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, Sir; 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 / 2010-03-16Works: Arthur Sullivan: Ruddigore
2 CD / Albany Records / 2009-12-08Works: Arthur Sullivan: Ruddigore
Conductors: Borowitz, Michael
Gilbert & Sullivan's hilarious 1887 Gothic comic opera, complete with dialogue and music, was recorded at the 2009 Festival of the Ohio Light Opera. Originally...continue...
Recording information: Wooster College, Wooster, OH (2009)....continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-07-08Works: Arthur Sullivan: Ruddigore; The Merchant of Venice, incidental music
Performers: Baker, George [Baritone Vocal]; Blackburn, Harold; Brannigan, Owen; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Morison, Elsie; Rouleau, Joseph
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Dunn, Vivian
Ensemble: ; Pro Arte Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
An underrated gem, meshing parody pastoral with supernatural and graced by Sargent's attention to instrumental detail.