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Carmen 1937Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Carmen was precisely the kind of popular favourite that the Carl Rosa used to play on a Saturday evening - though in this particular week, any other item from the repertoire could have done as well - a very popular programme.

This was part of Carl Rosa Opera's 1937 tour. (They had missed out visiting Scotland in 1936).

A conventional repertoire was presented for a week at the King's Theatre Edinburgh, followed by two weeks at the King's Theatre Glasgow.

Mon 23 Mar Cav & Pag; Tue Butterfly; Wed Bohème; Thu Faust; Fri Fledermaus; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Carmen.

Mon 30 Fledermaus; Tue Bohème; Wed Carmen; Thu Traviata; Fri Tannhäuser; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Faust

Mon 5 Apr Butterfly; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Fledermaus; Thu Carmen; Fri Cav & Pag; Sat m Bohème; Sat e Maritana

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Ernest Frank

Micaëla a peasant girl

Elsie Griffin

Don José a corporal of dragoons

John Myrddin

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Howell Glynne

Carmen a gypsy

Betty Thompson

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Phyllis Brooks

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Elisabeth Aveling

Escamillo a toreador

George Hancock

Dancaïre a smuggler

Norman Jones

Remendado a smuggler

Gwilym Jones

Performance DatesCarmen 1937

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

27 Mar, 19.45

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

31 Mar, 19.45 8 Apr, 19.45

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