I Pierre Schryer Band Stirling Folk Club. Terraces Hotel. 4 Melville Terrace. 0l78o 472268. 8pm. £5. Canada's l’ierre Schryer is an ace fiddler with a sense of humour too. and brings a top class. tnulti-instrumental band.

Wednesday 5


I Open Session Lomond l‘olk Club. Argyll Bar. Main Street. (H.389 7575ol. ()pm. Free. See Wed 2‘).


I Karen Need Ensemble The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. (l‘)()l ()22 ()30(). 8pm. £8 (£0). Traditional music from Ireland. Iingland. Scandinavia and beyond. given a contemporary twist by l’oo/ie accordionist 'l‘weed. and her top- llight liuropean band.

I Julie Felix The Star Clttb. Riverside Club. liox Street. 50‘) 7287. 7.30pm. £o (£4). litiger popular (i0s folk star back on the road.


8. Opera

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


I Staffordshire Youth Recorder And Renaissance Ensemble RSAMI). l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4.50 (l’ree: ()Al’s £2). The yotmg musicians play a programme of Renaissance works. dressed in lull Tudor costumes. Part of the Festival Of British Yottth ()rchestras.

I Glasgow Schools String Orchestra RSAMI). l()() Rent‘t-ew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (Free: ()Al’s £3.50). The young orchestra tackle works by (irieg. Debussy and tnany more. Part of the liestival Of British Yottth ()rchestras.


I Shropshire Youth Orchestra RSAMI). I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4.50 (Free: ()Al’s £2). Robert Wysome and John l‘airbank conduct Leighton. Rossini and Beethoven. Part of the liestival Of British Yotith ()rchestras.

I East Dunbartonshire Secondary Schools Orchestra RSAMl). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (liree; ()Al’s £3.50). Performing a selection of light British orchestral music. Part of the l’estival Of British Youth ()rchestras.


I Sunday Afternoon Recital House For An Art Lover. Bellahouslon Park. It) l)umhreck Road. 353 4773. 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Music Room at the House is ttsed just as Mackintosh originally intended. with an afternoon concert of classical piano works.


I East Dunbartonshire Primary Schools Orchestra RS.-\.\tl). l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4.50 (l-‘ree; ():\l’s £2 l. The Youth Orchestra l’estival‘s youngest performers deliver a classic symphonic repertoire. Part of the liestival Of British Youth ()rchcstras.

Tuesday 28


I West Of Scotland Schools Concert Band RS.\.\ll). I00 Rellft'ew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (liree: ()Al’s £3.50). The band serve up a contemporary selection including Bruce l’raser. Malcolm Arnold and Bernstein's ll2'\1.Sii/t'Story. Part of the festival Of British Youth ()rchestras.

I Summer Music at the Cathedral (ilasgow Cathedral. Castle Street. 552 8W8. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). ()rganist John R 'l‘urner is joined by the (ilasgow Cathedral Choir fora mixed progrannne.

Wednesday 29


I Bedfordshire County Youth Second Orchestra 8. Danesborough Chorus RSAMI). lllll Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (l‘ree; ()Al’s £3.50). Ian Smith conducts favourites from l’uccini. .\lalcolm Arnold and more including Williamson's l'ftllt't’l' ()lSt'tu/tmtl. Part of the l‘cstiyal Of British Youth ()rchestras.


I Michael Beeston and Isobel Anderson Cul/ean Castle. info: l)l2‘)2 500830. 7.45pm. £7. The \ iola and piano duo play a mixed programme of works.


I Redbridge Music Service Wind Band RSAMl). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4.50 (lace; ()Al’s £2). The l.(uttlon-based musicians play classics from xiltltlt' and Lev .llist'm/i/t's. Part of the l‘estival Of British Youth ()rchestras.

I Lothian Schools Orchestra RSAMI). I00 Renl'rew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 ( l-‘ree: ()Al’s £3.50). local talent playing works by Copland. Saint- Saens and 'l‘chaikov sky. Part of the festival Of British Youth ()rchestras.

I The Bear Tron Theatre. o3 'l‘rongate. 552 42(i7. 8pm. £7 (£5). Williant Walton's classic farce is given an unusual contetnporary spilt by Naked ()pcra.


I Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra RSAMl). I00 chlrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (free: ()AI’S £3.50). Stephen 'l’hrelfall conducts the young orchestra ill a selection of works

The Karen Tweed Ensemble play the Arches, Thu 6 Sep

including Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. Part of the Festival Of British Youth ()rchestras.

I The Bear 'l‘t-on Theatre. ()3 'l'rongatc. 552 42o7. 8pm. £7 (£5). See Thu 30.


I Fife Youth String Orchestra and Fife Youth Percussion Ensemble RSAMI). l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £4.50 (l‘ree: ():\I’s £2). :\ double bill of yotmg l‘ife performers playing a selection of classical favourites. Part of the l’estival Of British Youth ()rchestras.

I Fife Youth Orchestra RSAMI). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (l‘ree; ():\l’\ £3.50). :\ selection of works from lilgar. Bach and more featuring soloist John Wallace. Part of the l’estival Of British Youth ()rchestras. I The Bear Tron Theatre. 03 'l‘rongatc. 552 4207. 8pm. £7 (£5). See Thu 30.


I Grand Scottish Prom (ilamis Castle. (ilatnis. 0l307 840303. Wortll getting in your car for. this outdoor concert of classical music and traditional Scottish ballads ends with a magnilicent fireworks finale.

I Glasgow Schools Symphony Orchestra RSAMI). 100Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (liree: ()AI’S £3.50). The closing concert of the festival sees works from Walton. Mozart. Rossini and many more. Part of the Festival Of British Youth ()l‘chestt‘as.

I Camerata Scotland St Andrews in the Square. Info: 332 83] l. 3.30pm. The strings and flute contingency of Camerata Scotland (the pre- professional chamber orchestra of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland) perform the fruits of a three-day workshop with Dutch violinist Daniel Rowland.

Tuesday 4


I Scottish Opera Go Round .‘ylotherw ell 'l'heatre. Civic Centre. Windmillhill Street. (nous 2(i75l5. 7.30pm. Scottish ()pet‘a hit the road with this fully staged performance of l’uccini’s Ix! litI/lt'lllt'.

Thursday 6


I Melodies Of Love l’ollok tlouse. 2()(i() l’ollokshaws Road. (ilb ()4 It). 7.30pm. £0 (£8). Trio Serenata celebrate the universal language of love in a programme of Romances and Serenades.


Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication.

Drama 8: dance listings compiled by Kelly Apter.


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Medea Tue 4 Sat 8 Sep. 8pm. £ l0 (£5). (Main 'l'heatre). l’resh froin a successful l’ringe rtm. 'l’heatrc Babel and Maureen Beattie return with l.i/ l.ochhead’s acclaimed version of the classical myth.


207 Bath Street. 287 55l l. Ill. WC. WA] Spend, Spend, Spend Tue 4 Sat I5 Sep. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat tnat 2.30pm). £7 £25.50 (cones available). Barbara Dickson stars in the award-winning hit masical about the true life story of pools winner Viv Nicholson.


l2l Renlield Street. 332 1840. [l’. WC, WA] Sing-A-Long-A-Glasgow! Thu 23 Sat 25 Aug. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm). £10 (£8). l’opular entertainers Johnny Beattie and Anne l‘ields make you the stars of the show itt this sing-a-long extravagan/a. featuring old faves such as ‘l Belong To Glasgow" and 'l’itba Cra/y'.

The Pink Revue Mon 27 Aug. 8.05pm. £ l 5. A deliciously camp night starring Dorothy Paul and Brenda Cochrane. with special guest Claire lireeland from I’Upslurs. Mourning Mrs Brown Tue 4 Sun 30 Sep. 7.30pm (not Mons). £l0 £l5. Brendan ()"Carroll follows up his huge success with Mrs Brown 's' 1113‘! Hit/(ling with the second in his proposed trilogy of ‘Browns‘ plays. This time around. Matttmy's planning a funeral - only trouble is. ttobody's dead yet.


Theatre Cryptic and Kuotet


in a co-production with The Tron Theatre Glasgow

Tue 4-September 7.30pm £7 / £3.50

“ achievement worth seeing. hearing and feeling" The Guardian

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