Inviting all singers! We are inviting all singers to be part of the Gilbert & Sullivan pit choir for Iolanthe, May 27 – 29th, 2016 What is a pit choir, you might ask ? The pit choir for the The Savoy Society of Ottawa sings offstage selected Iolanthe chorus songs in bass, tenor, alto or soprano parts. The bonus: a chance to enjoy Gilbert & Sullivan’s funny observations about life and Parliament, up close and personal – and realize they are still true today! Rehearsal commitments: Two group rehearsals with our Read More +
The Savoy Society of Ottawa announces a new venue and dates for Iolanthe! 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 Mark your calendars! Due to concerns about sight lines and acoustics at Woodroffe, we have moved our show to a very nice venue just outside of Barrhaven. Tickets will be available soon.
The Savoy Society of Ottawa announces that auditions for Iolanthe start November 28th, 2015. Call (613) 727-6321 for an appointment, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The show will be stage directed by Meredith Matthews, and music directed by Gloria Jean Nagy. You will be asked to prepare a song (preferably from the show), and bring sheet music for the accompanist. You may also be asked to read lines for the audition committee. Iolanthe is a comic Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, featuring a large chorus and triple-threat leads (singing, Read More +