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August 2017

The Gondoliers orchestration featured at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival 2017 with the award winning performance by the Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

 

January 2014
New revision of Yeomen of the Guard complete. Now scored for single wind and brass, plus strings and percussion. Premiered by the Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society at the Palace Theatre, Watford. 

 

January 2011
HMS Pinafore and Trial by Jury complete. Premiered by the Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society at the Palace Theatre, Watford. 

 

April 2010
HMS Pinafore and Trial by Jury started. To be premiered by the Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society in January 2011 at the Palace Theatre, Watford. 

 

November 2009
Iolanthe is complete and the first performance was at the Radlett Centre by Radlett Light Operatic Society on 17th November 2009. Parts are now available for hire.

 

October 2009
Iolanthe nearly completed. To be performed in the Radlett Centre by Radlett Light Operatic Society in November 2009. 

 

June 2008
Work on the Iolanthe is due to start soon. This is scheduled to be performed in November 2009

 

May 2007
Work on the The Mikado is finished. First performance 22nd May at the Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth.

 

February 2007
Work on the The Mikado has started. This arrangement will have its first performance in May 2007 at the Watersmeet Theatre with PHEOS Musical Players. 

 

January 2007
The Gondoliers was performed at the Palace Theatre Watford. Conductor and orchestra commented on the readability and effectiveness of the arrangement. 

The Gondoliers will be performed by the Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society from 22nd January using this new orchestration. More information can be obtained from Watford Palance Theatre.

 

October 2006
The Gondoliers reduction is complete. Parts printing still to be finished. First performance will be with Radlett Light Operatic Society at the Radlett Centre in Hertfordshire at the end of November.

 

February 2006
The Gondoliers reduction has been started. It will be performed by ALGSS (Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society) early in 2007 in the Watford Palace Theatre.

The Pirates orchestration was used by the ALGSS at the Watford Palace Theatre. Very good reviews.

 

December 2005
The Pirates orchestration will be used by the Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society at the Watford Palace Theatre in January 2006, 23-28th. Several other societies are interested in using this orchestration as far a part as New Zealand the USA.

 

May 2005
Pirates is finished! Parts are complete. 1st performance 10th May 2005 a great success!

 

February 2005
Work progressing steadily on Pirates of Penzance. The plan is also to use the original 1880 ending.

 

January 2005
Work started on Pirates of Penzance for performance at the Radlett Centre in May by Radlett Light Operatic Society.

 

21st January 2005
PJ Music Works Launched
This new website has been launched to provide information about the project to re-orchestrate the Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas for smaller forces. For more information and details on the availability of works please contact Philip Joslin. (See Contact details).

 

20th January 2005

Yeomen of the Guard completed. The orchestration has been reduced from Sullivan's original of 14 wind and brass, strings and percussion to one each of all 7 wind and brass instruments, strings and percussion. The first performance was on 14th February 2005 at the Watford Palace Theatre. 

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