Music - Opera
In the short time since Opera Bohemia launched it has toured a number of operas around Scotland. Typically smaller staging than you'd expect from an organisation such as Scottish Opera, but no less worthy of support and enjoyment. Let there be many more years of innovative opera to come from them.
Dundee's newest arts festival and Scotland's first Opera Festival. Here's to many years of wonder and growth!
OperaVision is a freeview opera streaming platform, supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe programme.
Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company and the largest performing arts organisation in Scotland.
Music - Orchestral
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra was formed in December 1935 and is a key contributor to the BBC’s broadcasting and cultural role.
One of Europe's leading orchestras with a rich history stretching back over 125 years.
The internationally celebrated Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) is made up of a unique collection of talented musicians who inspire and connect with people of all ages.
Music - Publications
A classical music magazine with a cover CD from the BBC archives each month. Good for articles but the reviews are variable quality.
A long standing and highly respected classical music magazine. Articles are good but too few while the reviews are typically excellent.
International Piano offers a rich mix of inspiration and guidance to pianists and piano fans around the world.
Long standing definitive magazine for reviews of opera performances worldwide, future listings and CD/DVD/book reviews. Articles are excellent but too few.
The opera lover's essential guide. (Their words, not mine.)