MUSIC FOLK & WORLD
I The Attic The Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8pm. £2 members and concessions. £2.50 everyone else. information from organiser Danny Kyle. 8879991. Tonight
MONDAY 18 Glasgow
I Mayiesl. See separate listings.
I Norman Stewart Black Bitch lnn. West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Members £2. non-members £2.50. concessions £2. Linlithgow Folk Club. Highland-based singer/guitarist and skilled exponent of
' traditional music on the mouth organ.
TUESDAY 19 Glasgow
I Mayfest. See separate listings.
I Penicuilt Folk Club Navaar l lotel. Penicuik. 8pm. Singers' Night.
WEDNESDAY 20 Glasgow
I Maylest. See separate listings.
I Celtic Music Club Sloans Restaurant. Argyle Arcade. 221 8917. 8pm. £3.50. Marilyn Middleton Pollock/Three's A Crowd. Big-voiced American lass living in Scotland gives with the blues. Three‘s A Crowd play loads of instruments in a wide range of acoustic styles.
I Los Supremos Cottiers. (Old Dowanhill Church) llighburgh Road. 8pm. Free.
I Cirmhor Apollo. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. Roots music night.
I Dynamic Orysedale Duo Seotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Two decades in the songwriting business. and a reliable club favourite. Allan Taylor is a deft guitarist and lauded performer.
THURSDAY 21 Glasgow
I Mayfest. See separate listings.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside MitchellTheatre. 8pm. £2. John MacCormaclt.
I Hitten Folk Club Dean Tavern. Newtongrange. £2 (£1). 8pm. Singaround.
Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
FRIDAY 8 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. James MacMillan directs the Academy's Contemporary Music Ensemble in songs by David Bedford. Michael Nyman and others along with his own music-theatre piece. Busqaeda.
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; I Edinburgh University String Orchestra
and Bach's A minor Violin Concerto.
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ducts and ensembles.
I Lanark Music Week Memorial Hall. Lanark. Tickets: Skillens Newsagen 7.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). Representatives from some of the highlights ofthe week join together for a gala evening. Everything from gamelan to panto.
I Indian Classical Music Concert Sauchiehall' Street. Tickets: 227 5511
(Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. Glasgow people from all ethnic backgrounds are invited to a performance ofGandharva Veda — the art and science offeeling good. Two ltidian musicians. Biiiay Krishna Baral and Arup Kanti l)as play batisuri (lndian flute) and tabla (Indian drum). Workshop tomorrow.
llall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm.
Christopher Bell conducting and the BBC SSO accompanying promises to be a resounding finale to the ERCU's season. Soloists are Susan McCulloch. Alex Morrison. Frances McCaffcrty and Donald Maxwell and it‘s in aid ofthe
I Indian Classical Music Workshop Scottish Age of Enlightenment Trust. 21 Clouston E Street. 946 4663. 11am—5pm. See Indian Classical Music Concert. Sat 9.
I Organ Concert Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Free at door. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. Thomas Laing-Reilly is today‘s guest soloist as part ofthis informal promenade series.
I Edinburgh Quartet Scotch Malt Whisky Association. The Vaults. 87 Giles Street. Leith. 3pm. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). £6 (£3). First in aseries of three afternoons of Scottish contemporary music and literature featuring Ron Butlin. Liz Lochhead and Brian McCabe.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers St Mary's RC Cathedral. Broughton Street (top of Leith Walk). Free at door. 6—7pm. A programmeof sacred music by Victoria. Nanino and Bach plus organ works by Bach.
I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra/Glasgow Orchestral Society Greyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. 225 1900. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Joint venture under the baton of Alasdair Mitchell includes Mahler‘s Symphony No I. the march from The Trojans by Berlioz and Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis.
I Scaramuccia St Bernard's Church. Saxe
£6 (£3). Recently formed group specialising in early music on period instruments plays Couperin. Telemann. Corrette and Rameau. See Mayfest Music preview.
Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Attractive programme of music for strings including Grieg‘s Two [:‘iegiac Melodies
Soloist is Ariane Todes and conductor is Etner Araci.
TUESDAY 12 Glasgow
I Orchestral Rehearsals Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 9.30am and 2pm. Free. Chance to heartop students at work on a variety ofconcertos. I Lunchtime Concert llutehesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. The Edinburgh Quartet plays
strings quartets by Mozart/ Bach and Mendelssohn.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 1.10pm. Free. Seasonal music conducted by Nicholas Jones.
