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Faust 1960Glasgow Grand Opera Society

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Faust was chosen regularly by Glasgow Grand, and had also been performed almost annually by the recently defunct Carl Rosa company. That organization's conductor, Arthur Hammond, must have found the SNO to be a rather better orchestra than the ones he had usually had to knock into shape on his earlier touring dates.

The unusual work paired with it during the week was another rare piece of middle-period Verdi, Luisa Miller.

Performance Cast

Faust a learned doctor

Harry Ireland

Méphistophélès the devil

James Kinloch

Valentin Marguerite's brother

Jack Henry

Wagner a student of Dr Faust

James Veitch

Marguerite

Jean Morgan

Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite

May Dalglish

Marthe a neighbour

Sheila Moffat

Performance DatesFaust 1960

Map List

Alhambra Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

4 Apr, 19.15 6 Apr, 19.15 8 Apr, 19.15 9 Apr, 14.00

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