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Trovatore 1916Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The midweek items on this Carl Rosa schedule were Faust on the Wednesday and Trovatore on the Thursday. This cast is from a programme in the A M Gardiner collection at the Mitchell Library. As was customary then, the names of artists, presumably choristers, who took the few lines allotted to minor characters such as the Old Gypsy and the Messenger were omitted.

The soprano Eleanor Felix is a new recruit to Carl Rosa, and would visit Scotland again the following year, again in Il  trovatore. However that was with the O'Mara company.

Performance Cast

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Frederick Clendon

Inez confidante of Leonora

Dorothy Lawson-Taylor

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

Eleanor Felix

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Hebden Foster

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

Edward Davies

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Muriel Terry

Ruiz a soldier in Manrico's service

Reginald Gordon

Performance DatesTrovatore 1916

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Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

9 Mar, 19.15

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