776 3289. Well-liked English singer Mike Silver.
I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street.off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2—4pm. Free. Regular Sunday afternoon of music.
I Park Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session in Highlanders' pub.
I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9pm. £1.50. Info 447 6187. Songs and a little showbiz from half of Scotch Bloos. James 0. Malcolm.
I L'Odeon George IV Bridge. 8.30pm. Free. American/Scottish banjo and fiddle. mandolin and guitar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Old and new songs from melodeon player Nancy Nicholson.
I Folk at L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Muckle Ado.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings.
I Irish Session Sharkey‘s Bar. beside Citizens‘ Theatre. Gorbals. 429 3944. 9pm. Free. The McCues and other top Glasgow Irish musicians from Comhaltas. I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 292 Sauchichall Street. 332 4374. 8pm—midnight. Free. Music/ceilidh with Clach-na Cudden.
I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch Tavern. West Port. Linlithgow. 8pm. Tonight Richard Grainger.
I Folk At L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. 229 2665. Evening. Free. Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddle.
TUESDAY 20 Glasgow
I The Jolly Boys Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. box office 429 2683. Tickets in advance from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. £5. Jamaica'slonglasting band. Created in the 50s. with some original members. they play mento. an understated. syncopated Afro—Carribean precursor of reggae.
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Tonight Glasgow singe r/songwriter Eric Cuthbertson.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Miro.
I Famous Other Band Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 556 3254. 9pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow
I McGinn ol the Calton Merchant Hall. West George Street. Tickets 552 8581. 7.30pm. £3.50. A new. extended version by Stramash of their noted performance piece based on the songs and stories ofthe famous Glasgow. teacher/labour activist/humourist. Additional material by Adam McNaughton.
I Scotla Folk Seotia Bar. Stoekwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Live music.
I 20th Century Music Club City Lights. Clyde Street. 204 3329. Singer/songwriter club. All welcome. Pass-the-hat admission. Free drinks to performers. Must be own material.
I The Jolly Boys Assembly Rooms. George Street. 9.30pm. £5 (£3.50).
Edinburgh District Council in conjunction with Heart Beat World Music bring legendary Jamaican band. in Britain performing on a WOMAD tour. who play rhythmic. seductive song and dance music from the prc-reggae era.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Close harmony. folk music and funny songs from four females in Stravaig.
I Folk At L'Attache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm—1am. Free. Live band.
I Boys from Brazil Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Eclectic duo on guitar and squeeze box.
I Leith Oyster Bar The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Essentially Irish traditional tunes from Miro.
I Earthbeat: BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30-8.30pm. Presented by Jan Fairley. World Music programme.
I The Cauld Blast Orchestra Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. box office 429 2683. £5. Tickets in advance from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Edinburgh Festival Critic’s award-winning eight-piece shake up Scots folk themes within a contemporary rock/jazz setting. Includes some of their music from
C ommunicado'sJock Tamson's Bairrts. The band also plays tomorrow night in Edinburgh‘s Queen's Ilall.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Music andthe Movement. and evening ofsongs from the labour and peace movement with Arthur Johnstone. Kay Thomson. Kenny Caird and Mike Silver.
I Folk At L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Singalong trio. North Sea Gas.
I Blues at Haymarket Ryrics Bar. Haymarket. 337 7582. 9pm. Bootsies Duo.
FRIDAY 9 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson llall. RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. The Academy of Ancient Music plays music by Telemann. Michael Ilaydn. Weber and Beethoven.
I Stakis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 2.30pm. Free at door. A demonstratioru’workshop on Baroque brass instruments by Anthony Halstead. I Albemi String Quartet - Beethoven Cycle Westbourne Church. West End. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Series continues with Op 18 No 6. Op 133. The Great Fugue and Op 59 No 1. Rasumovsky. See also Sunday 1 l. I Paragon Opera Project New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 10. £7 (£4.50). New opera. Erain by Edward McGuire and Marianne Carey. A tale ofjealousy. betrayal. conﬂict and eternal love.
