P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2111:53  1/6 CLASSICAL  CLASSICAL    2 March, 8.00pm A guitar recital at the FAIRFIELD HALLS CROYDON, with one of the greatest promoters of the classical guitar and lute; JULIAN BREAM. The programme includes music by Rodrigo, Bach,Mozart, Walton and Berkeley. Tel: 01-688-9291 2 March, 8.00pm The ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and GOLDSMITH'S CHORAL UNION present Beethoven's sacred music drama; Missa Solemnis at the ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL. This work, like the 9th Symphony, is on a vast scale, and is difficult to perform - but is a work of striking melodic beauty. Tel: 01-928 3191. More classical follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2100:00  2/6 CLASSICAL  CLASSICAL    4 March, 7.30pm THE ACADEMY OF LONDON - conductor; RICHARD STAMP, cello; LYNN HARRELL, performe; Vivaldi/Cello Concerto; Beethoven/Grosse Fuge; Hindermith/ Trauermusik for cello and strings, at the WIGMORE HALL. Tel: 01-935 2141 5 March, 7.30pm The ERNEST READ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at ST JOHN'S SMITH SQUARE perform some of Shostakovitch's finest music; his 10th Symphony - a work that was rejected in Russia for being too unrealistic. The programme also includes the Overture to Romeo and Juliet - Tchaikovsky; and the Tuba Concerto - Vaughan Williams. Tel: 01-222 2168.  more classical follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2120:06 THE CANTEEN, COVENT GARDEN 405-6598 5th Feb —xfnne 7th - 12th:Buddy Tate /Eddie Thompson Trio 14th:St.Valentine's Day Party - with Pete Thomas's Jivin' Jump Band ONNIESCOTTSCLUBFRITHST Until 12th:Lou Donaldson Quartet and Gonzalez 14th - 26th:George Adams-Don Pullen  Blue Suede Views, see page 321 Rock follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2121:12  6/6 ROCK  ROCK    THE UNDERTONES Hammersmith Od 20 March LOUDON WAINWRIGHT Dominion 20 March U2 Hammersmith Odeon 21 March ELKIE B2OOKS: Hammersmith Od. 22-24 Mar JACK JONES Dominion 26 Mar DOLLY PARTON Dominion Theatre 27-28 Mar CULTURE CLUB Dominion Theatre 31 March BUCKS FIZZ: Dominion 4-5 April JOAN ARMATRADING: Wembley Arena 6-7 Apr LEO SAYER: Dominion 7-10 April PLANTXY Dominion Theatre 12 April UFO Hammersmith Odeon 14 April DON WILLIAMS: Royal Albert Hall 15 Apr JAMES LAST: Royal Albert Hall 18-21 Apr DIONNE WA WICKHOM IRON MAIDEN Hammersmith Odeon 26-27 May Courtesy: Keith Prowse & Co Ltd >
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2101:12  4/6 JAZZ  JAZZ  Feb.  THE CANTEEN, COVENT GARDEN 405-6598 5th Feb —xfnne 7th - 12th:Buddy Tate /Eddie Thompson Trio 14th:St.Valentine's Day Party - with Pete Thomas's Jivin' Jump Band RONNIE SCOTT'S CLUB,FRITH ST, 439-0747 Until 12th:Lou Donaldson Quartet and Gonzalez 14th - 26th:George Adams-Don Pullen Quintet Blue Suede Views, see page 321 Rock follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2101:01 MADNESS Lyceum 1 March INCANTATION Dominion Theatre 1 March MADNESS Dominion Theatre 2-3 March DEF LEPPARD Hammerql—th Odeon 4 March THIN LIZZY Hammersmith Odeon 9-11 March U2 Hammersmith Odeon 14 March 10CC Hammersmith Odeon 16-17 March PETER, PAUL and MARY AH 17 March more follows > Courtesy: Keith Prowse & Co Ltd
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2101:11  5/6 ROCK  ROCK   RANDY NEWMAN Dominion Th. 11-12 Feb LUTHER VAND OSSDTF THE STRANGLERS Hammersmith Od 15-16 Feb SKY Hammersmith Odeon 18-20 Feb FUN BOY THREE Hammersmith Palais 21-22 Feb MADNESS Lyceum 1 March INCANTATION Dominion Theatre 1 March MADNESS Dominion Theatre 2-3 March DEF LEPPARD Hammersmith Odeon 4 March THIN LIZZY Hammersmith Odeon 9-11 March U2 Hammersmith Odeon 14 March 10CC Hammersmith Odeon 16-17 March PETER, PAUL and MARY Royal Albert Hall 17 March more follows > Courtesy: Keith Prowse & Co Ltd
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2101:15  3/6 CLASSICAL  CLASSICAL    6 March, 2.45pm MICHAEL & DORREN MUSKETT present "MUSIQUE CHAMPETRE" at the PURCELL ROOM - a concert devoted to early French music, with such instruments as the crumhorn, pipe-and-tabor, gemshorn and hurdy-gurdy. The programme includes poetic songs of the 12th century play of Robin and Marion; the earthy humour or the 16th century country dance- master Thoinot Arbeau, and the decadent composers of sonatas of the Versailles Court of Louis XV. To round off, the music comes up to date with the flourishing traditional folk music of the Auvergne in central France as it is today. Tel: 01-928 3191. Jazz/Rock follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Fri 4 Feb LON 2101:00  5/6 OCK  ROCK   RANDY NEWMAN Dominion Th. 11-12 Feb LUTHER VAND2OSS Dominion Th. 13-14 Feb THE STRANGLERS Hammerqlhth Od 15-16 Feb SKY Hammersmith Odeon 18-20 Feb FUN BOY THREE Hammersmith Palais 21-22 Feb