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


l FRIDAY 17 '


0 Workshop Stevenson I Iall. RSAMI). Nelson Mandela Place.

: Tickets: 332 4101. 2.30pm. Free at

door. Vocal workshop directed by Charles Brett.

0 Scottish Early Music Consort l Icnt'y Wood Ilall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 552 5‘)61 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3.50 (£1 .50). ‘\\'i' a cog oi gude swats and an auld Scottish sang‘. In other words. a celebration of the Scottish Muse in vocal and instrumental music from Purcell to Weber.

0 David Munrow Anniversary Ensemble Stevenson Ilall. RSAMI). Nelson Mandela Place. 332 4202. 1pm. Free at door. A selection of Renaissance music in memory ofone ofthe greatest musieologists to concentrate on this period.


0 3N0 lisher Ilall. Lothian Road.

228 l 155. 7.3()pm. Iixtra date: Sat 18.Glasgow. £2—£8.80 (series discounts available). A Russian programme of Mussorgsky's Night on the Bare Mountain. 'I‘chaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto. with Jose Feghali as soloist. and the Symphony No 1 by Kalinnikov »— a rare chance to hear it.

0 Amadeus Filmhouse. Lothian Road. 228 2688. 2pm. Extra dates: Sun 1‘) and Mon 20. £1 .20(50p). The ()scar winning film about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart —- see Film listings.

0 Organ Recital McEwan Ilall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Herrick Bunney plays organ music by Bach. Franck and Boellman.

SATURDAY 18 - Glasgow

0 Choral Concert Kilmardinny House. Bearsden. Tickets: 031 225 718‘)(Danish Institute). 7.3()pm. £2.50 (£2) including wine soft drinks. Extra dates: Wed 22 and Fri 24. Edinburgh. Lille Muko. Copenhagen University’s choir. perform a selection of Danish and English choral music. including

3 several works by contemporary

Danish composers eg Rued Langgaard and Bo I lolten.

0 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2--£‘) (series discounts available). See Fri 17. Edinburgh for full description.

0 Intermezzo Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates Wed 22 & Wed 2‘). £3—£1‘).


lnbetween Bizet and Gilbert & Sullivan. Scottish ()pera sandwich Strauss’s Intermezzo. allegedly based on real events happening in his own life at the time. A wife believes her husband to be having an affair and decides to investigate.


0 Piccolo Pack Queen's I Iall. Clerk Street. 11am. Child £1 (Adult £2). Ticket Centre. 31 33 Waverley Bridge. The magic world ofdance is

explored for children (8—12). The

Scottish Chamber ( )rchestra plays everything from minuets and waltze.s to Scottish reels. See also Sat 25.

0 Conduct-In Reid Concert I Iall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Tickets: 332 325‘) (Mrs Russell). 2pm—5pm and 7pm—‘).30pm. £1 a minute or

1 £1 .50(£1 ) per session. Canvassing

for von Karajans. If the above prices appear a little confusing then bear in mind that this is a fund-raising events and a fiver would buy you five minutes of conducting an orchestra. ()r you may feel it's better value to pay £ 1 .50 and be entertained by others' efforts. In aid of Edinburgh Competition Festival Association.

0 SCO ()ueen's I Iall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 I 155 (Ifsher Hall). 7.45pm. Iixtra date: Sun 1‘). Glasgow. £3--£8.50 (cones and series discount available). A popular

programme of Wagner‘s romantic

Siegfried ldyll (a birthday present to

'. his wife celebratingthe birth oftheir son). the Piano Concerto by

' Schumann and Mozart'slupiter

Symphony. James Loughran

conducts and Maria Jose I’ires is the

i pianist.



0 SC() City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5‘)61.7.30pm. £3—£7.50 (series discountavailable).See Sat 18. Edinburgh for full description.


0 Friends of Scottish Opera Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets at door. 3pm. £1 .50 (guests £2). An illustrated talk by Norman White on Scottish ()pera's 1986/87 season.

0 Concertlor Cancer Reliel Queen‘s Ilall. Clerk S'I‘reet. Tickets: 226 5370 ( BMA House. 7 Drumsheugh Gardens). 7.3()pm. £4. A bevy of musicians including Bill McCue and various local names band together for an evening of Handel to Gilbert and Sullivan all in aid of Cancer Relief.

0 Piano Recital Danish Cultural Institute. Doune Terrace. 225 718‘). 7.30pm. £1 .50. Danish pianist Elsabeth Klein performs works by contemporary Danish composers including Per Norgaard. lb Norholm and Gudrun Lund.

0 Amadeus Filmhouse. Lothian

Road. 228 2688. 8pm. Extra date: Mon 20. £2.20. See Fri 17 and Film Listings for full description.