I Piano Recital Milngavie Town Hall. Further information: 956 1572. 7.30pm. Soltan Szokolay. one of the finalists in the 1900 Scottish International Piano Competition.
I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 10. Edinburgh. £2.50—£10(£1).Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts Mozart’s Don Giovanni overture. Brahms‘s Serenade in I) and the
Violin Concerto by Schumann. with Christian Tetzlaff as soloist.
I Conversation Room 125. Napier Polytechnic. Sighthill Court. Free at door. 3—5pm. Composer Judith Weirin conversation with composer John McLeod. with particular reference to her new opera. The Vanishing Bridegroom. premiered by Scottish Opera last month. I Organ Recital McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1 . 10pm. Free at door. Stephen Doughty. winner ofthe 1990J.S. Anderson Prize in Edinburgh University‘s Faculty of Music. plays Saint-Siiens and Widor.
I The Trojans Part I Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.15pm. £5—£20. Scottish Opera in new production of Berlioz epic. Conductor isJohn Mauceri and producer is Tim Albery. Part II tomorrow. Could be Scottish Opera‘s last full Edinburgh season if ticket sales don't pick up. Go.
I SNO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 10. Glasgow. £3—£15 (£3). Bartok‘s Concerto for Orchestra is the main work tonight with Haydn‘s early symphony Le Marin to start. followed by Mozart‘s Piano Concerto K503 No 25 in ( '. soloist Pascal Roge. Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts.
SATURDAY 10 I
I Paragon Opera Project- Invention New Athenaeum Theatre RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 12.30pm. £2 (£1). A new venture involving children from three Strathclyde Schools creating and performing theirown mini-operas. I SNO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15(£3). See Friday 9. Edinburgh.
I Family Choice Piccolo Paclt Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 11am. £1
(75p)/adults £2. Musical fun factory for under 8s with the SCO and its Quaver Club led by Lewis Morrison. the pied piper on clarinet.
I The Trojans Part II Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 259i). 7.15pm. £5—£20. The 'l'rojans a! Carthage following last night‘s Capture of Troy. Kathryn Harries steals the show as Didon. but it's a strong line-up generally.
I SCO Queen's I Iall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£10.50 (£2.50). See Friday 9. Glasgow.
I Cantilena Henry Wood Hall. (’laremont Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket ('entre. (‘andleriggsi 1pm. £4. Lunchtime concert of Mozart's .ilusii'a/Jokt'. the first performance of .lianriragora by Nevens. Albinoni and Haydn.
I Albemi String Ouartet— Beethoven Cycle Westbourne Church. West End. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. ('andleriggs). 3pm. £5 (£4). The second Rasumovskvl'. Op 130 and Op 18 No 2 in the fourth concert in the Alberni's series ofsix.
I Good Shepherd Chorus 1 Ienry \Vood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 9430256. 8pm. Free (retiring collection for charity). An all Mozart concert with Iidwin Paling. leaderofthe SNO in the G major violin concerto. and the chorus in A ve Verum Corpus and the Requiem. Robert Burns conducts.
I Organ Recital Greyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 4.30pm. £3 (£2). John Kitchen plays the new Peter Collins organ in a programme of Buxtehude. Bahch. Guilain. Mendelssohn and Walton's ('rown Imperial.
MONDAY 12 Glasgow
I Competition Guinness Room. RSA MI).
remarkable French guitarist, singer, composer
IN CONCERT (no support) PLEASANCE THEATRE BAR The Pleasanee, Edinburgh at 8pm FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER Tickets: £4.50 (£3.00)
from Virgin, Princes Street
Blackfriars Music, Blackfriars Street Queen's Hall Box Office Tel: 031 668 3456
or from door at 7.30pm Also at Washington Street Arts Centre, Glasgow, Saturday 17 November and Greenoek Arts Theatre, Monday 12 November
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