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Iolanthe & Martha

11/26/11 12:00PM

Flotow's Martha was first performed on November 25, 1847; Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe had its premiere on November 25, 1882.  We hear excerpts from these two delightful works.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:02pm

Iolanthe: Overture
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: New Promenade Orchestra
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan - Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London A4210 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1951
 
 

12:10pm

Iolanthe: "When all night long"
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
Soloists: Kenneth Sandford, bass
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London 414145
Release Year: 1960
 
 

12:15pm

Iolanthe: "Strephon's a Member of Parliament"
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London 414145
Release Year: 1960
 
 

12:17pm

Iolanthe: "When Britain really ruled the waves"
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
Soloists: Donald Adams, bass-baritone
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London 414145
Release Year: 1960
 
 

12:21pm

Iolanthe: Nightmare Song
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
Soloists: Martyn Green, baritone
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan - Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London A4210 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1951
 
 

12:25pm

Iolanthe: "If you go in"
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
Soloists: Eric Thornton, baritone ; Leonard Osborn, tenor ; Martyn Green, baritone
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan - Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London A4210 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1951
 
 

12:28pm

Iolanthe: "If we're weak enough to tarry"
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
Soloists: Mary Sansom, soprano ; Alan Styler, baritone
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London 414145
Release Year: 1960
 
 

12:29pm

Iolanthe: Finale
Composer: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Conductor: Isadore Godfrey
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan - Iolanthe
Record co./Cat #: London A4210 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1951
 
 

12:33pm

Martha: "M'appari"
Composer: Friedrich von Flotow
Soloists: Tito Schipa, tenor
CD/Album: Tito Schipa 1889-1965
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7813
Release Year: 1990
 
 

12:37pm

'Tis the Last Rose of Summer
Composer: John Stevenson
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Soloists: Renée Fleming, soprano
CD/Album: Renée Fleming The Beautiful Voice
Record co./Cat #: London 458858
Release Year: 1998
 
 

12:44pm

Martha: "Nur näher, schöne Mädchen"
Composer: Friedrich von Flotow
Ensemble: Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Conductor: Robert Heger
Soloists: Anneliese Rothenberger, soprano ; Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Hermann Prey, baritone
CD/Album: Flotow: Martha
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69339
Release Year: 1969
 
 

12:56pm

Martha: Act II: Finale
Composer: Friedrich von Flotow
Ensemble: Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper; Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Conductor: Robert Heger
Soloists: Anneliese Rothenberger, soprano ; Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Hermann Prey, baritone
CD/Album: Flotow: Martha
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69339
Release Year: 1969
 
 
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