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Cavalleria Rusticana 1930Carl Rosa Opera Company

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

The performance on 10 April were briefly reviewed in the following day's Scotsman, being described as 'a musical treat of a high order.'


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 01 Apr Carmen; Wed 02 Rhinegold; Thu 03 Tales of Hoffmann; Fri 04 Bohème; Sat 04 mat Hansel and Gretel; Sat 04 eve Maritana.

Glasgow, w/c 7 April: Mon 7 Tannhäuser; Tue 8 Butterfly; Wed 9 Siegfried; Thu 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

Santuzza a village girl

Mabel Baker (Apr 10)

Mamma Lucia the innkeeper, Turiddu’s mother

Irene Dobbyn (Apr 10)

Alfio the village carter

Leslie Jones (Apr 10)

Performance DatesCavalleria Rusticana 1930

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

25 Mar, 19.15 10 Apr, 19.15

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