Our Emerging Artists Programme

Our Emerging Artists programme gives young artists the opportunity of a lifetime – a period of full-time work with the Company to help them launch their careers. Initially set up to nurture outstanding young singers, the programme now includes positions for a director, a repetiteur, a costume trainee and a composer-in-residence.

Season 2016/17 artists are:

Soprano Hazel McBain
(The John Mather Charitable Trust Scottish Opera Emerging Artist)

Mezzo-soprano Emma Kerr
(The Robertson Trust Scholarship Scottish Opera Emerging Artist)

Tenor Elgan Llyr Thomas

Director Jim Manganello

Repetiteur Maria Struckova
(The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scottish Opera Emerging Artist Repetiteur) 

Costume Trainee Beth Hicks
(The Elizabeth Salvesen Costume Trainee)

Composer Lliam Paterson

Our Emerging Artists Benefactors are investing in the future of talented young people in Scotland. Find out more.

Meet the Class of 2016