UPDATE: A spokesman for Anna Netrebko says that she and tenor Yusif Eyvazov are not engaged. The soprano further “asks that people please respect her wish to keep her private life private.” Read more »
La Cieca’s spy informs her that the Met will make its 2014-2015 season announcement at 6:00 PM today.
Emma Thompson will portray Mrs. Lovett in the New York Philharmonic’s staged production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Wonder no more! Says the Met press office, “Elina Garanca has withdrawn from her 2013-14 Met engagements because she is pregnant with her second child, who is due this winter.”
Wendy White is suing the for a 2011 accident on stage during a performance of Faust.
Broadway actor Danny Burstein will make his Metropolitan Opera debut in the non-singing role of Frosch in this season’s performances of Die Fledermaus.
Aidan Lang has been named Seattle Opera’s third General Director effective September 1, 2014.