I Magnus At Large Work by the German artist Dieter Magnus. who specialises designing urban renewal projects. Fri 4—Sat 26 May. Mackintosh School of Architecture.
I Glasgow Belongs Paintings by Glasgow artists reflecting all aspects of city life. Sat S—Wed 30 May. 905 Gallery.
I The IBM Collection A selection from the computer company‘s holdings in recent British art. Sat 5 May—Sat 2 June. Glasgow School of Art.
I John eeliany Paintings, watercolours and drawings by one ofScotland‘s best-known artists. Sat S—Thurs 31 May. Compass Gallery.
I Stuart Sutciitte Paintings by the Beatles‘ original bassist. who forsook music for his artistic career. but died. aged 22. in 1962. Sat 5—Wed 30 May. Barbizon Gallery.
I Jalan Jalani The city‘s first exhibition of Malaysian arts and crafts. Sat 5 May—Sat 2 June. Collins Gallery.
I Zabat Recent work from Glasgow-born artist Maud Sulter. Sat 5 May—Sun 3 June, Street Level Gallery.
I Twentieth Century Printmakers A review of the past 90 years‘ achievements in the artform. with works drawn from the Hunterian and other Scottish collections. Sat 5 May—Sat 23 June. Hunterian Art Gallery.
I James Abbott McNeill Whistler Exhibition ofctchings. lithographs and drawings by the American artist. Mon 7—Wed 30 May. Ewan Mundy Fine Art. I Peter Howson Paintings and prints by one of Scotland‘s most successful young artists. Tue 8 May—Sat 2 June. Glasgow Print Studio.
I STUC Banners - The Common Thread Poignant. often nostalgic look at Scottish labour history. traced through a series of trade union banners. Wed 9 May—Sun 3
Gosiar Warrior, one of nine sculptures by Henry Moore on show in PolloltCountry Parlt until October. Photo reproduced by kind permission of the Henry Moore
June. Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove.
I Scottish Designer of the YearAward Selection of award-winning work from the new biennial competition. Wed 9 May—Sun 10 June. Ca D'Oro Building. Gordon Street.
I The Compass Contribution A celebration ofthe past 21 years of the Compass Gallery. featuring work by artists who have shown there in the past. Thurs 1() May—Sun 24 June.Tramway.
I Our Lives—A Glasgow Childhood 1940/1990 Exhibition designed to teach children about the differences in life in Glasgow 51) years ago. Mon 14 May—Sun 2 Se .Ha s Castle.
I Paris Africa Club The Tramway‘s six-day celebration of world music and dancing. Wed 25 Apr: Cheba Fadela (Algeria). supported by the London-based group Rokoto. Thurs 26 Apr and Tue 1 May: the Saaba Dancers from Burkina Faso. Fri 27 Apr: Papa Wcmba (Zaire) plus support. Sat 28 Apr: Ali Farka Toure (Mali) plus support. Sun 29 Apr: Kaba Mane (Guinea Bissau) plus support. All events at the Tramway.
I Salome The Welsh National Opera production of Strauss‘ opera. conducted by John Mauceri. with Cynthia Makris in the title role. Wed 25 Apr—Tue 29 May. Theatre Royal.
I Edinburgh Ouartet Works by Mozart. Tchaikovsky and Thomas Wilson. Fri 27 Apr. Hutchesons‘ Hall.
I This Is Glasgow A choral tour of the city. featuring bass-baritone Donald Maxwell. Tue 1 May. City Halls.
I Franck Sonata Anne McGhee on violin and Neil MacFarlane on piano in this lunchtime recital. Tue 1 May.
Hutchesons' Hall. I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Jukka-Pckka
Saraste conducts a programme ochbern.
Berg and Mozart. Wed 2 May. CityHalls. I Music For May Violin and piano duo. with Rona Murray and. presumably. a second person. Wed 2 May. Hutchcsons' Hall.
I Debussy, Chopin, Copland Programme by Glasgow University music students. Tue 8 May. Hutchesons' Hall.
I McEwen Memorial Concert Mistry String Quartet with a programme including Gordon McPherson's new work. Dead Roses. Wed 9 May. Glasgow University Concert Hall.
I Cosi tan tutte Peter Hirsch conducts Mozart‘s popular work. with a cast including Jane Eaglen and Claire Shearer. Thurs ll). Sat 12. Thurs l7 and Wed 31) May. Theatre Royal.
