on violin. Another follows in a month‘s time.
I Erlsmena by Cavalll English Literature Drama Lab (Crown Theatre). Hill Place. off Nicolson Street. 7.30pm. See Tue 25.
SATURDAY 29 Glasgow
I La Traviata Theatre Royal. llope‘Strcet. 331 1234 or 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: May 5 and 26 at 7. 15pm. June 3at 2.15pm — Glasgow. 20 and 24 June at 7.15pm — Edinburgh. £3—£23 (conc available). See Tuesday 25 for full description.
I Clydebanlt Lyric Choir City Hall. Candlcriggs. 227 5511.8pm.
I Edinburgh Royal Choral Union Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. £3.50—£7 (£2). English music from the
20th century with Walton's Belshazzar's Feast as the centrepiece. Neil Mackie and David Hack are the soloists in Britten‘s Serenade for Tenor. Horn and Strings and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra plays the Grand March from (‘aractacm by Elgar. Chorus Master Christopher Bell conducts and Michael Pearce is the baritone soloist in the Walton.
I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Queen‘s liall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm.
£3.50 (£3). All the Bs. with Bax's Tintagel. Barber's Violin Concerto (soloist
Elizabeth Layton) and the Symphony No4 by Brahms.
I Erismena by Cavalli English Literature Drama Lab (Crown Theatre). liill Place.
offNicolson Street. 7.30pm. See Tue 23.
I St Giles at Six: Concert St Giles'
‘La Républieaine’ takes us back in time to the satirical and militant songs of the Revolution and through the two centuries that followed.
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Tuesday 25 April at 7.30pm George Square Theatre,
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Cathedral. High Street. George Gwilt (flute) and Michael Lester-Cribb (piano) in Prokofiev's Sonata for Flute and Piano
MONDAY 1 n in urg I The Pirates ol Penzance King's Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra dates: Tuesday 2 at 7.30pm. Wednesday 3 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £4.50—£12.50. The New D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in this colourful Gilbert and Sullivan score all about pirates on the rocky Cornish shore and their various adventures.
I RSAMD Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Jean 1 lighgate Scholarship for singers.
I The Linn Choir. City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm.
I Peter Walllisch Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. 11 Bagatelles by Beethoven and 7 Fantasies by Brahms in this lunchtime piano recital. I The Pirates ol Penzance King's- Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra date: Wednesday 3 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £4.50—£l2.50. See Monday 1 for full description.
I HSAMD Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Governors‘ Recital Prize for singing. I 8C0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.40—£9.40. Last concert ofthe SCO's winter season should be a cracker. Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts and soloist isJohn ()gdon in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 3. Opening the programme is Stravinsky‘s Dumbarton Oaks and Mozart‘s last symphony. the Jupiter. brings it all to aclose. I McEwan Triennial Festival: Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 1.15pm. £1 (Season ticket £7.50). In the first of seven concerts of Scottish Chamber Music. William Conway is the cellist and Peter Evans the pianist in Peter Nelson’s Cello Sonata (1984 McEwen Commission); Edward McGuire's3 Dialogues and John Bevan-Baker‘s Legend. I McEwen Triennial Festival: Evening Concert Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). The Bingharn String Quartet in James MacMillan‘s Visions of a November Spring ( 1988 McEwen Commission); Peter Maxwell Davies' Quartet and John Lunn‘sStrange Fruit.
I The Pirates ol Penzance King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 2.30pm and 7.30pm.£4.50—£12.50.See Monday 1 for full description.
THUR DAY 4 Glasgow
I RSAMD Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. Governors' Recital Prize for chamber music.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Clara Schumann — A Musical Portrait presented by pianist Rosemarie Wright.
I McEwen Triennial Festival: Lunchtime Concert Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 1.15pm. Edward McGuire's
( 'auldrop ofImprovisations. John Maxwell Geddes' ( ’allanisli 3. and Thomas Wilson‘s [)ream Music are among
the pieces at today's lunchtime concert. I McEwen Triennial Festival: Lecture Concert Hall. University ofGlasgow. 5pm. Professor Frederick Rimmer talks on ‘Scottish Chamber Music and the McEwen Commissions'.
I McEwen Triennial Festival: Evening Concert University Chapel. University of Glasgow. The University Chapel Choir. directed by Stuart Campbell. in Frederick Rimmer's .llagcificat and .Vttnc Dimittis
( 1988): Martin I)a|by"s Mater Salutaris. Kenneth Leighton's .4 wake My Glory. David Johnson's A Christmas Canon and Judith Weir's IlluminareJerusalem.
I The Mikado King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201 . 7.30pm. Extradates: Friday 5 at 7.30pm and Saturday (1 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £4.50-L‘l2.50. New D'Oyly Carte ()pera Company in the second oftheir productions this week. this time in a production directed by John Wells. It‘s all wildly improbable. of course. but it‘s still the most loved ofall the Gilbert and Sullivan Savoyoperas and. like the others. it‘s a rather clever satire on what was goingon in late 19th century Britain.
I 8C0 Queen‘s 1 iall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—L‘9.()0. See Wednesday 3. Glasgow. for full description.
I Spirit OiThe West/Pete Coe ( ilzlsgtlyy ArlsCentre. 221 4520. 8pm. Raversfrotn Canada. Spirit play Folk ‘n' Roll with a strong Celtic input. and have been over quite a few times in recent years. Pete Coe is a consummate l'olk club performer. with a mastery of English folk song. storiesand lore. a talented multi-instrumentalist. and a strong songw riter to boot.
I Rowanlree Folk Club Row antrec Inn. By lfdtlingslon Cross. l'tltlingslon. 8.30pm. £1. Regulars and guests.
I Ceilidh Riverside. l’ox Street. ol'i Clyde Street. 248 3144. 10pm. L3. Get there early.
I Tonight A1 N000 Preservation i in”. Victoria Street. 22o 38in. livening. Electronic folk rockers and songwriters from Scotland.
I The Humppl Family The 'l'rading Post . 32 The Shore. l.eith. 553 .7164. lllpm till late. Free. Resident weekend band. Spool country and western.
I Kevin Tail ( ’andlemakers Arms. Grassniarket. 9pm 12.30am. Pub folksinger.
I Beggars Mantle l’lallorm l.Rutland Street. 225 2433. layening. Singalong folk band.
SATURDAY 22 Glasgow
I The Session Band Blackl'riars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Afternoon. Celtic instrumental.
I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681 Live niusic.
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. oflCLVde Street. 248 3144. 10pm. £3. Gets crowded.
I The Nordic Fiddlers Sheraton l lotel. l.otliian Road. 8.30pm. Visiting Baltic liddler's rally.
50 The List 21 April — 4 May 1989