OPERA: The Merry Widow by Opera Bohemia

MacArts, Galashiels, TD1 1SP
Wed 11th September 2019
Opera Bohemia, Scotland’s professional touring company, makes its first visit to Mac Arts with one of the world’s best loved operettas, The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár.

Set in the romantic city of Paris, various suitors’ squabble and fight to win the hand of the recently widowed, but very wealthy Hannah Glawari. The production will showcase some of Scotland’s finest young professional talent, including Catriona Clark, Douglas Nairne, Marie Claire Breen and Andrew McTaggart. John Wilkie directs a magical new production designed by Alisa Kalyanova and the performance is accompanied by pianist Andrew Brown and violinist Dániel Mészöly. The Merry Widow is full of iconic and stunning Viennese melodies, including show stopping numbers like ‘Viljah', 'The Merry Widow Waltz' and ‘Chez Maxim's'.

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