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Go Topsy Turvy!

Join the Ottawa Choral Society for an evening of unalloyed absurdity! Step back in time to the England of Queen Victoria as impresario Jordan de Souza, the New Discovery soloists, and the Choral Society introduce you to a world of swashbuckling pirates, mad maidens, saucy fairies, ghosts who come to life, a delightfully ridiculous Major-General, and Spanish gaiety. Beloved choruses, tongue-twisting patter songs, cheeky set pieces, and gloriously sentimental arias from the comic operas of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan – this is the music that Read More +

Meet our directing team

The Pirates of Penzance! The Savoy Society of Ottawa is please to announce the following directors for their upcoming production of the Pirates of Penzance. Gloria Jean Nagy, Musical Director:  a conductor, musical director, musician and singing teacher of substantial experience, Gloria Jean has conducted the Amabile Singers of Nepean for twenty seasons, Kanata Choral Society for nine seasons, the West Ottawa Children’s Chorus, Goulbourn Jubilee Singers and Concordia Women’s Choir, each for five seasons, as well as shorter contracts with the West Carleton Choral Read More +

Pirates of Penzance audition notice

The Savoy Society of Ottawa announces auditions for Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera The Pirates of Penzance to be performed June 12, 13 and 14th at Woodroofe United Church. To be assigned an audition time, please send an email to info@ottawasavoysociety.org, or call (613) 727-6321. The first audition is being held Wednesday, January 7th at Notre Dame High School, 710 Broadview Avenue, room 125.  Subsequent ones will be held next Monday January 12 and Wednesday January 14.  If these nights are not good for you, Read More +