MUSIG classical & opera


I Fettes College Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 20l9. 7.30pm. David Goodenough conducts a varied

programme of choral and orchestral works. I John Kitchen St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. 668 20l‘). 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Kitchen inaugurates the new ‘Harrdel' organ at this concert celebrating 30 years of the Rtrssell Collection of early keyboard instruments. The programme features works by Handel and his contemporaries.



I Murray McLachlan Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 2pm. £2.50—£5.50. See Fri 20.


I Paragon Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 2.30pm. £3.50—£l l. The ensemble play Strauss‘s 771/ Ifulenspiege/ Iii/rural Antlers. as well as works by Fraricais and Schubert.

I St Giles At Six St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. Music for string quartet entitled .S'ynr/mt/retit' Vi/u'ations.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.30pm. See Thu l‘).

I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Reid Concert Hall. Edinburgh University. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Edward Russel conducts violin soloist Christina Ball and the orchestra in a programme featuring Rirnsky-Korsakov's ()r'erture on Russian Themes. Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. Saint-Saens' l.e Rouet I)’()rnp/ra/e and Syrup/tony in C by Bizet.

I St Peter's Singers St Peter's Church. Luttori Place. Tickets £6 (£4) from 668 20l‘). The Singers present Vivaldi's (I/oria. with motets by Mendelssohn and Handel's organ concerto.


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I Scottish Sinfonia Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£4—£6). Guest violinist James Clark joins the Sinfonia for Elgar's Violin Concerto in 13 Minor opus ()l. as well as the Edinburgh premiere of the composer's previously unfinished work .S‘ympltorrv No 3 in C Minor opus 88. completed by Anthony Payne.

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I Matthew Trusler St Leonards School Music Auditorium. The Pends. 0l334 850560. 4pm. Tickets on the door £7 (£3—£6). The violinist performs as part of a series ofchamber music concerts by internationally famous artists.



I Gershwin 100 Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. 7.30pm. £8.50-£22.50. Vocalist Kim Criswell and conductor/pianist Wayne Marshall perform some of Gershwin's best loved music. celebrating the l00th anniversary of his birth.


I The Coming Of Wasichu Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 220 4348. 7.45pm. £8 (£2—£3). Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust and Amnesty International join forces to present Geoffrey King‘s new composition for chorus. orchestra and rhythm instruments. Featuring the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. a rock ensemble and I60 children from It) schools. the piece documents the late 19th century confrontation between native American lrrdians and white men.



I Alasdair Cameron H utcheson's Hall. 158 lngrarn Street. 552 8391. l. l5—2pm. £2.50. The pianist plays pieces by Mozart and Beethoven. including the latter's Sonata No. 8' in C minor 'I’at/retu/ue'.

I Athenaeum Orchestra RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Admission free btit by ticket only. William Carslake condtrcts the orchestra in a programme which was yet to be announced at the time of going to press.


I Margaret Fingerhunt Reid Concert Hall. Edinburgh University. Bristo Square. 650 2423. l.l0pm. Free. The pianist plays works by Bach. Leighton and Chopin.

I Tribute To Henri Duparc Napier University. l2 Merchiston Place. 225 5366. 6pm. Sheila Graham (soprano) and Stuart Montgomery (piano) pay homage to the melodies of this late nineteenth century composer. Concert takes place at the School Of .\'lttsic.

I Nights At The Salon Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5— £ l0 (£3—£7). Continuing the BB("s International (‘luunlrer' .l/usir series. renowned pianist Aleksantler Mad/er recreates the atmosphere of late 10th century St Petersburg with works by Tchaikovsky. Borodin and Rill)s‘k\'- Korsakov. '



I University Of Glasgow Orchestra Btrte Hall. lirriversity of(ilasgo\s. University Avenue. 330 4002. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Julian Clayton conducts the orchestra in Milhaud’s Suite l’rot'e/uule. Bruch's Viol/It Concerto No. / it! (i Minor and Vaughan Williams' A Loni/on .S'ynrp/rony.

I Academy Brass Band RSAMI). too Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). The RSAMD‘s brass ensemble present a modern programme. featuring Paul Patterson's Royal Iiumsurr and Nigel Clarke's Atlantic 'Iort'ata. as well as works by Richard Peaslea. Judith Bitigham and Jean (‘asterede

Walter Weller conducts The Paragon Ensemble at brunch with Schubert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sun 29 and Edinburgh Queens Hall, Sun 22 Nov


I Edinburgh University Music Society Symphony Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Richard Jeffcoat conducts the

university’s orchestra in Walton’s I’artita. Rosauro's lt’ltapsotlie For Percussion .‘i/lt/ ()I't‘llt’.\'ll'(l and Elgars .S‘vnrp/ronv No. /.



