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Gilbert and Sullivan's pirates revival

Gilbert and Sullivan's pirates revival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Opera's new production of the Pirates of Penzance is reviving the 1878 D'Oyly Carte company.
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Scottish Opera to revive The Flying Dutchman

Scottish Opera to revive The Flying Dutchman | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
IT SHOULD be renamed The Flying Scotsman. A new production of Richard Wagner’s famous opera The Flying Dutchman has been based on an early draft by the composer that sets the story in Scotland.
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PASS THE SPOON NOMINATED FOR CREATIVE SCOTLAND THEATRE AWARD 2012

PASS THE SPOON NOMINATED FOR CREATIVE SCOTLAND THEATRE AWARD 2012 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Pass the Spoon, the sort-of opera by David Fennessy, David Shrigley and Nicholas Bone, has been nominated for the inaugural Creative Scotland Awards 2012 it has been announced today. The nomination is for the theatre category, which promises to ‘bring the curtain up on an outstanding individual performance or production which made a significant impact on the stage this year.’
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Festival preview: David et Jonathas - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Festival preview: David et Jonathas - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
It may have a gay, pacifist subtext, but David Et Jonathas will stay faithful to its authentic baroque charms while moving closer to our times, writes David Kettle...
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Scottish Opera: Access all arias - Performing Arts - Scotsman.com

Scottish Opera: Access all arias - Performing Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
AT 7pm on 5 June, 1962, at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow, the curtain rose on Madama Butterfly – and a new era of the arts in Scotland. This was the debut of Scottish Opera, founded by the young conductor Alexander Gibson.
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Parliament performance hits the high notes - News & Media Centre :  Scottish Parliament

It’s 20 minutes of high drama but it’s not First Minister’s Questions.
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King's Theatre, Edinburgh La Traviata - Herald Scotland

THIS year marks the bicentenary of Verdi's birth, and Edinburgh Grand Opera is clearly keen to be part of the celebrations in presenting La Traviata – one of the Italian master's most enduringly popular works.

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Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Opera presents Sir Thomas Allen and Simon Higlett return to take on the fantastical charms of Mozart’s most inventive opera | Festival Theatre | 16, 18, 20, 22 & 24 Nov...
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Classical preview: Scottish Opera’s La Traviata

Classical preview: Scottish Opera’s La Traviata | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
In her last production for Scottish Opera, director Annilese Miskimmon has stripped La Traviata to a sinewy minimum...
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Praise for William’s performance with Scottish Chamber Orchestra ▪ William Berger – Baritone

The Herald’s Keith Bruce has lauded William Berger and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s performance at Stirling Castle on Thursday 19th July with conductor Nicholas McGegan.

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Opera review: English Touring Opera: The Barber of Seville, Perth Theatre - Scotland - Scotsman.com

English Touring Opera’s new production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville has been doing the rounds since it opened in London a couple of months ago.
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Classical review: Jung Soo Yun, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow - News and features - Scotsman.com

AS THE first half of last night’s solo recital drew to a close with Rodolfo’s Che Gelida Manila from La Bohème, South Korean tenor Jung Soo Yun opened the emotional floodgates.
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