MUSIC FOLK & WORLD
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. 4293944. 8.30pm. Free. The McCues and othertop Glasgow Irish musicians.
I Johnny Scobies London Road. Glasgow Cross. 552 3204. 8pm. Free. Live music. I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Free. Live soloists. occasional groups. 8pm.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Singerxsongwritcrs take the floor.
3 I Halt Bar Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free.
Fiddles. ﬂutes. accordions. banjos etc. I Johnny Scobies London Road. Glasgow Cross. 552 3204. 8pm. Free. Live music.
I Earthbeat BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30—830pm. Presented by Jan Fairley. World Music programme.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists welcome. I Boys oi the Wolt Piries l Iotel. Ilayrnarket.8.30—11pm. Free. Pete
Mc( ‘Iemcnts and pals playing Irish and Scottish music.
I Shore BarThe Shore. I.eith. 9pm. Free. Irish and celtic music.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion and guitarin the bar.
I North Sea Gas Platform ()ne. Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. Free. Popular Scots entertainers.
I Mhairi 0' Reilly Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of I Iigh Street. 9pm. Free.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Free. Downstairs. songs with guitar etc. upstairs bar with piano.
I Gaudi Shore Bar. The Shore. I.eith. 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 Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of I Iigh Street. 9pm. Free.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Informal music with Sam Whalem.
I Sandy Bell's Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session
Wed 25th September 7.30pm THE GEORGIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The legendary Georgian conductor Jansug Kakhidze returns to the United Kingdom with the renowned Georgian State Symphony Orchestra, one of the finest orchestras in the Soviet Union.
"Electrifying in power and concentration" The Guardian
Tickets £15.00 to £3.00. Concessions; £1 off ticket prices for OAP's, students and the unemployed
available from; Usher Hall Box Office Tel: 031 228 1155 and King's Theatre Box Ofﬁce Tel: 031 229 1201
at the back of the famous folk pub.
I Fiaere Nilssen Bridges Bar. formerly L‘Odeon. George IV Bridge. 9pm. American woman songwriter.
I Muckle Ado L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End ofPrinces Street. 9.30pm-12.30am. Free. Singalong Scottish folkics.
I Full Shilling Band Ryrie‘s Bar. Ilaymarket. junction of Dairy Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks. songs and tunes. I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top oingh Street. 9pm. Free.
I Bannennan's Music Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Live music.
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 Famous Other Band Southside Snooker and Social Centre. 72 Causewaysidc . 668 3344. 9pm. Free. Scots/Irish.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Live bands.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. 2292665. Free. Traditional Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddles.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 2256144. 8.30—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists welcome. I Fiaere Nilssen Queen Street ()yster Bar. Hanover and Queen Street. 9pm. Free. Transatlantic songwriter guitarist.
I L'Attaché Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Live bands.
I Famous Other Band Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Misfits St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9.30pm. Free. Acoustic guitars and harmony. top female duo from Glasgow.
I Miro Lcith ()yster Bar. The Shore. I.eith. 9.30pm. Free. Irish andCeltic music.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland I Iotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Live bands.
I Earthbeat BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30—8.30pm. Presented by Jan Fairley. World Music programme.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Ilotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Live bands.
I Number One Music Cellar No1. Chambers Street. 220 4298. Free. Basement wine bar has flamenco guitarist Freddie Triay with friends and dancers.
42 The List 13- 26-September 1991
Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
FRIDAY 13 Glasgow
I Madame Butterfly Theatre Royal. 1 lope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extradatcs: Wed 18. Sat 21 . Sat 28.Thurs31 ()ct.Wed 6 Nov. Wed 18 Dec. Fri 20 Dec. £3-£36. Highly acclaimed production for Scottish Opera by Nuria Espert. In this revival Katherine Twaddle directs and. as first time round. Sir Alexander Gibson conducts. Maria Prosperi. heard togrcat effect in Falstafflast season is Cio-Cio San and Yvonne Howard is Suzuki.
I Czech Philharmonic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £2—£20. Garrick ()hlsson is soloist in the Piano Concerto by Dvorak which precedes the same composer's New World svmphonv.
SATURDAY 14 Glasgow
I La Clemenza di Tito Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 2. 15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 19. Tue 24. Thurs 7 Nov. £3—£36. After its opening at thisyear‘s Edinburgh Festival. Scottish ()pera takes Stephen Wadsworth's new production of one of Mozart‘s most neglected operas into its winter season. See review.
