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Sir Arthur Sullivan Society
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Sir Arthur Sullivan
The Society’s second set of Sullivan’s songs has just been released by Chandos. The new 2-CD set is available to buy from the Society’s shop. Mary Bevan, Kitty Whately, Ben Johnson, Ashley Riches are accompanied by David Owen Norris. Along with the earlier Chandos album of Sullivan Songs (CHAN 10935(2) ) and recordings by students of the Royal Northern College of Music available here this completes Norris’ survey of all Sullivan’s songs.Read More
Charles Court Opera presents Iolanthe: 30 May 2.30 & 7.30, 16/17 Jun 7.30 The Roman Theatre Open-Air Festival, St. Albans; 19 Jun 6pm Villages Music Festival, Chalvington, Sussex; 29 Jul 8pm Hever Festival, Hever Castle; 7 Aug 2pm, 7pm International G&S Festival, Buxton Opera House; 11 Aug 2pm, 7pm G&S Festival, Harrogate. More information and bookings www.charlescourtopera.com.Read More
Charles Court Opera presents Express G&S (The complete works of G&S in 75 minutes): 31 May 1pm, 4.30pm The Roman Theatre Open-Air Festival, St. Albans; 23/24/25/30 Jun, 1/2 Jul 7.30 The Pleasance, London; 26 Jun 3pm, 6pm Lawrence Battley Theatre, Huddersfield; 11 Jul mat & eve Lichfield Festival; 9 Aug 8pm Hever Festival at Hever Castle; 12/17 Aug 2pm G&S Festival, Harrogate; 29 Sep 7.30 City Varieties Music Hall,Read More
Arthur Sullivan: HADDON HALL (1892); libretto Sydney Grundy. Complete without spoken dialogue. First professional recording.
Ed Lyon (tenor) – John Manners; Henry Waddington (bass-baritone) – Sir George Vernon; Adrian Thompson (tenor) – Oswald; Ben McAteer (baritone) – Rupert Vernon; Donald Maxwell (baritone) – McCrankie; Sarah Tynan (soprano) – Dorothy Vernon; Fiona Kimm ( mezzo-soprano) – Lady Vernon; Angela Simkin (mezzo-soprano) – Dorcas; BBC Singers (chorus master Matthew Morley); BBC Concert Orchestra; John Andrews (conductor).Shop