I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra MacRobert Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 0l786 46l08l. 8pm. £l2 (£9.50/£6 for under 25s). The BBC SSO perform their ﬁnal non-Glasgow show of the current season with Debussy's Man-he Ecossaise and Walton‘s Svniphoni' No I on the bill. Soprano Lisa Milne is guest artist and Martyn Brabbins conducts.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £7-£l9.50 (£5-£l7.50). See Sat l8.
I BA Applied Music Degree Students Hutchesons' Hall. University of Strathclyde. 548 3444. l.l5pm. Free. The students show off their talent with a programme of chamber and solo music.
I My Fair lady King's Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6—£35 (concs). The classic Lerner and Loewe musical is brought to livid life by the Bohemians Lyric Opera Co. with Norma Kinnear in the director‘s chair.
WEDNESDAY 22 Glasgow I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. £6—£l5 (£4.50 disabled/children) from 287 55 l I. Part four of ‘Beethoven the Revolutionary‘ with Osmo Vanska conducting the orchestra's version of the composer‘s Si'mp/iony No 7 and Straviiisky‘s Le Sucre Dlt I’rintenips. I RSAMD Singing Department Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. Duets. trios and other ensembles by the likes of Purcell. Schubert and Tippett in this lively kick off to the spring programme.
I The Edinburgh Quartet Swann Building. The King’s Building. University of Edinburgh. l.lOpm. Free. Info: 650 2423. The quartet perform a new work by Adamia and Beethoven‘s String Quartet 0]) [8 No 6.
I My Fair Lady King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6—£35 (concs). See Tue 2|.
THURSDAY 23 Glasgow I The Tomlin Consort Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 4092. l.l5pm. Free. Chamber music concert given by staff and students from the School of Music at Napier University. I BA Applied Music Degree Students Recital Studio. Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde. 548 3444. l.l5pm. Free. See Tue 2|. I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8-£2l from 287 55l l. It's a feast of fun for fans of Wagner as the RSNO's winter season comes to a spectacular climax. The renowned soprano Anne Evans (currently appearing with Scottish Opera in Ariadne Aiij' Naros) will be performing some of the most dramatic and heart-breaking moments in the Wagner canon. such as the ‘Liebestod' from Tristan and Isolde. Alexander Lazarev conducts.
I My Fair Lady King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6—£35 (concs). See Tue 2 l.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.45pm. £5-£ l7.50 (£3.50/£6.50). Arnold Ostman conducts the SCO in a night devoted to the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Among the works to be performed are Piano Concerto No 27 and Svnip/ioirv No 38 ('Prague ').
W I Academy Wind Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £2.50 (£l.50). Bryan Allen conducts the wind orchestra through an all-American collective of Bernstein. Gershwin and John Williams. I Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Piano accompaniment masterclass directed by John Streets. I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 7.30pm. £4.50—£ l5.50 (£3.50) from 287 55] I. See Thu 23. I BT Scottish Ensemble RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £9 (£5). The punderfully titled 'Bach and Beyond' is the ensemble's final ﬂourish this season. with Johann Sebastian‘s violin concenos providing the bulk of the programme — and Bartok acting as the 'beyond’.
I The Edinburgh Friends Of The RSNO St Cuthbert's Church. West End. 7.30pm. £6 (£5 for Friends/free for students). Info: 0l875 320l23. To raise funds for their June Proms in Edinburgh. the RSNO‘s Friends give you Mozart’s Quartet in D Major. Schubert’s Trout Quintet and a few special surprises.
I My Fair lady King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6—£35 (cones). See Tue 2 l.
I Duo Recital St John’s Church. Princes Street. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). For their first performance in the UK. Canadian duo Monica Whicher (soprano) and Frances Pappas (mezzo-soprano) give us works by Handel. Monteverdi. Mendelssohn. Fauré and Donizetti.
SATURDAY 25 Glasgow
I The Bearsden Choir and Scottish Brass Ensemble St Aloysius‘ Church. Hill Street. 7.45pm. £8 (£6) from 287 551 l. A celebration of Scottish choral music from the religious chants of the l3th century to contemporary works. Included on tonight‘s bill are Cantos Sagrados by James MacMi/Ian and John Marne/I Ger/des 's Dances ()fT/ie Scottish Court.
I Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society Glasgow Cathedral. 8pm. £8 (£6) from 287 551 l. Glyn Bragg conducts the choir as they tackle Rossini‘s Petite Messe Solennelle.
