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Cavalleria Rusticana 1905Carl Rosa Opera Company

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A brief review can be found in the Glasgow Herald (3 April).

"On Saturday the large audience attracted to the Grand Theatre were treated to excellent performances.  Mr Edward Davies who was Turiddu...sang all through in his best style, and was much applauded.  Miss Una Brookshaw took a rather exaggerated view of the gestures and actions necessary to reflect the position of Santuzza.   The band, under Mr Eugene Goossens, made the most off the music, and of course had to repeat the popular intermezzo."

On this return to Scotland after an absence of a few years, Carl Rosa Opera's  performances were as follows:-

Week 1, comm 27 Mar: Mon Tannhäuser; Tue Don Giovanni; Wed Faust; Thu Lohengrin; Fri Rigoletto; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Maritana.

Week 2, comm 3 Apr: Mon Faust; Tue Tristan and Isolde; Wed Rigoletto; Thu Tannhäuser; Fri Marriage of Figaro; Sat m Don Giovanni; Sat e Carmen.

Performance Cast

Santuzza a village girl

Una Brookshaw (Apr 1 m)

Mamma Lucia the innkeeper, Turiddu’s mother

Jean Douglas-Wilson (Apr 1 m)

Alfio the village carter

Lewys James (Apr 1 m)

Turiddu a young soldier

Edward Davies (Apr 1 m)

Lola Alfio’s wife

Ethel Pender-Cudlip (Apr 1 m)

Performance DatesCavalleria Rusticana 1905

Map List

Grand Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

1 Apr, 14.00

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