BBC Proms loses two Rosenkavalier singers tomorrow and a conductormain
Prom 6 (Tuesday 22 July)
We are sorry to announce that Lars Woldt and Teodora Gheorghiu have had to withdraw from the Proms performance of Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, owing to illness. We are very grateful to Franz Hawlata and Louise Alder who will sing the roles of Baron Ochs and Sophie respectively.
Prom 26 (Tuesday 5 August)
We are sorry to announce that, as the result of an inflamed hip Semyon Bychkov has been advised to take a period of rest and will be unable to conduct the European Union Youth Orchestra at the Proms this summer. We are very grateful to Vasily Petrenko who will conduct the performance.
We are pleased that Semyon Bychkov will return to conduct Richard Strauss’s Elektra at the Proms on 31 August.