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Bohemian Girl 1913Carl Rosa Opera Company

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According to the Scotsman (Saturday 8 February) Gordon Thomas, Hebden Foster and Elizabeth Burgess were to perform that evening at 7.30pm. It is a safe assumption their roles wold be Thaddeus, Count Arnheim and Arline.  Janet Hemsley was also listed, surely to play Queen of the Gipsies, and Walter van Noorden was scheduled to conduct

This late winter Scottish season conisisted of seven weeks, each with seven performances. After a week in Aberdeen (w/c 20 Jan) then one in Dundee (w/c 27Jan), there followed three in Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre (commencing 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb) and two in Glasgow’s Theatre Royal (w/c 24 Feb; 3 Mar).

The schedule was:

Aberdeen, w/c 20 Jan: Mon Carmen; Tue Lohengrin; Wed Trovatore; Thu Mefistofele; Fri Magic Flute; Sat m Tannhäuser; Sat e Mignon.

Dundee, w/c 27 Jan: Mon Tannhäuser; Tue Magic Flute; Wed Mignon; Thu Trovatore; Fri Mefistofele; Sat m Carmen; Sat e Bohemian Girl.

Edinburgh, w/c 3 Feb: Mon Tannhäuser; Tue Mignon; Wed Magic Flute; Thu Trovatore; Fri Lohengrin; Sat m Faust; Sat e Bohemian Girl.

Edinburgh, w/c 10 Feb: Mon Magic Flute; Tue Queen of Sheba; Wed Carmen; Thu Maritana; Fri Magic Flute; Sat m Mignon; Sat e Lily of Killarney.

Edinburgh, w/c 17 Feb: Mon Cav & Pag; Tue Don Giovanni; Wed Faust; Thu Jewels of the Madonna; Fri Tannhäuser; Sat m Jewels of the Madonna; Sat e Trovatore.

Glasgow, w/c 24 Feb: Mon Magic Flute; Tue Mignon; Wed Trovatore; Thu Cav & Pag; Fri Jewels of the Madonna; Sat m Tannhäuser; Sat e Faust.

Glasgow, w/c 3 Mar: Mon Lohengrin; Tue Jewels of the Madonna; Wed Magic Flute; Thu Mignon; Fri Carmen; Sat m Jewels of the Madonna; Sat e Magic Flute.

Performance Cast

Arline Arnheim's daughter

Elizabeth Burgess

Thaddeus a proscribed Pole

Gordon Thomas

Queen of the Gypsies

Janet Hemsley

Count Arnheim Governor of Pressburg

Hebden Foster

Devilshoof leader of the gypsies

Frederick Clendon

Production Cast


Eugene Goossens II

Performance DatesBohemian Girl 1913

Map List

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

1 Feb, 19.00

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

8 Feb, 19.30

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