" This skillful, lovingly reverential production of H.M.S. Pinafore is the sparkling gem that Gilbert and Sullivan lovers have been waiting years to see. "
Simon Parris: Man in Chair

Melbourne Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore, their first big success. H.M.S. Pinafore features many of G&S’s best loved comic songs, arias and choruses in a scintillating and timeless send up of the British class system and politicians.

Cast and Crew

Conducted by Greg Hocking

Gilbert and Sullivan under the stars!

One Shows Only!

WHEN:Sunday, 25 February 2018 – 6pm 
WHERE: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne – Southern Cross Lawn
Enter Observatory Gate, opposite the Shrine of Remembrance, Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra
RUNNING TIME: approx. 2.5 hours inc. 20 min intermission.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?: Pack a picnic full of goodies that you like to eat and drink, a rug or chair to sit on. Chairs are available to hire for $5.
Tickets are also sold on-site at the box office from 1 hour prior to the performance start time (subject to availability).

Ticket Prices

Adult  $50
Student/Concession  $45
Children (2 years to 15 years) $25