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I Mackintosh, McDonald and Us: Voices Across a Century (iltlxgoyy l'niyerxity (‘oncert Hall. l'niyerxity .~\\'enue. 330 4003. lpm. l-ree. ('hauxxon and Schoenberg by Susan Hamilton (\opt‘ano). John ('ameron (piano/celexta). Helen Thomson (harp) and John Butt (harmonium). plllx acoustic and electroacoustic IIIUSlc inspired by the Mackintoxltex. designx.

I Scottish Opera: Tamerlano 'l‘heatre Royal. 383 Hope Street. 0870 000 0047. 7.l5pm. £8.50 £40. See prey ieyy. page 83. 3%: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius Revisited 2 (‘ity llitll\. ('andleriggx. 353 8000. 7.30pm.

£0 £31.50. See Hitlist. right.

>34 Katherine Jenkins Royal (‘oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £30 £40. See Hitlist. right.


I Die Fledermaus Playhouse. IX 33 (ireenxide Place. 0870 0003434. 7.30pm. £l0 £34. .\ neyy production of Stratm‘ light-hearted opera presented by lillen Kent and Opera International. Sung in tinglile

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Great Romantics 2 Queens Hall. 87 8‘) ('lerk Street. 008 30l‘). 7.30pm. £8 £34 (£0 £l8). the series continues \y ith a bright programme of \Veber. .‘ylendelsxohn and Schumann. \y ith brilliant young pianist .'\le.\ander Melnikoy and conductor John Nelson.


I The World of Wolf: Christianne Stotijn and Joseph Breinl RSAMD. I00 Renfreyy Street. 333 5057. lpm. £7 (£5). The BB(' Radio 3 series continues with meI/o-xoprano of the moment Stotijn and BB(' Radio 3 New (ieneration pianist Breinl.

I Festival Encore RS.'\.\ll). I00 Renfreyy Street. 333 5057. 7.30pm. £0

(£3 ). Sltoyycaxe concert. coyering a range of musical genre\. by performerx from tltlx year's (ilaxgon .\tu\ic l’extiyal.

I The International Classical Season: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with Lang Lang Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £l5 £35 (£l3 £33). Join the e\citing young piano superstar 11\ he exhibits lllx boundless talents in a performance of Rachmaninoy \ R/iu/mu/y on u 'l'lmne ul I’ueunini. ('xech music is repl'exented by l)\oral\\ .Sy'In/i/mny' .Vu (S and Janacek'x 'Iirrm Bill/m. ('Icch maextro Jiri Belohlayek conducts.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Great Romantics 2 ('ity llttllx. (‘andleriggx 353 8000. 7.30pm.

£l0 £33.50 (£7.50 £|0.80). See 'l‘hu to.


I Organ Recital .\lcl{\\an Hall. Hl'ixto Square. 050 3437. l.l0pm. l‘ree. Join Michael Bonayenttn'e for the lit‘xl lk‘i'fot'ri)atice of Salter\ l-irnlun' and Scottixh premiere\ of King's ()reun Symphony and Jackson's .S'urrl/ni'ur/y Srrnp/mnlr'y.

I Madama Butterfly l’lttyllotlxe. I8 33 (ireenxide Place. 0870 0003434. 7.30pm. £10 £31. Puccini's classic opera of loye in liaxt :\\til i\ brought to the stage by lillen Kent International Ltd.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s Elijah t'xher Hall. l.othian Road. 338 l I55. 7.30pm. £l0 £38. Mendelssolnh

dramatic oratoria liliiu/r. as conducted by Walter Weller.

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I Scottish Opera: Tamerlano 'l‘heatre Roy at, 383 Hope Street. 0870 000 (i047. 7.l5pm. £8.50 £40. See 'I‘hu I0.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s Elijah Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10 £30. See Hi )7.


I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra (irey friars Kirk. (irey friars l’lace. ’l'iclx'etxi on the door. 7.30pm. £7 (£5 l. (ierard I)oherty conducts a performance of Braltmx‘ l’iunn (‘niru'rrn .\'u 3 and Syin/ilmny .Vn / in the beautiful \etting of (ireyfriarx.

I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Reid ('oncert Hall. lidinburgh l'niyerxity. Brixto Square. 0770.3 073 843. 7.30pm. £0 (£3). Performing .\lo/art\ .Sy‘nt/tlluny' .\'u .3/ in I) 'I’uriy '. Schoenberg'x (‘liirrn/n'i' .S'y'rn/i/runy Ni) 3 and Beethoy ett'x .S'y'in/i/rnny' .Vu .7.

