celebration of Chinese culture through tnusic. dance and performance by the city's own Yu Ming Catttonese ()pera Association.
I Neil Fellows, Yu Yasuraoka and Colin Kingsley Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Info: 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. The trio perfortn a programme which will include Brahms' Horn 'I‘rio ()p 40.
I One Voice Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £6 (£3). One Voice begins its new season with a exploration of music inspired by dance from the very varied likes of Stravinsky. Frank Zappa and Astor l’lttZ/Dllit.
I University Chaplaincy 20th Anniversary Service Barony Hall. University of Strathclyde. Info: 518 3444. 5.15pm. Free. Strathclyde University Chamber Choir perform a free show for all. with David Hamilton on organ and Alan Tavener conducting.
I Music As Life City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £6-£l5 (concs available). The first BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra concert in a series of four to celebrate the gettius of Danish composer Carl Nielsen. The kick-off sees performances of his first two symphonies as well as RaclunanirtoVs Piano Concerto No 2. with Cristina ()rtiz on piano.
I Rostov Balalaika City Chambers. George Square. lnfo: 33-1 1051. 7.30pm. £15 (£5). Russia's top virtuoso ensemble perform in aid of the Children's Hospice .-\.s'sociation Scotland.
I Glasgow Music Festival Prizewmners John McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. Info: 330-1092. 1.10pm. Free. Works by Vivaldi. Rachmaninoff. Schumann antl Poulenc are performed by Laura Gordon (clarinet). Aniatida .‘ylillen (soprano). Kirstin Mills (cello) and Walter Blair (accotnpattist ).
I Dalibor Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50— £45.50. See Sat 2-1.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £8—£2l. Beethoven's Sl'lllp/HHH' No 6 t ‘l’astoral'i is joined by two works by Sibelius. Grant Llewellyn conducts with Boris Belkin on piano.
I Quintetto Mabellini Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. lnfo: 6502-123. 1.10pm. Free. In association with Musica ltalia. a performance of works by Ghedini. Finaudt. Malipiero. Berio and Rota.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 2X7 5511. 7.30pm. £5—£16 (concs available). Sir Charles Mackerras conducts the SC() itt Mozart's .S'v/np/ionv .\'o 3] ('l’aris'). Bach‘s Cantata: ‘lt'h Habe (ienue’ and Brahms's .S‘erenatle .‘v'o /. ()laf Baer is your baritone.
I Massed Bands of the RAF Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £8—£l-1. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. their Massed Bands play popular hits and classics. military music. atid c‘\Cc‘l'pts from films atid musicals. Steve Humphries is the soloist and Robin Bovle comperes, '
I Jonathan Jones Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1nfo:6502-123. 1.10pm. Free. The organist's programme includes Redford's Two Pieces From The Mir/liner Book. Pachelbel's Iii/t Fest Hunt: Is! Uitser Got! and Cundick's Divertintento.
I Piano Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Info: 228 5670. 7.15pm. £6 (£3). Nikolaos Laaris takes his seat at the piano.
I The Organist Entertains Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Info: 331 1854. 2.30pm. Free. Today's entertaining organist is Chris Powell.
I Tristan Und Isolde Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 5pm. £3.50—£-19.5(). See Thu 22.
I Music As Life City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 5511. 7.30pm.£6—£15(concs available). The BBC SS()'s second Nielsen concert covers Symphonies Nos .t‘ and 6 as well as Ravel‘s .S’e/ie/teramt/e. I Michael Ball and Carl Davis with the RSNO Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13.50—£25.50. All the tnost popular West End hits from the housewives' favourite. lixpect a galaxy of tunes frotn shows such as .lliss Saigon. Cats and Les Miserables.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.-15pm. £5»—£18. See Fri 30.
I Lucy Carolan, John Kitchen and Peter Williams St Cecilia's Hall. Niddry Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). A itiglit of solos and ducts to inaugurate the newly-restored 176‘) Jacob Kirckman harpsichord.
I Promenade Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. info: 331 185-1. 2.30pm. Free. This afternotm's orgatt concert is given by Glasgow's
Edinburgh I Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 52‘)
s 6000. 7.30pm. £7 £19.501L‘5' £17.50).
