Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Welcome to the website of the Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society! If you like to sing, dance, act, watch, eat, drink, socialise or all of the above, this is the place for you. The society puts on a show at least every term, and there are many sing-throughs, dinners and other social events to enjoy. For more information about the society and the latest shows, news and events follow the links above.

 A selection of acceptable acting styles when performing G&S

Latest News

  • Best of G&S concert! The G&S society warmly welcomes you to a concert of the very best of Gilbert and Sullivan arias and songs! Bring your friends and family and enjoy this concert of highlights from the Gilbert and Sullivan operas! Tickets can be found here:
    Posted May 27, 2016, 11:03 AM by Jonatan Rostén
  • Princess Ida singthrough Greetings fellow GnSers,Join us in the Larkum studio at the ADC theatre 7pm this evening (Monday 9th May) for a merry sing through of Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida. It's a great opera with many good tunes and a marvellous act 2 finale! This will be a lovely relaxed evening of singing and a great excuse to take a break from revision to spend a few hours in the best company there is!
    Posted May 9, 2016, 3:08 AM by Jonatan Rostén
  • HMS Pinafore at West Road Concert Hall As some of you may know, CUG&S are incredibly lucky to have a regular slot at the fantastic West Road Concert Hall in Lent Term. Next year will be our fourth performance for which we have selected the hugely popular HMS Pinafore! With rousing anthems, gorgeous arias and themes of love, loss, class and rank, Pinafore is widely regarded as one of the best of Gilbert and Sullivan's operas and we are delighted to have the opportunity to perform it as such a large scale spectacle at this incredible venue! The show will run in Week 3 of Lent Term (week beginning Monday 6th February 2017).Applications are currently open for ProducerDirector and Musical Director. Please send ...
    Posted May 5, 2016, 4:10 AM by Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society
  • Best of G&S concert We are delighted to announce that on Thursday 16th June CUG&S will be staging a concert in Great St Mary's Church from 7pm. The evening will be jam-packed full of the very best arias, madrigals, choruses and patter songs selected from all of Gilbert and Sullivan's works and will feature a large chorus and orchestra to accompany the most talented soloists the society has to offer! We are immeasurably excited by this project and cannot wait for all of you to be involved!Applications are currently open for the following roles: Musical DirectorAssistant Musical DirectorDirector andPublicity Designer. If you would like to be considered for any of these positions, please send a short ...
    Posted Apr 29, 2016, 8:17 AM by Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society
  • Sister Abigail Sister Abigail (Week 4, 18th-21st May, ADC Late Show) is looking for chorus members and orchestral players!This irreverent new comic opera tells the story of sisters Caroline and Abigail - one a Princess, the other a novice. An official visit causes their paths to cross, just as Abigail and her fellow novices resolve to escape the cloister and return to their former lives. With melodies merry and melancholy, and an all-female cast, Sister Abigail is the best opera about two nuns in a bath you will ever see!The orchestra will require relatively low rehearsal commitment (one two hour call and a dress rehearsal on the 11th May), and is currently in need of strings, wind and brass ...
    Posted Apr 29, 2016, 8:16 AM by Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society
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