Category Archives: Royal Northern College of Music

Manchester Musical: Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance is probably the most famous operetta written by the Victorian equivalent of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice. They are of course, WS Gilbert And Sir Arthur Sullivan. Even if you don’t know any Gilbert & … Continue reading

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Fairies and Peers Make A Night Of It

The Royal Northern College of Music fairly shook with the loud cheers and applause as we finished our final performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe on Saturday night. We’d struggled to sell tickets again this year. And that’s despite a … Continue reading

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