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Faust 1867Madame Lancia's Grand English Opera Company

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Florence Lancia's company in Glasgow 1867

The programme in Glasgow was largely of popular favourites. However two of Verdi's middle period masterpieces, the wildly popular Trovatore and still controversial Traviata, were now joined by Rigoletto and Un ballo in maschera, both receiving their Scottish premieres.

Week commencing 9 December: Mon 9 Trovatore; Tue 10 Sonnambula; Wed 11 Rigoletto; Thu 12 Bohemian Girl; Fri 13 Un ballo in maschera; Sat 14 Maritana.

Week commencing 16 December: Mon 16 Faust; Tue 17 Traviata; Wed 18 Don Giovanni; Thu 19 Barber of Seville; Fri 20 Trovatore; Sat 21 Bohemian Girl.

Performance Cast

Faust a learned doctor

William Parkinson

Méphistophélès the devil

Charles Durand


Florence Lancia

Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite

Carlotta Zerbini

Marthe a neighbour

Miss Hudson

Production Cast


Henry F Chorley

Performance DatesFaust 1867

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Royal Colosseum and Opera House | Glasgow

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