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Madam Butterfly 1934Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The cast details are taken from reviews in the Glasgow Herald of 2 and 7 April.

The Carl Rosa's Scottish tour in the spring of 1934 began with two weeks at the Glasgow Theatre Royal, followed by one each at His Majesty's, Aberdeen and the King's Edinburgh.

The performance schedule was as follows:

First week (Glasgow), commencing 26 March: Mon Fledermaus; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Cav & Pag; Thu Carmen; Fri Fledermaus; Sat mat Butterfly, Sat eve Faust.

Second week, commencing 2 April: Mon Barber; Tue Trovatore; Wed Carmen; Thu Don Giovanni; Fri Madam Butterfly; Sat mat Fledermaus; Sat eve Maritana.

Third week (Aberdeen), commencing 9 April: Mon Fledermaus; Tue Cav & Pag; Wed Carmen; Thu Faust; Fri Barber; Sat mat Fledermaus; Sat eve Maritana.

Fourth week (Edinburgh), commencing 16 April: Mon Fledermaus; Tue Carmen; Wed Don Giovanni; Thu Fledermaus; Fri Barber; Sat mat Faust; Sat eve Maritana.

There were two performances of that venerable double bill, Cav and Pag. Eight other operas were presented during the tour.

Performance Cast

Goro marriage broker

Gwilym Jones

Suzuki Cio-Cio-San's servant

Betty Thompson

Sharpless U S Consul in Nagasaki

Kingsley Lark

Lieutenant F B Pinkerton U S Navy

John Wright

Cio-Cio-San known as Madam Butterfly

Pauline Maunder

Production Cast

Conductor

Eric Warr

Performance DatesMadam Butterfly 1934

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

31 Mar, 14.00 6 Apr, 19.30

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