Please find details of all upcoming Supporters' Events below. For further information, please contact Anne Higgins on 0141 242 0599 (office hours) or email

January

  1. DIRECTOR'S PRESENTATION - John Adams' Nixon in China

    Scottish Opera Production Studios, 40 Edington Street, G4 9RD 

    Tue 21 Jan 2020, 6.45pm-9pm

    Tickets: £30 per person including drinks, finger food, and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set. 

    John Fulljames, Director of Opera at the Royal Danish Theatre, talks about directing this iconic work, inspired by Nixon's much-publicised visit to China in 1972. Acclaimed Portuguese conductor Joana Carneiro joins him to discuss the huge range of sounds in this eclectic score. Members of the cast will give a preview of the music. 

    A co-production with The Royal Danish theatre and Teatro Real Madrid 

  2. Opera Study Day: Nixon in China

    Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

    Sat 25 Jan 2020, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, and include lunch with wine. 

    Nixon in China, introduced by Hugh Macdonald, Co-director, Lammermuir Festival

February

  1. DIRECTOR’S PRESENTATION: Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Scottish Opera Production Studios, 40 Edington Street, Glasgow G4 9RD

    Tue 25 Feb 2020, 6.45-9pm

     

    Tickets: £30 per person including drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set. 

    Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of the Citizens' Theatre, returns to Scottish Opera to direct, and talks about his Shakespearean expertise and how he plans to bring together fairies, magic and comedy in an otherworldly blend of imagination and reality. Stuart Stratford, conductor, talks through Britten's atmospheric music. members of the cats will give a preview of the music.

    A new co-production supported by the Alexander Gibson Circle

March

  1. Opera Study Day: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

    Sat 7 Mar 2020, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, including lunch with wine

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, introduced by Dr Michael Downes, Director of  Music at The University of St Andrews

April

  1. DIRECTOR’S PRESENTATION: Gilbert & Sullivan's The Gondoliers

    Scottish Opera Production Studios, 40 Edington Street, Glasgow G4 9RD

    Thu 16 Apr 2020, 6.45-9pm

     

    Tickets: £30 per person including drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet the speakers and see the set. 

    Stuart Maunder, Artistic Director at State Opera Australia, discusses his vision in bringing this sunny, funny opera to stage.  Head of Music at Scottish Opera and G&S aficionado, Derek Clark, talks about the music he will conduct, which is packed with favourites including the 'Regular Royal Queen' quartet. Members of the cast will give a preview of the music. 

    A new co-production with D'oly Carte Opera and State Opera South Australia
    Supported by Scottish Opera's Play A Supporting Role Appeal

  2. OPERA STUDY DAY: The Gondoliers

    Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

    Sat 25 Apr 2020, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Tickets: £25 per person, and include lunch with wine. 

    The Gondoliers, introduced by Dr Myra Souter, former lecturer at the Universities Of Aberdeen, Glasgow and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland