Please browse below for details of our upcoming Supporters' events. 

December

  1. CHRISTMAS PARTY

    Festival Theatre Edinburgh, 13/29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9FT

    Sun 10 Dec 2017, 3pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, including drinks and nibbles

     Enjoy an afternoon performance from Scottish Opera’s 2017/18 Emerging Artists.

January

  1. DIRECTOR'S PRESENTATION - Mark-Anthony Turnage's Greek

    The Rankine Hall, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT

    Wed 17 Jan 2017, 6.45pm

    Tickets: £25 per person including drinks, finger food, and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set. 

    Director Joe Hill-Gibbons and conductor Stuart Stratford, Music Director at Scottish Opera, give their thoughts on Turnage's anarchic, provocative opera. Cast members Alex Otterburn, Susan Bullock, Allison Cook and Henry Waddington give a taste of the music. 

    A new Scottish Opera and Opera Ventures co-production. 

  2. DIRECTOR'S PRESENTATION - Jonathan Dove's Flight

    Scottish Opera Production Studios, 40 Edington Street, Glasgow G4 9RD 

    Tue 23 Jan 2017, 6.45pm      

    Tickets: £25 per person and include drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set. 

    Director Stephen Barlow talks about how he has re-imagined this life-affirming opera, and conductor Stuart Stratford discusses Dove's vividly inventive score. Victoria Simmonds (Minkswoman) sings. 

    Production originates from Investec Opera Holland Park | Supported by Dunard Fund

     

February

  1. DIRECTOR’S PRESENTATION - R. Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos

    Tue 27 Feb 2017, 6.45pm

     

    Tickets: £25 per person including drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set 

    Following his five star Rusalka in 2016, director and designer Antony McDonald is back with a new production of R. Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. He reveals the thought behind his designs and conductor Brad Cohen talks about Strauss' sublime score. Mardi Byres (Ariadne) sings.

    Supported by The Scottish Opera Syndicate

  2. Opera Study Day: Flight

    Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

    Sat 3 Feb 2018, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, and include lunch with wine. 

    Flight, introduced by Director Michael Dawes. 

March

  1. DIRECTOR'S PRESENTATION - Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin

    Scottish Opera Production Studios, 40 Edington Street, Glasgow G4 9RD

    Wed 21 Mar 2018, 6.45pm

    Tickets: £25 including drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set.

    Director Oliver Mears talks through the inspiration behind this new production, and conductor Stuart Stratford discusses Tchaikovsky's radiant score. Samuel Dale Johnson (Onegin) and Natalya Romaniw (Tatyana) give a taste of the music.

    Supported by the Alexander Gibson Circle & Scottish Opera's Play a Supporting Role appeal. 

  2. Opera Study Day: Ariadne auf Naxos

    Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

    Sat 10 Mar, 10.30am-3.30pm 

    Tickets: £25 per person, including lunch with wine

    Ariadne auf Naxos, introduced by Derek Watson.

     

  3. Opera Study Day: Eugene Onegin

    Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

    Sat 24 Mar, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, including lunch with wine

    Eugene Onegin, introduced by Dr Myra Soutar

May

  1. Lunch and listen: Aberdeen

    The Royal Northern and University Club, 9 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, AB10 1YE

    Sat 12 May, 12.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, including lunch with wine

    Jonathan Swinard, chorus master, Eugene Onegin.

  2. Lunch and Listen: Edinburgh

    Festival Theatre Edinburgh, 13/29 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9FT

    Sat 26 May, 12.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, including buffet lunch with wine

    Enjoy a performance from Scottish Opera Emerging Artist Catherine Backhouse (Mezzo-soprano)