Mario, tu qui?!

Najmiddin Mavlyanov will sing the role of Cavaradossi in the May 8 and 12 performances of Puccini’s Tosca, reports the Met’s press office. Read more »

“Ah, word ill urged to one that is so ill!”

Charles Castronovo will sing the role of Roméo in all performances of the Metropolitan Opera’s forthcoming production of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, opening April 23, replacing Bryan Hymel who is ill. So says the Met’s press office.

Modern family

Yusif Eyvazov will sing the role of Cavaradossi in the first four performances of the spring run of Puccini’s Tosca, replacing Marcelo Álvarez. The final two performances are TBA. So says the Met’s press office.

A midwinter day’s cast change

Jennifer Rowley will sing the role of Leonora in all performances of Il Trovatore this season replacing Maria Agresta, who is ill.

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Rawls debut

Arnold Rawls will sing the role of Calàf in tonight’s performance of Puccini’s Turandot, replacing the originally scheduled Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill.

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The season officially begins

Aleksandrs Antonenko will sing Calàf in Puccini’s Turandot from October 12 to November 16 replacing Marcelo Álvarez, who is ill.”

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Again with the Mad Libs

La Cieca literally cannot even.

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A time to ill

Pretty Yende will sing the role of Elvira in tomorrow evening’s performance of Bellini’s I Puritani, replacing Diana Damrau, who is ill.”

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Not my dragoon

The Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Carmen began with a bit of drama Thursday night when tenor Rafael Davila replaced Marcelo Álvarez.

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Met’s loss is our Margaine

Clémentine Margaine will make her Met debut in the title role of Bizet’s Carmen this Thursday, January 19.”

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