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Maritana 1934Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The Aberdeen P&J (16 April) reviewed the closing night of Carl Rosa Opera's visit. 'Maritana was heartily enjoyed and demands for encores were numerous. ..the singing was of a high level...the well-known songs from Wallace's operaretain their hold upon the public's affection.'

Cast details are taken from the Aberdeen Presss and Journal (16 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.

Production Cast

Conductor

Eric Warr

Performance DatesMaritana 1934

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

7 Apr, 19.30

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

14 Apr, 19.30

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

21 Apr, 19.30

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