excellence with a series of anniversary concerts. Tonight Bert Parry conducts and the Dunedin Players accompany on Baroque instruments as the heavenly strains of Bach's .Wut’llllli'tl! till the air. A free pre-concert talk will take place at 6.30pm (Glasgow only).

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra BBC Studio 1. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 338 8844. 7.30pm. Free. David Porcelijn conducts works by Atterberg and Berwald. with horn player Michael Thompson. Tickets by postal application only to BBC Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow.

I Kroumata RSAMD. l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). ()ne of the world’s leading percussion ensembles. this Swedish group tackle works by Steve Reich. Andre Chini. Toru Takemitsu and Sven-David Sandstrom. Part of the Sounds of Sweden festival. I The Gliondar Ensemble .‘V'lcrchants House. 7 West George Street. 334 ‘)757. 12.45pm. £4.50 (£1.50—£4). Formed in l‘)‘)8 by RSAMD students. this quintet on clarinet. oboe. flute. bassoon and horn perform works by Haydn and Samuel Barber.

I Katharine Durran Recital Studio. l'niversity of Strathclyde. 76 Southbrae Drive. ‘)50 3476. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue 23.


QScottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. filo—£20 (£2.50). John Storgards conducts the orchestra in a diverse pro- gramme. featuring Larsson‘s Pastoral Suite. Shostakovich's Piano Concerto .\'o l. Sibelius' l’e/leas and .llelisande arid the UK premier of Swedish composer Karin Rehnqvist's Arktix Ark/is.’. Part of the Sounds of Sweden Festival see pre- view.

I Lunchtime Organ Music St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 1.10pm. Free. Rupert and Rachel Gough on organ and violin respectively perform works by Leighton. Salter and Rheinberger.


QScottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6—£18 (£2.50). See Thu 25.

I Classical Gala Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12.50—£23.50. Conductor John Pryce Jones is joined by soprano Deborah Norman and tenor Jeffery Stewart for a selection ofclassical favourites including Bolero. Nessun Donna and the ll'i/liam Tell ()i'erture.

I Midday Concert RSAMD. l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £5 (£3). Guitarist Paul Gregory plays his own compositions. as well as works by Mauro Giuliani. Leo Brouwer and Eduardo Sainz De La Maza.

Edinburgh I Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Scandinavian Evening L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l l55. 7.30pm. £8.50-£22. As part of the Sounds ofSn'eden festival. Niklas \\'illett conducts the orchestra in Alfven‘s .1!idsomntari'aka (Swedish Rhapsody No I). Anders Nilsson's Mind The Gap. Nielsen’s .S'ynrphrniv .\'o 4 "lite Inevtiitguishahle' and. with guest soloist Peter Jablonski. Grieg’s Piano (‘oneerur Dunedin Consort - Magniticat Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £ll (£3—£7). See Thu 25. I The Glorious Company Christ Church. Morningside Road. (167 3633. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Scottish composer and pianist James Douglas premieres two new works. performed alongside existing works by both himself and Charpentier. Musical accompaniment comes in the forth of organist Michael Bonaventure. llautist George Gwilt. trumpeter Andrew Kinnear and soprano Katharine Douglas. I Mr McFall’s Chamber Heriot- Watt l'niversity L'nion. Riccarton. 451 5333. l2.30pm. Free. Heriot-Watt continue their series of lunchtime concerts. with a visit from this cross- genre ensemble who fuse classical. jazz. folk and rock. I Rachel and Rupert Gough Reid Concert Hall. lidinburgh t'niversity. Bristo Square. 668 201‘). 1.10pm. Free. The violin and organ dtio perform works by Bach. Leighton and Handel.


I Mozart By Candlelight Palace Theatre. ‘) Green Street. 01563 5235‘)(). 7.30pm. £8.50 (£7). Jtistin Pearson leads the Locrian linsemble. who perform a selection of Mozart’s best-loved compositions. dressed in full 18th century costume.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Scandinavian Evening Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50—£23. See Fri 26.

I Asa and Karin Dornbusch RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £5 (£3). The musical sisters (mezzo soprano and clarinet respectively) are

joined by pianist Julia Lynch for works

by Grieg. Sibelius. Ruders and Stenhamtnar. Part of the Sounds of Sweden festival.

I Renfield Recitals Renlield St Stephen's Church Centre. 260 Bath Street. 332 2826. lpm. Free. See Sat 20. I The Organist Entertains Art Gallery & Museum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 287 26‘)‘). 2.30—4pm. Free. Bob Leys gives a free afternoon performance on the museum organ.

