Music classical & opera listings

Fri 16, Glasgow continued

I Excelsior Musicians llcriot-“all l'niyersity l'nion. Riccarton. 451 5333. 12.30pm. 1‘ree. The university continue their lunchtime concert series.

I Douglas Hollick Reid (‘onccri Hall. Iidinburgh l'niyersity. Bristo Square. 668 2019. 1.10pm. 1‘rcc. ()rganist llollick performs a selection ()1 works by Buxtehude.

I Fettes College Autumn Concert (ireylriars Kirk. (ircylriars Place. 332 2281. 7.30pm. The student musicians perform works by \‘iyaldi. Schumann and Rutter.

I La Voce del 900 in Italia St (‘ccilia's liali. .\'iddr_\' Street. 668 2019. 8pm. liyening concert presented by 1)uo Alterno as part ()1 the l’rimo l.e\‘i Conference.


I Mozart By Candlelight lialkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 7.30pm. £8 £10. Justin Pearson leads the Locrian linsemble in a selection oi‘ Mozart’s best-loyed compositions. dressed in lull 18th century costume.


I Rostov Balalaika Roilies lléllls. Rothes Square. 01592 61 l 101. 8pm. £8 (£6 £7). Hailing from (ilasgou ‘s [\sin city of Rostoy-on-I)on. this Rtissian ensemble play an entertaining mix of" traditional Russian l'olk and classical intisic.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal (’onceri Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 £23. See in 16. I John Tilbury (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Thu 15.

I Renfield Recitals Renl‘ield St Stephen's (‘hurch (‘cntre. 260 Bath Street. 332 2826. 1pm. Free. l-‘rcc Saturday lunchtime concerts by \arious ai'lisls.

I Viennese Ensemble Adelaidcs. 209 Bath Street. 429 7975. 7pm. £6 (£3). A concert in aid ol~ (iizisgtm Friends Against Homelessness.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall. (‘lct'k Sli'L‘L‘I. 668 2111‘). 7.45pm. £6 £20 (£2.50). See l‘ri 16.

I The Scottish Chamber Choir St (iiles' ('athcdral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 8pm. £6 (£4 ). The choir perl'orm an evening ()1'211111 century British music. featuring Leighton‘s Si'qiu'ni'i' for All Saints. Vaughan Williams” l‘ii'r' .llyslii‘u/ Songs. \Valltin's 'Ilu' 'Iii‘r'li'l’ and Judith Weir's .'l\(‘(’ll(llll£’ inlu /l(’(ll'(’ll.


I Livingston Brass Band Gala Concert llou den l’ark ('cntrc. llouden. 01506433634. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). l.i\c perl'ormancc by the local brass band.

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I RSAMD Wind Quintet l’tiiltik llousc. l’ollok ('ountry Park. 2060 l’ollokshayss Road. 616 6410. 2pm. £4 (£3). The quintet. other“ ise know it as Inner Sound. perl'orm \sorks by Reicha. Barber. lbert and Rayel.

I Sunday Promenade Organ Concerts Art (iallcry & .\ltiscuin. Kclyingroyc. Arger Street. 287 2699. 2.30 3pm it 3.30 4pm. l'rcc. An hour ol' l'rce organ music in the museum \\ ilh Donald MacKcn/ie.

I The Viennese Ensemble l’i‘inccs Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 0324.

2 4pm. l'i‘cc. l.ig|ii classical music with an east liuropcan llayour li‘oni this (ilasgtm -bascd ensemble.

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I Kesha ('al‘e ('ossachok. Russian ('ultural ('entre. 10 King Street. 553 (1733. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). See Thu 15.


I SCO Chamber Ensemble Queen's llall. (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £7 £13 (£2.50). One ()1 the l'K’s most respected pianists. Paul Lewis joins the S('() String Quartet for Mozart‘s l’iunu Sunrnu and Piano Quarter. 'l'vto string \yorks by Haydn complete the hill.

0 Sinfonia - An Elgar Festival (ireyl'riars Kirk. (ireylriars Place. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). (‘onductor .\'eil Mantle is at the baton for six \sorks by lilgar: ()i’r'l‘llln' ‘(in'kuiwit’k (Tl/U ('unu'rlu in If minor (with soloist Philip lligham ). InIrm/ui'nnn (UNI Allegro. Pump and ('I'n‘umslunt‘r' Marc/I Nu .t’. Dream ('liilt/n'n and (‘mu‘n nilndiu Sui/v.

I St Giles’ at Six S1(iiiL‘sT‘dlliCdi‘dl. Royal Mile. 225 9-1-12. 6pm. Free. Napier (’hambcr (‘hoir perl‘orm l’aure's Requiem.

Tuesday 20


0 Vanessa Mae Royal ('oncert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £19.50 £2l.5(). Violin star .\lae contin- ues to l'ttsc traditional and contemporary st} Ies to create her my it unique sound. I Rush Hour Concert RSAMI). 1111) RL‘lili'C\\ Strch. 552 5(157. 5.31mi“. l‘ree. The Academy ()rchestra play Jaiiacck‘s Sin/imicllu.


I The Edinburgh Quartet Reid (‘onccrt llall. Iidinburgh i'niyersit}. Bristo Square. 668 2019. 1.10pm. l-‘ree. 'l’he esteemed quartet perl'orm works by llaydn and Bartok.

