I Glasgow University Chapel Choir and Durham University Consort of Voices The Chapel. University of Glasgow, University Avenue. 330 4095. 7.30pm. Free. The two choirsjoin in full voice to perform works by Stainer and Poulenc.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £11 (£7). The ensemble's third outing this season celebrates English string works. with compositions produced between the l890s and I940s. Parry"s Suite in F and lilgar‘s Serenade in [5 minor represent the old guard. while Vaughan Williams' Violin Concerto in 1) minor. Tippett's Little Music For Strings and Finzi‘s Clarinet Concerto mark the early part of the 20th century. Guest soloist Michael Collins has his clarinet at the ready for the Tippett.
THURSDAY 22 Glasgow
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £10.25—£22.50. ()ne of the few female conductors operating in the world of classical music. Marin Alsop is at the baton for tonight‘s concert. Joining her is rising young Edinburgh-born musician Colin Currie. who‘ll deliver the world premiere of Michael Torke‘s P’rt‘ttssion Concerto. Mahler's Symphony No 4. with guest soprano Janice Watson. fills the second half.
I lane’s Minstrels Merchants House. 7 West George Street. 334 9757. 12.45pm. £4.50 (£l.50—£4). Soprano Jane Manning is joined by a piano trio for contemporary works by Thea Musgrave. Edward McGuire and Judith Weir. plus some old faves by Shostakovich and Beethoven.
I Arlene Rolph and Julian Rolton Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 3304092. l.l()pm. Free. Mezzo soprano Rolph and pianist Rolton perform works by Berlioz and Barber.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Younger Hall. North Street. ()1334 474610. 7.45pm. £5.50—£I5. The SCO highlight the changing nature of Beethoven's work. performing his ()verture. Coriolan. Piano Concerto No l and Symphony No 5. Frans Bruggen is the guest conductor and Ronald Brautigam is the piano soloist.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £5.50—£l7. See Thu 22.
I BT Scottish Ensemble Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.45pm. £11 (£7). See Wed 2|.
I Midday Concert RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4 (£2.50). Three members from the Academy‘s piano department present Beethoven‘s Sonata in F major. Debussy's Five Preludes Book I and Prokoﬁev's Sonata No 2 in 1) minor. I Musica Electronica Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 4092. 7pm. Free. See Tue 20.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 I 155. 7.30pm.£8.25-£21.50. See Thu 22.
I The Kelvin Ensemble and Edinburgh University Chamber OrchestraGreyt‘riars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The Kelvin Ensemble celebrate ten successful years at Glasgow University. with a special concert conducted by William Conway. Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra join them for the night. and between them they serve up Debussy‘s La Mer and Shostakovich's Symphony No 5.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Town Hall. Sandgate. 01292 61 1222. 7.30pm. £8.50—£I6.50. Martyn Brabbins
conducts the orchestra in works by Haydn. Stravinsky and Tchaikoy sky.
I Opera On A Shoestring Falkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street. 0| 324 506850. 7.30pm. £8 (£7). The aw ard-winning opera company send four vocalists and a piano off on a thirteen-date tour round Scotland. Their mission is to deliver choice numbers from four sizzling operas. all set in southern Spain; The Barber of Seville. The .‘l'larriage oil'igaro. Don (iiovanni and Carmen. Apparently their set features a step ladder and a length of rope — but you'd be amazed what they can do with it.
I The Kelvin Ensemble and Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Bute Hall. University ofGIasgow. I'niversity Avenue. 330 4092. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Sec Fri 23.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5.50—£I9. See Thu 22.
I The Orlando Consort Canongate Kirk. I53 Canongate. 667 7776. 8pm. £10 (£5 ). The consort. comprising counter- tenor. tenor and baritone. explore the musical and culinary habits of concert- goers from I250-I550. in ‘I.a Carte - l.a
Musique'. I The Edinburgh Chamber Choir St Stephen's Centre. St Vincent Church. St
Stephen Street. Stockbridge. 07050 070257. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The choir. conducted by James Gorick. perform a programme of 20th Century sacred music.
