l I Scottish Blend Teviot Debating Hall. Bristo Square. info; 315 227‘).

i 7.30pm—midnight. £5 (£3) on the door.

Six-piece ceilidh band. Scottish country


I Woodside Now Scruffy i‘vlurphy's.

George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm.


I Sean MacGuire and Brian Collum

Scruffy Murphy's. George 1\’ Bridge. 225

1681. 9pm. Legendary virtuoso lrish

fiddler. the original inspiration to Aly

Bain and ntany others.

I Yard Di Ale Finnegan's Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pnr2am. Free.

MONDAY 20 , .

3' Glasgow

I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. olfClyde Street. 248 3144. 7.30~ 10pm. £3. Bar. New season with regular caller Karin ingram. and accordionist Freeland Barbour.


I Prodigal Sons l‘mnegan‘s Wake. Victoria Street. 2-36 3816. ‘)pm--2am. i‘il't‘LT.

TUESDAY 21 Edinburgh

I Urban Gypsies 1"itiiiegztrt‘s Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2atn. Free.

I Gavin Anderson .‘ylerchiston Union. Merchiston Place. 22‘) 8791. 8.30pm. Free.

Glasgow I Weekly Fiddle Workshop Strathclyde

Arts Centre. Washington Street. 7.30—930pm. £4. (£1.50) information 636 1450. Tutor lain Fraser leads the season of workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for beginners and more advanced players.

I Blackeyed Biddy Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular. highly entertaining. inulti~instrumental



I Johnny SilVO Edinburgh Folk Club.

. Cate Royal. West Register Street. 8pm. £4

(£3 ). Veteran performer and cheerful entertainer has a vast repertoire stretching through folk. ill/.1. blues. country and his own compositions.

I Ceilidh Night Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 432‘). 8 —1 1pm. £4 (£2). With Oave Francis. Mairi Campbell and friends. Scottish dances. with a caller to guide the beginners. Presented by the Adult Learning Project.

I Prodigal Sons Finnegan's Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free.



I Gerry Cairns New Dawn Folk Clttb. Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. £3. An annual fixture at the old Star Club. the Scots- resident Irishman has a beautiful voice and gentle guitar style.


I Streams of Whiskey Scruffy Murphy‘s. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. I Absent Friends Finnegan‘s Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm~2atn. Free.

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I m

f Concerts are listed by date, then by city. 1 Classical & Opera Listings compiled by 5 Jonathan Trew.


; Glasgow

I Midday Concert Stevenson ilall.

RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). The Wallace Collection.

seyct) trumpets and one percussionist. perform a programme entitled ‘Turkish

delights and ()ther 'l‘rumpetries' which includes pieces by Mozart. Diabelli. Altenburg. Michael Haydn. Weber and Beethoven. I Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Brass masterclass directed by members of the Wallace Collection.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155.

7.30pm. £6419. Peter Eros conducts the RSNO in llaydn‘s .S'ymphony No / and Shostakovich's .S'ymphony No /0. Stephen Hough is the pianist in Bartok's Piano Concerto No .t’.

I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers The Glasite Meeting House.

' Barony Street. 557 5039. 7.45pm. £5

(£3.50). Pre-Spring concert featuring the

music ofJacob Handl Gallus. Brumel.

Bruckner. Weelkes and Wert.

I Tosca King's Theatre. 1.even Street.

220 4349. 7.15pm. £13.5()-—£19.50. The

Compagnia d'Opera ltaliana di Milano

present Puccini‘s classic.



I Tutti Forte Glasgow Royal Concert

Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511.

Noon. £6.50 (£3.50). The Children's

Classics Concerts reaches a climax with

Atarah Ben-Tovim presenting and

3 Nicholas Kok conducting the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a

programme featuring Holst's The Planets.

Ravel‘s Bolero. Khatchaturian's Sabre

[)(lllt't’ and Bizet's [.'.‘ll‘lt’.\'l(’llll('. Bring an

instrument and play along.

1 I Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2

Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. See Fri 10.


I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hail. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5 (£3). The Orchestra tackle Sibelius's Rakastava Suite. Larsson's Pastoral Suite and Mozart's Svmphony No 33. Hailidi Hallgrimsson conducts his own composition Hymn at the Rock and Ursula Smith is the soloist in Schumann‘s Cello Concerto.

I Scottish Chamber Choir ()ld Saint Paul‘s Church. Jeffrey Street. 8pm. £7 (£5) frotn Queen's Hall. 668 2019; Usher Hall. 228 1 155 and Assembly Rooms. 228 4019. Philip Sawyer conducts the Choir and lain ()gg is the organist in the world premiere of Jan Peterson's Chorale Variations and her Psalm 6]. Other works on the programme are Leighton’s (,‘rta'ijirus Pro Nohix for which John Cox is the tenor and Bach‘s Fantasia on Jcsu Mei/re FI'CIU/P and his Jesu Maine I-‘reude I Edinburgh Bach Choir with Scottish Sinlonia Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars

I Place. 7.45pm. £7 (£5) on door or from

Queen‘s Hall. 668 2019. Neil Mantle conducts the two groups in Fauré‘s Requiem. Vaughan Williams’s F ive Mystical Songs and Parry's I Was Glad. Lesley C raigie is soprano and Toni McVeigh the baritone.

