Connect Company 

For 16 to 21 year olds


Do you have a passion for performance?


Want to find out what you’re capable of? Whether you’re an aspiring singer, instrumental musician or budding stage manager, Scottish Opera Connect could be for you. Join our year-long workshop programme, make music, create performances, meet new friends and take your talent to the next level.


Connect is made up of Connect Chorus, Connect Orchestra and Connect Stage Management, and is a unique programme which gives you the chance to develop your knowledge, technique and skills with the help of Scotland’s top opera professionals.


Apply now for 2017/18!


Download the Connect 2017/18 leaflet


Connect Chorus 

Connect Stage Management 

Connect Orchestra 


As a member of Connect, you’ll attend a varied programme of evening and weekend workshops and work with a range of opera professionals including composers, conductors, directors, designers, choreographers, stage managers and singer. You’ll get the chance to take part in masterclasses mentored by international guest artists, as well as to perform and stage manage a fully staged opera production at the end of term. And once you join, it’s not just a one off – you can stay on with your friends and develop year on year.



Our 2016/17 Connect Company will be presenting their end of season performance in April 2017 - book your tickets now!


Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas 

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
8 & 9 Apr 2017
On sale now



Connect Company Patron: Nicky Spence


Supported by The Bellahouston Bequest Fund, Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust and Scottish Opera's Education Angels.