Rehearsal Schedule for November Concert

Rehearsal Schedule.

Rehearsal start on 4th Sept for 12 weeks, first two weeks will be running through both operas and then alternate weeks for HMS and Cav.

Rehearsals take place every Wednesday from 7:30pm – 10pm at Wesley Hall in Crookes Sheffield (S10 1UD – see map).

In addition, on the first two Sundays of November there will be rehearsals at Ebenezer in Walkley from 2pm – 5:30pm. On the concert day there will be a full run of both operas starting at 1:30pm.

  • Wed 23rd Oct – HMS Pinafore – All Chorus &Principals
  • Wed 30th Oct – Cavalleria Rusticana – All Chorus &Principals
  • Sun 3rd Nov – HMS Pinafore – 2pm – 3:00pm Principals Only / 3:00pm – 5:00pm Chorus & Principals
  • Wed 6th Nov – Cavalleria Rusticana – All principals &chorus
  • Sun 10th Nov – Cavalleria Rusticana – 2pm – 3:30pm Principals Only / 3:30pm – 5:30pm Chorus & Principals
  • Wed 13th Nov – HMS Pinafore – All principals must attend
  • Wed 20th Nov – start at 7pm – run both operas. Chorus & all principals must attend
  • Fri 22nd Nov (Band call) – All principals should ideally attend
  • Sat 23rd Nov – Technical running both operas – 1:30pm – Concert 7:30pm


Rehearsal Act 1 – 3rd Oct

Last night’s rehearsal covered all of Act 1. Excellent performances from both the principals and the chorus. The scenes are now really coming together.

Here are some pictures from the Golden Calf Scene

Méphistophélès (Nigel Rothery) in the Golden Calf scene
Golden Calf scene
Golden Calf scene – bow down before Méphistophélès
Méphistophélès – “You shall Bow to the Golden Calf”
Valentine (Michael Willis) confronts Méphistophélès – “I swear that I shall kill you unless you are silent!”
Valentine backed up by the towns people – takes on Méphistophélès – “We know you!”
“Behold This Cross which guards us all from Evil” – Valentine constructs a makeshift cross