Scottish Opera Announces Further Online Sessions of Breath Cycle Project

In October2021, Scottish Opera (SO) launched a new project named Breath Cycle that’s aimed at benefiting those suffering from a range of conditions affecting lung health, in particular Long Covid. Following its success in its first term, with participants reporting improvement in a range of areas, such as anxiety, loneliness and confidence in addition toContinue reading “Scottish Opera Announces Further Online Sessions of Breath Cycle Project”

Scotland Wide Tour of Opera Highlights to Local Venues Planned for Early 2022

This February, Scottish Opera sets off on a nationwide tour of a new vaudeville-inspiredOpera Highlights that will visit 18 local venues, going as far as theOuter Hebrides. Starting on 8th February at Websters Theatre in Glasgow’s West End, the tour will visit venues in Birnam, Midmar, Fochabers, Tain, Wick, Harris, North Uist, Isle of Barra,Continue reading “Scotland Wide Tour of Opera Highlights to Local Venues Planned for Early 2022”

Love Singing Celebrates New Collaborations with Launch of Commissioned Songs

Love Singing is a community engagement initiative produced by Love Music and aimed at promoting and supporting creative, healthy singing communities across Scotland.  Available for all choirs to access free of charge, it has launched five new songs for choirs across Scotland and beyond, formed through 5 new collaborations. Love Music’s community choir at the UsherContinue reading “Love Singing Celebrates New Collaborations with Launch of Commissioned Songs”

Online Highlights of the Latest Season from the Soundhouse Organisation

The Soundhouse Organisation returned to its spiritual home this autumn with its Back @ the Trav season, a series of ten live gigs showcasing the foremost talents in folk, jazz and Americana. Now audiences can experience the season in full with a special highlights video, recorded live at the performances in Traverse 1. Featuring tracks from 12Continue reading “Online Highlights of the Latest Season from the Soundhouse Organisation”

Advent Sees Scottish Ensemble Perform Scotland Wide Concerts by Candlelight

This December Scottish Ensemble will take its annual Concerts by Candlelight on tour to locations across Scotland for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking place at venues in Aberdeen, Inverness, Perth, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, Concerts by Candlelight: Music for Warmth and Restoration is a pre-Christmas musical feast set against a backdrop ofContinue reading “Advent Sees Scottish Ensemble Perform Scotland Wide Concerts by Candlelight”

Live in Leith Returns with Scottish Performers Streamed Live from Leith Theatre

Spring 2021 saw the return of Live in Leith and on the weekend of 6th – 7th November 2021 it will stream on DICE when it will host Scottish Album of the Year nominee Lizzie Reid and one of the key voices in Scottish rap Wester Hailes’ Last of The Old School (LOTOS) who recentlyContinue reading “Live in Leith Returns with Scottish Performers Streamed Live from Leith Theatre”

Top Jazz Singer Kurt Elling and SNJO Build Apparition Bridge

Works by the late Esbjorn Svennson, Danish bassist Anne Mette Iversen, Paris-based Ivorian drummer Anne Pacéo, and Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek feature in Apparition Bridge, a celebration of European jazz music by Kurt Elling and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, which tours Scotland from November 18 to 21. Elling, who will be singing recently writtenContinue reading “Top Jazz Singer Kurt Elling and SNJO Build Apparition Bridge”

Brian Molley Quartet Launch New Album

Internationally acclaimed Scottish group the Brian Molley Quartet release their third album, Modern Traditions on Friday 3rd December on BGMM Records. They will play a launch gig at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh as part of the Soundhouse season there on Sunday 7th November. Featuring the quartet’s trademark blend of jazz and world music, Modern Traditions againContinue reading “Brian Molley Quartet Launch New Album”

Scottish Opera Again Teams up with  Disney Musicals in Schools 

Scottish Opera (SO) and Disney Musicals in Schools (DMiS) are collaborating to give five Scottish primary schools the opportunity to learn and produce their own Disney KIDS musical and then have the opportunity to perform two special shows at the Theatre Royal Glasgow and in their own schools. DMiS launched in London in 2016, afterContinue reading “Scottish Opera Again Teams up with  Disney Musicals in Schools ”

Scottish Opera Spring and Summer Programme to Feature Old and New Productions 

Following a busy year of both indoor and outdoor performances, Scottish Opera (SO) is announcing a full and varied 2022 Spring and Summer programme. Opening on 22nd February is a new production of Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of Citizens Theatre, who brings his Shakespearean expertise in theContinue reading “Scottish Opera Spring and Summer Programme to Feature Old and New Productions ”