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Opera @ the Spire – 2019

A spectacular concert of opera classics with orchestra and singers. McOpera Orchestra soprano  Catriona Clark mezzo  Christine Sjölander tenor  Roger Paterson baritone  Frances Church musical director  Derek Clark Sunday 19th May at 7:30pm (St Andrew’s West, formerly Renfield St Stephens Church) 260 Bath Street, Glasgow. G2 4JP £30 includes “nibbles & bubbles” in the …

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Music for Maxwell – 2019

James Clerk Maxwell, a Man of Science, Poetry & Music performed by Andy and Flora Munro Saturday 11th May @ 7:30pm St Cyprian’s Church, Lenzie Tickets £10 on the door, under 18 free To coincide with UNESCO International Year of Light marking the 150th anniversary of James Maxwell’s Electromagnetic Theory …

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Friday Afternoons – Song for Flight – 2019

Friday Afternoons – A Song for Flight marks the culmination of a wide ranging inter-generational project for over 120 primary school children and high school instrumentalists, and is the third in a series of outreach projects for Milngavie Music Club. Focusing on the music of Benjamin Britten and his contemporaries, …

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A Song for Haddo – 2018

A Song for Haddo 2018 – Haddo Arts Festival In an exciting development of last year’s outreach project at the Haddo Arts Festival, McOpera Outreach and conductor Andrew McTaggart returned to work with over 100 children drawn from 6 local primary schools, performing a selection of songs composed for Snape …

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20 Seaward Street – Rehearsed Singing – 2018

20 Seaward Street is an unconventional fusion of opera, musical hall and jazz performed in Glaswegian vernacular by an international cast exploring what it is to be migrant. Set in 1960 we follow the fate of one family as they prepare to migrate from Tradeston to start a new life …

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East Dunbartonshire Young Musicians 2018

The concert given by Jess Gillam on Friday 8th December at Cairns Church in Milngavie marked the launch of the McOpera Outreach East Dunbartonshire Young Musicians 2018 programme, devised for Milngavie Music Club and continuing the work in the community begun last April with The Tales’ Project. Prior to the …

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East Dunbartonshire Young Musicians 2018

An exciting new programme for talented young musicians living in East Dunbartonshire to rehearse and play with professional musicians, and learn first hand about living and working in the music profession. For more information and application forms, contact suebaxendale.mcopera@gmail.com. Deadline for entries extended to Tuesday November 14th 2018

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November 2017 – Atholl Duo

Announcing the next concert in our St Cyprian’s series Catch the Atholl Duo in a varied programme from Piazolla to Bach. With flautist Lee Holland and percussionist Glynn Forrest, this will be a night to remember. Saturday 18th November 2017 @ 7:30pm

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October 2017 – A Song for Haddo @ Haddo Arts Festival

Based on the song cycle, Friday Afternoons by Benjamin Britten, A Song for Haddo is the exciting culmination of this year’s outreach programme at the Haddo Arts Festivalin conjunction with Music Co-OPERAtive Scotland (McOpera Outreach) and Snape Maltings. Moira Morrison, our McOpera composer and vocal animateur, is currently working with …