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Don Giovanni 1867Madame Lancia's Grand English Opera Company

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Florence Lancia's company in Glasgow 1867

The programme in Glasgow was largely of popular favourites. However two of Verdi's middle period masterpieces, the wildly popular Trovatore and still controversial Traviata, were now joined by Rigoletto and Un ballo in maschera, both receiving their Scottish premieres.

Week commencing 9 December: Mon 9 Trovatore; Tue 10 Sonnambula; Wed 11 Rigoletto; Thu 12 Bohemian Girl; Fri 13 Un ballo in maschera; Sat 14 Maritana.

Week commencing 16 December: Mon 16 Faust; Tue 17 Traviata; Wed 18 Don Giovanni; Thu 19 Barber of Seville; Fri 20 Trovatore; Sat 21 Bohemian Girl.

Performance Cast

Leporello Giovanni's servant

Mr Tempest

Donna Anna the Commendatore's daughter

Florence Lancia

Don Giovanni a young nobleman

Charles Durand

Commendatore an elderly aristocrat

Mr De Lancey

Don Ottavio engaged to Anna

William Parkinson

Donna Elvira a lady from Burgos

Miss Collins

Zerlina a peasant girl

Carlotta Zerbini

Performance DatesDon Giovanni 1867

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Royal Colosseum and Opera House | Glasgow

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