On this day, March 14, 1885,“The Mikado” opened at the Savoy Theater in London. In honor of Gilbert and Sullivan’s longest running operetta, today’s program on Radio Riel features several Gilbert and Sullivan productions, including The Mikado, in their entirety.
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From the Library: Gilbert and Sullivan

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by Gabrielle Riel on Monday, 14 March, 2011

 On this day, March 14, 1885,“The Mikado” opened at the Savoy Theater in London. In honor of Gilbert and Sullivan’s longest running operetta, today’s program on Radio Riel features several Gilbert and Sullivan productions, including The Mikado, in their entirety. The following works are in today’s program:

  • The Mikado
  • H.M.S. Pinafore
  • The Pirates of Penzance
  • The Gondoliers
  • Patience
  • Iolanthe
  • Ruddigore
  • The Yeoman of the Guard

Radio Riel produces this program in conjunction with the Alexandrian Free Library Consortium of Second Life. You can listen to the program now at http://main.radioriel.org. Today’s music originates from the music library of Gabrielle Riel.

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