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Trovatore 1936Universal Grand Opera Company

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The Universal company's repertoire was very much made up of popular favourites, but with the depths of the depression still being felt around the country these singers must have been glad of the work. Perhaps the most notable veterans here are Harrison Frewin and Olive Westwood, whose careers went back to Moody-Manners in Edwardian times.

The two week season began with Carmen on the Monday, followed by this Trovatore.

Cast details are from a programme for the two nights in the A M Gardiner Collection at the Mitchell Library.

Performance Cast

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Alfred James

Inez confidante of Leonora

Gladys Leathwood

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

Ethel Austen

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Bernard Ross

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

Horace Vincent

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Olive Westwood

Ruiz a soldier in Manrico's service

Robert Mawdsley

Performance DatesTrovatore 1936

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Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

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