Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.


I An Evening With Oscar Wilde l’ollok House. l’ollok (‘ountry Park. 3000 l’ollokshayis Road. (do h-llll. 7.30pm. £9 (£8 l. A costumed perlormance detailing the dark attd \\ Itty \ltlL'\ to \Vilde‘s lilc and \yoiks. through parlour songs. liech' and arias ol the period.

I Winter Gardens Prom People's l’alace & \Vinter ( iarden. (ilasgou (ireen. 5510333. 7.30pm. £hi£3 £-l.5(h. Strathelyde l'niyersity \ annual prom.

\\ ith contributions l'rom the ('oncert Hand and ('hamher ( 'hoir. l'eaturing l'olksong arrangements and l'in/i's Svi't'u RUIN‘I‘I Brit/um I’urlmngx.

I Opera School Showcase RS.-\.\ll). I00 Renl'reyy Street. 333 5057. 7. l 5pm. £4 (£3.50). The annual ()pera Shoyycase presented by students l'rom l{.S.-\.\ll)‘s opera courses.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms l'sher llall. l.othiatt Road. 338 l I55. 7.30pm.

£9 £3l (£7 £l‘)l. ()xyain :\r\\el Hughes is at the haton l'or an eyening of ‘Russian ('lassies'. Joining him and the orchestra is guest pianist .r\lessio l3a\ l'or

lcltaikm sky 3s l’idiiu ('mu't'rln .\'n/ \yhiclt is sand“ iched hetueen (ilinka's Run/(III um/ Lin/mi/lu ()H’I'Illl'l’ and Rachmaninm 's Symphony No 3. I Durham University Hill Orchestra Reid ('oneert Hall. lidinhurgh l'niyersity. Bristo Square. (308 30l‘). l.l0pin. l‘ree. The student orchestra present Bi/et’s Suile .\'u I from ('ur/m'n. llaydn's .S‘vmp/mny .\'u 37 and Vaughan \Villiams' ling/(sh I‘D/k Snug Suite.

I Houston Chorale Society St Bride's (‘entre. It) ()i'\\ ell 'l'errace. 340 1405. 7pm. £ I. The 45-strong choir t'rom llouston. 'I‘e\as perform a \aried programme ol work as part ol‘ a [K tour.

Friday 8

Glasgow I Opera School Showcase

RS.-\.\ll). I00 Renl'reyy Street. 333 5057. 7.l5pm. £4 (£3.50). See Thu 7.

I Strings Department Concert RSAXH). ll)” Rentreyy Street. 3.“: 5H5... 7.30pm. £4 t£350i. .-\ light-hearted programme ot‘ string music to mark the end ot' the academic year.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms t‘sher llall. l.othian Road. 338 l I55. 7.30pm.

£9 £3! l£7 £l‘)l. 'l‘he l’roms continue apace. \\ ill] a packed stage peopled l5} conductor (’hristopher Hell. soprano .leni Bern. counter tenor Nicholas (’lapton. baritone .\lark Holland. tlte RSNU (‘hoi‘tis and the l<S\() Junior ('ltorus. 'l’ogether they '0 attempt to banish all thoughts ol’ at'tershaye l'rom your mind as they perl'orm ('arl ()rllK legendary ('d/‘mi/m Hurt/mi. :\lso on the bill are Saint-Saens' ('urnn‘u/ of the .lnmm/y and l)\orak's ('drnn'u/ ()t't'rlun'.

I Fires Of Love Queen's llall. (‘lerk Street, (ms 30l‘). 7.30pm. £7 (£5). liarly .\ltl\ic specialists. l'vil‘cs ()l' l.o\ e present l'll‘r' UH I/Ir' Rid/In. a tribute to the ltttlstc ol' luth century Venice. l'tilising txyo \oiccs and period instruments. the quartet \yill pertorm works by .\lonte\erdi. Kapsherger and the woman thought to he the “odds tirst l'emale professional composer. Barhara Stro/li.

Saturday 9


I Glasgow Chamber Orchestra RS.-\.\ll). I00 Renl'reyx Street. 333 5057. 8pm. £7 (£4 l. The orchestra hort‘oyy the BBC Scottish Symphony ()i'cltestt'a\ conductor l Peter Jones) and leader llili/aheth Layton! for their annual summer concert. ()n the hill are lcltaikoy sky 's I'imluyr ()l'l’l'llll'('.' Romeo and .lll/l('l. Mendelssohn‘s tin/in (‘mii‘t'rrn and Brahins' .S'ymp/Imn' .\'u 3. I Musica Primavera Clarinet and Piano Recital Adelaide's. 209 Bath Street. 3-18 4070. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). (‘larinettist Lorna Hull and pianist (ins/lay l‘enyo perl‘orni \yol'k‘s hy l’oulenc. Saint—Saens. ('hopin and Debussy among others.

