MUSIC FOLK & WORLD
Oct; Charlie and the Bhoys. 26 Oct.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Gaelic bar has vocals and accordion with Donald MacBae.
I Tolbooth Bar Glasgow Cross. 9pm. Free. Moran Ceol.
I Brazen Head 1 Cathcart Road. 9pm. Free. Irish music.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Wooiniclts.
I Hebridean Dumbarton Road. Parotid. 9pm. Free. Bill Bryce and leslie McColl. I Sharltey’s Bar 51 Old Rutherglen Road. behind the Citizens‘ Theatre. 9pm. Free. Black Ridge.
I Clutha Vaults 167 Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 3.30pm. Free. Traditional and celtic music from guitarist Tony MacManus and Friends. Live bands in the evening. music starts 8.30pm.
I Brazen Head 1 Cathcart Road. Free. 3—6pm. Celtic Connections; later folk/rock front Hair of the 009 at 8pm.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 8.30pm. Free. Itchy Fingers.
I Scotia Bar Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30—5.30pm. Free. Blues Poets.
I Jinty McGinty’s Ashton Lane. 3-6pm. Free. Hair oi the Dog.
I Mullens Bar Dumbarton Road. 8pm. Free: alternate weeks Peat Diggers and Moran Ceol.
I McHees Showbar Victoria Road. 3—6pm. Free. Blarney Pilgrims.
I Old Toll Bar Paisley Road Toll. 8.30pm. Open Session. all welcome.
I Babbity Bowster l6 Blackfriars Street. 9pm. Free. Informal sessions.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Informal Highland music.
I Victoria Bar 159 Briggait. 9pm. Free. Live groups and soloists.
I Sharkey’s Bar 51 Old Rutherglen Road. behind the Citizens' Theatre. 9pm. Free. Irish traditional session.
I Jinty McGlnty’s Ashton Lane. 9pm. Free. Urban Gypsies.
I Jinty McGinty’s Ashton Lane. 9pm. Free. Slip Jig.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Session. Free.
I The Abbot’s Highland Fling Abbot‘s Inch. Arkleston Road. Renfrew. 886 4988. £12.50. Twice weekly dinner. Scots singer. ceilidh band and piper. Also Wednesdays.
I Brazen Head 1 Cathcart Road. 8.30pm. Free. Hair ot the Dog.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Pierlights.
I Jinty McGinty’s Ashton Lane. 9pm. Free. Big George.
I The Abbot’s Highland Fling Abbot‘s Inch. Arkleston Road. Renfrew. 886 4988. £12.50. Twice weekly dinner. Scots singer. ceilidh band and piper. Also Tuesdays.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session.
I Brazen Head 1 Cathcart Road. 8pm. Free. Keltchar.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Session.
I Clutlta Vaults Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.30pm. Free. Jiveass and Friends Trad and Chicago Blues.
I John Stewart Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free.
I Alan Hunter and Friends Waterloo Buffet. 7 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 9pm. Free.
I Sandy Bells Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. 9pm. Free. Scots/Irish session.
I Thistle Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Live groups.
I live Bands Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 9pm-midnight. Free.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Live music session.
I lioth Sea Gas Platform One. Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. Free. Popular Scots entertainers.
I Graeme Pearson Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarkct. top of High Street. 9pm. Free.
I Morrison’s Bar Morrison Street. 3.30—6.30ptn. Free. Prodigal Sons.
I Shore Music The Shore Bar. Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Folk instrumental
; I Scotsman Cockburn Street. 2—5pm. ; Cruiken; live Band. 9pm. Free.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225
. 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion music in the bar.
I lioyal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976.
f 9pm till late. Free. lrtforrnal session.
i I Sandy Brechin and Friends Ensign
Ewart. Lawnmarkct. top of High Street. 9-1 lprn. Free. Fine accordionist in art open session.
I Jim Knight and Friends Wine Glass. Newington Road. 9pm. Free.
I Bannerman’s Bar Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from lprn. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.
I Nobles Constitution Street. I.eith. 9pm. Regular instrumental session.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I little Green Monkeys Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. Free. Instrumetttal. mainly Irish.
I Patsy Mack Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9.30pm. Free.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 9pm—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square.
High Street. lnforrnal live acoustic session
I les Partisans Bar High Street. 9pm. Free. Flute and fiddle from Hebecca
Knorr and Tim 0’ teary.
I The Shore Bar The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Live music.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Free. 1am session.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Old Coach Inn Canonmills. 539 8123.
8.30pm. Free. Session with metnbers of Miro.
I Muckle Ado Milne‘s Bar. Hanover Street. 9pm. Free.
I Patsy Mack Les Partisans Bar. High Street. 9pm. Free. Acoustic session.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. Informal sessions.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical & Opera Listings compiled by Jonathan Trew.
I Mary Stuart Theatre Royal. llope Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £3.50—£44. The Scottish ()pcra season gets off to a flying start with Donizetti's portrayal of an imaginary meeting between Mary. Queen of Scots and her cousin. Elizabeth I of Iingland which has tragic consequences. Richard Armstrong conducts and soprano Yvonne Kelly takes the title role.
