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Lohengrin 1908Moody-Manners Opera Company

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Lohengrin may not seem an obvious choice for managements to place in the Saturday matinee slot, but that was done consistently in the spring 1908 tour. Also consistent was the casting, with the four major roles and the baton in the same hands throughout.

The cast for 21 March is from a programme in Aberdeen City Library. All roles except the Herald on 21 March are as described in a preview in the Dundee Courier and Argus. As was usual at this time, if Saturday performances were reviewed at all they were given cursory treatment, and only the two lead singers are mentioned on this occasion.

Performance Cast

Heerufer Royal Herald

Richard Cliffe

Heinrich Henry the Fowler, King of Germany

Charles Manners (Mar 14 m)

Charles Magrath (Mar 21 m)

Friedrich von Telramund Count of Brabant

William Dever

Ortrud Friedrich's wife

Toni Seiter

Elsa von Brabant sister of the missing Count Gottfried

Clementine de Vere Sapio

Lohengrin a knight

John Coates

Performance DatesLohengrin 1908

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

29 Feb, 14.30 13 Oct, 19.00

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

14 Mar, 14.15

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

21 Mar, 14.30

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