and songwriter with his electric band with bagpipes.
I Glencaim Music Glencairn Hotel. 19 Royal Circus. Stockbridge. 9pm. First night of a new Sunday evening venue. The organisers are set to present soloists and groups. looser folk. blues and jazz. in an informal. comfortable atmosphere.
I Clive Gregson and Christine Collister Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3 I44. Bewitching voice. tremendous instrumental ability. and well chosen material from two of the leading lightsof contemporary English roots music. British tour promoting Love is a Strange Hotel. their fourth album together. See music preview.
WEDNESDAY 20 Edinburgh
I Clive Gregson and Christine CollisterCaie Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Tremendous song and songwriting partnership. See Tue 19 and music preview.
THURSDAY 21 Glasgow
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. The girth and mirth of Hamish lmtach.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £4. Popular live bands. busy.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Free. Informal Irish/Scottish instrumental session.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. 112 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Live groups.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Free. lrish'Scottish instrumental session.
I Heilan Jessie's 374 Gallowgate. Evening. Free. Live acoustic/electric band.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. 112 Stoekwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Live music.
I Session Riverside. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 248 3144. 2-4pm. Free. Regular afternoon of songs and music.
I Park Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin
Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session in IIighlanders’ pub.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8.30-9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings from the folk scene.
I Irish Session Sharkey‘s Bar. beside Citizens‘ Theatre. Gorbals. 429 3944. 8.30pm. Free. The MeCues and othertop Glasgow Irish musicians from Comhaltas.
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm.
I Glasgow Songwriters Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Live mUsie.
FOLK & WORLD MUSIC
I Earthbeat: BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30—8.30pm. Presented by Jan Falrley. World Music programme.
EDINBURGH ‘ Fridays
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion and guitar in the bar.
I Ensign Ewart Lawnmarket, top of High Street. 9pm. Free. Songs from Mhalri 0' Reilly.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Free. Downstairs songs with guitar etc. upstairs bar with piano.
I Gaudi Shore Bar. The Shore, Leith. 9pm. Free. Celtic music on guitar. mandolin and fiddle.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Highlanders‘ haunt. Accordion/guitar in the bar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Informal music in the upstairs and downstairs bars.
I Sandy Bell's Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.
I Music at L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm—12.30am. Free. Singalong Scottish folkies Muckle Ado.
I Ryrie‘s Bar Haymarket. junction of Dalry Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks, songs and tunes from the Full Shilling Band.
I Bannennan’s Music Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Fiddle music.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Old and new songs from melodeon player Nancy Nicholson.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8.30-9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings from the Scottish folk scene.
I Folk At L‘Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Miro. Wild Irish and Celtic instrumental music.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarkct. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Traditional Scottish music on squeeze boxes and ﬁddles.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Electric blues from Just the Very Donkeys.
I Boys lrom Brazil Shore Bar. The Shore, Leith. 9pm. Free. Eclectic duo on guitar and accordion.
I Miro Leith Oyster Bar. The Shore, Leith. 9pm. Free. Irish and Celtic music from Miro.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Blues and bluegrass from Eatthe Seats.
I Earthbeat: aec Radio Scotland. 7.30—8.3t‘lpm. Presented by Jan Fairley. World Music programme.
I Folk Al L'Attache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Bluesy electric cajun rock from Zydeco.
I Blues at Haymarket Ryries Bar. Haymarket. 337 7582. 9pm. Free. Rootsies Duo
I Bannennan‘s Music Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate . 9pm. Free. Little Green Monkeys. I Number One Music Cellar N01. Chambers Street. 2204298. Free. Basement wine bar has flamenco guitarist Freddie Triay with friends and dancers.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Organ recital of works by Buxtehude, Sweelinck. J .S. Bach. Mendelssohn and Guy Bovet played by John Scott.
I SCO City Hall, Candleriggs, 227 551 1. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 9. Edinburgh. £2.50-£10 (£1). Britten‘s Prelude and Fugue and Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings (soloists Neil Mackie and Robert Cook) provide the framework for Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings and Schubert’s Adagio and Rondo. James Clark, the SCO’s leader. directs from the violin.
I Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Organist David Hamilton plays works by Buxtehude, Bruhns and Weckmann‘s Magniﬁed! I l .
I RSNO Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 9. Glasgow. £3—£15(£3). Ida Haendel is the soloist in Dvorak‘s Violin Concerto. placed between Brahms’ Symphony N03 and Janacek‘s Sinfonietra. Remember Crown Court? Vladimir Fedoseyev conducts.
