& Josephine – Heather Mackay chats about her leading role as HMS Pinafore’s conflicted heroine

Making her debut lead with Gilbert & Sullivan WA’s upcoming production of HMS Pinafore, Heather Mackay discusses her cheeky character, and her personal and career passion for music education.  Heather Mackay in HMS Pinafore Has Josephine been a fun role to prepare? What do you think of your character? Josephine has been very fun to Read More

Meet the Artist ~ Izaak Wesson ~ Musical Director, Iolanthe

Founder of the Perth Orchestra Project, Izaak Wesson leads POP as Artistic and Executive Director in creating innovative performances that fulfil the vision to create art that enriches the cultural vibrancy of Western Australia. Izaak is a conductor, musicologist, and arts administrator, currently completing his Master’s degree in music at the University of Western Australia. Read More

On Shore and Sea

Savoy Opera Chorale presents sea faring songs from the Gilbert & Sullivan collection plus Arthur Sullivan’s dramatic musical cantata, On Shore and Sea on Sunday, 14 November at 3.00pm. The concert will featuring upbeat pieces from HMS Pinafore and Ruddigore, and the rarely performed one act, On Shore and Sea. This cantata tells of war Read More

Emily in Ploverleigh

With her character facing an intriguing quandary, Emily Schinkel discusses her lead role of Aline Sangazure in Gilbert & Sullivan WA’s upcoming musical comedy of magic and mismatched couples, The Sorcerer. Tell us about your character in The Sorcerer. What do you think of her? Aline begins the story as a sweet and charming young Read More

Trial by Jury+

The Savoy Opera Chorale presents Trial by Jury+,  an effervescent concert of some of Gilbert & Sullivan’s best known songs plus their one act comic operetta, Trial by Jury, a light hearted musical satire about a “breach of promise of marriage” lawsuit . “probably the most successful British one-act operetta of all time”.  – Kurt Gänzl, Read More