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Carmen 1959Sadler's Wells Opera

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A three week, three city tour – Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow, with identical repertoire, seven performances of six operas (Merry Widow, Butterfly, Carmen, Figaro, Fidelio and Rigoletto, with only the Widow done twice) – hard work for all concerned.

Cast details from programmes in Edinburgh City Library (Apr 21) and ENO archive (Apr 29).

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Peter Tracey

Micaëla a peasant girl

Ava June

Don José a corporal of dragoons

William Aitken

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

David Ward

Carmen a gypsy

Monica Sinclair

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Anne Edwards

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Sheila Rex (Apr 21)

Ann Robson (Apr 29)

Escamillo a toreador

Peter Glossop

Dancaïre a smuggler

Joseph Ward

Remendado a smuggler

Edwin Jepps

Performance DatesCarmen 1959

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

21 Apr, 19.00

Gaumont Theatre | Dundee

29 Apr, 19.00

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

8 May, 19.00

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