Michael Todd Simpson Will Sing Lescaut in Met's MANON Tonight; Paulo Szot Taken Ill
Michael Todd Simpson, Lescaut, Manon, Paulo Szot, The Metropolitan Opera
Simpson made his Met role debut as Lescaut in the April 14 performance. Earlier this season, he sang Streshnev in Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina. He made his Met debut as Hermann and Schlémil in the 2010 new production premiere of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman.
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