I Tosca King's Theatre. Leven Street. 220 4349. 7.15pm. £13.50—£l9.50. See Fri 10.



I City at Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50—£16. lain Sutherland conducts the Orchestra in a programme entitled 'The Classic Musicals‘. Geoffrey Davidson is the baritone and Ann Mac Kay the soprano in those classic hits from the golden age of Broadway.

I The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Peter Jones conducts the Orchestra in Bach‘s Ont/restral Suite No 3. Mozart’s Symphony No 35 in I). Walton's Suite No l front Facade and Deepani de Alwis is the soloist in Schumann‘s Piano Concerto.

I Glasgow University Choral Society and Glasgow University Chamber Orchestra Chapel. Glasgow University. 339 8855 ext. 4092. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Myra Soutar conducts and lain Mclnnes is the tenor in Kodaly‘s Psalmus Hungarit'us and

B rahms‘s Song oj‘I)cjstiny.

I Sunday Promenade Organ Recitals Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Free. Rupert Jeffcoat of Ampleforth College. York gives a recital.


I Jean-Paul Fouchecourt Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £8 (£6). As part of the Songlines series the tenor. accompanied by Jeff Cohen. will perform a repertoire of French songs including works by Poulenc. Duparc and Roussel.

I The Warsaw State Philharmonic Orchestra Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £6.50—£17.5() (£4.50—£14.50). Kazimierz. Kord Conducts the Orchestra in Mahler's Adagio from Symphony No 10. Chopin‘s Piano Concerto No / in [5 minor and Pt‘okoiiev's Symphony No 5. Yonty Solomon is the pianist for the Chopin.

I Into The Light Studio ()ne. 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. Irene Drummond gives a recital of songs by John McLeod and Robert and Clara Schumann.

I The Practice Choir Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 7.45pm. Price TBC. Nicholas Jones conducts the Choir in Handel's Chattde Ant/tent () Praise the Lord it'll/i one consent as well as other


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choral works.

I St Giles’ At Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226 2998. 6pm. Free. Lenten address and music.

I British Federation oi Youth Choirs City Halls. Candieriggs. 227 5910. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Christopher Bell directs 270 young singers from 62 Strathclyde schools in the world premiere of A Burns Sequence by John Gardner. The other works on the programme are Fauré's Cantith dc Jean Racine and Gounod‘s St Cecilia Mass. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will accompany the choir.

MONDAY 13 Edinburgh

I Vellinger String Quartet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.45pm. £5—£ll (£3—£6). The New Town Concert Society presents a programme comprised of Haydn‘s Quartet 0p 7l/I. Mendelssohn‘s Quartet 0/) l2 and Schubert‘s Quarth No I} in A minor. The Quartet consists of Stephanie Gonley and Harvey de Souza (violins). James Boyd (viola) and Sally Pendlebury (cello).



I love, Death and Marriage New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAM D. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £5 (£2.50—£4.50). The Academy Opera Department present a programme of pieces from rarely heard operas - ‘Le Philtre‘ from Frank Martin‘s Le Vin Herbe. [.ex Mal/tears d 'Orp/tée by Milhaud and Offenbach‘s Le Mariage atLt' underlies.

I Strathclyde University Chamber Choir Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church. Huntly Gardens. 8pm. £3 front Choir members. on the door or from the Director of Music's office. 552 4400 ext. 3444. The programme features Burns settings. music by Purcell. Stanford and Finzi and Tippet‘s Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our 'Iime.

I Katharine Ourran Hutcheson’s Hall. John Street. 552 4400 ext. 3444. 1.10pm. £1.60. The pianist will give the first Scottish performance of Aiden Fisher’s Skye Blues. Bach‘s Toccata in D. Fauré‘s Ballade in F sharp and two works by Grain ger. his Handel in the Strand and St'Ufl‘ll Strathspey and Reel.



I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£13. 1vor Bolton conducts the SCO in music by Purcell and Sibelius inspired by The Tempest as well as the new cello concerto by Hallgrimsson with soloist William Conway. Julia Gooding is Amphritate. Susan Gritton is Dorinda and Susan Bickley is Ariel.

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Gregory Squire plays and directs tor the Scottish Early Music Consort in an eclectic programme

at the Ouccn's Ilall. Edinbtcgh on Weansday 15

48 The List 1023 Mar 1995