Joseph Swensen conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 2 Apr.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Town Hall. 7.30pm. £7 -£l5 (cones) from 01292 611222.Thierry l-‘ischer conducts Brahms's lit/'iations ()n The St Ant/tony Chorale. Mozart's ()lme ('ont'erto (with Stella McCracken) and Mendelssohn‘s Svtnphonv No 5 I 'lt’e/ormation ' I.
I SCO Wind Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. £2.50 (£1.50). Student composer Michael Brawlcy‘s Musit' For You." is premiered by members of the Scottish Chamber ()rchestra (who give a free masterclass/rehearsal of the piece in the same venue at I lam). Also on the bill are works by Damase. Janacek and Francaix. I Scottish Concert Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £11.50--£l9.50 from 287 5511. Tonight's Tchaikovsky Gala celebrates the Russian Romantic‘s best-loved music — Sleeping Beauty ll'altr. Swan Lake Suite. [(8/2 ()t'erture and Piano Concerto No l (with Andrew Wilde).
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm £4.5(L£15.50 (£3.50) from 287 5511. See “fed 25
I Cappella Nova (Jreyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. 7.30pm. £6—-£ll (£4—£7.50) from Queen‘s Hall (668 2019: credit card hotline 667 7776). See Thu 26.
I Carousel King's Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £8—-£l2 from King's Theatre Box Office. Ticket Line (220 4349) and Usher Ilall (.228 1155). See Tue 24.
I Essential Scottish Opera Eastwood Theatre. Giffnock. 0141 577 4970. 7.30pm. £7 (£5) See Sat 21.
I Hebrides Ensemble Town House. Haddington. 7.30pm. £4 (£3/£l/children free) from ()t‘r's Newsagents. 81 High Street. Haddington and at the door. Haddington Music Club presents an evening of contemporary classical music by Scots and Scottish-based composers It's a who's who of the current scene: James MacMilIan. Judith Weir. John Bevan Baker. Helen Grime. Hallidi Hallgrimsson. Sally Beamish and Ronald Stevenson.
I Children’s Classic Concerts Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. Noon. £7 (£3.50) from 287 5511. Atarah Ben-Tovtm presents a ‘French Finale' with conductor Graham Abbott and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Enjoy favourites by Faure. Offenbach and Satie. then bring our own instrument and join in with Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite and Ravel‘s Bolero. Hutcheson's Grammar School Senior Concert Band offer pre-
concert entertainment in the foyer from
I Ariadne Auf Naxos Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45.50. See Sat 21.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£21 from 287 5511. Conductor Glinther Herbig makes his long-awaited return to the RSNO with Schubert's Symphony No 9 ( ‘The Great '). Ravel's Ma Mere L'Oye and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No 2 (with Canadian pianist Louis Lortie).
I Carousel King’s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £8-£I2 from King’s Theatre Box Office. Ticket Line (220 4349) and Usher Hall (228 1155). See Tue 24.
I Concerto Caledonia St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. 7.45pm. £9 frotn Queen‘s Hall (box office 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776). Usher Hall (228 1155). King's Theatre (220 4349) and Georgian Concert Society (229 8018). Soprano Catherine Bott joins Concerto Caledonia for cantatas by Sir John Clerk of Penicuik. a pupil of Corelli. who wrote mainly in the 1660s during his Grand Tour.
I Overtures And Beginners Adam Smith Theatre. Bennochy Road. ()1592 412929. Linda Ormiston and James Nicol. accompanied at the piano by John Scrimger. celebrate the great British musical with songs by Noel Coward and Ivor Novello. as well as favourites from current West End shows.
I Galloway Consort Burrell Collection. Pollokshaws Road. 2.30pm. £4 (£2.50) at the door. Slip back to the time of the European Renaissance with music for lute. viols and voice.
I Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8—£2l from 287 5511. The Concert Hall's International Series continues as the German orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor lngo Metzmacher perform Mozart‘s .Wuxunit‘ Funeral Musie and Violin Concerto No 3 (with Christian Tetzlaff). The orchestra has made a name for itself for its ‘bohemian' sound. and conclude tonight with Mahler's Si’lllp/lutl)‘ No 5.
I Glasgow Jewish Choral Society City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.45pm. £4-—£6 from 287 551 1. Sally Magnusson comperes a gala concert in aid of the Children‘s Cancer Ward at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Yorkhill. Flautist Marc Spencer-Bowles is guest artiste on a bill that also includes Lodge Monteftore.
I Children's Classic Concerts Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 3pm. £7.50 (£3.50). See Sat 28.
I Seicento and Squair Mile Consort Canongate Church. Canongate. 6pm. £5 (£3.50) at the door. As a bit of a change from the cruciﬁxion and resurrection stories that dominate classical concerts at this time of year. this event goes back in time to 17th century Vienna. when short oratorios featured more peripheral Biblical characters. Tonight sees a rare performance of Bertali‘s Maria Maddalena. which features six solo voices. a six-part viol consort and other instruments.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £7—£ 19 50 (£5—£l7.50). See Sat 28.
I Brigadoon Brunton Theatre. Musselburgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50). When two Amen’cans take a trip to the Highlands. they stumble upon a
small village that appears out of the mist only one day every century. Lerner and Loewe's musical mixes fine songs with tartan twee as Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association take to the stage.
TUESDAY 31 Glasgow I John Suchet on Beethoven Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 1pm. £2.50 (£2 in advance) from 287 551 l. The writer and newscaster comes back to the Concert Hall to continue his story of the life of Beethoven. illustrated with live performances by the Beethoven Trio. I Sorrel Quartet Hutcheson‘s Hall. 2 John Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. Bridge's Three Idvlls and Shostakovich‘s String Quartet No 3 form the programme of this lunchtime concert
I Brigadoon Brunton Theatre. Musselburgh. 665 2240. 7 30pm, £6.50 (£4.50). See Mon 30.
I Essential Scottish Opera Magnum Centre. Harbourside. 01294 278381, 7.30pm. £7 (£5). See Sat 21.
I Strathcl de University Symphony and Cham er Orchestras Barony Hall. University of Strathclyde. 8pm. £5 (£2.50/£4) from Director of Music (548 3444). It's time to say farewell to winter anti hello to spring with a lighthearted concert featuring Mozart‘s A Musical Joke. Telemann‘s Suite in A minor and Haydn's I’areu-e/l Symp/mn)‘.
I Charity Concert Glasgow City Chambers. George Street. 7pm. £12 (including refreshments) from ()131 343 1344 and 0141 943 ()260. The Lion Choir and soprano Linda ()rmiston present a one-night only musical extravaganza in
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aid of Cancer Research Campaign Scotland. The programme includes Scottish songs. love songs and a taste of America.
I Brigadoon Brunton Theatre. Musselburgh. 665 2240. £6.50 (£4.50). See Mon 30.
I Sorrel Quartet Recital Studio. Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 31. I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free tickets (while available) by postal application (enclosing sae) to BBC SSO Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. (312 8DG. Jurjen Hempel is conductor for the latest in the ‘Stars. Stripes & Symphonies' series. which tonight features C opland's Suite: The Tender [and and Peter Mennin's S_\‘Ittph()lt\' No 5.
I One Voice Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 8pm. £6 (£3/schoo1children free) from 287 5511. One Voice continue to push back musical boundaries with a concert that features Walton's Facade [Entertainment. Stephen Dembski‘s The Show and a new work by Matthew Swann.
I Brigadoon Brunton Theatre. Musselburgh. 665 2240. £6.50 (£4.50). See Mon 30.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5-£l7.5() (£3.5()/£6.50). Two of Haydn‘s late symphonies No 103 ( '7'he Druntroll') and No /()4 ( '[.ondon ') top and tail this concert. which also features Leighton‘s V'ris‘ Gratin (for cello. oboe and strings) and Holst's Itll'm‘ulitm.
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