Scottish Opera’s Community Choir were not going to let the Coronavirus stop them from singing, as they came together online to ensure their practice could continue.
Fresh from its European premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival last summer, we were delighted to take Missy Mazzoli’s Breaking the Waves to the Adelaide Festival earlier this month.
Scottish Opera trucks, normally used for moving sets from our shows to and from theatres, have been repurposed to help restock supermarkets during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Dear friends, with the coronavirus pandemic causing the closure of theatres, it is with the greatest regret that all performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Gondoliers, along with all other concerts, small-scale performances and events are now cancelled until further notice.
In line with advice from the Scottish Government and the announcement from Capital Theatres earlier today that all performances at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh are postponed, it is with great sadness that we have to cancel our run of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre on 31 March, 2 and 4 April.