The Mikado or The Town of Tipitu (William Schwenck Gilbert), komische Oper 2 Akte (14. März 1885 London, Savoy Theatre)
Musik von Arthur Sullivan

Der Mikado von Japan - Bass
Nanki-Puh, sein Sohn, verkleidet als wandernder Sänger - Tenor
Ko-Ko, Oberhofhenkersknecht in Titipu - Bariton
Pu-Bah, Kollektivminister - Bass
Pish-Tush, ein Großeer des Hofs - Bariton
Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing und Piep-bo, Schwestern und Mündel Ko-Kos - Soprane
Katisha, eine Hofdame - Mezzosopran
Hofstaat, Mandarine, Soldaten, Sklaven, Henkersknechte, Volk
Titipu (Japan) im 15. Jahrhundert

1907 Chorus & Orchestra
Katisha: Ada Florence
Ko-Ko: Walter Passmore
Mikado: Harry Dearth
Nanki-Poo: Walter Hyde
Peep-Bo: Maude Perry
Pish-Tush: Harry Dearth
Pitti-Sing: Ada Florence
Pooh-Bah: Harry Dearth, Harry Thornton
Yum-Yum: Elsa Sinclair
Pearl GEMM 198 (LP)

1917 George W. Byng, Arthur Wood; Chorus, Mayfair Orchestra
Katisha: Edna Thornton
Ko-Ko: George Baker
Mikado: Robert Radford
Nanki-Poo: John Harrison, Ernest Pike
Peep-Bo: Bessie Jones, Violet Oppenshaw
Pish-Tush: George Baker, Ernest Pike, Robert Radford
Pitti-Sing: Bessie Jones, Violet Oppenshaw, Edna Thornton
Pooh-Bah: John Harrison, Robert Radford
Yum-Yum: Violet Essex, Bessie Jones
HMV; House of Opera CD-Room (77'01)

1926 Harry Norris; Chorus & Orchestra of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Go-To: T. Penry Hughes
Harry Lewis: Bertha Lewis
Ko-Ko: Henry Lytton
Mikado: Darrell Fancourt
Nanki-Poo: Derek Oldham
Peep-Bo: Béatrice Elburn
Pish-Tush: George Baker
Pitti-Sing: Aileen Davies, Béatrice Elburn, Doris Hemingway
Pooh-Bah: Leo Sheffield
Yum-Yum: Elsie Griffin
Pearl GEMM CDS 9025 (CD); Arabesque Z8051-2 (CD)

1930 Charles Prentice; Columbia Light Opera Company
Katisha: Nellie Walker
Ko-Ko: Appleton Moore
Mikado: Robert Carr
Nanki-Poo: Dan Jones
Peep-Bo: Nellie Walker
Pish-Tush: Randell Jackson
Pitti-Sing: Joan Cross
Pooh-Bah: Robert Carr
Yum-Yum: Alice Lilley
TT-2012 (2 CD)

1932 Lewis Kroll; Civic Light Opera Company of New York City
Katisha: Vera Ross
Ko-Ko: Frank Moulan
Mikado: Frank Moulan
Nanki-Poo: Howard Marsh
Peep-Bo: Eleanore Gilmore
Pitti-Sing: Ethel Clarke
Pooh-Bah: Frank Moulan
Yum-Yum: Hitzi Koyke
RCA Victor L-24005 (LP)

1936 Isidore Godfrey
Go-To: L.Radley Flynn
Katisha: Josephine Curtis
Ko-Ko: Martyn Green
Mikado: Darrell Fancourt
Nanki-Poo: Derek Oldham
Peep-Bo: Elizabeth Nickell-Lean
Pish-Tush: Leslie Rands
Pitti-Sing: Marjorie Eyre
Pooh-Bah: Sydney Granville
Yum-Yum: Brenda Bennett
Victor 12956 (LP)

1939 Geoffrey Toye; D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus Katisha: Constance Willis
Ko-Ko: Martyn Green
Mikado: John Barclay
Nanki-Poo: Kenny Baker
Peep-Bo: Kathleen Naylor
Pish-Tush: Gregory Stroud
Pitti-Sing: Elizabeth Paynter
Pooh-Bah: Sydney Granville
Yum-Yum: Jean Colin
Image Entertainment ID4529JF (DVD)

1950– Malcolm Sargent; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra
Katisha: Monica Sinclair
Ko-Ko: Geraint Evans
Mikado: Owen Brannigan
Nanki-Poo: Richard Lewis
Pish-Tush: John Cameron
Pitti-Sing: Marjorie Thomas
Pooh-Bah: Ian Wallace
Yum-Yum: Elsie Morison
Sonstige: Jeannette
EMI SXDW 3019 (LP); EMI 7 47773-2 (CD)

