I Amnesty International Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm. £6 (£3). Bar. Tickets from Assembly Box Office. Information 557 2957. Music from the Robert Fish Band.

I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. The various artists pay homage to the seminal American hobo singer in the Woody Guthrie Show.

I Woodslde NOW Scruffy Murphy's. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm.



I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 7.30.10pm. £3. Bar. New season with regular caller Karin Ingram. and acCordionist Freeland Barbour.


I Rhiannon’s Dream Scruffy Murphy's. George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.


I Mini Mod Curnbemauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 0236 73288. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Cnrnbernauld Gaelic Choir hosts an evening of song and music.



I Blo’ lla Gael Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Force eight folk from all-women outfit.


I Aileen Vance Edinburgh Folk Club.

(£3). Return visit by powerful American singer/songwriter.

I Ceilidh Night Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 4329. 8—11pm. £4 (£2). With Dave Francis. Mairi Campbell and friends. Scottish dances. with a caller to guide the beginners. Presented by the Adult Learning Project.



I Four Men and a Dog The Ferry. Clyde Place. 8pm. Bar. Information 420 3383. Leading Irish band promote their polished and heavily bluegrass and Country- intiuenced album. Dr A’s Secret Remedies.

I Aileen Vance New Dawn Folk Club. Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. £3. See Wed 8.


I Raggle Taggle Gypsies Scruffy Murphy‘s. George [V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.


sun 12 mar 8pm RAB NOAKES plus dysney moon

CLASSICAL sun 19 mar 8pm SCOTTISH BACH CONSORT the best in baroque

63 Tr'ongatc Glasgow GI



Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical & Opera Listings compiled by Jonathan Trew.



I The RT Scottish Ensemble RSA Ml). Stevenson Hall. 332 5057, 7.30pm. £9 (£5 ). The Ensemble. under the direction of Clio Gould. perform Bach's li’ranr/enlnrrg Concerto. Bocclrerini‘s Cello Concerto in (I and Bartok's I')ii'ertinrentofor Strings. Clio Gould (violin) is the solo in Dave Heath's Violin Concerto “lite Celia".

I Midday Concert RSAMI). Stevenson Hall. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Anthony Halstead (horn) and John Langdon (piano) perform works by

Mozart. Moscheles. Arnold Cooke. Anthony Halstead and Michael Head. ' I Lute Songs From France And Scotland

Hutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street. 357 3632. 7.30pm. £5 (£3) from the Institut Francais and at door. Robert Phillips (lute) and Paul Rendall (vocals) perform songs by Ronsard. Montgomcrie and Franco— Scottish songs of the early 17th century.

I Masterclass RSAMD. Guinness Room.

; 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Horn masterclass

Cafe Royal. West Register Street. 8pm. £4 ;

directed by Anthony Halstead.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155.

7.30pm. £6—-£19. Vemon Handley

' conducts the orchestra in Tippett‘s Ritual

Dances frotn The Mir/summer Marriage.

Walton's Bets/razzar 's Feast and Falla's Nights in the Gardens ofSpain. Joaquin Aehucarro is the pianist and John Council is the bass.

I Patience and Trial By Jury King‘s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.15pm. £5—£8.50 plus cones. The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh put on a double bill of the duo’s popular works. David 1.. Lyle is the musical director.

I Dennis Townhill McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1. 10pm. Free. Townhill gives a recital of I..eighton‘s Missa (le Gloria 0p 82.



I The leda Trio RSAMI). Stevenson Hall. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Peter Campbell-Kelly (violin). Kevin McCrae (cello) and Kate Thompson (piano) present Haydn‘s Piano Trio in G ‘(}_vpsv Rondo'. Kodaly's Duo for Violin and Cello and Smetana's Piano Trio in G


I Royal Scottish llatlonal Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6—£19. See Fri 24.


I Salomon String Ouartet Si Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. 7.45pm. Tickets £8 (£2-£5) from Queen's Hall. Clerk Street.

668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776 or Usher Hall. 228 1155. The Georgian Concert Society season continues with Simon Standage and Micaela Comberti (violin). Trevor Jones (viola) and Jennifer Ward Clarke (cello) performing three quartets by Haydn: 0p 20 No 4, 0p [7 No 4 and 0p 33 No 4.

I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The Orchestra present a programme entitled A Night at the Opera featuring the closing scene from Strauss‘ Der Rosenkavalier; the famous duet from Bizet's The Pearl Fishers; the prelude to act three of Wagner's Lohengrin and other pieces by Mozart. Mascagni. Delibes and Tchaikovsky. Alasdair Mitchell conducts and Philip Taylor is the leader.

I Patience and Trial Dy Jury King‘s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. 19.15. mat 14.15. £5-—£8.50 plus concs. See Fri 24.


I Paragon Ensemble RSAMI). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50). David Davies conducts the Ensemble in a kaleidoscope of Scottish concertos comprising Thomas Wilson's Chamber Concerto. Judith Weir‘s .S‘everal Concertos and Maxwell Geddes‘ Sonata for Cello and Piano. Jonathan Small is the solo in the world premiere of Maxwell Geddes‘ Oboe Concerto.

I Hill/Wiltchinslty Guitar Duo Merchant‘s House. West George Street. 639 3176. 2.30pm. £7 (£5). The outstanding duo will perform Four lilimbethan Lute Duets by Dowland. Largo and Rom/o by Carulli. Two Preludes and Fugues by C astelnuovo Tedesco. Suite Spagnola by Gangi. Guiliani’s Variazioni emreertanti. Scheidler's Sonata in 1) major. Wiltchinsky‘s Nocturne (1an [Mum and Falla's Three Spanish Dances.

I Sunday Promenade Organ Recitals Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Free. Michael Lester-Cribb gives a recital.


I Duo Amati Stockbridge Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Info: 225 8918. 3pm. £4/£6 on door or from Crusaid Scotland. 8 Frederick Street. Elizabeth Ann Binks (violin) and Christine Greig (piano) will give a recital in aid ofCrusaid Scotland. I Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). John Steer conducts the ()rchestra in Haydn‘s .S'vtnphonv No 87. Kenneth Dempster's Charitv Culture and Stravinsky’s The Fai rv ’5' Kiss.

I Into The Light Studio One. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Street. 2.30pm. Free on the door or by post from Margaret Beaton. BBC Scotland. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow G12 8DG. Heather Corbett uses the marimba and Vibraphone to perform works by Bach. Houllifand Sueyoshi.

I St Giles’ at Six St Giles’ Cathedral. High Street. 225 5147. 6pm. Free. The St George’s School for Girls perfonns in the cathedral.

MONDAY 27 Edinburgh

I A Voice In The Crowd Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 6pm. Free with ticket to later event. The Paragon Ensemble present a programme using community and school groups to explore the concerto.

I Paragon Ensemble Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. creditcard hotline 667 7776. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Sun 26.

I The Desert Song King's Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £5—£8.50. The Southern Light Opera

Company present a tale of deception and disguise set in French Morocco.


Glasgow I Alice Dumas and Robert Phillips

Hutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street. 1.15pm. £1.60. The soprano and lute player give a recital of airs (lt' (ours and early Scottish lute songs.


I Midday Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Clea Friend (cello). Paul Harrison (piano). Joanne Towler (French horn) and Alex Taylor (piano) perform a variety of works including Schumann‘s xii/agio anrl Allegro in .-1_/lat_/or Horn (lllr/ Piano and Bartok's Sonata l’or l’iano.

I The Desert Song King's Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 229 1201, 7.30pm. £5»—£8.5(). See Mon 27.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Ilall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£l3. Lewis Morrison and Ruth Ellis take centre stage as the clarinet players in Krommer's Coltr‘r'l'tojor Two Clarinets ()1) VI. ()rher highlights include Haydn's Srvnp/ronv No 94 and Dvorak's Serenade/or .‘i‘irings. James Clark directs from the violin.

I Alice Dumas and Robert Phillips In- Service Suite. Jordanhill Campus. 12.30. £1.60. See Tue 28.


I University of Edinburgh Wind Duintet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019.

. credit card hotline 667 7776, 3pm. £4.50.

The Quintet perform Ibert's I'hree Short l’ier'es. Arnold's Three Sea .S‘lranties. Ferenc I’arkas' l'ir'e Dances and Mozart's Quintet in lz‘jlaI.

I The Desert Song King’s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 229 1201 7.30pm.

£5 £8.50. See Mon 27.


I Royal Scottish llational Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £6~£I9. This evening's programme features Dvorak's .S'erenar/etrn‘ ll'inrl. Barlok's illusir‘jor Strings. l’err'ussion anrl ("elesta and Tchaikovsky's I’iolin (‘o/u'erto. Lawrence Foster conducts and Midori is the violinist.

I Sandra Porter and Graeme McNaught Merchant's House. \\'est George Street. 639 3176. 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3). Tire mezzo-soprano and pianist perform songs by Schumann. Poulerrc and Satie.

I Mr Anderson’s Fine Tunes Studio One. Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. 3pm. Free tickets from Room 226. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow C112 8DG. A ‘Iive' broadcast with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis in Walton's 'Spitjire' Prelude and Fugue. Bernstein's On The Waterfront (Svmphonie Suite) and the suite from Prokofiev's Lieutenant K ije.

I Discoveries Concert Hall. Glasgow University. 339 8855 ext. 4092. 1.15pm. Free. Presentation of electro-acoustic music from around the world.


I Juan Miguel Murani Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £6.50 (£3). The pianist performs by Mussorgsky's Pictures At An Erhihition. Turina‘s Five Spanish Dancers. Alberiiz's Sevilla and Almeria and Falla‘s Fantasia [letieia

I The Desert Song King's Theatre. 2

4C The List 24 Feb-9 Mar 1995