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  • 2014–2015 Programme | G&S Manchester

    Programme for the 2014–15 (83rd) Season Tuesday 7th Octo ber 2014 at 7.30 pm “I tune my supple song” 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 The Sheila Taylor meeting. ​ Sunday 2nd November 2014 at 2.30 pm “that gallant band” Concert by the White Rose Or chestra, conducted by Chris Browne. The Harold Sumner meeting. ​ Tuesday 2nd December 2014 at 7.30 pm “many a song and story” Raymond Walker will present half an evening on the new recording of Sullivan‘s On Shore and Sea . Second half of evening: a soirée by members. The Norman Beckett meeting. ​ Tuesday 6th January 2015 at 7.30 pm “On each of us thy learning shed” Ruddig ore – Paul Taylor will present another of his studies of an opera, illustrated in “many various ways”. ​ Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 7.30 pm “your character true unfurl” Andrew Crowther, Secretary of the Gilbert Society and biographer of Gilbert, is an acknowledged expert on the subject and will lead us closer to Gilbert the man. Click the icon to see the slides from Andrew Crowther’s talk on W.S. Gilbert: ​ February or March 2015 “everything is a source of fun” A society visit to Manchester University Gilbert and Sullivan Society‘s performance of Patience, probably on Saturday matinée February 21st at Manchester Grammar School – check nearer the time. ​ Sunday 12th April 2015 at 2.30 pm “The happy hours will gaily fly!” 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.] Admi ssion: members £5, visitors £7 ​ Tuesday 5th May 2015 at 7.30 pm Annual General Meeting plus entertainment. Review

  • Gallery: Princess Ida | G&S Manchester

    Princess Ida Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • Photos: Patience | G&S Manchester

    Patience Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • 2018–2019 Programme | G&S Manchester

    Programme for the 2018–19 (87th) Season Sunday 2nd September 2018 at 2.30 pm “Youth will have its fling” David Goulden‘s music and drama students will entertain us with a concert. The Harold Sumner meet ing. ​ Sunday 4th November 2018 at 2.30 pm “I am astonished and somewhat terrified” Stephen Turnbull, Secretary of the Sir Arthur Sullivan Society, will play a selection of his G&S recordings – selected for quality or amusement . ​ Sunday 2nd Decem ber 2018 at 2.30 pm “whatever question may arise” Any G&S Questions with bring and share food. ​ Sunday 13th January 2019 at 2.30 pm “Rend with songs the air above” Martin Lamb (bass baritone) will entertain us with song and information. He will be accompanied by David Wheeler. The Sheila Taylor meeting. Admission: members £5, visitors £7 ​ Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 2.30 pm “They sing choru ses in public” A concert by New Rosemere Amateur Operatic Society from Bolton. ​ Tuesday 5th March 2019 “I can teach you with a quip, if I've a mind” Paul Taylor will entertain and inform us with another of his fascinating presentations, this time on Iolanthe . Illustrated with music and visuals. The N orman Beckett meeting. ​ Tuesday 2nd April 2019 “Everything is interesting” David Cookson and Collette Woodhouse will amuse and instruct us about music and other aspects of their work at Harrogate G&S Festivals. Admission: members £5, visitors £7 ​ Tuesday 7th May 2019 “In punctual and business-like fashion” Annual General Meeting plus entertainment. Review

  • Gallery: The Mikado | G&S Manchester

    The Mikado Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • Gallery: Yeomen of the Guard | G&S Manchester

    Yeomen of the Guard Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • Gallery: Haddon Hall | G&S Manchester

    Haddon Hall Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • Gallery: Patience | G&S Manchester

    Patience Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • Gallery: Pirates | G&S Manchester

    The Pirates of Penzance Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

  • Past Events | G&S Manchester

    Past Events 2023–2024 Programme 2022–2023 Programme 2022 Convention 2021–2022 Programme 2020–2021 Programme 2019–2020 Programme 2018–2019 Programme 2017–2018 Programme 2017 Convention 2016–2017 Programme 2015–2016 Programme 2014–2015 Programme 2013–2014 Programme 2012–2013 Programme 2011–2012 Programme 2010–2011 Programme 2009–2010 Programme

  • 2013–2014 Programme | G&S Manchester

    Programme for the 2013–14 (82nd) Season Sunday 13th Octo ber 2013 at 2.30 p m “rend with songs the air above” Professional celebrity concert by John Savournin (baritone) accompanied at the piano by David Eaton. Many of us have enjoyed John‘s fine voice and acting skills at Buxton. [Professional engagements permitting.] Admis sion: members £5, visitors £7 The Harold Sumner meeting. ​ Tuesday 5th November 2013 at 7.15 pm “The woman of the wisest wit” Sandra Dugdale, soprano, producer and lecturer, will entertain and enlighten us with an illustrated talk on producing G&S. The Sheila Taylor meeting. ​ Tuesday 3rd December 2013 at 7.15 pm “everything is interesting, tell us, tell us all about it” Derek Scott, Professor of Music at Leeds University, will entertain us about ‘humorous devices in G&S’ from his knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, G&S. A v ery entertaining speaker. The Norman Beckett meeting. ​ Tuesday 4th February 2014 at 7.15 pm “seated one day at the keyboard” Piano and organ recital of Sullivan music by some of our members and friends. ​ Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 7.15 pm “studied gravely and conscientiously” Paul Taylor will present another of his studies of an opera, Ruddigore , illustrated in ‘many various ways’. ​ Sunday 13th April 2014 at 2.30 pm David Ka y, one of our members, is an experienced performer and producer with The Three Towns Operatic Society. He will sing a selection of G&S, and talk about performing and producing. ​ Tuesday 6th May 2014 at 7.15 pm “to this attend without undue delay” Annual General Meeting plus entertainment. Review Review

  • Photos: Miscellaneous | G&S Manchester

    Miscellaneous Click on a photograph to enlarge it. Click here to return to Gallery index

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