FOLK & WORLD MUSIC
FOLK a WORLD
The loilowlng details are tor regulartveeltly dates: see main listings tor one-oil 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/Bridgegate. Evening. Free. Informal session.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Free. irish/Scottish instrumental session.
I Babbity Bowsler Blackfriars Street. Merchant City. 9pm. Free. informal music in the bar.
I Session Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2—4pm. Free. Regular afternoon of songs and music.
I lrish Session Sharkey's Bar. beside Citizens Theatre. Gorbais. 429 3944. 8.30pm. Free. The McCues and other top Glasgow/irish musicians.
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street, 887 101(). Free. Live soloists, occasional groups. 8pm.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel, 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 Thistle Hotel Manor Place. 9pm. Free. Harvest and friends.
I North Sea Gas Platform One, Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. Free. Popular Scots entertainers.
I Live Music Ensign Ewart, Lawnmarket, top oingh Street. 9pm. Free.
I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Free. informal music downstairs.
I Sandy Bell’s 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 nights.
I Full Shilling Band Ryrie‘s Bar, Haymarket. junction of Dairy Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks, songs and tunes.
I Bannerman'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 Bridge Bar Session Bridge Bar, George [V Bridge. 9pm. Free. Fiddle music and son 5.
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 Little Green Monkeys Bannerman‘s Bar, Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I Famous Other Band Bannermans Bar, Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Dig Eyed Beans Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Folk Night Nobles. Constitution Street. Lcith. 9pm. Free.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm.
I Riptide Scotsman Bar, Cockburn Street. 9pm. Free.
Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
I RSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Music by Elgar. Mackenzie, Holst and Mozart conducted by Neil Mantle with Ladies of the R30 Chorus and Andrea Cappeliitti, violin.
I Fete de la Musigue French institute. 13 Randolph C rescent. 225 5366. 6pm-midnight. As Britain gets in gear for its ﬁrst National Music Day. the French are on at least their eighth - they have provided the inspiration this side of the Channel - and in Scotland open the doors of the institut Francais D‘Ecosse to all musicians, amateur and professional, and music lovers.
I 24 Hours ol Gilbert a Sullivan StJohn’s Episcopal Church, Princes Street. Tickets: at door. Further info: 228 2471. 7.30pm. £3/£5/donations. Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group in a sing-through of the entire G & S catalogue in order to raise money for their trip to the Waterford international Festival. They start with Gondoliers and finish up with Mikado. both with orchestra, and all the rest comes in between. Take a score and join in ifyou like.
I Dunbartonshire Wind Ensemble Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Young musicians in a variety of styles.
I A La Carte Singers Kilmardinny House, 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Further info: 943 0312. 7.30pm. A Taste of the Twenties, a charity concert for the Marie Curie Foundation.
I Hyndiand Chamber Orchestra St Bride’s Church, Hyndiand Road. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £4 (£2). Charity concert of Symphony No3 by Charles ives, Thomas Wilson‘s Chamber Symphony No 3 and Mozart‘s Piano Concerto No 9 with Judith Keaney as soloist. Peter lnness and Thomas Wilson conduct.
I Scottish Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227
5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£17.50. The RSO inAn Evening of Excitement and Romance. No, it‘s not a night out with the brasssection but Ben Goodwin conducting sentimental favourites and tributes to Bernstein and Bacharach.
I SOC 880 Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 1—3pm. Screen Classics, a selection of famous film and TV music for symphony orchestra from Shostakovieh‘s score of The Gadﬂy (Reilly. A re of Spies) to Take the High Road and Cagney and Lacey.
I Napier University Big Band and Chamber Ensemble Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Tickets: atdoor. Rare chance to hear the jazz band version of Gershwin‘s Rhapsody in Blue. Director is Philipo Greene and soloist is Mark Bousie. Margaret Murray McLeod directs the chamber music items.
I Cappella Nova Madrigal Quintet Greyfriars Kirk. Candiemaker Row. 225 1900. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50/£2). Burns’s songs. madrigais and traditional music with special guests The Whistlebinkies.
I St Giles' Fair Parliament Square. 9.30am—4.30pm. Free. Various musical events throughout the day including the Neilsen Wind Consort and the Forth Valley Barbershop Chorus.
