£2—£9. In what‘s likely to be a popular programme. Edith Volckaert is the soloist in Bruch‘s Violin Concerto. The two other goodies are Sibelius‘ Symphony No 5 and Beethoven‘s Coriolan Overture.
0 In Conversation 5 Northumberland Street. Tickets: 557 2727 (Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge) or 334 7414 (ECAT). 8pm. £2 (Cone £1 ). Sir Peter Maxwell Davies talks about his music and life.
0 Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Free at door. 1pm. Artists in residence. the Alberni String Quartet. are joined today by clarinettist John (‘ushing for the Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 1 15 by Brahms.
0 Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. In today's concert in Edinburgh University‘s regular series oforgan recitals Herrick Bunney plays Parry‘s Fantasia and Fugue in G. the Chorale No 1 by Franck and a Toccata by Mulet.
O SND Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat
3 l . Glasgow. £2—.£8.
( SATURDAY 31
0 Flying Dutchman Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 5. Sat 2 l . Thurs 26 Feb: Wed 4 March and March dates in Edinburgh. £3—£19. See Tue 27 and panel for full description.
0 SNO City Hall. ('andleriggs. 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2—£9.
0 Schola Cantorum of Edinburgh St Mary’s Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets: 228 l 155 (Usher Hall). 7.30pm. £5. The Mass in B minor by J .S. Bach with soloists from within the chsoir and conductor Eric lbler.
O SCO ()ueen‘s l lall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. Extra date: Sun 1.Glasgow. £3—£8.50. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies starts off this evening with his own ()verture ‘Jimack the Postie'. . followed by Schonberg's Verkliirte Nacht..‘v1ozart's Clarinet Concerto (soloist S('()'s own Lewis Morrison) and. finally. to say goodbye with. Haydn's ‘Farewell‘ Symphony.
0 Piano Recital Society of Musicians. 2 Belford Road. Tickets at door. 8pm. A programme of music for
piano performed by Dr Colin Kingsley.
0 3CD (‘ity Hall. (‘andleriggs 552 5961. 7.30pm. £3—£7.50. See Sat 31. Edinburgh for full description.
0 Good Shepherd Chorus Henry Wood Hall. (‘laremont Street. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) or 9430256(i\1r Fields). 8pm. £2.50. A
concert performance of Bellini‘s Norma in aid ofthe Musicians Benevolent Fund and Tear Fund. Soloists include well known singers Maria Moll. Linda Finnie. Gordon Christie and Graeme Danby.
0 Scottish Sintonia Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 1155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £3 (£2.40/£1.5()). With Neil Mantle conducting. this impressive amateur orchestra perform a big programme of Brahms‘ 3rd Symphony. Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Rachmaninov‘s Piano Concerto No 1 in which the soloist is Colin Kingsley.
0 Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Free at door. The Competition runs throughout the day. The Dunbar-Gerber Prize Competition for Violin and Piano.
0 Ulidian Piano Trio Assembly Hall. Strathclyde University. James Weir Building. Montrose Street. Free at door. 1.15pm. Beethoven‘s Archduke Trio and arrangements of Burns‘ songs by Haydn and Beethoven.
0 Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. A violin and piano recital by Lucy Cowan and Audrey Innes of Beethoven‘s Sonatt ()p 30 No 3 and the Violin Sonata by Prokofiev.
‘ WEDNESDAY 4
0 Lunch and ListenTheatre Royal. Hope Street.33l 1234. 1pm. Soprano Kathryn Harries.
about her life in the music world. Check with Theatre Royal Box Office for price.
0 Piano/Organ Recital Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 339 8855 ext 4092. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Keyboard Music of the British Isles. 1550—1800. No. it‘s not a chosen subject for Mastermind. but the title ofJohn Kitchen‘s series of4 recitals using instruments belonging to Glasgow University. This is No 2.
0 Evening Concert Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Free at door. 7.30pm. Chamber music for violin and piano performed by Leon Spierer and Lawrence Glover. Brahms. Grieg. Schubert.
o The Marriage of Figaro Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234.
