Summer at Savoy

Newly appointed board members The Savoy Society of Ottawa is pleased to announce its new board of directors for the 2016-2017 season: Morris Rothman – President Suzanne Amey – Vice-President David Milne – Treasurer Montana Tait – Secretary Katherine Hobbs – Publicity Director Wilhem Van Geyzel – Member at large Al Tassie – Member at large Richard Langlois – Member at large Summer Sing-a-longs and Volunteer Appreciation Night Summer sing-a-longs start tomorrow! Bring a score (if you have one) and be prepared to sing. We will Read More +

Iolanthe tickets now on sale

Tickets for this year’s Iolanthe production by the Savoy Society of Ottawa are now available. Click here to purchase them online and have them delivered by email. All tickets are $25 general admission. This year’s production will take place at Cedarview Alliance Church 2784 Cedarview Road (near Fallowfield) Show dates are as follows: Friday, May 27th 7:30 pm Saturday, May 28th, 7:30 pm Sunday, May 29th, 3:00 pm

Spotlight on the Iolanthe Orchestra

The making of the Savoy Society’s Iolanthe orchestra Savoy Society’s Iolanthe features a 14-piece+  orchestra that even Sir Arthur Sullivan would have been proud of, directed by Gloria Jean Nagy. Without the Savoy operas we would never had had Fiddler on the Roof, Cats or the Lion King. Classical music writer, Lawrence Johnson, reflected that  “Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas are musical titaniums”. Dave Woycheshin, playing the role of Lord Mountararat, is an active community musician in Ottawa and was instrumental (yes, a play on words Read More +