I Christmas Carol Concert Royal Concert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 387 55] 1. 7.30pm. £‘)—£l4. The Massed Choir from the Greater Glasgow Health Services perform the anrtual ftttidraisiiig concert for Sargent Cancer Care.

I Chamber Music Concert RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 333 5057. 7.30pm. Free. Concert showcasing work by student chamber ensembles.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 387 55l l. 7.30pm. Violinist l’ekka Kutisistojoins the SC() for l’l'tiktiliev's \iu/l/I (‘Hlltt’l'lU NH 2. ill a prograiitriie wlticli also features Sibelius' Suite: The 'li'ni/uhrl. (ii'ieg‘s 'Iit'n Mirneeiuri .'\ll'.\ and 'l‘chaikovsky's Sui/e No.4 ".l’lUftt/‘Iitl/lu'.

I Music Of The Baroque Renaissance Cottiei‘ Theatre. 93 l'i)'lttllilli(l Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Arcadia present four varied programmes of music from the l6th and l7th cetttury.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra liestiyal Theatre. l3--3‘) Nicolson Street. 53‘) 6000. 7.30pm. £7—£l‘).50 (£5--£ l 7.50). ()i'waiii Arwel Hughes cortducts the orchestra iii a programme of German classics. featuring Beethoven‘s ()l't‘l‘llll'c'.‘ Lev/inn) .\'() 3‘. Schumann‘s l’iunu ('um't'rln attd Bi'aliiris' Svmp/imiv No 3. with guest pianist Louis l.ot1ie.

I The Fairer Six Cationgate Kirk. Info: 558 3033. 7.30pm. liree (donations). The debut concert for this all-feiiiale sextet with a cool name and mites to match. Tottiglit they're raising money for new drugs charity HAND (Help for Addicts of Narcotics and Drugs) \\ itli a seasonal programme featuring liritten's Cert/tinny u/ Cum/s. Mendelssolin’s Miami and a few traditional carols for good measure.



I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 3 Sattcltieliall Street. 387 55ll 7.30pm. £8 £3 I. See l‘ri II.

I Strathclyde University Christmas Concert RSAMD. I00 Reiifrew Street. .33 5057. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50 £4.50). The unnersity's concert hand. hrass arid wind enseirihle and cliaiither choir gather under the batons of Colin Strcklirrg and Alan Tavener for a concert of light classical arid seasonal arrangements where there will he plenty of opportunity toioiti ill.


I Hansel And Gretel l'esttyal ‘l‘lieaire. l5--3‘) Nicolstiit Street. 53‘) (i()()(). 7.l5prir. £‘).50 £45.50tt750 £43.50). See Sat 5.

I Rudsambee l’i‘iestl'ield Parish Church. Dalkeitli ls’oad. ".30piit. £5. An evening of to} ful tunes and beautiful liarnioittes LUlll'lL'S} of a sisteen-strortg a cappella clioir per'lot'nring (‘lir'tsttiias tunes front a \ ariety of times and places.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Qltct‘li's Hall. (‘lcl'k Street. ()67 7770. 7.45pm. See i'l'l ll.


I Carol Concert In Culzean Castle Ctil/eari Country Park. ()l655 760374, 3pm (k 6.30pm. £6 (coiics). Christmas carol concert presented by the choir of l’tllslc} AN‘L‘}


I Stirling Christmas Concert Albert llalls. Dumharion Road. 0l786 473544 7 30pm. Charity Christmas concert proiitising something for all the family


I Meadows Chamber Orchestra l.iiilithgow Academy. Braeltead Road. 7.30 -‘).45pni. £5 (£l £4). See Sun 6.


I Carol Service Glasgow Cathedral. Cathedral Street. 333 5057. 6.30pm. Retiring collection. The RSAMD's chamber choir present ‘A Festival ()f Nine Lessons And Carols' based on the Christmas live service at King's College. Cambridge.

I Service Of Nine Lessons and Carols lordarthill Parish Church. 38 Woodend Drive. 95‘) 3496. 6.30pm. Free A traditional Christmas service with Alati Taveiier and the .lordanliill Community Choir.

I Universit Of Glasgow Choral Society & C amber Orchestra (ilasgow University Chapel. l'niversity Avenue. .330 4093. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Cecilia Weston conducts the enseiiihle. rriclrtdiiig soloists front the RSAMD. iii Handel’s Del/meet: 'IZ' Den/r) and Haydn's ('rt'u/imi Man In I) I’lui Hn/r. ,\'.\'l/.

I City Of Glasgow Chorus

Royal Concert Hall. 3 Saucliieliall Street. 387 551 l. 7.30pm. £0.50 -£l7.50. The City of(ilasgow S} lilplltill} Orchestra and Chorus are ioined by guest singers Naomi Haryey. \‘alerie Reid. Stephen Crook atrd (iraetrie Dairhy for three Bruckner classics: ()l't’l‘llll't’ Ill (1 minor: 'Ii' Dt’lllll and Man in I” .llinm'.

I Glasgow Chamber Choir St Brides Church. Hyndlaiid. 387 55l l. 8pm. £8 (£5). The choir present a (i/iixemr- [iv Candle/(ell! Chris/Him ('n/tr er).


