Just in: La Scala replaces Bartolimain
We hear that Danielle DeNiese is to replace Bartoli as Cleopatra in Handel’s Giulio Cesare directed by Robert Carsen at La Scala in October.
Bartoli huffed off after her friend Alexander Pereira was replaced as the company’s sovrintendente.
It’s a house debut for DeNiese. Philippe Jarousky debuts as Sesto, Bejun Mehta sings Cesare.