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Scottish Opera

Updated: 03 November 2023 | 16:38 PM

Agreements between Scottish Opera and the MU for employed and self-employed (extras and deputies) orchestral musicians.

Rates of pay for freelance players effective from 1 April 2022

Opera fees per 3 hour session

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Leader
£82.36 £85.87 £89.34 £99.90

Concerts, education and outreach

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Principal
£118.91 £123.55 £137.12 £164.39


Contact details

Orchestra and Concerts Director: Jay Allen

The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT

0141 242 0561

MU Steward: Sian Holding
MU H&S Representatives: Michael Larkin and Lev Atlas

For more information please see the full agreement.