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Sir Arthur Sullivan Society
The Society aims to promote and generate interest in the music of Sir Arthur Sullivan through recordings, publications, festivals and the Society's magazine. We hope you find everything you need to know about Sullivan and the Society on this website including:
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Sir Arthur Sullivan
Dutton Epoch have released the new complete recording of Sullivan’s 1873 oratorio ‘The Light of the World’, sponsored by the Sir Arthur Sullivan Society. This magnificent recording is the latest in a series of works by Sullivan to be conducted by John Andrews with the BBC Concert Orchestra and includes Ben McAteer singing the rôle of Jesus and Natalya Romaniw as Mary. Read John Andrew’s blog ‘Arthur Sullivan, the serious composer’ here.
“The Light of the World .Read More
Charles Court Opera presents H.M.S. Pinafore at the King’s Head Theatre, Upper Street, Islington, London: 10 Apr-11 May. Tue-Sat 7pm; Sun 3pm. No performance Mondays. 0207-226-8561; www.charlescourtopera.com.Read More
Opera Anywhere presents Patience, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. Tour dates and venues as follows:
Patience: Cotswold Playhouse, Stroud; 12 Apr 7pm; The Theatre Chipping Norton 13 Apr 7.45; Village Hall, Steeple Aston 18 May 7.30; Mannington Gardens, Norfolk 6 July 12 noon;Read More
This two CD set includes a complete recording of Sullivan’s song cycle The Window as well as another 35 songs to texts by Shakespeare, Tennyson and others. The accompanying booklet gives a detailed analysis of the songs by David Owen Norris who accompanies Mary Bevan (soprano), Ben Johnson (tenor) and Ashley Riches (bass-baritone) in this survey of Sullivan’s song output.Shop