FOLK & WORLD MUSIC
concessions. £2.50 everyone else. Information from organiser Danny Kylc. 887 9991.
I Isaac Guillory Cafe Royal Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Edinburgh Folk Club.
I Session Thistle Tavern. Baldridge Burn. Dunfermline. 0383 721732. 8.45pm. Free.
THURSDAY 9 Glasgow
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Guitar playing and songs of rare quality from the extremely talented Isaac Guillory.
FOLK a WORLD
The following details are tor regularweekly dates: see main listings for one-oft shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Folk and World Residencies Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgcgate. Evening. Free. Informal Irish/Scottish instrumental session.
I Victoria Dar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Free. Irish/Scottish instrumental session.
I Scotland’s Music BBC Radio Scotland. 2.02—3.30pm. Thirty-part series on the history of Scottish music.
I Babbity Bowsters Blackfriars Street.
. Merchant City. 9pm. Free. Informal
musicin the bar.
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 Highlanders‘ pub.
I lrish Session Sharkey‘s Bar. beside Citizens Theatre. Gorbals. 429 3944. 8.30pm. Free. The McCues and other top Glasgow Irish musicians.
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. Singer/songwriters take the floor.
I Nalt Bar Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free. Fiddles. ﬂutes. accordions. banjos etc.
I Falrmile Inn Biggar Road Fairmilehead. 9pm. Free. Live bands.
I Open Session Thistle Iiotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists welcome.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion and guitar in the bar.
I North Sea Gas Platform One. Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. Free. Popular Scots entertainers.
I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. topof High Street. 9pm. Free.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Free. Downstairs. songs with guitar etc. upstairs bar with piano.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Highlanders‘ haunt. Acetirdion/guitar in the bar.
I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of l ligh Street. 9pm. Free.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Informal music.
I Scotland's Music BBC Radio Scotland. 2.()2—-3.3()pm. Thirty-part series on the history of Scottish music.
I Sandy Bells Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most ni ’hts.
I Full Shilling Band Ryrie‘s Bar. Haymarket. junction of Dairy Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks. songs and tunes.
I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. topof I ligh Street. 9pm. Free.
I Bannerman's Music Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Live music.
I Nancy Nicholson Royal ()ak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.
I Session Green Tree. Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Irish/Scottish.
I Bridge Bar Session Bridge Bar. George IV Bridge. opposite Central Library. 9pm. Free. Fiddle music and songs.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Traditional Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddles.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I Famous Other Band Bannermans 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 Leith Oyster Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9.30pm. Free. Irish and Celtic music.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Flamenco and Tapas Counting House. West Nicolson Street. 8pm. £2.50 includes Tapas. Two guitarists.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Flute player and singer Calhal MacConnel with guitarist Spike Wright.
I Famous Other Band Christies. West Port. 9pm. Free.
I Number One Music Cellar No 1. Chambers Street. 220 4298. Free. Basement wine bar has ﬂamenco guitarist Freddie Triay with friends and dancers.
Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Students of the Academy‘s SingingDepartment present Love Songs and Waltzes.
I BBC SSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£15. Tommy Smith features as saxophonist in William Sweeney'sAn Rat/tad Ur. in a programme which opens with Ravel's La VaLse. finishes with the Pines ofRome by Respighi and has Lars Vogt as soloist in Schumann‘s Piano Concert. Takuo Yuasa conducts.
I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £2.50—£1 1. James MacMillan‘s powerful Exorcism of Rio Sumpul sits between Elgar‘s Introduction and Allegro and the Symphony No 99 by Haydn. James Clark directs from the violin.
I RSO Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 28. Glasgow. £4—£17.50 (standby £3.50). A Spring programme ofSpring Symphonies by Britten and Schumann. and Roussel‘s Pour uneféte du Printemps. Jane Glover conducts and the orchestra is joined by the R50 Chorus and Junior Chorus and soloists Yvonne Kenny. Carolyn Watkinson and Adrian Thompson.
I Spring Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Pupils from St Margaret‘s School perform choral and orchestral works by Vivaldi. Mendelssohn. Bliss and Britten.
I RSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4—£17.50 (£3.50). See Fri 27. Edinburgh.
I Trio Sonnerie St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £7 (£2/£4/£5). Georgian Concert Society‘s season comes to a close with The seventeenth century virtuosi. a programme of music for baroque violin. viola da gamba and harpsichord.
i I Scottish Opera Pops Queen‘s Hall. Clerk ; Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5. An evening
' of popular operatic extracts including
‘ works by Mozart. Verdi and Puccini
featuring top young talent from Scottish
i SUNDAY 29
I Music at the Burrell Burrell Collection.
-. Pollok Country Park. Pollokshaws Road. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre.
Candleriggs). 3pm. £3 (£2). New series opens with the Alma String Quartet who play Vivaldi. Mozart and Puccini‘s Chrysanthemums.
: I Organ Recital Paisley Abbey. Paisley.
Tickets: 889 7654/83] 1 (Paisley Abbey
Shop). 7.30pm. £4 (£3). In the run-upto this year's Paisley International Organ Festival. Christopher Nickol. joint winner last time round. plays works by Buxtehude. Bach and Widor.
I RSAMD Junior Dept Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrcw Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Challenging stuff from these young musicians who tackle the Tuba Concerto by Vaughan Williams. Tchaikovsky‘s Romeo and Juliet and the Symphony No 5 by Glazunov. Christopher Adey conducts.
I Midori Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £6.50—-£10. Young virtuosoJapanese violinist performs as part of the Hall‘s International Series.
I Edinburgh Secondary Schools Orchestra and Wind Band Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Popularand lively mixed bag of items. including Grainger's Shepherds H ey and .N'ight on u Bare Mountain by Mussorgsky.
I Choral Music for Lent St Mary's Cathedral. Palmerston Place. 225 6293. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Works by Allegri (Miserere). Lotti. Tallis (Saivutormundi). Byrd. Lassus and Purcell under the direction ofTimothy Byram-Wigfield.
I Bel Canto St Michael‘s All Saints Church. Tollcross. Admission: at door. 10pm. Free. Candlelit concert of a cappella sacred music for sixteen voices by William Byrd. includingthc
Lam entations .
MONDAY 30 Glasgow
I Organ Recital Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrovc. 357 3929. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Philip Sawyer plays John McLeod‘s new Seven Sacraments of Poussin. a work he recently commissioned and premiered.
I Lothian Region Schools Keyboard Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Further information: 2299166. Programme of music for keyboard solos. duets. trios and choral group.
TUESDAY 31 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Recital Hutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15pm—2pm. £1.50. Jazz with a touch of Bach performed by Sally Scott-Jupp (soprano) and Peter Seivewright (piano). I A Devil's Dance Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. 7pm. Extra dates: Wed 1. Thurs 2. Fri 3. £5 (£3). SCO in latest community project which centres on a fully staged performance ofStrav insky‘s Soldier's Tale with contributions from local schools to start and a dance band session at the nearet pub to finish. Tonight and tomorrow children come from Woodfarm Secondary. Thurs and Fri. it's Lochend Secondary"s turn.
I Eugene Onegin King‘s Theatre. 227 5511. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Wed 1.Thurs 2. Fri 3. Sat 4. £4—£8 (conc available). Glasgow Grand Opera in English translation of Tchaikovsky‘s drama of anguish and passion based on Pushkin‘s novel. Conductor is Graham Dickie and Innes Wilson is producer for this annual production which promises to live up to the company's high reputation.
WEDNESDAY 1 Glasgow
I A Devil's Dance Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. 7pm. Extra dates: Thurs 2. Fri 3. £5 (£3). See Tue3l.
I Eugene Onegin King‘s Theatre. 227
5511.7.15pm.Extradates:Thurs2.Fri3. Sat 4. £4—£8 (cone available). See Tue 31 . I Shakespeare in Music Ilenry Wood Hall.
Claremont Street. Tickets: 2275511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £3 (£2.50). No. not an eveningofVerdi operas. but the gentler world of Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's
The List 27 March — 9 A311 1992 37