Music Classical

Edinburgh I St Mary's Music School Choir and Orchestra St Mary ‘s Episcopal Cathedral. 23 Palmerston Place. 538 7766. 7.30pm. £9 (£3 £6). An all-Mozart programme. with the Piano (‘oncerto in (' minor K 49/ and ('oncerto for flute and Harp followed by the powerful. unfinished Mass in (. motor. The specialist inUsic pupils are Jtllnt'tl by soloists frotn the Dunedin ('onsort and the Choir of St Mary's Cathedral.

Scottish Ensemble: Luminous

Queen's Hall. 87: 89 Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £14.50 (£5 £1 1 ). The season concludes with a rare outing for Mendelssohn's recently-discovered l'iolin ('oncerto in I) minor with soloist Jonathan Morton. Biber's Battaglia and 'l‘chaikovsky's lush homage to Mozart. Serenade for Strings .

Glasgow Scottish Ensemble: Luminous St Andrew's iii the Square. St Andrew's Square. 559 5902. 7.30pm. £14.50 (£5 £11). See Wed 25.


FREE Lunchtime Concert St (illes‘ ('athedral. Royal Mile. 2260673. 12.15pm. Students from Maine West High School. lllinois perform.


I Hillfoets Music for Youth Albert Halls. Dumbarton Road. (11786 473544. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). (‘lackmannanshire pupils perform light classics. film music arid some popular standards.


FREE Organ Recital: Cyril Baker Renlield St Stephen's Church. 260 Bath Street. 332 2826. lptn. ()rgan recital.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra: A Parisian Portrait Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7pm. £10-£32 (concessions available). A musical soiree with conductor Stephane Deneve and world- renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. who performs the world premiere of (iuillaume (‘onnesson's Piano Concerto and Ravel's Piano Concerto in (1' major. Finally. froin the salon to the boulevards with (iershwin‘s boisterous An American in Paris.


I Jubilo (ireyfriars Kirk. (ireyfriars Place. 2251900. 7pm. £9 (£7). The Edinburgh-based choral society performs two of the 18th century‘s most famoUs sacred choral works: Vivaldi's sunny (iloria and Mozart‘s magnificent .l’lass in (' minor.

I The Open Orchestra Canongate Kirk. 153 Canongate. 7.30pm. Retiring collection. Beethoven's spirited Triple Concerto. Dvorak‘s ('zecli Suite and Rossini‘s famous ll'illiam Tell ()l‘t’fllirt‘. I Saraband Consort: Exile and Pilgrimage St Cecilia's Hall. Niddry Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £14 (£5—£1 l ). The (leorgian Concert Society presents the Saraband Consort. performing works by composers who left their homelands. either for political or social reasons. or in search of inspiration and learning.


FREE Organ Recital: John Burnett (lreenbank Parish Church. 36 Eaglesham Road. 1pm. Part of a regular series of recitals on the organ. with tea and coffee served afterwards.


I Dundee Symphony Orchestra with The Edinburgh Singers C aird Hall. City Square. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £12 (£5—£10). Haydn‘s‘ Symphony No [00. Vaughan Williams" Serenade to Music and Beethoven‘s groundbreaking Symphony .Vo 9. Robert Dick conducts.

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I Spring Concert Series - West Lothian Schools Ensembles St Margaret's Acadetny. How den South Road. (11506 433634. 2pm and 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Performances by the West Lothian Schools Percussion. (‘oncert Band. Symphony Orchestra and Wind linsemble perform. Part of Spring Concert Series.


I Scottish Opera: I Puritani (‘ity' Halls. ('andleriggs. 353 8000. 3pm.

£1 1 £24. The Scottish ()pera premiere of Bellini's bel canto masterpiece. Set during the linglish (‘ivil War. two lovers. lilvira and Arturo. liiid themselves caught up in the struggle. Scottish ()pera MUsical Director l-‘rancesco (‘orti conducts this one-off concert performance.

I Junior Academy: First Orchestra Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). ()rchestral concert.


