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Carmen 1912Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The schedule for the Aberdeen visit commencing 29 January was: Mon Mignon; Tue Tannhäuser; Wed Merry Wives of Windsor; Thu Faust; Fri Queen of Sheba; Sat mat Carmen; Sat eve Trovatore. The company moved south to Dundee the following week, with the same operas, though played in a different order. The one exception was Merry Wives, which was replaced by Cav & Pag.

The cast for the Saturday matinee of Carmen is from a programme in Aberdeen City Library, with details of the following Tuesday's performance confirmed from the Dundee Courier & Argus.

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Mr H Schofield

Micaëla a peasant girl

Madoline Spicer

Don José a corporal of dragoons

Charles Hedmondt

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Leslie Austin

Carmen a gypsy

Phyllis Archibald

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Winifred Geverding

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Lilian Matthews

Lillas Pastia an innkeeper

Albert Fenton

Escamillo a toreador

Felix Fleischer

Dancaïre a smuggler

Frederick Clendon

Remendado a smuggler

William O'Connor

Performance DatesCarmen 1912

Map List

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

3 Feb, 14.00

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

7 Feb, 19.30

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