MUSIC FOLK & WORLD
Information from organiser Danny Kyle. 887 9991.
I Gill Bowman Stock bridge Bookshop. NW Circus Place. 225 5355. 7.30pm. £2.50 (includes wine). Songwriterand performer Gill lives locally and presents her annual Stockfest concert in an intimate setting. Tickets (limited number) from the venue. Stockbridge Festival
I Aschlthabad Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 2.30pm. Free. From Turkmenistan in central Asia.
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I lan Bruce Black Bitch Inn. West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Members £2. non-members £2.50. concessions £2.
Linlithgovv Folk Club.
I John James and Eddie WalkerTron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £3. Information 2201550. Aka Carolina Shout— a pair oftop fingerpickin‘ country folk/blues and acoustic rock and rollers in a show for all lovers ofthe steel-strung guitar. From Hank Williams to Buddy Holly. Chuck Berry and Chet Atkins. music for all babyboomers.
WEDNESDAY 29 Glasgow
I Linda Jackson Band Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. I The Attic The Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8pm. £2 members and concessions. £2.50 everyone else. Information from organiser Danny Kyle. 887 9991.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Singaround.
THURSDAY 30 Glasgow
I The Collective Approach The Apollo. 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Street. l2.30—1.30pm. Free. Live FM broadcast of the Glasgow Songwriter‘s Collective for Glasgow Fair by Radio KLT. information from Ewan McVicar 946 28 l 7.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Popular chanteuse from Chicago. Marilyn Middleton Pollock.
I Guid Crack Club Tron Ceilidh l louse. Hunter Square. Basement bar. No admittance charged but a donation appreciated. 7.30pm. Club night. Stories and the occasional song from members and friends ofScotland‘s story telling club. I Ceilidh Nights Network. 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252. 8pm. £2. Live bands.
Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
FRIDAY 17 Edinburgh
I Scotia Europa Lauriston Caslte. Tickets: 2204349. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Car parking:
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TRAOUAIR FAIR 19% " Sat lst & Sun 2nd August 11am - 6pm
Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
One of the most magical weekends in Scotland. Theatre, Dance, Music, Clowns, Storytelling, Crafts, Antiques and Complementary medicine stalls. Acts include;
LIP SERVICE, THE BUTTERMOUNTAIN BOYS, ROBIN WILLIAMSON, MR BOOM, ANGELA DE CASTRO, DESPERATE MEN & many more.
Wonderful Food and the famous Fair Ale made in the 18th century Traquair brewhouse.
SATURDAY lst AUGUST 8pm - JOHN HEGLEY - poet extraordinaire & The Kevin McKenzie Quartet. Tickets £7.50 in advance from Traquair House £10.00 on the door.
In aid of Traquair House Restoration Fund.
FAIR ADMISSION includes all entertainment free 11am - 6pm. Adults £7.50 (£6.50 in advance) Concessions £4.00. Family Tickets £15.00 ENQUIRIES: (0896) 830323/830785
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£1 . The Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra with lots of light classics with laser lighting effects. Grounds open from 6pm and picnics are welcome.
SUNDAY 19 Glasgow
I Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Free at door. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. John Kitchen of Edinburgh University gives this afternoon‘s informal recital.
I Scottish Independent Schools Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 4pm. Free.
I A Celebration oi the Clarsach Theatre Workshop. 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A programme of clarsach. voice and mandolin as part ofthe Stockbridge Festival.
WEDNESDAY 22 Edinburgh
I Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. 12.30—lpm. Free at door. Organ recital by Morley Whitehead of Cluny Parish Church.
I Stockbridge Festival Theatre Workshop. Hamilton Plae. 226 5425. 8pm. £6(£4). Violinist Leonard Friedman teams up with fiddler Aly Bain. perhaps to show that they‘ve more in common than at first meets the ear.
I Organ Recital St Mary‘s Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £3 (£2). Dennis Townhill. Organist Emeritus of St Mary‘s Cathedral.
