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Gondoliers, The [The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria]locked

  • David Russell Hulme


Operetta in two acts by Arthur Sullivan to a libretto by W(illiam) S(chwenck) Gilbert ; London, Savoy Theatre, 7 December 1889.

The Gondoliers was the last great collaboration between Sullivan and Gilbert, although they did write two later works. The libretto – one of Gilbert’s finest, most balanced and most human – combines the baby-swapping of ...

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