MUSIG folk & world


I Midday Concert RSAMI). I()() Renfi‘ew Street. 332 5057. lprii. £3.50 (£2.50). The Velliirger String Quartet perform Haydn's String Quartet in I" mirror and Brahms' Pitt/iii Quintet in I” minor. for which they are joined by pianist l‘ali l’ayi‘i.

I Masterclass RSAMl). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm. l‘ree. Members of the \‘ellinger String Quartet invite you to take part in a free chamber music masterclass. following their lunchtime concert.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. (.‘aitdleriggs. 287 55l l. 7.30pm. .£5—£ 16. Sir Charles Mackeri'as conducts Strauss‘ ll'i'iii/ Serenade in If [Ii/I. with guest violinist Antie Weithaa. l)vorak's (fee/i Suite and Brahms‘ \iii/i/i Currier/o.

I A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein (‘ii-eeuoek Aris- (illiltl. Campbell Street. 0l475 723038. 7.30pm. £6. See Thu 29.


I The Edinburgh Telephone Choir London Road Church. London Road. 332 2758. 7.30pm. £4. See Thu 29.



I Albert Herring RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7. l5pm. £5 (£3). Based on a short story by French author .\laupassant. Beniamin Bi‘itten's witty adaptation has gone on to become one of the 20th century ‘s most enduring operas. Set in liast Suffolk at the turn of lllL' c‘c‘llltll'y. lllL' piece tackles lllc' age-old struggle of youth lriumpliing oy er repression and hypocrisy


I The Mouthpiece Of The Gods Museum of Scotland. (.‘liaiirbers Street. 668 20l9. 7.30pir). £l0. .lolm Kenny and the lidrnbtiigli ll'Ullll‘tillc‘ linseirrble introduce you to the ancient Celtic instrument. the carny \.

I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s llall. Clerk Street. 607 7776, 7.45pm. £5 £l8 See l'll 30

I The Felsen Trio (‘olumcille Centre. 2 New battle Terrace. 44" "404. 8pm. £3. The piano. mace and clarinet ensemble perform a \ai‘red programme. including works by Schubert. Vaughan Williams. (iersliw Ill and .\lc('abe. to celebrate the third anniversary of tlie Columcille Centre.


I Promenade Organ Recital .-\it (ialleiy & .\ltrseum. ls'elymgroye. Argyle Sli't‘c‘l. 2b" 2099. 2.30pm l'l'c‘L' .-\ lTL'C Sunday afternoon conceit trotri organist (iilliai) \Vard Rtissell.


I St Giles at Six St (iiles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. 6pm. l‘TCL‘. ()rganist .loseph Coppey performs works by l.eclerc. (Siroud. Langlais and Alain. I Scottish Sinfonia (irey'friars Kirk. (ireyfriars Place. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £7 (£4—-£6). The Sinfonia close their 1999 season with guest violinist Daniel Bell and cellist (jarry \\'alker.ioining them for Brahms” Drill/)lt’ Concerto in A iiiiiioi' pltts Mendelssoliti's He/ii'ii/tcv ()l't‘l'flll't’ and Saint Saens’ Sviii/i/iii/iv No 3’ fl! (' mirror.

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I University of St Andrews Music Society Chorus and Orchestra Younger Hall. North Street. 0l334 4746l0. 8pm. The society perform l)voi‘ak's Sviiip/io/iv No 5 and Beelhovens Alan (/1 (L


I Albert Herring RSAMI). l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.l5pm. £5 “L3 ). Sc‘c‘ Sill I.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Henry Wood Hall. 73 Claremoiit Street. Tickets: 225 3557. 7.30pm. £20 (inc. champagne reception). .\larin Alsop conducts the orchestra in a ftrndraising concert featuring Barber's .'l(/(le(l_f(Il' Strings and (‘e/lu (’iiiii t'i'lii, plus l)\'()l';ll\“.\ Sviir/i/iuiiv .\'ii 9.


I A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein Bi'unton 'l'heatre. ladyw ell Way .\lu.sselbui'gh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £9 (£5.50). See Thu 29.


I Electroacoustic Academy Now! RS.-\.\ll). l00 Renfi'ew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). New electroacoustre work from practitioners across liurope is combined with film and video footage from students at (ilasgow School of Art.

I The Linn Choir & London Adventist Chorale City Hall. Candleriggs. 287

55 l l. 7.30pm. £6. A programme of choi'ale music featuring new pieces written with Scotland‘s tiripendrng change of political status Ill mrrid. Aw ard- winning guests the London .-\tl\c‘llll.\l Choir present a programme of uplifting spirituals.


I Concert Of Electroacoustic Music Rerd Concert Hall. lidinburgli l'niversity Bristo Square. 650 2423. l.l0pm. l‘lc‘c‘. Competition featuring students front the l-aculty of .\lll\lc’.

