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celebration ofTelemann‘s birthday. with guest soprano Lorna Anderson. Music is. naturally. all by the man himselfand includes a Quartet in F. Cantata. the Polish Trio Sonata and Concerto a 4.


0 SCO/Scottish Philharmonic Singers

Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. Box

office 2281155(Ushcr Hall).

7.45pm. Extra date: Fri 14.

' Glasgow. £3—£8 (£1 .50/£2). A

concert version of Gluck‘s Orfeo and

Euridice (sung in Italian) is the

rather unusual choice ofwork for the

SCOthiscvening. Forit.they‘re

joined by a distinguished line up of soloists including Alfreda Hodgson and Margaret Marshall. and the

' Scottish Philharmonic Singers. James Conlon conducts. o Cello/ piano recital St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. 8pm. £2.85 (£2.85).

_ Patricia Hair (cello) and Stuart

Montgomery (piano) give a varied

recital of music by Bach. Delius.

i Chopin and Shostakovich. with the

main work and the one that most

poeple are likely to know best

being the Sonata in E minor by


O Werther King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. Box office 229 1201. 7.15pm. Massenet‘s romantic opera for the first time in English.


1 Glasgow

o Midday Concert Stevenson Hall.

; RSAMD. St George‘s Place. Box

1; office 3324101. 1pm. Free. Violin

.5 (Peter Mountain) and piano (Angela 1 Dale) are a pleasant combination at ; this time ofday. It‘s an attractive

;‘ programme too comprised of Thomas Wilson‘s Sonata (1961). the i Sonatine by Jean Francaix and Elgar‘s Sonata in E minor Op 82.

3 o SCO/Scottish Philharmonic Singers

: City Hall. Candleriggs. Box office

552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50—£7. See

? Thurs 13. Edinburgh for full

1 description.

3 0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

j Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. 5 Box office 330 2345. 7.30pm. Free i no tickets required. Raphael

i Wallfisch joins the BBC $50 for

1 Kabalevsky's 2nd Cello Concerto. Guest conductor is Andrew Litton

i and they‘ll also be playing the first

i performance ofSymphonic Allegro l by Roy Travis and Tchaikovsky‘s 4th orchestral suite— Mozartiana.

Lo Bow Gamelan Ensemble Four Acres 4 Dowanhill Centre. 93 Hyndland

1 Street. Box office 332 7521 (Third

1 Eye Centre). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Sat 15. Glasgow: Thurs 20 and Fri 21. Edinburgh. £2 (£1). A three piece London based goup. whose original experimental music theatre performances use scrap metal and household objects to create a fusion of light. sound. fire and sculpture. Entry by programme only.


0 ll Trovatore King's'l‘hcatre. Leven Street. Box office 229 1201. 7.15pm.

0 SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 15. Glasgow. £2.80—£8.30. More Tchaikovsky from the SNO

again this week. This time it’s Mark Lubotsky playing the Violin Concerto. The first Symphony by Sibelius is the main work on the programme. all conducted by Musical Director Neeme Jarvi. and opening the concert is Stenka Razinc by Glazunov.

SATURDAY 15 Glasgow

0 Organ Recital University Chapel. Glasgow University. Box office 339 8855 ext 571. 3pm. Free at door. David Sanger presents a varied recital of music for organ. which is being presented by the Royal College ofOrganists in association with the Glasgow Society of


O SNO City Hall. Candleriggs. Box office 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.80—£8.40. See Fri 14. Edinburgh for full description.

0 Post Concert Party Lower Lesson Hall. City Hall. Candleriggs. Box office 332 7244 (SNO). After concert. £1 .50 Friends; £2 Guests. Friends of the SNO invite you to join them for a wine and cheese meet-the-orchestra party. You can join at the concert. which starts at 7.30pm (see Listings).

0 Bow Gamelan Ensemble Four Acres Dowanhill Centre. 93 Hyndland Street. Box office 332 7521 (Third Eye Centre). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 20. Fri 21. Edinburgh. £2 (£1). See Fri 14 for full description.


0 The Rise and Fall of the City or Mahagonny King’s Theatre. Leven Street. Box office 229 1201. 7.15pm. Extra dates: 25. 27. 29(2. 15pm) Mar. Glasgow. £3—£16. See Sat 8. Glasgow for full description.

0 Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Box office 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm.

; £3.75 (£2/Young Scot £1). The final

concert in the Georgian Society‘s season is a contrasting programme of Haydn. Mozart and Beethoven

l quartets performed by the Salomon

Quartet. famed for their playing on authentic instruments ofthe period the music was written.

0 Edinburgh Bach Choir Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Box office Ticket Centre. 31/33 Waverley Bridge or 334 2183. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). With conductor John Grundy and some of Edinburgh‘s regular semi-pro soloists. the Edinburgh Bach Choir have a rest from the composer their name comes from and perform Haydn and Mozart. including the latter‘s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore K339. Mark Ann Kennedy is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No 24.



0 After dinner entertainment Ross Priory. Gartocharn. Box office 552 4400 ext 3444/2682. 7pm for 7.30pm. £8.50 (inclusive of three course dinner). An after dinner recital presented in association with the Ross Priory Club. Performers are George Mc11wham (flute) and Norman Currie (accordian). Advance booking essential.

