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Officially founded in 1879, D'Oyly Carte Opera Company brought together impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte, librettist WS Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan in one of the most successful and prolific theatrical collaborations of all time. FromTrial by JuryandHMS Pinaforethrough toThe GondoliersandThe Grand Duke, the company gave the premiere performances of all of Gilbert and Sullivan's major collaborations, in performances overseen and co-created with the composer and librettist.
Scottish Opera has worked with D’Oyly Carte Opera Company since 2013, co-producing productions of Gilbert and Sullivan’sThe Pirates of Penzanceand The Mikado, withThe GondoliersandUtopia, Limitedplanned for future performances.
We are now delighted to work withD’Oyly Carte Opera Companyto bring you theD’Oyly Carte Music Hire Library, managed by Scottish Opera, providing orchestral parts and other musical material to performing societies and organisations across Europe.
Material available for hire:
Orchestral sets for all of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas
Two-piano versions ofTrial by Jury,HMS Pinafore,The Pirates of Penzance,Iolanthe,The Mikado,The Yeomen of the Guard andThe Gondoliers
Excerpts and extra numbers from all of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, for performance in concerts and recital
For more information and hire enquiries please contact: