MUSIC classical & opera
CLASSICAL: GLASGOW, SAT 9 OCT cont.
I African Children's Choir King’s Park Parish Church, 242 Castlemilk Road, 632 1131. 7.30pm. Free. The Grammy- nominated group, comprised of individually selected orphans and disadvantaged children from East Africa, give a lively concert of popular tunes, African music and cultural dance. Admission is free, but all donations go towards food and medical supplies for the children of Southern Sudan.
I The Mikado King’s Theatre, 2 Leven Street, 529 6000. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £10-£22. See Thu 7.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50—£18.50. See Thu 7. Sally Beamish gives a free pre-concert talk at 6.45pm.
I Don Pasquale Linlithgow Academy, Braehead Road, 01506 8422630. 7.30pm. £6 (Ill—£2). See Thu 7.
I Murray McLachlan Younger Hall, North Street, 01334 474610. 8pm. £5. The talented pianist gives a concert to mark the establishment of the Christina Kennedy Piano Scholarship.
I Sunday Afternoon Concert House For An Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. 2.30—4pm. Free. A varying programme of informal classical music in the Music Room.
I St Giles' At Six St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 6pm. Free. Opus 8 perform madrigals from Italy, France, Spain and England.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8—£2l (£6—£l9). See Sat 9.
I Masterclass RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 6pm. Free. A tuba masterclass directed by Patrick
Sheridan. TUESDAY 12 Glasgow
I Alasdair Cameron Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 Ingram Street, 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. The pianist performs works by Brahms and Schumann.
I Polaroid The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 221 4001. 8pm. £4. A return for this collective, who aim to remove music from the restrained atmosphere of the concert hall with their club crossover events. The line-up features contemporary classical work from Stockhausen, Nono and Berio, plus DJ Freak Menoovers, Co-lntel-Pro and Ganger.
I The Tempera Quartet St Cecilia’s Hall, Niddry Street, Cowgate, 668 2019. 8pm. £5. The Finnish quartet perform works by Mozart, Sibelius, Einojuhani and Rautavaara.
Airdrio I Don Pasquale Sir John Wilson Town
Hall, Stirling Street, 01698 267515. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). See Thu 7.
I Alasdair Cameron Recital Studio, Jordanhill Campus. University of Strathclyde, 950 3476. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 12.
GEORGIAN CONCERT SOCIETY 1999/2000 SEASON A CELEBRATION OF FIVE CENTURIES OF MUSIC
THE DUFAY COLLECTIVE
Saturday 16 October, 7.45pm
ST CELILIA’S HALL, COWGATE, EDINBURGH
The world famous Dufav Collective explores vocal and instrumental music from across early fifteenth-century Europe.
Tickets £10 (and concessions) ﬂow The Queen’s Hall Box Ofﬁce
52TNE UST 7—21 Oct 1999
‘ 0131-668 2019
I Lunchtime Organ Music St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 1.10pm. Free. Michael Harris performs works by Couperin, Muffat, Bach, Jongen, Dupre and Vierne.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra St Mary’s Cathedral, 23 Palmerston Place, 667 7776. 7.45pm. £3.50—£17.50. Conductor Arnold Ostman and the orchestra perform Haydn’s brooding Symphony No 26 ‘Lamentatione ’, followed by Schubert’s Symphony No 8 ‘Unfinished' and, with a little help from the SCO Chorus, Mozart’s sublime ‘Creat'Mass.
I The Ming Trio RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The trio, with Min Yang on violin. Timothy Jones on horn and Victor Sangiorgio on piano, perform Wieniawski’s Tarantella, Franz Strauss’ Nocturno and Brahms’ Horn Trio.
I Masterclass RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Timothy Jones of the Ming Trio directs this horn masterclass.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall, Candleriggs, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £5.50—£l6.50. See Thu 14.
