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Cavalleria Rusticana 1930Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The performance on 10 April were briefly reviewed in the following day's Scotsman, being described as 'a musical treat of a high order.'

The 1930 season in Scotland consisted of three weeks in Glasgow at the Theatre Royal followed by one in Edinburgh at the Lyceum. the performances were as follows:-

First week Monday 24 March Trovatore; Tuesday Cav and Pag; Wednesday Flying Dutchman; Thursday Hansel and Gretel; Friday Messalina; Saturday matinee Butterfly and evening Faust.

Second week Monday 31 March Flying Dutchman;Tuesday Carmen; Wednesday Rhinegold; Thursday Tales of Hoffman; Friday Boheme; Saturday natinee Hansel and Gretel; Saturday evening Maritana.

Third week Monday 7 April Tannhauser; Tuesday Butterfly; Wednesday Siegfried; Thursday Cav and Pag; Friday Rigoletto; Saturday matinee Flying Dutchman; Saturday evening Carmen.

Fourth week Monday14 April Butterfly; Tuesday Rigoletto; Wednesday Carmen; Thursday Faust; Friday Flying Dutchman; Saturday matinee Hansel and Gretel; Saturday evening Trovatore.

During the Scottish leg of the tour, two performances of Cav and Pag were given. The remaining performances involved fourteen different operas.

Performance Cast

Mamma Lucia the innkeeper, Turiddu’s mother

Irene Dobbyn

Alfio the village carter

Leslie Jones

Santuzza a village girl

Mabel Baker

Production Cast


Arthur Hammond

Performance DatesCavalleria Rusticana 1930

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

25 Mar, 19.15 10 Apr, 19.15

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