Opera in Concert

National Opera Studio

Supported by Scottish Opera Endowment Trust

This year, Scottish Opera, English National Opera and the National Opera Studio are working in partnership, culminating in the young artists’ week-long residency with Scottish Opera and a performance at the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, accompanied by The Orchestra of Scottish Opera. After the success of last Season’s From Russia with Love, the opera stars of the future present a showcase on the set of Anthropocene.



Fidelio – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Duet: ‘Jetzt, Schätzchen, jetzt sind wir allein’
Quartet: ‘Mir ist so wunderbar’

Carmen – Georges Bizet (1838–75)
Card Trio

The Rape of Lucretia – Benjamin Britten
Spinning Scene

Peter Grimes – Benjamin Britten (1913–76)
Duet: ‘And do you prefer the storm to Auntie’s parlour and the rum?’

Rodelinda – Georg Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
Aria: ‘Tuo drudo è mio rivale’
Recitative and duet: ‘Non ti bastò, consorte . . . Io t’abbraccio’

Il barbiere di Siviglia – Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)
Recitative and duet: ‘Ma bravi! ma benone! . . . Dunque io son’

Le nozze di Figaro – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91)
Duet: ‘Crudel! perchè finora’

L’elisir d’amore – Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
Recitative and duet: ‘Una parola, o Adina . . . Chiedi all’aura lusinghiera’

Così fan tutte – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recitative and duet: ‘Oh che bella giornata . . . Il core vi dono’
Duet: ‘Fra gli amplessi’


Running time approx. 1 hr 20 mins


Cast & Creative Team

Ana-Maria Bacanu, Charlie Drummond, Frances du Plessis

Margo Arsane, Marvic Monreal, Beth Moxon

JungKwon Jang

Robert Barbaro, Ben Smith, Adam Temple-Smith

Nicholas Mogg, Jake Muffett

Emily Hooker, William Green, Benedict Kearns, Michael Papadopoulos

Charles Peebles

Orpha Phelan

King's Theatre, Edinburgh 
1 Feb 2019, 6pm