From the Library: Gilbert and Sullivan

 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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