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Interview: Peter Rice

Fascinating and wide ranging interview with Peter Rice – designer for Scottish Opera’s season finale, Tosca.

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Glasgow Theatre: April

A quiet month on Glasgow’s stages, but with enough on offer to get you off the couch and into a fold down seat.

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Interview: Gareth Williams

Newly appointed Composer in Residence at Scottish Opera Gareth Williams chats to us about site-specific opera, music therapy and a Northern Irish elephant.

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Miranda

With some rising names of the dance and music industry, this production acts as a showcase for theatre that aspired to the visual richness so common in Scottish Opera.

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The Barber of Seville

Period costumes and colourful sets get Scottish Opera back to the traditional days of the art form in their staging of Rossini’s classic.

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Intermezzo

Scottish Opera bring an autobiographical comic opera from one of the 20th Century’s giants.

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Orlando

Scottish Opera perform their fourth Handel piece, updated to 1940 swapping the Charlemagne army for the RAF with Tim Mead and Sally Silver.

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Five:15

For those new to opera this should provide an interesting if atypical introduction and to the aficionados with this bite-sized evening. Showing @Traverse Theatre 20-25 May then touring

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Opera Highlights

Coming to Livingston’s Howden Park Centre Sat 20 March, the best bits of Opera!

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The Italian Girl in Algiers

Interview with Paul Carey Jones about the upcoming opera Italian Girl in Algiers, inspired by the Playboy mansion… (Festival Theatre: 25-28th Nov)