Our Emerging Artists Programme

You can next watch Emerging Artists Catriona Hewitson (soprano), Shengzhi Ren (tenor) and Arthur Bruce (baritone) in our upcoming filmed concert L'elisir d'amore, premiering June 2021. 


Supported by: The Robertson Trust, Idlewild Trust, Elizabeth Salvesen & Scottish Opera’s Emerging Artists Benefactors. Find out more.

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 repetiteur, a costume trainee and a composer-in-residence.

Find further information about the programme here.

Season 2020/21 artists: 

Soprano Catriona Hewitson

Mezzo soprano Margo Arsane

Tenor Shengzhi Ren

Baritone Arthur Bruce 

Repetiteur Toby Hession

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