Casting News

October 30, 2014
Sonya Yoncheva will make her North American role debut as Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata at the Met this January. Marina Rebeka will replace Yoncheva as Musetta in the three performances of La Bohème she was scheduled to sing. Read more... 

October 16, 2014
George Gagnidze will sing the role of Amonasro in five performances of Verdi’s Aida this season, replacing the originally announced Andrzej Dobber, who has withdrawn from the performances. Read more....

September 24, 2014
Heidi Stober will sing the role of Gretel in the January 1 and January 3 matinee performances of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. Read more... 

September 18, 2014
The Metropolitan Opera announces cast changes for this season’s performances of Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Verdi’s Aida, and Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. Read more...

September 4, 2014
American soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen will make her Met debut as Countess Almaviva in this December’s performances of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.Willis-Sørensen will sing the role on December 4, 8, 12, 15, and 20 matinee, replacing the originally announced Amanda Majeski, who now sings the September and October performances of the opera. Read more...

September 3, 2014
German bass Tobias Kehrer will make his Met debut this season as Sarastro in six performances of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, replacing Franz-Josef Selig, who has withdrawn for health reasons. Read more... 

August 13, 2014
American soprano Amanda Majeski will sing Countess Almaviva in all performances of the season-opening new production of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, replacing Marina Poplavskaya, who has withdrawn for health reasons. Read more...

August 5, 2014
Erin Morley will sing Olympia and Christine Rice will sing Giulietta in the first six performances of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann, replacing Hibla Gerzmava, who has retired the roles from her repertory. Read more...