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Scottish Opera

Though Tchaikovsky confined himself to a series of lyric scenes from Pushkin's verse novel for his opera of Eugene Onegin, director Oliver Mears elaborates further on the theme...

Scottish Opera celebrates the 10th anniversary of its youth project, the Connect Company, with performances of three short new commissions from the winners of...

Antony McDonald has relocated Ariadne auf Naxos, Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mash-up of operatic genres, to a contemporary Glasgow mansion. A young Composer...

When Jonathan Dove’s first full-scale stage work was premiered by Glyndebourne Touring Opera back in 1998, it would have been impossible to predict its...

Staged on Tanya McCallin's lavish funereal set, David McVicar's production of La Traviata, revived by Marie Lambert, gets straight to the tragedy of the courtesan Violetta. Given that...

Scottish Opera’s La Boheme uses a contemporary twist to provide emotional resonance. Wandering through a crowded Parisian flea market, Hye-Youn Lee's Mimi persuades a stall...

The 8th Door, Matthew Lenton and Lliam Paterson's new companion piece to Bartok's Bluebeard’s Castle, is powerful, intense and moving. A woman (Gresa Pallaska) and...

Back in 1962, Scottish Opera’s inaugural season consisted of just two works: Madam Butterfly and Pelleas et Melisande. Debussy’s symbolist opera returns to the...

Philip Glass, who turns 80 at the end of this month, is one of the most successful, as well as one of the most...
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