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Trovatore 1885Sydney Hill's Royal English Opera Company

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A mixed week of opera at this time scarcely seemed complete without Trovatore. Perhaps the critics were getting slightly blasé - the Aberdeen Journal and Dundee Courier didn't cover it, leaving just the Dundee Advertiser to supply this cast of what was clearly an enjoyable performance.

The schedule was:

Aberdeen W/c 23 Mar: Mon Maritana, Tue Lily of Killarney, Wed Trovatore, Thu Marriage of Figaro, Fri Faust, Sat Sonnambula.

Dundee W/c 30 Mar: Mon Figaro, Tue Maritana, Wed Lily of Killarney, Thu Faust, Fri Trovatore, Sat Don Giovanni.

Further dates (Edinburgh and Glasgow) to be confirmed. Figaro was given in Edinburgh on 2 March.

Performance Cast

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Edward Griffin

Inez confidante of Leonora

Annie Cook

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

Philippine Siedle

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Michael Dwyer

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

Payne Clarke

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Lucy Franklein

Performance DatesTrovatore 1885

Map List

Her Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

25 Mar, 19.30

Theatre Royal, Dundee | Dundee

2 Apr, 19.30

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