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.
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.
22nd & 24th January 2015, Glasgow:
Commissioned by Scottish Opera in 1996, James MacMillan’s extraordinary first opera, after the play by Jo Clifford, has established itself as a modern masterpiece.
19th, 22nd, 25th & 28th February 2015, Glasgow:
Ashley Page, former Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet, directs Gluck’s dramatic Orfeo.
26th March 2015, Edinburgh:
A stunning traditional production recapturing the decadence of Renaissance Italy with lavish sets and opulent costumes.
27th March 2015, Edinburgh:
The love story that gripped Paris, back by public demand.
28th March 2015, Edinburgh:
This award-winning fully staged Opera returns with exquisite sets, a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes.
4th & 6th June 2015, Inverness:
Opera at its grandest, Verdi’s Il trovatore hasn’t been seen on the Scottish Opera stage since 2001.