City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Opera


Opera: The Iris Murder

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World premiere performances of a new chamber opera by Alasdair Nicolson and librettist John Gallas.

Leading Scottish Theatre Company Vanishing Point to Collaborate with Scottish Opera

In an exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s most innovative theatre companies and the national opera company present a double bill of a newly created music theatre piece, 'The 8th Door' and

Scottish Opera Announces 2016/17 Season

New productions of Pelléas and Mélisande, Bluebeard’s Castle, La bohème and The Elixir of Love

Sir Thomas Allen’s hit production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro opens the Season

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take

Scottish Opera's Carmen, Festival Theatre, Review

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It is hard to believe that when one of the most famous of all operas was first performed in Paris in 1875 Spain was a far-away and exotic country hard to reach over the Pyrenees.

Edinburgh International Festival announces first production of Festival 2016

The Edinburgh International Festival has revealed it will present the Salzburg Festival’s internationally acclaimed production of Bellini’s Norma as part of Festival 2016.

EIF 2015: The Last Hotel, Royal Lyceum, Review

The Last Hotel

Put Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh in the same space and watch the sparks fly.

The Tales of Hoffmann

The Tales of Hoffmann, by Jacques Offenbach, will be presented, in English, by Edinburgh's Opera Camerata.

Scottish Opera Announces 2015/16 Season

Scottish Opera has announced details of its vibrant new season, showcasing seven powerful operas featuring drama, romance, fairy-tale and comedy.

Scottish Opera's Il trovatore, Festival Theatre, Review

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Il trovatore, along with Rigoletto and La traviata, is a must-see grand opera by Verdi. Il trovatore is based in Spain in the 15th century.