Dance Drama Fri 4 and Sat 5. 10am—noon and 2-4pm. The last of the activities organised for children to coincide with the Child’s Play exhibition will be workshops in dance drama for childen run by Martha Arnott. a member ofthe Margaret Morris Movement.

0 MURRAYFIELD ICE RINK Riversdale Crescent. 337 6933 (buses 12.26.31 from city centre). Open daily from 2.30pm. but length ofsession varies. Ring for details. 70p (90p on Saturdays) plus 30p boot hire.

Group Tuition Sundays 10am—11.30am.£1plus 30p boot hire.

0 ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 7404.

Open Day 5 Sept. 11.30am—4pm. The Lyceum will be repeating last years highly successful free open day when the theatre opens up its backstage secrets and reveals all. Lots of fun for children who can go under the stage. up the flytower. or get mum or a friend to stand on stage and train a spot light on them from the circle. Refreshments.

O THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942.

Film Animation (Junior) Mondays and Tuedays 4—6pm. £7.50 for 8 sessions starting 7 Sept. A great chance to learn about the fun of film animation and to make a short film ofone‘s own at the end of the course. Numbers are limited so book as soon as possible.

0 WILKIE HOUSE Cowgalc. 225 2079. Youth Drama Classes Every Tue and Thurs 4—6.30pm and Sat 10am-4pm. Approx 30p per session. For 8— 15 year olds. and will gradually work towards another show. (probably for Christmas). New members welcome.

Creche Mon—Sat 9amr—4.30pm. Nominal charge. For children up to approx 7 years.


0 CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Child’s Play Until 5 September. £1 (25p) all proceeds go to Save The Children. Also see activities and fun.


0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 6382.

Children‘smatinees.2.15pm. All seats £1 bookable in advance.

Tales ot Beatrix Potter ( Li) (UK. 1971) 91 mins. Sat 5 Sept.

The Royal Ballet don animal masks to act out in dance Beatrix Potter‘s famous furry creatures.

Asterixthe Gaul (U) (France. 1967) 65 mins Sat 12.

The wily Gaul in action fortified with Getafix’s powerful and life-giving brew.

ODEON Clerk Street. 667 7331. Tickets £2 (cones £1.50) for perfs commencing before 6pm. £2.70 (cons £2) for perfs commencing after 6pm.

Living Daylights (PG) (John Glen. UK. 1987) Until 12 Sept. 1().3()am (all seats£l .50). 1.45pm. 5pm. 8pm. Spying made chic. suave and sophisticated Bond is back.

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


FRIDAY 4 Glasgow

0 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra SSO Centre. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209 (send SAE). BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. A second chance to hear soprano Irene Drummond in Edward McGuire‘s Loonscapes. Other works are Mahler‘s Blumine and Haydn‘s Symphony Nob-1. Odaline de la Martinez conducts.

o Hindsight-A Concert to Launch the Album Third Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 (not Mons). 8.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Edinburgh based composer/musician Nicky Hind. gives the public an introduction to his new album. Fusion ofvarious styles and influences. including jazz. classical and ‘systems‘ music. Musicians are Hind. Steve Kettley (saxophones). Dick Lee (clarinet) and a double string quartet.

SUNDAY . 6 Glasgow

0 Fund-raising Concert Westerton Church. Bearsden. Free at door. 7.30pm. An Autumn Serenade in aid of the council for Music in Hospitals. Performers are the Lydian Ensemble of Lydia Flett (soprano). George Mcllwhan (flute). Duncan Nairn (clarinet) and Stephen Adam (piano). Retiring collection for this most worthwhile organisation.


0 St Giles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. An hour of music for the unlikely


Frederic Rzewski. BBC Invitation Concert. but open to all.


0 Si Giles' At Six St Giles‘ Cathedral Royal Mile. Free at door. 6pm. A programme of music for cello and piano in the splendid setting of St Giles’ Cathedral.



0 Musica Nova— Dpen Rehearsal SN() Centre. Clarcrnont Street. Free at door. 10am—1pm. SN() rehearses Takemitsu. Zimmerman and Dillon under Matthias Bamert in preparation for their evening concert.

0 Music Nova Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre Candleriggs). 1pm. £2 (£1 l. A programme of new works from Glasgow University's Music Department.

0 Musica Nova Senate Room. Glasgow University. Further information from 332 7244. 2.30—4pm. Free at door. James Dillon. one of Musica Nova's four featured composers. in conversation with Roger Wright. concentrating particularly on ‘hclle Nacht'. receiving its world premiere this evening.

0 Musica Nova SND SN() Centre. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). A programme of new works by Toru Takemitsu and James Dillon. two of the composers featured at this year's Musica Nova festival ofcontemporary music.

0 Scottish Dpera Go Round Crawfurd Theatre. Jordanhill. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Wed 16. and 33 other performances throughout Scotland and Wales. Puccini‘s La Boheme is the new production ofthe highly successfuls Scottish Opera Go Round. on its first ever visit to the


Crawfurd Theatre. Sung in English to a new translation by Anthony Holden. it should be well worth looking out for.


0 Classical Guitar Society AGM 51 Clerk Street (Harper). Admission free. 7.30pm. The Annual General Meeting of Edinburgh‘s Classical Guitar Society. Reports. future plans and usual sort of AGM business.


0 Musica Nova Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre). £2 (£1 ). More new works as a result of the Musica Nova EIectro-Aeoustic programme. 0 Aida Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234. 7. 15pm. Phone for ticket prices. Scottish Opera opens its new season with a new production of Verdi‘s great opera. Janice Cairns sings Aida and John Treleaven is Radames. John Mauccri conducts. 0 Musica Nova Smoke Room. Glasgow University. Further information: 332 7244. 2—3pm. Free at door. Society for the Promotion of New Music holds its annual Composers' Forum. Composers introduce works to be performed this evening by Gemini and James Librick performs Dillon‘s Ti-re-ti-ke-Dha for solo percussion. o Musica Nova-The Composer in the 808 Senate Room. Glasgow University. Further informationz332 7244. 3.30—5pm. Free at door. A discussion led by David Bedford. Nicola LeFanu and Oliver Knussen about working as a composer.

o Musica Nova - Empire oi Passion Glasgow Film Theatre. 5.45—7pm. £2.40 (£1 .60/£1 . 10). Special screening of Nagisa Oshima‘s highly acclaimed film with music by Takemitsu. one of Musica Nova‘s featured composers.

o Musica Nova - Gemini Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £5 (£2). A programme ofshortish instrumental contemporary pieces by Janet Beat. Edward McGuire. Judith Weir. Ben Mason. David Bedford and Nicola LeFanu. Graham Treacher directs.


combination of harp, violin and piano accordion.



0 Musica Nova College Club. Glasgow University. Further information from 332 7244. 6.30pm. Free. Opening reception for Glasgow‘s 7th International Festival ofcontemporary music. All visitors are invited.

0 Musica Nova Glasgow University Chapel. Further information from 332 7244. 8pm. Free. Singcircle. one of the leading avant garde vocal

groups. gives the opening concert in this year‘s Musica Nova under director Gregory Rose. Music by Takemitsu. John Cage. Nono and


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