Opera

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.

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This week Mon 26 Feb – Sun 4 Mar.

This week Mon 26 Feb – Sun 4 Mar.

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

It’s a busy week on Edinburgh’s stages this week, with a big mix of variety, opera, musicals and theatre of both straight and comic varieties…

February 26, 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
La Belle Helene

La Belle Helene

★★★☆☆ Fizzing:

Fun and flighty, Opera Camerata has ensured that they leave us wanting more, with a production of Offenbach’s La Belle Helene at the Church Hill Theatre which hits its high notes.

October 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Camerata To Bow Out

Camerata To Bow Out

La Belle Helene to be final bow:
Opera Camerata, the amateur light opera company founded in 1994 has announced that Offenbach’s La Belle Helene at the Church Hill Theatre in October will be its final production.

September 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Greek

Greek

★★★★☆  Dark and inventive:
Mark-Anthony Turnage’s operatic version of Greek, based on Steven Berkoff’s play, brings dark humour to the Festival Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

August 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

★★★☆☆ Well-performed but jumbled:
VoiceArc’s sci-fi reworking of Don Giovanni, at Broughton St Mary’s Church to Sunday, lifts itself on the voices of its talented performers despite some questionable set design.

May 14, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Its tiny paws are frozen

Its tiny paws are frozen

Canine casting call for La Boheme:
Ellen Kent’s Opera & Ballet International is looking for a small dog to appear on stage at the Playhouse during its production of La Boheme on Thursday March 30.

March 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Trial

The Trial

★★★★☆ Brutal:
Dark, brooding and brutal, Scottish Opera’s take on Kafka’s The Trial, catches several areas of resonance and delivers a piece which is as glorious as it it is forbidding.

February 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Figaro’s back

Figaro’s back

VoiceArc’s final dates for Le Nozze:
Edinburgh-based opera company VoiceArc is giving its production of Le Nozze di Figaro one last spin around the block, this coming Monday and Tuesday, 19/20 December 2016.

December 15, 2016 | By | Reply More