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NEWS: Scottish Opera’s much-loved Pop-Up Opera on tour this summer

Scottish Opera’s Pop-up Opera is back on the road from May 2018, with three shows for audiences of all ages: A Little Bit of HMS Pinafore, A Little Bit of Eugene Onegin and Be A Sport, Spike!, which has been commissioned by Festival 2018, the cultural programme of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships. Performed in Scottish Opera’s fully accessible travelling ...

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Scottish Opera’s Macbeth – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave, English translation by Andrew Porter Director : Dominic Hill Reviewer : R. G. Balgray Much thought, time and effort has clearly gone into Scottish Opera’s staging of Verdi’s Macbeth. Hardly surprising: their production of this “dark and brooding masterpiece” is intended as a celebration of 2014, “The Year of Homecoming”. At 2 hours ...

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The Pirates of Penzance, Opera House, Manchester

Music: Arthur Sullivan Lyrics: William Gilbert Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans Conductor: Derek Clark Reviewer: Louise Hulley [Rating:4] The Pirates of Penzance, one of Gilbert and Sullivans best loved operas made its debut in New York on the 31st December 1879. The Scottish Opera and D'oyly carte production of the show ticks all the boxes. This show has been entertaining generations for ...

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