Alfredo crashes out in middle of Mehta’s Traviatamain
Trouble last night in Valencia, where the tenor Ivan Magri started the performance with an inflammation of the vocal cords that got progressively worse. He was replaced on stage by a stage manager in costume who went through the moves, and offstage by another tenor plucked from a Walküre rehearsal. The show went on. Read here.
The sbustitute was the Austrian tenor Nikolai Schukoff. The stage manager has not been named