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Fra Diavolo 1894Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The opening night of this Scottish tour featured a further performance of Fra Diavolo, still basking in the glow of success from the autumn visit to Balmoral. The cast was identical to that of the previous season, with one notable exception. Aynsley Cook was a Carl Rosa institution, having worked with the company since its foundation, playing roles such as Leporello, Figaro, Dancaïre, Devilshoof and Sulpice. In Fra Diavolo he had sung Giacomo in 1874 and Beppo in 1893. He died in Liverpool in February.

Cast as reported in The Stage, 10 May.

Performance Cast

Fra Diavolo a bandit chief

Barton McGuckin (May 7)

Lord Cockburn a British tourist

Alec Marsh (May 7)

Lady Pamela Cockburn

Mme Amadi (May 7)

Lorenzo an officer of carabiniers

Rhys Thomas 2 (May 7)

Matteo an innkeeper

George Fox (May 7)

Zerlina Matteo's daughter

Zélie de Lussan (May 7)

Giacomo a bandit

Mr W Llewellyn (May 7)

Beppo a bandit

Lempriere Pringle (May 7)

Performance DatesFra Diavolo 1894

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

23 Apr, 00.00

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

7 May, 19.15

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