I The Magic Fountain Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45.50. See Thu 4 & review. page 4 I.


I Revelation Rock Gospel Choir Methodist Central Halls. Tollcross. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). The Choir present Freer/(mt ( The Spirit ()fGospel).


I Edinburgh Quartet MacRobei-t Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 0l786 46l08l. 8pm. £8 (£5). The Quartet continue their survey of Beethoven's late string quartets. with a performance of his Op /.i’/. The programme also features Haydn‘s 0/) 7/ No 2 and a new work by Amanda Collins.



I Promenade Organ Recital Art Gallery 8: Museum. Kelvingrove. Arger Street. 287 2699. 2.30—4pll). Free. Afternoon concert from organist Cyril Baker.

I The Banquet of Musick Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 IS I. 2.30pm. £5 (£3). A classic collection of Baroque masterpieces played on period instruments by the Banquet of M usick.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7.30pm. $7419.50

(£5-£ l 7.50). See Thu 4.

I Edinburgh University Contemporary Music Ensemble Reid Concert Hall. Edinburgh University. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). The ensemble are joined by conductor Edward Harper and the Edinburgh Studio Opera for a programme of works by British composers. including Harper's own composition Funny Rubin.


I Dunfermline Choral Union Carnegie Hall. East Port. 0l383 31.4127. 7.30pm. £6 (£2~£5 ). The vocal group perfornl Rutter's Sprig u/ ’I'lirine and ()rff's popular ('uriniitu Burunu.



I Harp And Soul Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 l l. 8pm. £9.50 (£8.50). A showcase for one of the world’s oldest and tnost versatile instruments featuring Chinese harpist Cui Jun Zhi. Scottish traditionalists Mary MacMasters and Corrina Hewat. plus Lio Rhydderch. l.aoise Kelly and Kristen Nogues. from Wales. Ireland attd Brittany respectively.


I Paragon Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £9 (£4.50). For their fmal concerts of the season Paragon present Sim/if. an exhilarating programme of music from two of America's most prominent composers. .lolm Adams and Michael Daugherty. Four pieces get their Scottish premiere. including 'Iinnlieuu tle Liberate. Daugherty‘s homage to the flamboyant pianist.


Glasgow I Louise Paterson Hutcheson's Hall. I58 Ingram Street. 552 839l. l.l5--2pm.

£2.50. Cellist Paterson plays Bach's Suite NH 5 in (’ .Willru'. Hueber's xii/ugin plus new works by Tommy Fowler and David Johnson.

I Essential Scottish Opera Greenock Arts Gtiild. Campbell Street. 0|475 723038. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Soprano Ann Archibald. Illelzo-sopl‘tlllo Michelle Walton. tenor Ivan Sharpe and baritone Simon Kirkbride highlight some of

opera‘s most passionate and farcical moments. with pieces from Beethoven’s Fit/elm. Puccini's Lu Bohemia and much more.

I Paragon Ensemble Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l 1. 7.45pm. £9 (£4.50). See Mon 8.


I Edinburgh University Singers McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 650 438 I. I. l0pm. Free. The singers perform works by Bach. Lotti. MacMillan. Harper. Cull and Wilson in a mixed programme of ancient and contemporary music.

I Edinburgh Quartet Ian Tomlin School Of Music. Napier University. Craighouse. 455 6280. 6pm. Free. The quartet perform Amanda Collin's new work ADSR and Shostakovich‘s String Quartet No 8.



I Tenth Anniversary Concert RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). Conductor Catherine Mackintosh celebrates her ten year association with the Academy. teaching and performing with period instruments. Tonight‘s programme features Monteverdi’s 7itet'utuji‘unt ()rjen, Vivaldi‘s Vin/u tl'umure Concerto in I) Mitlor and two works by Bach.

I Strathclyde University Symphony Orchestra Barony Hall. Cathedral Square. 287 55 l 1. 8pm. £5.50 (£2.50—£4). Young violin star Donnie Deacon directs the orchestra in Corelli's (‘rnteertn (Irussn in I). ()p 6 Mi 7. Arthur Bliss' arrangement of Purcell's Set ()j'Aet 'Iirnes And Dances. Constant Lambert's arrangement of Boyce's .S'vnrp/mnv Ni) 4 in I" and Vivaldi‘s FourSeam/ts.

I The Piano Music Of Frederic Chopin Hutcheson's Hall. I58 Ingram Street. 552 839l. 8pm. £I2 (£8). Pianist Gus/tav Fenyo marks the l50th anniversary of Chopin's death with the third of seven concerts featuring some of the composer‘s finest piano works.


I Fires Of Love Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 3pm. £5 (inc afternoon tea). The music and voice ensemble who specialise in Renaissance chamber music. take on the ‘Songs of Shakespeare' with a programme featuring such cracking numbers as Where The Beer Suek and () Mistress Mine.

