Julian Light Operatic Society

Light Opera in Ealing for the enjoyment of all.

Concerts of JLOS

Our Spring performance is usually a concert (Soiree) which, nowadays, is a traditional concert.

In previous years, the cast used to serve the audience a light buffet in the interval and there was a pay bar for drinks. Raffle tickets could be purchased before the show or during the interval. It thus served the Society as a fund raising event. This year, however, and going forward, it was/will be a traditional concert held in The Studio at Questors.

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Varied Content

The concerts can be whole shows such as Cox and Box/The Zoo/Trial by Jury or a series of songs or numbers related to a theme (for example "By George" our 2014 Soiree). This provides the group with opportunities to sing non G & S repertoire such as modern musicals or old time music hall. The programme of our 2008 concert "Celestial Delights" is shown below.

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Concert 24

Our 2024 concert is called Trial-La-Law and takes place next February on 26th & 27th in the Studio theatre at Questors.

Trial is cast as follows:

The Judge - Maria Zicos

The Plaintiff - Debbie Lee

The Defendant - Stephanie Laisley

The Counsel - Cora Hardy

The Usher - Jeremy Lowe

Foreman - Alan Whitworth

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Soiree 14

Our 2014 Soiree was called "By George" and devised by Debbie Edwards. It featured numbers such as The Viola Concerto by Georg Telemann and Habanera by George Bizet.

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Other items included Jeux d'enfant, a piano duet by George Bizet played by Jan & Alan and Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim

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