I Sunday Afternoon Recital House For
An Art Lover. Bellahotiston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. 2.30—330pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Music Room at the
House is used just as Mackintosh intended. with an afternoon concert from a harp and violin duo.
I Voice Of The Violin Cafe Cossachok. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. Violin
maestro Lev Atlas performs a wide range of classical and folk favourites.
j Edinburgh I SCO Wind Ensemble Queen‘s Hall.
Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £6.50—£ l 2.50. The wind wing of the
T Scottish Chamber Orchestra are joined by
guest pianist Ronald Brautigam to celebrate the work of two great masters. Mozart‘s Serenade in Iiﬂat and I)it'erlitttento in B ﬂat are interspersed
with Beethoven's Sonata in I” minor
‘Appassionata' and Quintet in liﬂat.
I Opera On A Shoestring Brunton Theatre. Ladywell Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £10.50 (£6.50): famin ticket £32. See Fri 23.
I Musica Electronica Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 4092. l.l()pm. Free. See Tue 20.
I Students of the BA Applied Music Degree Hutchesons' Hall. 158 Ingram Street. 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. The Strathclyde University students perform a varied programme of chamber music.
I Jean-Yves Thibaudet Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £l0—£15. The virtuoso pianist. as famed for his dashing red socks as he is for his stunning musicianship. performs works by Debussy. Ravel and Messiaen.
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ORLANDO CONSORT - MUSIC AND FOOD IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY
What can be more irresistible than good food, wine and music? In the lavish entertainments the Orlando Consort draw their inspiration from, there was certainly plenty of all three. Way ahead of TV cookery
ity chefs in the middle ages really knew how to do
things in style. Whether singing of a hundred and one things to do with eggs German style or the Italian obsession with sex disguised as an intense musical affair with an artichoke, La Carte - La Musique provides a fascinating picture of medieval eating habits, as well as a striking image of social life in general. (Carol Main)
Orlando Consort, Canongate Kirk, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Sat 24 Feb.
I Aleksandar Madzar Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm.
£ l()—£l4. The young Belgrade-born pianist performs Beethoven‘s litigate/It's. Schubert's Sonata in C minor. Scarlatti‘s THY) Sonatas and Schumann‘s Carnat'al.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Caird Hall. City Square. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. Guest conductor Mario Venzago welcomes oboist Stephane Rancourt to the stage for Richard Stratis‘s‘s ()hoe
( ‘oneerto. B ruckner's Symphony No 4 ‘Romantie' makes up the bill.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm.£10.25—£22.50. See Wed 28.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra BBC Studio I. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 338 8844. lpm. Free. Alexander Titov conducts Prokofiev's Symphony No 5. Tickets are by postal application. send an s.a.e. to SSO Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. G I 2 8DG.
I Essential Scottish Opera (‘ottier Theatre. 93—95 llyndland Street. 332 9000. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Members of Scottish ()pera perform a selection of arias. ducts and ensembles from Mozart's Don Giovanni. Puccini‘s 'Iosea and Rossini‘s Barber o/‘Seville among others.
I Opera On A Shoestring Pollok House. I’ollok Country Park. 2060 I’ollokshaws Road. 616 6410. 7.30pm. £12.50. See Sun 18.
I Lunchtime Opera Recital Concert Hall. University ofGIasgow. University Avenue. 3304092. l.l()pm. Free. Students frotn the RSAMD perform a selection of operatic works.
I Students of the BA Applied Music Degree Recital Studio. University of Strathclyde. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3476. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 27.
I Aleksandar Madzar Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). See Wed 28.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra L‘sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £5.50—£l9. Emmanuel Krivin conducts the orchestra in Wagner‘s Siegfried Idyll. Mendelssohn‘s Symphony No 4 “Italian ' and. with a little help frotn guest pianist Maria Joao Pires. Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2.
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