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Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before
publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.
0 La Traviata Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £5.50—£50. Scottish Opera presents Verdi's classic opera about two lovers from different sides of the track. Claire Rutter stars as the beautiful courtesan Violetta. while Evan Bowers and llya Levinsky share the role of Alfredo. See review.
I HMS Pinafore Adattt Stnith Theatre. Bettnochy Road. 01592 412929. 7.30pm. £10.50 (£8.50). ()pera della Luna performs one of (iilbert 84 Sullivan's best loved works.
f I A Family Guide To House Monsters RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. Stanislav Marijanovic's children's book is adapted for the stage. performed by narrator Tint
Settle and the BT Scottish linsemblc.
; I Die Walkiire Theatre Royal. 282
Hope Street. 332 9000. 5pm. £6.05-£55. Scottish ()pera follow up last year's magnificent l)as Rht'ingo/rl. with their equally wonderful second
i instalment of Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle.
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I Sunday Afternoon Recital House For An Art Lover. Bellahouston Park. 10 I)umbreck Road. 353 4773. 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Music Room at the House is ttsed just as Mackintosh originally intended. with an afternoon concert of classical works on the harp.
I Feargus Hetherington and Nancy Crook Carnegie Hall. liast Port. ()1383 314000. 7.30pm. A progratumc of works by Mozart. Bach and Strauss performed by lieargus Hetherittgton on violin and Nancy Crook on piano.
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0 La Traviata Festival Theatre. 13— 2‘) Nieolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.15pm. £5.50 £50. See Thu 20.
0 Cristiano Burato Queen‘s- Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. £10—£12 (£8~£10). The multi-award winning ltalian pianist performs Beethoven's 3.? Variations in C minor and Chopin's Sonata No 3 plus works by Mendelssohn. Bach and Lis/t. Part of the Master Recitals series.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra St Mary"s Parish Church. The Sidegate. 01620 823378. 8pm. £10 (concessions available). Cellist Pattl Watkins joins conductor 'l'uomas ()11ila and the orchestra for 'l‘chaikovsky"s Variations on a memo I/H’HH'. l)ukas' The SUIYT‘IY’I'A Apprentice and Sibelltls' Symphony No 2 make tip the programme
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OCristiano Burato Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12 (£10). See Wed 26.
0 La Traviata Festival Theatre. 13—2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.15pm. £5.50—£50. See Thu 20.
0 Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50—£23. A suitably Russian programme from the country's oldest (and one of the world‘s largest) orchestras. featuring Rimsky Korsakov's Russian [faster ()t't'l'llll't’. Rachtnaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2 and 'l'chaikovsky's .S'ymphony No 4. Mark lirmler conducts and Derek Han is the piano soloist. Part of the RCH‘s International Series.
I Horse Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12. Stirring vocals from this acclaimed Scottish singer accompanied by a full band and quartet. I Midday Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £5 (£3). Works by (ialttppi. l't‘tttlceseltittl attd Bach performed by the RSAMI)’s String linsemble. with soprano. trumpet and harpsichord soloists. Sir Philip Ledger conducts.
0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra l'slter Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £8.50 £22. The opening concert of the RS.\'()'s winter season continues llteit' Sliostakovielt series. which tonight features the Rtlssian's Symphony No /(). 'l'cltaikovskyk 'I‘lrr' 'lt'rnpt'si and .llost‘ott' (‘anrara make tip the programme. with Alexander La/arcv at the baton and baritone Vladimir Redkin and mezzo- soprano Nina 'l'erentieva tlte guest soloists.
I The Glorious Company (‘hrist Church. Morningside Road. 667 3633. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). An evening of new classical music frotn pianist James Douglas. accompanied by little. organ and cello. with soprano and narrator. Featured works include the world premiere of Douglas’ Double Pry/rule No 3’ ‘('ranr’s Dancing" for fltttc and piano.
I British Heart Foundation Celebrity Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm.
£10 Children £5 (£8; fatnin tickets £25). Ilig/i Road's Shonagh Price and Alan McHugh join lidinburgh's Conservatory Players fora performance of l’rokolicv's I’r'lt'r 11ml 'I'lrt' llirll. part of a mixed programme of popular numbers celebrating 40 years of the British Heart l-tnmdation.
0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 £23. Sec Fri 28.
