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Production Team

Musical Director – Hannah Roper

Hannah Roper is a professional violinist and Musical Director of Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society. She read music at the University of Cambridge, where she founded and managed the Fitzwilliam Oratorio Project, and studied violin with Mateja Marinkovic (Royal Academy of Music). Hannah has worked in various guises with celebrated conductors including Sir Andrew Davis, Yuri Temirkanov, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Choirmasters including Stephen Cleobury and Adrian Partington. Hannah’s associations with G&S are wide-ranging; she enjoys performing from both the stage and the pit, and in 2013 designed and made the fairies’ costumes for a summer production of  Iolanthe at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall.

Iolanthe 2020 is her second production with Hereford G&S as Musical Director.

Artistic Director – Alan Durman


Our professional orchestra is drawn from a pool of talented musicians.