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La Bohème

The Scottish Opera’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème is a stunning interpretation of classic operatic repertoire. Director Renaud Doucet and designer André Barbe’s decision to bring Rodolfo and Mimì’s traditional 19th-century romance into the jazz age fits seamlessly within the bustling sets and free-spirited characters of Puccini’s original work. Jeanine De Bique’s exuberant Musetta can […]

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La Bohème

Image courtesy of Adolfo Hohenstein. La Bohème The Church Hill Theatre Run Ended Tucked away, out of sight of the grand beauty of Parisian streets, four students battling the hardships of nineteenth century poverty embrace both the freedom and the squalor of the bohemian lifestyle. As the first production adapted directorially by Kally Lloyd-Jones, Edinburgh’s […]

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Interview: Donald Maxwell

Image courtesy of Opera Scotland. Donald Maxwell has enjoyed a hugely successful career in opera for a number of decades. Having performed all over the world, Maxwell’s professional career began after meeting the lyric tenor, Joseph Hislop, during his time studying at the University of Edinburgh. Initially performing with the Scottish Opera, the celebrated baritone […]