0 Music is listed as diary: by day, then by city. than by event.


FRIDAY 7 Glasgow

0 BBC 880 Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Box office 339 2578 (BBC Shop). 12.15pm. £2.50 (£1 .50 and 50p). Regular BBC SSO percussionist Heather Corbett comes into the limelight in a performance on Milhaud‘s Concerto for Marimba and Vibraphone. Tchaikovsky's 1st Symphony. Winter Dreams. is the main work on the programme.

0 Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. St George's Place. Box office 332 4101. 1pm. Free. Three Sonatas make up this lunch-hour concert. There's Debussy‘s and Poulenc‘s (0f 1948) for cello and piano and Kenneth Leighton‘s Op 52 for solo cello. Artists are Raphael Wallfisch and Gusztav Fenyo.

0 Scottish Early Music Concert Burrcll Collection. Pollok Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. Box office 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) or 339 8855 ext 571 . 7.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). Please note that this performance ofCarmina Burana is sold out at time of going to press.

0 Kilmardinny Music Club Kilmardinny House. Bearsden. Box office 9430312 between 9am and 1pm or at the door. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£1.50). Pianist LioraZiv-li is tonight’s guest. She presents a programme with works by Mozart. Brahms and Prokofiev.


0 8N0 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra

~ date: Sat 8 Glasgow. £2.80—£8.30. A fairly popular and easy listening programme this week kicking off with Wagner‘s Rienzi Overture. Igor Oistrakh is the soloist in Glazunov‘s Violin Concerto and the

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saens. After the interval the sole work and it should certainly be enough is Tchaikovsky‘s 4th Symphony. 0 Piano Recital St Cecilia‘s Hall.

Cowgate. Free at door. 7pm. The

. Italian Institute present pianist Vittorio Bresciani in a programme

entitled ‘Liszt and Italy‘.


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I, 0 Lunch and Listen Theatre Royal. Hope Street. Box office 248 4567 ext 158 (Alicia Laughland). 1pm. £1.50 (Friends of Scottish Opera). Graham Vick. Director of

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Productions at Scottish Opera. must be relieved it’s the music critic of the Glasgow Herald. not The Scotsman. he‘s in coversation with this lunchtime. Michael Tumelty will no doubt ask probing questions and Vick will no doubt be able to give all the answers as the audience munch at their sandwiches.

o The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Theatre Royal. Hope Street. Box office 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 12.15 Mar at7. 15pm Edinburgh). 25. 27 Mar at 7. 15pm (Glasgow) and 29 March at 2. 15pm (Glasgow). £2.50—£18.50. Scottish Opera‘s new production ofWeilI's masterpiece of music theatre continues through March. Brecht’s timeless political allegory is full of unforgettable characters and situations. It’s coupled with Weill‘s haunting music a mixture of ragtime, operetta and revue.

0 SM) City Hall. Candleriggs. Box office 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.80—£8.40. See Fri 7 Edinburgh for full description.

0 Good Shepherd Chorus Church of the Good Shepherd. Hillington Road South. Box office 943 0256 (Mr Fields). 8pm. £2. An informal evening with wine and cheese in the interval. It‘s a concert version ofa Gilbert and Sullivan opera in aid of the Tear Fund.


0 Schola Cantorum St Mary’s Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Box office 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). With conductor Eric Ibler. Schola Cantorum. The Waverley Singers. The Scottish

Ensemble. Margaret Marshall and Patricia MacMahon joining together for a performance of the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610.

o The Italian Baroque St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Free at door. 8pm.

i Music by Vivaldi. Legrenzi and

Picchi presented by (among others)

Post Graduate students of

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0 Carltas Youth Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets at door. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Administrator ofthe National Youth Orchestra ofScotland, William Webb. turns his hand (quite literally) to another musical talent this evening— conducting. The Three Bears by Eric Coates gives a lively start to the evening. which continues with Jill Stobie as soloist in Berkeley’s orchestrated version of Poulenc‘s Flute Sonata. Beethoven’s 7th Symphony is the main work.

