Biography

James Robert Carson is a theatre and opera director. He has worked extensively in theatre and opera both here and abroad. He is a graduate of the University Of Stirling, spent two years working in experimental theatre in San Francisco, studied Noh drama in Tokyo and directing at The Drama Centre, London 

He continues to be the Artistic Director of NOISE, New Opera In Scotland Events. This forms the basis of his research. Through the company he commissions new opera, composed for specific communities. He wants to expand the audience for new opera and explore the possibility of what a Scottish opera might look and sound like.

All Publications

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Carson, J. R., Evans, S., Williams, D. G., Stout, C.

(2017)

Hirda at Celtic Connections,

Full Text

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Evans, S., Williams, D. G., Indie Band, A. F.

(2016)

The Distilling Project - Workshop,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Jamieson, J., Evans, S., Williams, D. G., Stout, C.

(2016)

Hirda,

Full Text

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Williams, D. G.

(2016)

The Sloans Project,

Full Text

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Williams, D. G., Stout, C., Evans, S.

(2015)

Hirda: An Opera for Shetland,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Evans, S., Brett, A.

(2013)

Gibraltar by Sian Evans and Alastair Brett,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Cummings, L.

(2012)

Riccardo Primo, Re di' Inghliterra, by G.F.Handel,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Dionisotti, P.

(2012)

The Fever by Wallace Shawn,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Williams, G., Brock, D.

(2011)

The Sloans Project,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R.

(2011)

High School Music by Peter Barscocchini,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Stirling, R.

(2010)

No Expense Spared by Richard Stirling,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R.

(2010)

Dad's Army Marches On by David Croft and Jimmy Perry,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Hall, S. P.

(2009)

Where There Is A Will by G. Feydeau adapted by N. Frei,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Hall, S. P.

(2008)

Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R.

(2008)

'Allo 'Allo by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R.

(2007)

La Tragedie de Carmen, G. Bizet arranged by Marius Constant,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R.

(2007)

Le Docteur Miracle by G.Rossini,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R.

(2007)

Dad's Army, The Lost Episodes by D. Croft and J. Perry,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Doyle, A.

(2006)

Shamlet by Andrew Doyle,

(Performance)

(Published)


Carson, J. R., Beamish, S.

(2006)

The Shenachie by Sally Beamish,

(Performance)

(Published)


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