Manchester Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Programme for the 2014/2015(83) Season

Meetings will be held in Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester and all except where stated will start promptly at 7.15 pm.
Assemble from 7.00 pm.

Visitors welcome at any meeting : bring a friend!

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"I tune my supple song"

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Concert by Alexandra Saunders (soprano), accompanied at the piano by Andrew Nicklin 'a past-master of that delicately modulated instrument' Many of us have enjoyed Alexandra's lovely voice and fine acting and Andrew's accompanying at Buxton. Professional engagements permitting. Admission: members £5, visitors £7


"that gallant band"

Sunday 2nd November 2014 at 2.30pm

Concert by the White Rose Orchestra, conducted by Chris Browne.


"many a song and story"

Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Raymond Walker will present half an evening on the new recording of Sullivan's 'On Shore and Sea'. Second half of evening: a Soiree by members.



"On each of us thy learning shed"

Tuesday 6th January 2015

Ruddigore Paul Taylor will present another of his studies of an opera, illustrated in 'many various ways'.


"your character true unfurl"

Tuesday 3rd February 2015

Andrew Crowther, Secretary of the Gilbert Society and biographer of Gilbert, is an acknowledged expert on Gilbert and will lead us closer to Gilbert the man.


"everything is a source of fun"

February or March 2015

A Society visit to Manchester University Gilbert and Sullivan Society's performance of Patience, probably on Saturday matinee February 21st at Manchester Grammar School - check nearer the time.


"The happy hours will gaily fly!"

Sunday 12th April 2015 at 2.30 pm

Concert by Donald Maxwell (bass-baritone). We are lucky to have been able to secure a concert from Donald with his busy schedule. He will entertain us in his usual way with song and humour. Professional engagements permitting. Admission: members £5, visitors £7.


"all is right as right can be"

Tuesday 5th May 2015

Annual General Meeting plus entertainment.