1950 All Goodman and His Orchestra, The Guild Choristers
Katisha: Audrey Marsh
Ko-Ko: Earl Wrightson
Mikado: John Percival
Nanki-Poo: Jimmy Carroll
Peep-Bo: Audrey Marsh
Pitti-Sing: Sally Sweetland
Pooh-Bah: Earl Wrightson
Yum-Yum: Martha Wright
RCA Victor LK-1001 (LP)

1950 Isidore Godfrey; Chor der D'Oyly Opera Carte Company, New Promenade Orchestra
Go-To: L.Radley Flynn
Katisha: Ella Halman
Ko-Ko: Martyn Green
Mikado: Darrell Fancourt
Nanki-Poo: Leonard Osborn
Peep-Bo: Joyce Wright
Pish-Tush: Alan Styler
Pitti-Sing: Joan Gillingham
Pooh-Bah: Richard Watson
Yum-Yum: Margaret Mitchell
DECCA DPA 3049/50 (LP) / Naxos historical 8.110176-77 (2 CD) (82'44)

1954 Richard Korn; Nord-West Deutsche Rundfunk Chorus, The Philharmonic Orchestr; Nigil Lukas; London Savoyard Orchestra and Chorus
Katisha: Ursula Boese
Ko-Ko: Martyn Green
Mikado: James Pease
Nanki-Poo: Karl Brock
Pish-Tush: James Stockmann
Pooh-Bah: James Pease
Yum-Yum: Barbara Troxell
Bell 31 (LP)

1957 Isidore Godfrey; D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Symphony Orchestra of London
Go-To: Owen Grundy
Katisha: Ann Drummond-Grant
Ko-Ko: Peter Pratt
Mikado: Donald Adams
Nanki-Poo: Thomas Round
Peep-Bo: Jennifer Toye
Pish-Tush: Alan Styler
Pitti-Sing: Beryl Dixon
Pooh-Bah: Kenneth Sandford
Yum-Yum: Jean Hindmarsh
London A-4231 (LP)

1960 Donald Voorhees; Bell Telephone Orchestra
Katisha: Helen Traubel
Ko-Ko: Groucho Marx
Mikado: Dennis King
Nanki-Poo: Robert Rounseville
Peep-Bo: Melinda Marx
Pitti-Sing: Sharon Randall
Pooh-Bah: Stanley Holloway
Yum-Yum: Barbara Meister
CBS Coronet KLL-1621 (LP)

1962 Alexander Faris; The Linden Singers, Westminster Symphony Orchestra
Katisha: Jean Allister, Noreen Willett
Ko-Ko: David Croft, Clive Revill
Mikado: William Dickie, John Holmes
Nanki-Poo: Edward Darling, John Wakefield
Peep-Bo: Dorothy Nash, Pauline Stevens
Pish-Tush: Ian Humphries, John Heddle Nash
Pitti-Sing: Barbara Elsy, Patricia Kern
Pooh-Bah: Denis Dowling, John Gower
Yum-Yum: Elizabeth Harwood, Marion Studholme
World Record Club T-119

1962 Alexander Faris; Sadler's Wells Orchestra & Chorus
EMI Classics for Pleasure 4730 (CD)

1966 Isidore Godfrey; D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Katisha: Christene Palmer
Ko-Ko: John Reed
Mikado: Donald Adams
Nanki-Poo: Philip Potter
Peep-Bo: Pauline Wales
Pish-Tush: Thomas Lawlor
Pitti-Sing: Peggy Ann Jones
Pooh-Bah: Kenneth Sandford
Yum-Yum: Valerie Masterson
BHE BHE00IV (Video)

1973 Katisha: Heather Begg
Ko-Ko: Derek Hammond-Stroud
Mikado: Richard Angas
Nanki-Poo: David Hillman
Pooh-Bah: Ian Wallace
Yum-Yum: Valerie Masterson
BBC (Video)

1973 Royston Nash; D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Go-To: John Broad
Katisha: Lyndsie Holland
Ko-Ko: John Reed
Mikado: John Ayldon
Nanki-Poo: Colin Wright
Peep-Bo: Pauline Wales
Pish-Tush: Michael Rayner
Pitti-Sing: Peggy Ann Jones
Pooh-Bah: Kenneth Sandford
Yum-Yum: Valerie Masterson
London OSA-12103 (LP) / London 417 296-2 (CD) (89'33 - ohne Dialoge)