THURSDAY 14 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants 1-la1|.7 West George Street. Tickes: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £3 (£2.50). The Silver Duo of piano and cello play Spohr. Sterndale-Bennett and Martinu.
I Don Giovanni Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extr
16. Fri 22. Wed 27. Fri 29 May. Wed3 June (Glasgow); 24. 26June (Edinburgh). £3—£36. Not terribly well-received new production of Mozart‘s Don Giovanni. A talented young cast includes Steven Page in the title role and Gidon Saks makinga welcome return to the company to sing Leperello.
I Her Majesty's Royal Marines Band Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £6.50—£15. Peter Morrison. Mary Cameron and Bearsden Burgh Choirjoin the Band to perform in aid of the King George's Fund for Sailors.
I Kevoclt Choir St Mark‘s Unitarian Church. Castle Terrace. Tickets: 667 5151 (E McFadd). 7.30pm. Popular choir sings in aid of St Mark‘s restoration project fund.
FRIDAY 15 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Flute. violin. viola da gamba and harpsichord from the Academy of Ancient Music. in works by Couperin. Guillemain and Rameau.
I Demonstration/Workshop Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. John Holloway and Rachel Brown share some ofthe secrets of baroque string and woodwind instruments.
I Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 5.30pm. Free. Gilbert lnness Competition for brass and the Nan Christie Memorial Competition for strings.
SATURDAY 16 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Gilbert lnness Competition for piano and woodwind.
I Don Giovanni Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Fri 22. Wed 27. Fri 29 May. Wed 3June (Glasgow); 24. 26June (Edinburgh). £3—£36. See Thurs 14.
I Royal Bank ol Scotland Choir Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4 (£3). Promise. no pathetic puns on notes or tenors (tenners— geddit?) in this year's List announcement of the Royal Bank's concert which has Schubert‘s Mass in G as the main work. John Croyle conducts and Philip Taylor leads the Edinburgh Players.
SUNDAY 17 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am and 2.30pm. Governors‘ Recital Prize for Chamber Music.
I Music at the Burrell Burrell Collection. Pollok Country Park. Pollokshaws Road. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 3pm. £3 (£2). The Telemann Ensemble play Bach. Vivaldi and. . .Telemann.
I City oi Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Lise-£15. Classical Sensations means Peer Gym. Bizet. Puccini. the 1812 and many other well loved favourites.
I Altred Hollins Commemorative Recital St George‘s West Church. Shandwick Place. Tickets: at door. 3pm. £3 (£2). Organ recital by David Liddle who plays music by Hollins and friends. Hollins was organist at St George‘s for 45 years until his death in 1942. Like David Liddle. he was blind. I Summer Concert Queen's Hall.Clcrk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Edinburgh Academy with end-of-term diet of vocal and instrumental music. including various concerto movements.
I Harpsichord Recital Greyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. 225 1900. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Michael Chibbett with works by Bach. Couperin and Searlatti.
I Lamp oi Lothian Concert St Mary's Parish Church. Haddington. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 8pm. £2.50—£6.50. The Menuhin Festival Piano Quartet. including the Edinburgh-born violinist Paul Coletti. plays Mendelssohn. Turina and Brahms.
MONDAY 18 Glasgow
I Competition Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Governors‘ Recital Prize for Chamber Music.
I Competition Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free. Ye ('ronies Opera Award Competition.
TUESDAY 19 Glasgow
I Lunchtime Concert llutchesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. Music for viola and piano from Olwen Clark and Jane Williamson. Schubert. Bach/Kodaly and Britten‘s Lachrjvmae.
I Piano Recital Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£4/£2). Pianist Reginald Baker with sonatas by Schubert and Rachmaninov with Brahms's Variations ()p21/1 sandwiched in between.
I Music in Worship Greyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. 225 1900. 7.30pm. Free at door. Rev John Bell is compere for the Wild Goose Group with Glasgow Presbytery Orchestra and The Late-Late Service.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 7.45pm. £5.50 (£2.50). With conductor Peter Evans. the EUCO gives the first performance of the orchestral version of Edward Harper‘s In Memorian Kenneth Leighton for cello (Louise Hopkins) and orchestra. The conductor is soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No l. and Schubert‘s Symphony No 3 opens the concert.
THURSDAY 21 Glasgow '
I Avison Ensemble Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. Glasgow debut of this baroque bunch.