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Friends of Scottish Opera March 2016Friends 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.

Angus Sunday 6 March Olive Duncan on Czech Opera. 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

Forth Valley Sunday 13 March Frances Morrison-Allen on BabyO, SesoryO and KidO.  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

Grampian Wednesday 23 March Aberdeen University Music Department student opera 'taster'. 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

Strathclyde Saturday 5 March 10.30am to 3.30pm Derek Watson on Rusalka. Study Days are held on Saturdays in Scottish Opera’s headquarters, Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow from 10.30am to around 3.30pm.  A regular speaker will introduce each work in the morning session and in the afternoon representatives of the cast, production and music teams will speak about Scottish Opera’s production.

Tickets cost £25.00, which includes a soup and sandwich lunch and a glass of wine or a soft drink.  To book either use the enclosed form or telephone 0141 242 0599 (office hours) to book by phone by debit or credit card.

Tayside Friday 18 March Rusalka by David Robb. 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 March 2016

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Friends of Scottish Opera | Various venues

5 Mar, 10.30 6 Mar, 14.30 13 Mar, 14.30 18 Mar, 19.30 23 Mar, 19.30

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