and Cresswell are George Wilson‘s choice

of composers for today’s lunchtime


I RSO Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 I

1155.7.30pm.Extradate:Sat21, ;

Glasgow. £4.25-£18.50. See Thurs 26,


m URDAY 28 .


I The Organist Entertains Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove, 357 3929. 2.30—3pm and 3.30—4pm. Free. Last concert in present series examiningthe light-hearted side of organ repertoire is given by Nigel Ogden.

I BBC SSO Concert Hall. BBC. Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive, G12 8DG. Tickets: Room 107, BBC (please enclose sac). 7.30pm. Free. An Invitation Concert with Mozart‘s Bassoon Concerto as centrepiece, Wagner's overture to Die Mer‘stersingerto j start and Sibelius Symphony No 6 in the second half. Jerzy Maksymiuk conducts.

I RSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£18.50. See Thurs 26, Glasgow.

I Call That Singingl City Hall.

Candleriggs. 227 551 1. 7.30pm. £4

(£2.50). Close to You. songs to make your toes tingle from Glasgow’s Singing Audience with Joe McGinley.


I ll Trovatore King‘s Theatre, Leven Street. Tickets: 220 4349 (Ticketline, Assembly Rooms, George Street). 7.15pm. Extra date: Sat 28. £10—£35. See Tues 24.

I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: EUCO Members/at door. 7.30pm. Jolly Grainger to start and serious Beethoven to i finish in Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra‘s winter programme. conducted by Edward Harper. In between come Ives and Kodaly. ' I Edinburgh Light Orchestra Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street,6682019. 7.30pm.£5.60 (£4.40). Lots of lovely melodies, including a celebration of Robert Farnon‘s 75th birthday. Guest singer is soprano Elizabeth McKeon and James Beyer conducts.

I Georgian Concert Society St Cecilia‘s Hall, Cowgate. Tickets; 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.45pm. £7 (£2/£4/£5). Emma Kirkby and Anthony Rooley. old friends ofthe GCS, are joined . by soprano Evelyn Tubb in a programme ' of duets by Sigismondo d’lndia and Monteverdi entitled Scherzi a due




I RSO Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Further info: 226 3868. 7.30pm. £6 (inc wine and cake). Tenth anniversary concert for the Glasgow branch of Friends of the R50 with conductor Sir Alexander Gibson. All Friends and Subscribers welcome.

I Music at the eurreli Burrell Collection, Pollok Park, Pollokshaws Road. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 3pm. £3 (£2). The Telemann Ensemble in the last programme for now of their exploration of the baroque chamber repertoire.

I Tolryo Ouartet Glasgow International Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candlerigg). 7.30pm. £7.50—£15. lntemational Series spot for one ofthe world’s greatest quartets who play Hadyn, Takemitsu and Beethoven.

I Glasgow Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm.£5 (£3).The BBCSSO‘s

Nigel Boddice is soloist in the Trumpet Concerto by Hummel, framed by

Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Mozart‘s Jupiter Symphony.

MONDAY 30 Edinburgh

I Artur Plzzaro Queen's Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5—£11 (£3.50). Portugese-bom, 1990 Leeds winner and now renowned internationally Pizarro plays Liszt, Granados and Turina under the auspices of the New Town Concerts Society.

I Europe, the World Assembly Rooms, George Street, 220 4348. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). SCO Brass in a concert of European music for brass quintet from Debussy to Tallis and Pouienc to Arnold.



I Lunchtime Concert Hutchesons’ Hall, 2 John Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1.50. Peter Sievewright plays piano music by Bach and Rachmaninov.

I Grand Piano Classics Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. Extra date: Wed 2, Edinburgh. £7.50—£11.50. Two pianos, piano duct and piano solos from Rostal and Schaefer in a keyboard whirlwind of Liszt, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Strauss and Jophn.


I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. The Edinburgh Quartet with Schubert and Bartok.

