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scheduled to sing Romeo on October 1, will perform the role in all performances, replacing Bryan Hymel who has withdrawn for personal reasons.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

Countertenor Jakub Jozef Orlinski will jump into Glyndebourne Opera’s production of Handel’s Rinaldo after mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong pulled out “for personal reasons.”

on July 24, 2019 at 9:02 AM
Put your Dukes up Put your Dukes up

Bryan Hymel has withdrawn from upcoming performances as the Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto, due to personal reasons,” says the Met’s press office.

on February 12, 2019 at 4:08 PM
Mai Tosca alla scena Mai Tosca alla scena

Sonya Yoncheva will make her role debut in the Met’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca next season replacing Kristine Opolais.

on June 16, 2017 at 11:28 AM
Singin’ in the reine Singin’ in the reine

Stepping into the role of Dido will be American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham.

on October 26, 2016 at 4:49 PM
Chute and ladders Chute and ladders

San Francisco Opera yesterday announced its third major cast change in five days.

on October 31, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The virgin Einspring The virgin Einspring

Jamie Barton will make her San Francisco Opera debut as Adalgisa in Norma for five of the opera’s seven performances on September 5, 10, 14, 27 and 30. Ms. Barton replaces Daveda Karanas, who has withdrawn from the production for personal reasons.

on August 27, 2014 at 7:20 PM
The beautiful glass is empty The beautiful glass is empty

Juliane Banse will make her Met debut as Zdenka in this season’s performances of Strauss’s Arabella, replacing Genia Kühmeier, who has withdrawn for personal reasons.”

on February 19, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Over at the Met they’re dropping like, well, you know. Per the press office: “Marco Armiliato will conduct Puccini’s La Bohème on January 31, February 3, 7, 10, 17, 22, and 25, replacing Roberto Rizzi Brignoli, who has withdrawn for personal reasons.” There’s more!

on January 19, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Says the Met press office: “Alfred Kim will make his Met debut as Manrico in three fall performances of Il Trovatore, replacing Marcelo Álvarez, who has withdrawn from the November 11, 15, and 19 performances for personal reasons.”

on October 07, 2010 at 4:17 PM

The Met’s press office has just announced that “Stephen Wadsworth will direct the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, replacing Peter Stein, who has withdrawn for personal reasons.”

on July 21, 2010 at 5:16 PM