A Little Bit of The Merry Widow, Scottish Opera


Scottish Opera returns with miniature productions of two beloved classics A Little Bit of The Merry Widow and A Little Bit of Don Giovanni. These bite-sized concerts are perfect for those to new opera as well as seasoned opera lovers.  

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Join Scottish Opera this summer to experience opera on a miniature scale, with specially-created 30 minute performances brought to life by two singers, instrumentalists and a beautiful set of illustrations.

A Little Bit of The Merry Widow and A Little Bit of Don Giovanni are two cleverly rewritten versions of beloved classics - one the ultimate rom-com, the other a moody story of one man’s fate.  

2:00pm: A Little Bit of The Merry Widow | Lehár arr. Derek Clark

The Parisian Embassy of Pontevedro – a poor, but fiercely independent, little European state – is throwing a party for their Grand Duke. Among the guests is Hanna Glawari, a widow with twenty million francs from her late husband, and the eyes of half of Pontevedro on her to make sure her fortune – by love or luck – stays in the country to boost its fortunes. But at such a lavish celebration full of champagne, good cheer, and many waltzes, her heart and hand are not the only love affairs underway…

BOOK HERE for A Little Bit of the Merry Widow
View A Little Bit of Don Giovanni here >>


Words | Allan Dunn 

Photograph | Kirsty Anderson



MAY 2024