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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019

Posted 14 Jun 2019

This year's Fringe programme has been released - and a mighty big tome it is too. 

Over 400 pages of listings include many operatic events. We've had a quick look to pull out some of the most appealing ones and save you some time. Click through the links to find out more.

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Highlights include Opera Bohemia's new production of Lehar's Merry Widow.  The Edinburgh performance, the first of the tour, will feature an eight-piece band, and promises to be a fine production.

Cambridge University Opera Society are offering Rossini's one act Signor BruschinoAria Alba-Opera for All are presenting Bellini's Sonnambula

 Poulenc's  Voix Humaine is to be produced by Open Bodies for Opera (OBFO). 

In a co-production with Royal and Derngate Theatre, Scottish Opera present Fox-tot!, a new interactive opera for those 12 to 24 months old.

Gilbert and Sullivan are represented by Iolanthe (Cat-like Tread) and Pirates of Penzance (University of St Andrews G&S). 

 

And finally, there are - as always - a number of intriguing programmes of excerpts. Check out Eclipse and the Comedy of Operas 

 

So already, plenty to enjoy. We will add more information as we get it.

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