Sicklist: Tanglewood loses Dame Sarah

Dame Sarah Connolly has pulled out of the Boston Symphony’s July 15 performance of Wagner’s Das Rheingold at Tanglewood, ‘due to ill health and on the advice of her doctor.’

Her replacement is the American mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe.

Revised cast:

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Thomas J. Mayer, bass-baritone ^^ (Wotan)
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano (Fricka)
Kim Begley, tenor ^^ (Loge)
David Cangelosi, tenor (Mime)
Jochen Schmeckenbecher, baritone ^^ (Alberich)
Morris Robinson, bass-baritone (Fasolt)
Ain Anger, bass ^^ (Fafner)
Malin Christensson, soprano (Freia)
Jacqueline Echols, soprano ^^ (Woglinde)
Catherine Martin, mezzo-soprano ^^ (Wellgunde)
Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano (Flosshilde)
Patricia Bardon, contralto ^^ (Erda)
David Butt Philip, tenor ^^ (Froh)
Ryan McKinny, baritone ^^ (Donner)
WAGNER Das Rheingold

 

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