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I VISIT OF THE O'MARA OPERA COMPANY TO MERTHYR. I The opera-loving public of Merthyr and dis- trict will be pleased to see the announcement of the visit of the above famous company, the largest and most expensive opera combination travelling at the present time, numbering over 100 performers, with an augmented orchestra of 30. We are promised some old and new favourites both in operas and artistes for this visit. the company will open at the Theatre Royal on Monday evening next fat- six nights and a special matinee on Thursday afternoon. For the opening performance on Monday we I have an opera new to Merthyr, viz., "Thej Jewess," with Mr. Joseph O'Mara in a very exacting part, Ele-azar the Jew, Miss Anna Lind- sev being Rachel, and Mr. William. Heughan as Cardinal de Brogni. In this opera. we have some fine spectacles, over 100 members occupy- ing the stapa at the same time in several oi the scenes. On Tuesday evening we have that favourite double bill, Cawilieria Rusticana," followed by "Pagliacci." In the former opera we have Miss Artiga. Lindsey in one of her favourite parts, viz., Santuzm, with Mr. Saxton Gran- ville the Turriddu and Mr. Arthur balance as Alfio. In Pagliacci we shall hear that fine tenor, Mr. Henry Thompson, who is down to sing Canio, Miss Pauline Donnan being the- Nedda, and Mr. William Russell as Tonio. On Wednesday evening Tannhausetr" is; billed, with Mr. Joseph O'Mara in the name part, and that fine artiste, Miss Florence Mar- den as Elizabeth. Mr. William Anderson (an ■ ==» MR. WILLIAM HEUGHAN, R, I As Cardinal," in The I old favourite in Merthyr) is down to sing Land- grave. ■ r or the special matinee on Thursday "Car- nwn) is the attraction, Miss Irene Ainsley sing- nig the tide role, with Miss Paulinè Donnan as Miohaola, Mr. Henry Thompson as Don Jose, and Mr. William Russell as Escamillo in the evening performance "I/ucla cli Laanmer- 1 111001" is the attraction, an opera. in which we. have Miss .Florence Morden at her best as Lucy ton, Mi. Saxton Granville will be the Lord Edgar, and Mr. William Heughan. Bide the Bent. On i11 idav evening we -have that wonderful work oi M:acia,iii Butterfly," with i ii.ss vFu lorence Morden, Mr. Henry Thompson is down to sing: the part of Lieut.. B. F. Pin- kerton, and they will be supported by a very strong east, including Miss Constance" Bower, r Mr. John Olive re, Mr, McCarthy, and Mr R J1 The closing performance on Saturday night is that old favourite, the "Bohemian Girl," with 'If Miss Pauline Donnan as Arline, Miss Irene Ainsley as Gipsy Queen, Mr. Saxton Granville as Thaddeus, and Mr. ,Wi!Ha.m An?eMon as jIt Devilshoof. The whole of the operas will be supported by the famous O'Mara Chorus, num bering "over 50' It voices, and the augmented orchestra ?ill be 1 under the direction of Mr. Oreste SarnhptM With such an enormous attraction we shall i1i 0Xpe{. to see the "Royal" packed a.t ?-?r-h pp-i- ? formance, and w-padvisü our rendørs to book §jff their seats to avoid, disappointment.

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