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Friends of Scottish Opera March 2020Scottish 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.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre Sat 28 March 3pm dress rehearsal A Midsummer Night's Dream  

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

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 8 March  Dr Michael Downes on Britten's A Midsummer Might's Dream


7 March Saturday 10.30am at Scottish Opera  Opera Study Day  A Midsummer Night's Dream  Introduction by Dr Michael Downes, Director of Music at St Andrews University


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 Mrs Nessie Newstead on 01764 652359 or e-mail nessie.newstead@btinternet.com.

Sunday 8 March  Dinald Maxwell on Gilbert and Sullivan


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.u

Friday 20 March  Members' favourite operatic excerpts

Performance DatesFriends of Scottish Opera March 2020

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Scotttish Opera | Glasgow

7 Mar, 10.30

Royal George Hotel | Perth

8 Mar, 14.30

Smith Art Gallery and Museum | Stirling

8 Mar, 14.30

Chaplaincy Centre, Dundee | Dundee

20 Mar, 19.30

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

28 Mar, 15.00

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