Wednesday 21 .


I La Traviata 'l‘hcati'c Royal. 282 Hope Strch. 332 9000. 7.15pm.

£5.50 £50. Scottiin ()pct'a present Verdi's classic opera about tyso i()\Cl's l‘rom dil‘l‘ercnt sides ol the track. u ith the stunning ('laire Rutter iii the role ()1 beautil'ul courtesan Violetta.

I Marc Couroux (‘(‘.r\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). (('(’A 5). ('1). lighting and digital \ ideo combine in ('anadian comptiser/pcrlt)rmer (‘ouroux's pcrl'ormancc ol l.u l’onrsuni' (In (.(H'Hl‘H’I'l’ QIIr'lN't‘uix. :1 90-minute \Vtit'k 1701‘ solo piano.


I ROSL Prizewinners Concert Royal ()\ cr-Scas House. Landings (iallcry. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. 6.30pm. £7.50 (£5). The all—l'cinalc Bones Apart 'l'rombone Quartet. \\ inncrs ol' the Rio 'l‘into linsemble l’ri/e and Miller Trophy in the R()SI. annual music competition. perl'orm a programme ol~ \sorks including ()i'i'rlnn' to The Mug/i“ I’luli' and Stars & Stripes l'in‘i'i'r'r.


I Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Royal (‘onct-rt Hall. 2 Sattchicliall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 £23. Rttssian condttctor Yuri ’l'cmirkanoy joins the 1S orchestra 101' three “(Hits by Brahms: Arm/emit“ I'i'slii'u/ ()l'l’l'llll'(‘. lin/in (‘unr‘r'rln (\s ith soloist l’amcla Frank) and Symphony .\'u

0 Black Over Red 'l‘ranmay. 25 Albert l)ri\e. 287 3900. 8pm. £8 (£4). (‘ryptic present a multi-arl l'orm choral uork in toniunction \\ ith the auard-u iii- ning\‘ian Radio (’hoir. Set to an elec— tronic soundscapc and urea] score by composer Anthea lladdoyy. and incorpo- rating moyemenl by dancer Michelle





Marking the launch of the Royal College of Music's Benjamin Britten International Opera School. the opera stars of tomorrow bring Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Edinburgh. The production also commemorates the 25m anniversary of the death of Britten and is dOuny-fitting as Britten himself was a student at the Royal College of Music. Supporting the cast in their fresh interpretation of Britten's tl‘iUSIC and Shakespeare's comedy. will be the BT Scottish Ensemble and children from St Mary's lvlus(c School. Taking the role of Hippolyta lS Julianne Young. Born in Edinburgh. she moved to Sooth Africa when very young and the trip from London will be her first visit to Edinburgh Since her birth. (Carol Main)

I A Midsummer Night's Dream plays at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. Wed 28

and Thu 29 Nov.

Man and sculptures by Latvian artist (ilebs l’antelejeys. the performance is based on the epic Russian poetn Requiem by Anna .-ii‘knnlm'u.

I Marc Couroux (‘(‘.-\. 350 Satichiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Wed 21.

I Anne Lorne Gilles Merchants House. 7 \Vcsl (icor'gc Street. .334 9757. 12.45pm. £4.50 (£1.50 £4). The renoyyned soprano takes on the persona ()1 Lady .\'airne iot‘ this recital entitled ()r/(l Times a! [Lt/I'II/Hll'gll.

I Brian Molloy and Scott Mitchell ('oncert llall. l’niyersit)‘ ol‘ (ilasgoyy. l'niyersity Ayenue. 330 4092. 1.10pm. Free. The duo. on saXophone and piano respectively. perl'orm works by Paul ('reston and Robert Muc/ynski.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen's llall. (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6 £20 (£2.50). S(‘() leader Alexander Janie/ck directs Bach‘s (‘uni‘i'rlii/rn' r/m'i' i'inlins. joined by Ruth (‘rouch and (‘harles Mutter. Works by Mount and ('.l’.li. Bach complete the bill.


I Band Of H.M. Royal Marines Scotland ('arnegie Hall. liast l’ort. 01383314000. 7.30pm. £6 (£5); season ticket £25 (£20). Popular concert season l'caturing music from the classics. shoyys, filth and big band era.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra (‘ity Hall. ('andleriggs. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6 £18 (£2.50). See Thu 22. C- Black Over Red 'I'ramyyay. 25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. 8pm. £8 (£4). See Thu 22.

I Midday Concert RSAMI). I()() Renl'reyy Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £5 (£3). A programme based on the ('anarios dance subtitled ‘l’assionate Airs and liiery Dances‘.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra l'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £8.50 £22. Mussorgsky’s Songs and Dances of “(WI/I is performed by bass Mikhail Syetloy and the male contingent of the RS.\'() Chorus. in a programme which also features Shostakoyich‘s Syrup/truly .\'u 13 “Bu/ii in)". Alexander Lazarey conducts.

I The Glorious Company: Autumn Serenade (‘hrisi ('hurch. Morningside Road. 667 3633. .30pm. £6 (£4). Scottish composer and pianist James Douglas premieres his latest work. Double I’n'lurli' Nu 5 (RUIIIIM'II) as well as perl'orming a selection of his most popular works. accompanied by soprano Katharine Douglas. organist .\1ichae| Bonayenture and the rest oi the (ilorious