Performances will be listed. provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.
Glasgow I Competition RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 4pm. Free. The
Governors‘ Recital Prize Competition for Percussion.
I Ines de Castro Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7. l5pm. £3.50—£45.50. .lames MacMillan's highly-charged tale of lovers battling against the odds in |6th century war torn Spain returns to the Scottish stage. in the capable hands of Scottish ()pera.
I In Victorian Style Pollok House. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 6l6 6410. 7.30pm. £8 (£7). 'l‘rio Serenata. on flute. piano and voice. celebrate the lost art of the Victorian soiree. Ticket includes glass of wine
I Kirov Opera And Chorus Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55] l. 7.30pm. £8.50-£22. Conductor Valery Gergiev heads this thrilling ensemble in Tchaikovskst I'l‘lareppa.
I Laurelin String Quartet ()blolilov. 372 Great Western Road. 339 9l77. 9pm. Free. An unusual pub residency from this quartet. who play an accessible selection of tunes from across the classical spectrum.
I Lunchtime Organ Music St Giles” Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. l.l0pm. Free. Michael Harris performs works by Cabanilles. J.S. Bach. .longen and Dupre.
I Chamber Music Concert RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. An evening of music froth a variety of the Academy's student chamber ensembles.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms - Mozart Spectacular Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55! l. 7.30pm. £3.50--£2| (£3.50~£8.50). Howard Shelley is the man at the baton and the piano for this concert entirely devoted to the music of Mona. lrrom his light-hearted overture to '/'/u illarriage 0_/'Fi.caru and the baroque line Ix'leint' Nue/ttmusi/t to the moving l’tanu Cancer/u Na 2/ and dramatic Srnlp/unlv No 40. the concert promises to be a mini- representation of the great composer's work.
I Opera School Showcase RSAM D. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Students from the RSAMD's summer school perform a selection of scenes from popular operas.
I Quincy Symphony Chorus St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. l2.15pm. Free. The Illinois choir give a free lunchtime eoncert.
I Organ and Trumpet Recital Wellington Church. University Avenue. lpm. £3 on door. Organist Timothy Redman and trumpeters Fraser Harris and Sharon Curtis perform a wide range of music by Bach. Franck. Handel. Purcell. Telemann and others. Part of the West End Festival.
I Glasgow Wind Band Museum Of Transport. Kelvin Hall. I Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. 2.30pm. Free. The award-winning band perform a dynamic programme featuring themes from blockbusters such as FF and Star Wars. plus tributes to B: iadway .lames Bond
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and The Beatles. Purl oft/1e W's! Eml Festival.
I Aida Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7. l5pm. £3.50-£45.50. Scottish Opera bring one of Giuseppe Verdi‘s most radiant and compelling heroines to life in this new production directed and designed by Antony McDonald (the man behind the company's successful I998 production of Samson and Deli/alt). Set in a mythical Egyptian court. the role of the tragic refugee Aida is performed by Moldavian dramatic soprano Lada Biriucov.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms - Choral Prom Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 | 1. 7.30pm. £3.50—£2l (£3.50—£8.50). The . 200-strong RSNO Chorus join conductor Christopher Bell and the orchestra for a magnificent Choral Prom. Opening with two of Handel's most popular anthems. Zarlnlr lllt’ Priest and The K iny S/lull Rejait'e. the concert moves on to John Gardner‘s musical setting of some of Rabbie's finest songs. A Burns .S'er/uenee and concludes with Faure‘s beautiful and moving Requiem. '
I Opera School Showcase RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Fri ll.
I 8T Scottish Ensemble and Glasgow Chamber Choir Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. 7.45pm. £9 (£5). Two musical forces combine for this evening of choral and classic string works. ()n the bill tonight are l’urcell'sl Was (ilrlrl. Hear Mgr l’t'rlret: ('llar'utule and Remenl/wr Nut Lord ()ur ()[l'etlt'es pllts Britten 's Hymn to St Cecilia and A Simple .S'_vttlpltrnl\' and Vivaldi‘s (iluriu ill I) Ittajln'.
I Glasgow Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 55l l. 8pm. £6 (£4). The orchestra present 'From England To Caledonia'. featuring Brahms" At allemit' Festival ()t'c’l'llll't‘. lilgar's Sea l’it'tltres. Haydn's .S‘IYIIIp/lullﬁ' Nu [04 "l'lle Lulu/rm Svtnp/trnn" and the world premiere of Stuart MacRae's Silt/uniu.
I Edinburgh Stage and Screen Orchestra St Andrew's and St George‘s Church. l3 George Street. 443 8 l 50/337 6465. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). The orchestra perform a selection of music from popular films and shows. plus Eric Coates' I-‘uur Centuries Suite. a musical journey from the l7th to the 20th Century.
I L nne Harvey Allan. Lewis Allan
an Graeme McNaught Slakis Grosvenor Hotel. Great Western Road. 339 88l l. Noon— I pm. £5.50 (£5). The soprano. baritone and piano trio perform Mozart‘s Ersultale Jll/ii/ate. plus excerpts from Mendelssohn's [Eli/alt and Bach's Peasant Cantata. Purl of the West Ifnr/ l-‘estirul.
