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Tales of Hoffmann 1945Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast details are taken from the review in the Aberdeen P&J 10 April.

The 1945 tour consisted of two weeks in Edinburgh, followed by two in Aberdeen then four in Glasgow.

W/c 26 Mar Edinburgh: Mon Tosca; Tue Traviata; Wed m Butterfly; Wed e Rigoletto; Thu Bohème; Fri Tosca; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Trovatore.

W/c 2 Apr Edinburgh: Mon Faust; Tue Rigoletto; Wed m Cav & Pag; Wed e Tosca; Thu Butterfly; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Hoffmann; Sat e Faust.

W/c 9 Apr Aberdeen: Mon Tales of Hoffmann; Tue Butterfly; Wed m Cav & Pag; Wed e Faust; Thu Bohème; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Trovatore.

W/c 16 Apr Aberdeen: Mon Cav & Pag; Tue Rigoletto; Wed m Traviata; Wed e Hoffmann; Thu Trovatore; Fri Butterfly; Sat m Bohème; Sat e Faust.

W/c 23 Apr Glasgow: Mon Tosca; Tue Hoffmann; Wed m Butterfly; Wed e Traviata; Thu Tosca; Fri Rigoletto; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Bohème.

W/c 30 Apr Glasgow: Mon Trovatore; Tue Traviata; Wed m Bohème; Wed e Faust; Thu Barber; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Tosca; Sat e Rigoletto.

W/c 7 May Glasgow: Mon Faust; Tue Tosca; Wed m Hoffmann; Wed e Cav & Pag; Thu Bohème; Fri Butterfly; Sat m Trovatore; Sat e Barber.

W/c 14 May Glasgow: Mon Butterfly; Tue Barber; Wed Faust; Wed e Bohème; Thu Tosca; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Faust.

Performances of Cav & Pag were accompanied by those of nine other operas.

Performance Cast

Dr Miracle a doctor

Otakar Kraus

Dapertutto a sorcerer

Otakar Kraus

Lindorf a councillor of Nuremberg

Otakar Kraus

Nicklausse Hoffmann's friend

Gladys Parr

Olympia a doll

Olwen Davies

Antonia Crespel's daughter

Ruth Packer

Giulietta a courtesan

Ruth Packer

Hoffmann a poet

Tudor Davies

Production Cast


Walter Susskind

Performance DatesTales of Hoffmann 1945

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

6 Apr, 19.00 7 Apr, 14.00

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

9 Apr, 19.15 13 Apr, 19.15 18 Apr, 19.15

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

24 Apr, 19.00 4 May, 19.00 9 May, 14.00 18 May, 19.00

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