I My Fair Lady King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 2. l5pm and 7.30pm. £5—£35 (concs). See Tue 2|.
I St Giles’ Chamber Ensemble 'Come And Sing' St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 7.30pm. £5 (audience and performers). Info: 0l875 340737. Christian Aid's funds will be boosted tonight by the ensemble‘s performance of Handel's Messiah. To add to the fun you can get involved too - rehearsal starts at 2.30pm. Michael Harris is your conductor.
I The Maggini Quartet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3). The Scottish premiere of James MacMillan‘s chamber piece Whv Is This Night Different." is the highlight of this show which also features works by Benjamin Britten and the young Jamaican bom composer Eleanor Alberga. See preview.
I Guitar Recital Burrell Collection. Pollokshaws Road. 772 65 IO. 2.30pm. £4 (£2). Guitar music from the 16th century to the present day played by Robert Jones. and including a small selection of Jones's own compositions.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 3pm. £6 from 287 55l I. Part five of ‘Beethoven the
Revolutionary' with Osmo Vdnsk’a conducting Svmphonv No 8 while pianist Alfredo Perl performs the Hamnierklai'ier Sonata.
I SCO Wind Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 3pm. £5-£ ll (£3.50/£6.50). Enjoy ‘An Afternoon At The Opera‘ as the SCO Wind Ensemble play Beethoven. Hartmann. Mozart and Rossini.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £7—£l9.50 (£5—l7.50). See Thu 23.
TUESDAY 28 Glasgow
I Alasdair Cameron Huichesoiis‘ Hall. University of Strathclyde. 548 3444. l.lSpm. Free. The pianist plays Chopin‘s Nocturnes & Mazitrkas and Dvorak's Theme with Variations in A Ah". 0]) 36. I Bavarian Radio Symp ony Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £ l4.50—£35 from 287 55l I. Considered to be one of the greatest orchestras performing in the world today. the Bavarians have steadily gained a reputation for their vast and challenging repertoire. Beethoven and Stravinsky are put under the microscope tonight. with Lorin Maazel conducting.
I The Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. l.l0pm. Free. Info: 650 2423. See Wed 22.
WEDNESDAY 29 Edinburgh I The Consort Of Voices Canongate Kirk. Royal Mile. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Info: 44l 2008. The a ('uppella and choral specialists entertain us with a programme of songs from the repertoires of Bach. Britten and Vaughan Williams.
classical & opera MUSIC
I The Threepenny Opera Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). Info: 650 2423. Edinburgh University Opera Society treat you to Kurt Weill‘s classic set in the world of robbers and prostitutes.
I Glasgow University Students Concert Hall. University ofGlasgow. University Avenue. 330 4092. l.l5pm. Free. Poulenc and Pierre Max Dubois are the subjects of a performance by Rebecca Farrow (piano). Brian Molley (sax) and Julia Lynch( iano).
I Glasgow hoenix Choir Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £6—£9 from 287 55) I. To mark the release of Highland Cathedral. the Phoenix perform a range of choral works from the classics to contemporary pieces. Honorary President Peter Morrison returns as guest artiste.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 8pm. £6—£l5 (£4.50 disabled/children) from 287 55l l. The sixth and final part of ‘Beethoven the Revolutionary‘ sees the Scottish Festival Singers perform S)‘Illp/t(lll_\' No 9
( 'C/ioral ') and Sliostakovich's .SA‘INIJIHHJ)‘ No 3 ( 'Malv Dav').
I The Threepenny Opera Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). lrifo: 6502423. See Wed 29.
I Krakow Music Academy Sinfonietta Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). In their first visit to Edinburgh. the young Polish orchestra perfomi Vivaldi‘s I-‘oiir .S‘easons and works from compatriots Killar. Stachowski and Bacewicz. The show is part of an exchange programme with the Edinburgh University String Orchestra. who have been raising the roofs in Krakow.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £9 (£5). See Fri 24.
Beethoven Beethoven Stravmsky
The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra is one of the greatest orchestras performing in the world today and has gained international acclaim for its vast and often challenging repertoire.
Lorin Maazel Hilary Hahn Egmont Overture
Violin Concerto Rite of Spring
Tuesday 28 April 7.30pm
Standbys available lerm lOam on the day of the performace) £4 50
2 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow 62 3NY
info 0141 353 4137 Booking 0141 287 5511
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