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Lucia di Lammermoor 1873Her Majesty's Italian Opera

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The 1873 visit of the Italian Opera to Edinburgh lasted for nine nights from 13th to 22nd March.

The repertoire was: Thu 13 Lucia di Lammermoor; Fri 14 Don Giovanni; Sat 15 Oberon; Mon 17 Les Huguenots; Tue 15 Il Trovatore; Wed 19 Der Freischütz; Thu 20 La Favorita; Fri 21 Il Flauto Magico; Sat 22 Benefit of Mdlle Titiens (as she was styled in the publicity).

This Lucia cast is notable for the presence of Pietro Mongini, a couple of years after he created the role of Radamès in Aida. Ilma di Murska also had an important career, including visits to New York.

Cast as advertised in The Scotsman, 5 March.

Performance Cast

Normanno the Ashtons' forester

Signor Casaboni

Enrico Lord Henry Ashton

Signor Mendioroz

Raimondo Bide the Bent, the Ashtons' chaplain

Signor Foli

Lucia Lucy Ashton, Henry's Sister

Ilma Di Murska

Alisa Ailsa, Lucy's companion

Mathilde Bauermeister

Edgardo Edgar, the Master of Ravenswood

Pietro Mongini

Arturo Lord Arthur Bucklaw

Antonio Rinaldini

Performance DatesLucia di Lammermoor 1873

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Theatre Royal, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

13 Mar, 20.00

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