Clyde Street. 20-1 332‘). Singer songwriter club. All welcome. Pass-the-hat admission. Free drinks to performers. Must be own material.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. l.ive acoustic music.
I Folk Session Ilalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. livening. Instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne 1 Iotel. York Place. 556 5577. b’pm. Singaround. I Bod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Easy Club's vocalist. solo.
I Allan Johnston Band IfAttache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West Iindof Princes Street. 9.30pm- 12.30am. Free. Singer songwriter's electric and acoustic folk-based band.
I The Globe West Port. informal session. 9.30pm.
I Kevin Tait Trader Vic's. Victoria Street. 9pm. Folksinging entertainer.
I North Sea Gas Platform I.Rutland Street. 225 2433.153 ening. Scottish folk duo.
THURSDAY 7 Glasgow
I Star Folk Club ( ilasgow Society of Musicians. 7.3 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell ’l'heatre. Spin. £1 .50. Richard Grainger. Midlands singer sotth riter.
I Glasgow University Union t 'niversity Avenue. Lounge Bar. t130me12.30am. Folk. Jazz. or Blues Nights. Studentsand guests.
I Seannachie l.':\ltttelle. basement of Rutland Hotel. West lind of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Scottish traditional band with singer.
I Green Tree (‘owgate livening. Folk session. 9pm—-midnight.
I Kevin Tait ( ‘andlemakcrs Arms. (irassmarket. 0.30pm.
I Academy of Ancient Music Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street.332 5057. 1pm. Free by ticket. A Plaint’and Ifasie Introduction to Practical! M (Ls‘ickc with songs. ducts and operatic scenes by ‘ Purcell and Handel performed by Emma Kirkby. James Bowman. Mark Caudle and Robert King. I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. Emma Kirkby and James Bowman reveal the secrets of performing Baroque vocal mUsic. I Glasgow University Music Club Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 7.30pm. Free at door. Informal concert ofchamber music performed by students. I New Beginnings 550 Centre. Broadcasting House. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 330 2355. 8pm. Free. More music from the Soviet Union. performed this evening by the BBC SSO with their conductor Jerzy Maksymuik. Part. Denisov. Shchedrin and Gubaidulina are the composers.
I Organ Recital Reid Concert Ilall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. James Parsons of Oundle School plays works from Mundy to Maxwell Davies with some Mendelssohn to open and close his well varied programme.
I 8N0 L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £2.95—£12.70 (standby £2.50). Extra date: Saturday 25. Glasgow. The Martinu series of symphonies under Bryden Thomson continues with No 2 this
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evening. Violinist Midori is soloist in Mendelssohn‘s concerto and the programme is completed by Kamarinskaya by Glinka and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.
I An Evening with Oscar Wilde St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 556 5225 (Somerville). 8pm. Extra date: Saturday 25. £4 (£2.50). An entertainment by Cameo — singers. harp and piano— combining reading from the works of Oscar Wilde with music of the period.
I New Beginnings Fyfe Lecture Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10.30am—12.30pm; 2.30pm—4pm; 4.15pm-5.30pm. Extra date: Sunday 26. Free. Two day Music Forum with various Soviet and Scottish eminent musicians and musicologists in discussion about contemporary Soviet music.
I 8N0 City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£I2.70 (standby £2.50). See Friday 24. Edinburgh. forfull description.
I Scottish Nighl Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3. An evening ofentertainment in aid ofThe Trefoil
Centre with the Craigmount Strathspey and Reel Society and the Pentland Singers.
I Xenakis Celebration Sculpture Hall. Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’sllall Box Office). 8pm. £4 (£2.50). New Music Group of Scotland and Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust get together with Edinburgh University on the occasion of Greek born composer lannis Xenakis receiving an Honorary Doctorate. Works include Mists for solo piano (Roger Woodward). Keren for solo trombone (John Kenny) and Waarg for chamber ensemble.
I An Evening with Oscar Wilde St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 5565225
(Somerville). 8pm. £4 (£2.50). See Fri 24.
I New Beginnings Fyfe Lecture Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.
l 1.30am—1pm;2.30pm—4pm; 4.15pm—5.30pm. Free. See Saturday 25 for full description.
I Cantilena Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (TicketCentre). 1pm. £3.50. Attractive Sunday lunchtime programme of early classics including Hadyn‘s C major Cello Concerto (Ist movt). Haydn‘s Symphony N010 and the Concerto for Strings by Albinoni.
I John Currie Singers Paisley Abbey. Tickets: 332 5057 (RSAMD Box Office).
7.30pm. £6 (£4). The first Messiah this coming-up-for-Christmas time. It's in the JCS‘ new venue where they‘re joined by Paisley Abbey Choir.
I New Beginnings RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £4.5()(£2.50). Paragon Ensemble and Students of Douglas Academy in an inventive programme including the Soviet composer Sumera's Playfor Wind Instruments and a joint collaboration between him and Strathclyde school children entitled Music for Glasgow. Scottish music is featured with Bill Sweeney‘s Sharakan.
I Scottish Sinionia Queen's Hall. Clerk street. sex 2019. 7.45pm. mama/£2). 1 Neil Mantle and his orchestra in another challenging programme. this time with George Watson‘s College Girls' Choir in l
Holst‘s Planets. Stravinskys Rite ofSpring '
is in the second half.
THE GILDEB BALLOON STUDIOTHEATRE
223 COWGA‘I’E.EDINBURGH TEL: 031-225 4463
Tlckete on sele et receptlon o! 309 Gellery. Tel: 031-225 3013
THE SHELTER YRENFREWCOURT. RENFREWCHAIBERS. GLASGOW TEL: 041-332 6231
Tickets on eele et ebove venue
THE SHELTER ( The Comedy Shoo)
Thurs. 7th December 1989
NORMAN LOVE" THE PANIC BROTHERS HATTIE HAYRIDGE MARK MIWUROZ MYSTERY GUEST COMPERE - STU WHO
Friday 8th December 1989
NORMAN LOVE" JOHN SPARKES PHIL KAY
MARTHA McBRIAR COMPERE - STU WHO
EDINBURGH rue snore onuoou
Friday 8th December 1989
THE PANIC BROTHERS HATTIE HAYRIDGE MARK MIWURDZ
OOMPERE - FRED MAOAULEY
Sat. 9th December 1989
JOHN SPARKES MARK MIWURDZ HATTIE HAYRIDGE OOMPERE - STU WHO
I’lcltets £4.50 (£3.50 Concession)
Doors open 8.3llo.m. tor 9.30pm.
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