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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
The twenty-seventh international Gilbert and Sullivan Festival has published (20 March) the following provisional programmes:
Buxton Opera House 31 July – 7 August 2021
The National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company presents H.M.S. Pinafore: 31 Jul mat & eve, 4 Aug eve; The Mikado: 1 Aug mat & eve, 6 Aug eve; Patience: 3 Aug eve,
Opera Holland Park and Charles Court Opera present The Pirates of Penzance: 3-7 August 7.30 at Opera Holland Park Theatre, Ilchester Place London W8 6LU. www.operahollandpark.com.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