Casting News

April 3, 2014
Javier Camarena will sing the role of Prince Ramiro in the season’s three initial performances of Rossini’s La Cenerentola on April 21, 25, and 28, replacing Juan Diego Flórez, who is ill. Read more...

March 10, 2014
Daniel Sutin will sing the title role in tonight’s performance of Berg’s Wozzeck, replacing Thomas Hampson, who is recovering from bronchitis. Hampson’s illness also forced him to withdraw from the March 6 performance of Wozzeck, which was sung by Matthias Goerne. Hampson expects to be ready in time for the next scheduled performance of Wozzeck on March 13. Read more... 

March 6, 2014
Matthias Goerne is stepping into the title role in tonight’s opening night performance of Berg’s Wozzeck, replacing Thomas Hampson, who has withdrawn due to illness. Read more...

March 3, 2014
Jean-François Borras will make his Met debut in the title role of Massenet’s Werther at this evening’s performance, replacing Jonas Kaufmann, who is ill. Read more...

February 19, 2014
Juliane Banse will make her Met debut as Zdenka in this season’s performances of Strauss’s Arabella, replacing Genia Kühmeier, who has withdrawn for personal reasons. Read more...

February 12, 2014
Paul Nadler will conduct the February 12 performance of Dvořák’s Rusalka, replacing Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who is ill. Read more...

February 4, 2014
Mary Phillips will sing the role of Ježibaba in the February 4 performance of Dvořák’s Rusalka, replacing Dolora Zajick, who is ill. Read more...

January 30, 2014
Paul Nadler will conduct the performances of Strauss’s Die Fledermaus on February 3 and 5, replacing Adam Fischer, who is ill. Read more...

January 29, 2014 
Salvatore Cordella will sing the role of Nemorino in this evening’s performance of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, replacing Ramón Vargas, who is ill. Read more...

January 20, 2014
Pierre Vallet will conduct this evening’s performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, replacing Philippe Auguin, who is ill. Read more...

January 15, 2014 
Marco Armiliato will conduct this evening’s performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, replacing Philippe Auguin, who is ill. Read more...

January 7, 2014 
Andriana Chuchman will sing the role of Adina in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore on Thursday, January 9 and Monday, January 13, replacing Anna Netrebko, who has withdrawn from the first two performances of the run because she is suffering from the flu. The January 9 performance will be Chuchman’s Met debut. Read more...

December 16, 2013
Paul Nadler will conduct the February 15 performance of Dvořák’s Rusalka, replacing the originally scheduled Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Nézet-Séguin will conduct the other five performances of Rusalka at the Met this season. Read more...

November 29, 2013
Jane Archibald will sing the role of Adele in all 14 performances of the new production of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus at the Met this season. Christine Schäfer, originally scheduled to sing the first six performances of the opera, is ill and unable to travel to the Met for rehearsals. Archibald was originally scheduled to sing the final eight performances of the run. Read more...

November 19, 2013
Erin Morley will sing the role of Sophie in all performances of Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier this season, replacing Mojca Erdmann, who is still recovering from a recent case of pneumonia. Read more...

September 30, 2013
Two rising young sopranos will make their Met debuts earlier than originally scheduled when they share the role of Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto later this fall, replacing Aleksandra Kurzak, who has withdrawn due to pregnancy. Read more...

August 8, 2013
Elīna Garanča has withdrawn from her 2013-14 Met engagements because she is pregnant with her second child, who is due this winter. Two star mezzo-sopranos will replace her in these performances: Alice Coote in Der Rosenkavalier and Sophie Koch, making her Met debut, in Werther. Read more...

July 23, 2013 
The following casting changes and additions have been made to the Met’s 2013-14 season. Read more...