Manchester Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Programme for the 2009-2010 (78th) Season

Meetings will be held in Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester and all except except November and January will start promptly at 7.15 pm .
Assemble from 7.00 pm.
Visitors welcome at any meeting : bring a friend!

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September 2009
"I'm one of the family"

Tuesday 15th September 2009 at 7.15 pm

An attractive extra meeting; Scott Hayes, Arthur Sullivan's great, great nephew, will speak to us again during his visit from the USA. "Uncle Arthur: The California Connection"
October 2009
"jolly jinks"

Tuesday 6th October 2009

A DIY evening of fun
November 2009
"a refreshing novelty"

Sunday 8th November 2009 2.30 pm

Jeff Clarke, originator/MD/producer of Opera della Luna will speak about creating the Company. Professional engagements permitting.
December 2009
"Ballads, songs and snatches"

Tuesday 1st December 2009

Celebrity Concert by Victoria Byron (mezzo) and Ian Belsey (baritone) accompanied by David Norris. Professional engagements permitting.
Admission: members 5, visitors 7.
The Sheila Taylor meeting.
January 2010
"a past-master of that delicately modulated instrument"

Sunday 10th January 2010 2.30 pm
Rescheduled to 21st March 2010

The Lost Chord Instrumental Ensemble will present a sparkling New Year concert
produced and presented by
Christopher Browne
February 2010
"and for knowledge if anyone burns"

Tuesday 2nd February 2010

Study evening on The Sorcerer presented by Paul Taylor.
March 2010
"who thirst for such instruction as we give"

Tuesday 2nd March 2010 7:00pm to 10:00pm

A Masterclass for music students in conjunction with well known G&S conductor,
John Owen Edwards

. The Class and following concert are both to be open for our members to attend. Date and details to follow.
The Harold Sumner meeting.
April 2010
"Remarkable people in history"

Tuesday 6th April 2010

Simon Theobald will present the life of Rutland Barrington, bass-baritone in the original company, and sing some of the songs first sung by Barrington, accompanied by Andrew Nicklin. The Norman Beckett meeting.
May 2010
"in a contemplative fashion"

Tuesday 4th May 2010

Annual General Meeting plus entertainment.


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