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Carmen 1935Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast details are taken from the Scotsman review (22 March) which stated  'the large audience gave the company a cordial reception.' A programme for Thursday 28 March is archived in the National Library of Scotland.

The Scottish itinerary consisted of one week in Edinburgh followed by two in Glasgow

Edinburgh, w/c 18 Mar:  Mon Fledermaus;  Tue Traviata;  Wed Elixir;  Thu Carmen;  Fri Tannhäuser;  Sat m Fledermaus;  Sat e Faust.

Glasgow, w/c 25 Mar: Mon Fledermaus;  Tue Don Giovanni;  Wed Faust;  Thu Carmen;  Fri Tannhäuser;  Sat m Rigoletto;  Sat e Fledermaus.

Glasgow, w/c 1 Apr:  Mon Carmen;  Tue Faust;  Wed Traviata;  Thu Barber of Seville;  Fri Elixir of Love;  Sat m Fledermaus;  Sat e Maritana.

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Charles Draper (Mar 28)

Micaëla a peasant girl

Elsie Griffin (Mar 28)

Mabel Baker

Don José a corporal of dragoons

John Wright (Mar 28)

Godfrey Stirling

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Howell Glynne

Carmen a gypsy

Betty Thompson

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Hilary Davies

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Winifred Henze

Escamillo a toreador

Leyland White (Mar 28)

Hubert Dunkerley

Dancaïre a smuggler

Kingsley Lark (Mar 28)

Remendado a smuggler

Gwilym Jones (Mar 28)

Production Cast

Conductor

Ivan Clayton

Performance DatesCarmen 1935

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

21 Mar, 19.45

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

28 Mar, 19.45 1 Apr, 19.45

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