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Cavalleria Rusticana 1927Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cav & Pag were among the most popular operas in the repertoire, hot on the heels of Faust, Carmen and Il trovatore.

In this cast, the tenor Ben Williams sang Turiddu followed by the more dramatic-voiced Canio in the same bill, an unusual task.  The previous evening he had sung the lighter, sweet-toned role of Ernesto in Don Pasquale.

Cast details are from a programme in the Mitchell Library collection.

Additional tour dates to be confirmed.

Performance Cast

Santuzza a village girl

Ethel Austen

Mamma Lucia the innkeeper, Turiddu’s mother

Irene Dobbyn

Alfio the village carter

Flintoff Moore

Turiddu a young soldier

Ben Williams

Lola Alfio’s wife

Marie Macklin

Performance DatesCavalleria Rusticana 1927

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

12 Mar, 14.00 16 Mar, 00.00 16 Mar, 19.15 26 Mar, 19.15

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

16 Apr, 19.15

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