A Summer’s evening with Gilbert and Sullivan
Sun 23 Aug 8pm
Gates 6.30pm for picnics
The performance will take place on Main Lawn, arrive via the main car park
Join us for this spectacular programme of G&S favourites, that is sure to send you home whistling a happy tune.
Charles Court Opera, “the masters of G&S in small spaces”, present this summer concert of songs, scenes and ensembles from the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan, including well known favourites from The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore, Iolanthe and more.
The cast will include Llio Evans, Meriel Cunningham, Matthew Kellett, Philip Lee and John Savournin, with David Eaton on piano.
Charles Court Opera is one of the leading chamber opera and music theatre companies in the UK. They are one of the champions of the current reinvigoration of Gilbert and Sullivan, recently receiving the award for Best Opera Production at the Offies for HMS Pinafore. This summer, they were scheduled to co-produce The PIrates of Penzance with Opera Holland Park.
★★★★★ “From the opening explosion of energy this is a show that knows where it’s heading, and that’s to five-star heaven.” – What’s On Stage on The Mikado
★★★★ “A winning blend of gusto and wit… ” – Evening Standard on The Mikado
★★★★★ ‘irresistible’ – The Stage on HMS Pinafore