Performing Arts News

Join us as we highlight the news from the world of music, opera, dance theatre and film.

Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera Issues a Primary Challenge

Scottish Opera and University of Edinburgh are seeking a Challenge Respondent to help harness data and develop a digital evaluation tool for Scottish Opera’s long-established Primary Schools Tour.

Knights Theatre - Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day. Illustration Jamie Max

The Scottish Story of a True Social Pioneer

As part of International Women’s Day, Dundee-based theatre company Knight’s Theatre is celebrating the legacy of the 20th-century Labour MP and Scottish political pioneer Jennie Lee.

Brunton Theatre's Magic of Mendelssohn: Balazs Renczes (cello), Abigail Young (violin) and Graeme McNaught (piano)

The Brunton Brings On The Music

From its Musselburgh, East Lothian base, The Brunton is presenting a series of three concerts (streamed as live) in partnership with the Lammermuir Festival and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, allowing music-lovers to enjoy concerts in their homes.

An Tobar presents Strange Rocks by Oliver Emmanuel

An Tobar Plays Again Online

An Tobar on the Isle of Mull is repeating two plays first presented last October as part of its Emergence season which were staged and filmed for a digital run.

Celtic Connections

Glasgow Makes the Connection Online

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival has announced its full programme of top-quality online events with renowned performers.

Screenshot of The King's Theatre Edinburgh 360deg Tour

View the King’s in 360 Degrees

Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre has published its first interactive walk-through allowing you to explore front and backstage of the historic venue.

Field Music, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, 01 02 20

Glasgow Makes the Connection Online

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival is set to go ‘digital-first’ in January, with a full programme of top-quality events with renowned performers, set to be announced on 2nd Dec.

Rishan Benjamin on set for Frontiers, part of Scottish Ballet's Digital Season

Scottish Ballet is Keeping the Lights on

Proving that limitations can actually be a boon to creativity, Scottish Ballet have been busy developing and extending their range of community projects throughout the

Scottish Ensemble

Scottish Ensemble’s Tumbling Song

The Scottish Ensemble is inviting the public to contribute to a new piece of music based on one of composer Pauline Oliveros’ 1971 Sonic Meditations.