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



0 St Giles' at Six St Giles Cathedral. High Street. Tickets free at door. 6pm. Roderick Somerville and Elizabeth Fletcher (soprano) are tonight's performers in this regular series ofearly Sunday evening music.



0 Recital Pollok Ilouse. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. Tickets at door. 3pm. Free. Relax for an hour or so with this informal harpsichord recital. Worth staying afterwards to have a look round the house.

WEDNESDAY 16 Glasgow

0 Organ Recital Church ofSt Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets at door. 511p. 1pm. Archibald Sanderson gives this lunchtime‘s organ recital on the fine instrument ofSt Andrew and St George‘s. No idea what the music will be just have to give it a try.


O 300 Gala Evening Hopetoun House. South Oueensferry. Box Office 2281155(LfsherHall);(l-11 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 7.3(1pm. Extra Date: Sat 18. £12 (inc wine): add £111 for buffet supper. £12 may seem a lot of money for one evening. but it‘s certainly a full one. Entertainment includes the SCO in An Italian Serenade with popular Scottish baritone Donald Maxwell. a reception with piper. SCO Brass, Peter Evans on piano and music for harp performed by Saida de Lyons. Dancing to the Lothian Dance Band starts at 11.30pm (until around 1am) and. ofcourse. everything takes place in the stunning elegance of Hopetoun House.

SATURDAY 19 Edinburgh

0 SCO Gala Evening Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Box Office 228 1 155 (Usher Hall); 041 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £12 (inc wine): add £1() for buffet supper. See Fri 18 for full description.

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0 StGiles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Tickets free at door. 6pm. A varied selection of music for flute. oboe and piano in a summer evening recital in the impressive surroundings of St Giles‘ Cathedral.

WEDNESDAY 23 Edinburgh

0 Lunchtime Choral Recital St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Tickets at door. Free. 12pm. Entertaining the tourists (and hopefully some of the Edinburgh public supporting their sister-city). a touring choir from San Diego visit Edinburgh as part ofa triptbrough Britain. It‘s the San Diego Master Chorale.

0 Organ Recital Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets at door. 511p. 1pm. Can it be this joyous day already"? Randy Andy and fun-loving Fergie making their way down the royal aisle'.’ Get away from all the modern media coverage and hear Philip Sawyer play organ music for a Royal Wedding Day. the good stuff ofsuch days gone by.


0 Please note that evening sessions begin at approx 8.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Commonwealth Arts Festival events are listed separately. See Commonwealth Arts Festival Diary, page 17 and Souvenir Guide facing page 16.

Glasgow Folk Festival Events are listed here.

FRIDAY 11 Glasgow

0 Concert and Ceilidh (Glasgow Folk Festival) Winter Gardens. Glasgow Green. Hosted by the Comhaltas

. . . . . . i ( eoltoirt Eirean (Michael Coleman

Branch) 8pm. £3. Tickets available from Comhaltas Musicians (sessions on Mondays at the Stage Door Bar) or Festival Ticket Outlets. Bar. Featuring: Geroid ()‘Leary. Shamrock School of Irish Dancing. Honndalstausene from Norway and Carlisle Cloggies.

0 Workers Song Concert (Glasgow Folk Festival) Star Folk Club. Carlton Place. Late licence. 8pm. £3. Tickets from the Star Folk Club.

0 Tolbooth Bar Glasgow Cross. Evening. Naifan. a group of indeterminate number with fiddles. melodeon. guitars etc.



0 North Sea Gas Platform One. Rutland Street. Evening. Duo with mandoline and guitar. favourite singalong folk songs and the biggest bodhran in the world.

0 Colin Ramage Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. All welcome. Singaround. Bar till 2am.



0 Grand Morris Tour of the city‘s shopping precincts (Glasgow Folk Festival) With Gallus Morris. Carlisle Cloggies. IIoniidalstausene and Sallyport Rapper. Morning and afternoon.

0 Rondalstausene (Glasgow Folk Festival) From Norway at Babbin Bowster. Lunchtime.

0 Traditional Singers Competition (Glasgow Folk Festival) YMCA Hall. Steel Street. 12.311pm. 511p.

0 Stramash—The Invitation Concert (Glasgow Folk Festival) Performance at the Winter Gardens. 3pm. £1 .51) (£l ). Tickets available from Festival Ticket Outlets. .'\ loose collection of talent and mayhem from Glasgow.

0 Farewell to the Ideal Band (Glasgow Folk Festival) Winter Gardens. 7.3llpm. £2. Bar.

lain Mackintosh. gentle singer and banjo player; Clutha. one of the first Glasgow folk groups. Arthur Johnstone and MC Danny Kyle.

o Ceilidh (Glasgow Folk Festival) Winter Gardens. 111.3llpm-r-lam. £2. (Evening tickets £3). Clachnacudden Ceilidh Band.

0 TOlbOOth Bar Glasgow ( 'ross. Evening. Fozzie and Friends. Acoustic ftrn.

O Kells Kelvin Park l.orne l lotcl. Sauchiehall Street. Iivening. Bar till 12.311pm. Popular electric acoustic Irish/Scots.


0 Ian McNair Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. livening. Bar 1111 2am. Border ballads and Beatles.



0 Folk Dance Workshop (Glasgow Folk Festival) Winter Gardens. 1 lam. Hosted by Galltts Morris.

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra in the ballroom ol Hopetoun House.

o Honndalstausene and Jelling Folk Dancers and Musicians (Glasgow Folk Festival) Briggait Centre.

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0 International Folk Dance Festival (Glasgow Folk Festival) Winter Gardens. l..‘sl)—(ipm. Free. All the foreign dancers -— Carlisle Cloggies. Dalriada Dancers. Gallus Morris. Sallyport Rapper. Glasgow Assemble and MC Bob Blair.

0 Final Concert (Glasgow Folk Festival) Winter Gardens. 7.3(lprn. £2. Setanta. fine Glasgow o—person line-up: Malin I lead. upwardlv mobile [Edinburgh Scots Irish Band; Diggery Venn and Ian Bruce and Sandy Stannage with MC Gordon Hotchkiss of the concertina and loud suits.

0 Farewell Ceilidh (Glasgow liolk Festival) Winter Gardens. 111.3(1pm—lam. £2 (evening tickets £3). With The ()ccasionals.

0 Steam Jenny Kelvin Park 1,orne Hotel. Sauchiehall Street. livening. Folk trio. acoustieguitars.

0 TOlbOOth BarGlasgow Cross. livening. .lack and Dave. Guitar and Banjo.


0 Glenelg Hotel Learninglon ler't‘at‘c. New .‘vlanagetnent. Music in back rootn. 8pm. MaggieCruiekshank and Friends from the local folk clubs. 0 Nancy Nicolson Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 Zlflo. livcning, l-ine singer and tnelodcon player.

0 Nobody's Business Bannertnan's Bar. Cowgate. 550 325-1. livening. Music therapists. ionized sounds.

MONDAY 14 _ Glasgow

0 Irish Music Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. 42911022. livening. The Glasgow Irish Players with champion fiddler .limmy McCuc.

0 The Covers 'l’olbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Versions ofold hits somewhat rearranged.

o Busketeers \Vinlersgills. ( it'eat Western Road. Iivening. Music from a time capsule. sax and stratocaster.


0 Gill Hewitt Royal ()ak. Infirmary Street.557 2977i. livening. Bar till 2am. Songs with banjo. and singaround.

o Fiddlers Arms ( ir'assmarkct. 32‘) 2055. livening. Session led by Ann‘s fiddle and Neil‘s box.

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