CLASSICAL & OPERA MUSIC
I CLC Gayiest Ceilidh Wintergardens. Glasgow Green. 8pm. £6 (£5). Free buﬁ’et. Organised by the Gay and Lesbian Centre Project, Tickets from Centre of Contemporary Arts, Sauchiehall Street. or Clyde Books. Parnie Street. Dance music supplied by. wait for it. The Gay Gordons. I Ceilidh llance Riverside, Fox Street, off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I Cilid Crack Clilh Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. Free, accepted donations. Storytelling Club has guest tale-tellers; this week Paraig Macllell. I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm. £5 (£3). Support the Adult Learning Project. Dance music from the liobert Fish Band.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. lilchard Gralnger.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside, Fox Street. off Clyde Street, 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I Meadows Festival Ceilidh oance South Side Community Centre. 8pm. £5 (£3). Dance to the llobert Fish Band.
I Caledonlan Cellldh Band Walpole Hall. Chester Street. £2.50 before 8pm, £3.50 after 8pm. Ceilidh Dance. bring your own drink. and please don’t smoke.
Glasgow I Poozies The Ferry, Clyde Street. 429 2863. 8pm. Music and fun from Patsy Seddon. and Mary McMaster. the two singer/harpists from Sileas plus Karen Med on accordion and guitarist and singer Sally Barker. I Wendy Weatherby Paisley Arts Centre. New Street, Paisley. 8pm. £3 (£2). Attic Folk Cllh presents the singer, rooted in mainstream jazz but with a wide range of song styles. She'll bring along a guitarist. I Scotia Blues Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. The Blues oets.
I llnllthgow Folk Club Black Bitch Inn, West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Members £2. non-members £2.50. concessions £2.
I Scottish Ceilidh oance Workshop Glasgow City Halls. Candleriggs. Seven weekly sessions. 6.15—8.15pm. £15 and concessions for the course. All ages welcome. Folk and Traditional Arts Outreach sponsored series. hosted by Bob Blair and Steve Satellite. Registration 552 8581.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Harmonica- wielding guitarist songwriter Jill Malcolm.
I Edinburgh Fellr Clnb Cafe Royal Epstairs, West Register Street. 557 4792.
pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Annual Songwriting Competition.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. From Ayrshire. lleather lleywood has emerged as one of the finest singers of traditional Scottish song.
I Jiveass Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Dolores Keane Band Assembly Rooms. George Street, 220 4349. 8pm. £7 (£5). Tickets on the door or in advance from the Ticket Centre 031 225 8616. Presented by Open House Music. From their Galway base. Dolores Keane and husband John Faulkner lead their top ﬂight Irish traditional-based band. Dolores has emerged. since her days with De Dannan. as one of the country’s chart-topping singers. with a huge following at home and in the States.
I Ceilidh Collective Merlin. 168 Momingside Road. 9pm—midnight. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly series of dances with top Edinburgh band. and an earlier (7.30—8.30pm. £1.50) workshop on the dances. Further information 447 7436.
FOLK & WORLD mammals-
The iollowing details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- on 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 llorman Chalmers.
I Cottlers Hyndland Street. 9pm. Free. Live groups.
I llebridean Bar Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Folk music.
I Victoria ear Stockwell Street/Bridgegate, 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Scottish and Irish session withThe Snonts.
I lleilan Jessies Gallowgate. 8.30pm. Session.
I Victoria ear Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. A session with some of the iron Horse. but they would rather be known as Penetrating Tasmania
I Cottiers Hyndland Street. 9pm. Free. Live groups.
I llebrldean Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Folk music.
I lleilan Jessles Gallowgate. 8.30pm. Live music.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate, 552 6040. 9pm. Free. The Bestial Boys
I Babblty DmterBlackfriars Street. Merchant City. 9pm. Free. Session.
I Clutha Vaults 167 Stockwell Street. 552.7520. 8.30pm. Free. Music and song sessron.
I Park ear Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park, 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session in Highlanders pub.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.
FRIDAY 21 '
I RSAMD Wind Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2 (£1). David Davies Conducts Mozart's Serenade in C minor and the Sonatina No l by Richard Strauss. Last concert this series.
I Kathryn Stott Stevenson Hall. RSAMI), 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Admirable young pianist plays a tuneful programme of Schubert. Beethoven‘s Appassionata sonata. Chopin Fantasie in I" minor. Frank Bridge and Liszt‘s famous Hungarian Rhapsody No 2.
