Opera.broadwayworld.com

Michael Todd Simpson Will Sing Lescaut in Met's MANON Tonight; Paulo Szot Taken Ill

April 17
5:26 2012

Michael-Todd-Simpson-Will-Sing-Lescaut-at-Mets-MANON-Tonight-Paulo-Szot-Ill-20010101

Michael Todd Simpson will sing the role of Lescaut in this evening's performance of Massenet's Manon, replacing Paulo Szot, who is ill.

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.

Manon, conducted by Fabio Luisi, also stars Anna Netrebko as Manon, Piotr Beczala as the Chevalier des Grieux, and David Pittsinger as Comte des Grieux.

Photo credit: Ken Allen

Related Links
Mannes Opera to Present Donizetti's L'ELISIR D'AMORE, Featuring Mannes Orchestra, 12/11Mannes Opera to Present Donizetti's L'ELISIR D'AMORE, Featuring Mannes Orchestra, 12/11
November 18, 2015


About Author

   Subscribe to Author Alerts

OPERA VIDEOS


BWW Reviews:  Opera Theatre of St. Louis delights with 'La boheme'BWW Reviews: Opera Theatre of St. Louis delights with 'La boheme'

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow

BWW Opera Review: A Captivating BEAST from the Center for Contemporary OperaBWW Opera Review: A Captivating BEAST from the Center for Contemporary Opera
by Richard Sasanow