Edinburgh I Emily Van Evera, Elizabeth Kenny and Lucy Carolan St


J. : E I Hakan Hardenberger plays as part of the Sounds Of Sweden

A Preview at RSAMD, Glasgow, Thu 18 Oct

Cecilia‘s Hall. Niddry Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. £10 (£5—£7). The soprano. guitar and harpsichord trio perform a selection of 17th century Italian works. primarily by female composers.

Sunday 28


I Alba String Quartet McLellan Galleries. 270 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 2.30pm & 3.30pm. £2 (£1). An afternoon of classical music to accompany the 140th Annual RG1 exhibition.

I The Three Irish Tenors Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £l4—£16. See Thu 18. I Lev Atlas Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. See Still 21.


I SCO Chamber Ensemble Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 2.30pm. £6—£20 (£2.50). A chamber concert of works by three of Scandinavia's fittest composers: Grieg’s Quartet No /. Sibelius' Sonatine and Nielsen’s (‘haeonma Plus a token Russian number; Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in (1' minor. Roland Pontincn is the guest pianist.

I St Giles’ at Six St Giles” Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. Ian Anderson condttcts the Paisley Philharmonic Choir in works by Tallis. Mozart. Haydn and Faure.

St Andrews

I Heisenberg Ensemble Younger Hall. North Street. ()1334 474610. 7.30pm. Gillian Craig conducts the ensemble in works by Beethoven. Shostakovich and Dvorak.

Monday 29


I Soundcastles St Francis Centre. 405 Cumberland Street. Gorbals. 445 4‘)4 1. 1.30pm. Free. A fusion of music and architecture. as the BT Scottish linsemble. architects Page and Park. composer Malcolm Lindsay and children from Blackfriars Primary School come together to create new work incorporating live music and recorded samples.


I Premier Trio Moscow Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. £‘)»-£l6 (£7.50 -£l4). Members of the Moscow State Philharmonia. the trio play a selection of work by Russian composers.

Tuesday 30


I Catriona McKay l-lutchesons‘ Hall. 158 Ingram Street. 552 83‘)|. 1.15pm. £2.50. A master of both the harp and the clarsach. McKay performs traditional works by seasoned composers. pltts a selection of self- penned contemporary music.


I The Orpheus Lute Duo St Cecilia’s Hall. Niddry Street. 668 201‘). 1.10pm. Free. A mixed bag of work from this duo. featuring compositions by Terzi. Piccinini. Dowland and Hagen.

Wednesday 31


I Symphony Orchestra Concert RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). The Academy Orchestra. conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk. play works by James MacMillan. Delius and lilgar.

I Hallowe’en Special Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street. 5530733. 8.30pm. A mixed

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra Swedish composer Karin Rehnqvist (pictured) and Scotland's own Sally Beamish have been swapping places for some time now. creating work for both the Swedish and Scottish Chamber Orchestras. The fruit of Rehnqvist's labour is finally ready. nicely timed for the Sounds of Sweden festival so prepare to feel the chill as her Arctic-inspired work. Arktis Arktis.’ receives its premiere. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 25 Oct; City Hal/s. Glasgow, Fri 26 Oct.

Malmo Symphony Orchestra The jewel in the crown of the Sounds of Sweden festival. one of Scandinavia‘s most famous orchestras comes to Scotland. Better yet, they're bringing trumpet guru Hakan Hardenberger with them. a man known throughout the world for his cheek-puffing excellence. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sat 20 Oct; Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Sun 27 Oct.

Dunedin Consort Ben Parry and Co celebrate their fifth birthday with a series of concerts. workshops and talks across the country. First up. the vocal ensemble get their gilt-edged tonsils round Bach's sublime Magnificat. St Mungo Church of Scot/and, G/asgow, Thu 25 Oct; Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh. Fri 26 Oct.

programme of musical entertainment. offering a Russian take on the Hallowe'en celebrations.


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £7-£16 (concessions available). L'nder the baton of Ion .Marin. the orchestra perform Mozart's Overture: The Magic Flute. Wagner's ll'esendonek Lieder with mezzo soprano Petra Lang. and Bruckner's .S‘vmphonv .\'o 4 'Roinantie '.

I Concerto Caledonia St Andrew's In The Square. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £9 (£4). The programming at this new music venue continues to flourish. as one of Scotland‘s leading early music ensembles keep the Auld Alliance alive with chamber music from Scotland and France.


I Cosi tan tutte Festival Theatre. 13—2‘) .\'icolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.15pm. £5.50—£50. See Sat 20.

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