Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado; Trial by Jury
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company; Isidore Godfrey; Royston Nash
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4807090
Barcode
00028948070909
Format
2-CD
About
TRACK LISTING / ARTISTS

ARTHUR SULLIVAN
GILBERT SCHWENCK GILBERT
The Mikado

The Mikado: Donald Adams
Nanki-Poo: Thomas Round
Ko-Ko: Peter Pratt
Pooh-Bah: Kenneth Sandford
Pish-Tush: Alan Styler
Yum-Yum: Jean Hindmarsh
Pitti-Sing: Beryl Dixon
Peep-Bo: Jennifer Toye
Katisha: Ann Drummond-Grant

D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
New Symphony Orchestra of London
Isidore Godfrey

Trial by Jury

The Plaintiff: Julia Goss
The Defendant: Colin Wright
Counsel for the Plaintif: Michael Rayner
The Learned Judge: John Reed 
Usher: Kenneth Sandford
Foreman of the Jury: John Ayldon

D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royston Nash

FIRST RELEASE ON DECCA CD

Recording information

Recording Producers: Michael Williamson (The Mikado); Ray Horricks (Trial by Jury)
Balance Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, Alan Reeve (The Mikado); Martin Smith (Trial by Jury)
Recording Locations: Kingsway Hall, London, UK, 14–19 October 1957 (The Mikado); Decca Studio 3, West Hampstead, London, UK, 3, 4 & 6 June 1974 (Trial by Jury)

Reviews

‘The new Decca set will hold its own for its authenticity among real lovers of Gilbert and Sullivan’ (The Mikado) Gramophone

‘The new recording … maintains expected high standards’ (Trial by Jury) Gramophone