When Edinburgh’s world-renowned anatomy schools face a cadaver shortage in the 1820s, two men smell a money-making enterprise. Based on historical events, this highly theatrical and brutally funny chamber opera follows the infamous ten-month killing spree of William Burke and William Hare – and questions how far society will go in the name of “science”.
Music by Julian Grant | Libretto by Mark Campbell, A world premiere commissioned by Music-Theatre Group with additional support from BLO
Sung in English with English surtitles.
WED | NOV 8| 7:30PM
THU | NOV 9 | 7:30PM
FRI | NOV 10 | 7:00PM (Gala)*
SUN | NOV 12 | 12:00PM
SUN | NOV 12| 4:00PM
*Friday, Nov 10 is BLO’s The Opera Gala with a special performance of Burke & Hare to support New Works
Join for a free lecture about the opera before the show. Packages start at $76, single ticket sales will go live late Summer.
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