Scottish Opera - The Devil Inside Reviews
21 April 2021
Ben McAteer (James)
Ben McAteer (James), Nicholas Sharratt (Richard)
Rachel Kelly (Catherine), Ben McAteer (James)
Steven Page (Vagrant)
Rachel Kelly (Catherine)

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The Devil Inside

Scottish Opera


No. of reviews: 8

The Devil Inside, a new work that works
2 Feb 16 / The Opera Critic
Scottish Opera’s striking re-imagining of Stevenson’s Bottle Imp
1 Feb 16 / Seen and Heard
Stuart MacRae’s devilish new opera is intimate, intense and unsettling
31 Jan 16 / The Observer
Spellbinding adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson short story
28 Jan 16 / The List
Subtle and daring
26 Jan 16 / The Stage
This electric new commission from Stuart MacRae and Louise Welsh sizzles with energy
26 Jan 16 / Opera Britannia
A deeply chilling opera receives its world première in Glasgow
26 Jan 16 / Bachtrack
Spirited operatic update of a sinister tale
25 Jan 16 / The Guardian
'We talked diseases for days'
The making of a modern opera: Robert Louis Stevenson’s sinister story is the starting point for Louise Welsh and Stuart MacRae’s opera of desire, devilry and detuned sounds, The Devil Inside.
Production details
Cast
Kelly, Sharratt, McAteer, Page
(c) Rafferty (d) Richardson
Performance dates
23, 26, 29, 30 January 2016 (Glasgow & Edinburgh)
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