I Fettes College Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, 668 2019. 7.30pm. Conductor David Goodenough leads the young orchestra in a varied programme of choral and orchestral works.
I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£1—£6). Violinist Kathryn Greeley and horn player David Rimer join conductor Peter Evans and the orchestra for the Edinburgh premiere of Lyell Cresswell’s lament for horn and strings, Pianto. Also on the bill are Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 4 and Beethoven’s popular Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica ’.
I Duo Contemporain Younger Hall, North Street, 01334 474610. 8pm. £6 (£4). A mixed programme from this bass clarinet/saxophone and percussion duo.
I Katya Apekisheva Merchants House, 7 West George Street, 639 3176. 7.30pm. £15 (£5). A recital from prize-winning pianist Katya Apekisheva. Tickets include wine and canapes and all proceeds go to Children’s Hospice Association Scotland.
I Strathaven Choral Society St Giles’
Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 6pm.
Free. The society perform Durufle’s
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street,
329 6000. 7.30pm. £8—£21 (£6—£19). See at 13.
Glasgow I Paragon Ensemble Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511.
7.30pm. £9 (£4.50). UK premiere of a new work by expressionist composer Wolfgang Rihm ,pol-kolchis-nucleus, followed by a chamber arrangement of Mahler’s dramatic Das Lied von der Erde. Mezzo-soprano Jean Rigby and tenor Adrian Thompson join them for the occasion.
I Opera Galactica St Francis Centre, 405 Cumberland Street, Gorbals. Info: 306 3288/557 2553. 7.30pm. Donation on door. See Mon 8.
I Olav Bar & Melvyn Tan Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £8.50—£15.50. Baritone Olav Bar, . accompanied by pianist Melvyn Tan, performs Schubert’s beautiful song cycle Schwanengesang D957. Presented by The New Town Concerts Society.
TUESDAY 16 Glasgow
I Alexander Hay and Judith Keaney Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 lngram Street, 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. Flautist Hay and pianist Keaney perform works by Ranish,
,Grovlez, Poulenc and Mower.
I Opera Galactica Larkﬁeld Centre, lngleﬁeld Street, Govanhill. Info: 306 3288/557 2553. 7.30pm. Donation on door. See Mon 8.
I The Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. The string quartet perform Mendelssohn’s Fugue in E ﬂat and Quartet in A Minor.
I Scottish Opera - Carmen Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50—£42.50). See Thu 4.
I Paragon Ensemble Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £9 (£4.50). See Mon 15.
Piano Star: Howard Shelley
I Masterclass RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2pm. Free. A vocal masterclass, under the direction of Benjamin Luxon.
I Fred Rimmer - A Celebration Glasgow University Chapel, University Avenue, 330 4092. 6pm. £6 (£3). 'I\vo concerts to celebrate the life of Fred Rimmer who died last year, starting with a ‘Nilight Concert’ at 6pm, with the Chapel Choir, soprano Wilma MacDougall and organist David Hamilton. Following a supper break at 7pm (food and drink available), Duo Contemporain, featuring Henri Bok on bass clarinet and Miguel Bemat on percussion, perform a programme of contemporary music by Luis de Pablo, Jacques Bank, Anthony Gilbert and others.
classical & opera MUSIC
I Academy String Orchestra RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The orchestra are joined by tenor Eric Rieger and hom- player Jonathan Durrant for Handel’s Concerto Grosso in 0 Minor, Britten’s Serenade For Tenor; Horn and Strings, Tippett’s Little Music For Strings and Janaoek’s Suite For Strings.
I The Edinburgh Quartet Swann Buildings, King’s Buildings, Mayﬁeld Road, 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. See Tue 16.
I Aeolus Ensemble Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 3pm. £5. Elis O’Sullivan on flute, Caireen Gourlay on bassoon and Cliona Doris on harp liven up the afternoon with works by Vivaldi, Ibert, Bach and Villa Lobos. Presented by Live Music Now!
I Scottish Opera - Friend Of The People Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50—£42.50). See Sat 6.
I Edinburgh University Music Society Symphony Orchestra Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. Info: 0370 852717. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Richard Jeffcoat conducts the orchestra in Bingham’s Waizerspiele, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosen on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, Brahms’ Symphony No 2 and a selection of waltzes and polkas by J. Strauss.
I The Band Of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 314127. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). A mix of popular tunes in the second concert of the season.
' THURSDAY 18 Glasgow
I Isobel Mieras and Ian Ferguson Merchants House, 7 West George Street, 639 3176. 12.30pm. £4.50 (£1.50—£4). The history of Scottish ﬁddle music is brought to life by Mieras (clarsach/voice) and Ferguson (ﬁddle), featuring stories and songs from the 18th century to present day.
I Opera At Lunchtime John McIntyre Hall, University Avenue, 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. Singers from the RSAMD’s Alexander Gibson Opera School give a lunchtime performance. I Masterclass RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Rachel Gough looks at the bassoon, while Kate Lukas leads a masterclass on the ﬂute. I Opera Galactica Birgirdale Complex, Stravanan Street, Castlemilk. Info: 306 3288/557 2553. 2.30pm. Donation on door. See Mon 8.
I Scottish Opera - Carmen Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. 7.15pm. £9.50—£45.50 (£7.50—£42.50). See Thu 4.
I Academy String Orchestra Canongate Kirk, Canongate, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Wed 17.
Paragon Ensemble Scotland Winter Season 99/00
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Monday 15th November, 7.30pm
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Tuesday 16th November, 7.30pm
Wolfgang Rihm pol-kolchis-nucleus UK PREMIERE Das Lied von der Erde Soprano Jean Rigby, Tenor Adrian Thompson
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall' 0141 287 5511
Tickets £9 (£4.50 cone)
O1 3 1 668 201 9 Tickets £9 (£4.50 cone)
www.motaartordparagon '(wblect charge)
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