Schedule

2020

16th, 18th, 20th & 22nd May

Dialogues des Carmélites

By Francis Poulenc

Role: Blanche de la Force

Conductor: Philippe Forget
Venue: Athenaeum Theatre (RCS)

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2019

28th & 30th November

MMus Opera Scenes

Jessica will perform the roles of Norina, Don Pasquale (Donizetti) and Marzelline, Fidelio (Beethoven)

A showcase of entertaining and varied opera scenes.

Directed by Mark Hathaway
Venue:
Alexander Gibson Opera Studio, RCS.

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16th November

Private concert

16th October

RCS Vocal Recital – Liberté

Join the Alexander Gibson Opera School from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in the first of three concerts throughout our season commemorating the 230th anniversary of the French Revolution and exploring the themes of Liberty, Equality, and Friendship. In this first concert, students from the Opera School will be performing a selection of songs and arias around the theme of liberty.

Venue: Westbourne Music, Merchants House, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1BA Time: 1-2pm

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14th & 15th June

Le Nozze di Figaro

By Mozart/da Ponte

Role: Susanna

In a change to the traditional format of the spring scenes, we shall be presenting a potted version of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Using a minimum of props, set and costume but much of the recitative and musical numbers, we shall explore in the intimate setting of the Opera Studio these amazing characters whom Mozart brought to life over 200 years ago accompanied by our opera repetiteurs.

Julia Hollander Director 
Duncan Williams Musical Preparation

Time: 7:15pm       Venue: Alexander Gibson Opera Studio, RCS.

14th March

Concert

Venue: Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh

2nd 4th 6th 8th March

Opera Double Bill: Dido and Aeneas and Trouble in Tahiti

Role: Second Woman

This production of Dido and Aeneas is a contemporary performance of the classic tale of regal love and the challenges faced by our two eponymous heroes.

Director: Maxine Braham 
Conductor: Anthony Kraus

Time: 7:15pm      Venue: Alexander Gibson Opera Studio, RCS.

  2018

29th November

MMus Opera Scenes

Directed by Nicolette Molnár

Roles: Anna Anna Bolena, Donizetti and Angelica Orlando, Handel.

To coincide with the 100th Anniversary of the World War I Armistice, these scenes will focus exclusively on operas whose subject is war with all its consequences: political and global, personal and human; showing both the best and worst of humanity.

Time: 7:15pm      Venue: Alexander Gibson Opera Studio, RCS.

1st December

MMus Opera Scenes

Directed by Nicolette Molnár

Roles: Anna Anna Bolena, Donizetti and Angelica Orlando, Handel.

Time: 7:15pm      Venue: Alexander Gibson Opera Studio, RCS.