See Thu 2‘). I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019.
i 7.45piti.£71£5.50). Rossini. Leighton.
Davis attd Beethoven are the composers whose works are performed tonight with Bruce Davis conducting and Jatte Rimer on cello.
I Bartok Quartet Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.-15pm. £8—£l-1.50 (£5»-£13). Haydn. Bartok atid Brahms are performed by this acclaimed foresome.
I Ruckert Recital llutchesons' Hall.
University of Strathclyde. lnfo: 5-18 31-14. 1.15pm. £2.50. Today‘s lunchtime
recital sees the poems of the 19th century
German poet Friedrich Ruckert set to musical acCompaniments by Schubert. Schumann. Brahms. Loewe attd Mahler. Pianist Katharine Durran joins mezzo
: soprano .lane lrwin.
I The Magic Flute Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 3329000. 7.15pm. £3.50-—£-15.50. Mozart's panto-tastic delight is brought to vivid life by Scottish ()pera. As with
Wagner's Pars-ital. this invites the . audience to undergo a mysterious ritual
in pursuit ofenlightenment. Among the performers are Wynne Fvans as Tamino. Christine Buflle as Queen of the Night
attd the excellent Dav itl Stephenson as
I Alison Wells, John Turner, Jonathan
Pryce and Keith Elcombe Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. lnfo16502-123. 1.10pm. Free. The quartet of soprano.
1 recorder. violoncello and harpsichord
play works by Eben. Sherlaw. Johnson. Leighton and Harper.
I Pictures At An Exhibition Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5—£10(£3—£7). This is the first performance in a new series entitled 7Z'Itaikoi'skv And The Music Oflmperial Russia and sees 30-year-old pianist Bon's Berezovsky taking centre stage. Tonight he plays works by Borodin. Liadov and Balakirev as well as Mussorgsky‘s Pictures From An Exhibition.
I Dalibor Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45.50. See Sat 24.
I Zanfania Trio Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £5. The trio’s afternoon tea concert covers pieces by Stravinsky. Milhaud and Mozart.
I Edinburgh String Quartet Merchants‘ House. West George Street. 6393176. 12.45pm. £4 (£3.50). Today the quartet expand to quintet and sextet proportions as they perform a programme with Dvorak‘s Piano Quintet as its centrepiece. This concert is dedicated to the tnetnory of Robert Logan.
I Piers Adams And Howard Beach John McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. Info: 330-1092. 1.10pm. Free. Four centuries of recorder music both exotic and virtuosic. including Bach's Cantata No 2‘) l’relmlio. Vitali's Charon/re and Hunyadi's Concert Polonaise. An illustrated recorder workshop follows at 2.30pm.
I Ruckert Recital Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde. lnfo: 5-18 3414. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 3.
I Pianists' Masterclass Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde. Info: 5-18 3111. 2pm. Free. Katharine Durran
classical & opera MUSIG
directs this masterclass.
I The Magic Flute Theatre Royal. Hope Street, 332 9000. 2.15pm. £3.50—£45.50. See Tue 3.
I Music As Life City Hall. Candleriggs, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £6—£15 (concs available). The BBC SSO‘s third Nielsen concert has crack violinist Leonidas Kavakos on board. Squeezed in between two of Nielsen‘s compositions this time is Bartok's Violin Concerto No 2.
I Malcolm Layfield, William Conway and Ronan O'Hora Reid Concert Hall. Bn'sto Square. Info: 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. The violin. Violoncello and piano trio play Schubert's Trio in E Flat.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5-£18. Joseph Swensen conducts tonight as the SCO perform Grieg‘s Holherg Suite. Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3 and Haydn's Symphony No 96 ‘Miracle'. Joji Hattori is on violin.
“Here is a fine artist, incapable of making an ugly sound” The Times
in a piano recital with works by Mozart, Skalkottas, Koukos, Constantinidis, Prokofiev. Friday 30 October 1998, at 19.45
Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square, Admission: £6, £3 (conc)
Sponsored by: A.G. LEVENTIS FOUNDATION Supported by: ARTLOOM
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37 piece band
laying all rise Classics.
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