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Trovatore 1934Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast details are taken from the Glasgow Herald (4 April). In a short review, it was said 'all of the principals gave of their best, and that it was appreciated by the audience was shown by the enthusiastic applause throughout'.

The Carl Rosa's Scottish tour in the spring of 1934 began with two weeks at the Glasgow Theatre Royal, followed by one each at His Majesty's, Aberdeen and the King's Edinburgh.

The performance schedule was as follows:

First week (Glasgow), commencing 26 March: Mon Fledermaus; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Cav & Pag; Thu Carmen; Fri Fledermaus; Sat mat Butterfly, Sat eve Faust.

Second week, commencing 2 April: Mon Barber; Tue Trovatore; Wed Carmen; Thu Don Giovanni; Fri Madam Butterfly; Sat mat Fledermaus; Sat eve Maritana.

Third week (Aberdeen), commencing 9 April: Mon Fledermaus; Tue Cav & Pag; Wed Carmen; Thu Faust; Fri Barber; Sat mat Fledermaus; Sat eve Maritana.

Fourth week (Edinburgh), commencing 16 April: Mon Fledermaus; Tue Carmen; Wed Don Giovanni; Thu Fledermaus; Fri Barber; Sat mat Faust; Sat eve Maritana.

There were two performances of that venerable double bill, Cav and Pag. Eight other operas were presented during the tour.

Performance Cast

Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman

Irene Dobbyn

Inez confidante of Leonora

Marjorie Carline

Ruiz a soldier in Manrico's service

Gwilym Jones

Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard

Howell Glynne

Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon

Redvers Llewellyn

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

Helen Ogilvie

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay

Ivor John

Production Cast


Eric Warr

Performance DatesTrovatore 1934

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Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

3 Apr, 19.30

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