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This is a calendar of notable Gilbert and Sullivan Events and Activities in the UK. To be included in this calendar please email our secretary with your event details and links.
"Pirates of Penzance"
Celebrity principals and amateur chorus benefit concert to support Nick Sales.
Cast includes: Richard Suart (Major-General) Bruce Graham (Sergeant), Matthew Kellet (Pirate King), David Menezes (Frederick), Elizabeth Menezes (Mabel), Alexandra Hazard (Kate), Serenna Wagner (Ruth) and Benjamin Cox as Musical Director.
David Menezes has organised and is coordinating this event.
11th March 2020
Tickets £30 (includes a glass of wine on arrival)
Grim’s Dyke Opera Opera dinner:
9th Feb The Pirates of Penzance
8th Mar The Mikado
19th Apr HMS Pinafore
16th May The Pirates of Penzance www.grimsdyke.com
Much Loved Productions
Opera della Luna
HMS Pinafore will be touring in May including a performance at the Salisbury Festival.
Check website for dates and details www.operadellaluna.org
2nd May St. Marys Church, Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire
3rd May Brighton Open Air Theatre, Sussex
5th June Penlee Open Air Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall
6th June Stert Amphitheatre, Liskeard, Cornwall
See website for further dates as announced www.operaanywhere.com
Sasha Regan’s All Male Company
15th April - 9th May Wilton’s Music Hall Mon - Sat with matinees on Thurs & Sat
12th - 16th May Theatre Royal Bath
25th - 28th May East Riding Theatre, Beverley
29th - 30th May The Spa, Bridlington
1st - 6th June Theatre Royal Winchester www.allmalehms.biz
Scottish Opera with The D’Oyly Carte Opera Co. and State Opera South Australia
Utopia Ltd. Semi-staged concert performance performed by cast of The Gondoliers
21st May Theatre Royal, Glasgow
12th June Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
17th July 2020 Hackney Empire, London
14th – 23rd May Theatre Royal, Glasgow
28th – 30th May His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
3rd – 6th June Eden Court, Inverness
15th - 18th July Hackney Empire, London
Conductors Derek Clark & James Hendry. Director Stuart Maunder. Cast includes Richard Suart (Duke) www.scottishopera.org.uk
Sir Arthur Sullivan Society 24th Sullivan Festival 21st – 23rd May
Theatrical Adventures are offering 3 river cruises in 2020:
The Nile (17th – 27th Feb) including Abydos, Dendara, Karnak, Luxor Museum, Valley of Kings, Aswan with on board nightly entertainment from Simon Butteriss, Rachel Harland, Roberta Morrell and Andrew Nicklin. Opportunity to participate in a semi-staged The Pirates of Penzance.
The Danube (9th – 16th Nov) A repeat of the popular Orchestra Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest. A cruise with 16-piece orchestra.
The Douro (9th – 16th Nov) Portugal’s ‘River of Gold’ so called because of the effect of the sun on the water.
27th International G&S Festival Buxton 1st – 8th August & Harrogate 9th – 23rd August
New productions from The National G&S Opera Co. of Patience, HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Sorcerer plus a special Pro-Am performance of The Emerald Isle (Sullivan & Hood) with performances at both venues.
Please check with the companies/local press/web sites to confirm the details given