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Derek Blyth

Kate Elmitt

and featuring a mix of soloists

The Mikado of Japan - Cliff Taylor
Nanki-Poo - Ron Hollings
Pooh-Bah - Stuart King
Ko-ko - David Ralph
Pish-Tush - Derek Blyth
Yum-Yum - Isla Dennis
Peep-Bo - Rachel Williams
Pitti-Sing - Rosemary Murphy
Katisha - Lillian Dixon
Narrator - Geoff Yates

Concerts Index

Summer Tea Time Concert

St. Mark's Church, Hitchin
Saturday 14th July, 2012, 4.00pm



W.S.Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan

The Mikado; or The Town of Titipu

Act I.

1. If you want to know who we are - Chorus

2. A wand'ring minstrel I - Nanki-Poo and Chorus

3. Our great Mikado, virtuous man - Pish-Tush and Chorus

4. Young man, despair, likewise go to - Pooh-Bah with Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush

5 And have I journey'd for a month - Nanki-Poo and Poo-and Pish-Tush

6. Behold the Lord High Executioner - Chorus and Koko

7. Comes a train of little ladies - Chorus of Girls

8. Three little maids from school are we - Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo and Pitti-Sing, with Chorus of Girls

9. So please you, Sir, we much regret - Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo,Pitti-Sing and Pooh-Bah with Chorus of Girls

10. Were you not to Ko-Ko plighted - Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo

11. I am so proud - Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and Pish-Tush

12. With aspect stern and gloomy stride - Finale, Act I

~ ~ ~ Interval with complimentary Tea and Cakes ~ ~ ~


W.S.Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan

The Mikado; or The Town of Titipu

Act II.

1. Braid the raven hair - Pitti-Sing and Chorus of Girls

2. The sun whose rays are all ablaze - Yum-Yum

3. Brightly dawns our wedding day - Chorus

4. Here's a how-de-do! If I marry you - Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko

5. Mi-ya-sa-ma, mi-ya-sa-ma - Entrance of Mikado and Katisha with Chorus

6. A more humane Mikado never did in Japan exist - Mikado and Chorus

7. The criminal cried as he dropped him down - Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko and Poo-Bah and Chorus

8. See how the Fates their gifts allot - Pitti-Sing, Katisha, Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and the Mikado

9. The flowers that bloom in the spring - Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko, with Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing and Pooh-Bah

10. Alone, and yet alive - Katisha

11. On a tree by a river, a little Tom-tit sang, Willow, tit-willow - Ko-Ko

12. There is a beauty in the bellow of the blast - Katisha and Ko-Ko

13. For he's gone and married Yum-Yum - Finale, Act II

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