Review: La Bohème May10

Review: La Bohème

Scottish Opera Theatre Royal, Glasgow – Thu 11 May to Sat 20 May His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen – Thu 25 May to Sat 27 May Festival Theatre, Edinburgh – Wed 31 May to Sat 10 Jun Eden Court, Inverness – Tue 13 Jun to Sat 17 Jun (4 / 5) The scenes of 1920s Paris...

Review: Dido and Aeneas Apr11

Review: Dido and Aen...

Scottish Opera Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock – Apr 8th to Apr 9th (3 / 5) Prince Aeneas sets out to build a great empire in Rome but finds himself shipwrecked in Carthage where he falls in love with Dido, the widowed Queen. But all is not well. There are those to whom fair Dido is foul...

Review: Bluebeard’s Castle and The 8th Door Mar29

Review: Bluebeard...

Scottish Opera Theatre Royal, Glasgow – Wed 29 Mar to Sat 1 Apr Festival Theatre, Edinburgh – Wed 5 Apr to Sat 8 Apr (3 / 5) Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók Bluebeard’s castle contains seven doors and behind them lie unknown wonders – but the magnificent jewels of his...

Review: The Trial Jan24

Review: The Trial

Scottish Opera Until January 28th at Theatre Royal (4 / 5) Despite being based on a novel that was written over a century ago, Scottish Opera’s The Trial directed by Michael McCarthy is just as relevant today. For anyone who is unfamiliar with Kafka’s story, it tells the tale of Josef K...

Review: The Marriage of Figaro Nov12

Review: The Marriage...

Scottish Opera Until November 19th at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh (4 / 5) The Marriage of Figaro is perhaps one of the wittiest buffa (comic) operas. Full of unexpected twists and clever turns, the story’s slapstick shenanigans of trickery must surely delight. Mozart’s score, lead...