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Maritana 1930Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Saturday evening performances were often poorly reviewed in Monday's newspapers. All that can be gleaned from the Herald (7 April) is the name of the conductor.. An advertisement in the edition of 4 April promised cast members Myrtle Stewart, William Boland, Rispah Goodacre, Hubert Dunkerly and William Jones.

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 Monday 14 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.

Production Cast


Arthur Hammond

Performance DatesMaritana 1930

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Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

5 Apr, 19.30

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