La Traviata l-‘estival Theatre. 13 2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.15pm. £5.50 £50. See Thu 20. I Lakewood Presbyterian Chancel Choir St (liles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 12.15pm. Free. A performance from the Lakewood Presbyterian Chancel Choir.
I Scottish Opera Go Round Linlithgow Academy. Braeliead Road. 01506 842‘)23. 7.30pm. Scottish ()pera hit the road with this fully staged performance of Puccini's [a Bohr/nu.
I Glasgow Festival Strings St Andrew's In The Square. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 2.30pm. £3—£5. lain Anderson comperes an afternoon of classical and folk music. with Mairi Campbell accompanying the (ilasgow Festival Strings.
I The Edinburgh Palm Court Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 2.30pm. £4.50—£8. David Lyle directs from the piano. as soprano Elizabeth McKeon and the orchestra serve tip an afternoon of light classics. as heard iii the seaside spas of old.
I Bond Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £13.50—£17.50. The sassy young string quartet take a battering rain to classical convention. pouring everything from salsa to trance into their arrangements of traditional compositions.
I Scottish Opera Go Round Byre Theatre. Abbey Street. ()1334 475000. 7.30pm. See Sat 2‘).
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra BBC Studio 1. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 338 8844. lpnt. l-‘ree. Jer/y Maksytttiuk is at the baton for John Maxwell (ieddes' loyagt'r. in a programme which also features liranck's Symphony in 1) minor attd. with inc/lo soprano Louise Winter. lilgar‘s Sea Pit-Ian's. Tickets by application only from BBC Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret l)rive. (ilasgow (send SAli).
0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra ('aird Hall. City Square. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £12 £15. Alexander Lazarev condttcts the RSNO in works by Sibelius. (ila/unov and Shostakovich.
0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 £23. Alexander Lazarev con- ducts violinist Maxim l‘edotov arid the RSNO in a performance of (ilazunov‘s Violin Concerto. (ilaltittov and Shostakovich complete the all-Russian bill.
0 Scottish Chamber Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £6 £20 (£2.50). Joseph Swensen is at the baton for the opening concert of the S(‘()‘s winter season. Joined by pianist Jon Kimura Parker. they perform Brahms‘ Piano Concerto as well as his Symphony No 4.
I Scottish Opera Go Round Town Hall. Marsltill. 0125‘) 213131. 7.30pm. See Sat 2‘).
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 1)unblane Cathedral. 01786 461081. 8pm. £17.50 (concessions available). Mel/o soprano Louise Winter joins conductor Jerry Maksymiuk attd the orcltestra for lilgar's Sea I’it'lrrrt's. Vaughan Williams' I'irnrasia on a Illt’lill' by Thomas ‘Iallis and l’ranck's .S'yrnphony in D minor complete the programme.
Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra As if the presence of Russia’s oldest orchestra weren't enough, the SOD-strong Bolshoi have also employed the talents of US piano soloist Derek Han (pictured). a man who. having made his orchestral debut aged just ten. has gone on to become a prolific recording artist. Roya/ Concert Hall G/asgow, Fri 28 Sep.
La Traviata Scottish Opera are in fine fettle at the moment. following their Festival triumph with Die WalkUre. Which is more than can be said for Violetta. Verdi‘s tragically consumptive heroine. played here by the wonderful Claire Rutter. See review. Theatre Royai, G/asgow Thu 20 Sep; Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 25, 27 & 29 Sep.
Cristiano Burato This 32-year- old Italian pianist has wowed audiences and critics the world over, as well as garnering more prestigious awards than should be legally allowed. Prepare to be dazzled. Queen’s Hail, Edinburgh, Wed 26 Sep; Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Thu 27 Sep.
Royal Scottish National Orchestra It’s been a cruel summer. but the winter season is finally underway. as the very wonderful RSNO continue their Shostakovich series with the help of former Bolshoi Theatre mezzo- soprano Nina Terentieva and Bolshoi Opera baritone Vladimir Redkin. Usher Hail, Edinburgh, Fri 28 Sep; Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 28 Sep.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra It's not often we get to enjoy the SCO in the Usher Hall. and this opening concert of the winter season should be pretty special. with guest pianist Jon Kimura Parker joining them for Brahms' Piano Concerto. Usher Hail, Edinburgh, Thu 4 Oct.