Since we posted online teaching resources earlier this month from our popular primary schools production, Fever!, 14,000 people from LA to Beijing, Thurso to Brisbane have downloaded songs and movement routines to take part in the at-home opera. It will culminate in a performance on 22 June that will be streamed live on You Tube, led by the professional singers of Fever! We will also be encouraging those participating to share videos and photos, and will create a video montage from these submissions to share on our social media channels.
NEW ‘SPOTLIGHT ON…’ FEATURE LAUNCHED ON SCOTTISH OPERA WEBSITE TO DELVE DEEPER INTO THE COMPANY’S MOST POPULAR PRODUCTIONS
Whilst we may be unable at the moment to bring our productions to the stage, audiences can now view photos, programme articles and film footage from some of our most popular shows over the years in our new ‘Spotlight on…’ feature on our website.
Scottish Opera’s Head of Props joins forces with other makers from Scottish film and theatre to design visors for the NHS
Marian Colquhoun, our Head of Props, has established a group called SuperVISORS, consisting of ten volunteers who are working unpaid in their spare time, to make over 2000 disposable visors a week for the NHS.
Anthropocene, our gripping work commissioned from composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh, triumphed in the Large Scale New Work category at this year’s Scottish Awards for New Music.
Our wardrobe department, led by Lorna Price, are working flat out, to make hundreds of sets of scrubs which will be distributed by the group For the Love of Scrubs to frontline NHS workers. GP practices, hospitals and other types of practice can request scrubs be sent directly to them at https://www.fortheloveofscrubs.scot/need-scrubs. Please share this link to those who need it.