I Carmina Burana Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £9.50—£23.50. The RCH plays host tO a packed stage tonight, with conductor Paul Wynne Griffiths leading soprano Ann Archibald, tenor Neil Jenkins, baritone Mark Holland, organist Darius Battiwalla, plus the Treble Choristers Of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh and the Scottish Concert Orchestra. Between them, these talented performers will deliver Wagner’s Prelude Act III from Lohengrin, Saint-Saens’ Symphony No 3 and round off with Carl Orff’s magniﬁcent Carmina Burana.
I A Song To Sing, 0 Kilmardinny Arts Centre, 50 Kilmardinny Avenue, Bearsden, 931 5083. 7.30pm. £8 (£7). Walter Paul and friends present an evening of words and music from the Gilbert and Sullivan operas.
I The Tunnell Trust For Young Musicians Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £15—£3O (£10). Following the untimely death of Wendy Tunnell last year, musicians and friends who worked with, or were helped by the chamber music specialist, join together to celebrate her life and to raise money to help the John Tunnell Trust continue their work.
I The Oufay Collective St Cecilia’s Hall, Cowgate, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £10 (£3—£7). The first in a series of concerts organised by the Georgian Concert Society, sees one of Britain’s ﬁnest early music ensembles recreate the sounds of early 15th century Europe.
I Sunday Brunch With Paragon Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 1pm. £7-£18 (£4.50). Paragon Ensemble once again launch their series of Sunday afternoon concerts, offering a mouth-watering programme of music and food. On the menu this week are Stamitz’s Clarinet Quartet in E, Mahler’s Piano Quartet Movement and Brahms’ Clarinet Trio inA Minor. £7 buys you a concert ticket, while £18 gets you a ticket plus access to the eat-as-much-as-you-like buffet.
I Sunday Afternoon Concert House For An Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. 2.30—4pm. Free. See Sun 10.
I International Opera Gala Concert Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £12.50—£21.50. Martin Yates conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus in a selection of operatic highlights by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Bizet. Soloists Deborah Riedel and Julian Gavin are joined by no less than 150 performers for excerpts from such classics as Rigoletto, La boheme, Tosca, Carmen and many more.
I St Giles' At Six St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 6pm. Free. The Ferguson Ensemble perform works by Rachmaninov and Cedric Thorpe Davie.
I Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £8.50—£22. The opening concert of the RCH’s International Series sets a seriously high precedent, with pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting this world renowned orchestra in Dvorak’s In Nature’s Realm and Mahler’s Symphony No 7.
I Musicians And Other Animals Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 Ingram Street, 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. Bass-baritone Ian Ainsworth and pianist Alan Graham perform songs by German, English and French composers, including Poulenc’s Le Bestiaire.
I Academy Symphony Orchestra RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). David Davies is the conductor and Magnus Mehta the percussion soloist in a programme which features James MacMillan’s Veni, Veni, Emmanuel and Mahler’s Symphony No 6.
I Una Bryson Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 3pm. £5 (£15 for series of four concerts). The ﬁrst Scottish accordion player to be accepted into the Royal Academy of Music in London, Bryson has gone on to campaign for the classical accordion to be accepted as a serious concert instrument. This afternoon she kicks off the Queen’s Hall Autumn Afternoon Concert Series with a programme of works by Piazzolla, Mozart, Scarlatti, Bach, lbert and Messiaen.
I Edinburgh Telephone Choir Barclay Church, Barclay Place, Tollcross, 229 3751. 7.30pm. £3. The choir perform songs from the shows, plus a selection of Scottish, Irish and Welsh standards.
I Glasgow Festival Prizewinners John McIntyre Hall, University Avenue, 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free.
I Kontraste Merchants House, 7 West George Street, 334 9757. 12.30pm. £4.50 (£1.50—£4). This diverse trio perform works by Scarlatti, Bach, Telemann, William McGibbon, Martinu and Kreisler.
I Lunchtime Organ Music St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 1.10pm. Free. Martin Schellenberg performs works by Clerambault, Langlais, Guilmant, Vteme and Franck. I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50—£18.50. Joseph Swensen conducts the orchestra in three works by Beethoven, The Ruins of Athens Overture, Violin Concerto (with soloist Isabella van Keulen), and Symphony No 7.