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Cavalleria Rusticana 1938Carl Rosa Opera Company

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A brief review is given in the Scotsman (12 April),  identifying the Santuzza and Turiddu, while simply noting the other singers as Philip Bertram, Elisabeth Aveling and Bessie Weir.

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 Hoffmann; 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

Santuzza a village girl

Pauline Maunder

Mamma Lucia the innkeeper, Turiddu’s mother

Bessie Weir

Alfio the village carter

Philip Bertram

Turiddu a young soldier

John Torney

Lola Alfio’s wife

Elisabeth Aveling

Performance DatesCavalleria Rusticana 1938

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King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

11 Apr, 19.45

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