Music folk 8 world listings
Tuesday 16 continued
I Alan Reid and Rob van Sante Live at the Star. St Andrew‘s in the Square. off Salttnarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £7 (£5). Battlefield singer/keyboard player in an occasional duo with guitarist.
I Preston Reed Queen‘s Hall. (‘lerk Street. 6682019. 8pm. £12 (£10). See IIitIist. above right.
I Paco Pena Flamenco Company Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.30pm. £20 £6. See Thu 1 1. I Ceilidh Riverside (‘lub. 33 Fox Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £6. 'I‘raditional ceilidh with music from (‘oila.
I Assembly Rooms Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. (ieorgc Street. 220 4349. 8pm. £8 (£5). See I'ri
I Paco Pena Flamenco Company Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. 7.30pm. £20 £6. See Thu 1 l. I Ceilidh Riverside (lab. 33 Fox Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £6. See Fri 12.
I Keith Easdale and Celine Donoghue Wee t-‘olk (‘luh. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Songs with fiddle and small pipes.
Edinburgh I Me Suena Tu Cara The Doric 'l‘avern. Market Street. 225 1084. 9pm. l-‘ree. See Mon 8.
I Greco Latinos ('aharet Voltaire. Blair Street. 2206176. I lpm 3am. Free. See Mon 8.
Tuesday 1 6
I Mazaika Ratnshorn 'I‘heatrc. Ingratn Street. 552 3489. 1.15 2pm. £2.50. Igor ()ukin and Sarah Harrison perform folk
music and tango interspersed with song.
Edinburgh I Folk ‘N’ Friends The (‘anons' (iait. ('anongate. 5564481. 9pm. Free. See Tue 9.
Wednesday 1 7
I St Andrew’s in the Square Ceilidh Dance St Andrew‘s in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6020. 7.30 10.30pm. £5. Sec Wed 10. I Song Session (‘afe Source. St .-\ndrews in the Square. St Andrews Square. off Saltmarket. 548 60208.30an Iiree. See Wed 10.
I Fine Friday Iidinburgh 1"olk (‘1uh. (’abaret Bar. the Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5 ). See Thu 4 and preview.
I Billy Bragg l'sher Hall. I.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £13 £15. The political trotthadottr sings from his newly released albtnn of greatest hits. There's a pre concert talk at 6.45pm.
BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music Poll Winners Concert
Tuesday 9 March, 7.30pm
Yo La Tengo/ Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci Wednesday 10 March, 7.45pm
David Byrne Saturday 10 April, 7.30pm
Radio Tarifa ~ Sunday 18 April, 7.30pm
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I Glasgow String Quartet Merchants House. 7 West (‘ieorgc Street. 334 9757. l2.45pm. £5 (£2 £4.50). Quartet born of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra perform Ravel's Quartet and Prokofiev's Second Quartet. I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sattchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12.50 £26. (‘hristian (iansch serves tip a great big romantic least the musical equivalent of two chocolate fudge cakes and a knickerbocker glory: Wagner's Siegfried It/y/I. Mahler's Rt'a‘kt'rt Lin/('1' and Beethoven's Svmpltmty lit) 3 limit'a.
I A Highland Spectacular Queen‘s Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). The Highland Band of the Scottish Division performs rousing tunes of country dancing. folk and pop.
I Turandot Playhouse. I8 22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £7.25 £32.50. The (‘hisinau National Opera perform Puccini's last great masterpiece. arguath his best when it comes to rousing orchestral sweeps and good tunes.
I The Scarlet Pimpernel King's Theatre. 2 I.even Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £9 £13 (£8 £9). Southern Light (‘ompany tell the musical tale of the elusive Pimpernel.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers ('anongatc Kirk. 153 ('anongate. 667 7776. 7.45pm. £6 (£2 £3). .\'oei ()‘Regan conducts a concert of music for 11on Week and [Easter by Orlando di I.asso. (iiovanni da Palestrina and others. Iispect a lively and engaged performance of spectacular Renaissance works.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra I'sher Hall. I.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £7- £22. Sir (‘harles Mackerras conducts the last in the S(‘()‘s Dvorak season Dvorak's Biblical Songs performed by the great ('lech mezzo Dagmar Peckova. Kodaly 's Dances of (ialanta. and Beethoven's fiery symphony
I Toe-tapping Scottish Music Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. £6 (£4). Brian McNeill introduces a recital given by the teaching staff and students of the BA (Scotland Music) course real fun attd exceptionally good value. as usual. in the RSAMI) lunchtime slot.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6.50 £19. See Thu 4. I Strathclyde University Chamber Choir St Andrew‘s in the Square. off Salttnarket. St .-\ttt1l'C\\"s Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £7 (£3 £5). Alan 'I'averner conducts the Strathclyde l.'ni (‘hainber (‘hoir in a programme that sets Vaughan Williams’ astonishingly moving Mass in (i .llinur against choral works of Tudor lingland.