I Edinburgh University Contemporary Music Group Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £3 (£2). Two contemporary works under the direction of Alastair Henderson. Magnus Robb is soloist in Dundonian composer Gordon McPherson‘s Haar Concerto for viola and orchestra and the second piece islesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet by Gavin Bryars.
SATURDAY 9 Glasgow
I RSNO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15(£3). See Fri 8. Edinburgh.
I SCO Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.50—£10.50 (£2.50). See Fri 8, Glasgow.
I A Celtic Knot olTunes and Tales St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office). 8pm. £5.50 (£3). Edinburgh‘s Garvald Centre celebrates its let Birthday with a special performance by Gerda. Savourna and their father. the composer Ronald Stevenson.
SUNDAY 10 Glasgow
I John Currie Singers Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 1pm. £7.50 (£5.50/£3). Inc lunch (from noon). First performance of Catherine's Lullabys by James MacMillan, written to celebrate the recent arrival of his first child. Programme also includes Vivaldi‘s Gloria and
Salzedo ’s Divertimento for brass sextet.
I Westboume Church Series Westbourne Church. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 3pm. £6 (£4.50). The Grieg Piano Trio play Schubert Op 100and Brahms Op 87. Tea and home bakingin the interval.
I Scottish Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 2.30pm. £2.50—£8.50. Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. Haydn‘s Cello Concerto with Caroline Dale. Mozart‘s G major Violin Concerto with the ensemble‘s director Jonathan Rees and the Symphony No 29 by Mozart.
I Scottish Sinlonia Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.80(£3/£2). Neil Mantle conducts the Symphonic Metamorphosen by Hindemith. Prokoﬁev‘s Piano C oncerro No 3 with Peter Evans as soloist and Bartok‘s Miraculous Mandarin ballet music.
MONDAY 11 Edinburgh
I New Town Concert Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street. 6682019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£8.75. Cellist Ralph Kirshbaum and pianist Roger Vignoles in works by Schumann. Shostakovich. Lutoslawski and
TUESDAY 12 ‘
I La Boheme Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 3329000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat l6.Tue 3
19. Glasgow; March 19 and 22. Edinburgh. £3—£30. Scottish Opera in revival of Elijah Moshinsky‘s successful production. Anne Williams-King sings Mimi and Rodolfo is sung by the Australian tenor Richard Greager. The Italian conductor Marco Guidarini makes his Scottish Opera debut with a mixed reception.
I Coull Quartet Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. As part of Edinburgh University‘s lunchtime concert programme. the Coull Quartet play string quartets by Beethoven (F minor. Op 95) and Shostakovich (Quartet No 4).
I Napier Chamber Ensemble Nelson Hall. McDonald Road Public Library. off Leith Walk. 7.45pm. Free at door. Students of Napier Polytechnic under director Margaret Murray McLeod play works by Handel. Mozart. Bach and Avison as part of Edinburgh City Libraries regular series.
WEDNESDAY 13 Glasgow
I Music in Architecture Scotland Street School Museum. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm (doors open for viewing at 6.30pm). £15 (inc supper). The Coull Quartet with more string quartets (see Tue 12. Edinburgh) from their vast repertoire. Tonight. in probably the most interesting venue of their tour, they play Haydn‘s Op 33 N05. the Quartet No 11 by Robert Simpson and Dvorak's American.
I Cunning Little Vixen Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Fri 15, Thurs 21 at 7. 15pm and Sat 23 at 2. 15pm, Glasgow: 21 March. Edinburgh. £3—£30. Award winning 10 year old production by Scottish Opera forms the third work of their Winter Season. Janacek’s story of the Forester. the Vixen. the Fox and their cubs seemsa fairly unlikely story. but remember. this is opera. It works.
I Glasgow University Orchestra Bute Hall. Glasgow University. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. Student orchestra conducted by Warwick Edwards.
I 8C0 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra date: Thurs 14. Edinburgh. £2.50—£10 (£1). Mozart‘s Requiem with the Scottish Philharmonic Singers, a ﬁne line-up of soloists and Wilfried Boettcher conducting. Also Schubert‘s Symphony N03 and the Cello Concerto in C by Haydn, soloist William Conway.
I Christopher Columbus George Square Theatre. George Square. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office) or 228 1155 (Usher Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. Extra dates: Thurs 14. Fri 15. Sat 16. £5 (£3). Edinburgh University Opera with
42 The List 8— 21 February 1991