I Madama Butterfly l’layhottxe. 18 33 (ireenside Place. 0870 0003434. 7.30pm. “0 £3 I. See l‘il‘l I7.

I Georgian Concert Society St ('ecilia'x Hall. (on gate. 33‘) 80l8. 7.45pm. £ l 3.50 (£5/£0.50). ('larinet and fortepiano duo of (iary ('ooper and Jane Booth plus a fen of their friends keep the celebrations going in honour of the 350th anniyerxary of the birth of .\to/art. ly't'ee/xrun ’I‘rin. the immemely popular (lit/"inc! Quinlt’l and the (i minor I’iunu Quarter form their programme.

I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir (‘anongate Kirk. I53 (‘anongate 8pm. £7 (£5 ). liric \on lbler conducts a bumper programme of \yorlo by composers. including 'layerner. (ilinlxa. Arenxky and l-"in/i. (io to \y\\\\.c'lt;ltttbet'. ett\\ for ticket into.

I The Scottish Chamber Choir St (iilex' ('athcdral. Royal Mile. 330 0073. 8pm. £8 (£0. under l()\ free). Michael Harris conducts ax the choir launch their 3000-7 series \\ ith a Bach inspired programme. featuring his Rum/n. .lmu. [\UHIIII and Singer (Inn Hr’l'l'lt and other \yorlw connected to the ltltlxlc of the Baroque master.

I Soprano and Piano Recital St ('uthbert'x (lunch. 5 l.othian Road. 33‘)

l l43. 8pm. By donation. Music from opera to cabaret. including Purcell. .\lo/art. Handel. (irandox and Wei”. from 'l‘rinity ('ollege of Music-trained lttllxtclttllx l.l(ey 'I‘anat-Jonex and (iiltttottt‘ .\tcl.eod.

Glasgow I Anthony Alcock ('ity llallx: Recital Rooms. ('andleriggx. 353 8000. 3pm. £7.

An afternoon recital from the BB(‘ SS()\ principal double bass. including \otltttth by Bach and Hen/e.

I Mozart: A Celebration of 250 Years Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 3pm. £13 £34. The Mount l-"extiyal ()rchextra perform the great colttpoxel'\ .l/rlrl'ltler' (if l'lg’rli‘u ()i-crnn‘r'. [zinc Klr'lllr' .\}1('lninu\rl.. l’iunn (‘unr'r'rlu .\'() 3/. ('lilrlni'l (‘uni‘r'rln and .S'y'rn/i/runy .\'ri 40. it) lull l8th ('ettttlt'y garb.

I Scottish Opera Orchestra St .»\ndre\y \ in the Square. St Andre“ '\ Square. 0870 4000 800. 3pm. £l0 (£7). Dottglttx Hoytl colttltlctx the SU orchestra in a performance of .\lo/art\ Symphony .\'(i /. [\3/0. Beetltoy ett\ ()ltlly ‘/.‘- tttttl .\to/art'\ ./ll/)ll('l' Symphony.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hit”. 87 8‘) (‘let'ly Street. ()08 30l‘). 3.30pm. £0 £l4. Afternoon chamber concert lying in “ith the S('()\ (ireat Romantics \criex. \\ ith instrumental \yorkx by .\lclltlcl\\()lllt. Schumann and lll'illllllx.

I Sunday Choral Classics t'xher Hall. l.othian Road. 338 l I55. 3pm. £10 (£5 )1 one child per adult free. Iidinburgh ('horal t'nion and lidinburgh Youth ('hoir perform choral highlights from Handel to Haydn. \‘ia .\to/art and 'l'ayerner. plllx opera choruyes by Bi/et. \‘erdi and Wagner.

I Scottish Sinfonia (ireyt'riarx Kirk. (ireyfriarx Place. 008 30l‘). 7.30pm. £l0 (£3 £8). Neil Mantle conducts a\ the 100- \trong Sinfonia orchestra performs Beethoy ett\ [.cunnrrl ()H'I'Illl'l' .Vo .3. .\to/art\ tin/in (‘mii'r'i'lu .\'n 5 in u Major and \‘aughan \Villiains' .rt Syrnp/mny'.

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I John Ireland Prize RSAMD. I00 Renfreyy Street. 333 5057. l0am. l‘ree. ('ompetition for solo piano.


I Edinburgh Quartet: Contemporary Stockhridge l’ut'ixlt (’hurch. Saye (’oburg Street. 008 30l‘). 7.30pm. £ l0 (£3 £7). The group perform a selection of contemporary string quartet\ in conjunction \y ith the release of a new ('I) on I)elphian Records.


