7.30pm. £2. Gordon Bok, singer/songwriter from the USA and Dave Goulder.

o The Bonnie Prince Charlie French Night 7.30pm-midnight. ‘French-style entertainment’ with wine, bread and cheese.

0 Scheme Olympia. 7.30pm. £2. Concert from the rock band.

0 Danny Mcllleil Gershwins, Strathaven. 8.30—10pm. Danny McNeil plays music by George Gershwin at the piano.

0 Vestegnens Musikhoiskole East Kilbride Old Parish Church. £1 . A concert from the Danish Choir in aid ofSt Andrews Hospice, Airdrie.

O Pompeii Revisited Torrance Hotel. 7.30pm. Free. An illustrated talk by Dr Peter Beaton


0 Come Into The Garden Maude Bruce Swallow Hotel. 1pm. £1 (50p). i Pardic Theatre Company present 5 Noel Coward‘s comedy. Bar and

buffet from 11.30am.

0 Guided Walk of East Kilbride Old Village Meet at Civic Centre 7pm. Tel 25845 for further details.

0 The Johnny Beattie Show The Village Theatre. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). A show from the popular comedian. l 0 Best Worst Verse Competition Gershwins, Strathaven. 8—11pm. Includes an appearance by Walter McCorrisken. Tel 22894.

0 Festival Fashion Show and Performance by Vestegnens ' Musikhoiskole Crystals Suite. Bruce . Swallow Hotel. Evening. In Aid of Kidney Dialysis. i


0 Come into The Garden Maude Bruce Swallow Hotel. 1pm. £1 (50p). Pardic Theatre Company in Noel Coward‘s comedy. Bar and buffet from 11.30am. 0 Aladdin The Village Theatre. 10am—2pm and 7pm. £1 . Presto Puppets present genies, lamps and



0 Come into The Garden Maude Bruce Swallow Hotel. 1pm. £1 (50p). Pardic Theatre Company in Noel Coward‘s comedy. Bar and buffet from 11.30am.

O Aladdin The Village Theatre. l()am and 2pm. £1 . Presto Puppets. 0 Carol Kidd Duartet The Village Theatre. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). The inimitable singer Carol and friends in a concert ofjazz.

0 Radio Clyde Disco Show Olympia. 7.30pm. £1.50.

0 Supper, Songs and Snatches Calderwood Community Hall. 7.30pm. East Kilbride Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Tel 24193.


0 Come into The Garden Maude Bruce Swallow Hotel. 1pm. £1 (50p). Pardic Theatre Company in Noel Coward‘s comedy. Bar and buffet from 11.30am.

o The Ballet Coe (London) The Village Theatre. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). An evening ofballet highlights— the Pas de Trois from Swan Lake. the Love Duet from Hansel and Gretel and

Lother highlights from the classics. |

14 The 30‘May 12 June

1 Institute, Medway Building, 74 Victoria Crescent Road, Dowanhill.

: Stevenson and others.

g Linn Choir with conductor H.W.

the iirst of a spate oi organ weeks to

2 invade Britain, its purpose then was to

f celebrate the Centenary of the ‘Father’

; Willis organ in Stockbridge's St. ; Stephen‘s Parish Church. Since then

2 McEwan iiall,St.Mary's Parish Church ; __ andthe RussellCollectionoiKeyboard instruments at St. Cecilia’s Hall in the

i modern ‘classical‘ organ, specially designedtoiitinwiththe Georgian

0 Music is listed as diary: by day, than From a Chorus. This evening? _ by city, than by gum, proceeds go to the Leprosy M15510n.


Choir St Andrew‘s RC Cathedral, FRIDAY 30

Clyde Street. Box office 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Music for occasions or, if you prefer, occasional music has affected the Glasgow history of music throughout the . Um centenary concert Goethe 5 centuries, particularly in the days of Purcell and Bach. Works by these composers including Love‘s Goddess Sure Was Blind by Purcell in a newly edited version by Alan 'l'avener, form the programme ofmusrc on this occasion.

s Edinburgh

0 Sweeney Todd Royal Lyceum Theatre, Grindlay Street. Box office 229 9697. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 31 at 3pm and 7.30pm. £3—£4.80 (£2—£3.80). Edinburgh Music Theatre Company continue their production ofStephen Sondheim‘s musical thriller. Sweeney Todd. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

SATURDAY 31 ' Edinburgh

0 Sweeney Todd Royal Lyceum Theatre, Grindlay Street. Box office

Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £3.50 (Friends of Scottish Opera £2.50). Composer/pianist Ronald Stevenson plays a number of Wagner-Liszt transcriptions and Sally Scott-Jupp, a young up and coming soprano from the RSAMD, sings songs by Liszt,

o Baroque Aid Concert Glasgow Arts Centre, 12 Washington Street (opp Holiday Inn), 221 4526. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1).