O Paisley Abbey Choir Paisley Abbey.

Tickets at door. 8pm. £1.50. A

favourite of many choirs throughout

Britain. Stainer’s The Crucifixion is

the one item on the programme.

Regular organist George McPhee

conducts and sitting at the keyboards

in his place will be John Langdon.

0 Good Shepherd Chorus Henry

; Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Box

office 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) or

f 943 0256 (Mr T. F. Fields). 8pm.

£2.50. Conductors Richard Honner

and Marco Romano take the Good

Shepherd Chorus through a Haydn

j evening. The two works by the

{ composer in question are the

. Sinfonia Concertante Op 84 and the

' Harmoniemesse with soloists Margaret Preece. Joyce McCrindle. Jim Croom and Graeme Danby. It‘s in aid ofthe Musicians‘ Benevolent




0 Paragon Ensemble Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Box office 884 2965. 8pm. £3. This enterprising

_ little chamber ensemble present the first performance of Azioni Musicali by Badings. plus the Octet by John Geddes. Also on this programme of 20th century music is Berg‘s

j Chamber Concerto with Peter Mountain and Peter Seivewright as soloists.


0 Danish Concert- Kontra Quartet St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Box office

2257189. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Denmark‘s foremost String Quartet pay a visit to Edinburgh through the Danish Cultural Institute. Danish music comes in the form ofCarl

j Nielsen‘s F major Quartet Op 44 and

r the 2nd Quartet by Abrahamsen. Opening the programme is the

I Quartet by Mozart in C major. K465. 0 International Lunchtime Concert

Assembly Rooms. George Street. Box office 225 5373 (P & 0 Travel).

. 1pm. £3. This popular series of

concerts. with an informal air. welcomes guitarists Sergio and Odair Assad. who play music for two

7 guitars by Sor. Rameau. Faure’ and Albeniz. 0 Pro Arte Recital Reid Concert Hall.

Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Box office 228 l 155 (Usher Hall).

1 7.30pm. Extra dates: Tue 18

Glasgow. £3.15(£1.60). Susan

j Merdinger. a young graduate of Yale University. makes her debut in this

country. She is the youngest ofthe

; artists promoted by Pro Arte this

season. but has already won many prizes and awards. Programme includes music for piano by Mozart. Beethoven. Debussy. Gershwin and Schumann.


'3 Glasgow

0 Pro Arte Recital Henry Wood Hall. ; Claremont Street. Box office 334

i 6908 (Ambassador Classics). g7.30pm. £3. 15 (£1.60). See Mon 17. Edinburgh for full description.



BBC. 5 Queen Street. No tickets required. 1pm. Free. A group of rarities and a classical masterpiece performed by violinist Geoffrey Allen and pianist Gusztav Fenyo. Classical music of the true variety is Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in G Op 30 No 3. The rarities should be new to all but the super-knowledgeable. and include a Carmen Fantasy by

Franz Waxman. who. if known at all.

is well-respected for his film music.

0 Edinburgh Primary Schools String

, Orchestra McEwan Hall. Bristo Square.2299l66ext2176.7.30pm.

£1 (50p). Proud mums and dads. grannies and grandads. aunts and uncles and everybody else for that matter can share in the pleasure and enjoyment of these youngsters presenting the fruits of their hours of practice to the public.

. WEDNESDAY 19 Glasgow 2 0 Organ Recital Main Hall. Art

Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Free at door. 6.30pm. In place of the originally scheduled choral concert.

. Gordon Frier plays a varied selection

of music for organ.


1 0 Edinburgh Quartet Queen‘s Hall. f Clerk Street. Box office 228 1155 (Usher Hall) or 332 8691 (E0).

7.45pm. £2.75—£4 (£1 at door). The Edinburgh Quartet come to the end of their series which has had as its thread the set ofsix quartets by Haydn. Op 76. No 6 is the final work on this programme which starts with

Schubert‘s quartet in E flat Op 125

No 1. followed by Quartet No 2 by


o Heriot-Watt University Music Society Magdalen Chapel, Cowgate. Free at door. 1.15pm. The last event ofa season oflively lectures and recitals has Jennifer Scarce as its guest.

she’ll be giving an illustrated talk on the diverse traditions of Middle Eastern music.



. 0 Open Rehearsal Henry Wood Hall.

Claremont Street. Box office 332 7244 (SNO). 7pm. Free to Friends. Glasgow Friends of the SNO present a rare chance to see and hear the orchestra at work under the ever moving baton of Musical Director Neeme Jarvi.

o Pollok House Arts Society Pollok House. Pollok Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 423 2485. 6.30pm for 7pm. £7.50 (members): £12.50 (guests) (meal included). Mezzo-soprano Susan Kessler and accompanist Roger Vignoles visit the elegant surroundings of Pollok

. House for a recital including music i by Dvorak. Rodrigo. Respighi.

Gounod and Chabrier. Advance

I booking essential.

1 Edinburgh

3 0 Bow Gamelan Ensemble St Mary‘s

" Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Box

. office 226 5425 (Theatre Workshop) 1 and 225 2424 ext 6625 (Edinburgh

District Council). 7.30pm. Extra

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