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Elizabeth Watts (Josephine), Toby Spence (Ralph Rackstraw), John Mark Ainsley (Sir Joseph Porter KCB), Andrew Foster-Williams (Captain Corcoran), Hilary Summers (Buttercup), Neal Davies (Dick Deadeye), Gavan Ring (Bill Bobstay), Barnaby Rea (Bob Becket), Kitty Whately (Hebe), Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)
Richard Egarr brings springy energy to the score...Elizabeth Watts's Josephine has a mischievous touch. — More…
Donald Adams (The Mikado), Thomas Round (Nanki-Poo), Peter Pratt (Ko-Ko), Kenneth Sandford (Pooh-Bah), Alan Styler (Pish-Tush), Jean Hindmarsh (Yum-Yum), Beryl Dixon (Pitti-Sing), Jennifer Toye (Peep-Bo) & Ann Drummond-Grant (Katisha), Julia Goss (The Plaintiff), Colin Wright (The Defendant),...
The new Decca set will hold its own for its authenticity among real lovers of Gilbert and Sullivan — More…
D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, Chorus and New Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Isidore Godfrey, Sir Malcolm Sargent
John Reed (Sir Joseph Porter), Pauline Wales (Hebe), Thomas Lawlor (Captain Corcoran), Christine Palmer (Little Buttercup), Ralph Mason (Ralph Rackstraw), Valerie Masterson (Josephine), John Ayldon (Dick Deadeye), Arthur Jackson (Bob Becket), Jon Ellison (Bob Bobstay)
D’Oyly Carte Opera Chorus,...
D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, New Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Isidore Godfrey
Richard Suart (Sir Joseph), Thomas Allen (Captain Corcoran), Michael Schade (Ralph Rackstraw), Rebecca Evans (Josephine), Felicity Palmer (Little Buttercup), Donald Adams (Dick Deadeye), Richard Van Allan (Bill Bobstay)
Welsh National Opera, Sir Charles Mackerras
As always, Mackerras keeps the livelier numbers moving along comfortably without ever a hint of rushing, while giving full weight to the tender moments and, above all, caressing all the details... — More…