We hear the Bryan Hymel had to be substituted during last night’s premiere of Verdi’s Sicilian Vespers at Bavarian State Opera.
After a coughing fit in the fourth act, he was replaced by Leonardo Caimi, singing from the wings.
The US soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Uruguayan bass-baritone Erwin Schrott sustained the show.
Omer Meir Wellber conducted.
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