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Trovatore 1930Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Trovatore opened the Glasgow visit, reviewed in the Scotsman on Tuesday 25 March as 'a delightful performance', one of the most pleasing features in which was the personal triumph of Miss Rispath Goodacre. 'The whole performance had a most rousing reception'.

During the Scottish leg of the tour, two performances of Cav & Pag were given. The remaining performances involved fourteen different operas.


The 1930 Carl Rosa tour

The 1930 season in Scotland consisted of three weeks in Glasgow at the Theatre Royal followed by one in Edinburgh at the Lyceum. the performances were as follows:-

Glasgow, w/c 24 March: Mon 24 Trovatore; Tue 25 Cav & Pag; Wed 26 Flying Dutchman; Thu 27 Hansel and Gretel; Fri 28 Messalina; Sat 29 mat Butterfly: Sat 29 eve Faust.

Glasgow, w/c 31 March: Mon 31 Flying Dutchman; Tue 1 Apr Carmen; Wed 2 Rhinegold; Thu 3 Tales of Hoffmann; Fri 4 Bohème; Sat 5 mat Hansel and Gretel; Sat 5 eve Maritana.

Glasgow, w/c 7 April: Mon 7 Tannhäuser; Tue 8 Butterfly; Wed 9 Siegfried; Thu 10 Cav & Pag; Fri 11 Rigoletto; Sat 12 mat Flying Dutchman; Sat 12 eve Carmen.

Edinburgh, w/c 14 April: Mon 14 Butterfly; Tue 15 Rigoletto; Wed 16 Carmen; Thu 17 Faust; Fri 18 Flying Dutchman; Sat 19 mat Hansel and Gretel; Sat 19 eve Trovatore.

Performance Cast

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Harry Metcalfe (Mar 24)

Leonora a Duchess, lady-in-waiting to the Princess of Aragon

Helen Ogilvie (Mar 24)

Mabel Baker

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Hubert Dunkerley (Mar 24)

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

Ben Williams (Mar 24)

William Boland

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Rispah Goodacre (Mar 24)

Performance DatesTrovatore 1930

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

24 Mar, 19.15

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

19 Apr, 19.30

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