MUSID classical & opera


I BT Scottish Ensemble Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauehiehall Street. 287 551 I. 7.45pm. £9 (£5). See Thu 25.


I Christopher Nickol Reid Concert Hall. Edinburgh University. Bristo Square. 650 2423. l.l0pm. Free. The orgartist performs works by Handel. Vaughan Williams and Reger among others.

I The Magic Fountain Festival Theatre. |3—-2‘) Nicolsoii Slr'eet. 52‘) 6000. 7.l5pm. £9.50 £45.50 (£7.50-£-l2.50). See Sat 20.

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

I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 20I9. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The university orchestra perform an exciting programme of works including Maci‘ylillan's spine-chilling T/lt’ Call/Myron ()f [sit/tel (inii't/it'. They are joined by the Kelvin Ensemble for

Rachilianinov's Sv/iip/imiv NH 2.



I The Yeomen Of The Guard Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. See Mon 22.

I The Harlequin Ensemble Borders Books. Music And Cafe. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7—9pm. Free. This group of post-graduate students from the Birmingham Conservatoire play works by Mozart. Ibei‘t arid Beethoven.

I Cross Currents City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 55I l. 7.30pm. £6—£|0. The Bearsden Choir present an evening of African Sarictus by David I-‘anshawe. plus supporting programme.

I Essential Scottish Opera Kelviitside Hillhead Church. ()bservatoi'y Road. 334 2769. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). See Tue 23.

great victory.

11-13 March, 1999

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Invitation Concert Royal Concert Hall. 2 Saticliieliall Street. 287 55I I. 7.30pm. £9. The final conceit of the ‘Sounding The Century" music festival sees the BBC SSO

joined by pianist Pierre-Laurent

Aimard and conductor Martyn Bt'abbins fora programme featuring Copland‘s lz'l Sit/mi i‘l'letim. l.igeti's l’iunu Currier/n. Ravel‘s Mir/liar (imnt’ Suite and Straviitsky's Sung (if I/l(’ Nfg/Ilfllgtl/t’.


I Ivanhoe King's Theatre. 2 |.even Street. 52‘) 6000. 2.I5pm ck 7. I5pm. £7—‘£l2 (£5—£7). See Tue 23.

I Der Rosenkavalier l-‘esiiy aI Theatre. I3—-2‘) Nicolsoii Street. 52‘) 6000. 6.30pm. £9.50--£~I5.50 (£7.50 --£~I2.50). See Thti l8.

: I Glasgow Phoenix Choir Queen's

Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Since its forriiatioii almost 50 years ago. the choir have positioned themselves firmly at the front of popular choral music iii Scotland. drawing large audiences botlt at home and abroad. Toiiigltt they perform a programme of Seotttsli songs entitled l-lig/i/urir/ I’I'uise.

I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra

; Cireyfriars Kirk. Grey friars Place.

668 20l9. 7.30pm. £6 (£5; child £2). .Ioined by the (iarleton Singers. the

2 orchestra perfortti a prograitiitre of

British music including the preriiiere of

a specially coiiiriiissioiied work by


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'I The Sorrel Quartet Queen‘s Hall.

I Clerk Street. 667 7776. 2.30pm.

£7.50—£ l0 (£5.50-£8). The exciting

- young quartet perform lIaydn‘s Quartet ; in (i. ()p 3.? Mr 5. Dvot'ak's’ Quartet in If 3 ()p ()6 "Hit xiiirt'rit‘mi' arid

Shostakovich's Quartet No 9.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. I3--2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) oooo. 7.30pm. c7s-c I950 (£5--£|7.50). See Sat 20.

i East Kilbride

; I Family Music Afternoon liast Kiihride

.-\rts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. 0I355

26l000. 2- 5pm. I'i'ee. :\ll afternoon of

musical ftiii hosted by the Strathaveii

f Choral Society. including singing sessions

and the chance tojom in a performance.


I Rebecca Tavener 8: Anne Chaurand

llutcliesoii's IIaII. I58 Ingram Street. 548 34.14. l.l5piii. £2.50. Soprano Tavener and guitarist Chaurand perform Sor's St'eiiii/I'I/uy. l‘i'aiicaiys 2 C/IHIIHHIX. Poiileiic's Siii'ii/tuiii/t'. Berliox's l.l'g/il ()IH'I'tl Sit/it” and the Scottish pi'eiiiiere of /.\‘III ('t'iiliii'v PHI/UHF /)I/II('\ by I’ort'o.


' I Edinburgh Quartet Reid (‘oiieeri

IIaII. lidiiibtirgli I'iiiyersity. lir‘isto Square. 650 2423. l. 10pm. l-ree. 'l'Ire quartet are joined by pianist Iidyyai‘d Harper for his translation of Bach‘s

/’rc/m/c it liieiit' m (i .lIi/irri'. plus


5 Glasgow

I Harlequin Wind Ensemble I’ollok

House. I’ollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshayvs Road. 6I6 64 I0. 2pm. £6

(£4). The eriseiitble perform works by

lbert. Mozart and \'an der Walt.

Sliostakoy iclrs l’iiuiu (jun/rel ()p .57.



I Traditional Music Workshop RS.r\.\II). I00 Reiifi'eyy Street. 332 5057. Illaiii. l-ree Bagpipe iitaslerclass directed by John I). Burgess,



I Hebrides Ensemble

.loliii McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. 330-1092. l.l0pm. Free. The five-piece ensemble. on voice. strings and piano. present a modern programme. featuring Judith Weir‘s I’I'miu Quarter Distance and Iz'rrr'liuiimiwir. Alfred Schriittke's Violin Sonata Nu /. Schoenberg's Ctr/rarer Sir/res Bret/l-derlcr and Stephen .‘vloiilague's IVf/(l Nights.

I Masterclass RSAMD. I00 Rciil‘rew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. I-‘ree. Felix .-\ridrievskv directs a violin masterclass.

i I Musica'Electronica Hunter Hall

; West. University Avenue. 330 4092. «lpm. See Sat 20.

I Composer's Workshop RSAMD. 100 Renfi'eyv Street. 332 5057. 6.30pm. Free. The last it) a series of four workshops in which distinguished composers discuss their life and work. this week Russell Currie is under the spotlight.

3 I The Magic Fountain Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7. I5pm.

! £3.50--£J5.50. See Sat 20.

j I Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Royal Concert Ilall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.

287 55! 1. 7.30pm. £8-—£2l. Alexander

|.a/arev conducts the orchestra in

, .lartacek's 'liiruv Bit/bu and is joined by .‘er/zo-sopi'ano l.ourie Winter and tenor

(iary Lakes for Mahler's I)(l.\' I.f(’(/ I'UII

i/r'r lirt/i'.

I Laurelin Quartet ()bItillltiy‘. 372

(.ireat Western Road. 339 9|77. ‘)—l lpm.

Free. See Thu I8.

1 Edinburgh

3 I Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5--£ I8 (cones available). - Nicholas McGegan conducts the SCO iii

Handel's musical banquet. xI/t’t‘riitr/er's

l-t'uil. .-\ free pic—concert talk will take place at 6.45pm.


Thurs & Fri ~ 10.30am & 7.00pm Sat - 1.30pm & 5pm

Box Office 0141-332 9000 First Call (booking fee] 0141-556 5555

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