o p e ra listi n gs Concerts are listed by date, then by
city. Classical 8. Opera listings compiled by Brian Donaldson.
I Bollington Festival Choir St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. 12.15pm. Free. This choir from Cheshire perform a lunchtime concert.
Edinburgh I Chapel Choir 0f Sidney Sussex
College St Giles' Cathedral. High Street.
225 9442. 6pm. Free. l)urutle. Faure and Poulenc are all performed by this choir from Cambridge.
I First Presbyterian Church Of Knoxville St Giles” Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. l2.l5pm. Free. Lunchtime show from Tennessee church choir.
I Monte Vista High School Choir Ross
Theatre. Princes Street (iardens. Ipm. Free. A 44 member choir from I)anvil|e. California continue their tour ot Ireland
and the UK with this programme of tunes
such as Rheinberger's .»I/)eni/lir'il. the ever-popular l)unee 'Ii) Your l)ui/o’ie and My Hanev 's‘ Luv/n 'xi rmv.
‘ Edinburgh I Monte Vista High School Choir St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 2259442.
l2. l5pm. Free. l)anville‘s finest continue
5 Glasgow I Flat Pavan Burrell Collection.
) Pollokshaws Road. info: 33) lb‘54. 2pm. Free. The popular iiarly Music group will be performing later this summer at the National Mtisic Festival for Youth in Manchester.
Edinburgh I I Clare Mingins Parish Church of St Andrew and St (ieorge. (ieorge Street.
Saturday 8 August 1998, 7.00pm-IO.30pm
(osi Fan Tutte
A must ior opera ions, as the Garden Opera (ompany uses the splendid surroundings to periorm this well-known production set at on Edwardian cricket match. The iirst Glyndebourne-style
production in Edinburgh. Tickets priced at £25 (£20 friends oi RBGE)
Sunday 9-Monday 3) August I998, 7.30pm-9.45pni (except 27 8. 28 August)
linnoeus Prince oi Flowers Enter the amazing world oi the 18th century Swedish botanist (orl Linnaeus who scandolised the world with his discovery that plants had sex! lheotrum Botanicum present "an orgy oi the senses and a riot ior the mind'. Tickets also available at
the Festival Box Oiiice. Tickets priced at E9 (£5 concessions)
and enjoyfabnlons evening events a! the Royal Botanic Garden Edinbar ’b
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Sunday 9-Mondoy 3) August 1998, 10.00-1 1.30pm (except 27 8. 28 August)
Julius Caesar (arruption! Assassination! (ivil War! lheatrum Botanicum introduce the National Dance Company oiMo/awi in a modern interpretation oi this classic ploy staged with high comedy, Airicon drumming
and traditional dance. Combined ticlcet ior both shows priced at £12 (£8 concessions)
Thursday 3 September I998, 9.00—12.00pm
Summer Jo u Relax and enjoy mellow music irom the iooisiano Rag lime Bond and line iood ham the Terrace (aie. Where else can you iind such great views oi the iestival iirewodcs an a warm summer evening?
An outd00r event not to be missed. Tickets priced at [)0 (E8 Friends oi RBGE), £6 Child
54TllE lIST 9—23 Jul 1998
i The early music specialists Flat Pavan play the Burrell Collection, Glasgow. Wed 15 Jul.
225 3847. l2.30pm. Free. Aberdonian organist irovides a lunchtime recital. I The F orestan Trio IIon Trinity Church. Haddington. info: t)l620 823738. b’pm. £8 (£6/£3). Formed in
I995. the trio take their name from one of
Schumann's imaginary alter egos the one he adopted in his diary when he was in a good mood. Tonight. Anthony Marwood (violin). Richard Lester (cello) and Susan Tomes (piano) perform Mozart. Fame and Schubert.
I Paul Dean St Giles Cathedral. High
Street. 2259442. ‘s‘pin. £6 (£4). The RCt)
Performer ()f The Year for I997 gives an
organ recital covering works by Bach.
l)uruile and Messiaen.
I XXVI International Viola Congress Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2. I5pm. £|2 (£l0). in memory of William Primrose CBli. this festival kicks off with a recital from Crarth Knox on viola and Peter iivans on piano. followed by a discussion at 3.l5pm entitled li’ririnc Furl/1c I'm/u with participation from composers including iidward Mc(iuire and Sally Beamish. A recital from Paul Silverthorne and .lolm Constable at 4.30pm concludes the opening day's events.
I XXVI International Viola Congress Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). Renl‘rew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £8 (£6). Former
Sally Beamish gives a helping ha
RSAMI) student Katherine McGillivray i directs a baroque evening which includes the world premiere of John Webb's Hop- hoclee-Immlvis last Will and Testament as well as works by Bach. Purcell and Telemann.
I The Campbell Group St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. l2.l5pm. Free.
I XXVI International Viola Congress
Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). Renfrew
Street. 332 5057. 6pm. £8 (£6). Tonight's
celebrity recital sees Michael Kugel and
Mireille Gleizes performing Britten.
Schubert. Paganini. Schumann. Hindemith and Wasman.
I Chor St Johannis Harvestude St Giles Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. l2.l5pm. Free. A (ierinan choir.
SATURDAY 18 . l Glasgow ‘
I XXVI International Viola Congress ( Stevenson Hail. RSAMI). Renfrew
' Street. 332 5057. 5pm. £8 (£6). I994
Lionel Tertis international Competition I Prizewinncr. Kenta Matsumi. isjoined by pianist Yuko Sasaki for a programme of Mozart. Vaughan Williams. Borodin. Chopin. Schubert. Beethoven and Brahms.
I XXVI International Viola Congress Stevenson iiail. RSAMI). chfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £8 (£6). The Glasgow Festival Strings is directed by ; James l)urrant. the former head of orchestral studies at the RSA Ml). as they perform works by Telemann. William Alwyn. Audrey Mackie. Mozart and . McGuire. l
I XXVI International Viola Congress Stevenson Hail. RSAMI). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 11.30am. £6 (£5). The festival closes with a world-class performance from Robert Plane (clarinet). Philip l)ukes (viola) and Sophia Raiunan (piano). ()n the bill are Bruch. Britten. Schumann. Judith Weir and Mozart.
I The University Of Santa Tomos ; Singers St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. A special
appearance from a combo based in . Manila. Philippines. '
nd to the XXVI International Viola Congress.
I Leon Coates Parish Church of St Andrew and St George. (ieorge Street. 225 3847. l2.3()pm. Free. Resident organist provides a lunchtime recital.
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RSAMD, Glasgow, Thu 16 Jul.