Baby-faced opera for Manchester

Published: 10 March 2017
Reporter: David Upton

BambinO from Scottish Opera and Improbable

The follow up to Scottish Opera’s BabyO performances, BambinO is a pioneering and unique piece of music theatre for infants aged 6 to 18 months.

A new co-production with Manchester International Festival and Improbable, the show premières at MIF in July before travelling to Edinburgh as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe, then to Glasgow for performances in Scottish Opera’s Production Studios.

The show reinvents operatic language and traditions for children at an age when their minds are open to new sounds, images and experiences. Babies are free to explore during the performance, and to interact with the singers, musicians—and each other.