I The Whistiebinities Traditional Scottish music. Sat 12 May. St Andrew’s Parish Church. St Andrew’s Square.
I The Threepenny Opera Scottish Opera. conducted by Stuart Ilutchison. perform the Brecht—Weill classic for the first time. with a cast including German singer Dagmar Krause as Jenny. Mon lJ—Tue 15 May. Tramway.
I Leda Plano Trio Works by Haydn and Shostakovich. Tue 15 May. Hutchesons‘ Ilall.
I Luciano Pavarotti Perhaps the most eagerly awaited ofall this year's events. The great Italian tenor. accompanied by Scottish Opera. will perform a repertoire ofoperatic arias. SECC. loMay.
I Brandenburg '90 One of six concerts by the Glasgow Festival Strings featuring Bach's Brandenburg concertos and works by other composers. Sun 20 May. St Andrew‘s Parish Church. St Andrew‘s Sq I Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Music by Glinka. Prokofiev. Sveridov and Stravinsky. Sun 20 May. City I lalls.
I Glasgow Orchestral Society Programme to be confirmed. but will contain Schumann‘s Third Symphony. and a specially commissioned work. Sun 21) May. Henry Wood Ilall.
I Mozart. Britten and Francaix Programme performed by students of the RSAMD. Tue 22 May. llutchesons' l Iall.
I The Feast ot the Pheasant Part of the Glasgow Early Music Festival. this is a faithful reconstruction of a banquet held by Philip of Burgundy in Lib-i. in which all the musicians jumped out of a pie and began to play. Tue 22—Wed 23 May. Tramway.
I Handel. Albinoni. and Mozart Played by the Glasgow Festival strings. Programme to be confirmed. Wed 23 May. Merchants' Ilall.
I Madama Butterfly Puccini‘s opera produced by the great Spanish actress Nuria Espert. sung in Italian. and conducted bv John Mauceri. Wed 23. Sat 26. Thurs 31 May; Sat 2 (matinee). Tue 5 June: Theatre Royal.
I Hariprasad Chaurasia Concert by the celebrated Indian flautist. Fri 25 May. Henry Wood Hall.
I City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra lain Sutherland conducts a popular selection from Tchaikovsky. Sun 27 May. City I Ialls.
I London Festival Orchestra The first concert of the Orchestra's summer season of music in cathedrals. with Evelyn Glennie and Ross Pople. Mon 28 May. Glasgow Cathedral.
I The Martyrdom of St Magnus Scottish Chamber Orchestra present Sir Peter Maxwell-Davies' chamber opera. based on the novel Magnus by George Mackay Brown. Thurs 3l Mav. 'I’ramwav.
EVENTS AND PARTICIPATION
I Scotland and France A one-day conference examining the artistic relations between the two countries in the period 1870—1941). Wed 2 May. Burrell Collection.
I May Day The traditional May Day rally and festivities. including music from Dick Gaughan. dance from the Soviet Union. and pony rides and other entertainments for children. Sun 6 May. march from George Square to Glasgow Green setsoff at 12.30pm.
I Buddha Day Celebration A public celebration ofthe Buddha‘s enlightenment. with exhibitions. karate demonstrations. workshops and talks. Sat 12 May. City Ilalls.
I Workers’ Culture/Popular Culture A one-day conference organised by the Scottish Labour History Society. Sat 12 May. Mitchell Library.
I The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland The opening service ofthe Assembly. which is meeting in Glasgow for the first time since 1638. Sun 2(lMay. Glasgow Cathedral.
I World Robot Olympics Our metallic friends are put through their paces in a variety ofdisciplines. designed to test their quality. novelty value. and sophistication. Mon 21 May. Strathclyde University Sports Centre.
I Creativity and Discovery in the Arts and Sciences Speakers. including David Daiches and Nigel Osborne. examine whether their various subjects have certain ways ofthinking and experimenting in common. Wed 23 May. Glasgow University Boyd Orr Building. I Fablevision: Ruchazie Street Project A show. staged in a real street in Ruchazie. which documents life on a post-war housing scheme. Wed 23—Sat 26 May. Ruchazie Street.
I The Arts Is Magic Visual art. dance. drama. music and writing all feature in this arts mini-festival for the disabled and able-bodied alike. Wed 3(l—Thurs 31 May. SECC.
The List 21) April — 3 May 199011