Music folk & world



I Royal Oak Charity Concert l’leasance Cabaret Bar. The l’leasancc. 7.30pm. £6. Tickets attd information 557 2976. Music arid soitg from Bobby liaglesham. Alistair McDonald. Jitn liletning. and (lie Auld Reekic Ceilidh Band. ('ultyur front tire Royal ()ak Players. who present Lady (ircgory ‘s Rising ()f The Moon.


I Davy Arthur & Friends Stirling Hills (Tut). Terraces llotcl. Melville 'l‘errace. 0| 259 2l852 l. 8pm. (iuitarist attd banjo player Arthur (es-l‘urey s) performs original songs aitd music.

Wednesday 7


I Glasgow Fiddle Workshop Kinning Park (‘otttple.\. Cornwall Street. 77‘) 9047. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). members £5 (£2). Weekly fiddle classes. all ages and abilities.


I Davey Arthur with Mike Gavin lidinburgh l’olk Clttb. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 234‘). 8pm. £6 (£5). liest known for ltis work with The l-‘ureys. banjo attd guitar play er Arthur is now established itt his own rigltt. performing back ltottte itt lidinburgh with guitarist Mike (iavin.

I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance Marco's Leisure Cetttre. (irove Street. 228 2l4l. 8 9.30pm. £2.50

l .50). Learn ceilidlt dances tlte ftttt way.

Thursday 8


I Dave Alvin and the Guilty Men (ilasgow's (irand ()le ()pt'y'. (iovan Road. Doors 8pm. £|(). Devoted to bringing you tlte best of .-\ntericana. Death and Taxes Promotions (577 9233) present a last— tninute coup. capturing. for a first visit. tlte legendary Californian working-class troubador. a veteran of bands like The Blasters. The l-lesheaters attd X. llis high- energy rockabilly/blues ltas featured in Twin Peaks. attd recently opetted for Dylan at New York's Madison Square (iarden. If he's news to yott. tlten believe it. lie inspires re\erence itt those who kttow. Support from 'l'exas-based bttddy. Chris (iaffney.

I Alastair Hulett The Star Club. Riverside Cltib. Fox Street. 56‘) 7287. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Politicised songwriting and humour frotn the Scots guitarist. back home after years iii Australia.


I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Clttb. l‘os Street. 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. .\lttsic by The l’icts.


I Tequila Mockingbird Ctttttberttattld 'l‘heatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). A new albttttt

‘He went with very basic sound equipment, recorded songs and realised that the people spoke an archaic Hungarian.’

Cathie Boyd on lstvan Marta, Journeys And Memories, Theatre, page 57

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was recently released by (ilasgow's . pop/Latino/folkie outfit with the great xii”- ' i315 “lune. tum. .- 1 '..-..-_ . . .mt Performances will be listed, Saturday 1 0 provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before Glasgow publication. Classical listings

I June Tabor The l-‘erry. Clyde Place. 42‘) 8676. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). The doyenne of linglish singers has a repertoire that (Hoye\ frottt tlte occasional traditional ballad to spoofs of Sondhiem. performed in her unique. intense dark-chocolate tones. Subtle. hugely accomplished accompanitnettt on piano. viola and accordion by Mark limerson and lluw Warren.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. l‘os Street. 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See liri 9.


I Noel Hill The Waverley Bar l'pstairs. St Mary Street. 8pm. £7 (£5). Tickets attd information 555 2505. A rare \ isit from the virtuoso attglo-concertina player. ()ne of Ireland's greatest musicians. Support frotn guitar star Tony McMantIs.


I Michael Marra Cowane Centre. Cowane Street. (H786 473544. 8pm. £8 (£6). His latest albttttt ‘Posted Sober“ is tittally bringing the Dundee songwriter the attention lie trttly deserves.


I Kenny Speirs Wee liolk Club. Royal ()ak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. (iuitar-accompanied vocals in the intimate. 30-seat capacity clttb. No need for amplification.


