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Maritana 1885Sydney Hill's Royal English Opera Company

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The Royal English Opera's 1885 tour of Scotland, under Sydney Hill's management, was its first for five years, and included all four cities.

Cast details are as reviewed in the Aberdeen JournalDundee Advertiser and the Dundee Courier & Argus.


Sydney Hill's Royal English Opera in Scotland - 1885

The operas toured were: Mozart (Marriage of Figaro,  Don Giovanni);  Bellini (Sonnambula);  Benedict (Lily of Killarney);  Wallace (Maritana);  Verdi (Trovatore);  Gounod (Faust).

The Scottish tour schedule was:

Aberdeen w/c 23 March:  Mon 23 Maritana;  Tue 24 Lily of Killarney;  Wed 25 Trovatore;  Thu 26 Marriage of Figaro;  Fri 27 Faust;  Sat 28 Sonnambula.

Dundee w/c 30 Marcch: Mon 30 Marriage of Figaro;  Tue 31 Maritana;  Wed 1 April Lily of Killarney; Thu 2 Faust;  Fri 3 Trovatore; Sat 4 Don Giovanni.

Further performances in Glasgow and Edinburgh to be confirmed.

Production Cast


Julian Edwards

Performance DatesMaritana 1885

Map List

Her Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

23 Mar, 19.30

Theatre Royal, Dundee | Dundee

31 Mar, 19.30

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