Music folk & world listings
I Lismore Bar Dumbarton Road. 9pm. Free. Scots/Irish session.
I Scotia Bar Stockvvell Street. 8.30pm. Free. Live bands.
I Molly Malones Hope Street. 332 2757. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub. Live bands.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. IIighland music.
Thursdays I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. 225 2751. 9pm. Session. Free. I Antiquary Bar St Stephen‘s Street. Stockbridge. 9pm. Free. ()pen folk session. I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 8.30pm. Free. Bratach. I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub vvith live music. I Ensign Ewart Lavvnmarket. 9pm. Free. Live music. I Hebrides Market Street. 9pm. Free. Eve music.
ndays I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. 225 2751. 9pm. Free. Instrumental session. I Alan Hunter and Friends Waterloo Buffet. \‘v'aterloo Place. 556 7597. 9pm. Free. I Ensign Ewart Lavvnmarket. 9pm. Free. Live music. I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub vvith live music. Scots/Irish session. I The Hebrides .‘vtarket Street. 22() -1213. 9pm. Free. Live music. I Thistle Hotel Manor Place. 225 61-1-1. 9pm—midnight. Free. Live Scottish music.
I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. 225 2751. 9pm. Free.
I Harbour Inn Fishmarket Square. .\‘evv haven. 9.30pm. Free.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Informal session.
I The Hebrides Market Street. 220 -1213. 9pm. Free. Live music.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion music in the bar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Free. l0pm--late. Informal music upstairs and Wee Folk Club dovvnstairs. I Ensign Ewart Lavvnmarket. top of High Street. 225 74-10. 9-] 1pm. Free. Accordionist Sandy Brechin and pals. I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub vvith live music.
I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. 225 2751. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session in the famous folk pub.
I Session Sandy Bell's. Forrest Road. 225 2751. 9pm. Free. Irish music.
I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm~2am. Free. Irish theme pub vvith live music.
I Session Sandy Bell’s. Forrest Road. 225 2751. 9pm. Free.
I Finnegan’s Wake Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. Irish theme pub with live music.
I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Road. 225 2751. 9pm. Session. Free. Singer/guitarist (ieorge Duff and fiddler/singer Adam Jack host an evening.
I Harbour Inn Fishmarket Square. .\'evvhaven. 8.30pm. Free. Song and instrumental session.
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Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.
I Opera School Showcase RSAMI). I00 Renfrevv' Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Annual shovvcase Presented by students of the RSAMI)‘s opera courses.
I Lunchtime Organ Music St (iiles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 225 94-12. 1.10pm. Free. Philip Rtishforth gives a recital. including vvorks by Bach. Btixtehude and Vierne.
I La Traviata Playhouse. )8 22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063-12-1. 7.15pm. £13.50-—£32.50. The I‘k‘rainian National Opera of Odessa tour Britain for the first time with Verdi's classic opera. The tragic love story vv ill be sung in Italian vyith Iinglish surtitles.
v.) Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms t'sher llall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. £5~£2 l .50. Tamas \asary takes the dual role of conductor and soloist for this Beethoven extravaganm. featuring the [Liilll’l'l'nl' concerto. (‘orio/an ()t‘erllo'e and Sivlnphony no 7.
I Cappella Nova: A Sequence for St Columba (ilasgovv Cathedral. Castle Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6 £12 (£4.50 £8). 'I‘hirteenth century Scottiin plainchant. medieval and renaissance Scottish settings of the Aenas l)ei and the Scottish Premiere of Rebecca Rovve's li/eev‘jor ('o/ion (ill/e.
3‘ Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £10.50 £23. The I'sher IIall‘s ‘May (‘lassics‘ and Royal Concert Halls ‘International Series' dravvs to a close vv ith a visit from one of Britain's most esteemed orchestras. Conducted by the dynamic Mathias Bamert. they vv ill perform three vvorks by 'I'chaikovsky: .llan'he S/at'e. lio/in ('oneerlo in I) and Symphony no 6 'l’aI/ielique'. Talented young violinist Nicola loud joins them for the occasion.
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(ireenside Place. 0870 6063-12-1. 7. I 5pm. £13.50—-£32.50. See Thu 6.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms t'sher Ilall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm.