I Edinburgh Ouartei Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's l iail). 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Schubert‘s Death and the Maiden plus solo piano music from Mairi Rolland and Mozart Lieder performed by Samantha Binnie. in aid ofDisfigurement Guidance Centrc. Fife.
SUNDAY 21 Glasgow
I Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Free at door. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. Free recital by Andrew Bryden of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Aberdeen.
I St Mary's Music School Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £2.50 (free). Pupils from Scotland‘s independent music school with a selection of chamber and orchestral items. Free post-concert reception to follow.
I Ceppella Nova Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 423 1333. 8pm. £6(£4). As partof the Discovering C oiumbus season. Cappella Nova perform 16th century Spanish music including the Requiem by Victoria and Non Mortui by Cardosa.
I Youth Recital Queen's Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. 2.30pm. £3/£5 (£1 .50). Young artists from the recital series presented in Stockbridge House over the winter season in a selection of solo and ensemble items for voice and instruments. I St Giles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. 1 iigh Street. Free at door. 6pm. Napier University Chamber Ensemble directed by Margaret Murray McLeod.
I Edinburgh Singers Greyfriars Kirk. Candiemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen's Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £5 (£4.50). Bach'sJesu Meine Freude. the Duruﬂé Requiem and other choral and organ pieces. Gordon Williamson conducts and Morley Whitehead is organist.
MONDAY 22 Glasgow
I Competition RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The ian D. Watt Award for strings and piano. I Boston Young Periormers Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Admission free by ticket. Chamber music and orchestral pieces from students of the Longy School of Music, Boston, Massachussets.
I Scottish Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£17.50. Her Majestythe Queen is in attendance for Strauss. Tchaikovsky and Respighi from the R50.
TUESDAY 23 Glasgow
I Scottish Proms Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£l7.50. An all-Mozart evening featuring David McClenaghan. a past Young Musician of the Year winner in the Horn Concerto No 4. Tamas Vasary conducts and is soloist in the Piano Concerto No l 7.
I Aida Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.15pm. Extra date: Sat 27. £5—£25. Scottish ()pera in revival of Verdi‘s epic opera with John Maueeri conducting. The American Priscilla Baskervillc takes the title role and Stefano Algieri sings Radames.
I St Giles' New Organ St (iiies‘ Cathedral. High Street. Tickets: 668 2019(Oueen\ Hall Box Office) or Cathedral Shop. 8pm. £5 (£3). Stephen Cleobury gives the second in the celebrity series of reeitalson St Giles' much admired new Riegei organ.
WEDNESDAY 24 Glasgow
I Scottish Proms Glasgow Royal Concert iiall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets; 237 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £3—£17.50. More popular music from the R80 in their summer season. Ravel's Piano Concerto with Graeme McNaught as soloist comes between Scheherazade and Copland‘s Rodeo Dance Episodes.
I Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. 12.30—lpm. Free at door. George Wilson. , assistant organist at St Giles‘. is the first guest in this popular summer series.
I Don Giovanni Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.15pm. Extra date: Fri 26. £5—£25. New production and design by Tom Cairns of Mozart's version of the Don Jttan legend for Scottish Opera. Steven Page sings the Don and the highly acclaimed lsraeli bass Gidon Saks is Leporello.
I Royal High School Concert Queen‘s i la”. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Attractive end-of-tcrm programme which includes i iandei‘s Zadok the Priest and the Requiem by Faure.
THURSDAY 25 Glasgow
I Competition RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. Free at door. The Bach Prize Competition for keyboard players.
I Breaking the Ice Merchants liali. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre.Candleriggs). 12.15pm.£3 (£2.50). Rosemary Eliot. principal ﬂautist with the BBC SSO. joins with pianist Julia Lynch for Intermezzo: Lethe by Atli Helmir Sveinsson as the icelandic input to a programme dominated by French music — Borne‘s virtuosic Carmen Fantaisie and Poulenc‘s Sonata. Bach‘s Sonata in (i to open. 2 I Scottish Proms Glasgow Royal Concert : Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candieriggs). ' 7.30pm. £3—£i7.50. Joint effortstonight , with a selection of works as arranged or orchestrated by others. So. llandel a la Elgar. Debussy a la Ravel and the latter's well known arrangement of Mussorgsky's I Pictures at an Exhibition. James J add i conducts the R80.
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