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Faust 1930Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast details taken from the Scotsman review of Friday 18 April. The reviewer commented on the enjoyable freshness of touch, with an excellent cast.

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

Wagner a student of Dr Faust

Ronald Stear

Marthe a neighbour

Irene Dobbyn

Valentin Marguerite's brother

Hebden Foster


Frederic Collier


Helen Ogilvie

Faust a learned doctor

Ben Williams

Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite

Myrtle Stewart

Production Cast


Richard Austin

Performance DatesFaust 1930

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

29 Mar, 19.15

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

17 Apr, 19.30

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