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Updated 27 June 2005
 
 
List of reviews

The Academy 1884 August 9 new series 26(640): 100, col. 3 Unsigned review of vocal score

The Athenæum 1884 January 12 2933: 63 MUSIC. SAVOY THEATRE. – ‘Princess Ida.’ By Gilbert and Sullivan.
[unsigned review]

Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle 1884 January 12 3315: 7, col. 5, pgphs. 8-11 THE TATLER. [loved "Come, mighty Must"]

The Entr'acte and Limelight : Theatrical and Musical Critic and Advertiser 1884 January 12 759: 6 The Theatres. Savoy [unsigned review]

Figaro [The London Figaro
1883 September 29 1442: 13, col. 3. BEFORE AND BEHIND THE CURTAIN. Report about the next Gilbert & Sullivan opera, to be based on Tennyson's Princess and satirising women's higher education

The Globe 1884 January 7 1 27651: 6, col. 3 Unsigned review

The Graphic 1884 January 12 29(737): 34-35 Unsigned review

The Morning Advertiser 1884 January 7

The Musical Times 1884 February 1 25(492): 79-80 SAVOY THEATRE. – "PRINCESS IDA." [unsigned review]

The News of the World 1883 September 23 2087: 2, col. 5 [UNSIGNED]. MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC ITEMS. [transcribed in full here] 
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN, while staying at Doncaster, has been working at the new opra which he, in conjunction with Mr. W. S. Gilbert, has been writing for the Savoy Theatre, some rehearsals of which have already taken place. There is a hope expressed that Sir Arthur Sullivan's long-promised grand opera, Mary Stuart, may be fashioned in time for the Royal Italian Opera next season. Nous verrons!

The Pall Mall Gazette 1883 September 24 38(5789): 6, col. 1 Note on Gilbert & Sullivan's next opera [Princess Ida]

The Theatre 1884 February 1 New [4th] series 3: 75-80 Our Musical-Box. Review by William Beatty-Kingston [hated "Come, mighty Must"]

The World 1884 June 25 20(521): 16 col. 1 pgph. 7 Unsigned news item
 
 






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