7. 15pm. Extra dates: 7 and 27 Feb. 3 and 7 March (matinee). Glasgow; 18 and 21 March. Edinburgh. £3—£19. A popular success from Scottish Opera‘s last season. Mozart‘s Marriage of Figaro returns to the Theatre Royal.
THURSDAY 5 Glasgow
0 Masterclass Stevenson Hall.
RSAMD. Nelson Mandela Place. Free at door. 10am and 2pm. After performing last night. violinist Leon Spierer now shows how he does it and tries to get students to do it too. 0 Voice/Piano Recital Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. Wolf‘s Italienisches Liederbuch performed by Lorna Anderson (soprano) and Robert Dean (baritone) with Malcolm Martineau. piano.
0 Flying Dutchman Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 21 . Thurs 26 Feb: Wed 4 March and March dates in Edinburgh. .£3—£l9. See Tue 27 and panel for full description.
0 SCD Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usher Hall). 7.45pm. £3—£8.50. An all Baroque programme of Handel. Vivaldi. Telemann and Bach featuring Michala Petri on recorder.
o Atelier Musique de Ville D’Avray French Institute. 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 8pm. £3 (conc £2/£1.50). New works from France by this contemporary music ensemble. preceded by introductory talk between director. Jean-Louis Petit. and Scottish composer Peter Nelson at 7pm.
Please note that evening sessions begin at approx 8.30pm unless otherwise stated.
0 Nailan Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. Good fiddle and box music. mostly Irish.
0 Steam Jenny Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Regular pub folk trio.
0 North Sea Gas Platform 1. Rutland Street. Evening. Cheerful pub entertainers.
0 Tim and Steve Royal Oak. Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Late night folky watering hole.
0 Burns Ceilidh Penicuik Folk Club. Navaar Hotel. 8pm. £2 (£1.50).
SATURDAY 24 Glasgow
0 Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4989]. Evening. Irish sounds. O Ceilidh Riverside, Fox Street. 10pm—2am.
0 Scottree La Taniere. Fox Street (offClyde Street). 1—3pm. Two guitars and a fiddle. Buskers in residence.
0 Steep The Feet Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4179. Evening. Music and song about Glasgow.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Late bar and late sessions.
0 This 'n’ That Central Hotel. Royal Terrace. Evening. Folk and Country. singalong.
SUNDAY 25 Glasgow 0 Jack Street Jug Band Black Bull Hotel Folk Club. Milngavie. Evening.
0 Paisley Folk Club Ardgowan Hotel. Blackhall Road. 8pm. £1.50.
0 Country Folk Scott's Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening.
0 Ian Strachan and Friends Youngs Hotel (formerly the Glenelg). Leamington Terrace. 9pm. Free. Up from Wales with an assortment of exotic old Celtic instruments and Breton songs.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Session in basement bar.
MONDAY 26 Glasgow
0 Shades Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4179. Evening.
0 Irish Session Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. next to Citizens‘ Theatre. 429 0922. Evening. Jimmy McCue. legendary fiddler and friends.
0 Bopcats Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Three of Busketeers in the big back room.
0 Reverend Brothers The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Acoustic instrumental music.
0 Nobody's Business Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. Evening. Blues in a kill.
0 Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Regular Scottish music session. Bar till 1 1pm.
0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Songs with 5-string banjo. Bar till 1.30am.
. TUESDAY 27
0 Steep The Feet'l‘olbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4179. Evening. Glasgow in song.
0 Nailan Victoria Bar. Stockwell Street. Evening. Fiddle and accordion music.
0 Covers Wintersgills Great Western Road. Evening. Mainly Sixties folk songs.
0 Bannermans Bar Cowgate. Evening. Assorted traditional music in the backroom.
0 Kenny Grier Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Guitar and songs. mainly folk.
WEDNESDAY 28 -
0 Naiian Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Fiddle and accordion at the centre ofa traditional instrumental session.
0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. 552 4179. Evening. Folk and country blues.
0 Reverend Brothers Shore Bar. Shore. Leith. Evening.
0 Bob Hownslow and Friends Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening.
24 The List 23 Jan — 5 Feb