Pirates of Penzance Auditions, Sunday 28 February 2021

Wellington Light Opera will be auditioning 1pm-4pm on Sunday 28 February 2021 at Te Whaea for principals and ensemble for the October Pirates of Penzance season.  If you’re a capable singer, enjoy acting and are available for rehearsals and all performance dates we want to hear from you. You can book your audition (5 minutes for chorus, or 10 minutes …

Confirmation of 2020 General Meeting

Hi all: This is to confirm that the General Meeting of the Wellington Gilbert and Sullivan Society will go ahead tomorrow Monday 17 August 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Brian Davis Room, Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, Hill Street, Thorndon (access by The Loaves and Fishes). Our aim will be to regularise matters following …

Farewell Don Blackmore

We are sad to report the passing of Don Blackmore who many of you will remember for his work as sound and lighting manager in the Society’s recent productions. He will be greatly missed and very hard to replace. RIP Don.  Details of funeral arrangements etc can be fund at https://deaths.dompost.co.nz/obituaries/dominion-post-nz/obituary.aspx?n=donald-blackmore&pid=196287382&fhid=12691

Auditions for our 2020 productions

Wellington Light Opera will be auditioning 10am-3pm on 15 and 16 February 2020 at Te Whaea for principals and chorus for three Gilbert and Sullivan operetta productions in 2020.  If you’re a capable singer, enjoy acting and are available for rehearsals and all performance dates for one or more of the shows outlined below we want to …

Concert: 13th October in Island Bay

We will be performing a lively programme of light operatic, contemporary and Gilbert & Sullivan pieces on Sunday 13th October 2019, at the Island Bay Presbyterian Church. The concert will start at 2pm, and tickets will be sold on the door. Adult tickets will cost $15, and admission for under-15s will be free. We look …