Music Classical & opera listings

Glasgow Thursday 8 continued

I Scottish Flute Trio Tron Theatre. ()3 'I't'ongate. 552 42(i7. 8pm. £7 (£5). This unique trio. accompanied by guitarist Alan .\'eaye and poet Pattline Prior Pitt. present 'Iim'un/s 'Ilte Sea. a programme of pieces inspired by the sea and island landscapes. i‘eatured works include iidward .\1c(iuire‘s llexlet‘n Lie/it attd Kenneth Dempster's St Kilt/(1's I’ttt‘liuttu'ttl.

I Kate Chisholm and Philippa Tunnell Merchants House. 7 West (ieorge Street. 334 9757. 12.45pm. £4.50 (£1.50 £4). Platitist ('hisholtn and ltat'pist Tunnell perform works by Haydn. (ilttck. Mozart. Bach and iidward .\ic(ittire.

I Gusztav Fenyo Recital Studio. l'niyersity of Strathclyde. 7o Southbrae Dt'iye. 950 3476. 1.15pm. Free. See Tue (i. I Bridge String Quartet (‘oncert Hall. l'niyersity of(i1asgow. l‘niyersity Avenue. 330 4092. 1.10pm. lirce. The quartet are accompanied by clarinettist Dayid (‘ampbell for works by Pin/i and Frank Bridge.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. ('Iet'k Street. (168 2019. 7.45pm. £6 £20 (£2.50).:\ndrew 1.itton is at the baton for fottr works by Shostakm'ich. iticlttditig his Bullet Suite .\'ul. String Quartet No 3 and. with Litton taking a seat at the piano. his I’iunu ('(tttt't’t‘ltt .Vtt .2. .-\ free pt‘e-concct‘t talk will take place at (v.45pm.


I The Merry Widow Adam Smith

Theatre. Bennochy Road. 01592 412929. 7.30pm. £10 (£5 £7). See Tue (3.

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('ity Hall. ('andleriggs. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £0 £ 13 (£2.50). See Wed 7. .'\ free pre- concert taik w ill take place at (i.30pm.

I Alberni String Quartet RSI-nil). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptti. £5 (£3). The quartet are joined by pianist Sit' l’ltilip Ledger for l)\ot‘;tl\\ It”) Hit/[H's and I’iunu Quintet in .-\ nut/or.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra l’slier Hall. l.olltian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £8.50 £22. See Thu 8. I Ursula Leveaux tier-iot-watt l'niyersity l'nion. Riccarton. 451 5333. 12.30pm. 1‘ree. The lunchtime concert series continues with a bassoon recital from l.c\eau\.

I Rhonda Bachmann and Peter Gellhorn ltistitttt lirancais d'Iicosse. 13 Randolph ('rescent. 225 5366. ().3()pin. l'S-born. but Paris based. soprano Bachmann is accompanied by pianist (iellhorn fot' works by Berliol.

I RSNO Friends Lunchtime Concert St (‘uthbert's ('hurch. l.otltian Road. 229 1142. 12.15pm. £4 on door. The lidinburgh friends of the RS.\‘() welcome orchestra members John ('ushing. (’laire Johnston atid Alan (ietities on clarinet. oboe anti bassoon respectiycly.


I The Merry Widow Adam Smith Theatre. Bennoclty Road. 01592 412929. 7.30pm. £10 (£5 £7 ). See Tue (i.

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0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra ('in Hall. ('andleriggs. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £7 £1!» (concessions ayailable). Pianist Ashley \Vass joins the orchestra for Beethmen's l’iunn (‘uneertu .\'u /. wltile soprano 1.y nne


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Dawson is guest soloist for Mahler’s Symphony No 4. Britten’s wonderful Sin/imiu (lt' Requiem completes the bill. I Renfield Recitals Retttield St Stephen's (‘hut‘ch ('entre. 200 Bath Street. 332 2826. lptti. 1’ree. See Sat 3.


I Edinburgh Light Orchestra Queen's Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 £7.50. (‘onductot' James Beyer atid the orchestra present ‘:\n

e\ ening ofyottr fayourite titelodies‘ featttring stage attd screen times such as (iersliw in's :i/t :llttt’l'fi‘tllt In Paris. John \Villianis' Se/titu/ler's List and a medley of Rodgers and Hammerstein classics.


I The Merry Widow Adam Smith Titealt‘e. Bennoclty Road. 01592 412929. 7.30pm. £10 (£5 £7). See Tue (i.


I The Bearsden Choir (ilttsgow ('athedral. ('tlsllc Street. 5.52 50.57. 7.30pm. £10 £15. A Remembrance Day concert frotn the choir. featuring 1"aure's Requiem. pltis works by lilgat'. .\lo/at't. Schubert and Vaughan Williams.

I From Russia With Lev ('afe (‘ossachok. Russian (‘ultural Centre. 10 King Street. 5530733. 8.30pm. Russian. Armenian and gypsy folk melodies from Violinist l.e\ :\llits.


I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen's 11al|.(‘|crk Street. 068 2019. 7.45pm. £8 (£1 £(i.50). (‘onductor Ben Parry takes a night off from his usual duties with the Dunedin ('onsort and S(’() (bolus. and steps up before guest \ iolitiist Kathryn (ireeley atid the orchestra. ()n the bill are Mendelssohn's \itt/tn ('uneet'ttt. Rio/art‘s Sytttp/tony .\'o 2‘). Stt'ayinsky 's I’uleinellu Suite and Judith Weir's lsti .1Iimnt Ste/lit.

