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20MarGilbert and Sullivan – Singers WorkshopsThis spring D'Oyly Carte is partnering with English Touring Opera to present a series of singers workshops to coincide with ETO's Spring Tour. Renowned mezzo-soprano Gaynor Keeble and star baritone Bradley Travis lead the workshops. Bradley was Bunthorne in ETO’s acclaimed Patience last spring, and Gaynor...Gilbert and Sullivan – Singers Workshops
11JanI Have a Song to Sing O!This Spring we are collaborating with English Touring Opera, to deliver workshops for teenagers and young adults, introducing the world of Gilbert and Sullivan, and focusing on vocal technique, dialogue, comic timing and patter songs. The sessions will also look at pathways into...I Have a Song to Sing O!
28Nov“Trial by Jury” & “Cox and Box” to be premiered in Russia.In December 2017, both Trial by Jury and Cox and Box will receive their Russian premiere. They have both been translated into Russian by Alexander and Sergey Pantykin and will be performed at the Saint Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy. The operettas...“Trial by Jury” & “Cox and Box” to be premiered in Russia.
24NovD’Oyly Carte Archive cataloguing on schedule for Spring/Summer 2018 completionSince leaving us last year our archive has been taken into the collection at The British Library and staff there have been exhaustively cataloguing each item so that it can be easily accessed using the British Library's accession reference system...D’Oyly Carte Archive cataloguing on schedule for Spring/Summer 2018 completion
15AugThe Mikado 2016 was a huge successPerformances of our co-production of The Mikado, with Scottish Opera ended on 2nd July in Southampton. Across the Scottish venues and the English and Northern Irish venues the attendance figures far exceeded the attendance for our co-production of The Pirates...The Mikado 2016 was a huge success
19MayThe Mikado – our co-production with Scottish Opera has openedOn May 5th The Mikado 2016 opened at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow. Reviews will be posted in due course, but this is a failry representation example from The Spectator... The Spectator review Book now at Scottish Opera...The Mikado – our co-production with Scottish Opera has opened
26OctDates/Venues announced – The Mikado 2016 – Co-production with Scottish OperaDates & Vneues announced - Our new co-production of The Mikado, with Scottish Opera, will open in Glasgow next May. The dates and venues are as follows:- Glasgow - Theatre Royal - 5th to 14th May Inverness - Eden Court...Dates/Venues announced – The Mikado 2016 – Co-production with Scottish Opera
21MayThe Mikado, 2016New co-production with Scottish Opera. Following their 2013 hit with The Pirates of Penzance, director Martin Lloyd-Evans and choreographer Steve Elias return with one of the most popular Gilbert and Sullivan comic operas. With a storyline packed with anti-Establishment silliness...The Mikado, 2016