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Review: Marx in London!

Jonathan Dove’s jovial new opera Marx in London! blends cartoon-like comedy sketches with moments of ‘workers of the world uniting’ to create a polished, opera accessible and amusing to all,…

Review: Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus combines light-hearted comedy with bright and beautifully precise musical motifs, producing a performance which is a joy to watch. I recommend this operetta to both frequent opera-goers and…

Review: Scottish Opera’s The Verdi Collection

The Scottish Opera’s The Verdi Collection is a veritable triumph. On the stage of Usher Hall, heartbreak, danger, love, passion, jealousy, and valor come alive through the form of beautiful…

Review: Scottish Opera’s Ainadamar

The Scottish Opera’s Ainadamar is a fountain of cascading memories, effortlessly transporting its audience through time. Journeying from Mariana Pineda’s act of liberalist rebellion in 1830, to Lorca’s execution in…

Fringe 2022: Trial by Jury Review

Trial by Jury, performed at theSpaceTriplex, is a rollicking operatic performance that is most certainly a gem amongst the many shows of the Edinburgh Fringe. The performers shine on their…

Fringe 2022: The Marriage of Figaro Review

In a city where every available square meter has opened its doors to welcome the stage, it is comparatively rare to happen across a venue that isn’t a total eyesore,…

Fringe 2022 : La Serva Padrona Review

A man with a fantastic moustache and an even more fantastic pair of blue dungarees takes the stage. Walking down Nicolson Street to get to the venue at peak Fringe…

The Journey of Opera

Keisha Frimpong on opera from the 16th century to the 21st. From Handel’s Giulio Cesar to Saint-Saëns and Lemaire’s Samson and Delilah, opera has engaged audiences of all ages for…