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Fanciulla del West 1911Quinlan Opera Company

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The first performances in Scotland of Puccini's western took place almost exactly a year after its premiere at the New York Met.

Casts are from a programme in the National Library of Scotland (for Edinburgh), with advertised variants for the Glasgow opening.

Performance Cast

Minnie Innkeeper

Jeanne Brola

Dick Johnson a bandit, real name Ramirrez

John Coates

Jack Rance sheriff

Robert Parker

Nick bartender at the 'Polka' saloon

Bindon Ayres

Ashby Wells Fargo agent

Charles Magrath

Jake Wallace a travelling minstrel

Allen Hinckley

Sonora a miner

Mr W J Samuell (Nov 30)

Alan Turner (Dec 15)

Bello a miner

Ernest Milward

Happy a miner

Robert Veevers

Joe a miner

Ernest Le Clerc

Larkens a miner

Edgar Schofield

Trin a miner

Seph Jones

Harry a miner

Spencer Thomas

Sid a miner

Mr M Alliston

José Castro highwayman

Mr S Suravitch

Billy Jackrabbit Red Indian

Arthur Wynn

Pony Express rider

Leonard Thompson

Wowkle Minnie's Indian woman servant

Muriel Terry (Nov 30)

Rosina Beynon (Dec 15)

Performance DatesFanciulla del West 1911

Map List

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

30 Nov, 19.30 4 Dec, 19.30

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

15 Dec, 19.30

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