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May 2015 – Glen Art Charity

  The Glen Art Charity kicked off its ‘Voices of the First World War’ project with an evening of readings and music marking the centenary anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania on May 8th. Conducted by the esteemed Tobias Ringborg, this performance took place in the Tall Ship, Glasgow …



December 2014 – McOpera at the Art Club in Glasgow

Our McOpera musicians in The Edington Ensemble (Stephen Adam – Piano, Frances Pryce – Violin, Susan Harris – Viola and Sarah Harrington – Cello) performed a concert at the Art Club in Glasgow on Saturday 29th December to mark the re-opening of the Art Club after the restoration work of the …

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December 2014 – Christmas Classics with McOpera Ensemble

At the end of 2014 we held our seasonal concert of Christmas Classics featuring the McOpera Ensemble directed by Anthony Moffat, this time with special guests Janet Bloxwich and Jamie MacDougall. This year the concerts took place at two venues; Saturday 13th December was in New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden and …

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December 2014 – Maggie’s Christmas Music

A quartet from McOpera played for Craig Armstrong on Sunday 8th December in Oran Mor, in aid of Maggie’s. Thanks to all who came along and got into the Christmas spirit to support this excellent cause. More info on Maggie’s

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December 2014 – McOpera visit to Yorkhill Hospital for Sick Children

McOpera musicians were visiting Yorkhill Hospital for Sick Children at the end of the year, spreading our Christmas cheer to children and families alike. On Monday December 8th, our McOpera string quartet played festive tunes to visitors, whilst one of our McOpera ensembles will visit with Scottish soprano Rachel Hynes …



December 2014 – McOpera Brass in Strathaven

McOpera Brass were out and about in Strathaven on December 6th, celebrating Christmas with locals at the Strathaven Scout and Guide Centre. Thanks to the sponsorship of a local businessman Tom Barbour, all the proceeds of the concert will go towards the upkeep of the hall, including repairs to the …

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November 2014 – Chamber Music Concert for Leukaemia Research

On Sunday 23rd November, McOpera musicians Sarah Harrington and Stephen Adam were out and about with flautist Louise Burnet for a chamber music concert to raise funds for leukaemia research. The programme included Handel Sonata, Vill Lobos’ duo ‘Jet Whistle’ for flute and cello, Brahms Sonata in F, for cello …

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November 2014 – McOpera at the BBC

The McOpera Ensemble played live on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Classics Unwrapped’ on the evening of 18th November. Puccini, Bach and Vivaldi… getting you in the mood to come to our Classics by Candlelight concerts on 13th and 14th December. Listen to excerpts on our Soundcloud page, or come and hear …

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November 2014 – McOpera at Milton of Campsie Town Hall

Coming to a town or village near you… watch out for the ‘Voices of the First World War’ series of concerts, featuring McOpera musicians in collaboration with the inspiring GLEN ART charity. This Saturday’s concert, 15th November, is in the Milton of Campsie village hall, and will feature McOpera horn …

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October 2014 – Quintets and Arias

Thursday 2nd October 2014, 7.30pm Kings College Chapel, Aberdeen University Sunday 5th October 2014, 3pm St. Andrew’s in the Square, Glasgow Highly-acclaimed Scottish baritone Andrew McTaggart headlines McOpera’s opening concert of the 2014/15 season, in a diverse programme of quintets and arias. Alongside much-loved offerings from Handel and Mozart, the …