Ben Davies

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Ben Davies singsDoris: So fare thee well
Creator's record (world premiere: Lyric Theater, London, 20 April 1889)

Ben Davies singsDrink to me only with thine eyes

Ben Davies sings To Mary (White)
In RA format

Repertory does not include oratorios

The Bohemian girl – Bristol, Theatre Royal, 11 October 1881
Fidelio (Jacquino) – Nottingham, ?, December 1882
The flying Dutchman (Steersman) – Nottingham, ?, December 1882
Esmeralda (composer Arthur Goring Thomas) – London, Drury Lane, 26 March 1883
Colomba (Sergeant) (composer Mackenzie) – London, Drury Lane, 9 April 1883
Carmen – Nottingham, ?, February 1884
The Canterbury pilgrims (Apprentice) (composer De Koven) – London, Drury Lane, 28 April 1884
Faust – London, Drury Lane, April/May 1885
Maritana (composer Wallace) – Nottingham, Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company Tour, 1885
The beggar student – Nottingham, Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company Tour, 1885
The Lily of Killarney (composer Benedict) – London, Drury Lane, April/May 1885
Dorothy (composer Cellier) – London, Gaiety Theatre, 19 February 1887
Doris (composer Cellier) – London, Lyric Theatre, 20 April 1889
The damnation of Faust – London, Albert Hall, 26 November 1890
The red hussar (composer Solomon) – London, Lyric Theatre, 23 November 1890
Ivanhoe (composer Sullivan yes, the one of Gilbert & Sullivan fame!) – London, Royal English Opera, 31 January 1891
La basoche – London, Royal English Opera, 4 November 1891
Signa (composer Cowen) – London, Covent Garden, 30 June 1894
Samson et Dalila – New York, Carnegie Hall, April 1906
Rob Roy (composer De Koven) – Scotland tour, 1908

Reference: The Record Collector, volume 41, no. 3, September 1996.
Anton Bieber has provided the Doris and Drink to me only with thine eyes label scans and recordings. Thank you!

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