THURSDAY 23 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ House, 7 West George Street. 227 5511. 12.45pm. £3 (£2.50). Putting on the Ritz . a lunchtime presentation with ﬂute. percussion and piano.
FRIDAY 24 Glasgow
I Scottish Women in Music St George‘s Studios. St George‘s Street. Furtherinfo: 353 3312. Extra dates: Sat 25, Sun 26. A music seminar over three days for people of all age groups involved in as many different backgrounds of music as possible. Phone for details.
I Handel at Hopetoun Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 225 8616 (Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge). 7.30pm. £25. Handel's Rodelinda. the centrepiece of a weekend festival ofmusic and architecture of the 18th century. This rarely heard opera (semi-staged. but in costume) will be directed from the harpsichord by David Roblou with an orchestra of authentic early instruments.
I Scottish Women in Music St George‘s Studios. St George‘s Street. Furtherinfo: 353 3312. Extra date: Sun 26. See Fri 24.
I Handel at Hopetoun Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 225 8616 (Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge). 11am. £6.50 (£4). The Scottish Baroque Players. directed by Roger Fochll. play solo and trio sonatas by Handel. Telemann and Zelenka.
I Handel at Hopetoun Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 225 8616 (Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge). 2.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Masterclass on Handel and opera. led by Laura Sarti.
I Handel at Hopetoun Hopctoun House,
South Queensferry. Tickets: 225 8616 (Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge). 7.30pm. £25. Rodelinda (see Fri 24).
SUNDAY 26 Glasgow
I Scottish Women in Music St George‘s Studios. St George's Street. Further info: 353 3312. See Fri 24.
I Handel at Hopetoun llopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 225 8616 (Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge). 2.30pm. £7.50 (£5.50). The Dragon Theatre Company presents a comic ballad opera entitled The Ramsqu of Edinburgh. I St Giles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free at door. Timothy Byram-Wigfield of St Mary‘s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh gives this month‘s Sunday recital on St Giles‘ new Rieger organ.
I Leonard Friedman St Stephen‘s Church. St Vincent Street (foot of Howe Street). Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). As part of this year's Stockbridge Festival. violinist Leonard Friedman is joined by pianist Anne Evans for Beethoven. Schubert and Kreisler.
I Handel at Hopetoun Hopetoun House. South Queensferry. Tickets: 225 8616 (Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge). 7.30pm. £25. Rodelinda (see Fri 24 and Sat 25).
MONDAY 27 Glasgow
I National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 551 l (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £5—£8( price/£1). Opening Concert of NYOS‘s Summer Tour. which continues to Norway, features English music by Walton. Elgar and Britten. Louis Fremaux conducts and HRH Prince Edward plans to be in the audience.
I Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Orchestra Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove. 2.30pm. Extra date: Wed 29. Edinburgh. Free at door. Selection of popular classics
I BBC 880 Studio 1 . BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: BBC Reception. 7.30pm. Free. Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 and Tchaikovsky‘s Symphony No 4 with Jerzy Maksymiuk as conductor and Nikolai Demidenko as soloist.
I Organ Recital St Mary‘s Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Tickets: at door. 8pm. £3 (£2). Jermey Suter. Master ofthe Music at Carlisle Cathedral.
WEDNESDAY 29 Edinburgh
I Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. 12.30—1pm. Free at door. Organ recital by Mark Pybus. winner of this year‘s Anderson Organ Prize awarded by Edinburgh University.
I Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Orchestra St Mary‘s Cathedral, Palmerston Place. 7.30pm. Free at door. See Tue 28, Glasgow.
THURSDAY 30 Glasgow
I Merchants Music Merchants‘ House. 7 West George Street. 227 5511. 12.45pm. £3 (£2.50). Murray MeLachlan gives the fifth recital in his complete Beethoven cycle. Op 10 No 1. Op 90 and Op 31No3, The Hunt.
38 The List 17— 30 July 1992