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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Met Aida Cast Change: Antonenko Out

From the Met Press Office:

Jorge de León will sing Radamès in the February 28, March 4, and March 7 performances of Verdi’s Aida, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko.
Spanish tenor Jorge de León made his company debut as Radamès in 2017, a role he had previously sung at Vienna State Opera, La Scala, and Deutsche Oper Berlin. Recent performances include Cavaradossi in Puccini’s Tosca at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Hamburg State Opera, and New National Theatre Tokyo; des Grieux in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and the title role of Giordano’s Andrea Chenier at Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona; and Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Teatro Real in Madrid. This season he sings Pinkerton at Vienna State Opera and in Barcelona; des Grieux in Hamburg; and Turiddu in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa.
The cast for Aida on February 28, March 4, and March 7 includes Sondra Radvanovsky as Aida, Olesya Petrova as Amneris, Quinn Kelsey as Amonasro, Štefan Kocán as Ramfis, and Soloman Howard as the King. Plácido Domingo conducts.
Performances of Aida began on September 26, 2018 and run through March 7, 2019.

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