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Trovatore 1945Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast details are from a short review in the Daily Record (1 May), which did not see fit to name the conductor.

"the opera...well deserved the full house and enthusiastic reception. However the other characters in this work may perform, it is mainly on Azucena, the half-mad gypsy woman, that the dramatic sense depends, and in this role Miss Gladys Parr's performance left nothing to be desired, and her singing had many admirable features."

The 1945 tour consisted of two weeks in Edinburgh, followed by two in Aberdeen then four in Glasgow.

W/c 26 Mar Edinburgh: Mon Tosca; Tue Traviata; Wed m Butterfly; Wed e Rigoletto; Thu Bohème; Fri Tosca; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Trovatore.

W/c 2 Apr Edinburgh: Mon Faust; Tue Rigoletto; Wed m Cav & Pag; Wed e Tosca; Thu Butterfly; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Hoffmann; Sat e Faust.

W/c 9 Apr Aberdeen: Mon Tales of Hoffmann; Tue Butterfly; Wed m Cav & Pag; Wed e Faust; Thu Bohème; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Trovatore.

W/c 16 Apr Aberdeen: Mon Cav & Pag; Tue Rigoletto; Wed m Traviata; Wed e Hoffmann; Thu Trovatore; Fri Butterfly; Sat m Bohème; Sat e Faust.

W/c 23 Apr Glasgow: Mon Tosca; Tue Hoffmann; Wed m Butterfly; Wed e Traviata; Thu Tosca; Fri Rigoletto; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Bohème.

W/c 30 Apr Glasgow: Mon Trovatore; Tue Traviata; Wed m Bohème; Wed e Faust; Thu Barber; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Tosca; Sat e Rigoletto.

W/c 7 May Glasgow: Mon Faust; Tue Tosca; Wed m Hoffmann; Wed e Cav & Pag; Thu Bohème; Fri Butterfly; Sat m Trovatore; Sat e Barber.

W/c 14 May Glasgow: Mon Butterfly; Tue Barber; Wed Faust; Wed e Bohème; Thu Tosca; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Faust.

Performances of Cav & Pag were accompanied by those of nine other operas.

Performance Cast

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Appleton Moore

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Joseph Satariano

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

John Myrddin

Leonora a Duchess, lady-in-waiting to the Princess of Aragon

Joan Hammond

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Gladys Parr

Performance DatesTrovatore 1945

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

31 Mar, 19.00

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

14 Apr, 19.15 19 Apr, 19.15

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

30 Apr, 19.00 12 May, 14.00

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