0 Tire Linn Choir Cathcart Old Parish Church. 7.30pm. Extra date: Tue 3 (South Shawlands Church). £1 . The

Gardner give two more performances of their programme of popular and some not so well known love songs, With Love


Organists are a bit of a breed apart in the music world, but from Monday 9—Saturday 14 there’s plenty oi opportunity to view them in their

natural habitatas the 6th Edinburgh Organ Week gets underway. Founded

by Edinburgh organist Philip Sawyer

and the Dutch Jos van der Kooy in 1980,

the Organ Weeks have featured many ' ‘- oi Edinburgh’s more distinguished ' instruments, including the organs oi A the Reid Hall, St. Mary’s Cathedral, the

Cowgate (NB open all year round and there who spoke up tor the installation well worth a visit— phone Edinburgh 3 oi an organ at a time when the ever University Music Faculty iortimes- cautious Church of Scotland viewed 667 1011). Last year and this yeartoo, g these ‘itists o’ whistles’ with great though, it's the new organ of the suspicion.

unusually oval—shaped Church oi St. Recitals at the Church oi St. Andrew Andrew and St. George (pictured) that and St. George, George Street on

sees most at the action (which for those 2 Monday 9, Tuesday 10 at 8.00pm, interested is mechanical in this ? Wednesday 11 at 1.00pm and 8.00pm, Friday 13, Saturday 14 at 8.00pm at St. E Stephen’s Church, St. Vincent Street on Thursday 12 at 8.00pm. Workshop for organists and recorder players on Saturday 14, 9.3oam—12.30pm at St. Andrew and St. George.(See listings for details). (Carol Main)

interioroithe Church).

it's a far cry from the days when Robert Louis Stevenson attended Sunday School in St. Stephen’s Church and his father was one 01 the few Elders

229 9697. 3pm and 7.30pm. £3—£4.80 (£2—£3.80); mat - all seats £3. See Fri 30 for full description.

0 Salvation Army Concert St Mary‘s Cathedral, Palmerston Place. Admission at door. 7pm. It‘s the Salvation Army’s Scottish Veteran Band Spring Festival with donations going towards the Scottish Youth Music School.

0 SND Proms Usher Hall, Lothian Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Tue 3, Wed 4, Thurs 5, Fri 6. Sat 7. Glasgow Proms June 13—28. £2—£8.30 (Child £2): series discount available: free tickets for first 50 UB40s. The Edinburgh Proms get underway with an all English programme conducted by SNO Musical Director Neeme Jarvi. Vaughan Williams‘ The Wasps Overture opens the concert. followed by Parry‘s An English Suite and Benjamin Britten‘s Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. Brian Raynor Cook is the soloist in Walton‘s Belshazzar‘s Feast, with the SNO Chorus (see panel on page 1). o Bach at St Cecilia’s St Cecilia‘s Hail, Cowgate. Box office 667 1011 ext 4577 (Edinburgh University Music Faculty) or 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 8pm. £3 (£2). The Scottish Early Music Consort open this year’s

u series ofthe popular Bach at St

Cecilia‘s with a programme of chamber music by Bach and Vivaldi played on authentic instruments of the period with Lorna Anderson (soprano).


0 Prince Consort Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street. Ticket Centre, 31/33 Waverley Bridge or 669 5723 (Alan Borthwick). 7.30pm. £2.40. David

Lyle conducts a concert performance ,

of‘The Arcadians‘ by Lionel Monckton with chorus and full orchestra. A very popular Consort concert, so book in advance.

0 Mondrian Trio Hopetoun House. South Oucensferry. Box office 228 1155 (Usher Hall) or 30a Inverleith Place (Concert Secretary). 8pm. £7. Michael Beeston (viola) and Alastair

Hardie (violin) join the usual line up

ofviolin. ‘cello and piano for a summer evening concert of Beethoven‘s Trio in E flat. the Piano Quartet in C minor by Faure and Schumann‘s Piano Quintet in E flat major. Tickets include wine and canape’s.



0 The Linn Choir South Shawlands

Church. 7.30pm. Shona Campbell join the Linn Choir as guest artist. See Fri 30 for full description.

3 Edinburgh

O SND Proms Usher I Iall. Lothian

Road. Box office 228 1155. 7.30pm.

Extra dates: Wed 4. Thurs 5. Fri 6, Sat 7. Glasgow Proms l3—28June. £2—£8.3() (Child £2): series discount available: free tickets for first 50 UB40s. They‘re all popular

programmes this week. but this must

be a concert ofsome of the world‘s most loved music. a feast of