Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Ruth Hedges.
I The Organist Entertains Art Gallery 8; Museum. Kelvingrove. .Argyle Street. 287 2699. 2.30—3pm 8; 3.3()—-1pm. Free. Hear the sound of the famous organ at this montth concert.
I Siegfried Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.30pm. Fresh from its extremely well received performances at the Iidinburgh International I-‘estival. Scottish ()pc‘l'ztis new .Slt'q/l‘lt'r/ opens illc‘ company 's season iti (ilasgovv.
I The Organist Entertains Art (iallery ck Maseum. Kelvingrov e. Argyle Street. 287 2699. 2.30 3pm &
3.30 ~1pm. I‘ree. See Sat 7.
I Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Gala Concert Royal (‘oncert Ilall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £13.50 £15 (£10 £121. for all fiddle fans. Scotland's Iiiddle ()rchestra perform their (iala concert.
I Brass Band Concert ('arnegie IIall. liast Port. 01383 314000. l0.—15am. liife ('harities annual brass band concert.
I Sunday Promenade Organ Concerts Art (iallery & Mtiseum. Kelv ingrove. Argy le Street. 287 2699. 2.30 3pm & 3.30 «Iplll. I-‘ree. I‘ortnightly organ concert given by local inttsicians. I Mo’s Company (iallery ()1 Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 1996.
3 ~1pm. l-‘ree. Violinist Ilector Scott and clarinettist Shinobti Miki continue their series of informal afternoon concerts. filling (i()MA with the sounds of contemporary Scottish composers all of whom vs ill be present to speak about their work.
I National Youth Choir of Scotland ('ity Ilall. ('andleriggs. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £8 lilo-£6). (‘hristopher Bell conducts Scotland's finest young singers in a programme of American and Scottish music including works by Bernstein. Barber. David Paul Jones. liowler and Johnston.
I Aida Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside
Aida is at the Playhouse, Edinburgh, 10-14 Sep
Place. 0870 6063-12-1. 7.30pm. £13.50—£32.50. Traditional production of Verdi‘s Aida from Chisinau National Opera featuring ballet interludes. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Wednesday 1 1
I Aida Playhouse. 18-22 Greenside Place. 0870 6063-12-1. 7.30pm. £13.50—£32.50. See Tue 10.
I Showcase 2002 Regal Community Theatre. South Bridge Street. 01506 653301. 7.30pm. £6. Bathgate Amateur ()peratic society present their annual concert.
I Aida Playhouse. 18 22 (lreenside Place. 0870 6063-12-1. 7.30pm. U350 £32.50. See Tue 10.
I Showcase 2002 Regal Community Theatre. South Bridge Street. 01506 653301. 7.30pm. £6. See Wed 1 1.
I Norma I’Iayhotise. 18 22 (ireenside Place. (1871) 6063-12-1. 7.30pm.
£13.50 £32.50. Presented by ()pera International.
I Double Bass Weekend RSAMI). 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 1pm & 7.30pm. L'tbc. See preview See preview for this two day celebration of the orchestra's unsung hero w ith an eclectic programme of ja/I and classical music.
I Showcase 2002 Regal ('ommttnity 'l‘heatre. South Bridge Street. 01506 653301. 7.30pm. £6. See \Ved I 1.
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I Scottish Opera Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 1pm. See Sat 7. I Double Bass Weekend RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm & 7.30pm. L‘tbc. See preview. The afternoon show is a double bass quartet. Edinburgh
I Aida Play'hottse. 18—22 Greenside Place. 0870 6063-12-1. 7.30pm. £13.50—£32.50. See Tue 10.
Tuesday 1 7
I Lunchtime Launch Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. 1.15pm. £2.50. The launch of the University of Strathclyde‘s lunchtime series features Alison Stephens on mandolin and Anne Evans on piano. The duo play a diverse repertoire of music. including pieces by Beethoven and Rafaela Calace.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall. Broadcasting Ilouse. Queen Margaret Drive. 338 2917. 7.30pm. Free. Martyn Brabbins conducts the SS() in a concert of works by Debussy. Berg. Karen Francis and Robin Holloway — to be recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Tickets can he ordered in advance by writing to SS() (‘oncerts Secretary at the above address.
I Colin Currie St Mary's Parish Church. The Sidegate. 01620 823738. 8pm. £12 (£5 £10). Acclaimed permissionist (‘urrie performs a programme featuring Schmidt's (i/runuiu. Rosano's ('wius .‘iHU’I'deftlS and Kopetski's Kus‘kudu.
I David Paul Jones The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. 8pm. £10 (£81. Launching his latest album. Sinner/ting 'I‘ltt'n'. David Paul Jones presents his unique blend of classical and contemporary music. Piano and sparse percussion are interwoven with slow strings overlaid by ('arolyn Murray- llamilton's brooding soprano.
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Colin Currie A most appropriate place for this percussionist extraordinaire. who hails from Edinburgh but travels eastwards to fill this hallowed space with sounds such as have never been experienced there before. St Mary '3 Parish Church, the Sldegate, Haddlngton, Wed 78 Sep.
4‘: Siegfried Don't miss Matthew Best as the Wanderer. Elizabeth Byrne as BrUnnhilde and Graham Sanders in the title role. Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Sat 7 Sep & Sat 74 Sep.
:1; National Youth Choir of Scotland A programme of American and Scottish music. including Bernstein‘s exhilarating Chr’chester Psalms from the US and arrangements of folk songs from the home territ0ry. City Hall,
" Glasgow, Sun 8 Sep.
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