen's Edlnblll'gll senior orchestras play works by Bach. Jeffcoat conducts the choir and organist Hall Education Officer on 668 3456. I Viola Recital 3 Belford Road. by Bruch. Khachaturian and Schubert. Graham Mark Scott in a programme of I White Horse Inn King‘s Theatre. Dean Bridge. 8pm. Donations at the door. I Carousel King‘s Theatre. Leven 20th century works Leighton's Awake Leven Street. 2.30pm. £7—£9.50 from Andrew Lees (viola). Stephen Adam Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £8—£l2 My Glory. Britten‘s Rejoice In The Lamb. King's Theatre. Assembly Rooms. Usher (piano) and John MeColl (narrator) (£7—£l 1) from King‘s Theatre Box MacMillan’s Cantos Sagrados and Hall. Queen's Hall and Ticketline (220 perform pieces by Glinka. Liszt. Grieg. Office. Ticket Line (220 4349) and Usher Tippett’s Five Negro Spirituals. 4349). See Fri 20. Ysave. Ridout and Falla. Hall (228 1155). See Tue 24.

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