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Classical Music

i I Glasgow University Chapel Choir Glasgow University Chapel.

with an after party from 10pm at nearby Teviot Union (the). Part of Imlifl’st

Glasgow I A Concert, a Cocktail and a Canape ()ran Mor. 731—735 (ireat Western Road. 357 6200. 5.15pm. £10. Barber's Adagio for Strings. Edward McGuirc's Viola (.‘om'erto with soloist Catherine Marwood. and Handel‘s

Concerto (irosso ()p 6 No 5. Music starts '

at 6.15pm.


FREE Wilton and District Youth Brass Band St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 2260673. 12.15pm. Lunchtime concert.

Tuesday 27 I .' -

Glasgow I Edinburgh Quartet Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingram Street. 552 348‘).

1.15~2pm. £3. Haydn's fifths Quartet and Tippctt's Second String Quartet.

I Differences in Demolitions Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £10 (£6). See Sat 24.

Wednesday 28 ' ' :


I Differences in Demolitions Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £10 (£6). See Tue 27.


I Three Guitar Quartets The Jan. Bar. 1 Chambers Street. 220 4298. 8.15pm. £3. Napier University presents this night of guitar music performed and written by students (one rock quartet. one classical and one jazz).

Thursday 29


FREE Maryville College Choir St Criles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 2260673. 12.15pm. Lunchtime concert from a choir all the way from Maryville. Tennessee.

I David Wilde Queen's Hall. 87—89 Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £12. Recital including works by Chopin. Haydn and Beethoven.


I Kingdom Singers Summer Serenade Camegie Hall. East Port. ()1383 602302. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). The Kingdom Singers perform a variety of summer songs for all tastes.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Volunteer Hall. St John Street. 557 6800. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). The orchestra returns to the Scottish Borders to perform a concert of summer classics. The programme includes Beethoven‘s Overture: Prometheus and Symphony No 2. Stravinsky‘s Concerto in 12‘ Flat and Honegger's Concerto (la Camera. SC() Principals Alison Mitchell and Rosie Staniforth will take the solo roles and the concert will be conducted by Baldur Bronnimann.

Friday30 2


I Friday Lunchtime Concert Series: Brodsky Quartet RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £7 (£5). The innovative string quartet performs music by Purcell. Puccini. Beethoven and Karen Tanaka‘s At the Grave of Beethoven.


FREE Ladyfest at the Reid Reid Concert Hall. Edinburgh University. Bristo Square. 466 2009. 7pm & 8 9pm. The prestigious Reid Hall plays host to a night exploring the boundaries between music and dance. with the UK‘s finest b- girls. contemporary classical music and even Nintendo Wii. Installation at 7pm followed by an hour-long concert at 8pm


I Stephen Farr St (iiles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226 ()673. 8pm. £8. An organ recital of Messiaen's Lit‘N’ d’()rgue celebrating the centenary of his birth.


I Kingdom Singers Summer Serenade Carnegie Hall. Iiast Port. 01383 602302. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). See Thu 2‘).


I 0 Duo Knox Academy. Pencaitland Rd. 01620 823738. 7.30pm. £15 (£12: students £5; children free). The () boys ()Iiver Cox and Owen Gunnell —~ play an invigorating and enchanting range of contemporary and older styles of music on a range of percussion instruments. including two marimbas and a vibraphone.


I Opera Alba: Summer Songs - and Some Are Not! Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 8871010. 8pm. £9 (£6). Comprising four opera singers who previously sang with Scottish ()pera and ()liver Rundell on piano. ()pera Alba presents a programme of much-loved arias frotn popular operas and operettas.



I Organ Recital: lain Harvey Renlield St Stephen's Church. 260 Bath Street. 332 2826. Iptn. £3. ()rgan recital. I City of Glasgow Chorus: Carmina Burana Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12~-£22.50. (iraham Taylor conducts the |00-strong chorus. the largest independent choir in the West of Scotland. as they tackle Carl ()rff‘s masterpiece. Carmina Bta'ana as well as Dvorak‘s Carnival ()i'erture and Poulenc's (iloria. Part of the City of (ilasgow Chorus‘ Silver Jubilee (1983- 2008) celebrations.


I Edinburgh Bach Choir (ireyfriars Kirk. (ireyfriars Place. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £12 (£10). Another Bach spectacular. this time the choir performs his Magnificat. Cantatas Nos 3‘) & I 50 and Mass No 2 in A conducted by Neil Mantle.

I Differences in Demolition Queen‘s Hall. 87-89 Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 8pm. £12 (£10; under 18s 5). See Sat 24.


I The Curve Foundation with The Scottish Flute Trio Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 8pm. £8 (£6). The Scottish I‘lute Trio collaborates with Curve Foundation Dance Company. featuring choreography by Ross Cooper. for a newly commissioned piece by David Iiennessy.

Duniermline I Kingdom Singers Summer Serenade Carnegie Hall. liast Port.

