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Carmen 1887Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Glasgow cast from programme in Royalty Theatre file in Mitchell Library, though the identity of the conductor is only as advertised in the Glasgow Herald. Edinburgh casts are  from programmes in Edinburgh Room, Edinburgh Council Library.

The Lyceum Theatre had been relit (both front of house and on stage), with electric light. This was intended to ensure Pure Air and a Cool Atmosphere, as well as helping to keep Accidents to a minimum.

Edinburgh prices were: Private Boxes £3 3s; Dress Circle 7s 6d; Orchestra Stalls 6s; Amphitheatre Stalls 4s; Pit Stalls 2s 6d; Amphitheatre 1s 6d; Gallery 1s.

The repertoire for the Edinburgh week was Monday Carmen; Tuesday Mignon; Wednesday Masaniello; Thursday Don Giovanni; Friday Nordisa; Saturday (mat) Don Giovanni and (eve) Bohemian Girl.

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Mr P Somers

Micaëla a peasant girl

Kate Drew

Don José a corporal of dragoons

Francesco Runcio

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Charles Campbell

Carmen a gypsy

Marie Roze

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Annie Cook

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Rita Presano

Lillas Pastia an innkeeper

Charles Stewart

Escamillo a toreador

Leslie Crotty (Gla)

Max Eugene (Edi)

Dancaïre a smuggler

Aynsley Cook

Remendado a smuggler

Wilfred Esmond

Performance DatesCarmen 1887

Map List

Royalty, Glasgow | Glasgow

7 Nov, 19.30 12 Nov, 14.00 16 Nov, 19.30

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

28 Nov, 19.30

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