I liaison liali Concert Nelson Hail, McDonald Road Library, off Leith Walk. Free at door. 7.45pm. A 50th birthday concert for Scottish composer David Johnson with guest performers John Wallace (trumpet), Linda Howie (soprano), John Turner (recorder), Simon Wright (piano) and The McGibbon Ensemble.



I Allemoon Tea Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50 (incl afternoon tea). Last of current series features Timothy Lissimore, a young British pianist, in Scarlatti, Chopin and Albeniz.

I Grand Piano Classics Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. £6—£9. See Tue 1, Glasgow.

I Paris In the 19208 Edinburgh Society of Musicians, 3 Belford Road. Tickets: 225 5366 (French Institute, 13 Randolph Crescent). Note: no tickets at door. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Solo piano recital by Colin Kingsley of music by Milhaud, Taileferre and Honegger, members ofLe Groupe des Stir, whose anniversaries fall in 1992.

I Edinburgh University Concert McEwan Hall, Bristo Square. Tickets: EUMS Members/at door. 7.30pm. Edinburgh University Musical Society in an ambitious programme of Strauss, Beethoven and Shostakovich (Symphony No 5). Gina McCormack is soloist in the Beethoven Violin Concerto.



I The King’s Consort Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. Extra date: Fri 4, Glasgow. £4—£9 (£3—£6). Top period instrument band with James Bowman, counter-tenor, in a programme of Dowland, Purcell and contemporaries. First of series of three concerts at the OH. I King's Consort Workshop Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street, 668 2019. Noon. Free at door. Workshops for harpsichordists and counter-tenors led by Robert King and James Bowman.



This section covers events not included i

eisearhere in the magazine. All submissions should be accompanied by a contact telephone number let our lnionnatlon. Open Listings compiled by Thom Oibdln.


I WOMEN MAK MERRY Fri 20, 7.30pm. Old Athenacum Theatre: 041 332 2333, £4 (£2.50). An evening’s entertainment from the group who aim to provide a platform for female artists. With Libby McArthur, Lorraine Jordan and Palaver.

I HANDS OFF OUR WATER Sat 21, 10am. Blytheswood Square. Contact Marie Hepburn, 0698 826 559. Free. March to George Square for a demonstration against Water Privatisation. With entertainment and speakers including George Galloway, Jim Cameron (NALGO) and Tommy Sheriden.

Buses irom Edinburgh are being organised by Maurine Hearns. Phone 031 661 2310 for details and to arrange pick-up points. I WOMEN MAX MERRY Sat 21 10am—very late. Community Central Hall: 041227 5511. All day ticket £5. The group who aim to provide a platform for women artists have organised workshops, events. seminars and stalls on subjects ranging from women’s decision making to art and health issues. Ticket includes evening Ceilidh with the Ceilidh Collective.

I GAY MEN'S HEALTH FORUM Sat 21. 11am—4pm. Tramway, Albert Drive. Free, but phone SAM on 041353 3133 to book a ticket. Guest speakers and workshop events covering a variety of issues including HIV infection, discrimination and future strategies.

I TRADE UNION WEEK Mon 23—Sat 28. Contact the STUC on 041 332 4926. Celebration of the role of trade unions and their members in the life of Glasgow with a re-emphasis on the need for a strong trade union movement in today‘s Scotland. Various events all week including:

Women and Equality Lavrs Mon 23, 10am—4pm. Moir Hall. Contact Ronnie MacDonald on 041 332 4946.

Tackling Racism in Employment- Usingthe LaITue 24, 1.30-4pm. Old High School. Elmbank Street. Contact N.R. Arif on 041 227 6048.

Trade Union Helpline Mon—Fri, 9am-5pm. If you have a question about trade unions, 3 problem at work, or just want to find out more, phone 0941 221 6318. Experienced trade union officials will be on hand to answer your questions.