I Opera School Showcase RSAMI). l00 Renl'reyy Street. 333 5057. 7.l5pm. £4 (£3.50). See Thu 7.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms l'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 338 1 I55. 3pm. £8 (£4). (iarry Walker conducts and Paul Rissman presents. as the RSNU once again giye an entertaining alternoon ol‘ classical music for ages 7 l3 (although those much yotmger and older have been

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Mr McFall’s Chamber play Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 16 Jun

known to euro) themselyest. The pro- gramme ineludes John \Villiams’ theme t'roin Slur Him. plus uorks by Saint- Saens. l’rokotie\ and .-\lec Roth.

0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms t‘slier llall. l.0tlttatt Road. 333 ll55. ._.3Hpm.

£0 £3l (£7 H”). Young lidinhurgh cott- ductot‘ (iarry Walker is at the baton tor this eyening ot‘ ‘Romantic (ireats'. \lc‘lttlelssttltlt\ ()t‘t'l'llll't'.‘ .‘l .lllrlylmmtt'r Mgr/1M [Mum is follow ed by lilgar\ monumental (kl/o ('um't’rro l\\llll guest soloist l,|\\L'l (Jim and l)\orak's Sunp/rmn .\}i ‘/ ‘l’mm 'I'ln' .Vi'it lll’I'/(/.. I Artists For Artlink Stockhritlge l’arish (hutch. Sa\e ('ohurg Street. 33‘) 3555. 7.30pm. £8 l£5l. Roddy .\lartine eomperes an eyening ol inttsic. song and \erse in aid ol~ .-\rt|ink's liscort Sery ice. The concert \\ ill l‘eature the combined talents ol pianist Helena Buckmayer. the lidinhurgh Quartet. \ocalists l’ortmanteau and \\ riter Valerie (iillies.


I The Complete Beethoven String Quartets Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 387 55! 1. 4pm. £10 tL‘h’ l. (M er a series ol six concerts. llte lindellion String Quartet pert'orm the entire repertoire ol' Beethoyen‘s string quartets.

I Glasgow Wind Band .-\rt (iallcry and .\ltiseuin. .-\rgy le Street. 387 3073.

l 3.30pm. l’ree. Key in Price conducts the 70-piece hand in a selection ot' classic ltlttcs lt'ont lad]. to Him! Sir/1' Story.

I Sunday Afternoon Recital Home For .-\n .-\rt l.o\‘er. Bellaliouston Park. 10 l)umhreck Road. 353 4773. 3.30pm. £3.50 (£3.50). The Music Room at the House is Used just as Mackintosh intended. u ith an al‘ternoon concert on classical guitar.

I Dunbartonshire Wind Ensemble Museum ()l' 'I‘ransport. Kelyin Hall. I BurnhoUse Road. 387 3730. 3 4.30pm. Free. The youth community hand play a programme ol popular tunes from stage and screen.


I Collegium Cantorium (it'eylt‘létt‘s Kirk. (ireyl'riars Place. 335 I900. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Lars Angerdal conducts the S“ edish chamber choir in \xorks hy composers inspired by the North Sea.

I St John’s United Methodist Church Choir St Peter's (‘lun-eli. l.utton Place. («)7 9838. 7.30pm. liree. :\ Varied classical and contemporary American repertoire from this mixed \oice l'S cltoit‘.


Mr McFall’s Chamber the second album launch in as main weeks from this dynaiiiii: ensemble ‘.'."l‘.() regulail. pour classical. tax.” and l( titlx into then mix. Highlights ll()lll the new (ll) played tonight lll(7llltl(: specially written compositions by James MacMilIan and l ddie McGuire. Queen's / /a//. lt/i/ibi/rg/i, 8a! Hi JU/l.

RSNO ScottishPower Proms liroin Carl ()rtt's ep:<; ()arnnna Burana through l lgai's dramatic (Jo/lo Concerto to the candlelit simplicity of Pachelbel‘s Canon and excitement of John Williains' Star Wars. once again the HSNO serve up a platter of seasoned Classrcs. Usher l-lall. l dinburgh. Thu Sat 0 .Jun; Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Tue if) Sat (30 \Jun. Artists For Artlink the Edinburgh ()uartet head a diverse night of music and verse. Willi all participantsbestowing their talents free of charge in aid of Artlink's Escort Service. Stock/Midge )(ll'IfJ/l Church. Edinburgh. Sat 5) Jun. Opera On A Shoestring - An Evening In Paris Low budgets meet high standards as this popular company continue to bring opera to the masses. lltlS time. the "ve cherry picked Parisienne tales of love and l< ss for your delectation. Colt/er Theatre. G/asgow, Sun 77 8 fire 79 Jun.


I St John’s United Methodist Church Choir St (tiles‘ ('ailietlral. Royal Mile. 335 94-13. 3pm. l'ree. See Sun 10.


I Christian Youth Concert Albert Halls. Dumharton Road. 0l78o 473544. 7.30pm. £3. l’astor Brian Michaels leads ‘()ne Holy Moment'. an exerting ot' \yorship through inusic and drama.


I The Complete Beethoven String Quartets Royal (‘oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 387 55l l. 7.30pm. £l0 (£8). See Sun l0.

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