Opera Scotland

Elixir of Love 1935Carl Rosa Opera Company

Read more about the opera Elixir of Love

The cast details are from the review in the Scotsman (21 March)

This was the first performance of the opera in Edinburgh since a previous Rosa performance in 1892- just within living memory (letter in Scotsman 2 March p15).


The Scottish itinerary was one week in Edinburgh followed by two in Glasgow:

Edinburgh, w/c 18 Mar:  Mon Fledermaus;  Tue Traviata;  Wed Elixir of Love;  Thu Carmen;  Fri Tannhäuser;  Sat m Fledermaus;  Sat e Faust.

Glasgow, w/c 25 Mar:  Mon Fledermaus;  Tue Don Giovanni;  Wed Faust;  Thu Carmen;  Fri Tannhäuser;  Sat m Rigoletto;  Sat e Fledermaus.

Glasgow, w/c 1 Apr:  Mon Carmen;  Tue Faust;  Wed Traviata;  Thu Barber of Seville;  Fri Elixir of Love;  Sat m Fledermaus;  Sat e Maritana.

Performance Cast

Adina a wealthy farm owner

Elsie Griffin

Nemorino a young peasant

Ivor John

Belcore a sergeant

Leyland White

Dulcamara a quack doctor

Richard Watson

Production Cast


Charles Webber

Performance DatesElixir of Love 1935

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

20 Mar, 19.45

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

5 Apr, 19.45

© Copyright Opera Scotland 2024

Site by SiteBuddha