(£1.50) An evening of cabaret from two highly individual stand-ups. Hatty Hayridge plies a wonderful line in dead-pan comedy

while Johnny Immaterial has

his own brand of wry, off-the-wall humour.


GLASGOW Performance

0 THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street Box Office 331 1234. Open Mon—Sat 10am-6pm (to 7.30 on performance days).

Rambert Dance Company Tue 17—Sat 21 Nov. The ‘Ballet’ has been dropped from their name and Rambert return to Glasgow with two programmes.

Programme Dne Tue 17—Thurs 19 Nov. 7.45pm. Tickets £4.50—£8.50. See List Ticket Offer. Free introductory talk on Wed 18 at 7pm. You may remember Michael Clark’s Swamp from last year’s Rambert visit. Body Map design for Clark’s classically tough choreography. Wolfi is new. Choreographed by Lynn Seymour (like Clark a rebel from the ballet stage) this piece was inspired by the life of Mozart. Andrew Logan, founder of the Alternative Miss World show, designed the set. Pulcinella, with designs by the artist Howard Hodgkin, is choreographed by the company’s director, Richard Alston. Programme Two Fri/Sat, 20/21 Nov. 7.45pm. Tickets £4.50—£8.50. Free introductory talk on Fri 20 Nov at 7pm. Choreographed in 1953 to an Eric Satie composition, Septet is a Merce Cunningham revival seen in New York this spring and now receives its Rambert premiere in Glasgow. Strong Language is Richard Alston’s latest ballet using costumes designed by Katherine Hamnet. Dancing Day is a Christopher Bruce ballet. Introductory Matinee Wed 18 Nov. 2.30pm. £3.50 all seats. Richard Alston will introduce the company and its repertoire as dancers perform extracts from ballets to illustrate. Michael Clark’s Swamp and Alston’s Dutiful Ducks will then be performed in full.

0 STUDIO THEATRE, 261 West Princes Street, 331 2931. Scottish Ballet’s new studio theatre opened this month in style with a Gala Performance.

Programme Three goes

modern With The Water’s Edge choreographed by Robert North with music by Ian ‘Jethro Tull’ Anderson, For You Were Mine choreographed by Lloyd Embleton, Libera Me by Paulo Lopes and Just Stepping Along by Jane Jewel. Modern Ballet Quartet 26, 27, 28 Nov and 3. 4. 5 D_e_c.

Oriental Trio: 13, 14 Nov.

All performances 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5).


0 GARNETDANK SCHOOL Renfrew Street 357 1450 (for info).

Tueday Contemporary 7—8.30pm. £2. Liz Ingram teaches beginners contemporary.

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE Washington Street. 334 3349 (for info).

Thursday Contemporary 7—8.30pm. £2. Jane Simpson teaches intermediate contemporary.

0 HILLHEAD SECONDARY SCHOOL Oakfield Avenue 334 1657 (for info.) Thursday Cunningham 8—9.30pm. Fiona Alderman teaches.

Thursday Jazz 6.30—8pm. Karen Paisley teaches jazz at beginner/elementary level.

0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street 332 7521.

Lloyd Newson Tue 24—Fri 27 Nov. This energetic teacher (his classes are apparently always packed in London) comes to Glasgow continuing Third Eye’s excellent new Master Classes. After a number of years with Extemporary Dance Theatre, Newson has now formed in his group under the title, DV8 Physical Theatre. Get physical yourself!

0 STEPS OUT 261 West Princes Street 331 2931.

Tuesdays Scottish Ballet’s teaching team take juniors for Contemporary at 6pm and adults for Jazz at 7.15pm. £2 (£1), £1 .50 for juniors. Wednesdays Adult contemporary class 6pm. £2 (£1).

All classes held weekly until 16 Dec and then from 12 J an—23 March inclusive.



0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS, 54 George Street, 225 3614. Info. from Kate Craik.

Dance Classes The very popular dance classes, started last year, pick up for a new season. The range this year is even more varied you can dance Flamenco one Wednesday and Afro-Caribbean the next Thursday. At £2 (£1) per class they are good value. 6pm start.

Mon 16 Nov: Contemporary with Marilyn Williams; Tue 17 Nov: Jazz with Sheridan Nicol; Mon 23 Nov: Contemporary with Lloyd Newson (see also Third Eye Centre, Glasgow); Mon 30 Nov: Contemporary with Marilyn Williams.