I Pupils of the Music School of Douglas Academy Ratttxltol'tt theatre. ()8 Ingram Street. 553 348‘). l.l5 3pm. £3. Top play erx from (ilaxgoyy '\ school for musically gifted children present a yaried programme of solo and chamber music.

I Edinburgh Quartet (il£l\:_'()\\ l'ni\er\ity ('oncert Hall. t'niyerxity .r\\enue. 330 4093. 7 0pm. l-‘ree. the quartet perfom Kenneth l)elilp\tcl'\ String Qtull‘lr'l .\'r) 4 I'lilIt‘ (in/(l l)(lII('(’I'}. James (‘lappel‘ton’x 'I‘llr' (irt'rll Uli'urr'r'. lidyyat‘tl Harper\ 'I'lim' I-‘n/A Settings and William Syyeeney \ String Quartet .\'u 3’.


I Piano Recital: Sam Haywood Reid ('oncert Hall. lidinburgh t'niyerxity. Brixto Square. 050 3437. l.l0pm. i-‘ree. 'l'yio helping\ of .\lacl.eod and one of ('hopin at tlllx lunchtime performance from multi ayyard-yy inning Berlin-based pianist.

lltly hood.

I Scottish Opera: Der Rosenkavalier l-‘extiyal 'l'heatre. l3 3‘) .\'icol\on Street. 53‘) 0000. 0.30pm.

£l4 £44. This exquisite fairy .\t()t'_\ is not lobe ltlixxetl. Richard Strutth Dr'r lfriyr'llkrti'tl/ir'l' tell\ the \tttt'} of tltyyat'ted loy e in l8th century Vienna. (iorgeoux production by l)a\ id .\tc\'icar and a conxixtcntly labtiloux cast.

Wednesday 22


I Strathclyde University Improvisation Ensemble ('rayy turd (’ale/Bar. l'niyerxity ()f Strathclyde. Jordanhill (’ampux. 70 Southbrae l)ri\'e. ()50 3438. 1.15 3pm. l’ree. l'nique and \poltttttteolh music of and for the moment. from one of the richest and 01th original enxemblex to emerge from the l'niyerxity. I Die Fledermaus Royal (‘oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £l8 £30.50. See 'l'lttt l().

I RSAMD String Department Concert RSAMD. lllt) chfreyy Street. 333 5057. 7.30pm. l'ree. Students from the academy \ string department drayy on lttxt year'x I’urliu/ In I’ueunini l-i'ylim/ for this afternoon concert. uhich \\ ill include the inaugural performance of the \ iolin built during the festiyal and a documentary about its construction.


I Fanfare Schools Concert 2006 l'xher Hall. l.othian Road. 338 l I55. 7.30pm. £0 (£4); family ticket £l3. l’tlpilx. bands. L‘llSL‘llihlL‘S and orchestra\ from acroxx the ('ity of lidinburgh (‘ouncil'x \clit)t)l\ [WL‘SL'IH Al \ltoyy case concert

‘Classical Music

2%: Katherine Jenkins She used to be a school music teacher and now she is the fastest selling female opera singer since Maria Callas. As the ‘Forces Sweetheart’. Jenkins has been entertaining the troops in Iraq and Kosovo and she’s also the official mascot for the Wales rugby team. And she‘s only 26. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Thu 76 Nov.

2%.: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius Revisited Since their early championing of the music of Sibelius in the 19403. the BBC 880 have always held a special place in their hearts for the great Finnish composer. Two renowned Sibelius interpreters Osmo Vanska. whose cycle of the symphonies with the BBC SSO ten years ago won huge critical acclaim. and Leif Segerstam along with Associate Guest Conductor Stefan Solyom each put their stamp on this magnificent music. City Hal/s, Glasgow. Thu 76, Thu 23, Sun 26 & Thu 30 Nov.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Adventurer A moving new symphony. his second. from Edinburgh based composer Edward Harper receives its premiere from the SCO, SCO Chorus and baritone soloist David Wilson—Johnson. Dealing with the themes of unexpected death and resolution of conflict. it takes inspiration from 19th century Dorset poet William Barnes and the hope for peace in the Middle East. City Halls, Glasgow, Fri 24 Nov; Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, Sat 25 Nov.

coyering style\ to suit all tastes e\erything from the \y mphonic \yorks to rock. ja/I and traditional Illllxlc.


I Music in the University: Damien Thantrey and Peter Hewitt (ilasgoyy l'niyerxity ('oncert Hall. l'niyersity .-\yenue. 330 4003. l.l0pm. Free. The pianist and baritone combine to bring us Schumann's Dic/zivrlic/u' and Samuel Barber\ nus/me (Hill Still.

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