VERDI is firmly in the spotlight in Scottish Opera’s latest series of concerts.

Verdi collectiona selection of the Italian composer’s greatest hits, will be performed at Her Majesty’s Theater in Aberdeen on November 19 and Eden Court in Inverness on November 26 as part of the ‘Opera in Concert’ series.

The show will then take place at Glasgow City Hall and Edinburgh’s Usher Hall in February.

The cast of Aberdeen and Inverness will include Hye-Yeon Lee and Roland Wood, who starred in Don Giovanni this year Christopher Turner from 2017 Traviataand Jihoon Kim.

Glasgow and Edinburgh will feature stars such as Eri Nakamura, Peter Authy (Eugene Onegin 2018), Lester Lynch (Silvana 2019) and Brindley Sherratt (Ines de Castro 2015).

Scottish Opera Music Director Stuart Stratford said:Verdi collection contains some highlights of the composer’s middle and late career La traviata one of the most popular operas to Don Carlo and Othello.

“The orchestra increasingly becomes an independent dramatic voice in his later works, with the ominous counterpoint of the bassoon in Othello and the golden aura of the cornets of St Don Carlo vivid examples of color and character.

“We hope there is something Verdi collection for everyone and that the great Italian master continues to amaze us today, as, undoubtedly, during the first performance of these works.

Read more news and reviews at Scottish fieldpages of the culture of Russia.

Also, don’t miss an interview with Official duty star Martin Compston in November issue Scottish field magazine.

Scottish Opera shines a spotlight on Verdi

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