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Tales of Hoffmann 1938Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The Scotsman (11 April) mentioned only the name of the conductor. The Glasgow Herald review of the same date gave slightly more information, but also pointed out that the audience was not what the opera, and indeed the performance, deserved.

Carl Rosa Opera's Scottish visit in 1938 consisted of one week in Edinburgh, followed by two weeks in Glasgow.

Edinburgh w/c Mar 28: Mon Rigoletto; Tue Fledermaus; Wed Tannhäuser; Thu Bohème; Fri Gipsy Baron; Sat m Faust, Sat e Carmen.

Glasgow w/c Apr 4: Mon Rigoletto; Tue Butterfly; Wed Fledermaus; Thu Tannhäuser; Fri Gipsy Baron; Sat m Tales of Hoffman; Sat e Carmen.

Glasgow w/c 11 Apr: Mon Cav & Pag; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Trovatore; Thu Gipsy Baron; Fri Traviata; Sat m Fledermaus; Sat e Bohème.

Performance Cast

Hoffmann a poet

Ivor John

Olympia a doll

Rose Alper

Antonia Crespel's daughter

Rose Alper

Dr Miracle a doctor

Kingsley Lark

Performance DatesTales of Hoffmann 1938

Map List

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

9 Apr, 14.30

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