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I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Younger Hall. North Street. 01334

4746 I0 7.45pm. Andrew Litton conducts the SC() in Dvorak's Legends 0/) 59 Nm‘ [—5. the world premiere of Holloway's Double Bass Cuneertu (with guest player Duncan McTier) and Schumann's .S'ymp/unit' No 4.



I Joyce McCrindle and Stephen Adam Merchants' House. 7 West George Street. 639 3l76. l2.45pm. £4 (£I—£3.5()). iVIezzo-soprano McCrindIe and pianist Adams perform a programme featuring traditional Irish song as well as pieces by Charles Villiers Stanford. Percy French and Herbert Hughes.

I Anthony Alcock and Scott Mitchell John McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. The double bass and piano duo present Adolf Misek's Sir/tutu Nu 2 in If Minor 0/) 6 and I’untusiu ()n Lueiu Di lxunnter/nmir. by Giovanni Botessini.

I Louise Paterson Recital Stttdio. Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde. 950 3476. l.l5—2pm. Free. Lunchtime cello recital featuring Gaspard Cassado‘s Suite I-‘ur Vlltllllt't’lllt. H ueber‘s zit/(rein and new works by Tommy Fowler and David Johnson.

I Masterclass Recital Studio. Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde. 950 3476. 2—5pm. Free. Free masterclass directed by cellist Louise Paterson.

I Chamber Music Concert RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. Performance from various chamber music ensembles at the Academy.

I Music Box Adelaide‘s. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 7.30pm. Tickets £10 from 649 3952. Mezzo-soprano Linda Ormiston. baritone Donald Maxwell and pianist John Scrimger perform a programme of popular classics and light operatic works.

I Laurelin Quartet ()blomov. 372 Great Western Road. 3399177. 9—1 lpm. Free. See Thu 4.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5—£l8. See Wed l0. Robin Holloway and Duncan McTier give a free pre-concert talk tonight at 6.45pm. See preview. page 40.

I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers Canongate Kirk. Canongate. Admission at door. 7.45pm. A programme of sacred English music appropriate to the time of year. with guest director Gill Cloke including Tallis' [.lllilc’llltlllttll.\‘ and a selection of anthems by Purcell.



I Midday Concert RSAMD. I()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £3.50 (£2.50). Mezzo-soprano Katarina Karneus and pianist Roger Vignoles perform songs by Mahler. Poulenc and Richard Strauss.

I Masterclass RSAMI). l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Roger Vignoles leads a piano masterclass.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 55l I. 7.30pm. See preview. page 40.

I The John Currie Singers Adelaide's. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 7.30pm. £8 (£4.50-£6). The talented group of singers perform Bach's 5'! Jill!” I’usximr.

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I The Glasgow Wind Band RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7.50 (free—£4). The band perform an eclectic tnix of mainstream and modern material. featuring Philip Sparke. Malcolm Arnold. Gustav Holst and William Sweeney's .S‘weenev A.rtrav.'.


I The Fairer Six Canongate Kirk. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50) on door. The all- female vocal group perform works by Britten. Poulenc and Leighton. with all profits going to Comic Relief.


I Scottish Opera For All - The Troubles Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £8 (£4). Local people join professional singers for the world premiere of this piece about events in Northern Ireland.



I Glasgow Orchestral Society Adelaide’s. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). An evening of 20th century classics. featuring Walton's Mare/t men Imperial. Rawsthome‘s Practical Cuts. Bartok‘s Dunee Suite and Shostakovich‘s .S‘_wnplmn_v N0 9.

I Cappella Nova Barony Hall. Cathedral Square. 287 551 l. 7.30pm. £6-£ll (£4—£7.50). The vocal group are joined by one of Scotland‘s foremost Baroque ensembles. Concerto Caledonia. for Handel‘s pastoral fantasy Aeis & Guluteu. I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. 7.30pm. £8—£2l. Guest soprano Ruth Falcon. conductor Walter Weller and the orchestra present a diverse programme featuring Brahms‘ Aeur/emie l-‘estit'ul Overture. Smetana's Mu Vluxt: Vise/trail. Richard Strauss's l-‘uur [mt Songs and Dvorak's Syrup/tony No 8.

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American Composer

Conductor David Davies

Paragon Ensemble Scotland presents


Snap! (SCOTTISH PREMIERE) Blue like An Orange ((scmtlsn PREMIERE)


Chamber Symphony

Tambeau do liberties tsconrsa PREMIERE) Piano: Lynda Cochrane

Gnarly Buttons (SCOTTISH PREMIERE) Clarinet: John Cashing

Queen‘s Hall. Edinburgh

3 Monday 8th March 1999 7.45pm

tel: 0131 667 7776 Tickets: £9 (concessions £4.50)

Tuesday 9th March 1999 7.45pm

(sum-m to semrm theme)

a The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite tel: 0141 287 5511 Tickets: £9 (concessions £4.59)

For more information call Paragon Ensemble Scocland on 0141

332 9903

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