THE Pirates of Penzance is one of the most popular and most-performed of the Gilbert & Sullivan operettas
- for the very good reason that it's packed with amusing characters as well as catchy songs and can be staged without over-straining the finances of amateur operatic societies.
We had to sit with well-known director Mohammed Al Saffar who is knowledgeable and specialised in modern operettas
and through his supervision came up with a mixture between music, drama, pyrotechnics and black light theatre technology, which turns the place dark and gives a glow to bright objects through the use of sensors.
But these are also each the only videos available of each respective operettas
Unlike other Strauss Operettas
A Night in Venice was not premiered in Vienna but unusually in Berlin in 1883.
Kearns join us for one of the world's greatest operettas
Set in Paris in the early 1900s, The Merry Widow is one of the world's most popular operettas
and is packed with lilting melodies and well-known music.
In a recent issue of Opera News, the Swedish soprano Nina Stemme, known as a gifted Wagnerian, was asked to name the most underrated piece of music, and she replied: "Lehar operettas
Since the label was founded in 1986, the Osnabruck, Germany-based company has filled many gaps with recordings of rarely performed repertoire such as the operas of Erich Korngold, the operettas
of Franz Lehar and the orchestral works of Siegfried Wagner and Hans Pfiztner.
WOODLAND HILLS -- Wearing appropriate disguises to get them in the mood, members of the Temple Kol Tikvah Chorale will raise their voices tonight during a Purim shpiel based on the 19th century operettas
of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Written in 1879, The Pirates of Penzance is one of Gilbert and Sullivan's greatest comic operettas
Lehcr's career spanned four decades, and his romantic pre-1914 waltz operettas
are very different beasts from bittersweet post-war Richard Tauber vehicles like Giuditta and Das Land des Lachelns.
Boasting more than 12,000 total titles, the Willis catalog also includes everything from band and orchestra music and guitar solos, to operettas
and manuscript paper.