' WEDNESDAY 5 Glasgow
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 HHS] 8.30pm. Free. live music.
I 20th Century Music Club City Lights. (‘lyde Street. 204 3329. Singer songwriter club. All welcome. l’ass—the-hat admission. Free drinks to performers. Must be own material.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale l‘pstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £2.50(£l .50). From 'l‘aysidc.well lov ed singer and founder member ofthe old Foundry Bar Band. Jim Reid.
I Folk At L‘Attache l.'Attache. basentent of Rutland Hotel. West lind of Princes Street. 9.30pm lam. Free. live band.
I Boys from Brazil Shore Bar. The Shore. lettli 9pm. Free. liclectic duoon guitar and squee/e box.
I Leith Oyster Bar The Shore. l.eith. 9pm. Free. l-.ssentially Irish traditional tunes trom Miro.
I Earthbeat: BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30—8.30pm. Presented by Jan Fairley. World Music programme.
I Star Folk Club (ilasgow Society Of MUsicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell 'l‘heatre. 8pm. £2.
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I Blues at Haymarket Ryries Bar. llaymarket. 337 7582. 9pm. Rootsies Duo I Glencairn Hotel Royal Circus. 9pm. Accordion in the bar.
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I Festival olJewish Culture Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £4.50 (£3). ()ne ofthe young stars in the 1951 Festival ofJewish Artsin Glasgow. violinist lda Haendcl. returns for 1990 with works by Beethoven. Saint Sa'ens. Bartok and Wienawski. accompanied by Craig Shepherd.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. Admission free by ticket. John Turner in a varied programme oforgati music by Sweelinck. Bach. Mendelssohn. Messiaen. Franck and Widor.
I Alberni String Quartet Westbourne Churelt. Westbourne Gardens. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5 (£4). The Alberni reach the
penultimate concert in their complete
Beethoven cycle. Tonight it‘s ()p 18. No5. ()p 95 — Quartetto Serioso — and ()p 132. I Woolwich Recital Competition lorYoung
Singers Henry Wood Hall. Claremont
Street. Further info: 334 5836. Extra
dates: Sat 24 and Sttn 25. Panel chairedby l)ameJanctBaker.
I Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free. An all-Bach programme from John Kitchen.
I 3N0 Usher Hall. [.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 24.
' Glasgow. £3—£l5 (standby £3). World
premiere of Sea Psalms by Gordon
Crosse. an SNO Chorus Commission for
Glasgow 1990. Also. Beethoven's ligmon!
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I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Peter
(£3). Alasdair Mitchell conducts The Fairy
: K542). Beethoven (()p 70 No l)and ‘ Mendelssohn ( D minor. ()p 49).
SATURDAY 24 Glasgow
I 3N0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15 (£3). See Fri 23. Edinburgh.
I Woolwich Recital Competition for Young Singers Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Further info: 334 5836. Extradate: Sun 25. Panel chaired by Dame Janet BakCL
Nelson is guest conductor of this polished student outfit.
I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4
Kiss by Stravinsky. Shostakovich's ( 'ello Concerto (soloist Mark Bailey) and the Svmphmiy .V'o 7 by Prokofiev.
SUNDAY 25 Glasgow
I Albemi String Quartet Westbourne Church. Westbourne Gardens. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 3pm. £5 (£4). The Beethoven cycle of string quartets reaches its conclusion with the late quartets ()p 130. ()p 133 — The (irear Fugue and ()p 135. and the early ()p 18 No 1. I Festival at Jewish Culture Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street.332 5057. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). First Scottish performance of clarinettist Giora Feidman. I Pops at the Philharmonic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£12.80. The City of Glasgow Philharmonic with conductor lain Sutherland and the New Glasgow Singers in a celebration for St Andrew. I Woolwich Recital Competition lorYoung Singers Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Further info: 334 5836. Panel chaired by Dame Janet Baker.
I Scottish Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. Extra date: Fri 30. Glasgow. £8.50 (£4'£6). An all-Bach programme with popular favourites such as the Suite in [3 minor. Brandenburg N03 and the double Violin Concerto.
