Covent Garden puts up two tenors for the price of one

The Latvian tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko is sick and has withdrawn from tonight’s Cav and Pag.

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At short notice, they’ve called in two tenors. Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana will be sung by the South Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee, who sang the role at the house a couple of weeks back.

The role of Canio in Pagliacci will be sung by Lithuanian tenor Kristian Benedikt, making his ROH debut.

 

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