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 is presented less formally in a cabaret type environment with the audience sitting at tables.

The cast normally serves the audience a light buffet in the interval and there is a pay bar for drinks. Raffle tickets can be purchased before the show or during the interval. It thus serves the Society as a fund raising event.

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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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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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