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Pagliacci 1937Carl Rosa Opera Company

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In its usual pairing with Cav, this performance of Pag opened the Royal Carl Rosa's 1937 week in Edinburgh.

Elsie Griffin earlier spent several seasons as a leading soprano with D'Oyly Carte.

Cast details from a programme in the Edinburgh Room of Edinburgh City Library.

This was part of Carl Rosa Opera's 1937 tour. (They had missed out visiting Scotland in 1936).

A conventional repertoire was presented for a week at the King's Theatre Edinburgh, followed by two weeks at the King's Theatre Glasgow.

Mon 23 Mar Cav & Pag; Tue Butterfly; Wed Boheme; Thu Faust; Fri Fledermaus; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Carmen.

Mon 30 Fledermaus; Tue Boheme; Wed Carmen; Thu Traviata; Fri Tannhauser; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Faust

Mon 5 Apr Butterfly; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Fledermaus; Thu Carmen; Fri Cav & Pag; Sat m Boheme; Sat e Maritana

Performance Cast

Tonio a player

Hubert Dunkerley

Canio leader of the players

John Myrddin

Nedda Canio's wife

Elsie Griffin

Beppe a player

Gwilym Jones

Silvio a villager

George Hancock

Performance DatesPagliacci 1937

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

22 Mar, 19.45

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

9 Apr, 19.45

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