MUSIC FOLK & WORLD
Sixtile SATURDAY 28 Glasgow
I Bannovitch and MacKenzie Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3pm. Free. Blues.
I Urban Gypsies Finnegan's Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fo.\ Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I Mansour Seck llenry wood llall. Clal‘emont Street. 9pm. £6 (£4). Senegalese master guitarist and singer with his own band.
I Salsa Night l’artick Burgh Hall. 8pm. £7 (£4). Music from Herman .\'.
I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh lIouse. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Silver-tongued Irishman Gerry Cairns has long been an lidinburgh resident. and tnakes his first visit to the club.
I Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Usher Ilall. Lotllian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £l3-—£7. SFO's fifteenth birthday and a celebration in music of the 250th anniversary of the Jacobite Rising.
I The File Scruffy Murphy's. George [V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.
I Absent Friends Finnegan's Wake. Victoria Street. 2263816. 9pm--2am. Free.
I Mary Black Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 5296000. 7.30pm. £12.50. £10. See Glasgow. Tue 3 I.
I Ronnie Brown King’s Theatre. 8pm. £10—£5.50. Ticketline 220 4349. The solo Corrie in concert.
I Mutineers Scruffy Murphy’s. George 1V Bridg '. 225 1681. 10pm. Free.
I Tartan Terrorists l~'oot1iglits and Firkin. Spittal Street. 9pm. Free.
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I Sineag Finnegan's Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm-2am. Free.
I Joan Baez Royal Concert Hall. 1 Saucliiehall Street. 3326633. Also Glasgow Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £13.50--£1 1. Legendary pure-voiced American political folkie and . 60s icon makes a come—back.
I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 248 3144. 7.30— 10pm. £3.50. Bar. New season runs through to June with regular caller Karin Ingratn. and ()ccasionals' piano- accordionist. Freeland Barbour.
I Slip Jig Finnegan's Wake. 79 St
. Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
1 I Stories and Music of the Appalachians Netherbow Arts Centre. 45 High Street.
i 556 2647/9579. 8pm. £4 (£3). With Frank
! Proltitt Jnr. Donald Davis. and Barbara
I McDermitt. Scottish Storytelling Festival.
i I Prodigal Sons Finnegath Wake.
i Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am.
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1 I Mary Black Royal Concert Hall. I Sauchichall Street. 332 6633. Also
I Glasgow Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 i 551 1. 7.30pm. £12.50—£1 1. Two nights in 2 Glasgow for the exquisite singer. ex-l)e
I Dannan but now moving lirmly into the middle of the road.
5 I Shakeagh llhaill Finnegan's Wake. 79 1 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
; I Finnegan’s Awake Finnegan's Wake. 5 Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free.
' WEDNESDAY 1
I Mary Black Royal Concert Hall. 1 Sauchichall Street. 332 6633. Also Glasgow Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. 7.30pm. £12.50—£1 1. Second of two concerts. See Glasgow. Tue 31.
I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Strathclyde Arts Centre. Washington Street. 7.30—9.30pm. £4. (£1.50) Information 636 1450. lain Fraser leads the workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for more advanced players: other tutors lead the beginners and intermediate levels.
I Neil Sturgeon Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9.30pm. Free.
I Emerald Country Finnegan's Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
I Traditional Ballad Workshop Netherbow Arts Centre. 45 High Street. 556 2647/9579. 7.45pm. Two evenings £8
(£5). Only eight places. With Andy Hunter. Also Thurs 2.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Pleasance Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 8pm. £4 (£3). Solo concert from superb singer Janet Russell mixing the usual traditional and contemporary. women's songs and contemporary issues.
I ALP Ceilidh Dance The Merlin. Morningside Road. 8—1 1pm. £4 (£2). Weekly dance with caller/guitarist Dave Francis and fiddler Mairi Campbell. Ceilidh Dance workshop 7—8.30pm. includes entrance to the later dance. Information from the Adult Learning Project. 337 3659.
I Prodigal Sons Finnegan's Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free.
I New Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. Tickets vary £3-£5. Rich. varied unaccompanied song from all-women group Palaver.