I Battlefield Band Brttnton Theatre. Ladywell Way. Mttsselburgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). Young lidinburgh singer Karine Polwart fronts the latest incarnation (witlt keyboards. pipes. fiddle attd fretted strings) of the veteran Scots battd.

Wednesday 1 4


I Glasgow Fiddle Workshop Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. 77‘) 9047. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). members £5 (£2). Weekly fiddle classes. all ages and abilities.


I Eilish Moore, Jim Bainbridge And Patrick Forester lidinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 234‘). 8pm. £6 (£5). Irish traditional singer liilish Moore. sister of a certain Christy. isjoined by Bainbridge attd Forester. who are making waves far front their lt'ish homes with their individual style ttsing traditional tnelodeon and guitar. Support from singers Jimmy llutchison attd Davie Craig.

I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance Marco's Leisure Centre. (irove Street. 228 2141. 89.30pm. £2.50 (£l.50). See Wed 7.


I Scott MacDonald Dttnfermline l‘olk Clttb. Thistle Tavern. Baldridgeburn. 0|383 729673. Scott MacDonald previews acoustic attd hartnontea-driven music frottt his forthcoming album. ‘New ileart'.


I Acoustic Underground tilephant House. (ieorge IV Bridge. 2205355. 7.30—9.30pm. Free. See Thu 1.

I Choro Escoses Henry‘s Jazz Bar. Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Bassist Mario Caribe's new Latin- sty'led group brings the sound attd rhythm of Brazil.

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I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Satichieltall Street. 287 55l 1. 7.30pm.

£ l0.25 £22.50. (iuest conductor Mario Veil/ago welcomes oboist Stepltane Rancourt to the stage for Richard Strattss‘ ()lme ('oneerlo. Bruckner's Symphony .\'o 4 ‘Ronianlie' makes up the bill.

I Aleksandar Madzar Royal Concert Hall. 2 Saucltiehall Street. 287 551 l. 7.30pm. £|() (£8). The young Belgrade-born piattist performs Beethoven‘s [frigate/It's. Schubert's Sonata in C mimn‘. Scarlatti's 'Iim Sonatas and Schumann's ('arnai'al.

I Essential Scottish Opera Cottier Theatre. 93 95 llyndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Tickets from Theatre Royal Box Office ()l4l 332 9000. Members of Scottish ()pera serve tip an easily digestible assortment of arias. ducts and ensembles front Mo/art‘s Don Giovanni. Puccini's 'Iosea and Rossini‘s Barber ()fSevi/le among others.

I Opera On A Shoestring l’ollok House. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. 7.30pm. £ l 2.50. The award- wittning opera company perform choice numbers front fottr sizzling operas. all set itt southern Spain; The Barber ()fSevi/le. The Marriage ()‘f‘l’igaro, Don Giovanni and Carmen.

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra BBC Studio I. Broadcasting llottse. Queen Margaret Drive. 338 8844. lptn. liree. Alexander Titov conducts l’rokoliev's Symphony No 5. Tickets are by postal application. send an s.a.e. to SS() Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. (i l 2 8l)(i.

I Lunchtime Opera Recital Concert Hall. l'niversity of(ilasgow. [Tniversity Avenue. 330 4092. l.|0pm. Free. Students from the RSAMD perform a selection of operatic works.

I Students of the BA Applied Music Degree Recital Studio. l'niversity' of Strathclyde. 76 Southbrac Drive. 950 3476. l.l5pm. Free. A varied programme of chamber music from Strathclyde University students.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra L’sher llall. l.othian Road. 228 I 155. 7.45pm. £5.5()—~£|9. lintmanuel Krivin conducts the orchestra in Wagner's Siegfried Idy/l. Mendelssohn‘s Symphony No 4 'Italt’an' attd. with a little help from guest pianist Maria Joao Pires. Chopin‘s Piano Com't'rlo No 2.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 55| 1. 7.30pm. £5.50—£l7. See Thu 1.

