Thursday, August 20, 2015

Not Plain Jane

From the Met:
Jamie Barton will add a new role to her Met repertory this season when she sings Giovanna Seymour in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, replacing Elīna Garanča, who has withdrawn due to a death in her family.
Barton will sing the September 26 matinee, October 1, 5, 13, January 5, and January 9 matinee performances; for the latter two dates, she replaces the originally announced Ekaterina Semenchuk. At the October 9 performance, Serbian mezzo-soprano Milijana Nikolic will make her Met debut in the role.

Garanča will return to the Met in March to sing Sara in the company premiere of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux.
Sympathies to Elina Garanča and Toi Toi Toi to Jamie Barton.

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