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.
25th - 27th July 2014, Glasgow:
Scottish Opera’s new family opera is based on themes of friendship and the ties that bind people together, whatever their age and wherever they make their home.
27th July 2014, Stranraer:
Opera Bohemia, Scotland’s dynamic professional company, is delighted to announce further performances of Puccini’s masterpiece, Madame Butterfly.
28th July 2014, Ayr:
29th July 2014, West Lothian:
29th July 2014, Kingdom of Fife:
29th July - 3rd August 2014, Glasgow:
Classic, timeless and stylish, Sir David McVicar’s Madama Butterfly has been a firm favourite since it was first staged in 2000.
7th August 2014 2014, Edinburgh:
Opera Bohemia celebrates five years at the Fringe with performances of their original critically acclaimed production of Puccini’s romantic tragedy, La Bohème.
4th, 5th and 9th August 2014 2014, Edinburgh:
9th August 2014, East Lothian:
Phantom of the Opera star John Marshall is joined by Scottish tenor Fraser Simpson, American Bruce Davis and renowned pianist Richard Lewis in a magical night of melody.
15th & 17th August 2014, Edinburgh:
In 1968, as protests against the Vietnam War dominated the news, Benjamin Britten responded to a BBC commission for a television opera by returning to a theme that had haunted him since the 1930s – pacifism.