Vienna pressure: She sings Marzelline one night, Sophie the next

May 30, 2017 by norman lebrecht


A bout of drop-outs at the Vienna Opera has required the Israeli soprano Chen Reiss to stand in as Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier. She is already in the cast of Fidelio as Marzelline and will sing the two roles back to back.

Comments (2)

  1. Una says:

    There’s a case of someone knowing their stuff and the show going on!

  2. Bernhard says:

    Two nights in a row! Where is the problem??? We singers do that often. So what

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