I Macushla Finnegan's Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Class Brabloch Hotel. Renfrew Road. 889 5577. 7.30pm. Weekly dancing to live band with caller Peter Roberts. Information ()1505 613389.
i I Traditional Ballad Workshop Netherbow Arts Centre. 45 High Street. 556 2647/9579. 7.45pm. Two evenings £8 (£5). Only eight places. With Andy Hunter. Also Wed 1. Scottish Storytelling Festival.
I Stories and Music from the Scottish Gaeltachd Netherbow Arts Centre. 45 High Street. 556 2647/9579. 8pm. £4 (£3). Told in English by George Macpherson and Paraig Maclleill. Scottish Storytelling Festival.
I Absent Friends Finnegan‘s Wake. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free.
3 Concerts are listed by date, then by city. 1 Classical 3. Opera listings compiled by Jonathan Trew.
' FRIDAY 20
Glasgow 1 I Midday Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew 3 Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.5()(£1.5()). The ' Scottish guitar duo of Philip Thorne and 1 Selina Mader play music by John Maxwell Geddes. Edward McGuire and J. K. Mertz.
I Edinburgh University Concert Mcliwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free. Recital by organist Morley Whitehead who plays music by Franck. Whitlock and Liszt.
I RSNU Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228
1 155. 7.30pm. £6—£ 19.50 (conc avail). Yoel Levi conducts Gerswhin's An American in Paris. the l’imm ('u/it'r'rtu by Ravel and Prokoliev's Sl‘lllp/Inlll' Nu 5. Wayne Marshall is the soloist.
I Benlield Recital Renfield St Stephen‘s Parish Church. 260 Bath Street. lptn. Free. Guitarist Peter Argondizza in a
varied programme from the Renaissance onwards. Composers include Bach. Villa- l.obos. John Dowland. Walton and Fernando Sor.
I Campos/Durran Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6/£8. A recital of Spanish song from the soprano Maria Dolores Campos and pianist Katharine Durran. Vivid glimpses of Spanish life. from soothing lullaby to the most electric Spanish dance are evoked through the sounds of composers Granados. Falla. Espla and Turina.
I Music at St Mungo Sr Mtltlgo Museum of Religious Life and Art. 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. 2.30pm. Free. Manta Yadev presents Hindi devotional songs.
I Sunday Promenade Drgan Recital Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. 2.30pm—3pm and 3.30pm—lpm. Eric van de Kolk of Heerenveen. the Netherlands.
I Organ/Guitar Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. 7.30pm. Michael Bonaventure (organ) and Matthew Allsop (electric guitar) with the premiere of Organ by Cluny Strachan.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles' Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. The St Giles' Quartet in an informal early evening concert.
I Lunchtime Concert Huteliesons‘ Hall. 2 John Street. Tickets: 227 5511. 1.15pm. £2. A recital ofsome less familiar music for 'cello and piano with Myra Chahin and William Wright. Pieces include I-f/egv ()p 5 by Kenneth Leighton. Nm‘lll/‘Ilt’ um/ Selle/tn by Wordsworth arid (’rt/ir/r‘r' by MacCunn.
I Composer’s Workshop Guinness Room. RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 3pm. Free. First in a series of four informal sessions in which a composer discusses their life and work. Today it's the turn of Gordon McPherson.
I Edinburgh University Concert Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Edward Harper and Colin Kingsley play music for two pianos by Harper (Burn/k Games) and Bartok (pieces from the Mikmkusnms).
I Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Viola masterclass directed by Yuko Inoue. I La Belle Helene Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. Extra dates: Sat 28. Mon 30. Thurs 2. Sat 4 (mat)—G1asgow; 21 and 25 Nov—Edinburgh. £3.5()—£45. ()ffenbach's sparkling opera set in ancient Sparta at the temple of Venus. It's a new production by Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser. with Anne Howells in the title role. The translation is by John Wells and the whole thing ought to be a lot of fun.
I la Traviata Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.15pm. £7.50—£l7.5() (£3.75—£8.75). Music Theatre London in Verdi's great romantic tragedy. Telling the tale of the doomed affair of Alfredo and Violetta and the price they pay for their cynical and hedonistic lifestyle. there might just be a message there for audiences of today.
54 The List 20 ()ct-2 Nov 1995