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Fledermaus 1940Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast information is taken from the Scotsman (6 March). The reviewer wrote " The popularity of Fledermaus shows no sign of waning, and its delightful music had an enthusiastic reception at the King's Theatre last night...In the ballroom scene, the customary 'Blue Danube' was replaced by a charming Pas de deux by dancers whose names were not given in the programme. Mr Charles Webber conducted a performance which throughout was brilliant."

The tour consisted of one week at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh then two at the King's Theatre, Glasgow.

Mon 4 Mar Traviata; Tue Fledermaus; Wed Cav and Pag; Thu Barber of Seville; Fri Rigoletto; Sat mat Faust; Sat evg Trovatore.

Mon 11 Mar Traviata; Tue Cav and Pag; Wed Barber of Seville; Thu Trovatore; Fri Rigoletto; Sat m Fledermaus; Sat e Faust.

Mon 18 Mar Fledermaus; Tue Traviata; Wed Cav and Pag Thu Rigoletto; Fri Faust; Sat m Barber of Seville; Sat e Trovatore.

Performance Cast

Alfred an Italian tenor and admirer of Rosalinde

John Myrddin

Adele the Eisensteins' maid

Joan Collier

Falke a notary and friend of Eisenstein

George Hancock

Frank prison governor

Kingsley Lark

Orlofsky a rich young Russian prince

Gladys Parr

Gabriel von Eisenstein

Ivor John

Rosalinde wife of Eisenstein

Helen Ogilvie

Production Cast

Conductor

Charles Webber

Performance DatesFledermaus 1940

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

5 Mar, 19.30

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

16 Mar, 14.30 18 Mar, 19.30

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