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Friends of Scottish Opera January 2019Friends 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.

Forth Valley

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 (£1 students) or book all meetings for £30

For further details contact Elise Macrae on 01786 822 128 or e-mail macraefernbank@btinternet.com

Sunday 13 January 2019 Alan Dunn, Unwrapped and Dementia-Friendly performance presenter.

Coach transport to Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thursday 24 January, 2019 7.15pm Anthropocene


Dress Rehearsal Anthropocene at Theatre Royal, Glasgow Tuesday 22 January 2019 7.15pm

One or two tickets for individual/joint supporters who already hold tickets for a performance free but must be booked in advance.

Emerging Artists in Concert in the Balcony foyer, Theatre Royal, 282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA 3pm £25 including drinks and nibbles.

Sunday 20 January Emerging Artists Lucy Anderson (soprano) and Alexey gusev (baritone) accompied by Erika Gundesen (piano)


Perthshire branch meetings take place in the Royal George Hotel, Tay Street, Perth PH1 5LD on Sunday afternoons at 2.30pm. Entrance £8 (or book all four meetings for £25) including tea, coffee or a glass of wine or soft drink. For information, contact Dr Hamish McBride, tel. 01887 840355 or e-mail hamishmcbride46@gmail.com

Sunday 27 January Andrew McTaggart former Scottish Opera Emerging Artist and Pop-Up Opera artist.


Fri 18 January 2019 Anne Higgins on Anthropocene by Stuart MacRae and Louise Welsh

Tayside branch meetings take place on Fridays at 7.30pm in the Common Room, Chaplaincy Centre, Dundee University (except 8 December and 4 May).  For further information and to book a buffet supper at 6.30pm before any of the meetings, please contact David Robb on 01382 456916 or e-mail therobbs@blueyonder.co.uk; or Penny Anderson on 01382 225067 or e-mail penny_anderson@blueyonder.co.uk.

Entrance £2, or £10 including supper, £12 with wine

Performance DatesFriends of Scottish Opera January 2019

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Smith Art Gallery and Museum | Stirling

13 Jan, 14.30

Chaplaincy Centre, Dundee | Dundee

18 Jan, 18.30

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

20 Jan, 15.00 22 Jan, 19.15 24 Jan, 19.15

Royal George Hotel | Perth

27 Jan, 14.30

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