Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company; Royston Nash
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4820512
Barcode
00028948205127
Format
2-CD
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ARTHUR SULLIVAN
WILLIAM SCHWENCK GILBERT
Iolanthe

The Lord Chancellor: John Reed
Earl of Mountararat: John Ayldon
Earl Tolloller: Malcolm Williams
Private Willis: Kenneth Sandford
Strephon: Michael Rayner
Queen of the Fairies: Lyndsie Holland
Iolanthe: Judi Merri
Celia: Marjorie Williams
Leila: Patricia Leonard
Fleta: Rosalind Griffiths
Phyllis: Pamela Field
D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royston Nash

FIRST RELEASE ON DECCA CD

Recording information

Recording Producer: Ray Horricks
Balance Engineer: Martin Smith
Recording Location: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK, 28 January–1 February 1974
Remastering Engineer: Paschal Byrne (Audio Archiving Company)

Reviews

‘Judy Merri displays an admirably firm mezzo in the title role … there is an extra spaciousness that enables orchestral detail to come through in all its brilliance … D’Oyly Carte enthusiasts should be well satisfied with the new issue’ Gramophone