I Scottish Sintonia Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.80(£3’£2). Another cello concerto at the Queen‘s Hall this weekend (see Sat 24). Tonight William Conway of the SC() is soloist in the Dvorak. while there's another Shostakovich symphony too — .\'o 10. Berlioz's‘ Roman Camila/gives a bright opening.
MONDAY 26 Glasgow
I Staltis Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Chamber music masterclass directed by the Alberni String Quartet. I Festival oiJewish Culture Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street.332 5057. 7.30pm. £10 (£7.50). The Amadeus Trio play piano trios by Mozart (F. major.
I BBC SSO Glasgow Royal Concert l tall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3—£l3.50. Jerzy Maksymuik conducts the European Broadcasting linion Concert in a programme which includes Scottish composer James MacMillan's The Confession of Isobel (iowdie. which was premiered with amazing success at this year‘s Proms. lda llaendel is soloist in lilgar's Violin Concerto and there's Debussy to open -- Mare/t licossaise — and
; I Staltis Masterclass Stevenson Hall.
: RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 2pm. Free. Evelyn Glennie givesaway
5 some of her secrets in this percussion
1 date: Thurs 29. £3—£35. Scottish ()pera in
received with warm and favourable critical response. Woven from Scottish folk tales. it is inventive. amUsing. and entertaining.
close — Iberia.
I Lunchtime Concert 1 lutchesons Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. I . 15pm. £1.25. Guitar recital by Martin Mysilvecek who plays works by Bach. Guiliani. Villa Lobos and Albeniz.
masterclass. I The Vanishing Bridegroom Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 8pm. Extra
Judith Weir‘s latest opera. which has been
I Columba Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Wed 28. Thurs 29 at 7.30pm; Sat 1 at 2.30pm. £6—£l0(£3—£5). The Society of Friends ofGlasgow Cathedral present Kenneth Leighton‘s opera with libretto by Edwin Morgan. Roderick Brydon conducts the BBC SSO and soloists include Christine Cairns. William Mackie and Alati ()ke. Peter Ebert is producer.
I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free. Soloists from the SC() play ﬂute quartets by Iain Hamilton and Mozart and T/tc’Jt’I li’lti.stle for flute and cello by Villa [.obos.
WEDNESDAY 28 Glasgow
I The Trojans Theatre Royal. l lope Street. 332 9000. 5.30pm. 1.4—£36. Scottish Opera in a complete performance of Berlioz's epic made tip of The Capture of Troy and The Trojans at Carthage. Production a bit iffy. but some fabulous singing and the orchestra in fine form.
I Festival at Jewish Culture Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). The Songmakers‘ Almanac in Hebrew Melodies. a programme of music and poetry for soprano. mezzo. tenor. piano and reader. I Columba Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 29 at 7.30pm; Sat 1 at 2.30pm. £6 £10(£3>—£5). SeeTue 27.
I Copland Concert Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 551 1. 8pm. £3.50 (£2 ). Strathclyde L'niversity ()rchestra celebrates 90 yearsof American composer Aaron Copland with performances of A n ()uttloor ()verlare
and Dance Episodes from Rmft’r).
Rodrigo's ( 'ont‘ierto de .4 ranjue: l completes the programme.
THURSDAY 29 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants l lall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1.50). Piano trios by Haydn (Gypsy Rondo) and Brahms (B major ()p8) played by Stephen Adam. Graeme McNaught and Frances Pryce.
I Lunchtime Concert llunterian Museum. Glasgow l'niversity. Free at door.
1. 15pm. Guitarist Martin Myslivecek. at Strathclyde lfniversity on Tue 27.changes his programme for his Glasgow University date to include works by l)uarte. Tucapsky and Milan Tesar. along with Bach 's ( 'oaranle. Boarre’e and (iigue and pieces by Albeniz.
I The Vanishing Bridegroom Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 8pm.
£37 £30. See Tue 27.
I RSAMD Wind Band Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.