I Promenade Organ Recital Art Gallery 8: Museum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 287 2699. 2.30pm. Free. A free Sunday afternoon concert from organist Nigel Groome.
I Classical Music On A Sunday Afternoon House For An Art L0ver. Bellahouston Park. It) Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. 2.30—4pm. Free. Weekly informal concerts in the Music Room - this week on piano and violin.
I Festival Evensong St Mary's- Cathedral. 300 Great Western Road. 287 55 l 1. 6.30pm. Free. The Cathedral Choir perform a choral sery ice of early music. Part ti/‘I/le West End Festival.
I St Giles' At Six St Giles’ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442 6pm. Free. Dundee-based chamber vocal ensemble Cantiones Sacrae perform works by Josquin des Prez and Carver.
I Lothian Schools Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). A \ aried programme from Lothian Sci: I. l1. , ()rchestia and Wind Band.
I Andrea and Elizabeth Jacobs Wellington Church. University Avenue. l—2pm. Free (donations at door). The mother and daughter duo. on violin and piano respectively. perform Beethoven's Sprng Sonata. Debussy's Sonata ill 13
ﬂat major. plus works by Ravel.
Tchaikovsky and others. l’urt afl/le West [ii/Ill Festival.
I Vladimir Kuzmenko Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l l. 8pm. £9 (£4.50). The Ukranian tenor celebrates the bi-centenary of the birth of Pushkin with a concert featuring songs by Glinka. Tchaikovsky and Rachmanintw. all based on the Russian poet's lyrics. Accompanied by the Rachmaninov Trio. Kuzmenko will also perform Tchaikovsky's Trio iii A '7?) the nlenluijv u/ a Great Artist' operatic arias by Lensky and Hermann and a selection of Russian folk songs.
I Princeton Theological Seminary Touring Choir St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. I2. l5pm. Free. A lunchtime concert from the American choir.
I The Linton String Quartet Stakis Grosvenor Hotel. Great Western Road. 2.30—4.3()pm. £5.50 (£5). An afternoon of Palm Court music. featuring pieces by Gershwm. Strauss and Pachelbel. Part a) the West lflul festival.
I Ounbartonshire Concert Band St John's-Renfield Church. Beaconsfield Road. Kelvindale. 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). The band present their Summer Concert. with music ranging from |9th century Russian classics to Duke Ellington big band favourites. l’art u/‘tlte West [5an Festival.
I Kristina Kyrkokor St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442.
I2. l5pm. Free. The Scandanavian church choir from Sala. Sweden give a free lunchtime concert.
I Sarah Jane Brown Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £7 (£5). The popular soprano known as much for her witty tongue as her heavenly voice. returns to the Cottier with a varied programme featuring Richard Strauss's Four Last Songs. plus works by Bernstein. Poulenc. Kurt Weill and Mozart. Part u/‘i/te West End Festival.
I Aida Festival Theatre. l3—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7. l5pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50-£42.50). See Sat l2.
In full voice: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms -
horal Prom at the Royal Concert Hall, on Sat 12 Jun
I Celebrity Organ Recital St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 8pm. £6 (£4). l,.ondon-based organist Catherine Ennis performs works by Hollins. Byrd and Gardner.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms - Russian Favourites Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 I l. 7.30pm. £3.50~£2l (£3.50—£8.50). Conductor Bramwell Tovey salutes the great Russian masters in this night of powerful compositions. Mussorgsky’s Nile/ll On A Bare Mountain gets the ball rolling followed by Tchaikovsky‘s Violin Concerto. performed by young Canadian violinist James Ehnes. The second half features Prokofiev's romantic Romeo and Juliet and ends with that most triumphant of works. Tchaikovsky‘s l8/2 Overture. I Mr McFall's Chamber Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £ l0 (£6). Seven-piece classical ensemble who jump headlong into the worlds ofjazz. folk and rock to create a truly unique sound. The programme includes the premier of Edward McGuire's Nut-turtles.
I Laurelin String Quartet ()blomov. 372 Great Western Road. 339 9l77. 9pm. Free. See Thu l0.
I Broughton High School Centenary Concert Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 2.30pm. £5. A cross-genre musical programme from present and former pupils. including the premiere of a specially commissioned piece from techno-piper Martyn Bennett.
I Ines de Castro Festival Theatre. I3—29 Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7. l 5pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50—£42.5()). See Thu I0. I Broughton High School Centenary Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £l0. See Thu I7.
I Musical Showcase Town Hall. Greenock Road. 887 mm. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Choirs from around Renfrewshire gather for this Shot festival event. with a musical selection which stretches from Elgar to Les Miserables.
I Sandra Porter and Graeme McNaught Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. lpm. £4 (£3.50). Mezzo-soprano Porter and pianist McNaught perform a lunchtime recital featuring songs from James MacMillan. Ronald Stevenson. Charles Ives. Aaron Copland and Joseph Haydn. Part uftlle West End Festival.
I Competition RSAM D. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 6pm. Free. The Ian D. Watt Award Competition for strings and piano duos.