FREE Sunday Morning Music National Museum of Scotland. Chambers Street. 225 7534. 1 lam. Stroll through the mUseum to the talents of young niUsicians frorn Live Music .N'ow.’ Scotland. Today. it‘s Thistle Brass in an hour of music for brass quintet.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra: A Parisian Portrait Festival Theatre. 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 6pm. £10-£28 (concessions available). See Sat 28.

I St Giles’ at Six St (iiles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226 0673. 6pm. Retiring collection. Soprano liilidh (‘ochrane and mezzo (’lare Brady perform arias. songs and duets.

Dundee Symphony Orchestra with The Edinburgh Singers St Cuthbert‘s Church. 5 Lothian Road. 229 1142. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). See Sat 28.


I Spring Concert Series - West Lothian Schools Junior String Orchestra St Margaret's Academy. Howden South Road. 01506 433634. Noon and 4pm. £6 (£4). See Sat 28.

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I Glasgow Schools Symphony Orchestra City Halls. (‘andleriggs 353 8000. 7pm. £8. String ensembles. concert bands. choirs and a pipe band. featuring some of the city's finest young musicians.

I East Dunbartonshire Schools String Orchestra and String Ensemble RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). The String Ensemble performs a motley mix of works. including English rnadrigals. Burns songs and selections from The Lion King. The String Orchestra follows this with music from West Side Story. chamber tnusic by Mozart and tnore.

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I Glasgow Schools Symphony Orchestra City Halls. Candleriggs. 353 8000. 7pm. £8. See Mon 30.

I East Dunbartonshire Schools Concert Band, Percussion and Wind Ensembles RSAMl). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Henry Wood's Fantasia on British Sea Songs“. music from Broadway and popular music from the three ensembles.

Edinburgh Dunedin Consort: St Matthew Passion St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral. 23 Palmerston Place. 668 2019. 7pm. £l2—£18 (£5—£12). The

consort pertorms its highly acclaimed take on Bach's magnificent sacred drama under the direction ot John llutt. Nicholas Mulroy sings the livangelist and Peter Room is (‘hristus With the choristers of St Mary .\

I The Edinburgh Quartet Stwkbridge Parish ('hurch. Sase ('obuig Street. 668 2019. ".30pm. £12 (£2 £8) Quartets by Haydn. S/ymanowski and Mendelssohn.

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Afternoon Performance ('(ty llalls. ('andleriggs. 353 8000. 2pm. £7 (£6 in advance). ()rchcstra leader l‘ill/al‘elll l.a_\i()ll leads Andre Jolivet‘s spirited showpiece. ('otieerttno [or tram/tel. strings and

piano. showcasing the skills of trumpeter

Alison Balsotn. who also gives a rare performance of a trumpet concerto by Johan Baptist Neruda. With (’opland's Appalat litan Spring and l)vorak's Serenade for Strinev. litiioy a lunch of soup and sandwiches with cakes and

David Byme

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FREE Rudsambee National Portrait (iallery. 1 Queen Street. 624 6200. 6pm The a cappella singers pertorm old tavourites and new repertoire to tie 111 with the l’ortratt or the Nation eshibition


I Cantilena Choir Regal (‘omiiiunity Theatre. 24 34 North Bridge Street. 01506 433634. 7.30pm. £8 (£6) The choir returns for its annual concert. leaturmg sotigs lrotii musicals. (all and classical works


I NYOS: Camerata Scotland Paisley Town Hall. Abbey ('lose. S87 1010, 7.30pm. £10 (£2 £5). lac van Steel] conducts works by three classical giants. including Mozart's great Sinfopia (titti'crtttrtle. leaturmg violinist (liovanni (iii/Io. vv inner ol the NY()S Stafla Award 2007. and talented young violist. Mark Braithwatte.

Talking heads were a seminal band on the outer reaches of the New York punk movement. Officially splitting (acrimoniously) in 1991 (with the odd one-off reunion) Byrne has continued to produce some startling music and here celebrates his collaborations with Brian Eno over the years including last year’s album Everything That Happens Will Happen Today.

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