Sicklist: Diana Damrau cancels role debut

Sicklist: Diana Damrau cancels role debut


norman lebrecht

July 07, 2015

A persistent viral illness has knocked the celebrated soprano out of Baden-Baden, where she was due to make her role debut as Countess Almaviva in Marriage of Figaro on July 16 and 19.

Luxury swap: Sonya Yoncheva steps in.

Yannick conducts.

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  • Olassus says:

    The other cast change here, presumably announced earlier but news to me, is Bryn Terfel being replaced by the fading Thomas Hampson!

  • J. says:

    So she is out of the DG recording, I suppose.