MUSIC FOLK & WORLD
FOLK 8t WORLD RESIDENCIES CONTINUED
I Scruily Murphy’s George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Live Irish music. I Whistle Binlties Niddry Street. 9pm—Iate. Free. Live roots/folk bands.
I North Sea Gas Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 9pm. Free.
I Alan Hunter and Friends Waterloo Buffet. Waterloo Place. 9pm. Free.
9pm. Free. I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. 9pm. Free. Scots/Irish session.
I Shore Music The Shore Bar. Shore. Leitlt. 9pm. Free. Instrumental music.
I Scrutly Murphy’s George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Live Irish music. I Finnegan’s Waite Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Live music.
I Ensign Ewart l..awnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free. Live l'olksingers.
I West End Hotel Bar Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion music. I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Informal scssiott.
I Sandy Brechin and Friends Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. 9—1 lptn. Free. Fine accordionist in an open session.
I Whistle Binkies Niddry Street. 9pm—late. Free. Live roots/folk bands. I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. Afternoon from lpttt. Free. Session.
I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Live music.
I Namely Fare Barnton Thistle Hotel. Barnton. 9pm. Free. Scottish song attd instrumental music.
I The Wrigleys Sandy Bell's. Forrest Road. 9pm. Free. Brilliant ()rkncy twins on ﬁddle and guitar.
I Finnegan‘s Waite Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Live tnusic.
I Whistle Binkies Niddry Street. 9pm—latc. Free. Live roots/folk hands. I Fiddler’s Arms Grassmarket. 9pm. Free. Instrumental session.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. Bluegrass night.
I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm-2am. Free. Live music.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Instrumental. mainly Irish.
I Whistle Binkies Niddry Street. 9pm—Iate. Free. Live roots/folk hands. I Patsy Mack Banncrman's. Cowgate. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Shore Bar The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Session.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Acottstic music most nights. I Finnegan’s Waite Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Live music.
I Whistle Binlties Niddry Street. 9pm—late. Free. Live roots/folk hands.
I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Live music.
I The Mutineers World‘s Iind. High Street. 9pm. Free.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Squat-e. High Street. 9pm. Free. Orkney‘s Wrigley Sisters on fiddle and guitar.
I Wayltis Khublai Khan‘s. 43 Assembly Street. Leith. 555 0005. 8.30pm. Free. Peruvian pipers play the haunting sounds of the Andes.
I Whistle Binlties Niddry Street. 9pm—late. Free. Live roots/folk bands.
I Wally Allen Ensign Ewan. Lawnmarket.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
Concerts are listed by date, uteri by city. Classical 8: Opera Listings compiled by Alan Morrison.
I Piano Recital Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Bernard d’Ascoli plays Chopin's Ballade No 2 in F and Sr/term No 2 in 8 minor. Schumann's
K im/erwenen and Debussy’s Estantpes. The concert is followed by a free piano masterclass at 2.30pm.
I Scottish Early Music Consort Bute Hall. University ofGIasgow. 8pm. £10 (£8/£4) from 227 5511 (full price and £4 concessions at the door). A concert titled ’Magic And Madness‘ taps into the wilder side of Handel. such as the Enchantress’s aria from Rinaldo attd the mad scene from Orlando. Other favourites include the famous Arrival Of'l‘lte Queen Qf'S/telia. the largo Front Xeitt'es and the Water Music. Glasgow-born soprano Janis Kelly and Canadian counter tenor Daniel Taylor join the augmented baroque orchestra. Foyer music from 7.30pm.
I Organ Recital Mciiwatt Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Philip Sct'iven plays music by Brewer. Bridge. \Valfot'd Davies attd Elgar.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher I-lall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. £7—£I9.5(). Walter Weller is at the podium for a concert featuring h‘lendelssohn's String Svmp/tonv No [2. \Veill’s Violin Cont-erto (with soloist Ernst Kovacic) and Richard Strauss's iconic Also S/n'at'lt Zarathustra.
I Ines De Castro Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45. James MacMillan's dramatic version of John Clifford's play split the critics at its Edinburgh Festival premiere. although the general Scottish (positive)/Eng1ish (negative) divide was probably down to agendas other than the music itself. The story is gripping itt its dark qualities. while MacMillan. in his lirst opera. proves to be a supreme master of the orchestral palette. Jonathan Moore (Life With An Idiot) directs.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £7.50—i: 19.50 from 287 5511. See Fri 1.
I Juan Martin City Hall. Candleriggs. 8pm. £12.50 (£10) from 227 5511. One of the world's leading guitarists brings his Musica Alhambra ensemble to Scotland. revealing the Moorish. Indian gypsy. Byzantine and Sepharic influences on the flamenco style. See preview.
I Musica Italia Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Belford Road. lptn. £3 from Queen's Hall (668 2019) and at the door. Pianist Massmiliano Damerini plays 20th century Italian music including
B ttsoni's Sonatina Set-onda and his own 'I'riptrt'lt: A Portrait OfBar'on. inspired by the painter‘s work. Presented by the Italian Institute and Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust as part of the Musica Italia festival.
