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

September

  1. Supper with Sarah-Jane Davies, Head of Casting

    Malmaison, 278 West George St, Glasgow G2 4LL

    Wed 27 Sep 2017, 7.30pm

    Tickets: £50 per person per supper

    Join us in the private dining room at Glasgow's iconic Malmaison Hotel. Head of Casting, Sarah-Jane Davies gives insight into her role. Laura Zeigmantaite, Flora Bervoix - La traviata, sings. 

October

  1. Supper with Andrew Storer, Technical Director

    Malmaison, 1 Tower Place, Edinburgh EH6 7BZ

    Wed 4 Oct 2017, 7.30pm

    Tickets: £50  per person per supper. 

    Join us at Malmaison Edinburgh, at the waterfront at Leith, in their private dining room. Andrew Storer, Technical Director at Scottish Opera, talks about the massive undertaking of building sets for our productions. Anush Hovhannisyan, Violetta Valery - La Traviata, sings. 

     

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

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.