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Fliegende Holländer 1952Carl Rosa Opera Company

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The cast is drawn from a programme for 24 April in the Mitchell library.

According to the Stage (10 April)   "Arthur Wallington's singing is a joy to listen to and admirably suited to the part of the Dutchman.  Ruth Parker is excellent as Senta and George Chitty an outstanding Erik."

The full Scottish schedule was as follows:

Aberdeen (His Majesty's) - Week commencing 31 March: Mon Carmen, Tue Rigoletto, Wed Traviata, Thu Faust, Fri Barber of Seville, Sat mat Bohème, Sat eve Trovatore.

Edinburgh (King's) - Week commencing 7 April: Mon Flying Dutchman, Tue Bohème, Wed Barber of Seville, Thu Rigoletto, Fri John Socman, Sat mat Butterfly, Sar eve Faust.

Week commencing Monday 14 April: Mon Cav & Pag, Tue Traviata, Wed Trovatore, Thu Butterfly, Fri Tosca, Sat mat Bohème, Sat eve Carmen.

Glasgow (Theatre Royal) - Week commencing Monday 21 April: Mon Traviata, Tue Bohème, Wed Barber, Thu Dutchman, Fri Rigoletto, Sat mat Butterfly, Sat eve Faust.

W/c Monday 28 April: Mon Barber, Tue Hoffmann, Wed Butterfly, Thu Cav & Pag, Fri Carmen, Sat mat Bohème, Sat eve Trovatore.

Wk/c Monday 5 May: Mon Carmen, Tue Dutchman, Wed Rigoletto, Thu Faust, Fri John Socman, Sat mat Carmen, Sat eve Bohème.

Week commencing Monday 12 May: Mon Butterfly, Tue Tosca, Wed Hoffmann, Thu Trovatore, Fri Traviata, Sat mat Barber, Sat eve Cav & Pag.

Performance Cast

Daland a Norwegian sea captain

Ernest Thomas

Senta Daland's daughter

Ruth Packer

Erik a huntsman

George Chitty

Mary Daland's housekeeper, once Senta's nurse

Maria Peer


Gwent Lewis


Arthur Wallington

Production Cast


Arthur Hammond

Performance DatesFliegende Holländer 1952

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

7 Apr, 19.30

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

24 Apr, 19.00 6 May, 19.00

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