Scottish Opera and Opera Ventures’ co-production of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Greek had its American premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) this month.
PARTICIPANTS FROM SCOTTISH OPERA’S INTERGENERATIONAL MUSIC-MAKING PROGRAMME SPINNING SONGS PERFORM AT RE-OPENING OF ABERDEEN’S MUSIC HALL
Nursery and primary pupils and care home residents who have been taking part in Spinning Songs, Scottish Opera’s unique, intergenerational music-making programme, performed at Aberdeen’s newly re-opened Music Hall on Saturday 8 December.
‘Look and Look Again’ by Scottish visual artist Fraser Taylor was unveiled on Wednesday 28 November at the Theatre Royal Glasgow, bringing to a close the 150th Anniversary celebrations.
Lliam Paterson, former Scottish Opera Composer in Residence, has written the score for a new documentary called ‘A Symphony in Stone.’ Members of The Orchestra of Scottish Opera perform Lliam’s music in the 60-minute programme which ‘celebrates and explains Glasgow’s stunning cityscape and architecture.’
Scottish Opera won two awards at the Sunday Herald Culture Awards which took place at SWG3 in Glasgow on Thursday 12 July. Former Scottish Opera Emerging Artist, Catherine Backhouse, won Best Musical Artist and John Liddell, Head of Costume, was presented with the Behind the Scenes Award.