Berlin State Opera Announces Cast Change for ‘Don Carlo’

By Francisco Salazar

The Berlin State Opera has announced a cast change for its Oct. 8 performance of “Don Carlo.”

The company said that Yusif Eyvazov will be performing the title role in the last performance of Don Carlo replacing Stefan Pop.

Eyvazov is currently in the middle of a run of “Aida” in Berlin and is set to perform “Manon Lescaut” at the Wiener Staatsoper and “Turandot” at the Teatro San Carlo. He will also perform “Adriana Lecouvreur” at the Paris Opera.

He is set to join a cast that includes René Pape, Alfredo Daza, Falk Struckmann, Grigory Shkarupa, Adriane Queiroz, and Ekaterina Gubanova. Massimo Zanetti conducts the production by Philipp Himmelmann.