Scottish Opera: Pagliacci

This summer get ready to experience opera like never before as Scottish Opera goes on a field trip to Paisley... and everyone is invited!

Scottish Opera: Pagliacci

About Scottish Opera: Pagliacci

Experience opera through a different lens – in an all-encompassing spectacular that puts you right in the middle of the action.

A wretched clown, miserable in making others laugh; a devastating rejection from the woman he loves... Bill Bankes-Jones directs a company of nearly 200 – including The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, a cast of international soloists, a professional and community chorus, and both professional and amateur circus performers – in this blood and guts tale of love and jealousy.

Specially created to be staged outwith the walls of our usual theatre venues, promenade-style in a ‘circus’ tent, Pagliacci is set to become an event to remember. Leoncavallo’s music, performed so often by Pavarotti, is packed with energy and pulses with passion. A showpiece for principals, chorus and orchestra alike, the score evokes the harsh romance of Calabrian life so effectively that it has become the soundtrack to a generation of ‘Mafioso’ films, including The Untouchables.

Sung in English
Running time approx. 1 hour 30 mins
Venue - Seedhill Playing Fields

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Scottish Opera: Pagliacci are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Theatre Events you might like...

Beyond The Barricade
Beyond The Barricade
18th October 2018
Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
Catch Beyond the Barricade at Beacon Arts Centre on October 18th - a blockbusting show of the greatest songs in musical theatre!
Little Adventurers Explore - Pumpkin Patch Factory
Little Adventurers Explore - Pumpkin Patch Factory
20th October 2018
PACE Youth Theatre, Paisley
PACE Youth Theatre hold regular workshops for 3 to 5 year olds! Join them on October 20th for 'Pumpkin Patch Factory'!
Four Go Wild in Wellies
Four Go Wild in Wellies
24th October 2018
Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley
Don't miss this whimsical adventure at Paisley Arts Centre featuring bobble hats, scarves and tents that have a life of their own - and, of course, lots of fun in wellies!
Find Theatre events in Renfrewshire

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Paisley Thread Mill Museum Open For Visits
Paisley Thread Mill Museum Open For Visits
17th October 2018
Paisley Thread Mill Museum, Paisley
The Paisley Thread Mill Museum in Mile End Mill is dedicated to Renfrewshire and Paisley's thread mill heritage, it's open on Wednesday & Saturday afternoons to the public!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
17th October 2018
Various Locations Renfrewshire
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
18th October 2018
Various Locations Renfrewshire
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Find Family and Kids events in Renfrewshire

Music Events you might like...

The Leisure Society + Duke Special
The Leisure Society + Duke Special
17th October 2018
Spiegeltent, Paisley
Don't miss Ivor Novello nominated band The Leisure Society with support from Duke Special on Wednesday 17th October at this year's Spree Festival!
Free Spoken Word and Music Open Mic and Rehearsal
Free Spoken Word and Music Open Mic and Rehearsal
17th October 2018
St Matthews Church of the Nazarene, Paisley
Fundamental Conduit are hosting free improvisation and open mic nights at St Matthew's Church, Paisley where your piece will be set to music by our fantastic musicians!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
17th October 2018
Various Locations Renfrewshire
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Find Music events in Renfrewshire

Nights Out Events you might like...

The Leisure Society + Duke Special
The Leisure Society + Duke Special
17th October 2018
Spiegeltent, Paisley
Don't miss Ivor Novello nominated band The Leisure Society with support from Duke Special on Wednesday 17th October at this year's Spree Festival!
Free Spoken Word and Music Open Mic and Rehearsal
Free Spoken Word and Music Open Mic and Rehearsal
17th October 2018
St Matthews Church of the Nazarene, Paisley
Fundamental Conduit are hosting free improvisation and open mic nights at St Matthew's Church, Paisley where your piece will be set to music by our fantastic musicians!
Beyond The Barricade
Beyond The Barricade
18th October 2018
Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
Catch Beyond the Barricade at Beacon Arts Centre on October 18th - a blockbusting show of the greatest songs in musical theatre!
Find Nights Out events in Renfrewshire

Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Find Summer Holiday events in Renfrewshire

Find other events in Renfrewshire

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Paisley Halloween Festival
Renfrewshire is getting set to host a spooky spectacular as the annual Halloween Festival returns to Paisley on Saturday 27th October!
Paisley Fireworks Spectacular
Renfrewshire's annual fireworks extravaganza will be back in Paisley town centre for another year on Saturday 3rd November!
ModStuff
LNP Promotions' ModStuff returns for a sixth year - a fantastic day of Mod culture and music in Paisley as part of the annual Spree Festival!
Paisley Christmas Lights Switch On
Paisley's Christmas Lights will be switched on during an evening event in the town centre full of festive family fun!
The Wee Spree
The Wee Spree returns to this year's Spree Festival with plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained during the October holidays!

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »