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Pagliacci 1909Moody-Manners Opera Company

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After the initial worldwide success of Cavalleria Rusticana in 1890, there were innumerable attempts to find a suitable companion piece to complete the evening. Pagliacci was launched in 1892 and was almost immediately teamed with the earlier work. By 1909 it had become impossible to consider any other pairing. However, while these operas were rarely absent from the Carl Rosa line-up, 1909 is the only season when they were presented in Scotland by Moody-Manners.

Casts are as shown in programmes in Edinburgh and Aberdeen libraries and a review in the Dundee Advertiser.

Performance Cast

Tonio a player

William Dever

Canio leader of the players

Philip Brozel

Nedda Canio's wife

Kate Anderson

Beppe a player

Frederick Davies

Silvio a villager

Lewys James

Performance DatesPagliacci 1909

Map List

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

11 Feb, 19.30 19 Feb, 19.30

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

26 Feb, 19.30

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

4 Mar, 19.30

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