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Cavalleria Rusticana 1896Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Casts are as reviewed in the Glasgow Herald (Apr 28) and as advertised. A programmme dated 27 April is preserved in the Mitchell Library, and one dated 18 November 1896 in Edinburgh Central Library

Unusually, the order of play on 27 April was reversed, with Pagliacci opening the evening.

Performance Cast

Santuzza a village girl

Ella Russell (Apr 27; May 8)

Rita Elandi (Nov 18)

Maude Rondé (May 15)

Mamma Lucia the innkeeper, Turiddu’s mother

Lillie Williams (Apr 27)

Julia Lennox

Savile Hughes

Alfio the village carter

Homer Lind (Apr 27)

William Paull

Turiddu a young soldier

Charles Hedmondt (Apr 27; Nov 20)

Robert Cunningham (May 8, 15; Nov 18)

Lola Alfio’s wife

Lily Heenan (Apr 27; Nov 20)

Lillie Williams

Performance DatesCavalleria Rusticana 1896

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

27 Apr, 19.30 4 Nov, 19.30

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

8 May, 19.30 15 May, 19.30 18 Nov, 19.30

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