Lisette Oropesa Replaces Nadine Sierra At The Opera National De Paris

Nadine Sierra has canceled two performances of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” at the Opera National de Paris.

The Opera National de Paris announced that the soprano canceled the June 24 and 27 performances due to illness. As a result, Lisette Oropesa will replace Sierra.

Oropesa is one of the most acclaimed Gildas as she has sung the role all over the world. She has performed the role over 40 times in the past nine years in seven productions and one concert. She has performed it at the Metropolitan Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper and Dutch National Opera among others.

Oropesa was currently preparing a revival of Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” at the Glyndebourne Festival which opens in July. She is also scheduled to return to the Royal Opera House for a revival of Lucia di Lammermoor.

Sierra returns to the stage in July for performances in “Rigoletto” in Orange and will participate in the annual Le Concert de Paris at the Eiffel Tower before heading to the United States for the Ravinia Festival. She is slated to open the Royal Opera House this fall in the role of Musetta. It will mark her house debut.


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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 "Lisette Oropesa Replaces Nadine Sierra At The Opera National De Paris"

  1. And wow what a performance! I couldn’t believe my luck that I had a ticket for tonight’s performance at the Bastille! Lisette Oropesa had the audience spellbinded by her singing and then she received a HUGE standing ovation when she came out to take her bow. My ears were ringing by thunderous clapping. Truly a superstar in the making. I hope to see more of her in Paris!

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