A tale of in­no­cence lost

Scottish Field - - FIELD CULTURE -

The Scot­tish Opera pre­miere of Pi­etro Mascagni’s Iris, takes place on 1 De­cem­ber at City Halls, Glas­gow. Con­ducted by Scot­tish Opera mu­sic direc­tor Stu­art Strat­ford, Rox­ana Haines di­rects this semi-staged work, fea­tur­ing soloists He­lena Dix (above), Ric Fur­man and Roland Wood. They are joined by The Or­ches­tra of Scot­tish Opera and a 40-strong cho­rus. Set in Japan, Iris tells the story of a naïve young girl who is bliss­fully un­aware of life’s darker side. When she is tempted from her home, she suf­fers a bru­tal crash course on how cruel the world can be. www.scot­tish­opera.org.uk

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