MUSIC classical & opera CLASSICAL 8t OPERA LISTINGS continued
I Lesley Garret Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £22.50—£35. The celebrated opera diva who has enjoyed considerable chart success (both classical and pop) delivers an evenin t of opular arias.
I Scottis C amber Orchestra City Hall, Candleriggs, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £5.50-£16.50. Raymond Leppard leads tenor Jean-Paul Fouchecourt and the orchestra in a programme featuring Schubert‘s Syntphony No 5, Britten’s Les Illuminations, Faure's‘ I’avane and Poulenc's Sinfonietta.
I Midday Concert RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. £3.50 (£2.50). in honour of the spirit of devolution sweeping the nation, the singing department presents a pageant of English songs.
I The Govenors' Recital Prize RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Today it's the turn of the strings to do battle.
I Lunchtime Concert St Andrew’s and St George 's Church, 13 George Street, 225 3847. 12.30pm. £3 (£2). A selection of light classical and easy listening pieces by Dvorak, Faure and Mancini.
I Paul Ayres Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University. Bristo Square, 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Organist Paul Ayres performs a mixed programme of music including works by Purcell and Bach.
I lolanthe Church Hill Theatre, 33a Morningside Road, 662 4169. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). See Thu 3.
I Junior Academy Concert RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 4pm. Free but ticketed. The Junior Academy Second Orchestra plays music by Dankworth and Walton.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50—£18.50. See Fri 4.
I The Squair Mile Consort Of Viols Royal Botanic Garden, lnverleith House, 228 6929. 5.30pm. £5 (£3). All/11A Garden (ireen is the title of this concert which features a selection of music from the 16th and 17th centuries for viols and voice, taking nature as a theme. Entrance to the Garden is by the West Gate only, after 5pm.
I The Central Band Of The Royal British Legion St Andrew‘s and St George's Church, 13 George Street, 225 3847. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The Standard Life Singers join the Central Band for a concert of music including a tribute to The Beatles and a selection from My Fair Lady.
I Iolanthe Church Hill Theatre, 33a Morningside Road, 662 4169. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). See Thu 3.
I Children Sing SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. £5 (£3). lan White is the celebrity charged with guiding the voices of this multitude of children.
I Elena Nalimova Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 616 6410. 2pm. £3 (£2). Solo piano recital featuring Mozart's l’antasie In C Minor, Chopin‘s Sonata No 3 and Debussy 's Preludes.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. See Thu 3.
I Sinfonia Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £7 (£3-£6). The orchestra perform Holst’s The Planets and Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra v. ith conductor Neil Mantle.
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I St Mary's Music School Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 2.30pm. £7 (£5). Pupils perform works by Haydn and Rachmaninov beside that of fellow student Hannah Given-Wilson.
I Michael Bonaventure St Peter‘s Church, Lutton Place, 667 9838. 4.30pm. Free. Organist Bonaventure performs a programme of contemporary Scottish and French works.
I Yvonne Hall and Anna Rastoptchina Hutchcson's Hall, 158 Ingram Street, 552 8391. 1.15—2pm. £2.50. Music for piano and viola including Brahms Sonata In If Minor.
I The Edinburgh Quartet Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University. Bristo Square, 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Enjoy a lunchtime concert from the renowned quartet, with a programme including Beethoven‘s Grosse I’uge and Tippctt’s Quartet No 2.
I Brave New Worlds Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Piano duo Peter Donohone and Martin Roscoe join percussion pairing (‘olin Currie and Julian Warburton fora selection of works from Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Dvorak and Bartok as the next instalment of the BBC Radio 3 series.
I In Memoriam RSAMD, lot) Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). Haydn’s The Creation is performed by the Academy Choir and Chamber Orchestra in a fundraising concert in memorial of former lecturer Bill McCue. I Glasgow Festival Strings Merchants House, 7 West George Street, 639 3176. 7.30pm. £15 (£5). A fundraising concert for CHAS, featuring a programme of chamber music, including Mozart’s [fine Kleine Nachtmusik.
I Percussion Masterclass Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 10am—2pm. £2 (Free). Edinburgh-born percussion star Colin Currie, who played as part of BBC Radio 3's Brave New ll'orlds series, gives this masterclass.
I Dunedin Consort Concert Hall, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, 3304092. 1.10—2pm. The Consort perform a quartet programme of English madrigals, French Chansons and music by Mozart.
I Dunedin Consort Glasgow Cathedral, Cathedral Street, 552 8198. 7.30pm. £6—£9. The consort perform masses and motets by William Byrd, 16th Century music for voices and organ.
