Press Releases

Unique Online Collaboration Invites Everyone To Take A Look Inside Opera

Seven of the UK’s opera companies have joined forces to produce Inside Opera: Live, a unique online event offering unprecedented behind the scenes access and insight into the opera being created and performed in theatres across the country.

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Madama Butterfly Lands In Scottish Cities This May

Scottish Opera brings one of the world’s most popular operas to Scotland this May as Puccini’s Madama Butterfly opens in Edinburgh before going on to perform in Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and Belfast. The production will make a return to Glasgow in July to perform in the city during the Commonwealth Games.

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Scottish Opera Brings Puccini's Final Masterpiece to Concert Stage

88 singers, 90 musicians and one chance to see Puccini's epic final masterpiece Turandot in Edinburgh this spring.

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Scottish Opera Celebrates 20 Years of Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera will celebrate 20 years of Opera Highlights in style with an 18-date tour of Scotland this spring.

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Don Pasquale Brings Warmth of Rome to Scottish Winter

Audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow will be treated to a Roman holiday in January and February as Scottish Opera presents Donizetti's masterpiece Don Pasquale for the first time since 1977.

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Theatre Royal Transformation Reaches £12m Milestone

Scottish Opera announces that £12m has now been raised towards the £12.45m target to transform its home, Glasgow’s Theatre Royal.

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Atmospheric New Don Giovanni Set To Seduce Scottish Audiences

Passion and danger take centre stage as Scottish Opera brings a vivid new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni to audiences this autumn.

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Murder, Intrigue and Betrayal as Handel's Rodelinda Hits Scottish Stages

For the first time in its 51 year history Scottish Opera brings Handel's back-stabbing baroque opera Rodelinda to the stage.

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UK Premiere For Radical Re-Interpretation of Berg's Lulu

Olga Neuwirth’s radical re-interpretation of Alban Berg’s unfinished opera Lulu will have its UK premiere in a new production at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.

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Lighthouse Opera Moves From Fraserburgh To Newest Fringe Venue

Short opera, Last One Out, will be imaginatively transplanted from its original Fraserburgh Lighthouse setting to the Fringe's newest venue - Paterson's Land - this summer.

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Opera For Babies Makes Its Edinburgh Fringe Debut

For the very first time, Scottish Opera’s ground-breaking interactive shows for babies and toddlers - BabyO and SensoryO - are coming to Edinburgh Fringe.

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Scottish Opera Brings 1930s Song and Dance Duo To Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Two very different shows inspired by life in Depression-era America are coming to this year’s newest Festival Fringe venue. Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s gritty and glamorous collaboration The Seven Deadly Sins, which was written 80 years ago, will be joined by brand new production, Dance Derby, at Paterson’s Land.

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Homegrown Shows Take Centre Stage at New Fringe Venue

Shows from some of Scotland's leading artists and performing arts companies will come together at Paterson's Land, a new Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue for 2013.

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