1990 PREVIEW MARCH
As one of Glasgow 1990’s two official publications. The List will offer comprehensive. up-to-date guides to what’s on throughout the year. In this month‘s preview, we look ahead to events beginning on or before Saturday 31 March. Events which begin before Thursday 8 March are described in greater detail in the appropriate listings sections.
12 The List 23 February — 8 March 1991)
such vintage. rarely screened delights as]
I Scottish Horror Film Festival All-night extravaganza. including new releases and
BoughlA Vampire M otorey'ele. Sat 24—Sun 25 Feb. Salon Cinema. Vinicombe Street.
I Jock Tamson's Bairns L'ntil Sat 24 Feb. Tramway. 7.30pm. '
I Enrico IV Pirandelio‘s study ofinsanity and self-delusion. L’ntil Sat 3 March. Citizens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm.
I Bob Boy Isaac Pocock‘s adaptation from Seott's life ofthe famous Scots rebel. Until Sat 24 Feb. Bute Ilall. University of Glasgow. 7.30pm.
I The Brus Theatre PFK return to the
Wallace and Bruce myths in George Byatt's play about Scots resistance fighters. Tue 27 Feb—Sun l l Mar(not Mon). Tron Theatre. 7.30pm.
I The Tokyo Trip A worker for a Silicon Glen-based Japanese company is increasingly concerned about health and safety at work. The company offer hera trip to their Tokyo headquarters. but only on condition that she stop her investigations. Written by Stephen Greenhorn. the play will be opened by Cumbernauld Theatre in their home venue before goingon tour. Thurs 22 Feb—Sat 3 Mar.
I Freaks Adaptation. featuring real-life disabled people. of the cult film by Tod Browning. Sat 3—Mon 5. Wed 7—Sat 11) Mar. Tramway. 8pm.
I The Comedy oi Errors The English Shakespeare Company adapt their mentor's early comedy. Mon 5—Sat 1() Mar. Theatre Royal. 7.30pm (also 2.30pm Sat).
I The Four Horsemen oi the Apocalypse Philip Pope directs this adaptation of Vincente Blasco lbanez' fiction. which became best known when made into a film starring Rudolph Valentino. Fri 9—Sat 31 Mar. Citizens' Theatre.
I Ma Mammy‘s Story Clyde L'nity Theatre tour Glasgow communities with the second part of Aileen Ritchie's trilogy. based on the city's dance halls ofthe 1960s. Mon 12 Mar—Sun 1 April. Forfull tour details phone ()41 33‘) 8655.
I When the Bough Breaks American Connexion present Robert Clyman‘s domestic drama. in which a young couple face the agonising choice of lettingtheir premature baby die. or keeping it on a life-support system and having to look after a handicapped person for the rest of their lives. Thurs l5—Fri 16 Marfl'ron.
I John Brown's Body John McGrath directs the Wildcat company in the follow-up to the highly successful Border Warfare. Mon 1‘) Mar—Sat 21 ApriI.Tramway.
I L'Amiiparnaso A radically updated version of Vecchi's late 16th-century comic opera. set in an Italian restaurant. and dealing with the lives and loves ofthe waiters and their clientele. Tue 2()—Sun 25 Mar. Tron. 7.30pm.
I New Choreographers 1 As part ofthe New Moves season. Mike Mayhew and Becky Edmunds present new work in a double bill with Martin Gent and Martin Coles. Thttrs 22—Fri 23 Feb. Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm.
I Giant Gregory Nash Dance Group in a multi-media show. choreographed by Nash. designed by actor director‘designer Kenny Miller. with a commissioned score by Peter Salem. Tue 27~Wed 28 Feb. 'l‘ramway. 7.30pm.
I New Choreographers 2 A triple hill of new work from partners Stephanie Bowyer and Sue Smith. Virginia Farman and Sian Thomas. and the dance company. Nomads. Thurs l-Fri 2 Mar. Third Iiye Centre. 7.30pm.
I Rosemary Lee. Wendy Houston and Liz Rankin Three solo performances from Lee. a dance with ghetto blaster and guest star from Houston. and the British premiere of Looking Behaviourfrom Rankin. who will be accompanied by Paul Griffin. Thurs 8—Sat 11). Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm.
I Edge Sue MacLennan and company combine dance and theatre in a piece which attempts to examine the ‘bizarre implications' of the century's scientific discoveries. As touches of humour are also promised. it won‘t be quite as cerebral as the theme might suggest. Tue l3—Wed 14 Mar. Tron. 7.30pm.
I Gold The British premiere of the latest work from Dutch iconoclast Truus Bronkhorst. Thurs l5—Fri 16 Mar.Tron. 7.30pm.
I 0 Boom/0 Tree Another British premiere. this time from Alain Platel‘s Les Ballets Contemporains de la Belgique. Sat 17—Sun 18 Mar.Tron. 7.30pm.
I Careful Aim Energetic. even dangerous performance by the USA‘s David Dorfman. together with a programme of solos and duos. Thurs 22—Fri 23 Mar. RSAMD. 7.30pm.
I The Mikado The Savoy Opera club presents Gilbert & Sullivan‘s Japanese operetta. Until Sat 24 Feb. King's Theatre. 7.30pm (also 2.30pm Sat).
I The Grand Duke Another Gilbert 8; Sullivan. presented this time by the Orpheus Club. Mon 26 Feb—Sat 3 Mar. 7.30pm (also 2.30pm Sat).
