Gilbert & Sullivan: 'The Mikado' / Groucho Marx, Helen Traubel, Stanley Holloway, Dennis King, Barbara Meister et al. (1960 telecast + interviews, bonus features) [DVD]
1 DVD Video / Video Artists International / 2012-06-12Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
Performers: Holloway, Stanley; King, Dennis; Rounseville, Robert; Traubel, Helen
For the legendary comic actor Groucho Marx, playing the role of Ko-Ko in The Mikado "fulfilled a lifelong ambition." The Mikado was Groucho's favorite among...continue...
2 CD / Opera Australia / 2012-01-31Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
Conductors: Castles-Onion, Brian
Ensemble: Orchestra Victoria
The Mikado is perhaps the most widely-loved and hilarious of Gilbert and Sullivan's Savoy Operas. With a fabulous cast astutely directed by Stuart Maunder, this...continue...
Recording information: The Arts Centre, Melbourne (05/24/2011-05/25/2011)....continue...
25 CD / Decca / 2011-06-14Works: Arthur Sullivan: Gondoliers; Grand Duke; Overture di ballo, for orchestra in E major; Henry VIII; HMS Pinafore; Iolanthe (The Peer and the Peri), operetta; Mikado; Patience (Bunthorne's Bride), opere...
Performers: Adams, Donald; Palmer, Christene; Potter, Philip; Reed, John; Round, Thomas
Conductors: Godfrey, Isidore; Nash, Royston; Sargent, Malcolm; Mackerras, Charles; Walker, James
29 May 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir William Schwenck Gilbert - the librettist of one of the most famous musical...continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Import / 2010-05-11Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
2 CD / Albany Records / 2008-11-11Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
Performers: Hughes, Karla; Jesse, Dennis; Kelleher-Flight, David; Knapp, Kyle; Mackus, Boyd; Martin, Jessie Wright; Post, Erica; Reeder, Frederick; Wright, Julie
Conductors: Thompson, J. Lynn
Ensemble: Ohio Light Opera
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...continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-07-08Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Cameron, John; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Morison, Elsie; Sinclair, Jeannette; Wallace, Ian
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: Pro Arte Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
The first and most orchestrally spirited of the Sargent G&S series, with crisp delivery from the Japanese courtiers and a top-notch pair of...continue...
3 CD / Pearl / 2001-03-27Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado; Yeomen of the Guard
Performers: Drummond-Grant, Ann; Fancourt, Darrell; Flynn, Radley; Gillingham, Joan; Green, Martyn; Griffiths, Neville; Halman, Ella; Harding, Muriel; Harris, Donald [D'Oyly Carte]; Mitchell, Margaret; Osborn, L...
Conductors: Godfrey, Isidore
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus; D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
5 CD / Telarc / 1999-07-27Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado; Pirates of Penzance; HMS Pinafore; Trial by Jury; Yeomen of the Guard
Performers: Adams, Donald; Ainsley, John Mark; Allen, Thomas; Archer, Neill; Banks, Barry; Evans, Rebecca; Folwell, Nicholas; Garrett, Eric; Gossage, Julie; Howells, Anne; Knight, Gillian; Maxwell, Donald; McLau...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Chorus; Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Telarc presents a special boxed set of the five most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operettas in highly praised performances led by Sir Charles Mackerras. "A...continue...
1 CD / Telarc / 1992-02-25Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
Performers: Adams, Donald; Folwell, Nicholas; Howells, Anne; McLaughlin, Marie [Soprano Vocals]; Palmer, Felicity; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Suart, Richard; van Allan, Richard [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; ...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Chorus