City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Opera


The Brunton’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe season is now on sale.

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Hear the classical stars of tomorrow in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Pianos @1 series before which lunch is available in the upstairs bar (from 12noon) before this hour of classical m

L'elisir D'amore by Gaetano Donizetti

Join Edinburgh Grand Opera for a sparkling, hay-filled production of L'elisir D'amore (The Elixir of Love).

Scottish Opera's new Music Director

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British conductor Stuart Stratford has been appointed by Scottish Opera as the Company’s Music Director after an extensive international search.

Scottish Opera's Jenůfa, Festival Theatre, Review

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Annilese Miskimmon directed an extraordinarily sensitive and accurate portrayal of a family's tribulations.

Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Programme Launched

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The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.

Scottish Opera's Orfeo ed Euridice, Festival Theatre, Review

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Straightaway we see Orfeo and Euridice frolicking, but then Euridice is taken ill and dies.

Opera World Premiere for Three to Four Year Olds!

Scotland’s national opera company, Scottish Opera, is set to prove yet again that you are never too young to enjoy music with its new interactive show KidO.

Scottish Opera's Inés de Castro, Festival Theatre, Review

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Way back in time Portugal was at war with Spain and this created a problem for the King of Portugal. His son's mistress was Spanish and considered a threat.

Scottish Opera's La Cenerentola, Festival Theatre, Review

Cinderella - Scottish Opera

There are many versions of the comedy we know as Cinderella but all relate to the unwanted daughter who finds her way to the heart of a prince much to the annoyance of her family.

The Count of Luxembourg

Written in only 3 weeks in 1909, The Count of Luxembourg followed The Merry Widow (1905) and proved to be equally successful. The opera was performed in Edinburgh in 1912, but rarely since.