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I There's Life After. . . Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 7.30pm. £10. A Gala Concert in aid of Breast Cancer Care with lshbel MacAskill, Isobel Mieras, Sheena Wellington and Peggy O’Keefe. All the artists involved have had breast cancer and gone on to live full and active lives.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8.25-£21.50 (£6.25—£19.50). See Thu 2.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 2.30pm. £6.50—£12.50. Bolivian violinist Jaime Laredo and his cellist wife Sharon Robinson join soloists from the SCO Chamber Ensemble for Mendelssohn’s Octet, an exciting string work written when the composer was just sixteen. Handel’s Passacaglia and Britten’s Quartet No 3 complete the programme. See preview.
I St Giles' At Six St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 6pm. Free. Organist Greg Morris performs works by Bach, Handel, Leighton, Franck and Grunewald.
I Music For All Souls Day St Michael & All Saints’ Church, Panmure Place, Tollcross, 556 6452. 7.30pm. £3. The church choir perform works by Bach, Herbert Howells, Schutz, Purcell and Brahms. Ticket price includes glass of wme.
I Turn Of The Tide The Scottish Maritime Museum, Laird Forge, Gottries Road, 01294 324483. 2pm. £5 (£3). See Fri 3.
I Skampa String Quartet Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £9—£16 (£3 student standby). The Czech quartet celebrate their tenth anniversary with a UK concert tour performing works by Mozart, Janacek and Dvorak.
TUESDAY 7 Glasgow
I Classic Trio Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 Ingram Street, 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. The trio, featuring Geoffrey Haydock on clarinet, Alexander Volpov on cello and Penelope Smith on piano, perform works by Bruch, Joseph Vella and Zemlinsky.
I Wiener Johann Strauss Capelle Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £10—£22. The first visit to the UK for this celebrated Viennese ensemble founded in 1924. Dressed in smart imperial ball uniforms, the orchestra perform their own renditions of the Strauss family back catalogue.
I Martin Rummell Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 668 2019. 1.10pm. Free. Solo pieces for cello by Bach, Osborne and Johnson played by cellist Rummell.
I Hebrides Ensemble Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.45pm. £8 (£2-£5). The ensemble pull together works by composers forced out of Europe and into American exile during the rise of Nazism. Martinu’s Czech rhythms, a late work by Schonberg and the Viennese spirit of Korngold all feature in the programme.
I Si-Nae Lee Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 3pm. £6. The 24-year-
Scottlsh Chamber Orchestra play Queen's Hall. Edinburgh, Thu 2 Nov
old Korean pianist was the recipient of many awards in her home country, before setting off for the concert stages of London and New York. Earlier this year, she completed a post-graduate degree at the RSAMD, winning the Governors’ Recital Prize and a great deal of praise into the bargain.
THURSDAY 9 Glasgow I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall, Candleriggs, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £7-£16 (cones available). Jennifer Koh joins the orchestra for Nielsen’s Violin Concerto which is sandwiched between fellow Scandinavian Sibelius’s Four Lemminkainen Legends and Bax’s celtic inspired Tintagel. I Glasgow Festival Prizewinners Glasgow University Concert Hall, University Avenue, 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. Cellist Louise McMonagle and oboist Catriona MacKinnon are accom anied by Walter Blair on the piano or works by Tchaikovsky, Telemann, Saint-Saens and Kenneth Lei hton. I assic Trio Recital Studio, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, 950 3476. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 7. I Academy Symphony Orchestra Concert RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). The Academy Symphony Orchestra tackle works by Stravinsky and Messiaen.
I Hebrides Ensemble Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £8 (£5; students £2). See Wed 8.
I Jan Waterfield and Kathryn Greeley National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, 624 6200. 12.45pm. Free. A lunchtime concert on harpsichord and baroque violin, featuring works by J. S. Bach, Corelli and Handel.
I BBC Radio 3 Midday Concert RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. £4 (£2.50). Soprano Nancy Argenta is accompanied by Maggie Cole for works by Handel and Beethoven amongst others.
I Michael Bonaventure McEwan Hall, Bristo Square, 650 4381. 1.10pm. Free. Organist Bonaventure performs Messiaen’s Livre d 'Orgue.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10.25-£22.50. The RSNO continue their Shostakovich season with his Symphony No 5, subtitled ‘A Soviet artist’s response to justiﬁed criticism’ after receiving a scathing attack from Stalin about his modern style of composition. Also on the bill is Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, performed by guest soloist Daniel Hope. Alexander Lazarev is at the baton.
I Children's Classic Concerts Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 3pm. £9 (£4); family ticket £24. First in a new series of family-orientated concerts with Paul Rissman and the
RSNO embarking on a musical journey to discover the power of rhythm through the ages. See Kids listings.
