Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado / Thompson, Ohio Light Opera, et al

> The Mikado - Act II: Opening: Braid the raven hair (Maidens, Pitti-Sing)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Yes, I a, indeed beautiful! (Yum-Yum) - Song: The sun, whose rays are all ablaze (Yum-Yum)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Yes, everything seems to smile upon me (Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti, Nanki, Pish-Tush)
> The Mikado - Act II: Madrigal: Brightly dawns our wedding day (Yum, Pitti, Nanki Pish-Tush)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Go, on - don't mind me (Ko, Nanki, Yum)
> The Mikado - Act II: Trio: Here's a how-de-do! (Yum, Nanki, Ko)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: My poor boy. I'm really very sorry for you (Ko, Nanki, Pooh, Yum)
> The Mikado - Act II: Scene: Miya sama, miya sama (Mikado's Troops, Mikado, Katisha)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: I am honored in being permitted tp welcome you Majesty (Ko-Ko, Mikado, Pooh) - Trio: The criminal cried (Ko, Pitti-Sing, Pooh)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: All this is very interesting (Mikado, Ko, Katisha, Pooh, Pitti)
> The Mikado - Act II: Quintet: See how the fates their gifts allot (Mikado, Ko, Pooh, Pitti, Katisha)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Well, a nice mess you've got us into (Ko, Pooh, Pitti, Nanki, Yum)
> The Mikado - Act II: Song: The flowers that bloom in the spring (Nanki, Ko, All)
> The Mikado - Act II: Recitative and Song: Alone and yet alive! (Katisha)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Katisha! (Ko, Katisha)
> The Mikado - Act II: Song: On a tree by a river a little tom-tit Sang "Willow, titwillow" (Ko-Ko)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Did he really die of love? (Katisha, Ko) - Duet: There is beauty (Katisha, Ko)
> The Mikado - Act II: Dialogue: Now them, we've had a capital lunch (Mikado, Pish-Tush, Katisha, Pooh, Ko)
> The Mikado - Act II: Finale: For he's gone and married Yum-Yum (Pitti, Ko, All)

Album Summary

>Sullivan, Arthur : Mikado
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

For a century and a quarter Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious 1885 comic opera, 'The Mikado', has elicited joyous shouts and cheers from audiences the world over - and it has survived triumphant, even in the face of controversial productions and oddball casting. This recording, taken from the Ohio Light Opera's 2008 Festival performances, includes all the music as well as the complete dialogue.



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Works Details

>Sullivan, Arthur : Mikado
  • Performers: Boyd Mackus (Voice); Erica Post (Voice); Kyle Knapp (Boy Soprano); Karla Hughes (Voice); Julie Wright (Soprano); Frederick Reeder (Baritone); David Kelleher-Flight (Voice); Jessie Martin (Voice); Dennis Jesse (Voice)
  • Conductor: J. Thompson
  • Ensemble: Ohio Light Opera
  • Running Time: 6 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1884-1885
  • Studio/Live: Live