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HMS PINAFORE

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If you like a straight, quite traditional version of G & S then this is for you. This year the production by the renowned Savoy Arts (now performing as Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Sydney) is HMS PINAFORE, first performed in 1878 and regarded. as one of their ‘big three‘ ( along with  The Mikado and  Pirates of Penzance). Directed by Elizabeth Lowrencev and under the graceful , inspired musical direction of maestro Rod Mounjed this is a production that vocally and musically delights and enchants .

Ignore the ridiculous plot twist at the end that theoretically puts all to rights. Just sit back, relax and enjoy. Continue reading HMS PINAFORE