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H.M.S. Pinafore

Scottish Opera Richard Egarr Conductor John Mark Ainsley Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. Andrew Foster-Williams Captain Corcoran Toby Spence Ralph Rackstraw Elizabeth Watts Josephine Hilary Summers Little Buttercup Kitty Whately Hebe Neal Davies Dick Deadeye Gavan Ring Bill Bobstay Barnaby…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 23 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Marriage of Figaro

Iván Fischer conducts and directs a specially staged concert of one of opera’s most beloved comic creations. Mozart’s sparkling farce charts one crazy day of love and desire, deception and confusion across barriers of class and convention, as servant Figaro and his master, Count Almaviva, fight for the affections of maid…

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 13 Aug

£16 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 15 Aug

£16 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 16 Aug

£16 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Minerva Scientifica – Mary Anning

electric voice theatre Informal, dramatic presentation of the life and work of this phenomenal Victorian paleontologist featuring music by renowned British composer Judith Bingham. Lyme Regis comes to Edinburgh. Pebbles included, please bring any old fossils with you! Age category: PG

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 23 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Minerva Scientifica – Miriam Rothschild

electric voice theatre Anyone for fleas? Informal, dramatic presentation of the life and work of eminent, enigmatic, eccentric entomologist Miriam Rothschild, featuring Miriam: a music theatre piece by British composer Karen Wimhurst (Cauld Blast Orchestra). Butterflies and wild flowers welcome.

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Minerva Scientifica – The Franklin Effect

electric voice theatre Informal close harmony, DNA-infused, vocal quartet, present Rosalind Franklin's photo 51, respawned through contemporary women scientists at King's College London in creative collaborations with composers: Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Kate Whitley, Lynne Plowman, and Shirley Thompson.

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 21 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Preview: The Last Hotel

The Last Hotel unites two of Ireland’s most fascinating artists, multi award-winning playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy in a new chamber opera from Landmark Productions and Wide Open Opera about life, death, duty and guilt. Walsh’s reputation as a chronicler of the darker side of the Irish psyche has…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£8 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Rameau & Charpentier

Scottish Chamber Orchestra William Christie Conductor Scenes from Charpentier ’s Médée and Rameau ’s Les Boréades William Christie, the great pioneer of the French Baroque revival, conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in an evening of vocal and instrumental music from two of the finest early French operas…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sing Sistah Sing!

Andrea Baker, mezzo-soprano Richard Lewis, piano Join these two extraordinary performers for a joyful and soulful celebration of the African American female voice, highlighting the extraordinary breadth of artistic expression by women such as Nina Simone, Marian Anderson and Ella Fitzgerald. This is a rare opportunity…

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Aug