Opera is very much on trend these days, something everyone can enjoy - and Scotland offers plenty of opportunities for you to sample the delights of this unique classical experience. From grand opera to operetta and operatic pops, companies stage performances in theatres all over Scotland.
30th October 2014, Stirling:
Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre, revives his brooding, atmospheric Macbeth in celebration of the 2014 Year of Homecoming.
1st November 2014, Greenock:
Richard Eyre’s brilliant, box office record-breaking production of Bizet’s fiery opera returns to the Met.
1st November 2014, Fife:
5th - 8th November 2014, Fife:
Fife Opera relaunches itself with the world’s favourite opera, Carmen, full of instantly recognisable melodies, including the Toreador song.
4th/6th/8th November 2014, Inverness:
New co-production with Opéra national du Rhin, sung in Italian with English supertitles.
22nd November 2014, Lanark:
Music in Lanark welcomes back Opera Bohemia whose production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, set in modern-day Japan, has already received a great reception from packed audiences across the country.
22nd November 2014, Greenock:
The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera.
13th, 16th, 19th & 22nd November 2014, Edinburgh:
This new co-production comes from a creative team fast making its name as expert in Rossini’s comedies.
14th December 2014, Greenock:
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Wagner’s brilliant comic opera in its first-ever Live in HD performance.
22nd & 24th January 2015, Glasgow:
James MacMillan’s extraordinary first opera, after the play by Jo Clifford, has established itself as a modern masterpiece.