M1500 .G54 P3 2002 DVD
Opera. Music by Arthur Sullivan. Libretto by W.S. Gilbert.
In a world gone mad with languid ladies and affected gentlemen, the lovesick maidens of Castle Bunthorne forsake their handsome soldier suitors to pursue poet aesthete — and fake — Reginald Bunthorne. But he loves the village milkmaid, Patience, who doesn't like poetry or understand love. When Patience finally learns what love is, it's Reginald's rival she falls for. Featuring the London Symphony Orchestra and the Ambrosian Opera Chorus and starring Derek Hammond-Stroud, Sandra Dugdale, Donald Adams, Roderick Kennedy and Terry Jenkins.
Performers: Derek Hammond-Stroud, Sandra Dugdale, Donald Adams, Roderick Kennedy, Terry Jenkins ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Faris, conductor ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; John McCarthy, chorus master.
Distributed by Acorn Media (www.acornmedia.com).