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


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £7—£16 (concessions available). Under the baton of Ion Marin. the orchestra perform Mozart's Overture: The Magic Flute. Wagner's Masenrlonck Lieder with mezzo soprano Petra Lang. and Bruckner's Symphony No 4 ‘Romantir‘ '.

I Concerto Caledonia St Andrew‘s In The Square. Off Saltmarket. 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 The Orpheus Lute Duo Concert Hall. University of(ilasgow. L'niversity Avenue. 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. A mixed bag of work from this Baroque and Renaissance duo.


I Cosi fan tutte Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £5.50—£50. Scottish Opera's stylish production of Mozart‘s popular opera. in which two men test the fidelity of their lovers. with unexpected results.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6—£18 (£2.50). Arnold ()stman conducts the SC(). S(‘() Chorus and guest soloists in Beethoven‘s Mass in C as well as his ()verture. Prometheus. Haydn's Symphony No 99 completes the bill.

I Herbert Henck (‘(‘.»\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). (CCA 5.) As part of the (‘CA‘s opening programme of piano solos. German pianist Herbert Henck performs Hans ()tte's Das Built iler Klange (The Book UfSoumls; on Fri and Music of Changes by American composer John Cage on Sat.

I Florestan Trio RSAMI). l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £5 (£3). The trio. on violin. cello and piano, perform piano trios by both Faur and Beethoven for BBC Radio 3.


0Royal Scottish National Orchestra L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm.£8.50—£22.Ce11ist Truls Mork joins the orchestra for Dvorak‘s Cello Concerto. in a programme which also features Smetana‘s Overture: The Bartererl Bride and Beethoven‘s ever— popular Symphony No 6 ‘Pastoral '.

I l-leriot-Watt Wind Ensemble Heriot-Watt University Union. Riccarton. 451 5333. 12.30pm. Free. The lunchtime concert series continues with a performance from the university's own wind ensemble.

I The Kevock Choir Kirk ()‘Field Parish Church. Brown Street. Pleasance. 7.30pm. 70p (35p). Graham l.ovett conducts the choir with accompaniment from Anne Scott.


I Mozart Festival Orchestra Caird Hall. City Square. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £16»-£18. Lit by atmospheric candlelight. Ian Watson and the orchestra perform Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Pachelbel‘s Canon. Bach‘s Air on a (1' String and works by Handel and Purcell.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50-£23. See Fri 2.

I Herbert Nenck (‘CA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Fri 2.

I Children’s Classic Concert - Top Scores Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 3pm. £9.50 (£5); family ticket £26. Percussionist Alasdair Malloy leads another easily digestible concert for 4—14-year-olds. this time inspired by sport.

I Mo’s Company Gallery Of Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 I996. 3—4pm. Free. Violinist Hector Scott and clarinettist Shinobu Miki continue their series of informal afternoon concerts. filling GOMA with the sounds of contemporary Scottish composers - all of whom will be present to speak about their work.

I Saints And Souls . . . And Sinners St Aloysius' Church. 25 Rose Street. Garnethill. 332 3039. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Tickets on the door. Glasgow Chamber Choir with members of the Glasgow Sinfonietta perform works by John Sheppard including Media rim and John Rutter‘s Folk Song cycle.

I Renfield Recitals Renfield St Stephen's Church Centre. 260 Bath Street. 332 2826. lpm. Free. Free Sat lunchtime concerts by various artists.


I Scottish Opera’s Cosi fan tutte Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £5.50—£50. See Thu 1. QThe Sapporo Symphony Orchestra l'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 ll55. 7.30pm. £9—£2l (£7»»£l9). As the Japan 2001 festival continues. the 40- year-old orchestra head for Scotland. fronted by their highly respected conduc- tor. Tadaaki ()taka. ()n the bill are Sibelius' l-inlanrlia and Violin Concerto in 1) minor and Mahler’s Symphony No 4; New Yorker Kyoko 'l‘akezawa is the guest violin soloist.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6--£20 (£2.50). See Fri 2.


