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Zampa 1877Carl Rosa Opera Company

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It seems strange that an opera so successfull on the early Carl Rosa tours should have dropped so completely from that company's (and everyone else's) repertoire, within a relatively short time. On this tour it was used for the opening night in a week when Santley would also appear in two performances of The Flying Dutchman and one of Pauline. Santley was very fond of the work, even though the title role was composed for a tenor. Perhaps no tenor was able to produce the dramatic effect that the charismatic Santley achieved.

Performance Cast

Zampa a Sicilian corsair and libertine

Charles Santley

Camilla daughter of the Count

Ostava Torriani

Alfonso betrothed to Camilla

Henry Nordblom

Daniel Capuzzi a follower of Zampa

Aynsley Cook

Rita a waiting maid

Lucy Franklein

Dandolo Rita's intended

Charles Lyall

Statue of Alice Manfredi, once Zampa's betrothed

Mrs Aynsley Cook

Corsair a follower of Zampa

Mr Muller

Performance DatesZampa 1877

Map List

Edinburgh Theatre, Castle Terrace | Edinburgh

22 Feb, 00.00

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

5 Mar, 00.00

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