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Smoky eye witness news

San Francisco announced just now that Evelyn Herlitzius has canceled her performances this summer of Brünnhilde in Der Ring des Nibelungen, to be replaced by Grace Slick Iréne Theorin. (More strikingly styled photos of La Theorin may be found on her website.)  Read more »

Spring break

Jennifer Rowley will sing the title role in tonight’s performance of Puccini’s Tosca, replacing Anna Netrebko who is ill: that’s what the Met press department says.

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.

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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.

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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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