I Edinburgh University Singers McIiwan Hall. Bristo Square. 650 4381. 1.10pm. Free. John Kitchen conducts the vocal ensemble in a performance of works by Kenneth Leighton. the great stalwart of British choral writing and late
Professor of Music at Iidinburgh L'niversity.
I Edinburgh University Wind Band Reid (‘oncert Hall. Iidinburgh l'niversity. Bristo Square. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Programme to include contemporary film. musical and military band music.
I Family Matters Traverse Theatre. ('ambridge Street. 228 1404. 7.30pm. £10 (£4—£6). Traverse virgins Téte a Téte roll up with this hip. contemporary opera piece based around the trials and tribulations of the Fitzroy family. With direction by Bill Bankes-Jones and text by Amanda Holden. I Turandot Playhouse. I8 22 (ireensidc Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm.
£7.25 £32.50. See Thu 4.
I RSNO Pops - An Evening with Stacy Kent L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £l l.50—£27. Stacey Kent has a real honeyed voice in the old Billie mould. and what she lacks in adventure and innovation she makes up for with charm: a delightful singer and a fine compere. Richard Balcombe conducts.
I The Scarlet Pimpernel King‘s Theatre. 2 I.even Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £9 £13 (£8 £9). See Thu 4.
0 The Orchestra of Scottish Opera St Andrews in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew’s Street. 332 9000. 3pm. £5. Scottish ()pera's music director Sir Richard Armstrong conducts the string and wind sections of the orchestra performing music by Strauss. Dvorak. (irieg and Schoenberg.
I RSNO Pops - An Evening with Stacy Kent Royal ('oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £13 £28. See Fri 5.
I The Bearsden Choir (ilasgow (’athedral. (‘astle Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £10 (£5 ). A performance of the rarely heard work by Randall 'I’hompson. l’t’ai‘r'ahlr' Killer/(mt. based on tests from Isaiah.
I That Picture Just Sang Me a Story! (iallery of Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 I996. World-travelling storyteller Iiwan McVicar tells a tale or two with the help of objects in the gallery and Two's Company. Scotland's outstanding contemporary music violin/ clarinet duo. The group commissioned nine Scottish composers to write music to intertwine with Iiwan's stories.
I The Scarlet Pimpernel King‘s Theatre. 2 [even Street. 529 6000. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £9 £13 (£8 £9). See Thu 4.
I Calton Consort St Michael 8; All Saints' ('hurch. Pamnttre Place. Tollcross. 229 4048. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Jason ()rringe conducts one of Scotland's finest amateur consorts in a characteristically adventurous programme: Arvo Piirt's Sic/mt .tht’ltffit‘u! .'IIIIf[)/1()II(’I1. I.auridsen's ('ltanwm tics Roses. and works by Purcell and Handel. I Family Matters 'l‘ravcrse Theatre. (‘amhridge Street. 228 1404. 7.30pm. £10 (£4 £6). See Fri 5.
I Tosca Playhouse. 18 ~22 (ireenside I’lace. 08706063424. 7.30pm.
£7.25 £32.50. The (‘hisinau National Opera perform their second Puccini opera of the week. with great powerhouse singing from the three leads and a final scene that has you closer to the edge of your seat than the denouement of a Hitchcock thriller.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir (’anongate Kirk. 153 (‘anongate 667 7776. 8pm. £6 (£4). iiric von Ihler conducts the choir in a performance of music by Vaughan Williams. Brahms. Stravinsky. Moore and Rachmaninov.
I The New Edinburgh Orchestra Nicholson Square Methodist ('hurch. 25 Nicholson Square. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £6 (£1 £3). The orchestra performs Leighton's l‘t'.\'lf1‘(’ ()l‘t’l'llll'l'. I)\'orttk\ ('vllu ('unwrm. featuring Robin Michael and Schumann's .S‘vmpltmtv no 3.