Renegade princess Renegade princess

Yulia Matochkina will make her Met role debut as Eboli in Verdi’s Don Carlo, replacing Anita Rachvelishvili.

on October 05, 2022 at 12:45 PM
Bohemian rhapsody Bohemian rhapsody

Tenor Yusif Eyvazov, who was scheduled to sing Rodolfo in the upcoming four performances of Puccini’s La bohème, is ill and has withdrawn.

on May 11, 2022 at 3:44 PM
Le nozze di Figaro Le nozze di Figaro

Amanda Woodbury jumps in as the Countess in tonight’s broadcast.

on February 11, 2020 at 1:20 PM
I’m your captain I’m your captain

Evgeny Nikitin will sing the Dutchman in all performances of the Met’s new production of Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer, replacing Sir Bryn Terfel, who withdraw last week due to ankle surgery.”

on February 04, 2020 at 4:10 PM
Sitting Pretti Sitting Pretti

The Metropolitan Opera today announces two cast changes for its forthcoming production of Verdi’s La Traviata, opening January 10, 2020. 

on December 12, 2019 at 6:15 PM
Count your blessings Count your blessings

Etienne Dupuis will sing the Count in the February 5, 8, and 11 performances of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, replacing Mariusz Kwiecien.

on November 06, 2019 at 3:52 PM
“Due to a family situation in Europe” “Due to a family situation in Europe”

Ildar Abdrazakov has had to withdraw from LOC’s Don Giovanni.

on October 17, 2019 at 12:16 PM
I feel your thane I feel your thane

Bass-baritone Craig Colclough makes his Met debut tonight in the title role of Macbeth.

on September 28, 2019 at 1:39 PM
Someday my prince will come Someday my prince will come

Yusif Eyvazov will sing Calàf in the October 3, 6, 9, and 12 Met performances of Puccini’s Turandot.

on September 19, 2019 at 11:42 AM
Full house Full house

Yusif Eyvazov will sing Hermann in the performances of Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades on December 8, 14, and 21, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko.”

on September 06, 2019 at 11:06 AM
West coast story West coast story

Pene Pati, originally scheduled to sing Romeo on October 1, will perform the role in all performances, replacing Bryan Hymel who has withdrawn for personal reasons.

on September 03, 2019 at 1:46 PM
But Old Man River, he just keeps coming up roses But Old Man River, he just keeps coming up roses

Blackhurst replaces Christine Ebersole, whose commitments have changed this summer due to professional reasons.

on June 05, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Holy wedlock! Holy wedlock!

“Michaela Schuster will sing Fricka in tomorrow’s performance of Wagner’s Die Walküre, replacing Jamie Barton,” says the Met’s press office.

on April 24, 2019 at 2:43 PM
Casting a Paul Casting a Paul

Paul Appleby will sing Don Ottavio in tonight’s performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, replacing Pavol Breslik, who is ill,.”

on April 12, 2019 at 4:40 PM
Hair apparent Hair apparent

Gregory Kunde will sing Samson in the March 16, 19, and 23 performances of Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill.

on March 14, 2019 at 5:29 PM
General practicioner General practicioner

Jorge de León will sing Radamès in the February 28, March 4, and March 7 performances of Verdi’s Aida, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko.

on January 09, 2019 at 4:43 PM
Part-time Lover Part-time Lover

Tenor Stephen Costello will sing the role of Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera on Wednesday, December 26, replacing Juan Diego Flórez, who is ill.

on December 24, 2018 at 4:07 PM

Kristin Lewis, making her Met debut, will sing the title role in Verdi’s Aida, replacing Sondra Radvanovsky, who has withdrawn for personal reasons.

on December 24, 2018 at 1:36 PM
O gloria! O gloria!

Carl Tanner will sing the title role in Verdi’s Otello in tonight’s season premiere performance, replacing Stuart Skelton, who is ill.”

on December 14, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Perles, interrupted Perles, interrupted

Alexander Birch Elliott will sing Zurga in all remaining performances of Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles, replacing Mariusz Kwiecien, who has withdrawn due to illness.

on November 23, 2018 at 12:23 PM
‘Perles’ hearing ‘Perles’ hearing

Alexander Birch Elliott‘ s dynamic if gauche Zurga added some pizzazz to an otherwise bland evening.

on November 19, 2018 at 12:41 PM
Koch out Koch out

Wolfgang Koch has withdrawn from the Metropolitan Opera’s fall performances of Puccini’s Tosca, due to illness.

on October 16, 2018 at 6:06 PM
“Se quel guerrier io fossi…!” “Se quel guerrier io fossi…!”

“Yonghoon Lee will sing Radamès in tonight’s performance of Verdi’s Aida, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill,” says the Met press office with a perfectly straight face.

on October 15, 2018 at 3:59 PM
Già dell’Apocalisse appariscono i segni Già dell’Apocalisse appariscono i segni

Ryan Speedo Green will sing Colline in tonight’s performance of Puccini’s La Bohème.

on October 03, 2018 at 4:42 PM