' I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest

Road. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.

I Fiaere Nilssen L‘Odeon. George 1V Bridge. 9pm. Unique songwriting guitar player from across the pond.

I Absent Friends Fairmilc lnn. Fairmilehead. 8.30pm. Free. Acoustic/electric trio. vocals from lain MacNair.

I Mucltle Ado L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End ofPrinces Street. 9.30pm—12.30am. Free. Singalong

3 Scottish folkies. I Full Shilling Band Ryrie‘s Bar.

Haymarket. junction of Dalry Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks. songs and tunes. I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free.

I Bannerrnan’s Music Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Fiddle music with Sophie and Robin.

I Nancy Nicholson Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.


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 and Blues Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Informal line-up of musician friends.

I Kitchen Devils L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free.

I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Traditional Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddles.


I Flaere Nilssen Queen Street Oyster Bar. Hanover and Queen Street. 9pm. Free.

Transatlantic songwriter guitarist.

I Eat the Seats L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Rockin' bluegrass. Tue 7 The Donkeys. I Famous Other Band Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. free.

I Kevin Tail Rose Street Brewery. Rose Street. 9pm. Free. Folk entertainer.


I Mislits St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9.30pm. Free. Great female duo.

I Black Orpheus Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. liclecticduoonguitar and accordion.

I Miro l.eith Oyster Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9.30pm. Free. Irish and Celtic music.

I Just the Very Donkeys L'Attache. basement ofRutland Hotel. West Iindof Princes Street. 9pm. lilectric Blues. Wedti Eatthe Seats.


I Earthbeal BBC Radio Scotland. 7.308.30an Presented by Jan Fairlev. World Music programme. '

I Soothmooth llendersons. Hanover Street. 4th and 18th. 8.30pm. Free. Fiddle

I Zydeco L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Rockin' caJun.

I Accordion Night (ilencairn Hotel. Roval Circus. 9pm. Free. ' I Little Green Monkeys Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Vocals. guitarand fiddle. contemporary duo.

I Folk Night Black Bo's. Blackfriars Street. 557 6136. 9.30pm. Free.

I Number One Music Cellar .\'o 1. Chambers Street. 220 ~l29h‘. Free. Basement wine bar has flamencoguitarist Freddie Triay with friends and dancers.

I Kevin Tait Paddy's Bar. Rose Street. 9pm. Free. Folk entertainer.


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Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.



I Maytest. See separate Listings.

I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall.

RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057.

1pm. Admission free by ticket. The

Academy Contemporary Music

Ensemble. directed by Judith Weir. play i the Chamber Symphony 0,) 9by Schoenberg and Pribaoatki by Stravinsky. I BBC SSD Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3—£13.50. Great-grandson of Dvorak. JosefSuk. joins the BBC Scottish fortheir final concert this season to perform Berg‘s Violin Conrerto. Alfred Walter conducts the programme which opens with Wagner's Prelude and Liehestoil from Tristan and has Beethoven's Symphony No 7in the second half. I Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society Glasgow Cathedral. 7.30pm. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). Beethoven's Mass in C and l landel's Dettingen 'l'e I)eum with the City of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra and conductor John R. Turner.


I Organ Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. John Kitchen and The English Voluntary front Tom/(ins to Wesley.

I lolanthe King'sTheatre. Leven Street. 2291201. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat-l. £6—£l4.5(l. New production of G & S evergreen by the D‘Oyly Carte Opera Company. John Pryce-Jones. recently with Scottish Opera. is musical director.

SATURDAY 4 . Glasgow'

I Maytest. See separate Listings. I The Barber of Seville Theatre Royal.

Hope Street. 3329000. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: 9. 17. 25 May (Glasgow); 26. 28 June ( Edinburgh). £3—£30. Scottish Opera’s 1 lead of Music. Robert Dean. conducts Nicholas Broadhurst's new staging of Rossini favourite from the original production by Robert David MacDonald. with Simon Keenlyside in the title role.

13 Hyde Park Corner, Leeds L86 1AF. Telephone (0532) 743753. Open 9.30—5.30 Monday—Saturday and until 7.00 on Thursdays

. Glasgow ; I Maytest. See separate Listings.

Candleriggs). Grounds open from 4pm.

Cello Cantata. his latest work. which was commissioned by Paragon. Programme ' also includes Thea Musgrave's Chamber

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Five-ply Double £91; Carriage [7 also cotton/foam, washable wool

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(£3.50). See Sun 5. Glasgow.

' I Maylest. See separate Listings. John Street. Tickets: at door.

Strathclyde University‘s Music Society

Free brochure on request

‘fi Edinburgh

I lolanthe King‘s Theatre. Leven Street. 229 1201. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £6—£14.50. See Fri 3.

I Fireworks and Laser Symphony Concert Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 557 2727 (Edinburgh Marketing. Tourist information Centre. 3 Princes 'Street). Grounds open from 6pm. Extra date: Sun 5. Hamilton. £12 (£6). Start with a picnic. move onto an hour ofpopular classics and then at 10pm. 50.000Chinese Firecrackers mean its time for the big stuff. (ireat Gate of Kiev. Sorcerer's Apprentice. Mars from The Planets and Bolero are just some of the works to get the illuminating treatment.

I Guitar Recital St Mark‘s Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Simon Dinnigan plays Spanish and classical music under the auspices of Edinburgh's Classical Guitar Society.


I Fireworks and Laser Symphony Concert Chatelherault Country Park. Hamilton. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre.

£12 (£6). See Sat 4. Edinburgh.

I Paragon Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100

Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £6 (£3.50). Extra date: Mon 6. Edinburgh.

Philip Norris. cellist and composer. in

Concerto No 3 and the Quintet in G minor


I Paragon Ensemble St Bernard's Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £6


I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons' Hall. 2

1.15pm—2pm. £1.25. Members of

with chamber music by Vivaldi. Telemann and Schickhart.

I The Linn Choir City l lall. Candleriggs.

227 5511. 7.30pm. Popular and polished

, amateur choir under the baton of Harry W



I I Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert 1 la”.

Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door.

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