The Trumpet Bray

The Trumpet BrayThe Trumpet Bray is our bimonthly newsletter, featuring articles of interest to the G&S community, reviews of local productions, a list of upcoming auditions, and information about our meetings.

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2016 Summer Concert Series with New England Light Opera & NEGASS

Join us again this summer for the annual New England Light Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Summer Concert Series at The Community House of Hamilton and Wenham! Hear some of the finest singers in the greater Boston area performing with Thomas B. Dawkins at the piano some of the most beloved music of all time in a different concert each Wednesday night in July. Opening night is July 6th, and the house is frequently packed, so get your tickets early! All shows are at 7:30 p.m. at the beautiful and air-conditioned Hamilton Wenham Community House. 

 
Wednesdays at 7:30pm

The Community House of Hamilton & Wenham
284 Bay Road
Hamilton, MA 01982

7/6  “Here's a Howdy-Do!” songs and scenes from the beloved shows of Gilbert & Sullivan

7/13  “Broadway Lights” songs and scenes from the great musical theater shows

7/20   “Songs from the Gilded Stage” scenes and arias from the greatest operas and operettas

7/27   “Cabaret Nights” an intimate evening of jazz standards and torch songs

 

Buy a summer pass in advance–incredible value!

Summer Pass for All Four Concerts:  $35 adults, $25 NEGASS members and seniors 65 and older, and $15 kids and students

Per-Show Tickets: $12 adults, $10 NEGASS members and seniors 65 and older, and $5 kids and students

LONGWOOD OPERA/NEGASS LMLO "THE MIKADO" and ANNUAL MEETING

We're thrilled to announce the Longwood Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Last Minute Light Opera performance of "The Mikado"! Join us on Sunday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, in Needham, MA for our ninth collaboration and an amazing cast. The audience is the chorus, so bring your scores and sing along from your seats! Costumes and kids are always welcome. Admission is free, but donations to our worthy organizations are always gratefully accepted at the door, and we will follow this performance with our official Annual Meeting to elect new Board Members. We look forward to having you join us in the town of Titipu!

Conductor - Thomas B. Dawkins
Piano - Jim Hay
Koko - Tom Frates (cover Jon Saul)
Pooh Bah - Lonnie Powell (cover Randy Glidden)
Pish Tush - Steve Lebron (cover Tim Daughters)
Nanki Poo - Ethan Butler (cover Tom Ostrowski)
Mikado - Tony Parkes (cover Art Dunlap)
Yum Yum - Connell Benn (cover Linda Barbieri)
Pitti Sing - Shannon Lebron (cover Kaori Emery)
Peep Bo - Angela Jajko (cover Lisa Pierce-Goldstein)
Katisha - Kate Meifert (cover Carolyn Kelly Schwartz)
Go-To - Larry Millner

Last Minute Light Opera 'The Gondoliers' with Greater Worcester Opera and NEGASS

We're thrilled to announce a Greater Worcester Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Last Minute Light Opera performance of "The Gondoliers"! Join us on Saturday, March 5th at 6:00 p.m. at 65 Briarwood Circle in Worcester, MA, to see one of Gilbert & Sullivan's funniest shows about kings, switched babies, starcrossed lovers, and Venice. Ah, Venice. The audience is the chorus, so bring your scores and sing along from your seats! Costumes and kids are always welcome. Admission is free, but donations to our worthy organizations are always gratefully accepted at the door. Many of our talented performers are from the NEGASS Ensemble which recently appeared on the national radio show Says You!, so don't miss them together onstage again. It will be an amazing show!

Cast List below

Contact Info

New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society
28 Royal St.
Waltham, MA 02452
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