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Sullivan - Ivanhoe - 3 CDs

Sullivan - Ivanhoe - 3 CDs

Product code: CHAN10578
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This is the first professional commercial recording of Sir Arthur Sullivan's "Grand Opera" Ivanhoe: it launched D'Oyly Carte's ambitious English Royal Opera House (now the Palace Theatre), where this romantic opera of 3 hours duration ran with a double cast in one of London's largest & most expensive theatres on consecutive nights for 155 performances, one of the most extraordinary runs ever achieved by any opera.

Janice Watson (Lady Rowena), Geraldine McGreevy (Rebecca), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Ulrica), Toby Spence (Wilfred, Knight of Ivanhoe), Peter Wedd (Maurice de Bracy), Andrew Staples (Locksley/The Squire); with the Adrian Partington Singers & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by David Lloyd-Jones. Chandos, 2010. 5 -star review / Opera Choice, BBC Music Magazine, April 2010.

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