Gilbert & Sullivan: The Yeomen of the Guard
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company; Royston Nash
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4820508
Barcode
00028948205080
Format
2-CD
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ARTHUR SULLIVAN
W.S. GILBERT
The Yeoman Of The Guard

Sir Richard Cholmondel: Michael Rayner
Colonel Fairfax: Geoffrey Shovelton
Sergeant Meryll: John Ayldon
Leonard Meryll: Meston Reid
Jack Point: John Reed
Wilfred Shadbolt: Kenneth Sandford
First Yeoman: Barry Clark
Second Yeoman: Gareth Jones
Elsie Maynard: Barbara Lilley
Phoebe Meryll: Jane Metcalfe
Dame Carruthers: Patricia Leonard
Kate; Suzanne O’Keefe
D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royston Nash

THE D’OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY’S FINAL RECORDING RELEASED ON DECCA CD FOR THE FIRST TIME

Recording information

Recording Producer: Ray Horricks
Recording Engineer: Martin Smith
Recording Location: Decca Studio 3, London, UK, 29–30 January & 2 February 1979

Reviews

‘Royston Nash keeps the score moving along agreeably, and there are some attractive new voices – above all the Fairfax and Elsie Maynard of Geoffrey Shovelton and Barbara Lilley – to add to such familiar and dependable old-stagers as John Reed and Kenneth Sandford.’ Gramophone