Opera Scotland

William Gillard Suggest updates


In 1899 the Carl Rosa company endured a period of insolvency during which the singers had to look for work elsewhere. William Gillard moved on to the company run by another ex-Carl Rosa tenor, J W Turner.

Roles in Scotland

Heinrich der Schreiber a knight and minnesinger
Tannhäuser 1896
Tannhäuser 1897
Kunz Vogelgesang a furrier
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1896
Raimbaut a minstrel
Robert the Devil 1897
Ruiz a soldier in Manrico's service
Trovatore 1899
Thaddeus a proscribed Pole
Bohemian Girl 1899

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