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Tannhauser 1937Carl Rosa Opera Company

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This performance, the only one given on the Scottish tour was reviewed in the Scotsman (3 April). The reviewer recorded "the performance was cordially recieved by a large audience. The piece was rendered by a strong team of soloists who, individually and collectively, contributed to a successful evening's entertainment."

Playing the minstrels were Hubert Dunkerley, George Hancock, John Torney, Liddle Peddieson, and Norman Jones.

This was part of Carl Rosa Opera's 1937 tour. (They had missed out visiting Scotland in 1936).

A conventional repertoire was presented for a week at the King's Theatre Edinburgh, followed by two weeks at the King's Theatre Glasgow.

Mon 23 Mar Cav & Pag; Tue Butterfly; Wed Boheme; Thu Faust; Fri Fledermaus; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Carmen.

Mon 30 Fledermaus; Tue Boheme; Wed Carmen; Thu Traviata; Fri Tannhauser; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Faust

Mon 5 Apr Butterfly; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Fledermaus; Thu Carmen; Fri Cav & Pag; Sat m Boheme; Sat e Maritana

Performance Cast

Hermann Landgrave of Thuringia

Philip Bertram

Tannhäuser a knight and minnesinger

John Myrddin

Shepherd boy

Ann Sholes

Elisabeth niece of the Landgrave

Helen Ogilvie


Pauline Maunder

Production Cast


Charles Webber

Performance DatesTannhauser 1937

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King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

2 Apr, 19.45

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