Dance Weekend Sat 14 Nov 9.30am—4pm, Sun 15 Nov 10am—9pm. Weekend ticket £10 (£4). Advance tickets from Usher Hall, Lothian Road Mon—Sat 10am—5pm, 228 1155 or register on day. With Sheridan Nicol, Marilyn Williams, Royston Muldoom and Dundee Rep. Dance Co. Classes, workshops and choreography culminating in an informal performance on Sunday evening. For anyone over 16 with or without dance experience.


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




0 Thomas Wilson Festival BBC 880 Centre, BBC, Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209, BBC, Queen Margaret Drive (please send s.a.e.). 7.30pm. Free. The last of four concerts celebrating the 60th birthday of Glasgow composer Thomas Wilson. Tonight the hosts‘ own orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony, give the premiere of the newly written Viola Concerto with James Durrant as soloist. Introit and the popular St Kentigern Suite come on either side.


0 Organ Recital McEwan Hall, Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Michael Lester-Cribb plays the Symphony No 5 by Widor, the one with the famous toccata much beloved at weddings.

0 SNO Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 2281155.7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 14, Glasgow. £2.50—£9.90 (children £2.50). Unusual repertoire from the SNO tonight, but definitely worth hearing just the same. Tchaikovsy’s Symphony No 1, subtitled Winter Daydreams, is in the second half, while works by Szymanowski and Shostakovich make up the first.

o 3’: Company presents Music Porn While Laigh Room, St Cecilia’s Hall, Cowgate. Tickets: 332 4930 (Jennifer Logan). 7.30pm. £2.50. Soprano, baritone and piano trio with a huge variety of songs from Purcell and Poulenc to Britten and Berberian and even that late addition to the Bach family, Mr

P. D.Q. In aid of Arthritis and Rheumatism Council for Research in Scotland.



0 SNO City Hall, Candleriggs, 552 5961. 7.30pm. £2.50—£9.90 (children £2.50). see Friday 13, Edinburgh, for full description.

0 Fiddlers Rally Couper Institute, 86 Clarkston Road.

0 Fiddlers Rally Partick Burgh Hall.


0 Edinburgh University Musical Society McEwan Hall, Bristo Square. 7.30pm. Admission programmes at door. £2 (members £1).A ‘scratch‘ performance of Verdi’s Requiem, with Christopher

Bell as conductor. All keen singers of whatever voice (but preferably in tune) welcome. Take your own music if you’ve got it.

0 Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). A Viennese Evening including Till Eulenspiegel by Richard Strauss, Seven Early Songs by Alban Berg and, to make it a proper Viennese evening, lots of music by Johann Strauss, including such popular favourites as the Emperor Waltz, Tritch Tratch Polka and Overture to the Gypsy Baron.

o Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia’s Hall, Cowgate. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall). 7.45pm. £4 (£3/£l ). James Bowman, counter-tenor, and the King’s Consort present Mr Henry Purcell ’s most admirable composures , interspersed with songs and instrumental pieces by Handel, Byrd and Blow.

0 Scottish Chamber Choir St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place. Tickets: 228 1155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). All British programme of Vaughan Williams’ G minor Mass, Britten’s Te Beam and Jubilate Dec and the Sequence forAlI Saints by Kenneth Leighton. Colin Tipple conducts and Peter Backhouse is organist.

SUNDAY 15 Edinburgh

0 Friends of Scottish Dpera Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 3pm. £1.50 (£2). An invitation to bring your own favourite record and share it in this family favourites session.

0 Choral Evening St Mary’s Parish Church, Bellevue Crescent. Tickets: at door. 7pm. £2.50 (£1) (incl refreshments). J ubilo sings works by Gershwin, Scott Joplin and Jerome Kern, choruses from The Messiah and The Creation, psalms by Schubert and Vaughan Williams and folk songs by Bartok.

MONDAY 16 Edinburgh

0 Music in Camera Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7pm. Free by ticket only. An evening recital by Heinz Holliger and Maurice Bourgue (oboes) to be recorded by the BBC for future broadcast.

0 Edinburgh Secondary Schools Orchestra Assembly Rooms, George Street. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Conductor Colin O’Riordan takes his talented young forces through the Symphony No 5 by Shostakovich, 3 Bavarian Dances by Elgar and Rossini’s Tancredi Overture.

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