SUNDAY 9 Glasgow 0 Glasgow University Choral Society

University Chapel, Glasgow University. Box office 339 8855 ext 571. 7.30pm. Free at door. As the academic term draws to a close. student’s thoughts must inevitably turn to exams. so this is the final university concert before Easter. It's a fairly unusual programme with Jephte by Carissimi and Liszt‘s Missa Choralis.


0 Lecture Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets at door. 3pm. Extra date: Mon 10. Glasgow. £2 (£1 Friends of Scottish Opera). Arthur Hammond talks about his career in opera.

0 Open Rehearsal Boroughmuir St Oswald‘s Hall. Montpelier Park. Free at door. 5—6pm. After a weekend’s intensive course. the Edinburgh Secondary Schools Training Concert Band demonstrate some of the music and techniques they have been working on.

0 Music for Meditation Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. Free at door. 7.30pm. The man who introduces ‘meditation into the world of mediation‘ Sri Chimnoy pays a return visit to Edinburgh to perform his own compositions for synthesiscr. flute. saxophone. clarinet. violin. vocals and percussion.

MONDAY 10 Glasgow

0 Lecture Hospitality Inn. Box office 248 4567 ext 158 (Alicia Laughland). 7.30pm. £1 .50 (Friends ofScottish Opera). See Sun 9. Edinburgh for full description.

0 John Currie Singers Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Box office 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Two ofthe most beautiful Requiems ever written are presented in this one concert Mozart‘s and Faure’s. This is one of the best choirs around just now and as Director John Currie is shortly leaving Scotland for the USA. this is probably the last chance ofhearing his singers with him conducting.


0 Piano Recital Napier College. Sighthill Court. Free at door. 1.10pm. Edinburgh pianist and lecturer William Alexander gives a lunchtime recital featuring two works by Beethoven Piano Sonatas Op2NolinFminorandOp11inC minor. A relaxing way to spend a lunch-break.

0 New Town Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Box office 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £2.20—£5. It‘s likely to be a sell out. but it‘s still worth enquiring about tickets for a rare chance to hear Dame Janet Baker. one ofthe greatest singers of our time. with accompanist Geoffrey Parsons. The programme includes music by Monteverdi. Cavalli. Finzi. Faure’ and Ireland.

TUESDAY 11 Edinburgh

0 ll Trovatore King's Theatre. Leven Street. Box office 229 1201. 7.15pm. Extra date: Fri 14.

o Waverley Singers Nelson Hall.

McDonald Road City Library. off Leith Walk. Free at door. 8pm. This excellent choir ofyoung female voices directed by Pamela Duncan presents a programme encompassing music right through from Renaissance times to the present day. Byrd and Purcell give way to Bach. Handel and then Mozart. In the second half French music is followed by Smetena. the concert

concluding with Edinburgh based

Hans Gal‘s Three Songs from Ofa Summer Day.

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Magdalen Chapel. Cowgate. Free at door. 1.15pm. As it nears the end of the SpringTerm and an interesting series ofconcerts presented in the fascinating Magdalen Chapel. it‘s the turn ofthe Heriot-Watt University Chamber Music Group. 0 The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny King's Theatre. Leven Street. Box office 229 1201. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 15 Mar. Edinburgh: 25. 27. 29 (2. 15pm) Mar (Glasgow). £3—£l6. See Sat 8 Glasgow for full description.

0 St Margaret's Junior School Choirs and Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Box office 668 1986. 7.30pm. £1.50(£1). Choral and orchestral concert including works by Howard Blake. Elgar and Frank Bridge. (Dave William's photographs ofSt Margaret‘s School are featured in the Backlist section of this issue.)



0 Telemann Ensembles Burrcll collection. Pollok Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. Box office 334 3488 (M. Watts). 7.30pm. £3.50. A


One of Britain's most loved singers of recent years, Dame Janet Baker (see photo), gives a recital of songs by Monteverdi, Cavalli. Finzi. Fauré, Ireland and Parry, with her accompanist Geoffrey Parsons in the last oi the New Town Concerts this season. It’s at the Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street on Monday 10 March see fishngs.

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