Scottish Opera’s 2017/18 Season includes a world premiere, a Scottish premiere, four new productions and appearances at the Edinburgh International Festival, Manchester International Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The highlights include:
New productions of Ariadne auf Naxos, Eugene Onegin, Greek and Pagliacci (The Clowns)
A hugely anticipated revival of Sir David McVicar’s 2008 production of Verdi’s La traviata
Scottish Opera’s first production of Jonathan Dove’s Flight
The world premiere of BambinO, an opera for babies by Scottish Opera Composer in Residence, Lliam Paterson, directed by Phelim McDermott: at Manchester International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and in Glasgow
Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Greek at 2017 Edinburgh International Festival and in Glasgow next year
Four concerts featuring rarely-performed Russian operas in The Sunday Series: Opera in Concert, curated by Music Director Stuart Stratford, including the Scottish premiere of Rachmaninov’s Francesca da Rimini
Scotland’s first floating opera house as Pop-up Opera takes to the waves
For a more detailed overview of what’s coming up at Scottish Opera, see the new season brochure here.