Music folk & world listings
I Ceilidh Dance Glenkinchie Distillery. Pencaitland. 01875 342004. 7.30pm. £6 includes supper. The Auld Reekie Ceilidh band provide the music at this fundraiser for VlCTA. supporting families of visually impaired children. Tickets at the door.
I Voice Of The Violin Cafe Cossachok. King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. Free. Violinist Lev Atlas is joined by guest musicians fora programme of Russian and East European music.
Allison McMorland and Georgie McIntyre Wee Folk Club. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. McMorland and her banjo are joined by singer and guitarist Mclntyre for top quality evening of traditional singing.
I The Listening Room The Blue Blazer. Spittal Street. 229 5030. 8—l0pm. £2 suggested donation. Mellow folk. rock and more at this new acoustic gathering of singer/ songwriters presented by Peter Michael Rowan and featuring Elk.
I Open Mic Southern Bar. South Clerk Street. 667 2289. 7pm. Free. See Sun 17.
Tuesday 26 g
I Scottish Women RSAMD. Renfrew Street. 332 5057. See Fri 22. and Music preview.
I Simon Fraser University Pipe Band Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sattchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm.
£ l 5.50—£ l 7.50. Canadian world- champion pipe band plays from their prize-winning repertoire. and feature a superb dance learn.
I Fine Friday Edinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). A first album is imminent from the up-and-coming trio of Anna Wendy Stevenson (fiddle). Nuala Kennedy (little) and Kris Drever (vocals and guitar).
I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance Boroughmttir High School. Viewforth. Brtmtslield. 7.30—9pm. £2.50 (£l.50). See Wed 20.
I Session With Sangschule Dunfermline Folk Club. Thistle Tavern. Baldridgeburn. 0l383 729673. 8.30pm. Free. Linlithgow singing group Sangschule lead the session.
Michael Jerome The Star Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. 8pm. £6 (£4).
I Scottish Women Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. 8pm. the. See Fri 22. and Music preview.
I Beggars Row Village Theatre. Maxwell Drive. 0l355 248669. 7.30pm. £l0 (£8). Charity concert in support of EK Hospice Appeal.
I Session Falkirk Folk Club. The Polish Club. Arnot Street. ()I 324 6l3395.
8.30pm. £l. Musicians and singers at an informal session.
62 THE LIST 14—28 Mar 2002
Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 , 55l l. 7.30pm. £7—£l6. ()smo Vanska conducts guest soloist Elisabeth Batiashvili in Brahms‘ Violin Concerto. Bartok‘s Concerto For ()t’t'hes‘tt'a completes the bill.
I RSAMD Junior Academy Merchants House. 7 West George Street. 334 9757. l2.45pm. £4.50 (£l .50—£4). A concert from the J tmior Academy‘s final year students.
I The Mikado Mitchell Theatre. 6 Granville Street. 287 55l l. 7.30pm. £7—£l0. Amateur production of Gilbert and Sullivan's popular opera.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l l55. 7.45pm. £6-£20 (£2.50). The dynamic combination of conductor Sir Charles Mackerras and pianist Alfred Brendel should make this a concert to remember. ()n the bill are Mozart's Piano Concertos nos I 7 and 25 and Schubert's .S'_vnip/ion_v
I Choral Concerts St Mary‘s Episcopal Cathedral. 23 Palmerston Place. 225 6293. 7.30pm. Free but ticketed. Catherine Mackintosh conducts the Academy Early Music Singers and the Choristers ()f Paisley Abbey.
I The Coull String Quartet Mttsic
Centre. Bell Street. 0l382 434940. 7.30pm. £9 (£4). The quartet play a selection of works by Schubert. Walton and Beethoven.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £l0.50—£23. See Thu I4.
I Divertimenti RSAMl). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpm. £5 (£3). Midday concert on two violins. viola and two cellos.
I The Mikado Mitchell Theatre. 6 Granville Street. 287 55l 1. 7.30pm.
. £7—£ i0. See Thti l4.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l l55. 7.30pm. £8.50—£22. A suitably American-tinged programme from US conductor Marin Alsop. at the baton for Barber's Medea 's Meditation And Dance Of Vengeance. Copland’s Clarinet Concerto and Berlioz‘s .S'_vniplionie
: I-astasriqne. Guest clarinettist John
3 Cushing joins them for the Copland.
I ROSL Prizewinners Concert Royal ()ver-Seas House. l00 Princes Street. 225 ISO]. 6.30pm. £5. Talented young Malaysian pianist. Bobby Chen performs works by Tartini. Schubert. Brahms and Saint-Saens. l
Stirling I Stirling Male Voice Choir Albert Halls. Dumbarton Road. 01786 473544. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). Annual fundraising concert.
