Scottish Opera perform Richard Strauss's great romantic opera Der Rosenltavalier at the The


I Essential Scottish Opera Sir John Wilson Town Hall. Stirling Street. 0Io98 2675 l 5. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Soprano Anti Archibald. mezzo-soprano Michelle Walton. tenor Ivan Sharpe and baritone Simon Kirkbride highlight some of opera's most passionate and farcical moments. with pieces from Beethoven's Fir/elm. Puccini's [.(I Bullt’lllt‘ and much



I Musical Mystery Tour Royal Concen Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. Ipiii. Free. A unique one-off recital from internationally renowned pianist Pierre- I.aurent Aimard. performing as part of the ‘Sounding The Century‘ music festival.

I A Bite At The Opera Riddrie Centre. Riddrievale Court. 770 ()I06. lpm. 50p. See Thu I8.

I The Yeomen Of The Guard Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.30pm. See Mon 22.


I Der Rosenkavalier Festival Theatre. l3—2‘) Nicolsoii Street. 52‘) 6000. ().3()piti. £‘).5()—£45.5() (£7.5()—£42.50). SeeThu I8.

I Ivanhoe King's Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 52‘) 6000. 7. l5pm. £7-£l2 (£5—£7). See Tue 23.



I Claire Morton 8: Jill Morton Merchants' House. 7 West George Street. 63‘) 3l76. |2.45pm. £4 |—£3.50). These two local sisters. now studying at the Guildhall School of Music. play works by Vivaldi. Beethoven. Shostakovich and Matiinu on cello and piano.

I Sigrun Edvaldsdottir 8: Philip Jenkins John McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. 330 4002. |.l0pm. Free. The violin and pianoduo present the first performance of a new work by Peter Itiness framed by classic pieces from Mozart and Stravinsky.

I A Bite At The Opera Community Central Hall. Mai'yhill Road. 332 ‘)I I5. 2.30pm. 50p. See Thu IS.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. 7pm. £I2.50—£7.50 (£2—£5). The colour and rhythm of Central America is brought to life in Roberto

Sieri'a‘s l’crt'tisvi'on ('n/it't'rm ('o/i Mtit/t'ru, Mc'ltl/ \' ('Iit'm which enjoys its European premiere in this concert performed by Evelyn Glennie. The orchestra also play James Macfylillan's T/ic' [it'ril't'isln ()f Rio .S'tiiiipu/ and Benjamin Britten's Sui/e from the Bullet Prince of [/10 Poem/us. a magical tale of Ancient China.

I The Yeomen Of The Guard Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 ‘)()()(). 7.30pm. See Mon 22.

I Laurelin Quartet ()hlomm. 372 Great Western Road. 33‘) ‘) | 77. ‘) -| lpm. Free. See Thu l8.


I Tomlin Early Music Consort lati Tomlin School Of Music. Napier University Ci'aighouse. 455 (i280. l.l5pltt. Free. The consort are joined by the Guitar Ensemble for an afternoon recital.

I Ivanhoe King's Theatre. 2 I.e\en Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.l5pm. £7—£ I2 (£5—£7). See Tue 23.

I 8T Scottish Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. ()(i7 7776. 7.45pm. £0 (£5). The ensemble present Tchaikovsky's .S'uiii'eiiir t/t' Flore/ire ()p 70 and Serenade for Sir/Irev 0/) J.\' plus Ai'ensky‘s homage to the great composer Variations on u Theme u/ 7i lll/IAHIAAY ()l) 35.

I Chansongs d'amour Iiisiiiut l'i'alictiis (I'Fcosse. l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 8pm. £I2 (£8). An exciting of French love songs and Scottish ptic'llls. accompanied by French delicacies from La Cuisine d'()diIe.


I Essential Scottish Opera Albert Halls. Dumbarton Road. ()l78(i 473544. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). See Tue 23.



I Masterclass RSAMI). l()() Reiift‘ew Street. 332 5057. l lam. lace. .-\\ part of the Scottish Chamber ()i'cIiestra’s prestigious development programme. student composer David l‘cllllLNS) “I” have the opportunity to rehearse one of his compositions with the ftill orchestra prior to perfoi'itiance at the midday concert.

I SCO Brass RSAMI). too Rent'i-evv Street. 332 5057. Ipiii. £3.50 (£2.50). The quintet play a mixed programme of Scottish and French music.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Satichiehall Street. 2S7 55I I. 7.30pm. £7 (£2 £4). The orchestra present the Scottish pi'eiiiiere ofltttlith \VL‘II'K tipc‘l'ullc llll .tl .\"I_c’/Il :l! The (Vi/new ()pem. set in the fast mos iiig times of Kubla Khan. .Itiditli Weir gives a pic-conceit talk at (),3()[)lll.

I The Yeomen Of The Guard Theatre Royal. 2S2 llope Street. 332 ‘)0()(). 7,30pm. See Mon 22.

classical 8t opera MDSIG

atre Royal. Glasgow. Thu 18 Feb and the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Wed 24 Feb.

I Violin And Piano Recital RSAM D.

l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3). Virtuoso violinist Sigrun lidvaldsdottii' pei'foriiis Mozart's Sonata in 1;" .lIi/mr K304. Stravitisky's Suite /I(l/l(’llllt’. Brahms' Sonata in A ()p l00 and the world premiere of Peter Inness‘ Trip/Hf] I I‘l‘AS’).

Continued over page

ROYAL SCOTTISH NATION“ “WEST” l surprise yourself at what you find...



Conductor Percussion

Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow.

Percussion Concerto Con Madera, Metal y Cuero European premiere

Discovery Series

Artistic Director: James Machllan

Explore a new world of music and

JAMES MACMILLAN The Exorcism of Rio Sumpt’il

The Prince of the Pagodas Suite

Steuart Bedford Evelyn Glennie

Free introductory session led by Roberto Sierra and James MacMiIlan, Sunday 21 February from 2pm to 5pm,

Concert introduction in the Hall from 7pm.

Thursday 25 February 1999 7pm

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Box Office 0141 287 5511

I8 l‘eb—zl Mai 1999 THE UST 53