Image Fraser Band
Image Fraser Band

Scottish Opera Popping-Up Around Scotland

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Pop-up Opera

Glasgow, Inverness, Edinburgh, Aberdeen
Other

Scottish Opera is back on the road with Pop-up Opera, featuring three half-hour shows for audiences of all ages. All the drama of grand opera on a miniature scale is presented in intimate open-air performances brought to life by a storyteller, instrumentalists and two singers against a backdrop of specially-created illustrations.

This year’s shows include scaled-down versions of two classic comedies – Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, both featuring Count Almaviva’s attempts to thwart Figaro’s marriage to the serving maid Susannah, and the children’s mini-opera Be a Sport, Spike!, featuring the world’s greatest sportsman who can run faster, jump higher and swim further than anyone. But can he sing…?

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