Opera Anywhere presents H.M.S. Pinafore: 4 Jul 3pm Highfield Park Woods, St. Albans; 16 Jul 7.30 Nothe Fort,Weymouth; 31 Jul 7pm Court Farm Barn, Ledbury; 1 Aug 5pm Dean Heritage Centre, Soudley; 27 Aug 7.30 Opus Theatre, Hastings; 5 Sep 11am Brighton Open Air Theatre, Hove; 16 Oct All Saints’ church, Ockham, Woking; 14 Nov 6pm Players Theatre, Thame. The Pirates of Penzance: 3 Jun 7pm Trafford Centre,
Illyria presents H.M.S. Pinafore: 9 Jul Penlee Park, Penzance 7.30; 10 Jul Hearn Field, Combeinteignhead 6.30; 11 Jul Church Field Bowerchalke nr. Salisbury 3pm; 13 Jul Pentillie Castle and Estate, Saltash; 14 Jul Glastonbury Abbey 7pm; 16 Jul Fowlmere Village Hall and Recreation Ground nr. Cambridge 7.30; 17 Jul Berkhamsted Castle 7pm; 18 Jul Oak Hill Park, Barnet; 22 Jul Hanbury Hall, Droitwich Spa 7pm; 23 Jul Wintershill Hall,
Charles Court Opera
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle in Kent has announced performances by Charles Court Opera: Iolanthe 29 July 8pm; Express G&S (The complete works of Gilbert and Sullivan in 75 minutes) 9 August 8pm; The Mikado 27 August 8pm. 01732-866114; email@example.com.
The twenty-seventh international Gilbert and Sullivan Festival has published (20 March) the following provisional programmes:
Buxton Opera House 31 July – 7 August 2021
The National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company presents H.M.S. Pinafore: 31 Jul mat & eve, 4 Aug eve; The Mikado: 1 Aug mat & eve, 6 Aug eve; Patience: 3 Aug eve,
Opera Holland Park and Charles Court Opera
Opera Holland Park and Charles Court Opera present The Pirates of Penzance: 3-7 August 7.30 at Opera Holland Park Theatre, Ilchester Place London W8 6LU. www.operahollandpark.com.
Opera della Luna
Opera della Luna presents Cox and Box (full version) and Offenbach’s Les Deux Aveugles. Wilton’s Music Hall, London, 31 August – 4 September: Tuesday 5pm and 7.45; Wednesday 7.30; 2 September 2.30 and 7.30; Friday 7.30; Saturday 2.30 and 7.30. Performance lasts 90 minutes; no interval. Distancing measures in place. www.wiltons.org.uk
The Merry Opera Company
The Merry Opera Company will present a new production of The Mikado in September. More details to follow. www.merryopera.co.uk.
The Risingholme Orchestra, Christchurch, New Zealand, presents Wilfred Bendall’s Suite from King Arthur at a date to be confirmed in November 2021; plus some movements of the Irish Symphony. More details as they become available.
The Light of the World is to be performed in the Christuskirche, Karlsruhe, on 30 April 2023. The performance will be conducted by Peter Gortner. Our friends in the Deutsche Sullivan-Gesellschaft, who believe this will be the German première of the complete oratorio, are holding their Annual General Meeting in Karlsruhe the previous day. More details later.