I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms - Strauss Gala Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55| l. 7.30pm. £3.50—£2l (£3.50—£8.50). Conductor Bramwell Tovey and the orchestra conjure up images of chandeliers and ball gowns in this glittering evening of waltzes. polkas and marches. courtesy of Messrs Johann. Eduard and Josef Strauss.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra BBC Studio I. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 338 8844. 7.30pm. Free by postal application (enclose sae). Martyn Brabbins conducts the orchestra in Gyorgy Ligeti's San Fram'isen Polyp/tottv. Berg's Der Wein (with guest soprano Penelope Walmsley- Clark) and Lutoslawski's Sl‘ltt/tlitttll' No
I The laplander Choir St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442.
l2. l5pm. Free. A free lunchtime concert from the visiting choir.
I Aida Festival Theatre. l3--29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7. l5pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50—£42.50). See Sat I2.
I Edinburgh Quartet Stockbridge Parish Church. Saxe-Coburg Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £9 (£6.50). The first of three ‘Midsummer Classics' concerts. featuring Mozart's Quartet in D major. Borodin's Quartet No 2 ill D major and Schubert's Quartet itt G major.
I llillhead Strings The Tryst. 3t) Cranworth Street. Hillhead. 339 I588. l0am— l pm. £ | .50 (50p). Two short concerts from Hillhead Strings Youth Orchestra. suitably accompanied by coffee and home baking. Part of t/te West End Festival.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Kids Prom Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 l l. llatn. £7 (£3.50). Presenter Paul Rissmann and conductor Christopher Bell join the orchestra for the first ever children's prom. Aimed at 7—l2-year-olds. the line- up includes James Horner's theme from Titanic and John Williams' Star Wars.
I Glasgow University Music Student Concert John McIntyre Hall. University Avenue. 330 4092. l. ltlpm. Free. A free lunchtime concert by students from the Music Department. Part oft/1e West End Festival.
I West End Youth Guitar Ensemble Wellington Church. University Avenue. 2-3pm. Free. The ensemble present ‘Guitars Galore'. featuring works by Telemann. Vivaldi and Edward McGuire performed on flute. percussions and of couse. guitar. I’urt oft/1e West End Festival.
I The Organist Entertains Art Gallery & Museutn. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 287 2699. 2.30pm. Free. A light-hearted repertoire from organist John Mann.
I Dunbartonshire Wind Ensemble Museum Of Transport. Kelvin Hall. I Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. 2.30pm. Free. Winners at both the Scottish National Championships and the Glasgow Music Festival this year. the talented young ensemble perform music from a range of popular films and shows. including Les Miserables and Brave/teat't. Part of't/te West End Festival.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms - Classics By Candlelight Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55l I. 7.30pm. £3.50—£2l (£3.50—£8.50). The RSNO continue their Proms season with this atmospheric concert featuring Mozart's Di l'(’I'llIttc’Illt). Albinoni's Adagio. Bach‘s ()lme A'- Vio/itt ('unt'erto and Branden/nor Concerto No 5. Pachelbel's ever-popular Canon also makes an appearance. as do two great pieces from Handel. Mttsit‘ For The Royal l-‘it'etvor/t‘s and The Arrtvul ()f'l'he Queen ()l'S/telnt.
I Glasgow Phoenix Choir Kelvinside Hillhead Church. Observatory Road. 7.30pm. £5. The choir are joined by the
Hereford Police Male Voice Choir for ‘An Arresting Evening' (geddit?) On (or rather from) the bill tonight are operatic arias. songs from the shows. Scots songs and religious favourites. Part oft/re West End Festival.
I Ines de Castro Festival Theatre. l3—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000.
7. l5pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50—£42.50). See Thu IO.
I The Telemann Ensemble Stakis Grosvenor Hotel. Great Western Road. Noon-lpm. £5.50 (£5). The ensemble perform works by Bach. Handel. Vivaldi and unsurprisingly. Telemann. Part o/‘t/te Wes! Elltl Festival.
I Classical Music On A Sunday Afternoon House For An Art Lover. Bellahouston Park. l0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. 2.30—4pm. Free. Weekly informal concerts in the Music Room ~ this week on the clarsach.
I Festival Evensong St Mary's Cathedral. 300 Great Western Road. 287 55! l. 6.30pm. Free. A free early evening concert from the Birmingham Boy‘s Choir. Alabama. Part oft/te West End Festival.
I Singet Vocal Ensemble St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. The ensemble perform works by Schutz. Palestrina. Haydn and Vaughan Williams.
