Edinburgh Studio Opera

The Tumbling Lassie & Fergus of Galloway

The Tumbling Lassie & Fergus of Galloway

★★★★☆ Jaunty:

Edinburgh Studio Opera renews its association with Alexander McCall Smith and Tom Cunningham with this double bill, marrying new work The Tumbling Lassie with 2013’s Fergus of Galloway.

August 17, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Musicals

EdFringe Musicals

Musicals Made in Edinburgh:

Edinburgh’s musical theatre companies are bringing an unprecedented 28 different productions to this year’s Fringe, with everything from full blown musicals to highlights packages of showtunes.

July 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dido and Aeneas and Gianni Schicchi

Dido and Aeneas and Gianni Schicchi

★★★★☆ Remarkable:

Edinburgh Studio Opera’s unique presentation of the pairing of one act operas Dido and Aeneas and Gianni Schicchi provides for some thrilling moments of operatic pleasure at the Roxy to Saturday.

March 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
ESO falls for Fellini

ESO falls for Fellini

Studio Opera goes traverse for Puccini and Purcell:

Edinburgh Studio Opera is celebrating its fiftieth year with a double bill of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi at the Assembly Roxy for four performances next week.

February 23, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Carmen

Carmen

★★★★★ Sharp as a dagger

Assembly Roxy: Tues 23 – Sat 27 February 2016
Review by Catriona Graham:
For their first production in the Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Studio Opera set Bizet’s opera of love, lust and death during the Spanish Civil War.

February 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Persian Flute

Persian Flute

ESO pick up the Magic Flute:
Edinburgh Studio Opera are staging a new production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Lauriston Halls this week, from Tuesday 24 February 2015.

February 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Review – The Okavango Macbeth

Review – The Okavango Macbeth

✭✭✭✭✩   Big voices, intimate setting:

Edinburgh Studio Opera return to Alexander McCall Smith and Tom Cunningham’s studio opera with a leaner, fitter production than the one which premiered two years ago at the Queens Hall.

August 15, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – King Arthur

Review – King Arthur

Opera-buff, SNP activist and staunch supporter of the Yes campaign, Hugh Kerr, is just back from a week of hot opera action in London town. How would a student show, semi-staged in a Kirk recently used for a Royal Wedding, shape up? He had his doubts, as he told Æ:

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University companies cover classics

University companies cover classics

A pair of under-performed classics from either end of the 17th century are to get rare performances from Edinburgh University companies this week with EUSC’s Coriolanus and ESO’s King Arthur

February 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Preview for the week: 1 – 7 March, 2010

Preview for the week: 1 – 7 March, 2010

By Thom Dibdin Things are looking a little brighter on Edinburgh’s stages this week with a spot of hot football action down at the Bongo Club, always a great venue for fringe shows, TV’s Dinnerladies making their stage transfer up at the King’s, a quartet of classical ballets coming to the Playhouse and the new […]

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