I Choral Eucharist For All Souls Day St Mary’s Cathedral. Palmerston Place. 225 6293. 5.30pm. Free. The Choir of St Mary's Cathedral sing Duruflé‘s Requiem. I Edinburgh Concert Band Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Stephen Callaghan conducts music by Holst. Grainger. James Curnow. Philip Sparke. Andrew Boyson Jnr and Alfred Reed.
I Musica Italia BBC Scotland. 5 Queen Street. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3) from Queen's Hall (668 2019) and at the door. Luisa Castellani (soprano). Roberto Fabbriciani (flute) and Massimiliano Datnerini (piano). with Romolo Tisano (clarinet). play Berio‘s solo Sequenzas. Maderna's Tre Liriclte Su Verlaine and Nono's mixture of live performance and electronic sound in . . . sojferte onde serene. . . and Das Atmende Klarsein. In association with the Italian Cultural Institute.
I Organ Recital Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 331 1854. 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Free. Duncan Sinclair presents a Sunday Promenade Concert. I Chamber Group at Scotland Stevenson Hall. RSAM D. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £8 (£3.50/£2). Ruth Crouch (violin). Robert Irvine (cello) and Graeme McNaught (piano) play Galina Ustvolskaya‘s stark and powerful Grand Duet For Cello And Piano and Duet For Violin And Piano. plus the Piano Trio No / 0p 8 by her teacher. Shostakovich.
I Musica Italia BBC Scotland. 5 Queen Street. 2pm. £7.50 (£3) from Queen’s Hall (668 2019) and at the door. Luisa Castellani (soprano). Roberto Fabbriciani (ﬂute) and Massimiliano Damerini (piano) present a playful programme by Sciarrino. Castiglioni. Scelsi. Togni and Donatoni. In association with the Italian Cultural Institute.
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles’ Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free. The Greyfriars Georgian Singers. with Andrew Armstrong at the organ. sing Dupré’s Organ Antipltons Wit/t Vespers 0f0ur Lady.
I Celebrity Recital Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 7.30pm. £6 (£4) in person and by post (inc SAE) from the Secretary. Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. Edinburgh. EH1 2QQ and at the door. Douglas Hollick (organ) and Fiona Campbell (mezzo soprano) present 'four centuries of music for voice and organ'. including works by Bach. Handel. Stanford. Franck. Dupre. Vierne. Cavalli and Purcell.
I Musica Italia BBC Scotland. 5 Queen Street. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3) from Queen’s Hall (668 2019) and at the door. For the final concert in the series. Castellani. Fabbriciani and Datnerini are joined by Ninian Perry (double bass) for a programme of music by senior Italian figures and some new names not heard before in Scotland — Petrassi. Dallapiccola. di Bari. Sbordoni. Clementi and Pennisi. In association with the Italian Cultural Institute.
I Juan Martin Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019 (credit card hotline 667 7776). 8pm. £12.50 (£10). See Sat 2.
I Plano Recital Hutcheson’s Hall. 2 John Street. 1.15pm. £2 on the door. Chaya Mettananda plays Beethoven’s Sonata in E ﬂat and Debussy's Estampes.
I Musica Electronica Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092.
1.15pm. Free. The first of a series of concerts of clectro-acoustic music
selected from international festivals;é prizes and studios around the world.’ ‘ Prepared and diffused by ﬁnal year students of the B.Eng (Electronics With Music) course on special sound diffusion equipment.
I Vocal Recital Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Irene Drummond (soprano) and Graeme McNaught (piano) perform Sally Beamish's ‘Ae Fond K iss’ Song Cycle (inspired by letters from Robert Burns to Mrs Agnes McLehose) and other settings of the Bard’s work by Schumann. Franz and Francis George Scott.
I Opera Masterclass Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2pm. Free. Stafford Dean directs this lunchtitne session.
I II Trovatore Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45. Love and death. Verdi-style. courtesy of Scottish Opera in a packed production that features kidnapping. murder. execution. revenge and. on the musical front. the famous Anvil Chorus. Chinese tenor Deng returns to Scotland. with Penelope Walmsley-Clark as Leonora. Karen Howard joins a growing list - Jonathan Moore. David McVicar — of young directors whose work is adding a spark to this season.
I Altnira String-Ouartet Concert Hall. University of Glasgow. 330 4092. 1.15pm. Free. The chamber ensemble play Purcell’s Cltaconv and Pavan in D ntinor and Elgar's Quartet in E minor.
I Ines De Castro Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£45. See Sat 2.
I Academy Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Jacek Kaspszyk conducts Berlioz's Overture: Le Corsaire. Liszt’s Piano Concerto No l (with soloist Evgeny Morozov) and Bruckner's Symphony No 7.
I Mozart Festival Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £15—£19 from 287 5511. An atmospheric night. performed in full 18th century costume in a candlelit setting. with music by Bach. Pachelbel. Clarke. Handel and Vivaldi. closing with the ever popular Four Seasons.
the Italian Cultural Institute give a two-day mlnitest of Italian music. including composer Lucian eero (above). See Musica Italia, Sat 2/Sun3
58 The List l-I4 Nov 1996