MONDAY 20 . Glasgow 0 Open Dress Rehearsal Theatre

Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 6.30pm. £1.50. A chance to witness Iolanthe in the last stages of

preparation. o Choral Concert Assembly Hall. ; Strathclyde University. Free at door. 2

1.15pm. Extra date: Wed 22. Edinburgh. Odense University

Choir with a selection of Scandinavian choral music and madrigals by Italian and British compose rs.


0 Amadeus Filmhouse. Lothian Road. 228 2688. Three performances. 2pm: £1 .20 (50p). 5pm: £1.80(£1.20). 8pm: £2.20. See Fri 1‘) and Film Listings for full description.


0 Iolanthe Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates Thurs 23. Sat 25. Tues 28. Thurs 30 & Sat 1 (Matinee). £3—£1‘). Scottish Opera‘s first go at G & It's an entertaining story of the adventures of a half-mortal. half-fairy in Parliament. with Gilbert‘s satire really coming to the fore in When Britain Really Ruled the Waves. See Panel.


0 Naxos Piano Duartet Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. These Glasgow players visit Edinburgh University with the Piano ()uartet by AC. Mackenzie and Mozart’s G minor K478.

WEDNESDAY 22 . Glasgow

0 Intermezzo Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra date Wed 2‘). £3—£l‘). See Sat 18 for full description.

0 Claremont String Quartet Burrell Collection. Pollok Country Park. Pollokshaws Road. Tickets at door. Quartets by Haydn. Elgar and Schubert by this group of players from the SN().


0 Choral Concert Central Hall. West Tollcross. Tickets: 225 718‘) (Danish Cultural Institute). 7.3()pm. Donations. Sec Mon 20 Glasgow for full description.

0 8C0 Ilsher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155' 7.45pm. Extra date: Fri 24.

| Glasgow. £3.50—£‘) (series discounts available). Always popular.

Vivaldi's Four Seasons should prove

itselfa winner again. especially with

Anne-Sophie Mutter as soloist. making her SC() debut. Schubert‘s delightful 5th Symphony and Rossini‘s Silken Ladder are also on tonight‘s programme.

0 Edinburgh Duartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 1155 1 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £2.75/£4

(series discount available). The first concert of EQ‘s 86/87 season opens with the linkman for all the concerts Dvorak. After his Op 80. there’s Shostakovich Quartet No 6 and l Beethoven‘s Op 5‘) No 1. the Rasoumovsky.

THURSDAY 23 i Glasgow '

o RSAMD Brass Ensemble Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 332 4101. 1 . 10pm. Free at door. A lunchtime concert of brass music from the 16th century to the present day. directed by Maurice Temple.

0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 7.3()pm. £6 and £4. The BBC SSO. with volatile conductor .lerzy Maksymiuk. helps Glasgow Cathedral celebrate its 850th anniversary. John Turner is organ soloist.

O Iolanthe Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates Sat 25. Tues 28. Thurs 30. Sat 1 (matinee). £3—£1‘). See Tues 21 for full description.


0 Friends at Scottish Opera with Justerini & Brooks Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets at door. 7.3()pm. £3. Wine in opera and wine tasting could have everyone singing by the end of the evening.

0 Italian Evening St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. 7.3()pm. Free atdoor. A selection of Melologhi. an old type of musical drama with a combination of spoken dialogue and music. Performers are Laura Panti and Angela Colombo. Presented by the Italian Institute.

FRIDAY 24 Glasgow

0 Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. 3324101. 1pm. Free at door. Thomas I‘Ielmsley (baritone) and Leonard I Iancock (piano) perform songs by Brahms and Schumann.

0 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 552 5961. 7.3()pm. £3.50—£8.50. See Wed 22 for full description.

0 Carmen Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7. 15pm. Extra date Mon 27. £3—£1‘). Playing to first-rate reviews. Scottish ()pera continue their new production of Bizct's most popular opera. Emily Golden sings the title role and John Mauceri conducts.


0 8N0 Usher I Iall. Lothian Road. 2281155.7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 25. Glasgow. £2—£8 (series discounts available). The subject of the Oscar-winning film just finished at Edinburgh Filmhouse is the title of Rimsky-Korsakov‘s opener this evening— Mozart and Salieri. In the second half there‘s the Mozart Requiem with a fine quartet of soloists and the SN() Chorus

conducted by Matthias Bamert.

O Choral Concert Craigmillar Park

' Church. Newington. Tickets: 225

718‘) (Danish Institute). 7.30pm. See

2 Sat 18 Glasgow for full description.

0 Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo

| Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Bach.

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