I Composer's Workshop RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 6.30pm. Free. Param Vir is under the spotlight in the second of a series of workshops in which distinguished composers discuss their life and works.


I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers Greyfriars Kirk. (iii‘eyfriars Place. 668 20l‘). 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The programme includes |6th century Scottish music as well as works by Josquin l)es Prez.

I Barry Goldsmith Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £l0 (£6). Arirerican pianist Goldsmith comes to the Queen's Hall with a string of superlatiyes attached. and an equally impressive number of awards under his belt. With a programme ranging from Bach and Beethoven to modern classics. Goldsrnitii's talent and diversity has seen him perform all over the world.


I The King's Consort RSAMD. too Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £3.50 (£2). Robert King directs .lames Bowman (counterterror) and the consort lll a selection or works by Henry Purcell.

I Masterclass RSAMI). tot) Renfrew Street. 332 5057 2.30pm. Free. James Bowman and triembers of'l’he King's ('onsort conduct a irrasterclass in voice and baroque strings.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra

(‘ity Hall. (Xttrtller‘iggs. 287 55l I. 7.30pm. (‘ellist .lran \Vang tours the S(‘() for a lirench-flavoured progratiirrrc of Rayel. Sartrt-Saens. l'.llll't‘ and liver


I Caroline Cradock Reid ('oiicert Hall. lidinburgh l'uiverstty. Bristo Square. 650 2423. |.l0pm. Free. ()rganrst ('radock plays Btrxtehutle's 'I'lu'et' ('lroru/t' l’r'e/ru/ex as well as pieces by Bach and Mendelssohn.

I Edinburgh University String Orchestra Reid (‘orrcert Hall. lithnburgh l'riivers‘tty. Bristo Square. 650 2423 7.30pm. £5 (£3). James low e conducts the orchestra rtr Mo/at't's Hirer/interim Hi I) Klio. Schocck's ('unt t'rtrr l'irr Horn Jilltl Strinet. Sttattss's sc\tet front (‘aprit't'ur and lil'lllc'lbs Slurp/e Svnrp/urnv.


Glasgow I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal (‘oncet‘t Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.

287 55l 1. 7.30pm. Conductor Walter Weller is joined by the RSNO Chorus. sopranos Lynda Russell and Diana Montague. tenor lain Paton anti bass Christopher Purves for Mozart's magnificent .S‘ymp/ionv No. 4/ (Jupiter) and beautiful Mass in (‘ minor.

I Edinburgh University Renaissance

: Singers Newlands South Church.

Langside Drive at Riverside Road. 7pm. £5 (£3) at door. Advent concert with music by Josquin Des Prez and 16th century Scottish composers with additional seasonal items.


I Edinburgh University Contemporary Music Society Reid Concert Hall. lidinburgh University. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 7.30pm. Free. Conductor Peter Nelson leads the ensemble iii a programme featuring works by .larracek. Selina Kay. Django Bates and members of the Faculty of Music.

I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Soloists Katrine

3 Townhill and Richard Beauchamp

enhance Brahms‘ Alto It’lrapsorlv arid Mozart's I’iano ('ont‘erto No. 24.

i I New Edinburgh Orchestra Nicolson

Sqtrare Church. Nicolson Square. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). New conductor Tim Paxton isioirred by guest guitarist Allatr Neave for the first concert ofthe :\'l{()'.s winter season. The programme features Joagtriri Rodrigo's evocative ('ont'ier'to (/(’ Aran/ue: written to mark the end of the Spanish (‘ivil War. followed by Hamish Mac(.‘trnrr's popular /.a/u/ ()_/ .llountain a/u/ l'll'lltl based on a poerrr by Sir Walter Scott atid finally Mendelssohn's Scouts/r Svnrp/ronv.

composed during a holiday here in 182‘). I Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Queen's Hall. (‘lerk Street. 667 7776.

7.45pm. See Fri 27.


I Anne Lorne Gillies & Friends linlithgow Primary School. Preston Road. arson s42507. 7.3a 0.30pm. £5 t£4). linlithgow Arts (iuild present a selection of songs from the popular operas. pltis Scottish and (iaelic traditional songs perfortrred by soloist (iillies. accorirpanied on piano. harp and


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I Paragon Ensemble Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Satrchiehall Street. 287 55l l. lpnr. £4.50 £7. ('ontrnumg theirSruu/av llrunt'lr series. the linsertrble present one of the most famous Pieces front the charrrber repertoire. Schubert's ()t'tet in l" l).\'().\‘. Breakfast and lunch are available before and after the concert - contact box Ulllc‘t‘ it)! tlt'lilllS.

I Trio Serenata Burrell Collection.

. 2060 l’ollokshaws Road. (H355 302869.

2.30pm. £5 (£3 ). A special St Andrews Day concert. featuring soprano Alison Donaldson. accorirpanied on time arid piano.