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For the first time in Scotland the Film music of

Eleni Karaindroumb, Lo Kamerolo of Athens

The Friends of Music Orchestra, resident at Megaron

Conducted by Alexandros Myrot

II! Featurin the world concert premiere per- formances o? the suite from the l998 Cannes Film Festival Palme D’or winning film Eternity and a Day directed by Theo Angelopoulos

Ill Blending the sounds of traditional Greek folk music with elements of jazz and with the classical orchestral sound, Eleni Karaindrou has created a sound world that is unique

Wednesday 3 February, 7.30pm City Hall, Candleriggs, Glasgow Tickets £l5, £l2, £7. Conc. £l l, £8, 23.

From the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs Telephone 0141 287 5511

Paragon Ensemble Scotland pARAgON

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Glasgow 8: Edinburgh Concerts ,‘orttxrtry Febt'ttoi'j/ i999

Dawd Davms. Art-stir: Ditertm

THE PARAGON SUNDAY AFTERNOON SERIES at the Queen’s Hall ‘a new series of virtuoso chamber music concerts'

Sunday 24.I.99 at 2.30pm Works by Rossini. Glinka,Weber 8: Brahms

Raising Sparks

Iohn Maxwell Geddes Iames MacMiIIan

Calorish lV After the Tryst Guitar Concerto (WORLD PREMIERE) Raising Sparks (SCOTTISH PREMIERE) PhllllpThorne.guitar jean ngby, mezzo soprano

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Friday 29. I .99 at 8pm The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh Wednesday 3.2.99 at 7.45pm

For further Information and booking details call

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Queens Hall

Box Office on Box Office on

0I4I 287 55" (“Miami‘er 0|3I 667 7776 Ticket prices from £4.50 - (l0 Ticket prices from £3.50 - (I I

or call Paragon Ensemble Scotland on 0I4l 332 9903

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; professed ‘one masterpiece' Bolero. i : I The Scottish Flute Trio RSAMI). l()() ~ Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £7 (£4).

3 for two world premieres Thea

Symphony No 45 'I-‘arett'e/l' and finishes

Studies. plus Gordon McPherson‘s 'I‘lu'ee Minute l’lI/ltn‘up/H'. Dave Heath's


; Arrangements for viola and piano by the


Celtic Connections Page 22 Jazz Page 47 Folk 8: World Page 48 Classical & Opera Page 49 Rock & Pop Page 52




I Midday Concert RSAMD. too Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £3.50 (£2.50). Pianist Dmitri Alexeev performs Bach/Busoni's Organ ltN‘t'lllu in (I Messiaen's No // oft/1e Vinyl regards sur | / 'entant Jesus and Schumann's [Etta/es

I asterclass RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Dmitri Alexeev directs a piano masterclass.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 55 l 1. 7.30pm. See Thu 21.


I A Musical Entertainment For A Chamber National Gallery of Scotland. The Mound. 624 6200. l2.45-— l . l5pm. Free. Baroque specialists ()rpheus Caledonius perform works by Lorenzo Bocchi in celebration of the gallery's recently acquired painting. The [it's/tine Family by David Allan.

I Jeremy Cull Mcliwan Hall. Bristo Square. 650 438|. l.l0ptn. Free. ()rganist Cull performs Saint-Saens' l-‘antaxia in If l-‘lat. Demessieux' ('ltoral Preludes and Dailier's (‘itu/ lllI'Ut'tlllttll.\‘. I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £l2 (£5—£9). Yoav Taltni conducts as the SS() take a closer look at the works of Anton Bruckner. The programme opens with Haydn's

with Bruckner's Svntp/tonv No 4.



I Don Giovanni RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). A heady mix of passion. black humour and the supernatural combine in Mozart‘s epic opera.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. 7.30pm. £8—£2 l. Philippe Auguin conducts the orchestra in Faure‘s Pei/eas et .llelisant/e Suite. Bartok's Four ()I't'llt’.\'ll‘(ll Pieces. Debussys homage to the sea. In .Wt’l' and Ravel‘s self-

i’ercussionist Tim Williams joins the Trio

Musgrave's Ill/(PX Pro/n The Ancient It'orlt/ and Diango Bates' least/tilin-

(‘o/trane and Javier Alvarez's li’lllt’ft'tll.

I tisa Goode Crawford and Mitzi Meyerson St Cecilia’s Hall. Cowgate. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £9 (£3—£6). Crawford and Meyerson perform music for two harpsichords by Couperin and Gaspard Le Roux. on the world-famous I769 Taskin and l764/83 Goermansfl'askin double-tnantutl harpsichords.

I Hebrides Ensemble RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. £8 (£2—£4). The Ensemble present Messiaen's Pieeefor Piano and String quartet. Janacek’s Coneertino and Oliver Knussen‘s Cantata for Oboe and Strings. plus the premiere of two new works —- Branimir Krstic's None! and Gordon McPherson's Detours.


I Paragon Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 2.30pm. £5—£ll (£3.50). The ensemble stir romantic passions with a programme featuring

L Weber‘s Trio 0p ()3 and Brahms's E Clarinet Trio in A Minor 0/? NJ. plus

works b Rossini and Glinka. I Roya Scottish National Orchestra

Festival Theatre. l3—29 Nicolson Street.

529 6000. 7.30pm. £7—£l9.50 (£5—£l7.5). See Sat 23.



I Don Giovanni RSAM D. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7. l5pm. £5 (£3). See Sat 23.



I Celebrity Recital RSAMD. 100

Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Guest pianist John Lill performs Mozart's Sonata in I". Prokofiev's Sonata No 6. Chopin’s Ballade No 4 in I" and Beethoven's Sonata in (' Minor.


I The Merlyn Trio Reid Concert Hall. Edinburgh University. Bristo Square. 650 2423. l.l()pm. Free. The trio. on violin. cello and piano. perform Haydn's Trio in A and Chausson's Piano Trio In (1 Minor 0/) 3,

I Edinburgh Schools Showcase Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776.

t 7.30pm. £3.50 (£l.50); family ticket £6.

The second series of concerts showcasing the talent to be found in Edinburgh schools.



I Don Giovanni RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). See Sat 23.


I Edinburgh Schools Showcase Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£l.50)'. family ticket £6. See Tue 26.



I Marat Bisengaliev and Graeme McNaught Merchants' House. 7 West

. George Street. 639 3l76. 12.45pm. £4

. (£l-£3.50). Violinist Bisengaliev. a

former pupil at Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. is joined by pianist

5 McNaught for works by Vitali. Brahms.

De Falla/Kreisler and Sarasate.

I The Merlyn Trio John McIntyre Hall. ; University Avenue. 3304092. l.l0ptn. Free. See Tue 26.

I Masterclass RSAMD. 100 Renfrew

| Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. John Lill directs a piano master class. i

I Laure n Quartet Oblotnov. 372

Great Western Road. 339 9|77. 9—l lpm.

Free. A weekly residency from this string


I Power & Crawford Duo I.inlithgow Primary School. Preston Road. Tickets from 0l506 842507. 7.30pm. £5 (£l—£4).

Joint Tunnell Trust prize-winners.


I Promenade Organ Recital Art Gallery & Museum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 287 2699. 2.30—4pm. A free Sunday afternoon concert from organist Gordon S. Friet'.

; quartet. playing accessible classical music from around the world. Edinburgh

? I Edinburgh Schools Showcase Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776.

7.30pm. £3.50 (£l.50); fatnin ticket £6. See Tue 26.



I Midday Concert RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £3.50 (£2.50). The RSAMD Singing