I La Forza Del Desiino John Mauccri conducts Scottish Opera‘s new production of Verdi‘s splendid. fatalistic opera. Last date Sat 3 Mar. Theatre Royal. 7. 15pm. I Duke Bluebeardts Castle/Oedipus Rex The first ofScottish Opera's new productions for 1990 by Bela Bartok is designed and directed by Stefanos Lazaridis. whose production of Oedipus was an acclaimed success last year. Reviewed last issue. Thurs l Mar.Theatre Royal. 7. 15pm.
I Chamber Music Graeme McNaught and the Scottish National Orchestra play Chopin and Schumann. Fri 23 Feb. Merchantsllouse. 12.45pm.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra plays Mozart. Schoenberg and Liszt. Fri 23 Feb. RSAMD. 7.45pm.
I Scottish National Orchestra plays Liadov. Mussorgsky. Elgar and Ravel. Sat 24 Feb. City Hall. 7.30pm.
I John Currie Singers First of six concerts. four of them based on music from previous
I Mozart and Salieri The RSAMD ()pera Class perform Rimsky-Korsakov‘s opera about the rivalry between the two composers. Tue 6. Wed 7. Fri 9. Sat 10. RSAMD.7.15pm.
I SND with Matthias Bamert Sat 10 Mar. City Halls. 7.30pm. The British premiere of Hindemith's Sancta Susannah along with Brahms' German Requiem.
I Franki/Pauk/Kirschhaum The trio perform works by Mozart. Beethoven and Schubert. Sun 11 Mar. Westbourne Church. 3pm.
I 8C0 with Heinrich Schiii Fri 16 Mar. City Halls. 7.30pm. The celebrated cellist plays and directs Beethoven's 2nd Symphony and Haydn's Cello Concerto in C major. I Cracow Philharmonic Krzystof Penderecki‘s Passacaglia. Violin Concerto and 2nd Symphony. conducted by Penderecki himself. in the first visit of the year from an international orchestra. Tue 20 Mar. City Halls. 7.30pm.
I 8N0 with Bryden Thomson Mixed programme of Rimsky-Korsakov. Prokofiev and Borodin. Sat 24 Mar. City Halls. 7.30pm.
I SND with James Loughran Beethoven‘s Eror'ca Symphony. Thurs 29 and Sat 31 Mar. City Halls. 7.30pm.
I Merchants' Music The Scottish Piano
Trio with works by Dvorak and Mendelssohn on Thurs 8 and 15 Mar. works for guitar and flute on Thurs 22.and the IIand-Dupre Guitar Duo on Thurs 29. Merchants‘ House. 12.45pm.
ART & EXHIBITIONS
I The British Art Show The work oisome forty young artists has been chosen to reflect the latest developments in contemporary British art. l'ntil l 1 Mar. McLellan Galleries.
I Degas' images oi Women Paintings. prints. drawings. pastels and sculptures. with the exhibition on tour from the Tate Gallery being complemented by works from the Burrcll‘s permanent collection. Until Sun 25 Feb. Burrell Collection.
I The Art oi the Print I and il I’artl continttes until Mar 3 »- see Art listings. Part II. covering the 19th and 20th centuries. features work by Turner. Constable. Degas. l.autrec. Picasso. Matisse. Klee and Kandinsky. Part II Sat 11) Mar- Sat 28 Apr. I Iuntcrian Art Gallery.
I David Mach - Here To Stay The wacko experimentalist is back. with sculptures made out of 100 tons of old magazines. Sat 5 Mar—Sun 2‘) April.'l'ramway.
I Steven Campbell The first one-man show in his native city by Campbell. one ofthe most successful Scottish painters ofthe past decade. including many new and recent works replete with heavily symbolic. almost religious imagery. Sat ll) Mar—Sat 21 April. Third liye Centre.
I Glasgow's Great British Art Exhibition A strong contingent of Glasgow artists—- Steven Conroy. Ken Currie and Peter llowson — complement works by. other well-known names such as David Hockney. in this second part ofthe inaugural season at the revamped McLellan Galleries. Selected by .lulian Spalding. the new director oiGlasgow Museums and Art Galleries. the exhibition is expected to provide a sharp contrast with its predecessor. the British Art Show. which has met with a fair amount ofcritical disapproval. not least from Spalding himself. Mc1.cllan Galleries. Tue 27 Mar- ~Wed 9 May.
I Fernand Leger‘s Circus Lithographs from the 1920s. when the artist was experimenting with forms derived from the cinema. Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Sat 24 Mar-v Sat 22 April.
I UK Comics Convention Sergio Aragones from Mad magazine and artists front 2000 AI) will be present. and. ofcourse. thousands ofcomics will be on sale. City Chambers. Sat 31 Mar—Sun 1 Apr.
EVENTS AND E PARTICIPATION
I Oidhche Bardachd is Ciuil An eveningoi Gaelic poetry and song. with performances of Scottish song. and recitals by an Irish and a Welsh poet -- in their own languages. then translated into English. There will also be an exhibition and sale ofGaelic books. Contact lan MacDonald on (1-11 330 5 190 for confirmation oftime. Fri 2 Mar. Moir Ilall. Mitchell Library.
I National Trust Greenbank Garden Walk The first of a series ofw alks in the National Trust's garden. There will be two walks each month throughout the summer: further information from Gordon Borthwick of the National Trust onii~11552 8391. Sat 10 Mar.(ireenbank Garden. Fienders Road. (‘larkston
I BAFTA Cratt Awards The behind the scenes toilers in film and television are rewarded by the annual recognition of their work. Sat 11) Mar. GET. 7.30pm. I Dome of Discovery An exhibition which presents pioneering scientific discoveries through a collection of machines and artefactsold and new. Wed 21 Mar—31 Dec. South Rotunda.