High Spirits On The High Seas – Gilbert And Sullivan Opera Sydney Presents The Pirates Of Penzance
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High Spirits On The High Seas – Gilbert And Sullivan Opera Sydney Presents The Pirates Of Penzance

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Sydney presents a high-spirited production of the Pirates of Penzance under the stage direction of Victoria Watson. Gilbert and Sullivan’s swashbuckling operetta follows the adventures of young Frederic, who was mistakenly apprenticed to a band of pirates after his nursemaid mistook his father’s instructions to apprentice him to a ‘pilot’. What follows…

Sydney Independent Opera’s double bill – Holst and Puccini
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Sydney Independent Opera’s double bill – Holst and Puccini

Sydney Independent Opera present an unusual double bill this weekend with its productions of Gustav Holst’s The Wandering Scholar  and Puccini’s The Cloak (Il Tabarro). The Wandering Scholar was Holst’s last and most successful opera (he wrote four)*. It is a work in miniature, written in one act for a small orchestra and just four singers (tenor,…