1982 Berthold Carrière; Chor & Orchester des Stratford Festival
Inszenierung: Brian Madonald
Katisha: Christina James
Ko-Ko: Eric Donkin
Mikado: Gidon Saks
Nanki-Poo: Henry Ingram
Peep-Bo: Karen Skidmore
Pish-Tush: Alan Stewart-Coates
Pitti-Sing: Karen Wood
Pooh-Bah: Richard McMillan
Yum-Yum: Marie Baron
Acorn Media 2522 (Video)

1982 Alexander Faris; Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra
Inszenierung: Georges Walker, Michael Geliot
Katisha: Anne Collins
Ko-Ko: Clive Revill
Mikado: William Conrad
Nanki-Poo: John Stewart
Peep-Bo: Fiona Dobie
Pish-Tush: Gordon Sandison
Pitti-Sing: Cynthia Buchan
Pooh-Bah: Stafford Dean
Yum-Yum: Kate Flowers
Polygram 632 5243 (Video) / OperaWorld MIK10V (Video)

1984 Armin Brunner; ad hoc Orchester
Erzähler: Gerd Heinz
Katisha: Sibylle Courvoisier
Ko-Ko: Christoph Bantzer
Mikado: Eva Rieck
Nanki-Poo: Peter Bollag
Peep-Bo: Elena Brandes
Pish-Tush: René Scheibli
Pitti-Sing: Kathrin Brenk
Pooh-Bah: Peter Ehrlich
Yum-Yum: Annemarie Kuster
Jecklin 1010 (LP)

1986 Peter Robinson; Chorus & Orchestra of the English National Opera
Inszenierung: Jonathan Miller
Chorus: Finley Wilson
Katisha: Felicity Palmer
Ko-Ko: Eric Idle
Mikado: Richard Angas
Nanki-Poo: Bonaventura Bottone
Peep-Bo: Susan Bullock
Pish-Tush: Mark Richardson
Pitti-Sing: Jean Rigby, Ethna Robinson
Pooh-Bah: Richard van Allan
Yum-Yum: Lesley Garrett
Thames TV 8122 (Video) / TER MCA MCAD 6215 (CD) (130' - live)

1987 Joan Vives
Fun-Ya-Yao: Miquel Periel
Katisha: Montse Pi
Ko-Ko: Ferran Rañe
Man-Gho-Ta: Jaume Mallofré
Mikado: Miquel Periel
Nanki-Poo: Pep Molina
Peep-Bo: Maria Rosas
Pish-Tush: Jordi Fusalba
Pitti-Sing: Teresa de la Torre
Pooh-Bah: Ferran Frauca
Yo Shinara: Rosa Nicolàs
Yum-Yum: Teresa Vallicrosa
Charot L-1.313/4 (Video) (live)

1987 Andrew Greene; Australian Opera Chorus, Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Inszenierung: Christopher Renshaw
Katisha: Heather Begg
Ko-Ko: Graeme Ewer
Mikado: Robert Eddie
Nanki-Poo: Peter Cousens
Peep-Bo: Caroline Clack
Pish-Tush: John Germain
Pitti-Sing: Jennifer Bermingham
Pooh-Bah: Gregory Yurisich
Yum-Yum: Anne-Maree McDonald
Virgin VVD 1049 (Video); ABC 12621 (Video) (live)

1990 John Pryce-Jones; Chorus & Orchestra of the D'Oyly Carte Opera
Katisha: Susan Gorton
Ko-Ko: Eric Roberts
Mikado: Michael Ducarel
Nanki-Poo: Bonaventura Bottone
Peep-Bo: Yvonne Patrick
Pish-Tush: Gareth Jones
Pitti-Sing: Thora Ker
Pooh-Bah: Malcolm Rivers
Yum-Yum: Deborah Rees
TER 1178 (CD); Sony S2K-58889 (CD) (84'40 - ohne Dialoge)

1991 Charles Mackerras; Chorus & Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera
Katisha: Felicity Palmer
Ko-Ko: Richard Stuart
Mikado: Donald Adams
Nanki-Poo: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson
Peep-Bo: Janice Watson
Pish-Tush: Nicholas Folwell
Pitti-Sing: Anne Howells
Pooh-Bah: Richard van Allan
Yum-Yum: Marie McLaughlin
Telarc 80284 (CD) (78'52 - ohne Dialoge)

1992 John Owen Edwards; Chorus & Orchestra of the D'Oyly Carte Opera
Katisha: Jill Pert
Ko-Ko: Fenton Gray
Mikado: Deryck Hamon
Nanki-Poo: Julian Jenson
Peep-Bo: Yvonne Patrick
Pish-Tush: Terence Sharpe
Pitti-Sing: Janine Roebuck
Pooh-Bah: Gary Montaine
Yum-Yum: Lesley Echo Ross
Polygram 086 464 3 (Video)

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