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Phyllis Archibald was one of the most notable British mezzo-sopranos in the period straddling the First World War, singing with both Carl Rosa and Beecham companies. She sang the title role in Carmen at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in 1920, when Beecham's enterprise gave its final performance.

Roles in Scotland

Frédéric a young nobleman
Mignon 1911
Mignon 1912
Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite
Faust 1911
Faust 1918
Carmen a gypsy
Carmen 1912
Carmen 1913
Carmen 1917
Carmen 1918
Carmen 1920
Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman
Trovatore 1912
Trovatore 1913
Trovatore 1918
Ortrud Friedrich's wife
Lohengrin 1913
Marta Margherita's neighbour
Mefistofele 1913
Pantalis Helen's companion
Mefistofele 1913
Amneris daughter of the King of Egypt
Aïda 1917
Madge Wildfire an outcast gypsy
Jeanie Deans 1918
Mignon stolen in childhood
Mignon 1918
Mrs Page Frau Reich, wife of Page, Anne's mother
Lustigen Weiber von Windsor 1918

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