Jennifer Rowley Replaces Anna Netrebko In ‘Tosca’

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Anna Netrebko has canceled today’s performance of Puccini’s « Tosca . »

The Metropolitan Opera announced via Twitter that due to illness Netrebko would not be performing. As a result Jennifer Rowley will sing the title role in tonight’s performance.

Rowley recently performed the title role at the Met in January and is scheduled to sing the role with the Philadelphia Orchestra alongside Yusif Eyvazov and Ambrogio Maestri.

Netrebko recently made her role debut as Tosca earning rave reviews with OperaWire stating « Anna Netrebko conquered. » The soprano is still scheduled for the final two performances at the Met. She is also scheduled to return to Baden Baden for « Adriana Lecouvreur. »

Tonights performance of « Tosca » also stars Eyvazov and Michael Volle. Bertrand de Billy conducts.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

1 Comment on "Jennifer Rowley Replaces Anna Netrebko In ‘Tosca’"

  1. Trevor Lynes | May 5, 2018 at 7:20 am | Reply

    I hope she recovers as she is due at the Royal Albert Hall in London on the 23rd.
    Many people will be upset at her illness, lets hope she is OK for her last two performances at the Met.
    Miss Rowley is a good alternative though, but many fans will be disappointed 🙁

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