LAURA ZIGMANTAITE pic croppedMezzo-soprano Laura Zigmanaitė makes her Scottish Opera début singing Flora Bervoix in La Traviata at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on October 19. A revival of David McVicar’s production, there are performances on tour until November 30 conducted by David Parry and Dane Lam. This is the first of Laura’s roles as a Scottish Opera Emerging Artist this season.

Kate Howder - Mezzo soprano c.Robert WorkmanMezzo Kate Howden will feature in Opera Passion Day on October 19 from 14:00 on BBC Arts Digital. when
Scottish Opera presents live performances of arias from The Pearl Fishers, The Coronation of Poppea and The Gondoliers from Bowmore on the Isle of Islay in the Inner Hebrides.

Simon Bejer at the V & A

October 18, 2017

Rinaldo theatre for V&A Opera - Passion, Power and PoliticsSimon Bejer has designed a working mechanical theatre based on historical technologies and original descriptions of the premiere of Handel’s opera Rinaldo in 1711 for the 2017 V&A exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. The exhibition is open until until February 25, 2018.