I Midday Concert RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Three pianists perform works by Mozart, Chopin and Liszt.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.45pm. £10 (£6.50). The ensemble contrast the first two pieces in their programme, Adams’s Shaker Loops and Barber's Adagio for Strings, with a showcase of work from popular American composer Aaron Copland. His Hoe Down (from Rodeo) and Suite frorn Appalachian Spring are featured.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 10pm. Free. The orchestra perform a selection of premieres, including Judith Bingham’s The Shooting Star, Magnus Robb‘s Lust‘irtiatt Blue and Silvina Milstein's a media lu.‘, in a recording for
Hands up for a hoe down — the BT Scottish Ensemble go stateside with their showcase of work by Aaron Copland at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow on Fri 11 and the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh on Sat 12 Feb
BBC Radio 3’s Hear And Now programme.
I Lunchtime Concert St Cuthbcrt’s Church, bothian Road, 229 1142. 12.15—1.15pm. £4 (on door) (free (students)). Tickets on door or from the Edinburgh Friends of the RSNO stall at the Festival Theatre. Nigel Mason (first violin) and David Inglis (principal double bass), full-time players of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra perform works by Massenet, Corelli, Sarasate and others.
I Relf Clark McEwan Hall, Bristo Square, 650 4381. 1.10pm. Free. Organist Relf Clark gives a lunchtime concert which includes music by Bach and Liszt.
I Edinburgh University Contemporary Music Ensemble Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 650 2423. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Pro ramme to be confirmed.
I Dune in Consort Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £6—£9. See Thu 10.
I Children's Classic Concerts Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 3pm. £8 (£4—£6 family ticket £22). Conductor Richard Armstrong and presenter Atarah Ben-Tovim are joined by soprano Katy Morrell and the orchestra of Scottish Opera forAmerican Accents, a fun concert for 4—14-year- olds.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10.50—£21.50 (concs available). The orchestra perform works from both sides of the border, with Elgar’s emotive Enigma Variations and Britten’s Violin Concerto representing the English camp, and home-grown composer James MacMillan contributing The World '5 Ransoming.
I One Voice Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). In a programme entitled Rhythm, Relaxation and Resurrection, One Voice present a programme of music for two
‘ pianos and other instruments, including i Gershwin's Variations on ‘I Got Rhythm'
and Michael Daugherty"s Lounge Lizards.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £10 (£6.50). See Fri 11.
I Sunday Brunch With Paragon Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 1pm. £7 (£4.50). The ensemble continue their civilised approach to Sunday afternoons, with a performance of Schubert's Shepherd On The Rocks,
accompanied by food, coffee and the Sunday apers.
I Roya Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10—£22. In this Broadway Gala, Martin Yates conducts excerpts from A Chorus Line, ('alurrt-t. La Cage aux I'olles‘, Mack and Mabel. Barnum, West Side Story and The Sound of Music.
I Music At St Marks St Mark's Church. Castle Terrace, 668 2019. 6pm. £5 (1 3). John Grundy conducts the Meadows Chamber Orchestra Wind linsemble in a programme of works featuring Quintet in Eﬂatfor piano and wind by Mozart, Dixtour op. 75 by Milliaud, 9 I ’ier‘es caracteristiques by Francaix and Quintet for piano and wind by Rimsky-Korsakov.
I Musica Electronica (‘onccn Hall, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, 330 4092. 1.10—1.50pm. Electroacoustic music from around the world, using the latest digital technology, is presented by Final Year students of the BEng Electronics with Music course.
I Ruth Holton and Katharine Durran Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 lngrarn Street, 552 8391. 1.15—2pm. £2.50. Soprano Ruth Holton and pianist Katharine Durran perform canzonettas by Haydn and songs by Mozart and Schubert.
I Reid Memorial Concert Reid (‘oncert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Music performed on violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord. including Forgqueray's la Ranteau and General Reid‘s .llinuets.
I Brave New Worlds Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). The London Winds are the featured artists in this week‘s BB(‘ Radio 3 series, with a progratnme of Bartok, Nielsen, Stravinsky and Barber, rounded off with Janacek's .Uladt Suite for Wind Sextet.
I Glasgow University Chamber Singers Concert Hall, University of Glasgow, University Avenue. 330 4092. 1.107-2pm. The group perform .llacedonian Songs and American Haltzes, arranged and conducted by Graham Hair.
I Ruth Holton and Katharine Durran Recital Studio, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, 950 3476. 1.15—2pm. Free. See Tue 15.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10.50—£21.50 (available). A truly Russian affair, featuring Prokoﬁev’s The Love For Three Oranges: Suite, Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 2 and 'l‘chaikovsky's Symphony .Vo 2.