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Events November 27, 2017

A Highland Highball

Here’s the ultimate festive cocktail!   Choose your favourite peated whisky and serve with with ice, rosemary syrup and Highland Spring Sparkling water for this festive cocktail.   Ingredients For […]

Culture November 3, 2017

The Final Bow

The cast of Scottish Opera’s Opera Highlights take their final bow, and soprano Lucy Hall looks back on the whirlwind tour   Where to begin? We are approaching the end […]

Culture October 19, 2017

An Evolving Opera

The different locations on the Opera Highlights tour changes the experience for both the audience and the cast, writes William Morgan…   From the outset I was looking forward to […]

Culture October 11, 2017

Words from the Composer

Scottish Opera’s Composer in Residence, Samuel Bordoli, explains how the concept for Opera Highlights came about…   As a composer, I do most of my work pre-production, so it’s been a […]

Culture October 3, 2017

A Tourbus With A View

Opera Highlights Music Director Liz Rowe reflects on the first week on the road with Scottish Opera   I can’t believe it’s the end of our first full week of […]

Culture September 26, 2017

Rehearse, Rinse, Repeat

Mezzo-soprano Kate Howden tells us about the journey from the Opera Highlights script to a Musselburgh stage…   It’s been a very busy past three weeks in Glasgow and we are […]

Culture September 21, 2017

Opera Highlights

Scottish Opera’s popular Opera Highlights tour is back – and we’re going behind the scenes!   Members of Scottish Opera are packing up their costumes to travel the length and […]

Culture September 21, 2017

Meet The Cast

The Opera Highlights tour is a chance for everyone to get a taste for the famous arias!   First-time attendees and seasoned opera fans alike can enjoy an extremely varied […]

Culture September 13, 2017

Behind The Scenes At Mary King’s Close

The famous 17th-century close off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile has a new tale to tell   Visitor attraction The Real Mary King’s Close boasts one of the most interesting sites in […]

Culture August 31, 2017

Queensferry Crossing Facts!

The third Forth bridge has now opened to the public…   Finishing touches were still being added to the Firth of Forth’s newest crossing when members of The Scots Magazine […]


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