FOLK & WORLD LISTINGS continued fiddle styles. for advanced players. 5 sortie of the most memorable show songs Edlnhlll‘gh

l beginners and intermediate levels. Young i ever written. ' I Sorrel Quartet Queen's Hall. Clerk m l beginners classes commence earlier in i Street. 667 7776. 2.30pm. £7.50—£l()

l the evening. Call 7799047 for details. § (£5.50~£8). The talented quartet perform Glasgow I Kieran llalpin Scotia Bar. Stockwell j i works by Haydn. Shostakovich and

I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Street. 552 868 I. 9pm. Free. Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.30-930piii. £4 (£l.50). Workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles for advanced players. beginners and intermediate levels. Young ; beginners classes commence earlier in

the evening. Call 779 9047 for details.

I Cochranes Scotia Bar. Stockwell

Street. 552 868 |. 9pm. l-‘ree. ;

Edinburgh ; Glasgow

I Bushburys lidinburgh Folk Club. 5 I Toni Wood New Dawn Folk Cltib. Pleasance Theatre Bar. The Pleasance. Riverside Cltrb. l‘os Street. 248 3 I44. 650 2349. 8pm. £5/£4 (£3). Children 8.30pm. £3—£5. Third New Dawn visit free. Bluegrass mayhem from the former for the hard-hitting. topical Australian Mountain Daredevils. singer (with accompanist) w ho also has a

I stock of traditional songs. THURSDAY 8

Glasgow I Open Stage New Dawn l‘olk Cltib. i Riverside Club. lr'ox Street. 248 .3 I44. 8.30pm. £3—4£5.

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Glasgow : I Ladysmith Black Mambazo Royal Concert Hall. Saueliieliall Street. 287 55] l. 7.30pm. £l8. £l6. Great South African vocal harmony. famed for their soundtrack to the Heinz. adverts.

I The Mick West Band Cutiibernauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 0l236 32 887. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). (ireat Scots

singer in his jam-tinged traditional ballads ( uartet.

I Ceili h Dance The l‘ei’i'y. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £5. Tickets at the venue or lll advance from the Ticket Centre. Candler'iggs. 227 55 l 1.


I Yele Bongo Club. New Street. 558 7604. l0.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). l).l l‘awaz. live West A fricait drum and dance. and South African tau from Azrtrz.

I Ceilidh St Brides Centre. ()rwell Terrace. l)alry Road. 346 l405. 8pm. £5 (children £2). Dance music from the Belle Star Band. and songs from Denmark's Kobenhavirs l"olkekor and Edinburgh‘s Rudsambee company of singers.

I The Orkney Saga Man The Netherbow. High Street. 557 5724. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Audrey Parks. David Campbell and Heather Yule celebrate the life and works of the late (ieorge MacKay' Brown through music and storytelling.



I Keep 'er Lit Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 868 l. 3.30pm. l‘ree.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. l‘os Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. l.ive bands.


I Spring Songs St Giles Cathedral. High Street. lpm. l‘ree. lidinburgh's Rudsambec company of singers and Denmark’s Kobenliay us l‘olkekor in a vocal celebration of spirittrals. liy rims and seasonal songs. Also at St l‘illan's Church. Aberdour at 7.30pm.

I Lizzard Lounge Cafe (ii'ai'i‘iu. Mansfield Church. liast London Street. l0pm-—2am. £6. l).|.s and TH e music.


I Tartan Amoebas Rothes Halls. i Kingdom Centre. Cilenrotlies. Doors

8pm. £6 (£4). 0l592 6| l l0l. Latin

ceilidh roots. bagpipes and drums.


I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.3()-9.3()piii. £4 (£l.50). \th'kshops on Scots and Cape Breton o.


: I Neil Thompson lidinburgh l'tilk Club. Pleasance Theatre Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 8pm. £4. (£3). Children free. Up-and-comiiig Glasgow songwriter. See album review. page 4|.

classical &



Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.



I Glasgow University Contemporary Music Ensemble John McIntyre llall. L'niversity Avenue. 330 4092 l.l0pm. Free. Programme details hay e yet to be confirmed.

I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchieliall Street. 287 551 l. 7.30pm. £8.50 -£22. Conductor Alexander Laxarev and the orchestra present a concert performance of Strauss‘ Greek tragedy. lilelirii.


I Lunchtime Organ Music St (iiles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 9442. l.l0pm. l‘TCC. John Harris plays music by Bach. Alain. Messiaen. l‘i'anck and Renaud.

I Silver Band Evening Priesii'ieltl Parish Church. Dalkeith Road. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). A performance from l)a|keitli and Monktonhall Silver Baird.

I The Edinburgh Telephone Choir London Road Church. London Road. 332 2758. 7.30pm. £4. The choir present their 52nd annttal concert. w ittrly entitled Dial 'M ' For .lhlxlt'.


I A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein Rollies Halls. Rolhes Square. 0l592 6l | NH. 7.30pm. £8.50

(£6.50). Peter Morrison heads a host of talented singers lll a programme featuring

Made in Britten: Albert Herring is at the RSAMD, Glasgow, Sat 1, Mon 3, Wed 5 and Fri 7 May

5U THEUST 29 Apr-l3 May 1999