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Caractacus 1926Dundee Amateur Choral Union

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The Dundee choir had performed Elgar's King Olaf a couple of times, and in 1923 had given the first local performance of Gerontius. This does seem to be their first performance of Caractacus, for which a superb group of soloists was assembled.

The concert began with Sir Hubert Parry's Milton setting Blest Pair of Sirens.

Performance Cast

Caractacus a British chieftain

Horace Stevens

Eigen daughter of Caractacus

Lillian Stiles-Allen

Orbin a minstrel, Eigen's lover

Frank Mullings

Arch-Druid

Robert Watson

Claudius Emperor of Rome

Robert Watson

Performance DatesCaractacus 1926

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Caird Hall | Dundee

3 Feb, 19.30

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