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The Barber of Seville 2011/10/28

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[The Barber of Seville poster Scottish Opera]Last night, Mummy Ruth and I went to see The Barber of Seville at the Theatre Royal, although I guess as it was sung in Italian (despite being set in Spain), it ought to have been called Il barbiere di Siviglia, but anyway.

Now, it has to be said that I saw The Barber of Seville done in Glasgow way back in the early 1990s, and was blown away.  It set (more…)

Let It Snow! 2009/12/12

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[Picture of the Poster for Let It Snow]We were really looking forward to this afternoon’s “Standard Life: Let it Snow” at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, presented by “wacky” percussionists Owen Gunnell and Olly Cox.

The Orchestra of Scottish Opera conducted by Gavin Sutherland with the help of  the Manor School of Ballet and members of Les Sirenes female choir– oh, and a special guest star — the fabulous Nicola Benedetti. (more…)