Support Us

Scottish Opera is proud to have the support of many individuals who help us bring opera to the stage across Scotland, whilst they discover more about how we work behind the scenes. There are a number of ways you can choose to support our work and artists.

FRIENDS OF SCOTTISH OPERA

For more information and to join, contact: 

Anne Higgins
Friends Manager

0141 242 0599

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Our Friends support us from £45 each year, helping us take opera from Stranraer to Shetland and back again. And you can enjoy a range of opportunities to get closer to Scottish Opera, including study days, talks, rehearsals, recitals and opera holidays.

You can join online or download a donation formYou can also set up a direct debit over the phone by calling Anne Higgins.

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Alexander Gibson Circle

For more information, contact: 

Grace Lyon
Patrons Manager

0141 242 0594

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Named in honour of Scottish Opera’s founder, the members of the Alexander Gibson Circle support one of our productions every year and enjoy behind-the-scenes events and news. You can become a Patron from £15 per month.

You can join online or download a donation form. You can also set up a direct debit over the phone by calling Grace Lyon.

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EDUCATION ANGELS

For more information, contact: 

Grace Lyon
Patrons Manager

0141 242 0594

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We’ve been taking opera to people of all ages across Scotland for over 50 years.  From very first experiences of live performance to those who have seen it all, our ground-breaking Education team is there every step of the way.  Our Education Angels help to make their work possible.

You can donate online, or download a donation form. You can also set up a direct debit over the phone by calling Grace Lyon.

Find out more about what our Education team are up to.

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Gifts in Memory and in your WIll

For more information contact:

Nicola Smith
Head of Donor Development

0141 242 0598

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Celebrate a life by supporting Scottish Opera

Perhaps you’ve lost a special person who had a lifelong affection for opera or perhaps you’ve lost a friend who shared your own passion for opera: in either case, giving a gift to Scottish Opera in their memory is an uplifting way to celebrate a life, while sharing their passion with a new generation.

There are a number of ways to make a gift in memory or leave a gift in your Will to Scottish Opera.

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OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT SCOTTISH OPERA

For more information, contact:

Grace Lyon
Patrons Manager

0141 242 0594

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Interested in new work?  We firmly believe in investing in the future of opera, and have supported some fabulous new commissions in recent years with more to come. Our New Commissions Circle supports the creation and performance of new opera - contact us to find out more about how to support this exciting area of our work – at any level. You can donate online, or contact Grace Lyon for further information.

Want to support new talent? Our Emerging Artist Benefactors help us give young artists, including singers, directors, composers and costume trainees,  the opportunity of a  lifetime – a period of full-time work with the Company to help them launch their careers. You can donate onlinedownload a donation form or find out more about our Emerging Artists.

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Contact Us

For more information on ways to support our work, contact Scottish Opera’s Fundraising and Sponsorship department:

Call: 0141 242 0593
Email: Supportus@scottishopera.org.uk