I Dunedin Consort Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £5.50-£12. The Consort open their winter season with ‘An American Voyage’, celebrating the centenary of one of the country’s most famous composers, Aaron Copland. His In The Beginning opens the programme, followed by Barber’s Agnus Dei, Britten’s Hymn to St Cecilia (which he composed on his way back from the US) and the Scottish premiere of Paul Mottram’s Niagara-
ins ired Falls.
I e Edinburgh Light Orchestra Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4—£7.50. The musical stage and the battleﬁeld are the inspiration for tonight’s busy programme, with works by Jerome Kern and Gilbert & Sullivan rubbing shoulders with a medley of World War ll songs.
I We'll Meet Again Brunton Theatre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. 7.30pm. £5. Music, dance and song combine in this fundraising concert for the Brunton Theatre. Wartime favourites include The Andrews Sisters, Flannigan and Allen and the big band sound of Glen Miller.
I Sunday Music Recital House For An Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. l-3pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The RSAMD Brass Ensemble perform in the striking surroundings of the music room, just as Mackintosh originally intended.
I La Serenissima RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free but ticketed. BBC Radio 3 present this special concert of Vivaldi works.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8.25-£21.50 (£6.25-£19.50). See Sat 11.
I Eaure Requiem St Mary’s Cathedral, 23 Palmerston Place, 667 7776. 3.30—4.30pm. Free. Remembrance Day performance of Faure’s Requiem.
I St Giles' At Six St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 6pm. Free. Soprano Kate Valentine and tenor Richard Colville perform songs by Gounod, Franck and Mozart.
I Alexei and Oksama Sarkissov Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 314127. 7.30pm. £6 (£1-£5). The Moscow-bom musical prodigies perform on cello and piano.
I The Merry Widow Gaiety Theatre, Carrick Street, 01292 611222. 7.30pm. £6—£10 (£5-£8). The Ayrshire Philharmonic Opera Society present this popular operetta, set in Paris.
Glasgow I Martin Rummell Hutcheson’s Hall,
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158 Ingram Street, 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. Cellist Rummell performs works by David Johnson, Michael Csanyi-Wills and Bach.
I Irene Drummond Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 668 2019. 1.10pm. Free. Soprano Drummond with accompanist Fali Parvi perform a programme of contemporary American songs by Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Hageman and lves.
I The Merry Widow Gaiety Theatre, Carrick Street, 01292 611222. 7.30pm. £6—£10 (£5—£8). See Mon 13.
WEDNESDAY 15 Glasgow
I The Niel Gow Ensemble RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). A traditional concert of music by Niel Gow and his contemporaries on ﬁddle, cello and piano.
I Emperor Quartet Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £9 (£4). The quartet are joined by clarinettist Lynsey Marsh for James MacMillan’s Clarinet Quintet Tuireadh, in a programme which also features his Quartet No I ‘Visions of a November Spring ', plus Ligeti’s Quartet No 2 and Kurtag’s Quartet No 1. A post-concert performance by Simon Smith will feature James MacMillan’s piano works in their entirety.
I Fundraising Concert St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile, 225 9442. 8pm. £10 (£7). Organist Friedrich Kircheis and trumpeter Ludwig Guttler perform works by Bach, Handel, Albinoni and Telemann, to aid the reconstruction of the Dresden Frauenkirche.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Town Hall, Sandgate, 01292 611222. 7.30pm. The SCO celebrate the birthday of Mr Aaron Copland who, had he clung on long enough, would have been 100 this very week. To mark this centenary, they are performing the great US composer’s Music For The Theatre, Clarinet Concerto, Quiet City and the folky favourite Appalachian Spring.
I The Merry Widow Gaiety Theatre, Carrick Street, 01292 611222. 7.30pm. £6—£10(£5-£8). See Mon 13.
THURSDAY 16 Glasgow I Plane Dukes Rahman Trio Glasgow University Concert Hall, University Avenue, 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. The trio, comprising Robert Plane on clarinet, Philip Dukes on viola and Sophie Rahman on piano, perform works by Bruch, Kurtag and Mozart. I TES Scotland Schools' Gala Concert City Hall, Candleriggs, 287 5511. 7-10pm. £5 (£l-£3). Annual showcase of the best of Scotland’s young musicians, with jazz, brass and wind, ﬁddles and pipes from Moray to Scottish Borders. I Dinner Concert Series House For An Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. 7.30pm. £38.50. A Gilbert and Sullivan evening, featuring music and song in the Music Room, followed by a meal in the Main Hall and Dining Room. I iSonic GilmorehillGlZ, 9 University Avenue, 330 5522. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Composer Manfred Stahnke and ﬁlm animator Robert Darroll present a mixed media evening of live music, computer- generated sounds and projected images.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50-£19. See Wed 15.
I The Merry Widow Gaiety Theatre, Carrick Street, 01292 611222. 7.30pm. £6—£10(£5-—£8). See Mon 13.
2-16 Nov 2000 THE LIST”