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




I Seventh Day (‘rawford Theatre. Jordanhill. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. lixtra date: Saturday 13. The resultsofScottish Opera For Youth's first ever Rock Opera Summer School. involving 63 school pupils in every aspect of putting on an opera.


I Stadtmusik Biel Ross Theatre. Princes Street. 1pm. Free. Musicde la Ville dc Bienne.

SATURDAY 13 Glasgow

I Seventh Day Crawford 'l‘heatrc. Jordanhill. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. See Fri 12 for full description.



I Cappella Nova Glasgow Garden Festival. 5. 15pm and 6.45pm. What used to be known as Scotland '5 Renaissance Choir shows its versatility in ( 'uppel/u Nova in Cabaret.


I St Giles' at Six St (iiles' Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. The Regency Brass Ensemble play music by 1 landel and Jeremiah Clarke in this regular summer series.

MONDAY 15 Glasgow

|I National Youth Orchestra of Scotland City Hall. Candlcriggs. 227 551 1 or 332 5057 (RSAMD). 7.30pm. £5 £3 (£2.50.£l .50). Opening the first Glasgow l-‘es'tivalof British Youth Orchestras. N\'( )S are joined by conductor .lames Loughran and pianist John Lill. Concert opens with Malcolm Arnold’s 'l'am ()‘Shanter Overture. followed by Rachmaninov‘s Piano Concerto No 3 and Shostakovich Symphony No 5.


I Lunchtime Concert Music Library. George 1V Bridge. Free at door. 12.15pm. Talented young sister and brother violin/cello duo Catherine and Jonathan Manson give an informal recital through Sir Yehundi Menuhin's Live Music Now! scheme.

TUESDAY 16 Glasgow

I Music at the Burrell Burrell Collection. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. 12.30pm. Free at door (donations welcome). First of a sericsof three lunchtime concerts features the Glasgow Parks Orchestra with the young mezzo-soprano Sandra Porter in a programme of music by Handel. Gluck. Mozart and Gerswhin. Proceeds to the

Musicians Benevolent Fund.

WEDNESDAY 17 Glasgow

I 380 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm—9pm. £4 (£2.5Family £ 10). A round the World in 80 Minutes stops at Beethoven tonight. not usually known for his geographical identity. but who cares'.’ ()vcrturc to Prometheus. Symphony N04 and the Emperor Piano Concerto with Stephen 1 tough. all conducted by Kees Bakels and introduced by Sheena McDonald.



I Warwickshire Schools Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 chfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3 (OAPs

£1 .50 children. students. unemployed. disabled free). The first Glasgow- Festival of British Youth ()rchestras. sponsored by British Aerospace. continues with young musicians from Warwickshirc playing Gounod's Petite Symp/imn'e. the ‘Cello Concerto in C by Haydn. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 6 and Mozart‘s Symphony No 40. the one that's still remembered from its chart topping success in the early 70s.


I Organ Recital Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. 12.30pm. Free at door. George Mcl’hec. organist of Paisley Abbey. leaves the town's 500th birthday celebrations for a trip to Edinburgh and a half-hour recital on the Wells Kennedy organ. Light lunches available in the Undercroft.




I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantrce Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.

9--1 1.45pm. £1. Regular informal singaround. instrumentals too. Occasional ‘bookcd' guests.

I Peat Diggers Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Folk entertainment.

I Ian Bruce Overdraught Bar. 128 Broomiclaw. 221 8286. Evening. Entertaining singer/guitarist.



I All Day Bushing Competition Buchanan Street Pedestrian Precinct. Part ofStrect Biz Fest. see separate feature.

I Gerry Ford and the New Duke Boys Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 8pm. £2. Leading Scots Country and Western singer and enthusiast. The voice of Radio Scotland‘s Country Corner and a successful Nashville recording artist in his own right. brings his packaged show on no doubt another sell out appearance.

I Naitan Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Afternoon. Fine

fiddle and box in Irish and Scots instrumental session.

I Kells Scott's Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Saturday residency. Pub singalong band. Popular.

I Ian Bruce Overdraught Bar. 128 Broomiclaw. 221 8286. Evening. Entertaining singer/guitarist.

SUNDAY 14 Glasgow

I Zut! La Chute Wintersgills. GreatWestern Road. Evening. Old timey. American and cajun.

I Parlt ear Argyll Street. Near Kelvin Park. Evening. Instruments in the back room.

MONDAY 15 Glasgow

I Irish Music Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. 4290922. Evening. All Ireland competition winners in a weekly informal session.

TUESDAY 16 Glasgow

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Tonight. little Scots folk band Cruachan.



I Blacldriars Folk Club Blackfriars Bar. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 8pm. £1. Tonight Alasdair Robertson the singer/songwriter. keyboard player. accordionist and guitarist. ofthe Zydeco Ceilidh Band. does the fortnightly guest honours.




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In the shop, you will find a unique selection of gifts, books and toys, with an extensive range of craft materials, including maybe the largest range of jewellery beads in Scotland.

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Wednesday 17 August 7.30pm. City Hall, Glasgow.



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Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 ‘Emperor’

Stephen Hough piano Kees Bakels conductor

Tickets: Adults £4; Children £2; Concessions £2; Family £10. The Ticket Centre, Candleriggs 041o227 5511.

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