I St Giles’ At Six St (iii-es” Cathedral. Royal Mile. 335 9443. (rpm. liree. 'l'lie Rudsartthee ('ltoir' present a selection of Christmas carols and music h} l’i‘aetorrus. l’y gotl. l’ow er' arid 'l‘cliatkoy sky

I Christmas Carol Concert

i'cs’lthtl Theatre. l i 3‘) Nlc‘tilsttli Sli'ct‘l. 52‘) (illlll). 7.3llpm. L" 5i) {I2 File Conductor .loliri

Currie leads guest soloist .\laiie .\lcl.atigltlrn and the iii.rssetl choir

fi'oiii l.otliiait. 'l'ayside arid l‘rte Health Services for an e\eniiig of popular carols in aid of Sargent Cancer Care

for Children.

I Newtongrange Silver Band ()tieeii's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. ".30piii. £6 (£4). ()ne of Scotland’s linest clroir's. 'l'lie ls'evock Choir. ioiri forces with this equally revered brass hand fora l'estr\ e pi‘ogi’anitiie featuring songs from their recent alhttiii .»l .l/ltl/Hl/IHIII (’liritrnruv


I Celebrity Carol Concert .-\Ilo.i to“ II Hall. .\lat'sliill. 7.30pm. £4.50 ( £3 .50) -\ traditional carol concert featuring the (‘lackiiiannaii District Brass Hand and Christian aka Clii'is .\lcl.tii'e.


I Paisley Philharmonic Choir low a Hall. (ireettock Road. 7pm. £6 (£3). Ian Anderson leads the choir in a traditional family carol concert.

classical & Opera MUSIG

Cappella Nova get into the festive mood at Glasgow's Barony Hall, Thu 17 Dec.



I Glasgow University Music Club John McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. 330 4093. 7.30pm. l-‘ree. The club present an [LYN/Y .l/iixir‘ (‘n/ir't'rl.

I Annual Carol Concert Art Gallery & Museum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 387 360‘). 7.30pm. £6 (£3). ()rganist (itil'tltill l‘riei' is joined by four choirs for a festive ritedley of music arid song.



I Hansel And Gretel 'l‘lieaue Royal. 383 Hope Street. 333 ()000. 7.l5pm. £5.50 £45.50. See Sat 5.



I Strathclyde University Carol Service Barony Hall. Cathedral Square. 337 55l I. 3pm. l-ree. The university‘s chorus. joined by students from the BA Applied .\liisrc degree and organist David llaitirlton. perform a seasonal sing-song under the direction of Alan Ta\ener.

I RSAMD Christmas Concert RSAMD. I00 Reiifrew Street. 333 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). The acadeitry choir and symphony orchestra come together under the baton of Philip Ledger for a seasonal pi'ogi'aiitnie. iiiclttdittg parts I atid ll of Bach's Chris/mus ()ru/m'rr). plus carols for cltoii' arid audience.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra (‘iry Hall. (’aiidleriggs. 387 55l l. 7.30pm. Sopranos Kim ('rtsw ell and Rehecca ('aiiie ioin the S('() for some festive tunes in a programme featuring hits from the Broadway shows:


I Liberton High School Queen's Hall. ('ler'k Street. 66" "776. 7.30pm. £3 (£3). A family carol conceit from this local \Clltitti.



I The Rachmaninov Trio i'ylercliants‘ House. 7 West George Street. 63‘) 3l76. l3.45pm. £4 (£l—£3.50). This threesome. on cello. piano attd violin/viola. present a programme which includes Beethoven‘s .‘ilt'llllllkt' Trio .

I Masterclass RSAMI). l()() Renfrew Street. 333 5057. 3pm. Free. Coliii Currie directs this percussion iitastei'class.

I Hansel and Gretel Theatre Royal. 383 Hope Street. 333 ‘)000. 7. l5pm. £3.50—£45.50. See Sat 5.

I Cappella Nova Barony Hall. Cathedral Square. 337 55l l. 7.30pm. £7.50-—£ l 3 (Ll—£8). Alan Tavener conducts early music consort. Cappella Nova Strathclyde Universit) ‘s vocal ensemble in residence -- and the Scottislt Brass liitsetiible iii a programme of popular seasonal music.

I RSNO Christmas Concert Royal Concert Hall. 3 Saucliielrall Street. 387 55l l. 7.30pm. £8~~£3 I. Christopher Bell leads the orchestra and RSND chorus iii a selection of seasonal favourites.

I BA Applied Music Chamber Orchestra lit-Serx ice Suite. .lordanhill Campus. Strathclyde l’itiver‘sity. 548 3444. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). lain Massey and Peter .-\ conduct the students in a progratitme which includes Mozart's Clarinet ('mir'r'rtn. with Sonia Allori on clarinet.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5---£l8. See Wed l6.


I The Christmas Song Christmas Concert .‘ylotlierwell Theatre & Concert Hall. Civic Centre. \Vindniillhill Street. 0l6‘)8 3675 I5. 7.30pm. Annual concert featuring North lanai'ksltire \‘oices and Wind Band.

HANDEL’S MESSIAH Saturday [2 December I 998 7.30pm

St Mary’s Cathedral Palmerston Place Edinburgh


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