Music classical & opera listings
Friday 19 continued
I Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £19.50—£39.50. See Thu 18.
I White Christmas Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12.50—£24.50. Christmas extravaganza ~- the excellent [Edinburgh- based choir Consort of Voices join the Scottish Concert Orchestra in a blockbuster of seasonal cheer.
I Cappella Nova Barony Hall. Castle Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6- £15 (£4-—£l().5()). The virtuoso voices of Cappella Nova wind their close harmony around specially chosen Christmas music with an original carol by Sheena Phillips and all in atmospheric candlelight.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £11.50--£27. See Wed 17.
I Scottish Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £1 1--£13 (£3—£10). See Wed 17.
I The Kilbarchan Singers Pollok House. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. 2.15pm 8; 3.30pm. £4 t£3~£| 1. Two performances of old and new Christtnas songs with the Kilbarehan Singers.
I Junior Academy Christmas Concerts RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm & 7.30pm. £8 (£5). The Junior Academy ()rchcstra plays Suppe's Light Cavalry ()vertnre. lilgar's 'I‘ltree Bavarian Dances ()p27. Khachaturian's Three Dancesfi'om (iayane and Strauss' P'rpetuum .lloln'le ()p25 7 and then get together with their choral counterparts for A Christmas Medley arranged by Robert Chilcott.
I Christmas Concert The Hidden Gardens. Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 0845 3303501. 7--9pm. Free. Festive songs fill the gardens to round off the winter season. I Scottish Opera: Aida Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £19.50—£39.50. See Wed 17.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £l3—£28. See Wed 17.
I Christmas Celebration (‘lytle Auditorium. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £10—£15 (£5~-£12). The New Scottish Choir and Orchestra. in association with Glasgow City Mission. present this festive conceit.
I Jubilo Central Hall. West 'I'ollcross. 229 7937. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Annual carol concert from this mixed voice choir accompanied by the Edinburgh Players. I Cappella Nova Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £6— £15 (£4—£10.50). See Fri 19.
I The Christmas Cracker Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £13»-£22. Christmas gala event conducted by Graham Taylor. featuring the City of (ilasgow Chorus and Symphony Orchestra and the traditional Pulling of the Cracker.
I Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir Henry Wood Hall. 73 Claremont Street. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £8. See Thu 1 1.
I Carols By Candlelight t'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. £9.5()—£23.50. A real period extravaganza — the Mozart Festival Orchestra don their elaborate Viennese classical garb for a full- on candlelit performance of works by
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Scotti Handel. (iluck. Mozart. Bach and (‘orelli And. since people can't seem to get enough of them at this time of year. conductor Martin linnis will add in a few carols if you’re lucky. you might even get to join in. I Organ Recital St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. 4.30pm. Free. Matthew ()wens plays Messiaen's spectacular l.a .Yativilie tltt seieneur.
I St Giles’ at Six St (iiles' Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free at door. Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas perfortned by the cathedral's own St (iiles‘ Choir.
I Waverley Singers Stoekbritlge Parish Church. Saxe ('oburg Street. 6.30pm. Retiring collection. Highly acclaimed girls choir. with their Mttsical Director Pamela Duncan. in an hour of popular and less familiar carols and music for Christmas.
I Carols By Candlelight Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12.50 £24.50. See Sun 21.
I The Glory of Christmas 1'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £9.50 £23.50. Nick Davies conducts the lidinburgh Royal Choral l'nion. the lidinburgh Youth Choir and the Scottish Concert Orchestra with a programme of seasonal mttsic and carols for all.
I Scottish Spina Bifida Association Concerts RSAMI). loo Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. £5 (under £l6s 3). Yuletide Youngsters children frotn local schools and new. second year and former RSAMD students perform light-hearted seasonal favourites.
I Scottish Spina Bifida Association Concerts (2) RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £12. Sally Magnusson introduces. ‘lt‘s a (irand Night for Singing . . . at Christmas' with Bothwell Philharmonic Choir performing highlights from popular filtn scores and seasonal favourites.
I The Glory of Christmas Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8001). 7.30pm. £12.50 £24.50. See Mon
QDunedin Concerts Trust Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. tbc. Scotland's foremost vocal ensemble is joined by the Dunedin Players for their
sh Opera perform the Magic Flute at Theatre Royal
annual performance of Handel's ’I‘lie .llt’s‘xltlll. directed from the harpsichord by John Butt. Messiahs abound at this time of year but this is likely to be one really worth hearing.
I Midnight Mass St .-\onsiu.s‘ Church. 25 Rose Street. (iarnetliill. 332 3039. 1 1.30pm. Free. Nativity play and
I Russian Gala Night Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12.50 £24.50. Anthony Inglis conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a programme featuring inusic by Rachmaninov. Rimsky -l\'or.sakov. Horoditt and Tchaikovsky cttlminating in an indoor firework finale.
I Opera Gala Night Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £16 £26. Robin Stapleton conducts (ilasgow Phoenix ('ltoit‘. Fanfare 'l'rumpetcrs of the Band of the Prince Wales Division and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
I Russian Gala Night 1’sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm.
£15 £24.50. See Sat 27.
I Hogmanay Gala Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sattchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £16.50 £27. Join l'na Mclcan for an evening of fttn popular classics performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. climaxing with a lone piper playing Flower of Scotland.
New Year’s Day
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra l'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7pm. £7 £22. Nicholas Kraemer conducts a Performance of Strauss‘ Walt/cs. Polkas and Marches plus ()verturcs. Walt/es and Arias by Mo/art. l.ehar and 'l‘cliaikov sky. featuring the soprano voice of lili/abeth
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I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £tbc. Roderick Hry'don conducts a Viennese (iala to usher in the New Year. featuring everybodys favourite soprano. l.isa Milne.
I Royal National Scottish Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £13 £28. Nicholas Mc(iegan conducts a special New Year performance of Handel's .tlessiali featuring soloists and the RSNO Chorus.
I That Picture Just Sang Me a Story! (iallet'y ()1 Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 1996. \Vot'ld-travelling storyteller liwan .\lc\'icar tells a tale or two with the help of objects in the gallery and modern music group Two's Company. The group commissioned nine Scottiin composers to write music to intertwine with liwan’s stories. and the outcome is full of art. fun. audience participation and stories \\ ill] a difference.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm.
U5 £23. Seel'ri 2.
I The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland l'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £10 £18 (£2 £181. 'l'akuo Yuasa conducts the cream of Scotland's young talent performing l)eltttssy\ [11 Her. Saint-Saens' (‘t’llU Concerto. featuring the outstanding cellist l’aul Watkins and Walton's Symphony .Vo 1.
I The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10 £18t£3 £181.See Sat 3.
I Robert Irvine and Philip Jenkins Merchants House. 7 West (ieorge Street. 5.3-1 9757.
1 1.45am 12.45pm. Free. Cellist Robert
lry inc and pianist Philip Jenkins come together for a recital of Beethoven's Sonata in I) llltlltll' and Kodaly 's Sonata/or Cello and Piano.