Opera

The Edinburgh International Festival today launched its 2019 programme of dance, theatre, and music for this August.

Rigoletto opens the new Season with director Matthew Richardson (The Devil Inside 2016) and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell reviving their powerful 2011 production of Verdi’s masterpiece.

A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

Join Edinburgh Studio Opera in their 50th year producing the highest quality student opera in Edinburgh with a double bill of beautifully reimagined and restaged classics.

With the autumn leaves falling we quickly gathered that Violetta had not been well but was now able to throw a party.

This is the 450th anniversary of the birth in Italy of Monteverdi. The world of opera was at its beginning.

This, the third of Hans Gál's four opera was given its first performance in Breslau in 1926; several performances followed.

This production of Bohemian life is centred on a flea market in Paris in the 1920s, the Roaring Twenties.

For this very special 2017 anniversary, Summerhall, Edinburgh’s acclaimed and award-winning multi-arts venue, has risen to the challenge of gathering a unique array of international creative responses

There was a time when the performance of a Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas was de rigeur at the end of term.