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Offenbach: Christopher Columbus / Francis, Arthur


Release Date: 03/13/1997 
Label:  Opera Rara   Catalog #: 2   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Christian Du PlessisMarilyn Hill SmithJohanna PetersLissa Gray,   ... 
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart PlayersGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A joyful and infectious pastiche that marries some of Offenbach's best music with Don White's witty and irreverent English version of the discovery of America. 'A complete delight' - Peter Davis, New York Times A joyful and infectious pastiche that marries some of Offenbach's best music with Don White's witty and irreverent English version of the discovery of America. 'A complete delight' - Peter Davis, New York Times Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Christopher Columbus by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Christian Du Plessis (Baritone), Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano), Johanna Peters (Mezzo Soprano),
Lissa Gray (Soprano), Maurice Arthur (Tenor), John Duxbury (Tenor),
Alan Opie (Baritone), Clive Harre (Baritone), Joy Roberts (Soprano),
Anne Dawson (Soprano), Amilia Dixey (Mezzo Soprano), Rosemary Ashe (Soprano),
Celia Kite (Soprano), Kathleen Smales (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 09/1977 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 123 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This work was arranged in 1976 from excerpts from various operettas by Offenbach. 

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