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, 1844–1901, English impresario. His choice of presentations did much to raise the level of English musical theater. In 1875 he produced Trial by Jury, the first operetta of Sir William S.
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Carte, Richard D'Oyly

(doi`lē kärt), 1844–1901, English impresario. His choice of presentations did much to raise the level of English musical theater. In 1875 he produced Trial by Jury, the first operetta of Sir William S. GilbertGilbert, Sir William Schwenck,
1836–1911, English playwright and poet. He won fame as the librettist of numerous popular operettas, written in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan.
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 and Sir Arthur SullivanSullivan, Sir Arthur Seymour,
1842–1900, English composer, famous for a series of brilliant comic operas written in collaboration with the librettist W. S. Gilbert. As a boy he sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal.
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, and he subsequently produced all their other works. In 1881 he built the Savoy Theatre (the first to be lighted electrically), which the operettas made famous. The D'Oyly Carte company, suspended from 1982 to 1988, continues to perform Gilbert and Sullivan's works.
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While hardly exonerating the D'Oyly Carte management--they had a reputation, Bradley dryly notes, "for being parsimonious, if not actually mean" (p.
Later that year he appeared as the Pirate King with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company at the Savoy Theatre.
He shot to national attention after the BBC programme about the D'Oyly Carte.
The cast for this collaboration between Scottish Opera and The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company revelled in ridiculous but always lovable characters, whether that was the pompous Major General, with his bevy of daughters needing husbands, or the Pirate King with his sailors needing wives, both of whom have glorious songs that are stalwarts of the Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire.
This co-production from Scottish Opera and long-time G&S specialists D'Oyly Carte has a big orchestra in the pit and a crowded stage, notably in one very funny scene with the daughters and their dad crammed into a tiny hut.
IF there is one production to see at the Theatre Royal this year, for me, this is it, courtesy of D'Oyly Carte and Scottish Opera.
The audience will also be treated to a Mozart Flute quartet with flautist Paul Bagshaw, who was formerly with the D'Oyly Carte Orchestra and Scottish National Orchestra before he went to the State Theatre, Pretoria, where he was principal flautist for 17 years.
Liverpool football fan Alfie, who is in Liverpool today signing copies of his autobiography, got the job with D'Oyly Carte and went on to train at the Royal College of Music, the National Opera Studio and the Royal Opera House.
He later joined a national tour of Oliver, and four years later became a founder member of the reformed D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
It was there, so the Cinderella story goes, that he was overheard one day by a man who had connections in the music business and suggested he go to London and audition for D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
1901: Richard D'Oyly Carte, best remembered as the man behind Gilbert and Sullivan and who built the Savoy Theatre to house their works, died.
Boe was overheard singing during his time as an apprentice mechanic in the TVR factory by a customer who suggested he audition for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.