Glenfiddich


McOpera musicians were involved in this innovative video for Glenfiddich whisky.

The Soldier’s Tale – Excerpt


music by Igor Stravinsky
text by C F Ramuz
narration by Flora Munro
film by Roddy Simpson
artwork by Derek Gray

McOpera Ensemble
leader: Anthony Moffat
conductor: Sian Edwards

Milngavie Tales – Allander Water


composed and conducted by Peter Kemp
performed by The East Dunbartonshire Children’s Chorus and Youth Choir
conductor: Janet Lax
photography by Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club

Milngavie Tales – Bennie Railplane


composed and conducted by Peter Kemp
performed by The East Dunbartonshire Children’s Chorus and Youth Choir
conductor: Janet Lax
photography by Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club

Simoon – Excerpt 1


an opera in one act by Erik Chisholm
libretto by August Strindberg

Read about Simoon

Simoon – Excerpt 2


an opera in one act by Erik Chisholm
libretto by August Strindberg

Read about Simoon

Simoon – Excerpt 3


an opera in one act by Erik Chisholm
libretto by August Strindberg

Read about Simoon

Squirrel


Research and development of opera for early years.

McOpera Outreach & Education
a part of Music Co-OPERAtive Scotland

Rothchild’s Violin


A short clip of McOpera’s performance of Fleishman’s ‘Rothschild’s Violin’ orchestrated by Shostakovitch. The performance was part of the Cottier Chamber Project in the West End Festival, Glasgow June 2014

McOpera Brass Quintet


McOpera Trumpets


Huw Morgan and Simon Bird play
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets in C major
(RV 537)

McOpera String Quartet


McOpera String Quartet


McOpera Violin & Piano


Leslie Nell and Marie Connel

McOpera Gypsy


Lev Atlas and Stephen Adam

McOpera Harp & Violin


Angus Ramsay and Saida de Lyon

McOpera Parlour Band


Gemma O’Keeffe, Kirsty Orton, Marie Connel, Tom Berry

Rothchild’s Violin


by V. Fleishman, orchestrated by D. Shostakovitch
An excerpt from our performance of V. Fleishman’s one act opera ‘Rothschild’s Violin’ which took place in Cottier’s Theatre, Glasgow, as part of the Cottier Chamber Project and the West End Festival, June 2014.

Bach Violin Concerto


in A minor, movement II
The second half of the second movement broadcast live on
BBC Radio Scotland 19th November 2014.
The McOpera Ensemble with Anthony Moffat.

Chrysanthemi


by Puccini
The opening of ‘Chrysanthemi’ by Puccini performed live on BBC Radio Scotland by McOpera Ensemble.

Blue Lotus: Summer Synopsis


Blue Lotus : Summer. Some excerpts of the music of Dance Ihayami’s outdoor production in collaboration with classical composer Ash Madni, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the Antonine Quartet (supplied by McOpera). Blue Lotus : Summer was part of Dance Ihayami’s public engagement project and was kindly supported by Creative Scotland.

Air on G string


by J.S Bach

Bach Violin Concerto


in E, movement III
Anthony Moffat with McOpera Strings
performing at Aberdeen University
November 2013

Brandenburg Concerto no. 3


in G
Recorded live at Aberdeen University
November 2013