Opera House, Cork, 1878

Campanini was listed to play Don José but was unable to perform due to illness. The Cork Constitution of 19 September 1878 states that Runcio ‘seemed rather overtaxed’ in the role. The number of performances refers to the period 1876-1906; first performance for the benefit of Lagarde. Italian translation by Read more…

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Theatre Royal, Dublin, 1878

Production transferred to Dublin from London for two weeks, then company moved on to Cork for a week before catching the steamer City of Chester for New York. First impressions were that the opera had been produced at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, but primary source material showed that it was Read more…

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