I None Of The Above Bongo Club. l4 New Street. 558 7604. 9pm. £6 (£4). Among tonight's musical selection is a performance ofearly classical music and old Scottish tunes from The Squair Mile Consort of Viols. Other acts include Swelling Meg and singer-songwriter Sharon Bolam.
I Great Opera. Great Scot Town Hall. Greenock Road. 887 l0l0. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Celebrated Scottish soprano Marie McLaughlin joins forces with John Currie and a selection of l()() amateur singers for a Shot festival special featuring favourite arias and choruses. Part of The Shir/festival.
I Competition RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Want. Free. The Jean Highgate Scholarship Competition for singing.
I Joseph Long Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. lpm. £4 (£3.50). The outstanding young pianist performs works by Schubert. Brahms and Liszt. Part oft/1e W 'st End Festival.
I La Fete De La usique Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 339 428 l. 7pm. Free. The Alliance Francaise de Glasgow continue their campaign to familiarise us with this French mid-summer tradition. Musicians ofall genres are invited to show off their talents for free at the Botanic Gardens. interested performers should contact the Alliance Francoise as soon as possible on 339 428'. Part of the West [End I'ieslit'al.
I Guitars En Fete Adelaide's. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Soloists Anne Chaurand and John Hallam are joined by Duo Duende and the Hallam Macl.eod Guitar Duo for an evening of works by Albeniz. Rodrigo and Villa-Lobos. plus some jazzy French numbers by Dyens and Dutnond and folk pieces by Edward McGuire.
TUESDAY 22 Edinburgh I Birmingham Boys Choir St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. I2. l5pm. Free. The visiting choir from Alabama. USA give a free lunchtime concert.
I Children's Concert Town Hall. Greenock Road. 887 mm. 7pm. £2 (£l). Local primary schools feature in this Shot festival event. with a programme of songs from popular musicals. including Oliver and The Lion King.
I The Bronte Quartet Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Noon. Free. Made up of second year RSAMD students. the quartet have no obvious connection to the Yorkshire family. other than their oboist being called Catherine Earnshaw. This afternoon they perform works by Mozart. Handel and Beethoven. Part oft/re West End Festival.
I Academy Chamber Orchestra RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). Nicholas Kraemer conducts the orchestra in Kodaly‘s .S'tttmttet' Evening. Mendelssohn‘s ()vertttt'e and Incidental Mnsie.‘ A Mitlsntttttter Night Is Dream and a piece from the winning soloist of the RSAMD Concerto Competition I999.
I The Piano Music Of Frederic Chopin Hutcheson's Hall. l58 lngram Street. 552 839l. 8pm. £l2 (£8). Pianist Gusztav Fenyo marks the 150th anniversary of Chopin's death with the last of seven concerts featuring some of the composer's finest piano works.
I Competition RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Want. Free. The Bach Prize Competition for the keyboard and the Dunbar-Gerber Chamber Music Prize Competition.
I The Laigh Trio Stakis Grosvenor Hotel. Great Western Road. 2.30pm. £5.50 (£5). Step back in time to the
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golden age of the Edwardian Palm Court. as the trio perform works by Elgar. Kreisler. Czardas. Boccherini and Toselli. Ticket price includes afternoon tea. Part oj'the West End Festival.
I A Midsummer Opera Gala Cotticr Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £l2 (£l0). Opera On A Shoestring give their soloists a night off. and put their l6-strong chorus ﬁrmly in the spotlight for this West End Festival concert. Featuring a well- chosen mix of dramatic and light pieces. the programme includes Wagner's Die Walknre and Der
F liegender Hollander. Offenbach's Les Contes d 'Hoﬁittann. Verdi's ll Trovatore plus excerpts from Mascagni‘s Cave/leria Rusticana. Joining the chorus are Scottish Opera soloists Dorothy King. Alison Barton and Robert Crowe.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms - The Planets Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 l. 7.30pm. £3.50—£2| (£3.50—£8). Not for the faint-hearted. this giant of a concert features two explosive works that are guaranteed to get the adrenaline ﬂowing. Conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes and accompanied by the Ladies of the RSNO Chorus. the orchestra present Elgar's Enigma Variations and Holst’s The Planets.
I Traditional Music Concert RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. Recently composed tunes and songs from the Scots and Gaelic traditions performed by students of the BA (Scottish Music) course.
I Laurelin String Quartet Oblomov. 372 Great Western Road. 339 9l77. 9pm. Free. See Thu l0.
I Community Choral Society Of Myrtle Beach St Giles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. l2. l5pm. Free. A lunchtime concert from this South Carolina choir.
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