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Gioconda 1903Moody-Manners Opera Company

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This visit by the Moody-Manners company provided the belated Scottish premiere of Ponchielli's gloriously tuneful melodrama. It also provided a meaty leading role for a rare Scottish appearance by Blanche Marchesi.

Abbreviated cast details are from a review in The Scotsman.

Performance Cast

Gioconda a ballad singer

Blanche Marchesi

Laura Adorno wife of Alvise

Anna Hickison

Alvise Badoero one of the State Inquisitors

Charles Magrath

La Cieca a blind woman, Gioconda's mother

Marie Alexander

Enzo Grimaldo a Genoese nobleman

Joseph O'Mara

Barnaba a spy of the Inquisition

George Fox

Performance DatesGioconda 1903

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Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

13 Mar, 19.00

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