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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
Scottish Opera presents:
The Gondoliers: Theatre Royal, Glasgow 16/21/23 Oct (also a shortened, dementia-friendly Access Performance 22 Oct); Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 28/29/30/31 Oct, 4/6 Nov (Access Performance 3 Nov); Eden Court theatre Inverness 10/11/13 Nov (Access Performance 12 Nov); Hackney Empire, London 30/31 Mar, 2 Apr 2022. Musical Director Derek Clark, Director Stuart Maunder. Richard Suart as the Duke.
Utopia Limited: Theatre Royal,Read More
As part of a complete retrospective of the films of Mike Leigh at BFI Southbank (aka the National Film Theatre), there will be two screenings of a double bill of Launder & Gilliat’s The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan and Mike Leigh’s Topsy-Turvy. The season runs from 18th October to 30th November, and the G&S programme will screen on Sunday 14th November and Sunday 28th November. Mike will be doing a post-screening Q&A on 14th.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