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall Broadcasting House. 7.30pm. Free. Tickets by post (two only per application. enclose an SAF.) from SSO Concerts Secretary. BBC Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow. Gl2 8I)G. Ari Rasilainen conducts the BBC SSO in Prokofiev‘s .S'y/np/tmtv Na / and Svendsen‘s Svntpltmtv No l. Paul Boyes is the soloist in Weber's Bas‘s‘aa/l C(Hlt‘t’l'lt).
I Opera in Concert Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £5.50—£l8.50. Top opera stars Nicola Ferner-Waite. soprano and
i David Maxwell Anderson. tenor frorn the t Australian Opera and Covent Garden
: team up with the ()pera in Concert
1 Orchestra and Chorus to perform a
! programme composed of arias. ducts and
i choruses from 'Ibst'a. La 'l'raviata,
: Cantrell. ll 'I'ravatarr', Riga/elm, Air/a. La 5 Balremc, Nalna'ca anrl 'liirantlat. Martin
' Merry conducts.
; I Kilmardinny Music Circle Kilmardinny l House. Kilrnardinny Avenue. Bearsden.
; 943 0312. 7.45pm. Anthony Goldstone
3 and Caroline Clernrnov perform a series of piano duets by cotnposers suclt as Mendelssohn. Fibich. Rimsky-Korsakov. Schubert and Johann Strauss II.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Vanessa l.atar'che performs pieces by
’ Bach. Mendelssohn and Chopin.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher llall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £6—£ 19. Walter Weller. The RSNO's musical director. conducts the
orchestra in Strauss‘ Dan Juan. Brahms'
‘ ('anr't'rtajin' Tia/in (lllt/ (iv/la and
Dvorak's .S'ytnplttnrv .Va 9, 'l’mtn The New
Warlrl'. Gyorgy Punk and Ralph Kirsbaum
are the solo violinist and cellist
I Puccini Double Bill Church Hill
Theatre. Morningside Road. 220 4349.
7.30pm. £6 (£4. £3 schoolchildren). ()pera
Camerata present a treat for Puccini fans
with a performance of Sister .e'lnge/ir'a and
Gianni St‘lllt‘t‘lll. Alison Rushworth
i conducts and Isobel Iiwen is the director.
SATURDAY 3 . - o 1
i I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Glasgow
3 Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street.
! 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£l3. Paavo
l Berglund conducts the SCO in Sibelius'
| Rakastar'a and Schubert's Sympltmrv No
I 9, "I'lte Great'. Jeffrey Kahane is the
' pianist in Mozart‘s Piano Concerto No 22. l I Bearsden Burgh Choir City Hall.
i Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. The choir I give a performance of Handel‘s r‘llr's‘s'ialt.
I Jaleo Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.30pm. £7—£10 (£5). Flamenco troupe from Seville who have built up an enviable reputation throughout Europe for their wild emotion expressed in dance and song.
Early Music Network competition winners Floriegium open the Georgian Concert Society’s winter season on Saturday 8. I Florilegium St Cecilia's Hall. Cowgate. 7.45pm. Tickets are available from The Usher Hall Box Office. 228 1155. Queen's Hall Box Office. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. direct frorn The Georgian Concert Society. 3 Fast Castle Road. 229 8018 or on the door. £8 (£5 ()Al’s. £4 UB40s and students. £2 Young Scot card holders). The Georgian Concert Society kick off their season with ‘l.‘liurope Galantc' courtesy of I-‘Iorilegium. The baroque group will give a performance of works by Telemann. Handel. Couperin and Rameau. I Puccini Double Bill Church Hill Theatre. Morningside Road. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £6 (£4. £3 schoolchildren). See Fri 7.
I Children’s Classic Concerts Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 551 1. 2pm. £6.50 adults (£3.50 adult concessions and children). Atarah Bert Tovim gets together with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera to bring classical music to a wider audience. An afternoon of musical fun is promised. complete with audience participation. quizzes. competitions and prizes. On the musical front is a range of popular classical pieces including William 72']! ()r‘r'rturr'. The Hall aft/re Mattntain
, King. Stars and Stripes. lz'int' K/r'iac
i\-'at'lttntusik. l’rt/t/an'ftn' I/It’ ('antman Man and 'l‘mika plus excerpts from Tchaikovsky's FUN/Tl! .S'_\'ntp/ttnr\'. Christopher Bell takes the conductors stand.
I Hebrides Ensemble Stevenson Hall. RSAMI). 332 5057. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£3). Talented young violinist. Anthony Marwood. appears as the guest of the
Ensemble to give a rouramme consistin
ofJanaceck's Tia/in Sonata. Webern‘s String 'l'ria. Judith Weir‘s Piano Quartet and Dvorak's Piano Quintet.
I City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50—£16. As you might expect from a ‘Flower of Scotland‘ CGPO gala benefit gig there's a definite Caledonian thetne to this evening's entertainment with pieces such as I‘TUH'CI‘ aj'St‘atlattrl, Elizabeth of (Ila/nix and Edinburgh Castle. lain Sutherland conducts.
I The Telemann Ensemble The Burrell Collection. 331 1854. 2.30pm. £4 (£2). I Kelvingrove Organ Series Art Gallery attd Museum. Kelvingrove. 331 1854. 2.30pm. Free. Iart Johnstone will give a classical promenade recital on the organ built by Lewis and Co Ltd at the turn of the century.
I Scottish Sinionia Greyfriars Kirk. Greyfriars Place. 225 1900. £6.50 (£5.50)
48 The List 7—20 October 1994