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Lohengrin 1881Carl Rosa Opera Company

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This appears to be the first Scottish performance of Lohengrin in English translation. The earlier performances were in Italian, and it would be well into the twentieth century (early years of the Edinburgh Festival) before it would be heard in the original German.

Performance Cast

Heerufer Royal Herald

Leslie Crotty

Heinrich Henry the Fowler, King of Germany

Henry Pope

Friedrich von Telramund Count of Brabant

William Ludwig

Ortrud Friedrich's wife

Josephine Yorke

Elsa von Brabant sister of the missing Count Gottfried

Julia Gaylord

Lohengrin a knight

Fred C Packard

Performance DatesLohengrin 1881

Map List

Theatre Royal, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

21 Nov, 00.00 25 Nov, 00.00

Gaiety Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

28 Nov, 19.30 2 Dec, 19.30

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