()1383 602302. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). See Thu 2‘).

Nr Milngavie

I Live Music in the Bandstand: ACE Chorus Mugdock Country Park Visitor Centre. Craigend Visitor Centre. Craigallian Road. 956 6100. Noon ~4pm. £tbc. ()pen air performance of popular songs and music by the ACE Chorus.


FREE Live Music in the Bandstand: Kirkintilloch Ladies Choir Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 956 6100. 2—4pm. ()pen air performance of Scottish songs in the Victorian Walled (iarden.

I University Avenue. 330 4092. 7.30pm. 4 £tbc. James Grossmith conducts the choir in programme of mUsic.

Edinburgh FREE St Giles’ at Six St (iiles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 2260673. 6pm. ()rgan recital by Marco Lo Muscio titled ‘()rgan Visions‘. comprising ancient and modern transcriptions.

. Glasgow I Electreacoustic Event RSAMI).

100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm.

£3. Music for instruments. computers. ; microphones and loudspeakers!

1 Edinburgh

I Heriot Watt Sinfonia Excelsior St (iiles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226

()673. 8pm. £5. Steve King conducts a

performance of Schubert‘s Symphony No 8 and Beethoven's Symphony No 5.

Tickets available on the door.

I A Concert in Memory of Nigel

Murray Queen‘s Hall. 87—89 Clerk 1 Street. 668 201‘). Musicians pay tribute

to Nigel Murray. a much-loved past

' Director of Music at St Mary's Music School. Among them is pianist Steven . ()sborne. one of the school‘s ex-students.

Glasgow 5 I RSAMD String Department

Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street.

: 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3. Showcase concert. ' Edinburgh

FREE Montevallo Chorale St (iiles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 2260673.

12.15pm. Lunchtime concert. FREE Music for a Summer

' Evening North Leith Parish Church.

Madiera Street. 555 4104. 7.30—-8.30pm. An evening of relaxing organ music. Part of the Leith Festival.


I NYCoS Annual Summer Concert Albert Ilalls. Dumbarton Road. 01786 473 544. 7pm. £4 (£2). Director Anne Murphy leads the young voices of this esteemed choir.

Glasgow I RSAMD Wind and Brass

Departments Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3. A programme of music featuring students from the Academy’s Wind and Brass Departments.

; Edinburgh

I lntenchanging Idioms Central

Hall. West Tollcross. 315 4216. 7.30pm.

£9 (£5). Chip Clark is joined by the

; Iidinburgh Quartet and the lidinburgh Symphony for selections from the opera 1 It Must be Fate and Syntpltmty No I

'l’t'gtu'atii'ely Speaking '.

Dundee FREE Friends of Wighton 1 Lunchtime Concert Wighton

Heritage Centre. Central Library

I Dundee. The Wellgate. 07792 336804.

1.45pm. Light musical entertainment frotn friends of the Wighton Heritage Centre.

Glasgow I RSAMD Guitar Department

Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street.

332 5057. 7.30pm. £3. Willi special

E guest soloist and international guitar star Pavel Steidl.

I Riccardo Chailly with the

' Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Royal Concert ilall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.

>l< City of Glasgow Chorus: Carmina Burana Popular Scottish bass Donald Maxwell is one of three first-rate soloists who help the City of Glasgow Chorus celebrate its 25th anniversary. And as if tOO-plus voices weren’t enough, the lnverclyde Junior Schools’ Choir swells the choral ranks, and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera provides the instrumentation. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 31 May.

=i< Riccardo Chailly with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra A spectacular finale to Glasgow's Concert Halls' International Classical Season for this year is on the cards when maestro Riccardo Chailly appears with the historic Leipzig Gewandhaus. the oldest civic concert orchestra in the world. They performed all of Beethoven's symphonies during his lifetime, but tonight they turn to Tchaikovsky and the Brahms Violin Concerto, with the stunning Leonidas Kavakos as soloist. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Thu 5 Jun.

3%: David Wilde In association with East Lothian based Delphian Records whose recording of Wilde performing Brahms is due for release in September this recital features the premiere of the Sonata for piano by Gabriel Jackson, and concludes with Beethoven's Wa/dstein. Free admission for school children and music students at the special request of the artist. Queen ’3 Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 29 May.

. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £15 £25. Conductor 3 Riccardo Chailly returns to (ilasgow

after 17 years as part of the International Classical Season. I The Winter Gardens Prom Winter

. (iardens. People‘s Palace. (ilasgow

(ireen. 271 2962. 7.30pm. £8 (£6:

_ students £4). Strathclydc l'niversity's

Concert Band. Brass & Wind Iinsembles and Chorus team up to present this annual concert of entertaining and light- hearted music for a summer‘s evening.

. Stirling I Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Stirling Castle. ()ld Town. ()1786 473544. 8pm. £16 (£13). The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will perform a

dynamic programme in the rousing

setting of the (ireat Hall at Stirling Castle.

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