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 …

Michael Vinten – 2020 Concert Series Musical Director

Michael’s professional activities span conducting, teaching, composing and arranging. His performing repertoire and experience is very broad, covering orchestral, choral, operatic, Music Theatre and numerous collaborations with Maori performers. After studying Music History and Composition at Victoria University, Wellington, Michael completed a Masters Degree in Orchestral Conducting at Cincinnati University’s College – Conservatory of Music, …

Alison Hodge – 2020 Concert Series Director

Alison Hodge is a free-lance director, teacher and performer based in Wellington. She has had a diverse career in the performing arts, working in theatre, opera and music theatre, as well as directing numerous plays from Shakespeare to contemporary NZ theatre. Alison was the stage director for Pocket Opera productions from 1995-2000, and worked with …

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 …