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Friends of Scottish Opera November 2015Friends of Scottish Opera

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Any of these Meetings of the Friends are open to members and guests; prospective members are welcome at any time. Just contact your local branch through the details given, or contact the Friends Manager, Anne Higgins, at Scottish Opera's head office at Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow on 0141 248 4567.

Amongst the privileges of Friends is the chance to book free entry to the dress rehearsal of the main stage performance, subject to having bought a ticket for later in the run of performances. Look out for details.


2.30pm Sunday 1 November Madama Butterfly  Angus Opera Group meetings take place at 2.30pm in Edzell Church Hall on the 1st Sunday of every month until May.  For further information please contact Mrs Angela Noble, Holywell House, Logie Pert, by Montrose DD10 9JX, 01674 840142, e-mail angusoperagroup@gmail.com

Dumfries and Galloway

Tuesday 17 November  Lunch at the Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries at 11.30am and 12.45pm showing of Royal Opera House's production of Don Giovanni starring Simon Keenlyside. Tickets £15.25/£13.50 including soup, sandwich and small drink from Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries DG2 7BE, 01387 264808, www.rbcft.co.uk. 

Forth Valley

2.30pm Sunday 15 November 

Ruth Wilkinson illustrated talk on the Art of the Repetiteur.   Forth Valley Branch meetings take place monthly at 2.30pm in the Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling (except the spring lunch) until April.  Entrance £5.00 (£6.00 guests, £1.00 students).  For further details contact Elise Macrae on 01786 822128 or e-mail macraefernbank@btinternet.com and for coach bookings contact Margaret Inall on 01786 474260 or e-mail maggie.inall@btinternet.com.


7.30pm Wednesday 25 November Singing Masterclass with Gillian Jack (Senior Voice Tutor at the University of Aberdeen). Grampian branch meetings take place monthly on 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings at Rubislaw Church Centre as below.  Subscription to 6 meetings £30 or £7 per individual meeting (including glass of wine) For further information about all events contact Anne Murray on 01224 641593

Lothian and Borders

12.30pm Saturday 7 November 2015 Lunch and Listen interview with tenor Nicholas Sharratt (Le Remendado Carmen and Richard The Devil Inside) in conversation with Anne Higgins at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre Founders Room – £20.00 including soup, sandwich, soft drink or glass of wine and tea/coffee. Please book through Friends Office on 0141 248 4567.


2.30pm Sunday 29 November  Scottish Opera's manager Lynn Toner  Managing the Company.  Perthshire branch meetings take place monthly in the Royal George Hotel, Tay Street, Perth PH1 5LD on Sunday afternoons at 2.30pm, preceded by tea, coffee or a glass of wine or soft drink.  For information contact Mrs Marjorie Bourne, 6 Skye Crescent, Crieff PH7 3FB on 01764 650822 or e-mail marjoriebourne@hotmail.com.


7.30pm Friday 13 November 2015 Ariodante by Stephen Fraser. 

Tayside branch meetings take place on Fridays at 7.30pm in the Common Room, Chaplaincy Centre, Dundee University (except 28 November).  For further information and to book a buffet supper at 6.30pm before any of the meetings please contact David Muir Wood on d.muirwood@dundee.ac.uk, (telephone 01382 370685), or Penny Anderson on penny_anderson@blueyonder.co.uk, (telephone 01382 225067).  Meetings cost £2.00, or £10 including supper, with wine available.

Performance DatesFriends of Scottish Opera November 2015

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Friends of Scottish Opera | Various venues

1 Nov, 14.30 7 Nov, 12.30 15 Nov, 14.30 17 Nov, 11.30 25 Nov, 19.30 29 Nov, 14.30

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