The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Sussex

The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Sussex

The penultimate event for 2017 held at the
Birch Hotel, Haywards Heath
22nd October
was:-

MUSICAL MEMORIES WITH SUSAN FLEET

with

GERALDINE ROWLAND OBE AT THE PIANO,

and

 Melvyn Tarran asking the questions


"MUSICAL MEMORIES with THE SUSAN FLEET"

A programme of songs and questions from Melvyn Tarran.

 THE RECITAL PROGRAMME

The Sun whose Rays - Mikado

Bist du bei mir - Bach

I Sit in the Sun - Salad Days

Voi che Sapete - Marriage of Figaro

Fly Home Little Heart - The Dancing Years

Memory - Cats

I Can’t Say No - Oklahoma

Moonfall - The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Vila - Merry Widow

Silvered is the Raven Hair - Patience

What are you doing the Rest of your Life - Michael Legrand


Susan Fleet is a well-known Sussex Entrepreneur and part time professional soprano who also was the founder of the highly regarded Cantemus choir, she has appeared as leading soprano in every Gilbert and Sullivan Opera, numerous musicals and Grand Opera.

 Susan has raised thousands of pounds for charity through musical events, this year as a complete departure Susan is due to record a CD of jazz with Claire Martin a renowned jazz singer and a presenter on BBC radio. All the proceeds from the recording are being donated to Dame Vera Lynn`s children's charity.

At the event was revealed, the story of how she auditioned for The D`Oyly Carte Opera at the age of 16 also her amazing life and career on and off the stage.





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Melvyn Tarren & Susan Fleet

1222- 160
Susan Fleet & Geraldine Rowland

Susan Fleet left in Iolanthe

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Sylvia Nixon, Susan Fleet & Geraldine Rowland

The Wandering Minstrels  being presented with the Isabel Jay Trophy 1974-75

Susan Fleet is third from left

Susan and her company look after the public affairs of Dame Vera Lynn who celebrated her 100th birthday in 2017.

The over 3000 congratulatory messages she has received have been a joyous and very heavy workload for Susan and her staff.




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