Scottish Opera

EIF REVIEW – American Lulu


Lulu is bold and amoral, her character proud and unflinching through the events of 50s, 60s and 70s America, where Scottish Opera and The Opera Group’s Amercian Lulu is set. Siren-like, she bewitches then toys with the men (and women) who sail too close to her spell, before her past ultimately catches up with her […]

REVIEW – Scottish Opera, The Flying Dutchman, Edinburgh Festival Theatre


By Jen Mcgregor There is one very important reason why you must see Scottish Opera’s current production of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, and her name is Rachel Nicholls. Her voice is glorious, a rich dramatic sound with incredible sweetness. The opera is well sung throughout, but Nicholls’ Senta is a clear stand-out and her singing […]

PREVIEW – The Barber of Seville, Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera bring their acclaimed and popular production of The Barber of Seville to the Edinburgh Festival Theatre this week, with performances of Rossini’s classic on the 15th, 17th and 19th of November. Tenor Thomas Walker plays Count Almaviva, matched by Claire Booth’s soprano turn as Rosina with Ville Rusanen as Figaro, in a production […]