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Sir Arthur Sullivan Society
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Sir Arthur Sullivan
The July issue of Gramophone contained an excellent review of Dutton’s recordings of Haddon Hall, Mr Jericho and Captain Billy, sponsored by the Sir Arthur Sullivan Society.
“for the quality of the performances, as well as the imaginative choice of repertoire, this recording sets a new standard in the presentation of English light opera on disc. More, please! ” (Richard Bratby,Read More
The Finnish première of Sullivan’s The Zoo will take place in Muurame, about 160 miles north of Helsinki, on 7 November at 7pm. Further performances: 8 Nov 5pm, 10 & 13 Nov 7pm, 14 Nov 2pm, 15 Nov 5pm.
The company performing the opera is Muuppera, which looks to provide opportunities for recently graduated singers to show off their talents. There will be a small chorus,Read More
Charles Court Opera presents Express G&S: The complete works of Gilbert & Sullivan in 75 mins! Pleasance Theatre, London: 17-22 November. Tues – Fri 7pm; Sat and Sun 2pm.The Maltings Theatre, St. Albans 24 – 28 November 7.30. Performance lasts 75 minutes; no interval. Distancing measures in place. More information and bookings: www.charlescourtopera.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