£5 —£2 1 .50. A light-hearted concert by the orchestra's principal players. featuring Mozart's A .1IasiealJo/u'. the spring and summer movements from V'ivaldi's The Four Seasons and (ieminiani‘s Concerto (irovs'o .\'o [2 Lu
I Junior Academy Percussion Extravaganza RSAMI). l()() Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. -1pm. Free but ticketed. Programme details to be announced.
I Opera School Showcase RSAMI). 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). See Thu 6.
73 Madama Butterfly Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £5.50-—-£50. Scottish ()pera cele- brates their -10th birthday vvith this re- staging of David .‘vlc\'icat"s successful 2000 production. Puccini‘s classic tale of a beautiful geisha and her American lover vv as the company's inaugural opera in 1962. vvhen Sir Alexander Gibson vvas at the helm. See revievv.
I Glasgow Chamber Orchestra RSAMI). I00 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £7 (£5). Peter Jones conducts the orchestra in a programme featuring Weber's ()1'(’I'Illl'(’.' I)er l-‘reisehin; Schumann‘s Cello Concerto in .‘I minor and Brahms' Symphonv .\'o / in (' minor. Rtidi de (iroote is the featured soloist.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Kids’ Prom: Wild and Wicked Ifsher Ilall. Lothian Road. 228 I 155. 3pm. £8 (£4). Paul Rissmann and the orchestra continue to bring classical music to the youngsters. vvith a fun programme featuring John \Villiams‘ theme from Jurassic Park. Malcolm Arnold's St‘ollish l)anee no 4 and ('opland's Hoe Down/font R()(/(’().
I The Barber of Seville Playhouse. 18-22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063-124. 7.15pm. 92 l 3.50 £32.50. Rossini’s popular opera. the prequel to The .llarriace (if/"I'goro, performed by the I'krainian National ()pera of()dessa. I Robin Michael and Sarah Nicholls The Hub. Castlehill. Royal Mile. -173 2000. 7.30 10pm. £16. I)uo perform sonatas by Beethoven. Iilliot Carter and Poulenc on cello and piano at this dinner concert. Ticket price includes tvvo-cottt‘sc meal and complimentary glass of vvine. Bookings on ()131 473 2067.
Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 6—Sat 8 Jun and Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Wed 19 Jun
I Opera on a Shoestring Royal Lyceum Theatre. Grindlay Street. 2-18 -18-18. 7.30pm. £10—£20. The avvard- vvinning Glasgow-based company returns vvith this Iinglish language version of Rossini‘s comic opera. The Barber of Seville. Blessed with both beauty and money. Rosina has many suitors. leaving Count Almaviva in need of help from his cunning friend the barber . . .
I The New Edinburgh Orchestra Nicolson Square Church. Nicolson Square. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Under the baton of conductor Tim Paxton. the orchestra performs Debussy"s Petite Suite. Mozart‘s Coneertofor Flute and Harp and Haydn's Symphony no 100 in (i ‘Mi/imry".
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. £5—£21.50. The RSNO choir and orchestra perform Verdi‘s Requiem under the baton of guest conductor Frederic Chaslin. Featured soloists are Rosalind Sutherland. Katja Lytting. Bonav'entura Bottone and Alexander Kisselev.
I Scottish Chamber Choir St (iiles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226 2998. 8pm. £7 (£5). The choir ends its ‘Furopean Tour‘ series vvith a programme of baroque vvorks from Spain and Italy. composed by Monteverdi. Valls and Vivaldi.
I The Chapter House Singers St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral. Palmerston Place. 337 6193. 7.30pm. £tbc. Douglas McIlvvraith directs and all Russion programme including Tchaikovsky. Borodin and Rachmaninov.
I The Calton Consort St Phillip‘s Church. Abercorn Terrace. 661 6689. 7pm. £3—£-1 (£1.50). Choral vvorks by Britten. Vivaldi and others. vvith proceeds frotn the concert going to Radio Lollipop.
I Cappella Nova - a Sequence for St Columba St Salvador‘s‘ Episcopal Church. Church Street. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £6—£9(£-1.50—£6.50). See Fri 7.
I City of Glasgow Chorus Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £9.50—£I7.50. Performing ‘Pops at the Phil'.
I Glasgow Renaissance Singers St Andrevv's in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrevv‘s Street. 563 3202. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). The Early Music Quartet joins the choir fora selection of music from the 16th and 17th century Spanish and Portuguese schools by Guerrero. Victoria and Morales.