The Orchestra of Scottish Opera

For more information, contact

Jay Allen
Orchestra & Concerts Director

0141 242 0561 / 07802 607700

Contact The Orchestra of Scottish Opera

The Orchestra of Scottish Opera is available for hire, for private or corporate events, studio recording sessions, concerts, ballet, festivals and tours or in smaller groups such as brass ensembles, wind or string quartets and as soloists.

As well as playing in all of the company's main and medium scale productions, the Orchestra has also worked with artists from a wide range of musical genres including Lou Reed, Marti Pellow, Eddi Reader, Nicola Benedetti, Alfie Boe and  Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain.

It also regularly works with choral unions and societies around Scotland.

Read more about Costumes for hire

Costumes for hire

Need a Christmas outfit with a difference? Our Costume Hire Department has more than 10,000 items in store, created by our skilled Costume staff.

Read more about Commission our workshops

Commission our workshops

Our highly skilled production artisans work on a wide variety of external projects, and our workshops can be commissioned by external clients.

Read more about Hire instruments and equipment

Hire instruments and equipment

Orchestral instruments and equipment are available for professional hire, and our experienced orchestra technicians / drivers and orchestra truck can also be hired to help.

Read more about The D'Oyly Carte music hire library

The D'Oyly Carte music hire library

Now managed by Scottish Opera, the D’Oyly Carte Music Hire Library specialises in providing Gilbert & Sullivan orchestral parts and musical material to performing societies and organisations across Europe.