I Midday Concert RSAMI). I()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4 (£2.50). BBC Radio 3 present the Vertavo String Quartet playing works by (irieg aitd Sinding.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra L'sher liall. Lothian Road. 228 l I55. 7.30pm. £8.25—£2l.50. See Thu 1.

I Edinburgh University Music Society Symphony Orchestra (ireyfriars Kirk. (ireyfriars Place. 07989 85625 1. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The orchestra

present \\".tglic‘t“\ [he .lli‘lyterylnger overture. Berg's 1.11/14 Stare. Verdi's Ia Form (le/ Desiino overture and Rossini‘s lit/[ram Yell overture. Richard .leffcoat conducts and soprano l-‘iona Duncan is the glle\t soloist.


I Glasgow Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert RSI-\Ml). loo Renfreys Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £7 (£4). A spring concert with a l’rench flasout'. as Peter Jones conducts some popular classics by Rayel. Debussy attd l’ottlenc.


I Choral Awakenings St Mary ‘\ Cathedral. 2.3 Palmerston Place. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). lidtnburgh Chamber Cltoir present 'l‘allis' forty part tnotct. Spent In .-l/iant. in aid of \Vaycrley Care Trust.

One Voice Ensemble Queen's llttll. Clerk Street. 668 2(ll‘). 7.45;)!” U) (£3). The ensemble Present ‘Tennts ltt Hollywood Mitsic From The West Coast" with tunes frotn (icl'\ll\\ itt. Schoenberg attd Copland.

I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra (irey friars Kirk. (irey friars Place. 668 20l9. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Alasdair Mitchell conducts the orchestra in Brahms‘ Sym/rltonv .\'o .t’. l‘alla's Dances l'hl'um ll'llr’ Iii/ll't't’ ('(H'Ilt’l't‘ll Hill and Chopin's l’iano ('oneerro .\'o 2


I The Viennese Ensemble Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 22l 0324.

2 4pm. l’rce. The shoppittg mall is tilled with the sottttds of liast liuropean folk attd dance music. which draws on Russian. llttngarian. Balkan attd Romanian influences.

I Afternoon Music Recital l’ollok llottse. l’ollok Country Park. 2060 l’ollokshaws Road. 6l6 64 I0. 2pm. £4 (£3). Seven musicians frotn the RS:\MD perform a Beethoven septct. as part of Pollok llouse's programme of winter concerts.

I University of Glasgow Choral Society 8: Orchestra Bttte llall. l'niversity of(ilasgow. l'niversity Avenue 3304092. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The Cniversity present a special celebratory perfortnance of Verdi's lt’eqta'ent. featuring past attd present singers and orchestral players.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Junior Chorus Queen's llall. Clerk Street. 668 20l‘). 7.30pm. £8 (£7). llavittg kept their light ttttder a bushel. hiding behind the tttaitt orchestra. this talented young chorus finally go it alone with their first national tour. The programme draws on botlt classical attd folk traditions. featuring Britten's xl Ceremony ()fCtl/‘n/s aitd Saint-Saens' Carnival ()l The .‘llllllttl/S.

I Merchiston Castle School (ireyfriars Kirk. (irey friars Place. 668 20l9. 7pm. Free. Philip Rossiter conducts the school’s choral society aitd orchestra itt Rutter's (ilorr‘a attd Beethoven's Mass in C.

Tuesday 6


I Graham Mitchell and Rebecca Woolcock lltttcltesons’ llall. ISX lngratn Street. 552 839l. l.l5pm. £2.50. Mitchell. on double bass. aitd Woolcock on piano present works by Bottesini. l’aure attd (iliere.

I Musica Electronica Concert Hall. L'niversity of (ilasgow. lfniversity Avenue. 3304092. l.|0pm. l-‘ree. final year students on the Bling lilectronics with MUsic course explore electroacoustic innsic frotn around the world.