them, explore the musical heritage of European and Islamic culture. Part of the Early Music Festival.

WEDNESDAY 12 Glasgow

I The National Acoustic Band Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. I The Mill: The Studio. Shuttle Street . Paisley. 8pm. £2 members and concessions, £2.50 everyone else. Information from organiser Danny Kyle. 887 9991.


I Sangsters Thistle Tavern. Baldridge Burn, Dunfermline. 0383 721732. 8.45pm. New Scots vocal trio. already receiving praise.

I Davey Steele and Colin Matheson Edinburgh Folk Club, Cafe Royal Upstairs, West Register Street, 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Duo from Ceolbeg. on guitar. vocals and keyboards.

THURSDAY 13 Glasgow

I hlaltvirag Star Folk Club. Glasgow Society of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street. 8pm. £2. Tremendous Hungarian multi-instrumental trio.


I Ceilidh Nights Network. 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252. 8pm. £2. Live bands.


The tollowlng details are tor regularweeltly dates: see main listings for one-oil shows. Gigs are listed by city, than 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 COliial'S Hyndland Street. 9pm. Live groups.

I Hebridean Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Folk music.

I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Free. Informal session.


I The Plerllghts Traders, Glassford Street. 9pm.

I Colliers Hyndland Street. 9pm. Live groups.

I Hebridean Dumbarton Road, Partick. 9pm. Folk music.

I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Informal session.

I Hellan Jessles Gallowgate. 8.30pm. Live music.


I Babblty Bowster Blackfriars Street, Merchant City. 9pm. Informal music in the bar.

I Part Bar Argyll Street, near Kelvin Park, 3391715.9pm. Session in Highlanders pub.


I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Informal session.


I Travelling Party Wardhead Hotel. Kilmaurs Road. Stewarton. 0560 82462. 9pm. Country/folk.

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Live soloists. occasional groups. 8pm.


I ilalt Bar Woodlands Road. 9pm. Irish/Scots instrumental thrash.

I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. Evening. Informal session.


Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.

FRIDAY 31 Edinburgh

I McGibbon Ensemble Queen‘s Hail. Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £5/£6. Quartet of two violins. cello and harpsichord plays works by the Earl of Kelly, William McGibbon. Sir John Clerk of Penicuik plus others.

SATURDAY 1 Glasgow

I Paisley lntematlonal Organ Festival Paisley Abbey. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £7 (£5). To open this year‘s Festival. the BBC SSO and the Choir of Paisley Abbey perform Haydn‘s The Creation. Soloists are Kathleen Livingstone, Neil Mackie and Donald Maxwell. George McPhee conducts.

SUNDAY 2 Glasgow

I Paisley lntemational Organ Festival Methodist Central Hall. Tickets: 227 5511 (TicketCentre. Candleriggs). 2.15pm. £3 (£2.50). Susanne Stanzeleit and Gusztav Fenyo with works for violin and piano by Schubert, Howells and Brahms.

I Sunday Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Free at door. 2.30—3pm and 3.30-4pm. Duncan Sinclair. of Merrylea Parish Church in Glasgow.

I Palsley lntematlonal Organ Festival 8 James‘s Parish Church. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 8pm. £6 (£4.50). The Goldberg Ensemble directed by Malcolm Layfield and with flautist John Barrown in A Little Night Music.

MONDAY 3 Glasgow

I Palsley International Organ Festival Laigh Kirk. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 1. 10pm. £3 (£2). Baroque sonatas by Gabrieli. Telemann and Bach performed by Rupert Waddington, cello. and Timothy Byram-Wigfield, organ.

I Palsley lntematlonal Organ Festival Coats Memorial Church. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). The Britten Singers in an all English programme centred on the music of Herbert Howells in celebration of the centenary of his birth.


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European Community Baroque Orchestra Die Eipeldauer (Austria) Chierlycke Danseryen (Belgium) Les Arts Florissants, Ensemble Binchois.

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La Stagione Frankfurt.

Duo Mediterraneo (Germany) Ars Nova Warsaw (Poland) Iza, Cantus Serenus (Romania) Alexei Lubimov (Russia) Melvyn 'I‘an. Castalian Band (UK)

A whole week of music making and dance in Glasgow Concerts, entertainments, community, education and fringe events Instrument makers exhibition The modern world premiere of Rospigiiosi and Abbatini’s opera



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