I Owen Murray Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £5.50 (£3). Ifyou've never heard the free-bass accordion. don‘t go to this and expect to hear anything like Jimmy Shand. It's quite different and quite amazing. In this Mayfest programme. Murray. the leading exponent of the instrument. spans 300 years of music from Scarlatti to Messiaen.
I Glinka Choir of St Petersburg St Aloysius Church,Garnethi11. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £7 (£4). World famous choir in their UK debut tour and visiting Glasgow under the auspices of Mayfest. Programme to include Rachmanintw‘s Vespers:
I Csardas Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £5/£6. The sounds of Spain in a programme with a gypsy theme including scenes from Carmen. Dant‘e Ifspagnole and others.
I The Makropoulos Case Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Tue 25. Thurs 27 — Glasgow; Thurs 17 Jun — Edinburgh. £3.50—£38.50. Unmissable Scottish ()pera revival of a powerful production originally directed by David Poutney. This time round Kathryn Harries sings Emilia Marty and Nigel Robson is Albert Gregor. Jaroslav Prus is sung by Donald Maxwell and Sally Day directs. At the musical helm is John Mauceri.
I SCO Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. Extra date: Sun 23 at 2.30pm. £9 (£5). James MacMiIlan‘s latest work Visirario Sepulehri. for singers, dancers and orchestra. is the major element in this programme specially devised for Tramway. It’s preceded by Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 3 and Stravinsky’s Dumbaer Oaks. which is choreographed for a group of dancers.
I Edinburgh Concert Band Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Conducting is shared between Stephen Callaghan and Graeme Williamson in a programme that includes works by Holst. Johnstone. Arnold. Sparke and Elgar.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Admission at door. 7.30pm. Edinburgh University Singers in music by Bach including the
cantata Ein fesre Burg and the Concerto in A for oboe d'amore. played on this occasion by Gavin Pettinger.
I SCO Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 2.30pm. £9 (£5). See Sat
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free at door. The Choir of Dunfermline Abbey in a short recital.
I Robin and Doris Smith Memorial Concert Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). An all- Mozart programme of the .Sivmphonv No 29. the Oboe Concerto and the Credo from Mass K257 performed by Greyfriars Choir and Orchestra under conductor Brian Hamilton.
I The Musical Garden lnverleith Park. Tickets: 553 7700 (Scottish lntemational Children‘s Festival). Extra dates: Tue 25. Wed 26. Thurs 27. Fri 28, Sat 29. Sun 30. Various 45 minute sessions. £2. Children can learn about music and have fun at the same time with this unique set of large- scale musical sculptures created by the French music teacher Etienne Favre.
I The Makropoulos Case Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Thurs 27 — Glasgow; Thurs 17 Jun — Edinburgh. £3.50—£38.50. See Sat 22.
I The Musical Garden Inverleith Park. Tickets: 553 7700 (Scottish lntemational Children‘s Festival). Extra dates: Wed 26. Thurs 27, Fri 28. Sat 29. Sun 30. Various 45-minute sessions. £2. See Mon
I BBC SSO Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Concerts Secretary. Room 409. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. G12 8DG (please enclose sae). 1pm. Free. Premiere of the Piano Concerto by Christopher Headington with Gordon Fergus-Thompson as soloist and Prokofiev's Symphony No 7. Martyn Brabbins conducts.
I Eugene Gnegin Theatre Royal. Hope Street, 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 29 — Glasgow; Wed 16 and Fri 18 Jun — Edinburgh. £3.50—£38.50. Scottish Opera marks the centenary of Tchaikovsky's death with the composer‘s most popular opera. It‘s a traditional production with the role of Tatyana taken by Cheryl Barker and Clare Shearer as Olga. Robert Dean conducts (Tim Lole on 29 May) and James Ross directs.
I The Musical Garden lnverleith Park. Tickets: 553 7700 (Scottish lntemational Children's Festival). Extra dates: Thurs 27. Fri 28. Sat 29. Sun 30. Various 45- minute sessions. £2. See Mon 24.
I Artemoon Tea Concert Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 3pm. £4.50. Music by Schumann. Haydn. Poulenc and Shostakovich performed by Fiona Kelsall who is currently studying at the RSAMD in Glasgow.
I Organ llecltal St Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh. 8pm. £5 (£3). Peter Hurford opens a new series of recitals with works by Bach. Franck. Krebs and Murrill.
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