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Culture October 11, 2016

Elixir: On the Road

Elgan Llyr Thomas gives us an insight into what Scottish Opera‘s cast and crew of Elixir get up to in their spare time.   Phew! Well, so far we have visited: Elgin […]

Events October 11, 2016

The Story Of Whisky

A new three-part TV series is taking an in-depth look at Scotland’s national drink   Steeped in the heritage and history of Scotland, Scotch whisky is also a hard-nosed, multi-billion-pound […]

Culture October 6, 2016

Somme100 On Screen

Original Battle of the Somme motion picture embarks on centenary tour   Newly-released films nowadays generate huge interest as well as huge box-office receipts. However, can any compare to the Imperial […]

Culture October 4, 2016

Elixir: From Sketch To Stage

Our second blog is from Oliver Townsend, the Designer on The Elixir of Love   I have very fond memories of working with the Scottish Opera costume team on Rodelinda back […]

Culture October 4, 2016

Elixir: From Sketch To Stage 2

Over to Catriona Muir and Alice McKay, Assistant Stage Managers, who work their magic on tour to keep The Elixir as beautifully realised as the day it opened.   It’s 9am on […]

Culture September 27, 2016

Curtain Up on The Elixir Of Love!

Soprano Hazel McBain reflects on opening night and the initial audience reaction to Scottish Opera’s The Elixir Of Love   We have had our opening night, and what an opening night it […]

Culture September 27, 2016

Find Your Time in Scotland

Scottish Archaeology Month showcases our rich history through mediums to pique everyone’s interest   What’s your hobby? Do you like trains? How about castles? Maybe it’s a walk in the […]

Culture September 27, 2016

Lammermuir In Review

Garry Fraser gives us the lowdown on the concerts at this year’s Lammermuir Festival   Beautiful music in beautiful places is the catch-phrase of the Lammermuir Festival. I would say it’s […]


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