Saturday 1 6
Glasgow I Royal Scottish National
Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £l0.50—£23. See Fri IS.
I Scottish Opera - Der Rosenkavelier Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 6.30pm. £5.50—£50. David McVicar revives his acclaimed l999 production of Richard Strauss’ social comedy.
I The Mikado Mitchell Theatre. 6
Granville Street. 287 55l l. 3pm &
’ 7.30pm. £7-£l0. See Thu I4.
I Glasgow Wind Band Annual Concert RSAMD. l()() Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£4). ‘The
Yanks Are Coming!!‘. a tribute to
American composers from contemporary to jazz.
I Renfield Recitals Renlield St Stephen’s Church Centre. 260 Bath
Street. 332 2826. lptn. Free. Saturday ltmchtime concerts by various artists.
I Scottish Chamber Choir St
Giles‘ Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226 2998. 8pm. £6 (£4). An evening of ‘Romantic
Music from Germany and Austria.
featuring choral works by Brahms.
Mendelssohn and Bruckner.
I Chapter l-louse Singers St Mary‘s Cathedral. Palmerstone Place 337 6l93. 7.30pm. £7.50. Mozart's Mass In C Minor conducted by Douglas Mcllwraitb.
I West Lothian Schools’ Ensembles Spring Concert Series St Margaret‘s Academy.
Howden South Road. 0l506 433634.
7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Fri l5.
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Glasgow I City of Glasgow Chorus Royal
Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 , 8000. 7.30pm. £l0—£l8.50. Performing
‘Pops at the Phil'. featuring the music of Irving Berlin. Cole Porter and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
I Glasgow Chamber Orchestra RSAMl). l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £7 (£5). A mix of Scottish and Scandinavian works. with Peter Jones conducting Alexander Mackenzie‘s Overture: The Cricket on the Hearth. Dag Wiren‘s .S‘in/onietta. Lars-Erik Larsson‘s Pastoral Suite and John Maxwell Geddes’ A Caledonian Pageant.
I Linton Singers Greyfriars Kirk.
Greyfriars Place. 225 I900. 7.30pm. £7. The Singers are joined by the Gabrieli
Ensemble for an evening of Early Music on authentic instruments. I Celebrating Young
' Composers Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £9 (£4). The Hebrides Ensemble and St Mary's Music
School join forces to showcase exciting new work from a number of young composers.
I West Lothian Schools’ Ensembles Spring Concert Series St Margaret‘s Academy. Howden South Road. 0l506 433634. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). A varied programme of music set over three nights. featuring the National Youth Choir of Scotland (Fri). West Lothian Schools Senior and Intermediate Wind Band (Sat). and West Lothian Schools Brass Band and Jazz Ensemble (Stm).
I Dundee Choral Union Spring Concert Caird Hall. City Square.
()l 382 434940. 7.30pm. £l0 (£4-£7). The choral group perform works by Bruckner and Mozart.
I West Lothian Schools’ Ensembles Spring Concert
v Series St Margaret's Academy.
Howden South Road. 0l506 433634. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Fri I5.
The best classical & opera
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra What a duo: internationally acclaimed pianist Alfred Brendel puts himself in the capable hands of conductor Sir Charles Mackerras for two of Mozart’s finest piano concertos. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 14 Mar; Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Fri 15 Mar.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Former Scottish Opera starlet, Lisa Milne (pictured) is back in Glasgow to join conductor Bramwell Tovey and the RSNO Chorus in Vaughan Williams’ choral masterpiece, A Sea Symphony. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Thu 27 Mar.
I Sinfonia and Edinburgh Bach Choir Proving the Auld Alliance is alive and well, two distinctly Scottish musical institutions embrace an evening of French choral music. performed in suitably atmospheric surroundings. Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, Sat 23 Mar.
I The Abegg Piano Trio Formed 25 years ago. when all three members were students in Hanover. this violin, cello and piano trio are known throughout Europe for their meticulous style. Queen '3 Hall, Edinburgh, Wed 27 Mar; Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Thu 28 Mar.
, Stravinsky. accompanied by pianist
: Rosenkavelier Theatre Royal. 282
z I The Queen of Spades Festival
I Joshua Bell Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. 7.45pm. £9—£l6 (£7.50—£l4). Violinist Bell performs works by Schumann. Saint-Saens and
Simon Mulligan. A New Town Concerts Society presentation.
Tuesday 1 9
Glasgow I Scottish Opera - Der
Hope Street. 332 9000. 6.30pm. £5.50—£50. See Sat I6.
I Chamber Music Concert RSAMD. l00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. Student chamber ensembles present a varied programme.
I Scottish Opera - Monster Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7. l 5pm. £5.50—£50. Composer Sally Beamish and writer Janice Galloway‘s new opera. exploring the early life of Frankenstein author. Mary Shelley. See review.