Trade Union Fair Sat 28, 10am—4pm. Moir Hall, Mitchell Complex, Granville Street. Stalls, displays and advice from trade unions and campaigning organisations. Everything from Christmas cards to membership cards!

I MARCH AGAINST RACISM AND FASCISM Sat 28, 10.30am, Blytheswood Square. Free. March to rally in Strathclyde University Student Union, John Street with live entertainment and speakers. videos and workshops. Rally starts at

I SEXUALITY: THE FINAL FRONTIER? Sat 28, 2.30pm, Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 041 422 2023. Free, but book a place. One of the Read My Lips seminars. Lead by David Evans, Glasgow University Dept. of Sociology.

The List 20 November --

Museum of Scotland. Chambers Street.

I TREE PLANTING Sat 28, 10am—2pm. Balmore Road. Balmuildy. Contact Basil Bush on 041 339 1025. Plant a treein National Tree Week.

I CABARET AND CEILIDH FOR CROATIA Sun 29, 7pm (Ceilidh 11pm), Mitchell Theatre. 041 227 551 1. £5 (£7 with Ceilidh). Non-political fund raiser to help kids in Bosnia and Croatia.

I WORLD AIDS DAY Tue 1 . 6pm, The Gorbals C hurch. Eglinton Street/Cumberland Street. 041 2276132. Free. A service/ gathering to remember and to offer hope and support for all those affected by HIV/AIDS.

I OPEN FORUM ON FORTRESS EUROPE Thurs 3, 6pm. Blackfriars Bar, Blackfriars Street. Contact Jane Brooks on 041 332 6091. Free. Green Party-organised meeting for anyone interested in the civil liberties issues raised by the Edinburgh Euro Summit. Bar, snacks and coffee available. Meeting may adjourn to a local curry house for sustenance.


I DEMOCRACY FOR SCOTLAND Twenty-four hours a day, every day, the Parliament Building. Regent Terrace. Free. Permanent vigil by the non-party political campaign for a referendum on the establishment of a Scottish Parliament. All welcome.

I FLEAMARKET Fri 20 and weekly. noon—4pm. The Centre, 103 Broughton Street, 031 557 0718. Free. Clothing. books, trinkets, household goods and most excellent food.

I LOTHIAN EUROPEAN LECTURES Fri 20. Wed 25, Thurs 26, Thurs 3. Full details and programme from LEL Lothian, Regional HQ, Parliament Square. EH1 lTI'. Free. Including Dr Marina Warner on ‘From the Sibyls to Mother Goose: the story tellers of Europe', Thurs 26. 7.30pm, Royal Museum of Scotland, Chambers


I FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Sun 22, 2—6pm. St Brides Centre, Orwell Terrace. Free. An afternoon of cultural exchange, where local people can share and enjoy culture from around the world.

I WORLD IN OUR HANDS Mondays and Wednesdays 12.45-1.30pm. Royal


Free. Lunchtime lectures with an environmental theme.


7.30pm. Royal Observatory, Blackford

Hill,031668 8405. £1 .50 (75p). It‘spretty clear what Dr Chris Davis will be talking about tonight . . .

I A WEE COCK-SPARRA? Mon 30, 7pm. Lecture Room 2. Appleton Tower,

George Square. Free. Donald Campbell examines the role of Duncan Macrae in

the creation of the modern Scottish

Theatre in the Cencrastus, Hugh MacDiarmid Annual Memorial Lecture.

I POSITIVE HELP Thurs 3, 5pm—9pm.

Solas HIV/AIDS Resource Centre, 2/4 Abbeymount, 558 1122. Free. Volunteers needed to help provide a range of services to people living with HIV. Drop in

between 5pm and 9pm to find out more about the very varied work needed.


. COMMERCIAL FARMING Thurs 3, 7.45pm.

Centre for Human Ecology, 15 Buccleuch .- Place. Contact Brenda Carmichael on 031 225 1119.

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