I RSNO Chorus Chamber Group McLellan Galleries. 270 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 2.30pm 8; 3.45pm. £2 (£1 ). Art afternoon of classical music to accompany the 140th Annual RG1 exhibition.

I The Amazing Tomasini Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £5 (£3). A high camp mix of comedy and music frotn Totnasini. in this mad operatic extravaganza. Part of Glasgay?

I Georgie Gajjic Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. A programme of

Russian classics performed on the accordion.


I Edinburgh Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £9 (£6). ()ne of Scotland's finest musical ensembles. the Edinburgh Quartet follow up their acclaimed Haydn/Bartok series last year with a selection of Mozart's quartets. Tonight‘s concert features his Quartet in 1) minor. set alongside quartets by Mackenzie and Ravel.

I St Giles’ At Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 6pm. Free. An organ recital from Robert Costin featuring works by Bossi. Mendelssohn and others.


I Igor Oistrakh and Natalia Zertsalova Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £10—£12 (£8—£10). Violinist Oistrakh and pianist Zertsalova perform works by Brahms. Mozart. Paganini. Tchaikovsky and Rimsky- Korsakov. as part of the Master Recital series.

Tuesday 6


I lgor Oistrakh and Natalia Zertsalova Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12 (£10). See Mon 5.

I Gusztav Fenyo Hutchesons‘ Hall. 158 Ingram Street. 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. The virtuoso pianist performs works by Haydn. Webern. Mozart and Berg.

I Natural Trumpet Recital RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A collaborative concert from the Academy‘s Natural Trumpet Ensemble. Sackbut 8.; Cornet linsemble and Academy Voices. performing arias by Handel and Purcell.


I The Kabuki Story Howden Park Centre. Howden. 01506 433634. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3). ()ne of Japath most recognised Kabuki actors. pupils from St Margaret's Academy. and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra join forces to present a charming Japanese tale.


I The Merry Widow Adatn Smith Theatre. Bennochy Road. 0l592 412929. 7.30pm. £10 (£5-«£7). Fife ()pera present Franz l.ehars operetta about a young woman who marries a millionaire and becomes a widow all in the space of a week.

Wednesday 7

Glasgow I Alberni String Quartet RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm.

Scottish Flute Trio play the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Thu 8 Nov

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a Royal Scottish National Orchestra Ranked amongst the top five cellists in the world. Norwegian Truls Mork (pictured) joins Our national orchestra for a rendition of Dvorak's Cello Concerto. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Fri 2 Nov; Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 3 Nov.

it Sapporo Symphony Orchestra The rich and varied cultural programme brought to Our shores by the Japan 2001 festival draws to a close with a visit from one of the country's leading orchestras. New York violinist Kyoko Takezawa and Welsh soprano Bebecca Evans complete the international line-up. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 3 Nov.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra In 1997. Ashley Wass became the first Brit to win the World Piano Competition. Since

then he‘s been performing and recording with the best of them. including the BBC 880 with whom he'll be performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 7. City Hall, Glasgow, Sat 70 Nov.

32% Diamanda Galas Her fabulous name says it all this is a woman who has to be heard to be believed. See feature. CCA, Glasgow, Tue 7 3 Nov.

£7 (£4). The quartet are joined by pianist Sir Philip Ledger and assorted string soloists for lilgar's Piano Quintet in A minor and Mendelssohn's ()(‘tet in liflat major.


I The Kreutzer Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £9 (£4). The acclaimed contemporary string quartet are joined by pianist Aaron Short for works by Haliidi Hallgrimsson. David Matthews and Hans Werner Henze.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Caird Hall. City Square. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £12—£l5. Arvo Part‘s emotional l-‘ratres starts proceedings. followed by Rachmaninov‘s infamous Rhapsoin on a Theme of Paganini (with piano soloist Nikolai Lugansky) and Sibelius‘s Symphony .\'o l. Eri Klas conducts.


I The Merry Widow Adam Stnith Theatre. Bennochy Road. 01592 412929. 7.30pm. £10 (£5 £7). See Tue 6.

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I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 {£23. See Wed 7.

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