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Trovatore 1916O'Mara Grand Opera Company

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This week in Dundee by the O'Mara group, starting Monday 28 February 1916, ran as follows: Mon Trovatore; Tue Carmen; Wed Tannhäuser; Thu Butterfly; Fri Huguenots; Sat mat Lucia; Sat eve Faust. The Meyerbeer and Donizetti were about to disappear from the general repertoire for several decades.

It is an anomoly of the touring schedules at this time that the Carl Rosa company did not travel morth of the central belt, leaving the more northerly regions to O'Mara. The visits were almost simultaneous, though, and the Rosa team performed Trovatore in Glasgow soon after, on 9 March.

Cast details are from the review in the Dundee Courier & Argus.

Further tour dates to be confirmed.

Performance Cast

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Mr H Woollard

Inez confidante of Leonora

Violet Parsons

Leonora a Duchess, lady-in-waiting to the Princess of Aragon

Florence Morden

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Arthur Vallance

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

Henry Thompson

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Irene Ainsley

Ruiz a soldier in Manrico's service

Alphonso McCarthy

Performance DatesTrovatore 1916

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Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

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