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Tannhäuser 1894Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The cast as shown is advertised complete in the Scotsman of Saturday 12 May. The final performance on Wednesday 16th is also shown, with only two names mentioned - Hedmondt continuing in the title role with an announced alternate for Elisabeth. They were advertised earlier as also taking the performance on the 8th.

Performance Cast


Luise Meisslinger

Tannhäuser a knight and minnesinger

Charles Hedmondt

Shepherd boy

Minnie Hunt

Wolfram von Eschenbach a knight and minnesinger

Alec Marsh

Hermann Landgrave of Thuringia

Lempriere Pringle

Walther von der Vogelweide a knight and minnesinger

Frank Wood

Heinrich der Schreiber a knight and minnesinger

Mr P Somers

Biterolf a knight and minnesinger

Mr W Llewellyn

Reinmar von Zweter a knight and minnesinger

George Fox

Elisabeth niece of the Landgrave

Frances Saville (May 8; 16)

Marie Duma (May 12m)

Performance DatesTannhäuser 1894

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

24 Apr, 00.00 28 Apr, 14.00 5 May, 00.00 19 Nov, 00.00 28 Nov, 00.00 1 Dec, 00.00

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

8 May, 19.15 12 May, 14.00 16 May, 19.15 12 Nov, 00.00

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