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Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical 8: Opera listings compiled by Brian Donaldson.


I St Giles' At Six St Giles (’atliedral. High Street. :35 ‘MJZ. (iptll. l'iee. Tonight's performers are inc/lo-soprano Anne Coppey and pianist Pierre Desvignes. with Handel. Rossini. Schubert and l)uparc on the hill.


I Lunchtime Concert St (lit-:s‘ ('athedral. High Street. 225 9442.

12. ISpin. Free. ('hrist (‘hui‘ch (‘hancel ('hoir are in town.



I National Youth Orchestra Of Scotland ( ilasgins Royal (‘oncc‘tt llall. Satichiehall Street. 7.30pm. £8 (£5/£1)froin2ls’7 551 l . The N\'( )S round off their litiropean summer tour with a C(HTCCTT on home turf. The show features l’rokoliev‘s I’M/m (‘u/ic'c'rlu .\'u .6, Herlioz's Swnp/imin' Fantastic/ire. and the Scottish debut of the orchestra's specially-ciiriinnssionecl ('ti/i/n'i'i'c'i'u penned by Rory Boyle. .ltinichi Hirokami conducts with Peter Donohoe on piano.

Edinburgh I Organ Recital Parish Church of St Andrew and St (ieoige. (ieorge Street. 225 $47. 12 Wpin. Free St James (ioldenacre's (‘aioline (Haddock. w inner

and Wm! Sit/v Story with Welsh-horn

I of the University of lidinburgh‘s é Anderson Prize. plays at this lunchtime

Peter Donohoe tinlcles the black and whites with the NAYOS at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall, Wed 29 Jul.

tenor Mike Sterling at the fore. The gates open at 6pm.

SATURDAY 1 , i , Stirling I A Stage & Screen Spectacular

Stirling Castle. info: 01786 461081. 8pm. £22 (£20). See Fri 31.


. FRIDAY 31 Stirling I A Stage 8: Screen Spectacular Stirling Castle. Info: 01786-161081. 8pm. £22 (£20). The best of the West lind. Broadway and Hollywood comes to the stunning location of Stirling (‘astle for two nights. The open-air show features music from the likes of I.c'.\' Miserables

Glasgow I Promenade Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Info:

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331 1854. 2.30pm. Free. Dusseldorf Cathedral‘s organist Dr Christoph F. Lorenz ‘rforms.

I St (ii 65' At Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. Tonight's performer is Guy Whatley with the sounds of Bach. Franck and Reger filling the air.

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I Lunchtime Concert St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. 225 9442. 12.15pm. Free. Today‘s performers are the Hour of Power Children‘s Choir. who hail from Califomia.

I Organ Recital Parish Church of Si Andrew and St George. George Street. 225 3847. 12.30pm. Free. Blaelchall Church‘s Douglas Mcllraith takes his seat at the organ.

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Saturday 8 August 1998, 7.00pm-10.30pin

Cosi Fan Tutte A must for opera ions, as the Garden Opera (ampany uses the Splendid surroundings to peilorm this well-known production set at an Edwardian cricket match. The first Glyndebaurne-style production in Edinburgh.

Tickets priced at £25 (£20 Friends 01 RBGE)



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Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Wednesday July 29 1998, 7.30pm

(scallion mun, mansion mm mm m Oar-rel) Plano Concerto 3 Prokofiev symphonic FanAasflqua Bedloz

Pre-concert talk by Rory Boyle in Clyde Foyer at 6.30pm

Tickets: £4 - £14 Chlldren/Students: £1 From: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Box Office (0141 287 5511) and Tlclcedlnk outiets

Sunday 9-Monday 31 August 1998, 7.30pm—9.45pni (except 27 8. 28 August)

linnaeus Prince of Flowers Enter the amazing world 01 the l8th century Swedish botanist (oil Linnaeus who scandalised the world with his discovery that plants had sex! Theatrum Batanicum present "an orgy ol the senses and a riot lar the mind'. Tickets also available at

the Festival Box Ollice. Tickets priced at £9 (£5 concessions)

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Sunday 9-Monday 31 August 1998, 10.00-11.30pm (except 27 8. 28 August)

Julius Caesar (arruption! Assassination! (ivil War! Theatrum Botanicum introduce the National Dance (ompany of Malawi in a modern interpretation 01 this classic play staged with high comedy, Alrican drumming

and traditional dance. Combined ticket for both shows priced at £12 (£8 concessions)

Thursday 3 September 1998, 9.00-12.00pm

Su mme r .la 12 Relax and eq‘ay mellow music ham the lwr'siana Rog lime Band and line load ham the Terrace (ale. Where else can you find such great views 01 the lestival lirewarlcs an a warm summer evening?

An outdoor event not to be missed. Tickets priced at £10 (£8 Friends 01 RBGE), £6 Child

Forfurtber information please contact: Events Office Tel 0131 248 2964 or e-mar’l s.klrk® http://rmviv. rbge. org. :4 le/ei'ents/cventr'nr'. btm

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