Arts Governance in Scotland: the Saga of Scottish Opera, 1962-2007

Jones, Huw D.; Galloway, Susan
November 2011
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p220
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on government funding and the arts in Scotland, particularly focusing upon the Scottish Opera between 1962 and 2007. It examines the origins of Scottish government funding for the performing arts dating to the 1940s, the development of home-produced opera, and the eventual development of the Scottish Opera. The author also examines the relationship between the opera company and the government and the concept of autonomy.


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