I Gloriae Dei Cantores Stevenson Hall. RSAM D. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Cape Cod-based choir on UK tour in programme ofPoulenc. Mozart and works by Russian and American composers.
I Last Night oi the GIGS Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.332 3123. 7.30pm. £3—£20. The first Glasgow International Gala Season comes to a resounding close with A .S'corrish Fantasia featuring the City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra. backbone ofthe series. the Scottish Massed Male Voice Choir. the CWS (Glasgow) Band and the City of Glasgow Pipes and Drums.
SUNDAY 15 Glasgow
I Premiere Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). The BBC SSO in second concert ofshort series featuring Scottish premieres. Tonight‘s are the .S'ymphony No 4 by David Matthews and the Double Concerto by Lutoslawski. ()ther works are Tippett‘s Concerto for double string orchestra and the Symphony No 3 by Sibelius. Mark Wigglesworth conducts.
I St Giles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. Informal recital with sopranos Morvyth Davis and Linda Howie accompanied by harpsichord and gamba.
I Madame Butterﬂy Theatre Royal. Ilope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 21 . Sat 28. Thurs 31 Oct. Wed 6 Nov. Wed 18 Dec. Fri 20 Dec. £3—£36. See Fri 13.
I La Clemenza di Tito Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 2.15pm. Extra dates: Tue 24. Thurs 7 Nov. £3—£36. See Sat 14.
I Chamber Music at Queen Street Broadcasting House. BBC. 5 Queen Street. Tickets: Room 113. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. Please enclose sae. l—2pm. Free. Newlunchtime chamber music series of monthly recitals opens with mezzo Lottie I Iorsman — making her radio debut — accompanied by Andrew Dunscombe. piano. in songs by Chopin. Donizetti. Verdi. Wolf. Schumann. Liszt and Brahms.
I Edinburgh Gaelic Choir Queen's l lall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4 (£3). Annual concert. with Liberton I Iigh School Girls Choir and guest instrumentalists.
SATURDAY 21 Glasgow
I Madame Butterﬂy Theatre Royal. I lope Street. 332 9000. 2. 15pm. Extra dates: Sat 28. Thurs 31 Oct. Wed 6 Nov. Wed 18 Dec. Fri 20 Dec. £3—£36.
SUNDAY 22 Edinburgh
I St Giles‘ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. Informal recital by Brigid Ranger. violin. and Fergus Malcolm. piano.
MONDAY 23 Glasgow
I Georgian State Symphony Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. Extra date: Wed 25. Edinburgh. £5—£25. Legendary orchestra. first scheduled to appear this year as part of the Prokofiev Festival. finally make it to Scotland with Jansug Kakhidze and Strauss‘s Donluan. Tchaikovsky's I’alht‘tiqut’ Symphony and Symphony No 5 by Giakanchelio.
TUESDAY 24 Glasgow
I La Clemenza di Tito Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 3329000. 2. 15pm. Extra date: Thurs 7 Nov. £3-£36. See Sat 14.
WEDNESDAY 25 Glasgow
I Organ Recital Paisley Abbey. Paisley. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5 (£3) incl wine. Kevin Bowyer. joint-first Prizewinnerof the ‘Qver 21 ‘ ()rgan Competition at last year's first Paisley International Organ Festival plays works by Viernc. Alkan.
J .S. Bach — Toccata. .iltiagioand I’uguein C. Percy Whitlock's Plymoth Suireand Passat‘ag/ia on a Song by Stevie Wonder by Andrew Wilson-Dickson.
I Georgian State Symphony Orchestra Usher I Iall. Lothian Road. 228 I 155. 7.30pm.£3—£15.See Mon 23. Glasgow. Edinburgh programme is 'I‘ill [z'tilt’nspiegel by Strauss. Piano Concerto No 3 by Prokofiev (soloist Alexander Korsantia) and Tchaikovsky‘s I’atlit‘liqut’.
I Lamp of Lothian St Mary‘s Parish Church. Haddington. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall Box Office) or062 082 3738 (I Iaddington House). 8pm. £5.50(£4/£2). Organist Gillian Weir and the SCQ say Happy Birthday Mozart in the final concert of this summer series in superb settings.
THURSDAY 26 Glasgow
I Merchants' Music Merchants‘ Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £3.50 (£2). Rearranng programmes- phone for details.