Liv Redpath, Anton Rositskiy, Dimitris Tiliakos Set for Deutsche Oper Berlin Debuts in Major Cast Changes for ‘Les Huguenots’

By Dejan Vukosavljevic

The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced multiple cast changes for its upcoming production of “Les Huguenots,” according to the official statement on the company’s website.

For all the performances of the opera, soprano Liv Redpath will take over the role of Marguerite de Valois from Erin Morley, while tenor Anton Rositskiy will replace Yosep Kang in the role of Raoul de Nangis. Finally, Dimitris Tiliakos will replace Philipp Jekal in the role of Comte de Nevers.

Thus, all three singers will give their Deutsche Oper House debuts.

For the performances on February 2 and February 9 tenor Andrei Danilov will perform instead of Robert Watson in the role of Bois-Rosé.

The rest of the cast includes Seth Carico, Derek Welton, Olesya Golovneva, Irene Roberts, Paul Kaufmann, Padraic Rowan, Stephen Bronk, Andrew Harris, Ante Jerkunica, Timothy Newton, Jacquelyn Stucker, Karis Tucker, Alexei Botnarciuc and Jörg Schörner.

Redpath has recently performed the role of Zerbinetta in Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” at the Cincinnati Opera and the roles of Gretel in “Hänsel und Gretel” and Countess Ceprano in “Rigoletto” at the Los Angeles Opera, among others.

Rositskiy has been recently seen in the role of Lindoro in “L’Italiana in Algeri” at the Ópera Nacional de Chile and Stanislavsky Opera in Moscow. He has also performed the role of Count Almaviva in Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” both at the Ópera Nacional de Chile and Theater Kiel Opernhaus, among others.

Tiliakos has recently performed the title role in Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” at the Opernhaus Zürich, the roles of Conte Almaviva in Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” and Escamillo in Bizet’s “Carmen”at the Greek National Opera, the title role in “Rigoletto” at the Staatsoper Stuttgart, and the role of Tonio in “Pagliacci” at the Teatro di San Carlo in Napoli.

Alexander Vedernikov will conduct the production by David Alden. “Les Huguenots” begins on February 2, and will end on March 8, 2020, for the total of four performances.