Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information

As of March 16th, the Scottish Government advises a policy to protect the capacity of our public services, advising that organisers should cancel or postpone all mass events of 500 people or more – indoors or outdoors. Below is an ongoing list of Scottish Theatre & events venues which have provided their stance on the … Continue reading Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information

Nixon in China – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/6jDurgnkqAI Opera by John Adams, Liberetto by Alice Goodman Directed by John Fulljames Gorbachev & Reegan, Putin & al Assad, Blair & Bush, Johnston & the highest bidder - throughout history, politicians have had their images emblazoned with that of another. None quite so unexpected as Richard Nixon and Mao Tse-tung, Chairman of the Communist … Continue reading Nixon in China – Festival Theatre

Tosca – The Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/dyQx7H4fXh8 Opera created by Giacomo Puccini to a libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Revival Direction by Jonathan Cocker Leader of The Orchestra of Scottish Opera - Anthony Moffat Conducted by Stuart Stratford Puccini’s melodramatic masterpiece Tosca has it all; corruption, lust, heartbreak and the bureaucracy of history. Shifting the timeframe into the 20th century, there is still … Continue reading Tosca – The Festival Theatre

Forget Me Not – Royal Lyceum Theatre

Piano & Conduction by Barrie Kosky Performed by Komische Oper Berlin  When it comes to Yiddish culture, it’s true what they say – they made Hollywood. They built Broadway. There is not a composer or lyricist creating today in Western culture who was not, indirectly or otherwise, influenced in some way by Yiddish musicians, singers … Continue reading Forget Me Not – Royal Lyceum Theatre

Amadeus & The Bard – National Museum of Scotland

https://youtu.be/MQ_xOcDcHoM Director & Creator - Mary McCluskey Musical Director - Karen MacIver Based on the works of Robert Burns and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Two champions of their time, etching a significant mark on history few can claim, Robert Burns and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived hundreds of miles apart, but an intense connection in their works … Continue reading Amadeus & The Bard – National Museum of Scotland