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Alla cantata ancor manca la diva

racette_toscaPatricia Racette will sing the title role in Puccini’s Tosca on April 14, 17, 20, and 24 matinee, replacing Karita Mattila, “who is ill” — this just in from the Met’s press office.

93 comments

  • CruzSF says:

    Kruno@89: Thanks for the unexpected pleasure of seeing Entschiede & Gronigen mentioned here.

  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette says:

    Know what you mean, Cruz: Enschede and Groningen are small beer as it is -- but I’ve never even heard of these places.

    Perhaps they have special meaning for Ms Ewing, whose mother was Dutch?

  • Kilian says:

    The Netherlands Touring Opera (the ‘second’ opera company in the Netherlands) visits those places with their production of La voix humaine (with Maria Ewing as the soloist in that, and L’heure espagnol as the other production).