I Children’s Classic Concert - Top Scores t'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 3pm. £9.50 (£5). See Sat 3.

I Colinton and Merchiston Choir Merchiston ('astle School. 294 (’olinton Road. 0772 083i 383. 7.30pm. Free (retiring collection). The choir perform liaure's Requiem amongst other works.

I St Giles’ At Six St (tiles‘ ('athedral. Roy at] Mile. 225 9442. opm. Free. The ('onsot't of Voices perform l)ttrufle's Requiem.


I Terhi Jaaskelainen (’at'negic Hall. iiast Port. 01383 314000. 7.30an A piano recital from this talented iiiitnish musician.


0 Diamanda Galas - Defixiones: Will And Testament ('(';\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £15 (£12.50). ((‘('.-\ 5.) Greek- .-\merican \ocalist aitd perforttiance artist (ialas has an opet‘atically trained \oicc described as a cross betw cell The litttt't‘is! atid Maria ('allas. [tor the ('(‘.-\. she performs a composition for Voice atid piano. See feature.

I Haverhill Sinfonia Soloist Competition tlutchesons‘ Hall. 158 Ingram Street. 552 8391. 1.15pm. £2.50. .\ recital from the yet-to-lie-announced winner of the twelfth annual Hayerhill competition.


I Peter Lawson, Lesley-Jane Rogers and John Turner Reid ('oncert Hall. Edinburgh l‘niyersity‘. Bristo Square. 068 2019. 1.10pm. Free. The piano. soprano and recorder trio perfortti works by Rubbra. l.e iianu atid l.umsdaine.

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I The London Mozart Players Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sattchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 £23. Hautist James (ialway joins Britain's longest established chamberorchestra for the first concert of their littropean tour. As befits their name. the orchestra will be performing two works by Mozart; his I'illlll’ (‘uneertu .\'t) 2 and Symphony .\'n 4!). bttt will also giye renditions of Schubert’s Syrup/tony" .\‘tt 5 and (‘imarosa's ('ttneerttttor tii'oflutes and orchestra.

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (‘ity ilall. (‘atidlet-iggs. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £7 £10 (concessions ayailable ). Sibelius' Symphonies .Vrts‘ 3 and 7 fratne iiinojtthani Rautayaara’s tin/in (‘uneerttn performed by guest soloist Jaakko Kuusisto. ()smo \'anska is at the baton.

I Academy String Orchestra RS:\.\11). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Martin Hughes conducts the student orchestra in Nielsen's Suite

for Strings. Hallgrimsson's ()m/n'u (with

\‘iola soloist \Vottter Reubenheimer) and Schubert/Maliler's Deal/I (tm/ I/H’ .l/itttlt’lt.


I City of Edinburgh Music School Queen‘s Hall. ('lerk Street. 608 2019. 12.45pm. £5. The .\1ttsic School can count such musical successes as Martyn Bennett and Tommy Smith among their alumni catch their current crop of students performing a tnixed bag of traditional numbers.


I Peter Griggs (‘at'negie Hall. liast Port. 01383 314000. 8pm. 1’ree. New York guitarist Peter (iriggs combines elements ofjau. classical atid Bra/.ilian music itito his set.


I John Tilbury (‘(‘.-\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£0). (('(':\ 5.) .-\ leading exponent of experimental music. pianist Tilbury performs works by American composer .\iorton 1-‘eldman who was artistically associated with John ('age. Influenced by the work of artist Jackson Pollock. l‘eldman's Ii'itttlt't' .llemnries (perlormed on Thu 15) draws on mttsical memories. while his l'itl' littenittt .llureus (Sat 17 .\'o\') uses repetition as a key component. I Concerto Caledonia St Andrew‘s In The Square. Off Salttnarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 (i020. 8pm. £9 (£4). The early music ensemble are joined by soprano .\ihairi son for a night entitled ('ei/itI/t Baroque. featuring the music and song of (ieorg .\luffat. l.ot'en/o Boccbi attd Pietro l'rbani. .-\

w cc bit of dancing may also be on the agenda.

I The Gliondar Ensemble (‘oncert Hall. l'niyet‘sity of(i1asgow. l'niyersity .v\\'enue. 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. 1-‘ot'med ill 1998 by RS.-\.\il) graduates. this quintet on clarinet. oboe. flute. bassoon atid horn perform works by 1.igeti. Poulenc and the Scottish premiere of a new piece by 1)a\’id lienessy.

I Kesha Tron Theatre. ()3 'l‘rongate. 552 4207. 8pm. £8 (£0). .'\ gypsy-ja/l fusion from \‘iolinists 1.ey .-\tlas and ()leg Ponomare\ and guitarist Nigel ('lark.


I Mozart Festival Orchestra L'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. £13.50 £22. See iiri 2.

I Peter Grlggs National Portrait (iallery. 1 Queen Street. 624 (i200. 12.45pm. Free. See Wed 14.

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I Academy String Orchestra

Younger Hall. .\'orth Street. 01334 474610. 7.30pm. See Wed 14.