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Bohème 1938Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The Scotsman review (1 April) said there were times when the orchestral work was perhaps a little too assertive. Apart from such moments, it was a fine performance which did credit to the conductor, Michael Mudie. The cast was largely  the same as the previous year.

Carl Rosa Opera's Scottish visit in 1938 consisted of one week in Edinburgh, followed by two weeks in Glasgow.

Edinburgh w/c Mar 28: Mon Rigoletto; Tue Fledermaus; Wed Tannhäuser; Thu Bohème; Fri Gipsy Baron; Sat m Faust, Sat e Carmen.

Glasgow w/c Apr 4: Mon Rigoletto; Tue Butterfly; Wed Fledermaus; Thu Tannhäuser; Fri Gipsy Baron; Sat m Tales of Hoffmann; Sat e Carmen.

Glasgow 11 Apr: Mon Cav & Pag; Tue Barber of Seville; Wed Trovatore; Thu Gipsy Baron; Fri Traviata; Sat m Fledermaus; Sat e Bohème.

Performance Cast

Rodolfo a poet

Ivor John

Marcello a painter

Hubert Dunkerley

Colline a philosopher

Philip Bertram

Schaunard a musician

George Hancock

Mimì a seamstress

Luella Paikin

Musetta a grisette

Elisabeth Aveling

Performance DatesBohème 1938

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

31 Mar, 19.45

King's Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

16 Apr, 19.45

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