in rhythmic and colourful display. Brought by African Arts Scotland. The Balalaika Music and Dance Ensemble from Rostov—on—Don also perform Cossack dances. plus among other events. the great London art/folk ’jazz. street music anarchy of the two-score strong Happy End.

I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2—4pm. Free. Regular session.

I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8.30—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings.


I Balalaika Music and Dance Ensemble (ieorge Square Buchanan Street.

Noon-2pm. 1-‘rce.Sec Sat 11. I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 2.92

Sauchiehall Street. Spin-midnight. Free. Music/ceilidh with Clach-na Cudden. I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch Tavern. West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm.



I Balalaika Music and Dance Ensemble George Square/Buchanan Street. Noon—2pm. Free. See Sat 1 1.

I Aly Bain and the Young Championsfiiy- llalls. Candleriggs. 227 5511.8pm.£4 (£3). Compered by BBC Radio Scotland’s lain Anderson. The Traditional Music and } Song Association of Scotland is promoting 1 this national series ofconcerls to showcase the quality and vitality of the younger players. and to continue toencourage

more interest in what is. happily . no longeradyingart '1heworld-travclling Shetland fiddler brings Violet 'l’ulloch. his old friend front the islands. as pianist. and


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Performances by top British youth orchestras. Guest orchestra from abroad -

Estonia Youth Chamber Strings Opening Concert by : National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, City Hall, Candleriggs All other performances - Stevenson Hall, RSAMD Tickets: City Hall-£4, £6, £9 (half-price cone.) Stevenson Hall-£3.50 (OAPs £2); children, students, unemployed, disabled - FREE from: RSAMD Box Office - 041 332 5057 - all performances start at 7.30pm

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While most at Glasgow’s 1990 summer iestivals are happening tor the lirst time this year, the Festival at British Youth Orchestras has taken the chance to establish itseli over the past two yearsjn preparation iorthe big one. From eight concerts in 1988, it is now an impressive line-up oi seventeen concerts by sixteen diiterent orchestras, the lirst at the City Hall and all others at the Stevenson Hall oi the RSAMD. Special guests lrom abroad are the Estonia Youth Chamber Strings, who have had last minute visa problems, but should arrive in time ior their concert on Wednesday 15, which in a neat Soviet/British link includes the Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten by Estonian Arvo Part. New music leatures strongly throughout the series, which runs irom Saturday 11 August to Saturday 1 September. The Novello Youth Orchestra Award, to stimulate interest in contemporary music, enters its second year with several works by British composers, and the Opening Concert on 11 August by the National Youth Orchestra oi Scotland includes the premiere at Edward McGuire’s Glasgow Symphony. Other orchestras and ensembles performing include two youth jazz orchestras irom Essex and Strathclyde, the National Youth Wind Orchestra oi Great Britain and the National Children's Orchestra plus area orchestras irom England and Scotland, including the Strathclyde Schools Symphony Orchestra, who give the

tine Cairns, returning to home territory. Sponsor oi the event is local Glasgow tea and coitee merchants, Matthew Algie, who as lirst-time sponsors oi the arts have enabled the Festival to win a coveted Business Sponsorship Incentive Scheme award, eiiectively doubling their money. Additional iunding has come irom Strathclyde Regional Council and Glasgow District Council’s Festivals budget. (Carol Main) Third Glasgow Festival at British Youth Orchestras, City Hall, Candleriggs and Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 11 Aug-1 Sept. Tickets: 332 5057 (RSAMD Box Oiiice). All concerts at 7.30pm. See Classical listings.

the youngsters include Martyn Bennett. pipes; (iordon Duncan. pipes; Vicki Ferguson. clarsach: Scott Gardiner. song: Rebecca 1 lunter. fiddle; Russell Kostulin. fiddle; Bruce Lindsay. nielodcon; Nicole Robertson. song; (iail Ross. clarsach; Simon Thoumire. concertina. and Scott Williams. tin whistle.

: I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre.

New Street. 837 llilll. 8pm. Free. Musicin the bar.

WEDNESDAY 15 Glasgow

I Balalaika Music and Dance Ensemble (ieorge Square BuchananStrcet.

Noon 2pm. Free. See Sat 1 1.

I FOIK $88810" Halt Bar. \Vootllatlttls Road. 332 12111. laycning. l‘rec. Instrumental music on lidtlle. accordion. flute. banjoetc.

I 20th Century Music Club City Lights. Clyde Street. 2114 332‘). Singer songwriter club. All w clcomc l’ass-the-hat admission. l'rcc drinks toperl'ormers. Mtist be own material

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockw cll Street. 5528M] S311pm. Free. live music.

I Earthbeat: BBC Radio Scotland. “1.30—8.3me. Presented by Jan Fairley. World roots music.


I Balalaika Music and Dance Ensemble (ieorge Square Buchanan Street.

Noon 2pm. Free. See Sat 11.

I Star Folk Club (ilasgow Society ( )1 Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Alan Tayloris one of Britain's finest singer songwriting guitarists. and one of the few oil‘s veterans still on the circuit. ()uality lastslonger.




I Glasgow international Early Music Festival Merchants‘ House. 7 West (ieorge Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £4052). Up in the Mummy [fur/y is the title olthis lunchtime concert given by soprano Lorna

Anderson with violin. cello and fortepiano. which includes music from the ~

Scots .11 iii it'u/ Museum.

I The Maid oi Orleans stace. l‘inneston. '1'icketsz227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7pm. Eixtra dates: Saturday 1 1. Sunday 12. till-£75. The Bolshoi Opera in the second of their two productions in Glasgow on the company‘s first ever visit to the UK. Tchaikovsky's

? score tells the story of the young heroine I and martyr. Joan of Are


I Paisley International Organ Festival Paisley Abbey. Tickets: 227 5511(Tieket

Centre.Cand|eriggs).7.3(ipni.£4(£2.511). i

Finals of organ competition.

I Century's End Tron Theatre.“ Trongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. Fxtradatcs: Saturday 1 1. Sunday 12. £5.5l)(£3.5(i).

Three works by Performance. a group

covering the latest developments in music. dance theatre and design. Our Lives. Two Worlds K iss‘ and ( 'enlury 's [find with music by The Blue Nile's Craig Armstrong. and William Conway.

I Glasgow International Early Music Festival Tramway. Albert Drive. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £6 (£4). Sequentia from Cologne in The Singer of Tales. a collection of medieval tales from across Europe.