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Betty Thompson Suggest updates

Mezzo-soprano.

Betty Thompaon was a leading soloist with the Carl Rosa company for several years in the nineteen-thirties.  Her repertoire ranged through Wallace (Lazarillo);  Verdi (Maddalena),  Gounod (Siébel);  Bizet (Carmen);  J Strauss (Orlofsky, Czipra) and Puccini (Suzuki).

Roles in Scotland

Carmen a gypsy
Carmen 1934
Carmen 1935
Carmen 1937
Suzuki Cio-Cio-San's servant
Madam Butterfly 1934
Madam Butterfly 1937
Madam Butterfly 1938
Madam Butterfly 1939
Orlofsky a rich young Russian prince
Fledermaus 1934
Fledermaus 1935
Fledermaus 1937
Fledermaus 1938
Fledermaus 1939
Lazarillo a poor apprentice
Maritana 1935
Maritana 1937
Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite
Faust 1935
Faust 1937
Faust 1938
Faust 1939
Maddalena sister of Sparafucile
Rigoletto 1938
Czipra an elderly gipsy-woman, the gipsies' leader
Gipsy Baron 1938
Gipsy Baron 1939

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